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Netanyahu support for Trump on UNRWA exposes political-military divide.
When the Trump administration announced last month it would immediately cut all US aid for UNRWA, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immediately hailed it as a “praiseworthy” and “important” decision. Established to care for hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced by the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East has long been a punching bag for Israeli politicians. It upends a 50-year old accommodationist policy supported by the defense establishment, which considers UNRWA’s social welfare work – for all its political warts – as a stabilizing force among some 2.1 million registered refugees in the West Bank and Gaza.

The prospect of no people living in extreme poverty
For the first time in recorded history, fewer than 1 in 10 people are living in “extreme poverty,” according to a new World Bank report. This progress has been so steady that many experts now ask if a zero level of extreme poverty could soon be possible. According to poverty expert Esther Duflo at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the anticipation of future poverty has long exacerbated current poverty.

Why both Iran and US have taken hits from nuclear deal withdrawal
As President Trump prepared to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal last spring, a debate flared over who would wind up more isolated as a result of such a move: Iran, or the United States. Four months after Mr. Trump pulled the US out of the 2015 seven-nation accord, the evidence is increasingly clear that not just one of the two principal antagonists of the landmark agreement is isolated, but that both are – though in different ways and to different degrees. Simply put: While Iran’s growing isolation is economic, for the US the repercussion from exiting the nuclear deal has been diplomatic.

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OBJ: You know who I am — so give me the ball
Odell Beckham Jr. admits demanding the ball more is a dangerous proposition. But without it? "You kind of feel useless, no matter what you’re doing."

Urban Meyer told NFL scout of Aaron Hernandez: 'Don't f---ing touch that guy'
Urban Meyer, now a coach at Ohio State, recently returned from a three-game suspension. Meyer had warned NFL teams against drafting his former player Aaron Hernandez whom he coached at Florida. Bill Belichick isn’t the only big-name football coach in Ian O’Connor’s upcoming book, “Belichick: The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time.” Current Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is also in it,  along with his former player from the University of Florida – Aaron Hernandez.

Steve Kerr concerned by lack of turnover on Warriors coaching staff
Let's take a look at the Warriors' assistant coaches since Steve Kerr arrived prior to the 2014-15 season:2014-15 -- Alvin Gentry, Luke Walton, Ron Adams2015-16 -- Luke Walton, Jarron Collins, Ron Adams2016-17 -- Mike Brown, Jarron Rollins, Ron Adams2017

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
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L.L. Bean rebuffs boycott over granddaughter’s big Trump donation
A man wipes off the headlights of the L.L. Bean Bootmobile in the parking lot at the facility where the famous outdoor boot is made. L.L. Bean is pushing back against a boycott led by a group urging consumers not to shop at retailers that support President-elect Donald Trump after it was revealed that Linda Bean, heir of the Maine-based company’s founder, had donated to a political action committee that helped elect Trump. “We are deeply troubled by the portrayal of L.L. Bean as a supporter of any political agenda,” Shawn Gorman, L.L. Bean’s executive chairman, said in a statement posted to Facebook late Sunday.

Union leader who says Trump lied about Carrier deal refuses to back down
Trump tours a Carrier factory in Indianapolis, Dec. 1, 2016. Chuck Jones, the union leader who claims President-elect Donald Trump lied to Carrier employees while touting a deal to keep jobs in the U.S., says he started receiving harassing phone calls a half hour after Trump slammed him on Twitter. “I’ve been doing this job for 30 years,” Jones, president of the United Steelworkers Local 1999, told CNN on Thursday morning.

Working, eating and sleeping at the office
The sight of workers sleeping on the job is common in China, where a surplus of cheap labor can lead to downtime and employees at startup companies work long hours.

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

Trump Says It's 'Very Hard For Me To Imagine' Kavanaugh Accusations
President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed skepticism over Christine Blasey

Mother of baby swept away by Hurricane Florence floodwaters: 'I did everything I could'
The mother of a child who died after he was swept away by Hurricane Florence's

He Created 3D-Printed Guns And Funded Neo-Nazis. Now He's An International Fugitive.
There's an international manhunt underway for Cody Wilson, the guy credited

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