Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., in a farewell speech on his last day at the Justice Department, said that the department’s political independence had been restored and that the argument over trying terrorists in civilian courts had been won.
In the wake of everyone’s Record Store Day finds, A Cappella Books is inviting Atlanta to join them in celebrating a different kind of indie spirit: Independent Bookstore Day. What started as California Bookstore Day only last year has...Show More Summary
Yesterday, members of the Baltimore chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace interrupted a Yom Ha'Atzmaut party held at a downtown bar, denouncing it as a celebration of ethnic cleansing and confettiing it with educational flyers about the Nakba.
In a speech marking Israel's independence day, Biden also reaffirmed U.S. support for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, drawing an implicit distinction with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose comments disavowing...Show More Summary
Of course. The Israeli Independence Day raises politically sensitive questions given that it just so happens to represent the 1948 Palestinian Exodus, also known as the ?Nakba?. This is a day of extreme tragedy and traumatic loss for millions of...
As Israel celebrates its 67th Independence Day, it is easy to fall into one or two categories in reaction. One entails an "oy gevalt syndrome" -- the sky is falling. Just look at Israel and its relations with its main ally, the United States. Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Militants in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket at Israel as it celebrated its independence day on Thursday, the first such attack in months, causing no injuries or damage, Israeli authorities said.
Here we are. Earth Day. Yay. Earth Day was founded back in 1970, making it, according to the figuring of Vox's Ezra Klein, damned old. Just like the Declaration of Independence or the Magna Carta or one of those really old documents that no one understands. Show More Summary
Self-Release/Independent 2015 Started in 2006 as a solo project of vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim Grathwohl (ex-Gatecrusher, ex-One More Day), Cyrence is melodic thrash metal band from Munich, Germany. Just released last month, "The Hospital" is Cyrence's first EP and it follows in the footsteps of the 2011 demo "Endtime Stories". Show More Summary
In the days before coeducation at the college level became widespread, Sweet Briar, the small liberal arts women’s college set to close later this year, was more than just a finishing school for southern women before they became wiv...
Earth Day gives us a chance to rethink our commitment to our individual and collective global impact. And so I've been thinking about where I'm at today, many years after I stood on stage as an apple tree during the very first Earth Day and said my one and only line, "Please prop up my branch. Show More Summary
Tonight, Israel will begin to celebrate the 67th anniversary of its modern rebirth as an independent state on its Independence Day. Founded in the face of enormous challenges and in the shadow of the Holocaust, Israel has much to celebrate over the course of its tumultuous history. Show More Summary
Israel represents the greatest national success story of all time.
This Israel Independence day discover what thousands of immigrants love about living in Israel.
Girl: Independence Day? I don’t believe people are celebrating it this year, what with the war and everything! Guy: Yeah… Girl: I mean people want to celebrate like everything is fine, while we have the worst President ever in office fucking everything up! Guy: I wouldn’t say that… Girl: What? How can you say that? […]
Uber Israel will deliver hummus to residents of Tel-Aviv this Thursday in celebration of Israel’s 67th Independence Day. The special service is aptly called "Hummus on Demand," according to the company's press release, though "Holy Hummus" would also be appropriate. Show More Summary
Production for "Independence Day 2" officially starts today, April 21. This much was shared by actress Joey King through her Twitter account. King is part of the cast of the upcoming sequel to the 1996 blockbuster movie.
Joey King is so cute and chic at the Milk + Bookies 2015 Story Time Celebration on Sunday (April 19) in Los Angeles. The 15-year-old actress was joined at the event by Tom Felton (posing with Puss in Boots), Modern Family‘s Julie Bowen, Star Wars director J.J. Abrams, Glee‘s Jayma Mays, Scandal‘s Dan Bucatinsky, Secrets [...]
Independent record store data compiled by BuzzAngle Music for Saturday's Record Store Day 2015 shows once again what a powerful sales and marketing platform this anual promotion has become. Key data: 628% growth in sales at independent record stores on Record Store Day (Saturday, April 18) in comparison to the...
McDonald’s Launches All Day Breakfast Menu On 4/20 Got munchies? Via Independent: Devotees of the McDonald’s breakfast menu celebrated in March when it was announced that the fast food chain would extend breakfast beyond the standard 10.30am cut-off