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  • Project Cake: Runway-inspired desserts take their cues from fashionable wedding-dress designs

    Project Cake: Runway-inspired desserts take their cues from fashionable wedding-dress designs
    Maybe a swirl of organza or an overlay of Alencon lace would look best; possibly a bit of crystal beading. Style considerations for the bridal salon, right? Yes, and now the cake shop, too. With wedding cake design increasingly taking its cue from the...
  • Merkel against unilaterally recognizing Palestine as a state

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday rejected the idea of Germany recognizing Palestine as a state unilaterally, saying the Palestinians and Israel could solve their long-running conflict only through negotiations. The aim should be that...
  • Powerful U.S. pro-Israel lobby holds fire as Iran deadline looms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the United States and other powers negotiate down to the wire on a nuclear deal with Iran, one voice has been unusually quiet - the main pro-Israel lobby in Washington. Israel deeply distrusts the attempt to reach a deal at...
  • Israel says Hamas planned to assassinate Lieberman in West Bank

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has arrested four Palestinians suspected of planning to kill Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman with an anti-tank rocket while he drove to his Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israeli officials say. The alleged...
  • Israel rejects EU states' appeal over razing militant homes

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has rejected an appeal by the five biggest members of the European Union not to raze the homes of Palestinians who carried out lethal attacks in Jerusalem, saying on Friday that the tactic was designed to deter further...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A gunman shattered the calm of a crowded Florida State University library early Thursday morning, wounding three people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by campus police, authorities said. The gunman walked inside...
  • Synagogue murders show Palestinians' irrational approach to peace

    Synagogue murders show Palestinians' irrational approach to peace
    For 19 years, the Jordanians controlled access to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall during which they denied Jewish access to these holy sites. Following the Six-Day War in 1967, Israel took the exact opposite position and gave management of the two...
  • Syrian insurgents attack government-held town near Israel

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Fighters from Al Qaeda's Nusra Front and other insurgents attacked and briefly entered Baath City in southern Syria on Thursday, the army's last major bastion in a province flanking the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The battle is part...
  • Teaching hate

    "You've got to be taught to hate..." (Oscar Hammerstein, "South Pacific") The murder on Tuesday of five people and the serious wounding of several others while they were praying at a synagogue in Jerusalem is only the latest in a continuing pattern of...
  • Closing of Egypt's Rafah crossing leaves thousands of Gazans stranded

    RAFAH Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Egypt's decision to shut its border with the Gaza Strip has stranded thousands of Palestinians on the Egyptian side of the border while around a thousand people in Gaza are desperate to get out for medical treatment in Egypt,...
  • Israeli mayor imposes partial ban on Arab workers

    Israeli mayor imposes partial ban on Arab workers
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli mayor has imposed a partial ban on employing Arab workers in his city in a sign of mounting security concerns after a surge in deadly Palestinian attacks. Ashkelon Mayor Itamar Shimoni announced on Facebook that he was...