Netanyahu Delays Bid to Overhaul Israel’s Judiciary as Protests Rage
By Patrick Kingsley, Isabel Kershner & Eric Nagourney | The New York Times (free)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that he was delaying his government’s campaign to exert greater control over the judiciary, backing off in the face of furious public protest that has plunged Israel into one of the deepest crises of its history.
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Fire in Mexico Kills at Least 39 in Migration Center Near U.S. Border
By Mike Ives | The New York Times
At least 39 people were killed Monday night and 29 others seriously injured when a fire broke out at a government-run migration facility in northern Mexico, near the border with the United States, the authorities said.
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