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Emhoff says somber Auschwitz visit key to antisemitism work

Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, says he was deeply moved by a “solemn and sad” visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

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‘He’s close to us’: Wheelchair users in Africa await pope

When Pope Francis arrives in Congo and South Sudan next week, thousands of people will take special note of a gesture more grounded than the sign of the cross

Blinken trip still on despite latest Israeli-Palestinian violence, State Department says

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will proceed with a planned trip to Israel and the Palestinian-controlled West Bank despite an outburst of violence that has racked the region the last two days, the State Department said Friday.

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Footage Shows Hammer Attack On US Ex House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Husband

Dramatic video emerged yesterday of the moment a man attacked the husband of former US House speaker Nancy Pelosi with a hammer in their San Francisco home last October.

Gulf royals own more than £1bn of UK property via tax havens

New government register shows how offshore jurisdictions used for ownership of nearly 200 properties including hotels and country estatesThe royal families of Gulf states including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar own more than £1bn of UK property via offshore jurisdictions, such as Jersey and the British Virgin Islands, the Guardian can reveal.Nearly 200 properties, including hotels, London mansions and country estates, belong to a few small but super-rich dynasties, according to analysis of a new government register that reveals who is behind offshore companies that own UK property. Continue reading...