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Egypt demands unified Palestinian
position on ceasefire: official

Asharq Al Awsat [London, UK], by Kifah Ziboun

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Posted By:earlybird, 7/31/2014 8:38:47 AM

Ramallah—The Egyptian government has called on the Palestinian Authority and Hamas to unify their stance on the Egyptian-sponsored ceasefire initiative to end the fighting in Gaza ahead of a forthcoming meeting in Cairo. A senior Palestinian official, speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said that Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi had informed his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas that the joint Palestinian delegation set to visit Cairo to discuss the Egyptian initiative should include representatives of both Hamas and Fatah and “adopt a unified stance.” Palestinian Authority President Abbas is expected

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nigella, 7/31/2014 10:42:57 AM     (No. 9947742)

They are unified. Unified in their quest to eliminate the entire Jewish nation...

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Kudo’s to Ted Cruz who stood on principle and boldly walked off stage when the audience openly reflected their anti-Semitism. Cruz was the Key Note speaker. [...] Cruz, the keynote speaker at the sold-out D.C. dinner gala for the recently-founded non-profit In Defense of Christians, began by saying that “tonight, we are all united in defense of Christians. Tonight, we are all united in defense of Jews. Tonight, we are all united in defense of people of good faith, who are standing together against those who would persecute and murder those who dare disagree with their religious teachings.” Cruz was

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Posted By: earlybird- 9/11/2014 9:26:14 AM     Post Reply
It really is quite amazing to watch how easily the people around Ferguson Missouri are manipulated by local members of the professional grievance community, and peer pressure. Dozens of residents proud to be arrested including some younger people. Yesterday they tried to block the Interstate (I-70) but were stopped by police and law enforcement. Of course the Saint Louis media is giddy with the confrontation(s) helping to sell newspapers and generate viewership. However, a review of the people at the center of the protests and you find they are almost the exact same people from the prior evening’s City Council Meeting

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell
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Los Angeles Times, by Bill Plaschke    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/11/2014 1:13:24 AM     Post Reply
The Shield has become a sham. America´s game has become America´s embarrassment. (Snip) Roger Goodell needs to be gone, cut as quickly and coldly as one of his players, waived, whacked, dumped, bring in your playbook, clean out your locker, now. For three days, the NFL commissioner has claimed he issued a stunningly light two-game suspension of the Baltimore Ravens´ Ray Rice, accused of domestic violence, without anyone in his office ever seeing the infamous videotape of Rice knocking out his then-fiancee Janay Palmer.It now appears that beyond being clueless, he may also have been lying. There now exists evidence his office

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Posted By: earlybird- 9/11/2014 1:09:48 AM     Post Reply
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AP: NFL executive was sent
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Posted By: earlybird- 9/11/2014 1:05:54 AM     Post Reply
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has insisted since Monday that the league did everything in its power to obtain the Ray Rice video before TMZ released it. However, a possible bombshell from the Associated Press suggests that the league may have had access to the video five months ago. According to the AP, a law enforcement official sent a copy of the Ray Rice tape to an NFL executive in April. It´s not clear at this time who at the league office actually saw the video, but someone definitely saw it. The AP was given access to a 12-second voicemail from

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Posted By: earlybird- 9/10/2014 9:08:44 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: earlybird- 9/10/2014 6:19:31 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: earlybird- 9/8/2014 2:37:56 PM     Post Reply
OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Video of Ray Rice´s attack on his then-fiancee apparently was the last straw for the Baltimore Ravens, who announced Monday afternoon they´ve terminated the embattled running back´s contract. Rice, a three-time Pro Bowler and who helped Baltimore to a Super Bowl title in the 2012 season, was charged with third-degree aggravated assault following a Feb. 15 incident at a casino in Atlantic City, N.J., in which he alleged knocked out his then fiancé and now wife, Janay Palmer (now Janay Rice).Initially, Rice and Palmer both were charged with simple assault. The Atlantic County prosecutor´s office later dropped the charge against her.



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