Netanyahu blocks Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at the urging of President Donald Trump, just blocked two Muslim Democratic members of Congress — both of whom are prominent women of color and highly critical of his country — from visiting Israel next week.

The move could further rupture the relationship between Democrats and the Jewish state, but will certainly strengthen Netanyahu’s bond with President Donald Trump.

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely on Thursday confirmed the Israeli government’s decision to deny entry to Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), impeding them from attending a private trip organized by a Palestinian-led nonprofit …

Vox Sentences: One step closer to an Ebola cure

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New Ebola drugs give scientists hope for a cure

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  • Two Ebola patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been effectively cured with drugs, scientists say, a feat against the disease that was