Alabama runoff elections set field in newly competitive House district | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Shomari Figures, a Democrat who worked in the Justice Department, will face Caroleene Dobson, a lawyer and Republican political newcomer, this November for Alabama’s Second Congressional District seat, according to The Associated Press. The two candidates won primary runoff elections Tuesday in the district, which was redrawn after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last … Read more

South Korean elections will set the tone for the rest of the presidential term | ET REALITY

[ad_1] In the two years since he was elected, President Yoon Suk Yeol has made his mark on foreign policy, forging deeper ties with the United States and Japan. But his pro-business domestic agenda has been stalled by his own mistakes and by an opposition-controlled Parliament. Yoon has a chance to do it again on … Read more

NCAA men’s tournament Final Four schedule set: UConn to battle Alabama in late schedule | ET REALITY

[ad_1] With NC State taking another step in its Cinderella glass slipper on Sunday night, the 2024 NCAA Men’s Tournament is officially down to four teams. The Final Four will take place on Saturday, April 6. NC State will face Purdue in the first game of the day, with kickoff scheduled for 6:09 p.m. ET. … Read more

White House denies that Biden set ‘red lines’ for war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza | ET REALITY

[ad_1] The White House denied on Tuesday that President Biden had set “red lines” for Israel in its campaign against Hamas in Gaza, but warned again that Israel should not attack the southernmost city of Rafah in the enclave, without protections for more than a million people take refuge there. “The president did not make … Read more

Kaboly: Russell Wilson could set Steelers back years, so they better win now | ET REALITY

[ad_1] One thing the Pittsburgh Steelers can no longer be accused of is being conservative. Or not doing everything in your power to put yourself in a position to win championships. That became abundantly clear after Russell Wilson was courted and convinced to join a team whose general manager, Omar Khan, said less than two … Read more

With Haley’s departure, the rematch between Biden and Trump is already set | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Biden has portrayed Trump as a threat to the very foundations of American democracy. He has cautiously avoided discussing the numerous legal threats facing the former president, including four criminal indictments and a trial set to begin later this month. Trump, 77, has portrayed Biden, 81, as old, weakened and unable to perform the … Read more

Senate Republicans appear set to block bill to protect IVF treatment | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Senate Republicans on Wednesday appeared set to block a bill that would establish federal protections for in vitro fertilization and other fertility treatments in the wake of an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos should be considered children. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., planned to try to introduce the bill Wednesday following a procedure … Read more

Back from war, reserve soldiers set their sights on Israeli politics as usual | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Gathered this month around a campfire at the edge of a forest in central Israel, the soldiers planned their next mission: saving their deeply divided country from itself. Like many of the thousands of Israeli reservists called up to fight in Gaza, the soldiers left for war amid a sudden surge in national unity … Read more

A man set himself on fire outside the Israeli embassy in Washington, police said. | ET REALITY

[ad_1] A man set himself on fire Sunday afternoon outside the Israeli embassy in Washington, according to the Washington Metropolitan Police Department. US secret service agents extinguished the fire in front of the embassy in northwest Washington around 1:00 p.m., reported Vito Maggiolo, spokesman for the city’s fire department. The man was taken to a … Read more

At the border, Republicans set a trap and then fell into it | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Congressional Republicans thought they had set a clever trap for Democrats that would achieve complementary policy and policy goals. Their idea was to tie approval of military assistance to Ukraine to tough border security demands that Democrats would never agree to, allowing Republicans to block money for Kiev that many of them oppose while … Read more