NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 13:26 2019-07-14

Israeli court halts park entry ban deemed racist by Arab citizens

A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on non-resident visitors to its parks, a prohibition that a rights group said was aimed at keeping Arabs out....

Israeli court halts park entry ban deemed racist by Arab citizens

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Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker highlighted a period of racism in the state....
18:52 2019-06-22

Dem-led House formally condemns Trump remarks deemed 'racist,' after dramatic floor fight over Pelosi The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a resolution Tuesday evening condemning President Trump's "racist" remarks this weekend -- although the moment was largely overshadowed by a dramatic floor fight earlier in the day that ended with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ruled out of order f...
01:39 2019-07-17

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia....
00:52 2019-06-13

Scalpers are using senior citizens to score Shakespeare in the Park tickets The theme for this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park might be everything to do about scamming the system. On opening night of the Public Theater’s production of “Much Ado About Nothing” on May 21, one Upper East Sider scored three prime seats — second-row center — normally reserved for seniors. He to...
01:01 2019-06-02

Pakistan’s top court halts execution of mentally ill inmate ISLAMABAD (AP) — A rights group says Pakistan’s Supreme Court has halted the execution of a mentally ill prisoner. In a statement, the Justice Project Pakistan said Monday’s court order halting the execution of Ghulam Abbas, 36, was announced by the Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa. The de...
18:39 2019-06-17

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
19:00 2019-06-21

EU top court throws out citizens' climate suit The European Court of Justice ruled that individuals cannot sue the EU over inaction in the climate crisis. Lawyers for the "People's Climate Case" have vowed to appeal the decision....
21:39 2019-05-22

At Arab League Summit, Guterres reaffirms strong link between UN and people of Arab world Attending the Summit of the League of Arab States in Tunis, Tunisia, on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, recognized the critical importance of the region on the international stage and called for even stronger cooperation between the UN and the Arab States....
14:52 2019-05-21

Spanish court halts government plan to exhume Franco MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court is temporarily halting the government’s plan to move the remains of Gen. Francisco Franco to a discreet tomb next week as judges have yet to rule on the appeals of the dictator’s descendants. Tuesday’s announcement is a setback for Pedro Sá...
14:52 2019-06-04

High court halts electoral map redrawing in Michigan, Ohio WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is putting on hold court orders in Michigan and Ohio to redraw electoral maps that federal judges found were too partisan. The high court action comes Friday as it is weighing cases from Maryland and North Carolina that raise similar issues and could affect redist...
21:52 2019-05-24

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
18:39 2019-05-26

Guatemalan court halts 'safe third country' designation for asylum seekers Guatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales from immediately declaring the poor Central American nation a safe third country for asylum-seekers, amid growing pushback to U.S. pressure that it absorb large numbers of migrants....
19:26 2019-07-15

Top Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Entry Of Women Into Mosques For Prayers The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea filed by the Kerala unit of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha seeking directions allowing entry of Muslim women into the Mosques for offering prayers....
17:13 2019-07-08

Court orders Danube cruise captain held as flood halts search near wreck A Hungarian court on Saturday ordered the captain of a cruise liner that crashed into a pleasure boat on the Danube to be held pending a criminal investigation into a disaster believed to have killed 28 people, nearly all of them South Korean tourists....
02:39 2019-06-02

"Racist Euphemism Headline Generator" allows you to avoid calling Donald Trump, noted racist, a racist Donald Trump is racist. He says racist things, he enacts racist policies, and he excuses other people’s racism. And yet, after almost an entire presidential term, much of the media doesn’t want to call him a “racist” without at least qualifying the term so much that it becomes completely toothless....
23:39 2019-07-16

Israeli court upholds Orthodox church land sales to settlers JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled against the Greek Orthodox Church in a long-running legal battle over the sale of three properties in predominantly Palestinian parts of Jerusalem’s Old City to a Jewish settler group. The ruling handed down on Monday was part of a protra...
17:13 2019-06-13

Israeli court convicts Sara Netanyahu for misusing state funds Prime minister’s wife admits to lesser charge in plea bargain and pays £12,000 fine Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s prime minister, has been convicted of illegally misusing thousands of pounds of public funds on lavish meals.A Jerusalem court on Sunday accepted a plea bargain in which Netanyahu...
20:39 2019-06-16

Products from Israeli-occupied areas and settlements should be labeled - EU court adviser The adviser has said that labeling must take "ethical considerations" into account. The advice was given as the top EU court is set to review a labeling policy put in place by France in 2016....
20:39 2019-06-13

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ruling that the Virginia House of Delegates didn’t have the standing to appeal a lower court ruling that found a redrawing of districts to be mad racist....
00:13 2019-06-18

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Man Tried for Same Murders 6 Times by Racist Prosecutors The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for the murders of four people in 1996....
23:39 2019-06-21

Russia behind GPS failures over Ben Gurion airport, Israeli officials believe: Israeli radio Israeli officials believe Russia is responsible for disturbances to the Global Positioning System (GPS) signal covering the airspace at Israel's Ben Gurion airport, Israeli radio reported Thursday....
18:39 2019-06-27

Man convicted in road rage attack wore blackface, delivered racist defense in court Mark Char, an Oahu, Hawaii resident, was found guilty of 3 counts of attempted murder after he stabbed three individuals in a March road rage attack.        ...
22:26 2019-07-02

Kentucky’s High Court Rules In Trampoline Park Injury Case House of Boom LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Supreme Court has ruled that a damage waiver signed by a parent at a trampoline park does not protect the park from liability in the case of an injured child. The Courier-Journal reports that the court said Thursday it reached a unanimous decis...
14:13 2019-06-17

Trump's Racist Tweets Aren't Racist, Twitter Decides President Trump’s attack this Sunday on four first-term congresswomen was widely viewed as one of the most racist he’s ever produced. Not everyone agrees, however. Twitter, whose platform serves as a catapult for Trump’s bigoted attacks on migrants, has ruled internally that Trump’s words on Sunday ...
21:52 2019-07-15

Poll Finds Trump’s Racist Dog Whistle Works With Racists; Republican Support Increases After Racist Tweets Well, it looks like President Trump’s racist tweet targeting the fab four freshmen congresswomen is working; not only has he distracted the public from his relationship with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, his Republican base has heard the call and his support has increased....
21:13 2019-07-17

A Murderer Deemed Too Old for Violence Was Just Convicted of Another Killing The 77-year-old man, who was free despite a long history of violence against women, was convicted of an attack nearly identical to his killing of his wife 40 years ago....
19:52 2019-07-19

Man, released from prison after being deemed too old to be a threat, convicted in another killing The 77-year-old man served decades in prison for stabbing his wife and is now being convicted of an almost identical crime.        ...
02:39 2019-07-21

We Regret to Inform You the UK's Ad Regulator Has Deemed Anyone With 30,000 Followers a Celebrity The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s independent industry self-regulation group, has officially determined the lower boundary for who counts as an internet “celebrity”: It’s anyone with over 30,000 followers on social media.Read more......
04:39 2019-07-04

Navy SEAL deemed ‘too old’ wins fight to join FDNY ALBANY — The Navy SEAL rejected to become a city firefighter for being too old can now be hired by the FDNY, thanks to action taken by state lawmakers Thursday. Special Operations Chief Shaun Donovan missed city employee age stipulations by six months and 25 days to join the FDNY in April. The Post ...
10:39 2019-06-21

Royal Portrush, Once Deemed Too Small, Gets Another Shot at the British Open In 1951 the Open was played outside of Scotland and England for the first time at the club in Northern Ireland. Almost 70 years later, the Open returns....
22:13 2019-07-16

Man who allegedly killed war veteran on Appalachian Trail deemed mentally incompetent The man accused of killing an Appalachian Trail "thru-hiker" has been ordered jailed until he's competent to understand the murder charges he's facing.        ...
10:13 2019-07-04

Utah's Arches National Park certified as international dark sky park; what does that mean? The designation will help Utah's Arches National Park grow astronomy programs and encourages astronomy-based tourism in nearby communities.       ...
14:00 2019-07-10

Boy with autism breaks down at Orlando theme park, park employee saves the day https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/09/boy-autism-theme-park-employee-vpx.hln_2640954_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – While Spider-Man was off-duty, a real-life superhero swung into action to comfort Lenore Koppelman’s son. She and her husband, Steve, took Ralph, 9, to Universa...
19:39 2019-06-09

Convicted murderer, 77, deemed too old to be a threat, fatally stabbed woman in front of her children A man who served decades in prison for stabbing his wife 14 times in front of her daughter was convicted Wednesday in a nearly identical crime — stabbing a woman at least 11 times while her twin children watched....
19:39 2019-07-19

Health Canada recalls Medtronic insulin pumps deemed vulnerable to cyberattacks The agency says cyberattacks could affect the device's settings which could result in an incorrect dose of insulin, but the agency is not aware of such incidents occurring....
23:39 2019-06-30

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dumped shares in a string of US companies it has deemed climate crisis laggards, including oil giant ExxonMobil and insurer Metlife.Legal and General Inves...
02:13 2019-06-21

The Most Powerful Arab Ruler Isn’t M.B.S. It’s M.B.Z. Prince Mohammed bin Zayed grew the U.A.E.’s power by following America’s lead. He now has an increasingly bellicose agenda of his own. And President Trump seems to be following him....
10:00 2019-06-02

Arab world turns its back on religion – and its ire on the US Survey of 25,000 people in Middle East and North Africa also shows 52% of 18- to 29-year-olds are thinking about migratingThe Arab world is turning its back on religion and on US relations, according to the largest public opinion survey ever carried out in the region.A survey of more than 25,000 peo...
08:00 2019-06-24

Arab-American says hotel evicted him because of ethnicity FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Jordanian-American is suing a Florida hotel after he says he and his fiancée were kicked out because he is of Arab descent. The Miami Herald reports that Rami Ziyadat of Chicago filed suit against The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach. Ziyadat in his lawsuit says that on Ma...
16:13 2019-06-01

Qatar says it has reservations about Arab statements on Iran Qatar said on Sunday it has reservations about hardline statements on Iran made at emergency summits of Gulf and wider Arab states called by Saudi Arabia, becoming the second Arab country to reject the statement following Iraq....
02:26 2019-06-03

Arab billionaire says he has agreed terms to buy Newcastle: report Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan says he has agreed terms with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley to buy the Premier League club, the Newcastle Chronicle reported on Monday....
21:26 2019-05-27

Palestinians move closer to Arab cash infusion Arab countries have reaffirmed a pledge to pay $100 million a month to the Palestinian Authority. The move comes a day after the Palestinians rejected a US investment plan to boost their economy....
18:39 2019-06-23

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elections. After last spring’s disappointing showing, the move looks to boost turnout and improve Arab representation in parliament. The four factions...
14:00 2019-06-20

Mohamed Morsi: The Arab World’s Lost Promise The Muslim Brotherhood was founded in 1928 to bring Islam into modern politics. For decades the party existed largely underground, but it was ready and waiting when the uprisings known as the Arab Spring abruptly produced free elections. Mohamed Morsi was the Brotherhood’s candidate for Egypti...
15:00 2019-06-20

U.S., United Arab Emirates join new defense agreement The United Arab Emirates and the United States have agreed to a new defense cooperation deal during national security adviser John Bolton's visit to the Middle Eastern nation....
14:00 2019-05-30

The Latest: Arab League chief tells Iranians to ‘be careful’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 11:45 p.m. The head of the Arab League is calling on the Iranians to “be careful and reverse course.” Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit noted after m...
15:00 2019-06-15

Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle to Arab billionaire for $445 million: The Sun Mike Ashley has agreed to sell Newcastle United to Abu Dhabi's billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan for 350 million pounds ($445.24 million), the Sun reported late on Sunday....
05:39 2019-05-27

The Latest: Iraq says Iran security in Arab states’ interest Iraq’s President Barham Salih told Arab leaders gathered in Saudi Arabia that the security and stability of Iran is in the interest of Muslim and Arab states...
04:13 2019-05-31

What to Know About Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, the Arab Ruler Swaying Trump Prince Mohammed, the de facto ruler of the United Arab Emirates, is one of the most influential Arab leaders in Washington. Here are five takeaways from a Times report....
10:00 2019-06-02

Saudi Arabia gathers Arab leaders over attacks on oil assets Arab leaders gather in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for emergency summits that Riyadh hopes will deliver a strong message to Iran that regional powers will defend their interests against any threat following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
10:26 2019-05-30

Saudi Arabia Tries to Rally Arab Support in Face Off With Iran Arab leaders are meeting in Saudi Arabia to discuss security in the Middle East, as the kingdom seeks to rally support from its neighbors amid tensions with rival Iran....
13:39 2019-05-30

Palestinians urge ‘Arab masses’ to oppose US peace workshop RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling for the “Arab masses” to act against the gathering. The Fatah Revolutionary Council issued its statement Wednesda...
18:26 2019-06-12

Tennis: Tunisian Jabeur shining a path for Arab girls When Ons Jabeur takes on twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Wimbledon first round next week she will not just be playing for herself, she will fly the flag for Africa....
22:26 2019-06-29

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Iranian intervention into Syrian affairs...
16:39 2019-05-31

Gulf Arab states support right of Saudi, UAE to defend interests Gulf Arab states voiced support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to take any action required to defend their security following recent attacks on their oil assets....
03:26 2019-05-31

Palestinians urge 'Arab masses' to oppose US peace workshop A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling for the "Arab masses" to act against the gathering....
19:39 2019-06-12

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels....
02:13 2019-07-13

Should You Pay for TSA Precheck, Global Entry, or Clear? You’ve seen the special lines at the airport: People just breezing on through routine security measures while you’re waiting behind a family of seven, an eighth-grade class trip, and at least a dozen otherwise fine people who seem to have never flown before. You are miserable. You consider throwing ...
17:13 2019-07-16

Airlines provide different timelines for the re-entry of the 737 Max American Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule through early November as the worldwide grounding of the jets after two fatal crashes disrupts air travel far longer than originally expected. CNBC's "Squawk Box" reports....
16:39 2019-07-15

Egypt halts hot air ballooning in Luxor after incident LUXOR (AP) — Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning rides over ancient sites in Luxor after strong winds took 11 tourists off course the day before and forced them to land in the country’s southern desert. Local authorities said on Friday the rides would not resume until an investigation is co...
13:00 2019-06-21

Chip designer ARM halts work with Huawei after U.S. ban British chip designer ARM has halted relations with Huawei [HWT.L] in order to comply with a United States blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese company's ability to make new chips for its future smartphones....
16:13 2019-05-22

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing and fatal malady commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease....
02:52 2019-07-17

EE keeps Huawei in first British 5G network but halts handsets Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday its 5G network would rely on equipment made by China's Huawei, at least for the first few years, as it announced plans to switch on the next-generation services on May 30....
21:26 2019-05-22

Putin halts Russian flights to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin issued the temporary ban, state news agency TASS reported on Friday. It added that Putin has also ordered the repatriation of Russian citizens temporarily living in Georgia....
00:39 2019-06-22

20 become citizens just in time for Independence Day Tucson, AZ – Just in time to celebrate Independence Day, 20 people from 18 countries became United State citizens Thursday. The ceremony took place at Saguaro National Park’s Tucson Mountain District, where the group of 20 became citizens. Judge Bruce G. Macdonald took oaths from the new citizens. T...
11:13 2019-07-05

Iran Summons United Arab Emirates’ Top Envoy Over U.S. Drone Incident TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing the U.S. to use a base there to launch a drone that Iran says entered its airspace. The Saturday report by the official IRNA news agency said Iran issued...
16:13 2019-06-22

A Rape Case and a Wedding Strain Ties Between Arab and Jewish Villages A rape case involving a 7-year-old ultra-Orthodox girl and a video of Arabs and Jews celebrating at a wedding have torn two West Bank villages apart....
19:00 2019-06-27

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
03:26 2019-05-31

Trump's Son-In-Law's Economic Plan For Mideast Peace Faces Arab Rejection US President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation and exasperation in the Arab world, even as some in......
09:26 2019-06-23

Descendent of Arab musical legend brings nostalgia to Lebanese festival Lebanon's traditional summer festivals harked back to the Arab world's musical past this year, highlighted by a performance by the great-granddaughter of the legendary 1930s diva Asmahan in a......
18:52 2019-07-19

Saudi king calls for firm Arab stance against threats from Iran Saudi Arabia convened emergency Arab summits on Thursday to deliver a strong message to Iran over regional security after recent attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
23:26 2019-05-30

Arab ministers to discuss financial support for Palestinian Authority: agency Arab finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss helping the Palestinian Authority cope with a deepening cash crunch amid a persistent dispute with Israel over payments to families of jailed and deceased militants....
23:13 2019-06-22

FCC certifies a new entry-level Samsung phone While Samsung has found gold with its mid-range Galaxy A line, the company is adding an ever lower-priced version to the series. The FCC has certified (via a tweet from XDA's Max Weinbach) a device that will be called the Samsung Galaxy A10e. The only information found on the FCC documentation is th...
14:26 2019-06-03

Pirates GM asks MLB to allow re-entry after concussion tests PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates general manager Neal Huntington wants Major League Baseball to consider changing its concussion assessment system to allow for player re-entry after exiting a game for concussion testing. Huntington offered the suggestion Sunday, a day after Pittsburgh catcher Francisco Cer...
04:39 2019-05-27

Best entry-level DSLRs in India: What to look for and which to buy in 2019 Smartphone cameras might be getting smarter and more feature-rich, but they're still a far cry from what a DSLR is capable of. The small sensors and lenses are really no match for a full-fledged DSLR. Anyone who truly wants control over their camera and shoot professional photographs will have ...
11:39 2019-07-16

Next Season The FIA WEC Entry List Is Getting Smaller But Maybe Not Worse Next season is something of an interim year for the FIA WEC. The new 2020-2021 season regulations have been announced, and there have been a couple of takers thus far, but that’s not for another year. Toyota, in the 2019-2020 season, will again be the only factory supported LMP1 Hybrid. Some manufac...
05:52 2019-06-15

Venezuelans flock to Peru before new entry requirements Venezuelan citizens were rushing to enter Peru Thursday less than two days before it imposes new entry requirements on migrants fleeing the crisis-wracked South American nation....
03:26 2019-06-14

EVA Air attendants strike halts flights for 1,000s in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan’s second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling for alternative transport. Dozens of flights had been canceled as a Friday after flight attendants walked off the job on Thursday afternoon after negotia...
06:26 2019-06-21

Judge halts new airport project outside Mexico City MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican anti-graft group says a judge has provisionally halted a project to turn an air base into a new civilian and military airport north of the capital. Mexicans Against Corruption says the project is on hold until the government presents assurances that it will not harm the ...
01:26 2019-06-08

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all operations. TechCrunch was tipped off to Maker Media’s unfortunate situation which was then c...
07:00 2019-06-08

Judge halts immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts BOSTON (AP) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thursday in the lawsuit brought against U.S. Immigration...
22:13 2019-06-20

U.S. judge halts rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a new rule that would force pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
01:13 2019-07-09

Star Manager Woodford Halts Fund's Redemptions U.K. money manager Neil Woodford suspended redemptions from his main fund, drawing fresh attention to the dilemma for investment firms that promise investors they can quickly cash out of funds with hard-to-sell assets....
23:39 2019-06-04

Canada says citizens have been kidnapped in Ghana Canada's foreign ministry on Thursday said that Canadian citizens had been kidnapped in Ghana and that it was working closely with local authorities....
18:26 2019-06-06

New citizens to be sworn in on Fourth of July TUCSON – Just in time for the Independence Day, a judge will swear in 20 new citizens in Tucson. The ceremony will take place Thursday, July 4th at Saguaro National Park. Judge Bruce Macdonald will take the oath from people of countries like Afghanistan, Belarus, China, Eritrea, Ghana, Hungary...
09:00 2019-07-04

EU citizens denied vote to sue UK government A crowdfunding campaign to sue the British government over the denial of votes to UK-based European nationals has hit its initial target. Hundreds registered complaints after their names were crossed off voter lists....
06:39 2019-05-26

EU citizens angry at being denied a vote in UK Hundreds of EU citizens trying to cast their vote for the European Parliament elections in the United Kingdom on Friday have been turned away because of administrative mistakes, a campaign group said....
19:39 2019-05-23

EU citizens in UK complain of being denied right to vote People are reportedly being turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errorsA disturbing picture is emerging of EU citizens in the UK being denied their democratic right to vote in the European parliament elections because of administrative errors by local councils.Reports are c...
14:52 2019-05-23

Kushner's economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection U.S. President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation and exasperation in the Arab world, even as some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance....
11:39 2019-06-23

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
23:39 2019-06-13

United Arab Emirates spy satellite crashes into the ocean after failed rocket launch Military bodies around the world rely on surveillance satellites to help them keep an eye on potential enemies and allies alike. Everyone watches everyone, and you don’t usually hear about the launch of such satellites because they’re both common and not often bragged about by the govern...
01:39 2019-07-12

Kushner’s economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection RIYADH/AMMAN/CAIRO – Arab politicians and commentators greeted US President Donald Trump’s $50 billion Middle East economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation, although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance. In Israel, Tzachi Hanegbi, a Cabinet member close to Pri...
02:52 2019-06-24

Iraq opposes final statement from Arab leaders' emergency meeting: live TV Iraq opposed on Friday a final statement released by Arab countries that were gathered for an emergency meeting in Saudi Arabia, which condemned Iran's "interference" in other countries' affairs, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said in a speech broadcast live on television....
03:26 2019-05-31

Two arrested after providing false ID near Naco Port of Entry TUCSON – A man and a woman from Colorado were arrested Tuesday after the two provided false identification at the commercial entry of the Naco Port of Entry. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the RV of the two was pulled over near the Naco Port of Entry Tuesday. After authori...
02:26 2019-05-25

Tesla will soon downgrade software on the entry-level Model 3 The earliest customers who pulled the trigger on Tesla's entry-level Model 3 may want to enjoy their car's features to the fullest over the coming days. Those early vehicles shipped with unlocked software that effectively gave owners access to the mo......
09:00 2019-06-09

FCC certifies a new entry-level mid-range Samsung phone While Samsung has found gold with its mid-range Galaxy A line, the company is adding an ever lower-priced version to the series. The FCC has certified (via a tweet from XDA's Max Weinbach) a device that will be called the Samsung Galaxy A10e. The only information found on the FCC documentation is th...
04:39 2019-06-03

China's GAC Motor delays U.S. entry on trade frictions GAC had an aggressive goal to sell cars in the U.S. in early 2020 but is now postponing that target as tariffs threaten to make imports from China too expensive....
21:00 2019-05-22

London marathoners who were called ‘fat’ to receive free entry London Marathon runners who claimed they were called “fat” and slow during this year’s race will receive free entry to next year’s race, according to organizers. Runners who competed in the marathon in April said at the time they were taunted by contractors and volunteers as ...
17:00 2019-07-08

Redmi 7A Entry-Level Smartphone to Launch in India Soon Redmi 7A is coming to India, Xiaomi India chief Manu Kumar Jain has revealed. Redmi 6A currently retail starting at Rs. 5,999 and when released the Redmi 7A is likely to carry similar pricing....
11:13 2019-06-28

CBP seizes $90K worth of drugs at Nogales port of entry TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized more than 90 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl at the Port of Nogales over the past several days. Last Friday, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Pedestrian Crossing stopped a pair of sisters aged 20 and 22 as ...
09:26 2019-06-13

Contra: Rogue Corps is a new entry in the action series Contra: Rogue Corps is a new game that is coming to the Nintendo Switch. We got an early look at a trailer that you can watch by clicking right here.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

Changes to French GP pitlane entry for 2019 F1 race revealed French Grand Prix officials have changed the location of the Paul Ricard pitlane entry in a bid to avoid the problems that occurred during last year's Formula 1 race weekend...
12:52 2019-06-20

Semenya denied entry into Rabat 800 meters race Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favored 800 meters race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland's highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African....
07:00 2019-06-14

National Spelling Bee drops perfection as a prerequisite to entry The field of competitors in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee has nearly doubled in recent years, thanks to a program that gives young prodigies an alternative route into an event that has captivated many spell-check-dependent Americans....
14:52 2019-05-24

New entry-level Mercedes-Benz C-Class priced from £29,040 The current C-Class was facelifted last year Executive model comes down in price; rear-wheel-drive CLS and top-spec E-Class models also introduced Mercedes-Benz has revised its UK saloon line-up to incorporate new entry-level versions of the C-Class and CLS, plus a new range-topping E-Class. The ...
17:00 2019-06-20

Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration’s efforts to redirect...
17:00 2019-05-25

Russia halts transit of Kazakh LPG and coal to Ukraine - document Kazakhstan's state railway company has suspended liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coal shipments to Ukraine after transit nation Russia banned such shipments from its territory, according to a document seen by Reuters....
16:39 2019-05-27

US judge halts Donald Trump's border wall plans US President Trump hopes to use an emergency declaration to redirect defense money in order to fund a border wall with Mexico. The latest court order may prove a setback on one of his highest priorities....
12:00 2019-05-25

Trump halts fines on Obama-era fuel efficiency violations President Trump is undoing another piece of Barack Obama’s legacy. The president said Friday he would freeze fines imposed by his predecessor on automakers who produced new cars which violated stiff fuel efficiency standards, Reuters reported. The Obama-era regulations intended to reduce harmf...
20:52 2019-07-13

Newark Airport halts all flights after airplane skids off runway All flights were halted temporarily in and out of Newark Liberty Airport Saturday afternoon when a plane apparently skidded off a runway. “Due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport. Please check with your carrier before coming to the airport,” acc...
22:39 2019-06-15

Newark Airport ‘Emergency’ Briefly Halts Flights, Officials Say A passenger aboard the flight said the plane left La Guardia Airport and about 20 minutes later made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport....
16:39 2019-06-29

Strike halts shipments for three terminals in Argentina's Rosario grains hub A maritime workers strike in Argentina stopped shipments in three terminals of the main grains port, Rosario, the hub for 80 percent of the South American country's agriculture exports, the Chamber of Port and Maritime Activities (CAPyM) said on Monday....
22:26 2019-06-03

Huawei reassesses goal of overtaking Samsung as production halts Huawei has made no secret of its plans to overtake Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer by the first quarter of 2020. But in light of its recent US trade ban, the company is reassessing its goal.According to Honor President Zhao Ming, Huawei is currently looking into the possibilit...
04:00 2019-06-02

Mike D’Antoni halts contract extension talks with Rockets Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni ended talks geared toward a new contract, ESPN and the Houston Chronicle reported Thursday. D’Antoni remains under contract for next season, which will be his fourth with the Rockets, and said recently he plans to continue coaching beyond the 2019-20 camp...
05:26 2019-05-31

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill.        ...
23:00 2019-06-15

Brazil halts beef exports to China after atypical mad cow case Brazil has temporarily halted beef exports to China following an atypical case of mad cow disease in leading farm state Mato Grosso, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
23:52 2019-06-03

Opinion: Deutsche Bank halts global adventure in lending The days when Deutsche Bank officials played big to win big are over. The lender's new credo is "back to the roots." The plan to overhaul Deutsche Bank is radical, DW's Henrik Böhme writes, but the outcome remains open....
14:00 2019-07-08

Britain halts Amazon deal with Deliveroo over antitrust concerns Business regulators ordered Amazon Friday to stop investing in British food distributor Deliveroo due to "reasonable grounds" the integration amounts to a takeover....
22:00 2019-07-05

German refinery halts Russian oil imports over contamination - Handelsblatt The PCK refinery in eastern Germany has halted imports of Russian oil via the Druzhba pipeline after once again finding "slightly elevated" levels of organic chlorides, the refinery's owner Shell told Handelsblatt newspaper on Friday....
20:52 2019-07-05

HTC halts U11 Android 9.0 Pie update rollout following reports of bricked phones HTC released the Android 9.0 Pie update for the HTC U11 about a week ago but decided to halt the rollout after just two days. Apparently, many HTC U11 users who upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie have had their smartphones bricked.Specifically, after updating to Android 9.0 Pie, HTC U11 users couldn't get ...
08:52 2019-06-06

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest ways to end the UK’s carbon emissions.Six House of Commons select committees announced the assembly on ...
16:52 2019-06-20

More EU citizens are seeking help for stress and anxiety over Brexit Mental health service has seen Europeans suffering panic attacks and suicidal thoughts The number of EU citizens turning to therapy to cope with their stress and anxiety over Brexit is on the increase, a mental health expert has said.Emmy van Deurzen, a psychotherapy professor who launched a free th...
17:52 2019-06-02

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
11:39 2019-07-12

India says illegal immigrants from Bangladesh becoming citizens India said on Friday thousands of illegal immigrants from neighboring Muslim-majority Bangladesh had produced false documents to become citizens in the far-eastern Indian state of Assam....
13:39 2019-07-19

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone missing."...
00:13 2019-05-24

Germany says fewer Britons became citizens last year BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say the number of British nationals receiving German citizenship declined last year after a Brexit-related peak in 2017, but Britons were still the second-biggest group seeking German nationality. Many British citizens are seeking passports from European Union countr...
15:00 2019-05-29

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
17:39 2019-06-03

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
04:00 2019-05-27

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—everyone should just have more sex. Read more......
22:26 2019-05-24

China Warns Its Citizens About Visiting or Studying in the U.S. China advised its citizens to reconsider visiting or studying in the U.S., a sign that Beijing might be targeting the lucrative tourism and education sectors as it tries to pressure Washington in their trade dispute....
18:52 2019-06-04

Iran detains 17 citizens accused of spying for the CIA Iran has detained 17 Iranian citizens accused of acting as spies for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, according to the country's Ministry of Intelligence....
14:39 2019-07-22

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
03:26 2019-05-31

United Arab Emirates Diplomat Says Evidence Shows Tanker Attacks Were ‘State-Sponsored’ NICOSIA, Cyprus — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan didn’t name the state, but said ...
16:39 2019-06-15

Sudan may follow a perilous Arab Spring playbook: The strongman falls, his allies remain The involvement of notorious military leaders in Sudan’s planned transition to civilian rule recalls recent failures in democratic reform in Arab Spring countries....
22:00 2019-07-05

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets....
08:00 2019-05-31

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects Saturday that presidential advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner will present to a gathering of Arab ...
00:13 2019-06-23

Bella Hadid apologizes after fans say she disrespected Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bella Hadid faced backlash after posting an Instagram of the sole of her foot facing three planes, including a Saudi plane and a UAE plane that featured each country's flag.        ...
04:39 2019-06-18

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road that may yet lead to regional conflict....
01:26 2019-06-01

Toy Story 4 is the breeziest but also the strangest entry yet in Pixar's flagship franchise You wouldn’t be wrong to wonder if Pixar was pushing its luck, cracking the toy box open again. After all, the studio, one of the last in Hollywood to truly deserve the designation of “dream factory,” already achieved something like the ideal conclusion to its flagship saga. Even those, like this cr...
20:52 2019-06-13

Porsche Had a Secret F1 Engine Ready for Its 2021 Entry Before It Backed Out Porsche does things other than produce videos on how to pronounce its product names, like making cars or mulling a Formula One entry from time to time. But Porsche’s recent F1 consideration was more than just a thought—the company’s motorsport boss recently said it even built an engine for a possibl...
16:52 2019-05-31

Samsung readying yet another entry-level tablet, the Galaxy Tab A (2019) The Galaxy Tab S5 won't be the only tablet Samsung has in the pipeline for the rest of the year, as news about an entry-level slate has just emerged. The unannounced Galaxy Tab A (2019) recently popped up in various places over the Internet, so we're convinced the tablet exists.The folks at XDA Deve...
01:26 2019-06-14

Porsche built and tested F1 2021 engine before opting against entry Porsche has built and tested an engine that would have been Formula 1 compatible and formed the basis of a 2021 entry had it committed to joining the world championship...
16:26 2019-05-31

Diversion of customs agents slows Global Entry interviews WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s decision to shift some Customs and Border Protection agents to the southern border is leading the agency to cancel some interviews for the Global Entry traveler-screening program. Travel-industry groups have expressed concern that the move will hurt...
04:00 2019-06-22

DAMS rules out swift FIA F3 entry after rumours linked it to move Francois Sicard says his DAMS team has no intention of joining the new FIA Formula 3 Championship in the near future, despite paddock speculation suggesting otherwise...
14:26 2019-06-19

Tesla starts locking down features on entry-level Model 3 Tesla's entry-level Model 3 has been available to order for a while (lately in limited form), but early buyers have technically been getting more -- without the promised software lock, drivers were effectively getting the upgraded Standard Range Plus......
05:00 2019-05-27

Wild-card entry Tipsarevic advances at Geneva Open Former top-10 player Janko Tipsarevic used his wild-card entry to beat Peter Gojowczyk of Germany 7-5, 7-5 in the Geneva Open first round        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

German migrant ship denied entry to Maltese waters A German rescue ship heading to Malta after being refused entry into Italy has not been given clearance to enter Maltese waters, authorities said on Sunday....
16:00 2019-07-07

Love TSA PreCheck and Global Entry? Check your expiration date TSA PreCheck, a fast-pass through airport security, went on sale in late 2013. Many travelers are about to see their 5-year memberships expire.       ...
15:00 2019-06-20

Meet the Moto E6, Motorola's upcoming entry-level smartphone We kind of got used to Motorola launching two new smartphone families every year, and 2019 might not be an exception to this unwritten rule. After revealing the Moto G7 series a few months ago, Motorola is now gearing up to introduce two additional affordable phones: Moto E6 and Moto E6 Plus.The Mot...
12:13 2019-06-21

Meek Mill Says He Was Denied Entry to a Vegas Hotel Because He's Black On Saturday, Meek Mill accused a Las Vegas hotel of racism after its staff denied him entry and threatened to have him arrested for trespassing....
06:26 2019-05-28

Rallye des Princesses 2019 features huge entry and narrow win Tremendous competition for overall victory and a record 94 finishers ensured that the 20th edition of the Richard Mille Rallye des Princesses was a hit after five days of competition across France in classic cars...
09:13 2019-06-18

Hydrogen Station Explosion Halts Fuel Cell Sales in Norway A hydrogen refueling station in Sandvika, Norway exploded Monday, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries, closing down two highways and causing both Toyota and Hyundai to halt sales of fuel cell vehicles in the country....
20:13 2019-06-12

India halts attempt to retrieve climbers' bodies on Himalayan mountain Officials in India had to scuttle an attempt on Wednesday to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of an international climbing team that went missing on the country's second-highest mountain after a rescue helicopter was unable to reach them....
23:13 2019-06-05

EMERGING MARKETS-Dollar recovery halts gains in Latam currencies A U.S. dollar recovery put most Latin American currencies under pressure on Friday while Brazil's Bovespa stock index led losses in the region's equity markets. The MSCI index of Latin American currencies edged lower as the dollar swung to gains after the New York Federal Reserve walked back dov...
23:26 2019-07-19

GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26% GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates on the back of slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
02:01 2019-06-05

G20 summit: Trump halts more China tariffs, disagrees with most on climate change President Donald Trump agreed to halt more China tariffs after the G20 summit in Japan, but disagreed with the rest of the group on climate change fight....
17:26 2019-06-29

The Latest: Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections ...
06:52 2019-05-25

Rain halts Campbell-NC State game; play to resume Saturday RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Campbell and North Carolina State will continue their NCAA regional game Saturday after weather concerns kept them from finishing as scheduled Friday. Campbell, the No. 3 seed, was leading the second-seeded Wolfpack 5-4 after 8 ½ innings Friday afternoon when play was halted. Af...
05:13 2019-06-01

Child death hike halts hospital’s complex heart surgeries CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Complex pediatric heart surgeries will not be performed at North Carolina Children’s Hospital because of an increase in patient deaths. The News & Observer of Raleigh quotes hospital officials as saying heart surgeons won’t do complicated procedur...
23:00 2019-06-17

India's World Cup dream on hold after rain halts semifinal clash India has proved a nigh on unstoppable force at the Cricket World Cup -- but it had no answer to the infamous English weather as rain cut short its semifinal clash against New Zealand Tuesday....
23:13 2019-07-09

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: authorities The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Sunday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airport authorities' Facebook page....
23:13 2019-07-07

Argentina anti-austerity strike halts flights, trains, buses BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A strike to protest government austerity measures is grounding hundreds of flights and halting bus and train lines in Argentina. Banks, courts, and many schools were closed Wednesday and Argentina’s main grains ports were also shut. Hospitals offered only emergen...
21:13 2019-05-29

North Korea Reportedly Halts "Mass Games" After Kim Jong Un Complains Days after this year's "Mass Games" debuted before North Korea's top leadership, the huge pageant has been put on hold after leader Kim Jong Un expressed his dissatisfaction, foreign tour groups said......
10:39 2019-06-05

US judge halts Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington, D.C., sided with drugmakers Merck & Co, Eli Lilly and Co and Amgen by halting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rule from taking effect on Tuesday as planned....
18:39 2019-07-09

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
23:00 2019-05-29

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "recyclable"?...
12:39 2019-06-28

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
02:26 2019-06-17

China warns citizens in U.S. about risks of crime, harassment The Chinese government on Tuesday warned its citizens in the United States to raise their safety awareness and respond "actively and appropriately" to harassing immigration checks and home interviews....
14:39 2019-06-04

Citizens on Patrol: What if Your Neighbor Could Give You a Parking Ticket? The Washington city government is considering giving some residents the power to enforce parking regulations, freeing the police for other duties. But the idea is raising alarm....
23:26 2019-06-20

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days with the first mission coming as early as next year....
18:52 2019-06-07

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
10:52 2019-07-16

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreigners....
17:52 2019-07-12

| China warns its citizens of police harassment, crime in US China issued a pair of travel alerts to its citizens going to the United States, warning them of police harassment and crime as tensions soar between the global powers....
14:52 2019-06-04

France calls on Iraq to spare four of its citizens from the hangman Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent four of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
09:52 2019-05-28

Can green pioneer Costa Rica get citizens on their bikes? Costa Rica gets 98% of its power from renewables, yet has one of the biggest carbon footprints in Central America. Now, it wants to clean up transport, but can cycling improve its image?...
14:39 2019-05-21

Tesla starts delivering the entry-level Model 3 with locked down features While demand for Tesla’s Model 3 has never been much of a problem, the company took its sweet time before making the $35,000 configuration available to prospective buyers. This naturally rubbed many the wrong way given that the entire impetus behind the Model 3 was to offer up an affordable EV...
02:26 2019-05-28

Unborn baby dies while Venezuelan mother awaits entry to Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the border from Peru into Chile....
03:26 2019-07-14

Early entry-level Tesla Model 3 owners will soon get a software downgrade If you were one of the first people to pull the trigger on an entry-level Tesla Model 3 purchase, but you didn't go for all the trimmings, time is running out if you want to make the most of your free upgrade bundle.Several differences between the Standard Range Model 3 and the Standard Range P...
12:52 2019-06-09

Devils sign Jesper Boqvist of Sweden to entry-level contract NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed Swedish forward Jesper Boqvist to a three-year, entry-level contract. General manager Ray Shero on Monday announced the signing of the 36th pick overall in the 2017 NHL draft. Boqvist spent the last two seasons in the Swedish Hockey League, scori...
23:13 2019-06-10

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from speculation he was barred for being a staunch......
11:26 2019-06-22

SMP Racing to contest Le Mans Esports Super Final as wildcard entry Motorsport Network and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest today confirmed that SMP Racing will be contesting the Le Mans Esport Series Super Final as a wildcard entry...
16:52 2019-06-07

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
14:39 2019-05-21

Nokia Launches Entry-Level Mesh Wi-Fi Router to Take on Amazon, Google Nokia has launched an affordable mesh Wi-Fi router, Beacon 1, to follow up its more powerful Beacon 3 mesh router. Beacon 1 is now shipping and costs $129 in the US....
19:39 2019-07-10

Skoda Launches New iV Sub-Brand; Marks Entry Into The World Of Electric Vehicles The first two allelectric vehicles based on Volkswagen Groups MEB modular electric car platform will be introduced in 2020, one of which will be a production version of the VISION iV SUV coup study....
16:39 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Potash producer Nutrien eyes expansion as BHP ponders entry Canada's Nutrien Ltd , the world's biggest producer of potash fertilizer, said on Tuesday that it was evaluating whether to expand its annual production capacity by 5 million tonnes after 2023, around the time that metals miner BHP Billiton is considering a move into potash....
19:52 2019-05-28

UPDATE 3-GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26% GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates on the back of slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
03:00 2019-06-05

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
06:52 2019-05-24

METALS-Shanghai aluminium advances as fire halts production at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit due to a fire over the weekend....
11:39 2019-05-27

IRCTC Ticket Concession Rules For Senior Citizens: Five Things To Know Concessions on fares are available for male senior citizens of minimum 60 years and female senior citizen of minimum 58 years. The element of concession is 40 per cent for men senior citizens and 50......
13:00 2019-06-08

India to launch national register of citizens to check infiltration The Indian government will implement a national register of citizens on a priority basis in the states facing infiltration of foreign citizens illegally, President Ram Nath Kovind told lawmakers on Thursday....
08:52 2019-06-20

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
19:13 2019-06-20

Citizens List On Priority In Areas Affected By Infiltration: President The central government has decided to implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC), currently being updated in Assam, on priority basis in areas affected by infiltration, President Ram Nath......
20:52 2019-06-20

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through social media....
18:01 2019-06-17

New citizens to experience camping in Saskatchewan through Parks Canada program An excursion planned to Prince Albert National Park this summer aims to pass on knowledge and experience regarding camping-related skills to new Canadians....
01:13 2019-06-19

Spanish police detain 4 British citizens ahead of CL final MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have detained four British citizens on the eve of the Champions League final. Authorities say the four were detained for assault, including against police officers. Police did not immediately release any other details. Spanish officials expected tens of thousand...
05:13 2019-06-01

Russia's Putin extends passport offer to Ukraine citizens Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Wednesday further expanding the number of Ukrainian citizens who can apply for fast-track Russian passports....
20:26 2019-07-17

China issues citizens US travel alert, warns of harassment China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it called harassment by U.S. law enforcement agencies....
16:00 2019-06-04

Canada sends delegation to China to press for release of citizens Canada has sent a parliamentary delegation to China to press for the release of two Canadian citizens formally arrested for espionage last week, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday....
17:39 2019-05-21

California leads nation -- by far -- in naturalized citizens, data show If you’re a naturalized citizen in the United States – a person born elsewhere who has become a legal U.S. citizen – there’s a good chance you live in California, government statistics show....
09:39 2019-07-20

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State, a court official said.Captured in Syria by a US-backed force fighting the jihadists, they are the f...
23:52 2019-05-26

Police Case Filed Against 10 In Assam Over Poem On Citizens' List The Assam Police have reportedly contacted several social media websites to verify the authenticity of a poem - that alleged Muslims were being targeted - shared by 10 people on the ongoing......
06:26 2019-07-13

Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained citizens with China Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is confident U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Canadians during recent discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
11:39 2019-07-03

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
00:26 2019-06-15

Chrysler Brings Back the Voyager Name as a Rebadge of the Entry-Level Pacifica Minivan One of the great nameplates of the Second Minivan Wave (FWD, 1980s) was Voyager, which was used by both Plymouth and Chrysler back in the day, from 1988 to 2016. The evocative Voyager name has been dormant until today, when FCA announced that the name is coming back, as a way to rebrand and re-badge...
07:26 2019-06-28

London Marathoners who claimed they were called 'fat' during race to receive free entry next year London Marathon runners who claimed they were called "fat" and slow during this year's race will receive free entry to next year's race, according to organizers....
18:00 2019-07-07

Semenya denied Rabat entry but IAAF fails to block 800m champion "Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favoured 800 metres race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland\u0027s highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African."...
22:26 2019-06-13

Google properly and officially pulls the entry-level Pixel Slate plug Google is not exactly a major player in the tablet manufacturing space, but at least at first glance, the search giant's in-house Pixel Slate seemed like a decent competitor for Apple's iPad Pro lineup and the Microsoft Surface Pro 6 last fall with an aggressive starting price of $599, a stylish des...
16:39 2019-06-07

Border agents experience 'officer involved shooting' at San Ysidro Port of Entry U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents were involved in a shooting Monday evening at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, located within the City of San Diego immediately north of the U.S.-Mexico border with Tijuana, officials said....
11:13 2019-06-04

American killed in shootout with border agents at San Ysidro Port of Entry, officials say An American man was killed after a shootout with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers Monday night at the busiest land border crossing between the U.S. and Mexico, officials said....
20:26 2019-06-05

Hostinger web hosting review: Good support and a killer entry-level price Hostinger is an up-and-coming web hosting provider with a very compelling entry-level price. But how does it perform? We take an in-depth look at the features, capabilities, and performance of this popular service....
01:00 2019-07-17

Leak reveals U.S. pricing range for the entry level Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Many in the market for a new smartphone are eagerly awaiting the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. Earlier today, we passed along renders of the "standard" version of the phone, which will apparently feature a punch-hole selfie camera in the center of the display. On the back is a vertically mounted triple-ca...
01:39 2019-06-07

Circus Maximus rewards late entry in St James’s Palace at Royal Ascot • Aidan O’Brien sends out double on opening day• Blue Point scores repeat win in King’s StandCircus Maximus was a surprise winner of the St James’s Palace Stakes on a rewarding first day at Royal Ascot for his trainer, Aidan O’Brien, and his jockey, Ryan Moore. The 10-1 shot had finished in the midd...
20:13 2019-06-18

Watchdog agency finds security gaps in Global Entry screening program A program that allows low-risk travelers to gain expedited entry into the U.S. is criticized for lax vetting of applicants and verification procedures in a report from a watchdog agency....
20:13 2019-07-10

Book Entry: Review: ‘Power Trip’ Ably Guides Us Through the History of Energy Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live....
17:52 2019-05-21

India vs New Zealand abandoned as rain halts Cricket World Cup semi-final at Old Trafford India's Cricket World Cup semi-final clash with New Zealand will head into a second day after rain forced play to be abandoned without a result at Old Trafford on Tuesday....
01:13 2019-07-10

Customizable Pixel phone cases are no longer a thing, as Google quietly halts sales Google had plenty of neat stuff to announce at its I/O developer conference a couple of weeks ago, from a long list of new Android features to a Nest-branded smart speaker with a large screen in tow and the company's first mid-range phones in quite some time. But the search giant also discreetly kil...
17:26 2019-05-21

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
23:52 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained citizens with China Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is confident U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Canadians during recent discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
12:13 2019-07-03

Number of new citizens hits 5-year high under Trump administration, despite Dem criticism U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services set a five-year high in 2018 for the number of people who took the oath of citizenship – despite heated criticism from Democrats about the Trump administration's immigration policies....
20:52 2019-06-03

Centre Extends Deadline To Update Assam Citizens' List NRC To July 31 The centre has extended the deadline to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam by one more month to July 30. The process had been extended in......
18:26 2019-06-29

Trump ditches census question; will find other methods of counting non-citizens President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from asking a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, but instead directed agencies to provide data on non-citizens to the Census Bureau....
04:00 2019-07-12

Kazakhstan begins intercepting citizens’ web traffic to ‘protect them from cyber threats’ The Kazakhstan government has started to intercept all HTTPS traffic from all devices within its borders effective July 17, reports ZDNet. Local internet service providers (ISPs) have been instructed by the government to force their citizens to install a state-authorized certificate on all devices, ...
09:39 2019-07-19

Single typo in state bill would have automatically registered non-citizens to vote A typo in the state’s automatic voter registration bill would have forced non-citizens to register despite their ineligibility — but lawmakers vowed it would be fixed. The bill directs designated state agencies such as the Department of Motor Vehicles, State Board of Elections and Department o...
10:39 2019-06-21

25 Lakh People In Assam Seek Re-Verification Of Draft Citizens Register After nearly 41 lakh people in Assam were left out of the draft National Register of Citizens, about 25 lakh people have sent a petition to the Centre for re-verification and it is under the......
08:39 2019-07-20

Open audition: Ukraine's comedian president invites citizens to run in July poll A comedian and entrepreneur, 29-year-old Roman Hryshchuk had only been in politics for a few weeks when he found himself in front of a semicircle of voters in a park in western Kiev, fielding questions from a testy audience....
11:13 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
21:13 2019-06-07

Call center scammer who extorted millions from U.S. citizens sentenced to 7 years in prison An Indian man was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for allegedly extorting US citizens out of thousands of dollars during his time running a fraudulent call center....
23:01 2019-06-02

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the plan is also mounting, with criticism coming from the EU and the US....
08:52 2019-06-09

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
05:52 2019-05-30

US airstrike kills Al Qaeda fighters ‘plotting external attacks’ against American citizens: military A U.S. military airstrike Sunday struck an Al Qaeda leadership and training facility in northern Syria where militants were “plotting external attacks” against American citizens, officials said....
15:00 2019-07-01

Nicole Malliotakis: NY's illegal immigrant drivers' license law applies 'double standard' to citizens New York's new law granting drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants applies a double standard to citizens, a state Republican lawmaker told Fox News Wednesday....
10:39 2019-06-20

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and fulfill its promise to leave no one behind....
18:00 2019-05-29

Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building. The post Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building appeared first on LEX18.com....
09:26 2019-06-12

Jim Jordan: Dems oppose census citizenship question over fear of exposing non-citizens, illegal immigrants Democrats oppose the presence of a citizenship question on the 2020 census because it will expose how many people in the U.S. are either non-citizens or here illegally, according to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio....
04:00 2019-07-10

#DeniedMyVote: Campaigners explore legal action against government after EU citizens complain of being turned away from polling stations in European elections Campaign groups are exploring legal action against the government after EU citizens complained of being turned away from polling stations in the European elections....
21:00 2019-05-25

A look at what comes next in 2nd Israeli election of 2019 Israel is in unchartered political territory after the newly elected parliament dissolved itself early on Thursday and set another election date, within six months of the previous one....
12:39 2019-05-30

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as a victory....
22:13 2019-06-05

Israeli nationalists celebrate Jerusalem Day Clashes broke out as Muslim worshippers observed the tail end of the Islamic holiday of Ramadan. Sunday marks the anniversary of Israel taking east Jerusalem after a 1967 war....
04:52 2019-06-03

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem when he noticed the mentally dis...
17:13 2019-07-22

Apple updates entry-level MacBook Air and Pro, discontinues MacBook Enlarge / The 2018 MacBook Air is 10% thinner than the old MacBook Air and weighs 2.75lbs. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Today, Apple refreshed much of its entry-level laptop lineup in time for a "Back to School" push that includes slashed prices for educators and students. The initiative some oth...
04:00 2019-07-10

Netanyahu vows to win Israeli snap election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that his conservative Likud party would win a snap Israeli election called after he missed a deadline to form a coalition government....
00:13 2019-05-30

Israeli PM: Palestinians are determined to continue conflict JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says the Palestinians are “determined to continue the conflict at any price.” Speaking at his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday, Benjamin Netanyahu was referring to the Palestinian leadership’s rejection of last week’s Mideast peace ...
14:13 2019-06-30

Palestinians: 15 injured in clashes with Israeli police JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials say 15 residents have been injured in overnight clashes with Israeli police in east Jerusalem. It was the third consecutive night of violence in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya following the shooting death of a Palestinian man late Thursday. Israeli...
14:13 2019-06-30

The injustice driving Ethiopian Israeli protests An off-duty police officer was in a playground with his family when he saw two men fighting, according to police accounts, which have been challenged by eye-witnesses. When the officer identified himself, police said the men threw stones at him. Fearing for his life, the officer pulled the trigger, ...
09:13 2019-07-04

That's not Stuttgart! Germany's AfD red-faced over Israeli brawl mix-up A German far-right party was accused on Thursday of attempting to fan racial hatred by using a video of a brawl it suggested involved migrants at a water park in the southern city of Stuttgart - when the scuffle took place in Israel....
18:13 2019-07-04

| Zwelivelile Mandela slams 'Israeli apartheid' The grandson of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela has delivered a damning condemnation of "Israeli apartheid", in a high-profile expression of solidarity between South Africans and Palestinians....
19:00 2019-07-07

Palestinian man killed in clash with Israeli police JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say a 20-year-old Palestinian man has been killed in a clash with Israeli police in east Jerusalem. Israeli police say they were operating in the Palestinian neighborhood of Issawiya late Thursday when the man fired fireworks toward the force. Responding...
22:39 2019-06-27

Benjamin Netanyahu becomes longest-serving Israeli PM ‘King Bibi’ beats David Ben-Gurion’s record, but with threatening clouds on the horizonBenjamin Netanyahu has become Israel‘s longest-serving prime minister, snatching the title from the country’s founding father and first leader, David Ben-Gurion.As of Saturday, the man referred to as King Bibi by ...
11:13 2019-07-20

Israeli airspace sees unexplained GPS interference JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities say navigation systems in its airspace have experienced significant disruption in recent weeks, creating confusion but not adversely affecting airplane safety. Israel’s Airports Authority said Thursday that, contrary to public speculation, the unexplained G...
20:13 2019-06-27

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
14:26 2019-06-02

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
00:13 2019-06-04

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
15:13 2019-06-13

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
12:13 2019-06-14

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay on the ground of the lobby, but court officers told...
23:13 2019-06-11

Top Court Not To Meddle With High Court Order Involving TMC Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Department against Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek......
01:13 2019-07-04

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
23:26 2019-06-17

Centre Moves Top Court After High Court Seeks Mehul Choksi's Medical Data The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which sought fugitive Mehul Choksi's medical report to ascertain if he was fit to be extradited to India to face trial......
09:13 2019-07-02

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
04:26 2019-07-20

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
16:26 2019-06-17

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious rights....
18:00 2019-06-17

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
19:26 2019-07-21

IAF's French Mirages Fly With Russian Missiles Thanks To Israeli 'Jugaad' In Air Force circles, its been referred to as the ultimate 'jugaad' or innovative fix - mating a Russian air-to-air missile to an Israeli helmet mounted display to be worn by an Indian pilot flying a......
12:39 2019-07-10

Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
19:52 2019-06-16

Israeli PM Thanks PM Modi for India's Vote Against Palestinian Group Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewish state that objected to granting consultative......
15:13 2019-06-13

Israeli PM’s wife sentenced for misusing state funds JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle the allegations she misused some $100,000 in stat...
11:00 2019-06-16

Palestinians: Israeli forces hit rally against police abuse JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians claim Israeli forces attacked them after a peaceful rally against police brutality in east Jerusalem. An eyewitness, 49-year-old Abed Zamzam, says that after prayers on Thursday, Israeli police were in the area to patrol a rally of several hundred Palestinians in the ne...
13:13 2019-06-28

Israeli leader compares Jewish intermarriage in US to a ‘second Holocaust’ Israel’s minister of education said in a cabinet meeting this month that the rate of marriage between US Jews and non-Jews is like a “second Holocaust,” a report said Tuesday. Rafi Peretz made the statement in the July 1 cabinet meeting that was attended by Israel Prime Minister Be...
10:00 2019-07-10

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern Israel. The army said Israeli warplanes attacked “terror infrastructure” in Gaza early on Friday, including military and naval compounds bel...
10:52 2019-06-14

The Latest: Israeli PM: EU-Iran deal same as bowing to Nazis Israel’s prime minister has responded to the European Union’s efforts to salvage the Iran nuclear deal by comparing it to ‘European appeasement in the 1930s’ of Nazi Germany...
20:39 2019-07-15

Ex-Israeli justice minister Shaked to head New Right party Former Israeli justice minister Ayelet Shaked has assumed the leadership of her right-wing nationalist party in September’s unprecedented repeat elections...
21:13 2019-07-21

Israeli spymaster says Iran responsible for recent attacks JERUSALEM (AP) — The head of Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency says Iran was behind a string of recent attacks on targets across the Persian Gulf. Speaking at an annual security conference in Israel on Monday, Yossi Cohen said “I can tell you, with certainty, from the best sources of I...
16:52 2019-07-01

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says Israeli warplanes have attacked an area near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and wounding 21. State news agency SANA said the Israeli warplanes fired missiles early Monday from Lebanese airspace. SANA said the dead included a baby and that...
07:39 2019-07-01

Israeli navy boards ship from Turkey that was set on fire JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says naval forces boarded a cargo ship off the coast that had been set on fire. The military says it was alerted early Sunday to an anchored ship off northern Israel whose hull was ablaze. At the request of the ship’s captain, Israeli forces boarded and se...
17:26 2019-06-09

Trump has downtown roundabout named after him in Israeli city An Israeli city has named a traffic circle after President Donald Trump, just weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government renamed a Golan Heights settlement after the president....
18:26 2019-07-09

Ethiopian Israeli mothers protest police violence Dozens of mothers are marching through Tel Aviv in a show of rising anger over a police officer’s fatal shooting of an Ethiopian Israeli teenager, which touched off violent protests last week...
20:26 2019-07-08

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament on Tuesday to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
19:01 2019-05-21

Palestinians bury Jerusalem man killed by Israeli police A Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli police during clashes in east Jerusalem last week has been laid to rest after his body was released to his family...
19:13 2019-07-01

Israeli politician says he’ll cut financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein An Israeli politician attempting to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and under fire for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein — says his lawyers are working to cut his financial links to the rich pedophile. Ehud Barak, the country’s former prime minister who is running against Netanyahu in Sep...
02:00 2019-07-16

Third season of Israeli hit ‘Fauda’ ventures into Gaza Strip JERUSALEM (AP) — The creators of Israel’s hit TV show “Fauda” are gearing up for their most ambitious mission yet: the Gaza Strip. The action series chronicles the adventures of undercover Israeli commando operatives in the Palestinian territories. The Netflix release date hasnR...
09:39 2019-06-06

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiations....
05:13 2019-05-30

Israeli PM calls US economic peace plan ‘brilliant’ JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the $50 billion U.S. economic investment plan for the Palestinians, which has been castigated by the Palestinian leadership, is “a brilliant idea.” Speaking late Thursday at a conference in Jerusalem, Netanyahu said the Trum...
22:39 2019-06-27

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf....
12:13 2019-07-22

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's killing stoked accusations of racism and police brutality in Israel....
01:13 2019-07-04

Ethiopian Israeli protests of police violence enter 3rd day Scores of activists returned to streets across Israel to protest the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teen by an off-duty police officer in what the community calls the latest example of police brutality...
22:00 2019-07-03

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals a home and backers abroad....
03:26 2019-07-14

Islamic organization condemns Israeli tunnel near Al-Aqsa International body of Muslim nations condemns opening of Israeli tunnel that runs beneath a Palestinian neighborhood in east Jerusalem south of Al-Aqsa Mosque...
22:00 2019-07-03

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion therapy "is possible" and saying he "did it" in the past....
21:39 2019-07-14

Ethiopian Israeli musicians use stage to promote struggles A wave of Ethiopian Israeli artists has burst onto Israel’s vibrant hip-hop scene, using the stage to promote their community’s struggle against discrimination and police violence...
17:26 2019-07-12

2 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in separate events Palestinian teen shot and killed near the West Bank separation barrier; Israeli police say alleged Palestinian attacker killed after stabbing two Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City...
17:26 2019-05-31

Israeli hacker allegedly stole $1.7M in cryptocurrency from Europeans A cybercriminal from Israel is facing a long list of felonies associated with the supposed theft of $1.7 million (6.1 million NIS) in various cryptocurrencies. The perp, 31-year old Eliyahu Gigi from Tel Aviv, reportedly stole Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Dash from various foreigners, including Belgians, ...
11:00 2019-07-18

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
01:52 2019-06-03

Israeli nationalists parade through Old City to celebrate Jerusalem Day Clashes broke out as Muslim worshippers observed the tail end of the Islamic holiday of Ramadan. Sunday marks the anniversary of Israel taking east Jerusalem after a 1967 war....
01:52 2019-06-03

Israeli minister condemned for saying gay conversion therapy 'works' An Israeli government minister has been widely condemned for saying gay conversion therapy works, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu calling his remarks "unacceptable"....
20:39 2019-07-14

Throngs of Israeli nationalists march in Jerusalem Old City Thousands of Israeli religious nationalists parade through the streets of Jerusalem, to mark an Israeli holiday celebrating the Old City’s capture in 1967...
19:26 2019-06-02

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment Israel’s president says he’s shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home...
12:39 2019-05-26

Israeli DJ shot dead in club in central Mexico Unidentified gunmen shot dead Israeli electronic music DJ Ronen Dahan, also known as Perplex, during an attack at a dance club in the central Mexican city of San Luis Potosi, authorities said on Saturday....
00:52 2019-06-30

Israeli ex-general to attend Bahrain conference: source A former general who served as Israel's chief liaison officer to the Palestinians will attend next week's U.S.-led conference on the Palestinian economy in Bahrain in a private capacity, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday....
17:26 2019-06-18

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
18:13 2019-05-28

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of incoming rockets were not activated. Israel has acknow...
21:39 2019-06-01

Cuomo: Israeli robocar tech could work in NYC subways Governor Andrew Cuomo is taking the wheel at the MTA — by testing out cars that don’t use them. The governor on Friday toured the Jerusalem offices of Intel subsidiary company Mobileye, which produces the video technology used to guide self-driving cars — suggesting that the same t...
23:52 2019-06-28

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 Syria's state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country's south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others....
05:26 2019-06-02

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
14:39 2019-06-14

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
23:39 2019-06-08

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his party advanced a vote to dissolve parliament and call for snap elections in case he falls short of a majority....
15:13 2019-05-29

Israeli TV show says Black Cube spied on Cabinet minister JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli investigative TV show is reporting that one of the country’s richest men hired Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to spy on a Cabinet minister. Uvda reports Thursday that tycoon Idan Ofer hired the firm in 2014 to dig up dirt on then-Finance Minister Yair Lapid an...
23:13 2019-06-06

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday....
22:52 2019-06-08

Israeli tycoon 'hired intelligence firm to influence tax policy' Idan Ofer allegedly hired Black Cube in 2014 but firm denies meeting and is suing TV showAn Israeli investigative TV show has claimed that one of the country’s richest men hired the Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to dig up dirt on a cabinet minister. Black Cube denied the allegations. Idan Ofe...
13:39 2019-06-07

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
16:52 2019-06-02

Palestinian protests turn violent after Israeli police kill a man Nearly 100 people were injured and 20 others arrested in East Jerusalem as Israeli police fought with protesters angry over the killing of a Palestinian man....
16:13 2019-07-01

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order....
17:26 2019-06-02

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a military source....
08:13 2019-06-02

Israeli police arrest 17 at annual Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Thousands of advocates showed up Thursday to Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade, an event that might have been marred by a knife attack if it wasn't for attentive security officers....
19:13 2019-06-06

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country. A war monitor reported that 10 people were killed, including Syrian soldiers and foreign fighters.Israel’s army said ...
17:52 2019-06-02

Israeli thriller series 'Fauda' digs in for darker third season "Fauda", an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Hamas guerrillas, promises to dig deeper into the conflict in its third season....
18:39 2019-06-02

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
13:39 2019-06-14

New Israeli election highlights tense ties to ultra-Orthodox The trigger for Israel’s unprecedented repeat election touches upon one of the major fault lines in Israeli society — the role of the ever-growing ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in modern life...
09:26 2019-06-04

Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife fined for misusing public money Sara Netanyahu was accused of overspending the state funds on catered meals at the premier's official residence, despite a full-time chef having been employed to cook. A plea bargain saw her avoiding a harsher sentence....
12:52 2019-06-16

Israeli troops mistakenly kill Hamas man in Gaza: military Israeli soldiers mistakenly shot an operative of Islamist group Hamas on Thursday who had been trying to stop Palestinians approaching the Israel-Gaza border, the Israeli military said....
19:52 2019-07-11

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin’s wife Nechama dies at 73 JERUSALEM (AP) — Nechama Rivlin, the wife of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, has died. She was 73. The president’s office announced Tuesday she had passed away of lung failure, three months after receiving a transplant. Nechama Rivlin had been ill for years, but still regularly appeared in pu...
11:39 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
21:00 2019-06-16

Israeli police: Alleged Palestinian attacker stabs 2, killed JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say an alleged Palestinian attacker has been killed after stabbing and injuring two Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City. They say the incident occurred at Damascus Gate, one of the main entrances to the Old City. Police say one Israeli was in critical condition, wh...
08:52 2019-05-31

Hamas says Israeli troops kill fighter on Gaza border Israel's military said soldiers opened fire on Thursday after spotting two Palestinian gunmen near the Gaza border fence, and the Hamas militant group said one of its fighters was killed....
13:52 2019-07-11

Intel Launches Ignite Project to Help Israeli Tech Startups Intel has launched a project to help startups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
08:26 2019-06-17

Touring the Israeli Occupation: Young U.S. Jews Get an Unflinching View Birthright Israel, which takes young Jews to Israel, has been criticized for ignoring the Palestinians. A Times reporter joins an alternative tour set up by J Street, a liberal lobbying group....
10:00 2019-07-10

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on Friday, an Israeli official and Palestinian witnesses said....
13:26 2019-05-31

'Trump Heights': Israeli settlement in Golan named after US president ‘It will mean something for him, that there is a place in the world, far away from the States, with his name,’ says resident in communityIt is a world away from the grandiose high-rises that bear his name.A sleepy, crumbling hamlet of fewer than a dozen Israeli residents surrounded by sun-parched fi...
10:13 2019-06-17

The Latest: Israeli parliament vote triggers early election JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel’s political crisis (all times local): 12:10 a.m. Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before...
04:00 2019-05-30

German theater brings David Grossman novel to Israeli stage How can a Frankfurt theater bring a deeply Israeli experience of war, trauma and violent loss to the stage in Tel Aviv? A German-language production of Grossman's "To the End of the Land" grappled with this challenge....
18:26 2019-07-02

Israeli thriller series "Fauda" digs in for darker third season "Fauda", an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Hamas guerrillas, promises to dig deeper into the conflict in its third season....
22:26 2019-06-02

Prospect of new Israeli vote looms as Netanyahu struggles with coalition  The prime minister’s former defense chief has been holding out, demanding concessions. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers have begun a filibuster to block Netanyahu’s allies from dissolving the Knesset....
22:00 2019-05-29

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
06:39 2019-06-14

White House Won't Invite Israeli Officials to Bahrain Conference The White House said Monday it won’t invite the Israeli government to the unveiling of the economic part of its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at a Bahrain conference next week, dealing a set back to a signature initiative of President Trump....
05:52 2019-06-18

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old...
16:52 2019-05-22

Netanyahu welcomes Bahrain meeting, Israeli ex-general to attend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised on Tuesday a U.S.-led conference on the Palestinian economy in Bahrain, and a source said a former Israeli general would be among the participants....
19:26 2019-06-18

Israeli spraying of herbicide near Gaza harming Palestinian crops Israel sprays buffer zone to deprive potential ‘terror elements’ of cover, but farmers in Gaza say crops and livelihoods are damagedIsraeli aircraft spraying herbicide beside the buffer zone along the Gaza strip is directly affecting the livelihoods of Palestinians in violation of international stan...
17:52 2019-07-19

WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware Enlarge (credit: Santeri Viinamäki) Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spyware made by Israeli developer NSO Group, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing the company and a spyware technology dealer. A representative ...
16:39 2019-05-21

Beijing mega-airport to use Israeli runway protection system Israel's Xsight Systems said on Wednesday that its hazard detection technology will be installed on runways of a new mega-airport in China scheduled to open later this year....
15:52 2019-06-19

Israeli Holocaust museum lectures AOC after ‘concentration camp’ remarks WASHINGTON — The Yad Vashem museum in Israel suggested that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed a history lesson after the freshman Democrat said migrants at the southern US border were being housed in “concentration camps.” “Concentration camps assured a slave labor supply to help in the Nazi war ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in Europe JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s National Library has digitized a rare collection of communal ledgers from long-lost Jewish communities of Europe, offering the public a chance to study an era seen as a golden age of Jewish self-governance before the Holocaust. The documents, known as pinkasim, were u...
18:26 2019-06-18

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
07:26 2019-05-27

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya and said one military vehicle was also damaged. It said the rocket landed in Tal a...
23:52 2019-05-27

US duty free magnates fund controversial Israeli settlements HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — When travelers shop at dozens of duty free stores at airports worldwide, they may be paying for more than a bottle of vodka or a box of chocolates. The Falic family of Florida, owners of the Duty Free Americas chain, funds a generous and sometimes controversial philanthropic...
08:26 2019-07-01

Israeli troops mistakenly kill Hamas operative on Gaza border Israeli soldiers mistakenly shot a Hamas operative on Thursday who had been trying to prevent Palestinians from approaching the Israel-Gaza border, the Israeli military said....
16:00 2019-07-11

Israeli woman Dalal Da'ud freed 18 years after killing abusive husband An Israeli parole board on Wednesday agreed to cut a prison term and set free an Israeli-Arab woman who killed her abusive husband nearly 20 years ago....
19:00 2019-06-19

Israeli minister sees U.S.-mediated Lebanese sea border talks in weeks Israel expects to launch U.S.-mediated talks within a month with Lebanon on setting their maritime border, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steintiz said on Wednesday....
20:13 2019-06-19

Twelve Israeli teens arrested in rape of 19-year-old British tourist A dozen Israelis — some as young as 15 — have been arrested in Cyprus on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old British tourist in the resort town of Ayia Napa, according to reports. The woman filed a police report at a local police station Wednesday saying she had been gang-raped by the Israeli teens th...
19:39 2019-07-18

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
10:52 2019-06-17

Mike Pence and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rally Christians for Trump Vice President Mike Pence lashed Democratic opponents and touted President Trump's record during an annual summit of evangelical supporters of Israel in an address that saw the policy and lobbying conference double as a campaign rally....
00:26 2019-07-09

Israeli Soldier Went Missing 37 Years Ago. DNA Testing Brought Body Home For decades, Israel's National Center for Forensic Medicine has tested skeletal remains secreted across its northern border, checking whether the DNA matched that of Israeli soldiers missing in action......
15:39 2019-07-11

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
21:39 2019-07-14

Israeli navy tests unmanned sonar mine-sweeping vessel The Israeli Navy successfully deployed its Seagull unmanned mine counter-measures surface vessel in exercises earlier this month, Elbit Systems announced....
18:52 2019-05-21

TV show: Black Cube hired to smear Israeli Cabinet minister An Israeli investigative TV show is reporting that one of the country’s richest men hired the notorious Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to spy on a former Cabinet minister...
00:26 2019-06-07

12 Israeli teenagers held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British woman A court in Cyprus has detained 12 Israeli youths on the island for suspicion of an alleged rape on a 19-year-old British tourist. The tourist filed a complaint with Ayia Napa police on Wednesday morning, saying she had been gang-raped the previous night at a vacation resort....
00:00 2019-07-19

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces midnight deadline to form new government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is at stake as he has until midnight to form a coalition government. If the premier fails, he is expected to push parliament to hold snap elections....
17:00 2019-05-29

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli missile strikes near Damascus, Syria’s state news agency Sana has claimed.An Agence France-Presse correspondent in Damascus reported hearing loud explosi...
10:52 2019-07-01

Israeli PM’s wife accepts plea deal in case of catered meals JERUSALEM (AP) — Prosecutors say that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israel’s prime minister, has agreed to a plea bargain settling allegations that she misused some $100,000 of state money on lavish meals. The State Attorney’s office said Mrs. Netanyahu will pay roughly $15,000 in fines to clo...
16:52 2019-06-12

Syrian state media: Israeli missile strike kills four civilians Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said....
03:26 2019-07-01

Israeli minister urges more pressure against Iran's 'nuclear blackmail': report Israel's energy minister said on Monday Iran was carrying out "nuclear blackmail" by amassing more low-enriched uranium than permitted under a deal with world powers, according to Israel's Kan public broadcaster....
17:52 2019-07-01

Israeli PM's wife accepts plea deal in case of catered meals Prosecutors say that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israel's prime minister, has agreed to a plea bargain settling allegations that she misused some $100,000 of state money on lavish meals....
19:39 2019-06-12

Mideast peace plan hopes dim amid Israeli political crisis President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace...
19:00 2019-05-30

Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Fined More Than $15,000 in Corruption Case (JERUSALEM) — A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a plea bargain that ended the years-long saga of ju...
17:26 2019-06-16

White House will not invite Israeli officials to Bahrain event: senior U.S. official The White House will not invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic plan in order to keep the event apolitical, a senior administration official said on Monday....
21:00 2019-06-17

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
03:13 2019-06-12

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Europe must keep promise to leave Iran nuclear deal European leaders must exit the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and renew international sanctions on Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, comparing the regime's activities to the Nazi occupation of the Rhineland....
05:52 2019-07-09

Israeli embassy in Brazil mocked for censoring photo of ambassador eating lobster The Israeli embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of ambassador Yossi Shelley and President Jair Bolsonaro eating lunch, with what appeared to be a non-kosher lobster main course crudely censored....
20:00 2019-07-09

World's largest brewer opens Israeli cybersecurity unit as attacks mount Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world's largest beer maker, said on Thursday it was opening a cybersecurity unit in Israel to help protect itself from a growing number of attacks....
11:39 2019-06-13

Top U.S., Israeli, Russian security officials to meet in Jerusalem in June: White House White House national security adviser John Bolton and his Israeli and Russian counterparts will meet in Jerusalem in June to discuss regional security issues, the White House said on Wednesday....
00:13 2019-05-30

Henry Kissinger assesses Trump's 'Deal of the Century' for Mideast, praises Israeli PM Famed former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will mark his 96th birthday Monday, but he hasn't retired from sharing his insights on global affairs....
15:39 2019-05-24

Trump adviser: 'Iran is very likely a significant spoiler' to Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Iranian officials could sabotage U.S. efforts to broker a deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, according to one of President Trump’s top advisers on the issue....
05:52 2019-07-09

Wife of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads guilty to misuse of government funds The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to a plea deal in connection with allegations that she misused about $100,000 in government money....
14:26 2019-06-16

Twelve Israeli teenagers held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British woman Youths aged between 16 and 18 accused of raping 19-year-old tourist at hotel in Ayia NapaA court in Cyprus has remanded 12 Israeli youths in custody on suspicion of the alleged rape of a 19-year-old British tourist at a holiday resort on the island.The youths, aged between 16 and 18, are alleged to ...
17:39 2019-07-18

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
20:01 2019-05-28

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political chaos. Trump tweeted in support of Netanyahu's efforts to form a coalition 48 hours before the deadline for putting together a new government. The twe...
22:39 2019-05-27

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require 'fair political solutions' Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptable to Palestinians, referring to a U.S. plan set to be unveiled next month....
00:52 2019-05-25

California Dems propose resolution linking Israeli government to massacre at Pittsburgh synagogue Five draft resolutions set to be debated this weekend by the California Democratic Party, obtained exclusively by Fox News on Thursday, accuse the Israeli government of "aligning with the virulent Islamophobia" of white supremacist groups in the U.S. -- and even link Israel to the Oct. 2018 massacre...
14:39 2019-05-31

McConnell: 'The president’s not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely blaming liberal Democrats for using heated language and urging everyone to cool down and observe a “better level of discourse.”McConnell was in part resp...
23:52 2019-07-16

Israeli security company reportedly has tool that spies on Apple, Google and Facebook cloud data An Israeli cybersecurity company has reportedly developed spyware that can scrape data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft products....
15:52 2019-07-19

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner meets with Israeli leader amid political chaos Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday even as Israel faced an unprecedented political stalemate.        ...
22:26 2019-05-30

The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion NEW YORK (AP) — The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion. The post The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:13 2019-06-17

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:00 2019-05-27

Israeli forces arrest 'travel agents' accused of operating Hamas money laundering ring The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced Wednesday that they had arrested three Hamas operatives who posed as travel agents in order to operate a money-laundering ring....
23:52 2019-07-17

Trump Says Racist Nonsense Because He Means It and Because He Knows He Can Win on It Donald Trump, in a series of tweets from Sunday night well into Monday morning, doubled down on his racist, xenophobic criticism of four Democratic congresswomen, Reps. Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley. After calling on the congresswomen to go back to their co...
21:26 2019-07-15

App Developer Responds to ‘The Racist Nextdoor’ The company behind a widely used neighborhood networking app has responded to claims of rampant racial profiling and bigotry following The Root’s examination of racism on the increasingly popular genre of neighborhood-based social media....
22:52 2019-07-01

Kellyanne Conway Has A Racist Meltdown of Her Own White House aide and biggest feminist in the world Kellyanne Conway came to the defense of the so-called “squad” on Tuesday after President Donald Trump lobbed racist attacks at them over the weekend, saying—LOL JK CAN YOU IMAGINE IF SHE ACTUALLY FUCKING DID THAT?...
20:00 2019-07-16

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
18:39 2019-05-22

The Squad Has Had It With Trump's Racist Bullshit Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley directly addressed President Donald Trump’s most recent racist tirade against them, urging Americans not to “take the bait” and instead come together to do the important business ...
11:26 2019-07-16

This Is Wildly Racist Even for Tucker Carlson Tucker Carlson’s commitment to white nationalism has never really been in question, but in case you needed a refresher, he and a guest took a dive on Monday into the supposedly horrifying scenario where migrants from Central Africa “flood” into the United States from the Southern border....
22:00 2019-06-18

UK's Labour Party suspends senior figure after claims anti-Semitism crisis was manufactured by Israeli Embassy The UK’s Labour Party was hit with another anti-Semitism crisis after a senior party figure was suspended after ranting that the party’s anti-Semitism crisis has been manufactured by Israel....
15:39 2019-05-31

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israeli leader, calls Trump a ‘real rock star’ and compares him to King Cyrus The younger Netanyahu has previously been criticized for posting anti-Semitic memes to Facebook and seeking money to pay for strippers in a drunken late-night recording....
17:52 2019-06-11

Laura Ingraham Turns Into a Racist Pumpkin Following her colleague Tucker Carlson’s lead, Fox News host Laura Ingraham said on her podcast on Tuesday that Democrats want “new immigrants” who are “not in tune with the American founding” to replace American voters, a totally normal thing to say if you’re a full-blown white supremacist....
17:13 2019-06-19

"Don't Have A Racist Bone," Says Trump After Tweets On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump strongly denied accusations of racism on Tuesday after launching a xenophobic attack on a group of ethnic minority Democratic congresswomen....
22:26 2019-07-16

US House condemns Trump's racist comments The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington....
06:52 2019-07-17

GOP Leaders Choose Trump's Very Racist Hill To Die On Speaking at their weekly press conference on Tuesday, House Republican leaders fervently supported President Donald Trump’s ongoing tirade against four congresswomen of color, insisting with one voice that the president’s many, many tweets weren’t racist (boy were they), and were very good....
20:00 2019-07-16

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congresswomen of color. The proposed measure says Trump’s words “have legitimized and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of col...
08:52 2019-07-16

Kushner won't say if Trump, birtherism is racist When faced with questions of whether President Donald Trump is a racist or has done racist things, adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner would not give an answer. (June 3)        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. (May 22)        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Jared Kushner Refuses to Say Whether Birtherism Was Racist In an interview with Axios on HBO, President Trump’s son-in-law and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner refused to say whether he believes the birther movement spearheaded by Trump was racist....
04:13 2019-06-03

The Republican Party's Future Is White and Racist When things seem darkest in our political world, it is useful to think about the longer-term future of America’s political parties: one an increasingly diverse demographic coalition, and the other an ever-greater concentration of fearful white racists....
20:26 2019-06-27

Trump's Racist Census Fight II: New Look, Same Bigotry The dizzying and absurd saga over whether the 2020 Census will include a question about citizenship is still, somehow, ongoing. The issue seemed to be put to bed when the Justice Department announced earlier this month that the question wouldn’t be included. Then, to everyone’s shock, President Trum...
19:00 2019-07-08

Racism Expert Trump Says Pelosi Is Definitely Not Racist The House Democrats—they’re fighting, for some pretty good reasons! And House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has asked them to not fight (in public), even though she’s been saying dismissive things about four prominent freshman female Congress members of color for months....
18:26 2019-07-12

Steve King Is Back on His (Racist) Bullshit Rep. Steve King, the openly white nationalist congressman from Iowa, is back on his bullshit. After keeping his head down for approximately, what, a month? King decided it was time to pour gasoline on the fire yet again....
23:13 2019-05-29

Woman charged in racist McDonald’s chair beatdown Cops nabbed the woman who assaulted a man with a chair last month and spewed hateful comments at him inside a Chinatown McDonald’s, authorities said Wednesday. Rosa Portelli, 49, was arrested for the March 25 attack in which she picked up a chair and attacked the 33-year-old Hispanic man, cops...
20:52 2019-05-29

Cummings say there is 'no doubt' Trump is racist following controversy over tweets House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said Sunday that he has “no doubt” that President Trump is racist amid the ongoing controversy surrounding the president’s tweets about four congresswomen....
17:13 2019-07-21

House Condemns Trump’s Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist The House voted largely along party lines to formally condemn President Trump’s comments on four minority congresswomen as racist, after an hourslong brawl....
05:13 2019-07-17

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president......
04:01 2019-07-17

Trump renews racist criticism of Democratic congresswomen In the face of widespread criticism, US President Donald Trump has defended his racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen. One of the president's targets said he was "spewing fascist ideology."...
06:00 2019-07-20

Yeah, Donald Trump’s a Racist...and So Was Every Other American President Remember that scene in literally every superhero origin story, when the superhero person did some super shit in public for the first time, and most people who witnessed it were like, “Whoa!!! That was some super shit! Who knew we had super people here?” (And then a few are like, “Well actually what ...
22:01 2019-07-16

Twitch Still Hasn't Fixed Its Racist Emote Problem During a recent stream hosted by prominent leftist streamer Hasan Piker, a familiar scene unfolded. He was talking about a 1985 trip Bernie Sanders took to Nicaragua when his Twitch chat started spamming the “Cmonbruh” emote, an image of a skeptical-looking man. The reason they did it? Because the m...
04:26 2019-06-05

Joe Biden’s years-old letters to racist senator revealed Joe Biden’s history of dubious stances on racially charged issues came back to haunt him again Friday with the disclosure of old letters he wrote to a racist Southern senator thanking him for helping him to fight forced school busing. “I want you to know that I very much appreciate your help during ...
20:52 2019-06-21

Donald Trump says tweets about congresswomen were 'not at all' racist – video Donald Trump has said that his tweets on Sunday were 'not at all' racist after he was questioned by the media as he walked up the podium at his Made in America showcase speech. On Sunday, the US president used racist language to attack four progressive Democratic congresswomen, telling them to 'go b...
00:52 2019-07-17

'You can leave': Trump unrepentant over racist attack on congresswomen Weekend tweets had urged them to ‘go back’ homePresident targets Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, Pressley and OmarIn the face of international condemnation – and a trickle of disapproval from his own party – Donald Trump has returned to the offensive against four Democrats he targeted with racial invective on...
19:52 2019-07-15

‘That’s all I’ve got’: Romney fails his own test on Trump’s racist tweets Romney has said repeatedly that he would call out Trump's racist comments and suggested such comments are tearing at our moral fabric. So why not invoke that word?...
18:00 2019-07-16

Anthony Scaramucci says Trump tweets are 'racist and unacceptable' Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci joined a crowd of critics on Tuesday when he condemned President Trump's Sunday tweets pertaining to freshman progressive congresswomen....
04:52 2019-07-17

The Latest: 2 school presidents knew of racist yearbook pic FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Nor...
00:26 2019-05-23

Trump’s Tweet Was Condemned as Racist. His Response: No, They’re the Racists. The president demanded that the representatives apologize to him and “the people of Israel” after he used a racist trope in urging the four Americans to “go back” to their countries....
17:26 2019-07-15

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism....
15:13 2019-07-17

Most Americans think Trump’s ‘racist’ tweets are ‘un-American’: poll A majority — 59 percent — of Americans believe President Trump’s “‘go back’ to where they came from” comments about a quartet of minority Democrats are “un-American,” but Democrats and Republicans are deeply divided on the issue, a poll released Wednesday sh...
18:13 2019-07-17

When the Names on Campus Buildings Evoke a Racist Past As students demand the renaming of buildings whose names pay tribute to controversial historical figures, universities are at a loss for easy solutions....
12:39 2019-05-23

| WATCH: Trump under fire after 'racist' attack on congresswomen US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm of protest over his views on race and immigration....
08:39 2019-07-15

Tennessee GOP Ousts House Speaker Who Was Too Racist and Sexist Even for Them After weeks of turmoil following a text message scandal involving his top aide, Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he was stepping down from his role on Tuesday night....
16:39 2019-05-22