On the evening of 26th July 2018, as he was preparing a romantic dinner for his wife, 31 year-old Israeli man Yotam Ovadia was jumped upon by a 17 year-old Palestinian terrorist Muhammed Tareq Yussef, who repeatedly stabbed him to death in the community of Adam, just outside Jerusalem.Yotam was the father of two small children, aged two years and seven months, who were still holding onto their bottles when the tragic news of their father's death was first delivered.During his funeral, Yotam's father-in-law noted "you were everything to your wife and children", with Yotam's widow crying out "I don't know how to continue and to be strong for the children."Yotam's teen murderer, Yussef, came from a nearby Palestinian village of Kober, before infiltrating Adam. Yussef had stabbed two other people, one of whom managed to discharge his weapon in self-defense and kill Yussef.The basic fact of the matter is that attacks like these do not occur in a vacuum. Such acts of pitiless slaughter are … [Read more...] about Is Palestine’s ‘Pay to Slay’ Israelis program being bankrolled by the European Union?
President Donald Trump called the European Union a “foe” of the United States, citing trade issues. CBS News’ Jeff Glor asked Trump who he considers his biggest foe or global competitor. This is how the President answered: “Well, I think we have a lot of foes. I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade. Now, you wouldn’t think of the European Union, but they’re a foe. Russia’s a foe in certain respects. China is a foe economically, certainly they are a foe. But that doesn’t mean they are bad. It doesn’t mean anything. It means that they are competitors. They want to do well and we want to do well, and we’re starting to do well.” He segued to touting U.S. unemployment numbers before Glor circled back and said, “A lot of people might be surprised to hear you list the EU as a foe before China and Russia.” “EU is very difficult,” Trump said, before adding “both of my … [Read more...] about Trump Calls the European Union a ‘Foe’: Look at ‘What They Do to Us in Trade’
By Raf Casert and Vanessa Gera Published 1:24 pm, Monday, July 2, 2018 Photo: Czarek Sokolowski / Associated Press Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Crowds in Warsaw protest a law that would force the retirement of a third of Supreme Court justices. Crowds in Warsaw protest a law that would force the retirement of a third of Supreme Court justices. Photo: Czarek Sokolowski / Associated Press European Union moves against Poland for its new court law 1 / 1 Back to Gallery BRUSSELS — The European Union opened another rule-of-law procedure Monday against Poland over what it sees as flaws in the country’s Supreme Court law, intensifying a standoff that could threaten Poland’s EU voting rights and funding. The move comes a day before legislation takes effect that will force the early retirement … [Read more...] about European Union moves against Poland for its new court law
Ealing Council has set up a new website to help its EU citizens understand their rights in the run up to Brexit. It's part of the council's promise to protect people from across the European Union living in the borough. Ealing is home to 55,000 people from other countries in the EU whom the council says have been left uncertain about their rights following the EU referendum which took place on June 23, 2016. Following the second anniversary of the vote, it has produced a web page explaining the current position and links to further information. Council leader Julian Bell said: “In April 2018, Ealing councillors voted to support all EU citizens in the borough and wants to assure them that they are valued and welcome in Ealing. “The council continues to apply pressure to the government and has written asking it to guarantee EU citizens’ rights, in the event of a hard Brexit, or any other circumstances. The council has also asked the government to give all UK … [Read more...] about Ealing Council’s bid to ‘protect’ people from the European Union
By Raf Casert and Lorne Cook Published 2:42 pm, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Photo: Virginia Mayo / Associated Press Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 “With friends like that, who needs enemies?” EU President Donald Tusk said of President Trump. “With friends like that, who needs enemies?” EU President Donald Tusk said of President Trump. Photo: Virginia Mayo / Associated Press European Union chief chides Trump for ‘capricious’ policies 1 / 1 Back to Gallery SOFIA, Bulgaria — European Union Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday derided the actions of the United States under President Trump as “capricious,” noting: “Someone could even think ‘with friends like that, who needs enemies?’” As trans-Atlantic problems mount, Tusk is leading … [Read more...] about European Union chief chides Trump for ‘capricious’ policies