Israeli president tells Congress criticism of his country must not negate ‘right to exist’
WASHINGTON — Israeli President Isaac Herzog, honoring Israel’s 75th year of independence, on Wednesday assured U.S. lawmakers that his nation “has democracy in its DNA,” even as tensions grow over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s increasingly extreme agenda to overhaul Israel’s judicial system and ramp up construction of settlements in the West Bank. Herzog’s remarks to […]
U.S. Senate Leader Schumer calls for safety audit into all major railroads after Ohio derailment
The call comes more than a month after a Norfolk Southern train went off the tracks miles from the Pa. border.