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  • Abbas rejects Trump's peace proposal

    05/29/2017 2:45:21 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 41 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 28/5/17 | Dalit Halevi
    Fatah's Revolutionary Council congratulated the "heroic" hunger-striking terrorists for their "victory" over Israel in what the terror organization called a "fight for freedom and honor." In a committee meeting titled "The meeting for freedom and honor in support of our heroic prisoners," the Council expressed its pride and admiration of the prisoners for "standing strong," and said the Fatah leader and their freedom and their families' honor would continue to top Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas' priority list. The Council also gave full support to Abbas' "nationalist" views and credited him with expressing "Palestinian" values in his meeting with US...
  • Catholic Universities Urged to Reject Honorees Like Biden Who Advocate ‘Culture of Death

    05/11/2016 4:58:01 PM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 2 replies
    cns news ^ | 5/11/16
    More than two dozen prominent pro-life and Catholic leaders have signed a statement urging Catholic colleges and universities “to reject the culture of death and instead stand firm in defending truth and the Catholic identity of their institutions… by refusing to honor and award speaking platforms to public advocates of abortion and same-sex marriage.” The statement, which was released Wednesday by the Cardinal Newman Society, was prompted by “scandals” at three Catholic universities that are honoring people who openly defy Catholic teaching, including Vice President Joe Biden. Signatories include Fr. Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life; Brian Brown,...
  • Abbas admits: 'I rejected Israeli offer of PA state'

    11/21/2015 3:44:38 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/11/15 | Hillel Fendel
    For the first time, Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas has admitted that he rejected "out of hand" an Israeli offer for a PA state on nearly 95% of Judea and Samaria. In 2008, then-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert offered to agree to the creation of an independent PA state including all of Gaza, nearly all of Judea/Samaria, and parts of Israel – a total area equal to 99.5% of the size of Judea and Samaria. In addition, a tunnel would connect Judea/Samaria to Gaza, and the PA state would have its capital in eastern Jerusalem. Not only that: Olmert...
  • Governors of Michigan, Alabama reject resettlement of Syrian refugees in their states

    11/16/2015 5:58:41 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 33 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/16/15 | Yanan Wang
    The terrorist attacks in Paris have prompted two governors to announce that Syrian refugees will not be allowed to resettle in their states. Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan and Gov. Robert Bentley of Alabama, both Republicans, issued individual statements Sunday declaring that their states would not be open to refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria. Noting Michigan's "rich history of immigration," Snyder's statement said, "But our first priority is protecting the safety of our residents."
  • Eurozone ministers reject Greek bailout extension: sources

    06/27/2015 8:25:22 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 13 replies
    urozone finance ministers refused Saturday to extend Greece's bailout programme past June 30 after Athens called a referendum on reform proposals by creditors, sources told AFP. The ministers "rejected an extension of the aid programme" at a meeting in Brussels, hours after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called the plebiscite on the bailout proposal for July 5.
  • Greek crisis: deal unravels both sides reject reform measures

    06/24/2015 6:12:00 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 06/24/15
    Grexident looming? Tsipras hits back at creditors who reject plan ahead of third Eurogroup meeting in less than a week
  • Hamas Rejects Egyptian Ceasefire Proposal, Threatens 'Long War'

    08/16/2014 3:27:44 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/8/14 | Ari Soffer
    Hamas has sounded a belligerent tone as negotiations for a long-term truce continue in Cairo. In a message posted on his Facebook page, Hamas's "foreign affairs" chief Osama Hamdan said the Islamist terror group rejects the current Egyptian proposal, and pledged a "long war" of attrition against Israel. "Israel must accept the demands of the Palestinian people or face a long war," he said. Other Hamas officials issued similar statements over the course of Saturday. .....
  • Palestinians reiterate plans to reject any framework accord presented by US

    01/01/2014 7:37:48 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/1/14 | Khaled Abu Toameh
    As US Secretary John Kerry prepares to resume his efforts to achieve an agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, a PLO official announced Wednesday that the Palestinians would reject any framework accord that is presented by the Americans. The top US diplomat was due to arrive to the region Thursday. “Kerry will try to market a mysterious and nonconstructive framework agreement to the Palestinian Authority during his new tour,” said PLO Executive Committee member Tayseer Khaled. Khaled accused the US of turning a blind eye to Israel’s practices on the ground in the West Bank and east Jerusalem. He...
  • Senate Dems reject formal talks with House to end shutdown

    10/01/2013 9:08:36 AM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/1/13 | Ramsey Cox
    Senate Democrats on Tuesday rejected negotiating with the House on government funding, leaving no clear path for ending the federal shutdown that began overnight. The Senate voted 54-46 to table a House request for a conference committee on a continuing resolution (CR), marking the third time that Democrats have voted down legislation from the lower chamber since Monday. "The government is closed," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said. "All over America federal employees are getting furloughs this morning … because of the irrationality that is going on in the other side of the Capitol." Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell
  • Iranian Jews in U.S. Reject Invitation to Meet Rouhani

    09/23/2013 9:39:21 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/9/13 | Elad Benari
    Members of the Iranian Jewish community in the United States have refused an invitation to meet with the new Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, despite his recent moderate comments, reports the Jewish Week. The decision to reject Rouhani’s invitation for a meeting during his visit to New York for the UN General Assembly came after considerable discussion among the leadership of the Iranian Jewish community in New York and Los Angeles over the weekend. .....
  • Muslim Brotherhood Rejects Army's Ultimatum

    07/01/2013 2:34:12 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/7/13 | Elad Benari
    A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) rejected on Monday the army’s 48-hour ultimatum for politicians to settle the country's political standoff. "Everyone rejects the statement of the armed forces," Yasser Hamza, a member of the FJP's legal committee, told the Al Jazeera network. He added, "Solutions will be in the framework of the constitution. The age of military coups is over." Earlier on Monday, Egypt's top general, Abd al-Fatah a-Sisi, warned President Mohammed Morsi that he had 48 hours to resolve the crisis in Egypt. If he did not, the army would “intervene.” The...
  • Savage: Dems rejection of God 'the turning point'

    09/06/2012 7:22:10 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 40 replies
    WND ^ | Sep 6, 2012
    Savage: Dems rejection of God 'the turning point' Radio host tells of his own divine encounter that illuminates moment [Editor's note: Listen to the opening segment of today's "Savage Nation" at the end of this story] The Democratic Party’s symbolic dismissal of God with the removal and forced return of His name to its platform by party officials amid boos from delegates could be the turning point in the 2012 presidential campaign said talk radio-host Michael Savage. “This is a big moment,” Savage told his listeners after describing a remarkable divine encounter he experienced last night that has underscored for...
  • Blueprint for States to Reject and Replace Obamacare

    07/27/2012 4:53:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 27, 2012 | Ken Blackwell
    Editor's Note: This column was coauthor by Ken Klukowski, a columnist at Breitbart.comHere’s the blueprint for how the states can reject three central pillars of Obamacare and set the stage for replacing it, if Mitt Romney takes the White House and the GOP takes the Senate this November. Two reasons compel dismantling Obamacare. First is restoring individual liberty by empowering states against the national government and citizens against both. Second is recognizing that free markets outperform centrally-planned markets, so private-sector healthcare will better serve Americans than government-controlled Obamacare ever could. However disappointing the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Obamacare’s individual...
  • Pope says Vatican II did not reject Eucharistic adoration or processions [Catholic Caucus]

    06/07/2012 7:57:51 PM PDT · by Petrosius · 25 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | June 7, 2012 | David Kerr
    Pope Benedict leads Corpus Christi procession in Rome on June 7, 2012. Rome, Italy, Jun 7, 2012 / 05:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI says the Second Vatican Council did not reject Eucharistic adoration outside of Mass, including the Corpus Christi procession that he led this evening in Rome. “One unilateral interpretation of the Second Vatican Council has penalized this dimension, restricting in practice the Eucharist to the moment of celebration,” the Pope said during his homily for the Feast of Corpus Christi on June 7. “In this case, the accentuation placed on the celebration of the Eucharist acted...
  • Why 80% Reject Paul and Romney

    01/01/2012 6:37:53 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 1/1/2012 | Kevin McCullough
    Dear Iowa Caucus participants, You have been told for the better part of year now who it is that you must choose. Beltway insiders have insisted upon thrusting establishment candidates upon you. Libertarian anarchists have swopped into your state shouting that you must support Ron Paul, while toking on the marijuana they soon believe President Paul will make legal. You've been openly mocked by Governor John Huntsman from Utah--who ironically seeks your support. Ann Coulter has defied every conservative principal she's ever espoused by trying to brainwash you into thinking that Mitt Romney is the best that you have to...
  • SWC: Israel Should Reject a Return to 1967 'Auschwitz' Borders

    05/19/2011 11:41:42 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    The Simon Wiesenthal Center commended President Obama's call for further democratization in the Arab world but expressed deep disappointment that he called for Israel's return to the pre-June 1967 borders. "We welcome the President's recognition of Israel's security needs and that Hamas cannot be a partner in the peace process, but a call to a return to 1967 borders as the basis for negotiations, even with 'land swaps' is a non-starter, when at least half of the Palestinian rulers are committed to Israel's destruction," said Rabbis Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper, founder and dean, and associate dean of the Simon...
  • Delta ticket and gate agents reject union representation

    12/07/2010 6:54:06 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 17 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 12-7-10 | ap
    Delta Air Lines survives yet another effort by unions to organize the largely nonunion company. In results released this afternoon, ticket and gate agents overwhelmingly rejected a bid to be represented by the International Association of Machinists. Delta says the vote was 8,746 to 3,638 against the union, and about 3,000 eligible employees didn't vote. Last month, about 20,000 flight attendants and 13,000 fleet service workers such as baggage handlers rejected union representation in separate elections. A prepared statement by the union today confirmed the outcome, but claimed "continued illegal interference in union elections has once again denied employees their...
  • Houston voters reject red-light cameras by wide margin

    11/03/2010 12:02:16 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 10 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 3 Nov 2010 | By BRADLEY OLSON
    Houstonians rejected the city's red light camera program in a hard-fought ballot contest, delivering an immediate $10 million hit to an already dire budget situation at City Hall. With almost all votes counted, a majority of voters put a decisive end to the use of the devices, which had been used to issue more than 800,000 tickets and collected $44 million in fines since 2006. "This is a victory for the people," said Paul Kubosh, an attorney who defends red light runners and collected more than 20,000 signatures with his brothers to get the referendum on the ballot. "The voters...
  • Hamas, 10 other groups reject all forms of compromise with Israel

    08/15/2010 12:12:44 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Deutsche Presse-Agentur ^ | 8/15/10 | Staff
    Eleven militant Palestinian groups based in Syria warned on Sunday against a "concession and compromise" policy ahead of a possible round of direct talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The message from the groups, which include Gaza rulers Hamas as well as the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine factions, appeared directed at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (Snip) The U.S. and the "Zionists," the statement said, were "aiming to wipe out the national rights of the Palestinians and to cover up the practices of the occupation, settlement expansion and
  • Missouri voters REJECT key provision of health care law (Happy so-called birthday Hussein!)

    08/03/2010 8:17:01 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies · 389+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 8/03/10
    Mo. voters reject key provision of health care law JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri voters have strongly approved a new law that rejects a key provision of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Tuesday's vote approving the ballot measure is seen as largely symbolic because federal law generally trumps state law. But it could portend trouble for the Democratic Party in November's midterm election. Legislatures in other states have passed similar measures. But Missouri is the first state to challenge aspects of the law in a referendum. Missouri's law prohibits the government from requiring people to have health insurance or...