Israel Faces Pressure to Halt Gaza War
JERUSALEM — Israel faced new political and economic pressures on Wednesday to negotiate a halt to the 16-day-old Gaza war, with its rising toll of death and destruction, as cease-fire talks ground forward and the Israeli tourism industry was upended as ...Read more...
Congressional division on border crisis deepens
WASHINGTON — Republicans and Democrats are pushing competing proposals for emergency U.S. border funding that are at odds with each other and could dim the prospect for a quick resolution to the flood of unaccompanied children being detained there.Read more...
Jury Hears Opening Statements in 'Porch Shooting' of Unarmed Michigan Woman
Where Renisha McBride was before she was fatally shot on a porch -- and the screen door through which the fatal bullet was apparently fired -- will be crucial evidence in the trial of the Detroit-area man who fired his gun. Theodore Wafer, 54, who is white ...Read more...
They Did This? In Rebel Country, Disbelief
SNIZHNE, Ukraine — It was photographed rolling past the Pitstop Market gas station in Torez. It was seen near the city sauna here, and was caught on video creeping up Gagarin Street, past an auto parts store and the Ivushka food mart in the direction of ...Read more...
2 Ukrainian jet fighters shot down in rebel-held area
KIEV, Ukraine — Two Ukrainian attack jets were shot down Wednesday over territory held by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said. The Ukrainian government said the planes were downed by missiles fired from ...Read more...
FAA Extends Travel Ban to Israel for Another 24 Hours
The FAA announced today that they have not lifted their ban against travel to or from Tel Aviv's airport and will prohibit travel to the country for an additional 24 hours. "The agency is working closely with the Government of Israel to review the ...Read more...
US lawmakers seek answers in 'troubling' violation of Sudanese Christian woman's human rights
As a Sudanese Christian who faced execution for refusing to renounce her faith remains holed up with her family in the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, a host of religious, human rights and immigration experts have been summoned to Capitol Hill to testify about ...Read more...
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