Airbnb Faces Israeli Class-Action Lawsuit for Delisting Israeli Communities in the West Bank

Via Reuters: Lawyers launched a class action lawsuit in Jerusalem District Court on Thursday against Airbnb after it withdrew listings of Israeli communities in the West Bank. Ma'anit Rabinovich from the West Bank community of Kida, who offers guest room rentals, said through her attorneys that the move "represents especially grave, offensive and outrageous discrimination." It is "part of the…

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U.S. Accuses Iran of Failing to Declare Chemical Weapons

Via Reuters: Iran has not declared all its chemical weapons capabilities to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague, in violation of an international non-proliferation convention, U.S. Ambassador Kenneth Ward told the organization on Thursday. He said Iran had failed to report a production facility for the filling of aerial bombs and maintains a program…

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Zuckerberg at center of new Facebook firestorm | TheHill

Via The Hill: Facebook’s leadership is facing a crisis following the company’s latest controversy. The past year has given ammunition to the growing number of critics worried about Facebook’s size, business model and implications for democracy. But a recent report characterizing Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandburg as slow or reluctant to respond to recent challenges is also raising questions about…

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Iran’s Rouhani calls Israel a ‘cancerous tumor’ established by West | The Times of Israel

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called Israel a “cancerous tumor” established by Western countries to advance their interests in the Middle East. Iran’s leaders frequently condemn Israel and predict its demise, but Rouhani, a relative moderate, rarely employs such rhetoric. Source: Iran's Rouhani calls Israel a 'cancerous tumor' established by West | The Times of Israel

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Every person was spawned from single pair of adults living up to 200,000 years ago, scientists claim | Daily Mail Online

Via Daily Mail UK: All modern humans descended from a solitary pair who lived 100,000 to 200,000 years ago, scientists say.Scientists surveyed the genetic 'bar codes' of five million animals - including humans - from 100,000 different species and deduced that we sprang from a single pair of adults after a catastrophic event almost wiped out the human race. These…

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