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Fed appeals court panel says most Obamacare subsidies illegal

Fed appeals court panel says most Obamacare subsidies illegal

In a potentially crippling blow to Obamacare, a top federal appeals court Tuesday said that billions of dollars worth of government subsidies that helped nearly 5 million people buy insurance on HealthCare.gov are illegal.

Read More: Fed appeals court panel says most Obamacare subsidies illegal.

Ban Ki-moon’s shameful message

Ban Ki-moon’s shameful message

It is hard to imagine two more unwelcome, uninvited visitors to Israel in the middle of a war against Palestinian terrorists than UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US Secretary of State John Kerry.  But even more unwelcome is that they are working together.

 

Their common cause is that although Israel has a right of self-defense in theory, Israel ought to be prevented from exercising this right in practice.

 

Events over the past week have provided an extraordinary demonstration of this reprehensible nexus.

Read More: Ban Ki-moon’s shameful message in Israel’s hour of need | JPost | Israel News.

New diplomatic push for ceasefire

New diplomatic push for ceasefire

US Secretary of State John Kerry has said a plan formulated by Egypt will be the framework for any ceasefire. Meanwhile, Israeli media have quoted the army as saying a soldier is missing. Media say he is presumed dead.

 

More than 600 Palestinians and 29 Israelis have been killed in the past 14 days of fighting, officials say.

 

The latest Palestinian death toll was announced by Gaza’s health ministry, which also said that 3,640 people had been injured.

Read More: BBC News – Gaza conflict: New diplomatic push for ceasefire.

Egypt raises possibility of restarting peace talks

Egypt raises possibility of restarting peace talks

between Israel and Hamas Tuesday as he and Secretary of State John Kerry made a new push for a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip and the Israeli army confirmed that one of its soldiers was missing after a deadly battle earlier this week.

 

The Times of Israel reported that the Israel Defense Forces said that it had not recovered the body of a seventh serviceman believed to be killed in action early Sunday morning when an armored personnel carrier was destroyed in an attack.

 

The IDF said that the bodies of the other six soldiers killed in the armored personnel carrier had been recovered and identified. The paper reported that the IDF had stressed that there was little chance the soldier had survived the attack.

Read More: Egypt raises possibility of restarting peace talks as Israeli soldier reported missing | Fox News.

Bishop Palmer, Pope’s Pentecostal Friend Dies

Bishop Palmer, Pope’s Pentecostal Friend Dies

The Pentecostal bishop who used his iPhone to film a video of Pope Francis addressing other Pentecostals died July 20 after a motorcycle accident.

 

Bishop Tony Palmer, whom Pope Francis referred to as his friend, was riding the motorcycle when he crashed head-on with a car traveling in the wrong lane, according to Ian Findlay, principal of Embassy Bible College in Bath, England.

 

Bishop Palmer, a member of the independent Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches, “was airlifted to (the) hospital and was in (the operating) theater for 10 hours, but the doctors could not save him,” Findlay told Catholic News Service in a telephone interview July 21.

Read More: CNS STORY: Bishop Palmer, pope’s Pentecostal friend, dies in motorcycle accident.

Gaza Strip Hamas Complain

Gaza Strip Hamas Complain

Headlines in Israel claim miracles are protecting the Jews during the Gaza Strip ground war, with one headline proclaiming that Hamas terrorists are complaining about God changing the direction of rockets in mid-air.

 

In a related report by The Inquisitr, Hamas leader are worth millions of dollars and critics claim they have been skimming money from donations. The issue of donations also came up in regards to the support provided to the Gaza Strip by Israel since the Hamas tunnels were built with cement provided by the government.

Read More: Israel Miracle? Gaza Strip Hamas Complain, ‘Their God Changes The Paths Of Our Rockets In Mid-Air’.

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