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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday demanded the U.S. shut down the "horrific" pro-Palestine protests taking place at colleges throughout the country.

The US Congress voted to give Israel $26 billion this week and ban TikTok for allowing criticism of Israel to go viral.

Netanyahu is now demanding America eliminate the right to protest.

Gov. Greg Abbott in Texas is already following his commands.

Columbia University anti-Israel protesters are refusing to leave their Gaza encampment despite a midnight deadline to dismantle and NYPD counterterrorism officers gathering at the Ivy League gates.

The Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine group released a statement claiming they backed out of negotiations after the university threatened to call the National Guard on them.

Middle School Boots Special Needs Students to Make Way for Migrant Kids. MikeRivero

West Prep Academy, a New York City middle school with a significant percentage of special needs students, is planning on sending them to an unsafe 127-year-old building to make room for migrant kids.

Tesla, once hailed as a pioneer in the electric vehicle market, finds itself navigating turbulent waters with a 9% revenue decline in the first quarter, marking its sharpest drop since 2012. This setback, attributed to ongoing price reductions and heightened industry rivalry, underscores broader concerns about weakening demand and profitability within the EV sector. As Tesla accelerates efforts to introduce new, more accessible models and optimize production capacity, investors remain on edge, reflecting a precarious moment in the company's trajectory amidst evolving market dynamics.

As classrooms increasingly adopt technology, handwriting skills are fading, raising concerns about literacy, cognitive development, and educational equity. Legislative efforts to mandate cursive writing reflect a pushback against the digital tide.


A Baltimore County teacher says Loch Raven High School is at a breaking point following a string of recent violent brawls caught on camera.

Project Baltimore spoke with Steven Kronberg, a teacher at Loch Raven High School, who was injured in one of the recent incidents.

“There are students who walk around school, and they don’t feel comfortable, they don’t feel safe,” explained Kronberg. “I would say scared.”

“Are there teachers that are scared?” Asked Project Baltimore’s Chris Papst.

Harvard University has suspended the Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee after months of administrative repression, harassment and intimidation from right-wing politicians and donors, the group said in a statement sent to Middle East Eye.

Columbia University officials have ordered classes to be held virtually as they seek to de-escalate tensions on the New York City campus during pro-Palestinian demonstrations.

“To deescalate the rancor and give us all a chance to consider next steps, I am announcing that all classes will be held virtually on Monday,” Columbia President Nemat “Minouche” Shafik said in a note addressed to the school community.

She said faculty and staff should work remotely when possible and students who do not live on campus should stay away.