* When the Mayflower docked in Haifa On the anniversary of the UN vote to partition Palestine, two lone soldiers recall their roles smuggling Jewish refugees into fledgling Israel on a former US presidential yacht.
* Islamic State spreading into northern Africa, alarming U.S. In its war to create a caliphate across Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State is opening a front in North Africa, where affiliated militants are wreaking havoc in eastern Libya and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula - presenting a complex challenge for Washington and its allies in the region.
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