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  • Trump backs Russia, Iran efforts to fight Islamic State

    5 days ago

    Leading Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday said he supported Russian efforts to fight Islamic State militants in the Middle East, including Syria.

    Asked whether he backed those like Russia who supported Syrian President Bashar al Assad or those who see...

  • Trump under fire for not correcting man who called Obama a Muslim

    2 weeks ago

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came under fire on Friday from Republican and Democratic rivals and the White House for not correcting a man who called President Barack Obama a Muslim at a Trump campaign event.

    Trump, who in the past has expressed doubts about...

  • Year in review: Looking back at 5775

    3 weeks ago

    As 5775 winds to a close, here’s a look back on the highs and lows (and everything in between) of the year that was.

    September 2014

    At the annual U.N. General Assembly, President Barack Obama focuses his speech on ISIS; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu likens Iran to...

  • Trump accuses talk-show radio host of ‘gotcha’ question on Middle East

    September 4, 2015 | 3:13 pm

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump did not take kindly in a radio interview on Thursday to being asked to identify the affiliations of various militant leaders in the Middle East, saying the host was asking "a gotcha question."

    Discussing Islamist extremism,...

  • Trump, after Republican pledge, breaks from pack on Iran deal, gay marriage

    September 4, 2015 | 11:19 am

    Leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump showed again on Friday he will not easily be bound to party orthodoxy, breaking from many of his rival's policy stances on issues from the Iran nuclear deal to the gay marriage fight in Kentucky. 

    In an interview with MSNBC,...

  • Pressured by party, Trump signs Republican loyalty pledge

    September 3, 2015 | 2:15 pm

    Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday bowed to pressure from the party establishment and signed a pledge not to run as an independent candidate in the November 2016 presidential election.

    His vow of loyalty on Thursday was something of a victory for the Republican...

  • Neither Trump nor ISIS is going away soon

    August 31, 2015 | 10:42 am

    There are three things most young men want – need really – so much so that it’s seemingly part of their DNA:  1) to feel relevant, to have status of some sort; 2) to be able to give vent to their aggressive tendencies, up to and including sometimes, killing; 3) to have sex, pretty...

  • Trump’s lead grows as Bush slips in Republican White House race

    August 25, 2015 | 3:08 pm

    Republican Jeb Bush's support is slipping in the race for the party's presidential nomination, and front-runner Donald Trump has opened a 20-point lead over his closest rivals, a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll showed on Tuesday.

    Republican backing for Bush dipped from 16 percent to 8...

  • Hillary: Own the Iran deal

    By Rob Eshman

    August 19, 2015 | 10:36 am

    Laugh all you want, but the only Republican presidential candidate to have put forth a realistic position on the Iran nuclear deal is Donald Trump.    

    While his blustery co-stars — I mean, opponents — have said they would rip up the deal on day one, Trump said he would do no...

  • With fist-bump, Trump reports for jury duty in N.Y.

    August 17, 2015 | 12:49 pm

    Billionaire Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reported for jury duty in New York on Monday in a black limousine, signing autographs and giving a fist-bump to a supporter as he took a break from the campaign trail.

    Trump, the front-runner in a crowded Republican...

  • Bernie has it.  Trump has it.  Joe has it.  Does Hillary?

    By Marty Kaplan

    August 17, 2015 | 10:28 am

    As Joe Biden polls family and friends about entering the presidential fray, he’s getting two kinds of advice – personal and political.  The personal is about his life, his values and what he can give to his country.  The political is about Hillary Clinton’s vulnerability.


  • Trump: Obama, Kerry ‘sold out’ Israel on Iran

    August 17, 2015 | 9:08 am

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry hurt Israel through the recent agreement on Iran’s nuclear program.

    “Israel was sold out by Kerry and Obama,” Trump said at an Iowa campaign event Saturday, according to ...

  • Trump’s female fans shrug off ‘blood’ comment about TV host

    August 13, 2015 | 11:43 am

    It's easy to find female fans of Donald Trump in this cluster of former factory towns in the hills west of New York City even after his comments about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly that have been widely interpreted as referring to her menstrual cycle.

    The loud-mouthed real estate...

  • How Jewish family values keep Ivanka Trump classy

    August 10, 2015 | 1:14 pm

    dishy dispatch in Vanity Fair has taken careful note of the skillful way that Ivanka Trump is supporting the scorched-earth presidential campaign of her father, Donald Trump, while avoiding any tinge to her own reputation. The answer, it appears, lies in a careful combination of...

  • When it comes to Jewish ties, no GOP candidate trumps Trump

    August 7, 2015 | 2:55 pm

    Among the expansive field of Republican presidential candidates on display in the party’s first debates Thursday night, Donald Trump may be the most closely connected to the Jewish people.

    Trump is from New York, works in professions saturated with Jews and long has been a vocal...

  • Trump draws boos as he bristles at ‘war on women’ question

    August 6, 2015 | 6:59 pm

    White House contender Donald Trump, known for his inflammatory rhetoric, reacted with pique at a Republican presidential debate on Thursday when asked about his past comments calling women "fat pigs," "dogs," "slobs" and "disgusting animals."

    Trump dismissed as "political...

  • Poll: Trump leads Republican presidential race with 25 percent

    July 29, 2015 | 3:36 pm

    Billionaire Donald Trump has taken a commanding lead in the race for the 2016 U.S. Republican presidential nomination with the support of 25 percent in a Reuters/Ipsos poll, giving him a double-digit advantage over nearest rival Jeb Bush.

    The poll shows Bush, the former Florida...

  • Obama knocks Huckabee, Trump for slide in Republican rhetoric

    July 27, 2015 | 3:24 pm

    President Barack Obama criticized Republican presidential candidates Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump on Monday for their blunt rhetoric about the Iran nuclear agreement and other issues, calling it damaging to political debate.

    Huckabee, one of more than a dozen candidates vying...

  • Why Trump is soaring

    By David Suissa

    July 21, 2015 | 5:01 pm

    The more outrageous Donald Trump gets in his noisy and obnoxious campaign for the Republican nomination, the more his front-running poll numbers seem to be soaring.

    What's going on? Are people that shallow? Don't they get that his shtick is just that -- a shtick? Can't they see...

  • McCain urges Trump to apologize to U.S. military families

    July 20, 2015 | 12:16 pm

    Senator John McCain urged Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday to apologize to U.S. military families for saying prisoners of war are not heroes, in his first direct response to Trump's remarks.

    Trump drew a barrage of criticism over the weekend after telling...

  • Republicans have the best bullies

    By Marty Kaplan

    July 20, 2015 | 12:13 pm

    It’s too soon to know how badly Donald Trump damaged himself by belittling John McCain’s war record on July 18 in Iowa. After all, George W. Bush wasn’t hurt in the 2000 South Carolina primary when his operatives rumored that McCain had an illegitimate black child, nor was W hurt...

  • Donald Trump tweeted a photo of his face, the American flag and Nazi soldiers

    July 14, 2015 | 12:48 pm

    Donald Trump has had a rocky (though high polling) start to his presidential campaign.

    He reportedly paid actors $50 to watch his announcement speech.

    His hard stance on immigration has landed him in hot water with NBC and other former business affiliates.

    He learned not to...

  • Oklahoma woman named Miss USA; Trump a no-show

    July 12, 2015 | 9:20 pm

    Oklahoma's Olivia Jordan was crowned Miss USA on Sunday, capping weeks of controversy in the run-up to the annual beauty pageant after its co-owner Donald Trump made incendiary remarks about Mexican immigrants while announcing his run for president.

    Several judges, guests and the...

  • Another golf event drops Trump course due to attack on immigrants

    July 7, 2015 | 12:02 pm

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump suffered a fresh blow on Tuesday with the announcement that a professional golfing event scheduled for October at a Trump course in Los Angeles will be moved, the latest fallout from his vitriol against undocumented immigrants from...

  • You’re fired! NBC dumps Trump over insults to Mexicans

    June 29, 2015 | 2:15 pm

    NBC ended its relationship with real estate developer and TV personality Donald Trump and his "Miss USA" and "Miss Universe" pageants on Monday after he made comments insulting Mexicans when he began his run for president.

    The pageants, which are part of a joint venture between...

  • Trump courts controversy in launch of White House bid

    June 16, 2015 | 9:42 am

    Real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump announced his candidacy for the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Tuesday in a blitz of boasts, inflammatory comments and attacks on both fellow Republicans and President Barack Obama's administration.

    "I will be the greatest...

  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    May 6, 2013 | 12:07 pm

    Go Big in Tel-Aviv

    European low-cost airline Easy Jet is launching an aggressive marketing campaign in London, aimed to promoting tourism  in Tel-Aviv, in cooperation with Israel's Tourism Minister. The campaign, under the banner "Go Big in Tel-Aviv," is aimed at young people and...

  • Celebrity Apprentice All Star Recap

    By Ilana Angel

    March 31, 2013 | 10:57 pm

    The reality television gods were on our side this week when the show was only an hour.  This is how it should always be.  This show is only worthy of 30 minutes so stretching it to an hour makes sense.  Going two hours every week gives me a headache, so tonight I am drinking wine,...

  • All Star Celebrity Apprentice is Not Fun to Blog

    By Ilana Angel

    March 25, 2013 | 4:33 pm

    I like to watch this show, but must tell you that blogging it is not fun.  It drags on forever and I will, for the hundredth time, say that two hours a week is just too much to ask of us. This show should be an hour. Period. I’m going to plow through this week because quite...

  • Celebrity Apprentice – Week 3 Recap

    By Ilana Angel

    March 18, 2013 | 11:58 am

    I love this show and while I miss a cast of regular people, there is nothing more entertaining than watching famous people humiliate themselves by being themselves.  We are not watching characters, they are being them and more often than not, they are ridiculous and not that...

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