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Israeli Government Denies Spy Charges

The Israeli government responded with emphatic denials Wednesday to a report that an FBI probe is under way into alleged Israeli attempts to obtain sensitive U.S. government information, accusing those behind the disclosure of trying to tarnish the Jewish state.

Citing U.S. government sources, the Washington Post reported that the National Security Agency intercepted a communication in January between a senior Israeli intelligence officer in Washington and a superior in Tel Aviv. The conversation referred to a person code-named “Mega” in a way that officials said suggested that Mega may be someone in the U.S. government who had provided information to Israel in the past.

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Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

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An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration’s border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Calling for tough action against illegal immigration, Trump declared the U.S. “will not be a migrant camp” on his watch.