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Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism

Jan 27, 2015

Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism

Film director Steven Spielberg told a group of Holocaust survivors on Monday that Jews are again facing the “perennial demons of intolerance” from anti-Semites who are provoking hate crimes and trying to strip survivors of their identity. His warning came in a speech to ...

On Roe vs. Wade anniversary, U.S. House approves abortion curbs

Jan 23, 2015

On Roe vs. Wade anniversary, U.S. House approves abortion curbs

U.S. House Republicans pushed through a controversial bill tightening federal abortion restrictions Thursday, touching a raw nerve on the 42nd anniversary of the controversial Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. As pro-life demonstrators gathered in front of the Supreme Court, the House of Representatives voted ...

Jan 16, 2015

Iran to combat 'immoral' dating with official marriage site

Iran has announced plans to combat what it says are “immoral” online dating websites by launching an official site for young people seeking marriage. Local media quoted officials as saying the site would launch in the next few days and promote long-term marriages among ...