Ellison, marred by allegations of anti-Semitism, and Perez have promised staunch resistance to Trump, but Democrats remain sharply divided over who should be named DNC chair on Saturday.
- German police say no suspicion of terrorism after driver runs over three (AP)
- Germany's Merkel calls Egypt 'stabilizing' force in region ahead of Cairo visit (dpa)
- Saudi foreign minister makes rare visit to Iraqi capital (Reuters)
- Germany's Merkel stresses need for two-state solution to Mideast conflict (AP)
- One killed after bombs target oil pipeline near Kirkuk, Iraq (Reuters)
- Militants attack Syrian security forces in Homs, killing 42 (Reuters)
- Israeli reported killed in traffic accident in Cuba (Haaretz)
- Report: Three men suffocate in a Gaza tunnel (Haaretz)
- White House blocks CNN, New York Times, Politico from press briefing (Haaretz)
- Quarterly UN report puts Iran nuclear material well below amounts allowed by deal (Reuters)
- Trump: Wall to be built on Mexico border way ahead of schedule (Reuters)
- Trump at CPAC: Media doesn't represent the people, unnamed sources should be banned (Haaretz)
- Turkish military says has seized control of Syria's al-Bab (Reuters)
- Iraqi PM says ordered air force to strike ISIS positions in Syria (Reuters)
- UN Human Rights office: 'Deeply disturbed at lenient sentence' handed to Elor Azaria (Reuters)
The Swedish furniture chain apologized after it caused a storm by publishing catalog with no women in it, but Israelis say it's still being distributed.
Sebastian Gorka, Trump’s high-profile deputy assistant, had worked with openly racist and anti-Semitic groups and public figures and has a penchant for symbols linked with Hungary’s World War II-era Nazi sympathizers.
Hong Kong Police Face Israeli, German Backlash After Comparing Local Cops to Jews Persecuted by Nazis
An officer made the ill-advised Holocaust comparison at a mass protest held after seven officers were sentenced to two years in prison for assaulting an activist in 2014.
Iran Plans to Buy 950 Tons of Uranium Ore From Kazakhstan, Expects Russian Help in Producing Nuclear Fuel
The acquisition would not violate Iran's landmark 2015 deal with world powers over its disputed nuclear program as the deal did not set limits on the Islamic Republic's supplies of uranium ore.
Set in the immediate aftermath of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, ‘Jackie’ depicts the initial stages of his elevation to mythic status by his widow, Jacqueline, who in the process became a living icon.