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Israel's Election: What Comes Next As Netanyahu Rises Just Short Of A Majority

Ariel Schalit/AP
| The country's longest-serving prime minister claimed his "biggest win," but his coalition again appears to lack enough support to form a government.

9 Coronavirus Deaths Now Reported In Washington State

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Two people who died on Feb. 26 were found to have had the coronavirus. They were residents of Life Care Center in Kirkland, Wash., which is considered to be the site of an outbreak.

Coronavirus: San Antonio Says Evacuees Will Leave Quarantine After A CDC Change

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The CDC released a woman from coronavirus quarantine at Lackland Air Force Base over the weekend; she was later found to be infected with the COVID-19 virus.

Judge Says Ken Cuccinelli Was Appointed Unlawfully To Top Immigration Post

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The ruling by a federal judge on Sunday invalidates two directives issued by Cuccinelli at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that were designed to tighten federal asylum guidelines.

Afghan President Rejects Timeline For Prisoner Swap Proposed In US-Taliban Peace Deal

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One day after the United States signed an agreement with the Taliban, Ashraf Ghani said a proposed prisoner swap between the Taliban and his government could not be a precondition for talks.

Israel's Groundhog Day: Hold Elections. Call Another Vote. Repeat

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After two failed tries, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes to win reelection on Monday. But don't be surprised if there's another inconclusive result.

Philadelphia Nonprofit Opening Nation's First Supervised Injection Site Next Week

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After a two-year legal saga, Safehouse says it will open next week, allowing users to administer illegal drugs under supervision. Federal officials say they will try to stop the site from opening.

Hmong Leaders Rally Against Trump Administration Deportation Push

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The State Department is negotiating with Laos to deport thousands of Hmong who broke the law in the U.S. — even if they've already served their time.

Canadian PM Trudeau Says Rail Barricades 'Must Come Down', Doesn't Say How

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Protesters have blocked key railways, shutting train traffic in much of the country. Demonstrators are trying to stop a pipeline project being built through the lands of the Wet'suwet'en people.