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Netanyahu and Gantz face off in repeat Israeli elections

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Long-serving PM Netanyahu and former military chief Gantz running neck-and-neck in repeat election
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Round 2: The main parties, blocs in Israel's repeat election

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Israelis vote for the second time this year with key players the same but some new alliances, leaders
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Dutch court to hear case against Israel's Gantz

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THE HAGUE - A Dutch court will consider on Tuesday a request to hear a civil suit seeking damages from former Israeli armed forces chief Benny Gantz, who is standing against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a parliamentary election.
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Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term in do-over election

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JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics.
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Voting begins in Israel election seen as referendum on Netanyahu

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Analysts say Benjamin Netanyahu unlikely to be able to secure majority, raising prospect of unity government.
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Israelis vote in repeat election centered on PM Netanyahu

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Israelis are voting in an unprecedented repeat Israeli election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power.
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Israel votes in repeat election focused on Netanyahu

Israel votes in repeat election focused on Netanyahu

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JERUSALEM - Israelis were voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power. Against the prospect of a likely indictment on corruption charges, Netanyahu is seeking a fifth term in office. He faces a stiff challenge from retired military chief Benny Gantz, whose centrist Blue and White party is running even with Netanyahu's Likud. Both parties could struggle to form a majority coalition with smaller allies, though, forcing them into a potential unity government. It's the second election this year, after...
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Israel goes to polls in ‘referendum' on Netanyahu & settlement annexations

Israel goes to polls in ‘referendum' on Netanyahu & settlement annexations

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Israelis are hitting the polls for the second time this year. The already unprecedented general election is also the culmination of an existential drama for PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Having already secured Washington's backing for the Israeli claims to the Golan Heights and Jerusalem, Netanyahu had to up the stakes, vowing on the eve of the vote to annex Hebron as well as the Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley, if elected.
This may be a step farther than his main challenger, Benjamin “ Benny ” Gantz of the Kahol Lavan bloc is ready to take...
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Israelis have begun voting in historic repeat election seen as referendum on longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G7 summit

Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G7 summit

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that next year's G-7 conference will not take place at his Doral resort. "Based on both Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational... Read more ...

'I Am back,' Bernie Sanders Tells Supporters At NYC Rally

'I Am back,' Bernie Sanders Tells Supporters At NYC Rally

The event marked Sanders' formal return to the campaign trail less than three weeks after he suffered a heart attack. Read more ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Bernie Sanders At Comeback Rally In Queens

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Bernie Sanders At Comeback Rally In Queens

The Sanders campaign estimated that the rally drew nearly 26,000 attendees, which would make it the largest Democratic presidential rally of this cycle. Read more ...

Andrew Yang Warns There Is No Guarantee Impeaching Trump Will Be Successful

Andrew Yang Warns There Is No Guarantee Impeaching Trump Will Be Successful

Yang says Democrats need to articulate a vision for the country. "When we're talking about Donald Trump, we are losing to Donald Trump, even if it's in the context of talking... Read more ...

U.K. Parliament Votes To Delay Vote On Johnson's Breakthrough Brexit Plan

U.K. Parliament Votes To Delay Vote On Johnson's Breakthrough Brexit Plan

The Letwin Amendment, approved Saturday, will force British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to request an extension to the Oct. 31 no-deal deadline. Read more ...

House Republican Announces Retirement One Day After Openly Considering...

House Republican Announces Retirement One Day After Openly Considering Impeachment

Francis Rooney suggested he might be willing to vote for Trump's ouster. Read more ...

Kurdish General Slams U.S.-Syria Policy; Gen. Petraeus Calls Withdrawal 'A...

Kurdish General Slams U.S.-Syria Policy; Gen. Petraeus Calls Withdrawal 'A Betrayal'

Two days into a cease-fire, clashes continue along Syria's northern border. Petraeus, who once commanded U.S. forces in the region, told NPR that withdrawing U.S. troops is... Read more ...

Boris Johnson asks the EU to delay Brexit despite saying there were 'no...

Boris Johnson asks the EU to delay Brexit despite saying there were 'no circumstances' in which he would request an extension

Boris Johnson writes to the EU requesting that is delayed, after repeatedly insisting that he would not. The prime minister had said he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than... Read more ...

Clinton Email Probe Finds No Deliberate Mishandling Of Classified Information

Clinton Email Probe Finds No Deliberate Mishandling Of Classified Information

Thirty-eight people violated security protocols around non-classified emails, the probe found. Read more ...

Van Jones: Hillary Clinton Is Playing A 'Dangerous Game' With Tulsi Gabbard...

Van Jones: Hillary Clinton Is Playing A 'Dangerous Game' With Tulsi Gabbard Remarks

The CNN host said he doesn't want Clinton's comments on Gabbard and Russia to "legitimate these kind of attacks against anybody." Read more ...