New Netanyahu media czar in hot water over Obama comments

New Netanyahu media czar in hot water over Obama comments

Agence France-Presse Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new top media adviser came under fire Thursday for controversial past comments, including some accusing US President Barack Obama of anti-Semitism. The controversy surrounding Ran Baratz erupted as Netanyahu prepares to meet Obama in Washington Monday as part of efforts to heal rifts over the Iran nuclear deal,

‘I’ve seen America’s future — and it’s not Republican’: How demographic change gives Democrats the advantage

‘I’ve seen America’s future — and it’s not Republican’: How demographic change gives Democrats the advantage

Stan Greenberg, The Guardian Given the kind of things the Republican presidential candidates have been saying every day for weeks now, you might reasonably conclude that US politics is stuck not just in another decade, but in a previous century. Ben Carson thinks Obamacare is “ the worst thing that has happened in this nation

Michigan women finally adopt their 5 children — after years-long fight led to Supreme Court ruling on marriage

Michigan women finally adopt their 5 children — after years-long fight led to Supreme Court ruling on marriage

Reuters

DETROIT — When April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse began their historic fight for equality nearly five years ago, the couple vowed to never lose sight of their true goal: becoming a complete family. The couple’s dream came true Thursday when they formally adopted all five of their children before Judge Karen McDonald in Oakland County Circuit…

Breakthrough: Scientists use ‘designer’ immune cells to reverse 1-year-old girl’s cancer

Breakthrough: Scientists use ‘designer’ immune cells to reverse 1-year-old girl’s cancer

Agence France-Presse A one-year-old girl in Britain has become the first in the world to be treated with “designer” immune cells genetically engineered to reverse her cancer, doctors said. Layla Richards was suffering from leukaemia, but was cured after scientists used a new gene-editing technique to manipulate cells to fight the disease at Great Ormond