Like or Dislike? Instagram to test hiding “likes” in the US
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Like or Dislike? Instagram to test hiding "likes" in the US
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Israel complained about the presence of German Ambassador Steffen Seibert at a meeting in Israel's Supreme Court. Reform of that institution, sought by the government, is a contetious domestic issue in Israel.
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