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Finland is in a ‘grave’ situation

Finland is in a ‘grave’ situation

  Erkki Liikanen enjoys a challenge. At 64, the governor of Finland’s central bank has faced a few in his lifetime. First, as finance minister… Read More ›

New York – Female Prison Employee Gave Hacksaw Blades, Chisels To Escapees, Documents Say

New York – Female Prison Employee Gave Hacksaw Blades, Chisels To Escapees, Documents Say

  New York – A worker at an Upstate New York maximum-security prison charged with helping two convicted killers escape last weekend brought the men… Read More ›

Boston – Kerry Released From Hospital After Broken Leg Surgery

Boston – Kerry Released From Hospital After Broken Leg Surgery

  Boston –  Secretary of State John Kerry was discharged from a Boston hospital Friday 10 days after undergoing surgery on a broken leg he… Read More ›

Texas – Suspect Killed After Attack On Dallas Police Headquarters

Texas – Suspect Killed After Attack On Dallas Police Headquarters

  Texas –  A man planted pipe bombs outside Dallas police headquarters and sprayed the building with bullets during a wild street battle early on… Read More ›

Actor John Stamos of ‘Full House’ fame cited for DUI in Beverly Hills

Actor John Stamos of ‘Full House’ fame cited for DUI in Beverly Hills

  John Stamos — the Hollywood heartthrob known for his roles on “Full House” and “ER” — was pulled over in Beverly Hills, California, then… Read More ›

Euro 2016: Croatia apologizes over Nazi swastika on its home pitch

Euro 2016: Croatia apologizes over Nazi swastika on its home pitch

  The Croatian football federation has blamed “sabotage” after the imprint of a Nazi swastika was left on the pitch used for its national team’s… Read More ›

Syria’s al-Qaeda affiliate says it regrets killing of Druze

Syria’s al-Qaeda affiliate says it regrets killing of Druze

Al-Nusra Front says perpetrators who killed 20 villagers acted in violation of orders, will face trial in Islamic court   BEIRUT — Syria’s al-Qaeda affiliate… Read More ›

Israel said to urge US to increase aid to Syrian Druze

Israel said to urge US to increase aid to Syrian Druze

Request comes after Jerusalem nixes direct involvement; Israel’s Druze rally to save community, avert ‘holocaust’   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week urged Gen. Martin… Read More ›

US military chief wary of deeper involvement in IS fight

US military chief wary of deeper involvement in IS fight

Gen. Martin Dempsey says a unified Iraq must defeat jihadists, if the victory is to last   LODON  — In the homestretch of a 41-year… Read More ›

IDF to investigate video of IDF soldiers beating Palestinian

IDF to investigate video of IDF soldiers beating Palestinian

Video shows Palestinian civilian being beaten during violent protest in the West Bank as soldier yells, ‘Get the cameras out of here.’ The IDF announced… Read More ›

Rouhani: Iran won’t allow nuclear inspections to jeopardize state secrets

Rouhani: Iran won’t allow nuclear inspections to jeopardize state secrets

In a televised press conference Saturday, Rouhani offers commentary on the issue of possible intrusive inspections, and the nearing framework deadline. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani… Read More ›

Thousands call on Israel to save Syrian Druze in mass protest

Thousands call on Israel to save Syrian Druze in mass protest

Israel’s Druze accepting donations to send to family, friends in Syria who face threat of massacres; ‘We are all ready to take them into our… Read More ›

Spanish city councilman applauds burning of Jews

Spanish city councilman applauds burning of Jews

Guillermo Zapata apologizes, says he has always liked “black, cruel humor.”   Berlin – A Spanish councilman tweeted approvingly of Jews burning in an ash… Read More ›

Michael Oren: US altered 40-year policy on ’67 lines without consulting Israel

Michael Oren: US altered 40-year policy on ’67 lines without consulting Israel

In new book, former ambassador and now Knesset legislator describes his impressions from when he was Israel’s envoy in Washington between 2009-2013.   President Barack… Read More ›

Analysis: Iran’s war on Christians casts doubt on nuclear agreement

Analysis: Iran’s war on Christians casts doubt on nuclear agreement

The list of question marks regarding the Iranian regime’s empty guarantees of human rights progress continues to balloon.   After his campaign promises in 2013 to… Read More ›

Obama’s latest wooing of Jews not working, poll suggests

Obama’s latest wooing of Jews not working, poll suggests

The narrative of Obama’s ill intent has appeared to help shape perceptions among Jewish-Americans.   It’s early days for the White House’s latest charm offensive among… Read More ›

TripAdvisor CEO says his favorite trip was to Jerusalem

TripAdvisor CEO says his favorite trip was to Jerusalem

Stephen Kaufer saw a need for good customer feedback while planning trips; now he’s the head of the world’s largest travel site NEW YORK  –… Read More ›

One of corporate America’s most controversial practices could become a major issue in the 2016 election

One of corporate America’s most controversial practices could become a major issue in the 2016 election

Politicians may have found a new issue to battle Wall Street on: stock buybacks. And while Goldman Sachs economist Alec Phillips doubts that any new… Read More ›

Uber’s growth in China is stunning

Uber’s growth in China is stunning

  Uber’s top cities are no longer in the U.S. Four out of the top 10 are now in China, according to an email sent by… Read More ›

An NAACP leader in Washington state was just accused of pretending to be black

An NAACP leader in Washington state was just accused of pretending to be black

A woman recently appointed as head of a local NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington has apparently spent years “disguising” herself as black, according to the… Read More ›