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(Gaza) -- The leader of Hamas is leaving the door open for a possible humanitarian truce to halt the fighting in Gaza. Khaled Meshaal said Wednesday he wouldn't agree to a full ceasefire until the terms are negotiated. The announcement comes as Secretary of State John Kerry is...
(Brooklyn, NY) -- There's anger and sadness at the wake for a New York man who was placed in an apparent chokehold by police. Friends of Eric Garner say they want jail time for the officer allegedly seen on video using a chokehold as Garner says, "I can't breath." Many outside...
(Washington, DC) -- A bill aimed at ending tax breaks for U.S. companies that ship jobs overseas is advancing in the Senate. The measure would also boost tax incentives for companies that return jobs to the U.S. Wednesday's procedural vote passed easily, 93-7. Some Republicans...
(Tel Aviv) -- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is criticizing the FAA for shutting down U.S. flights in and out of Tel Aviv, Israel. Bloomberg's plane landed at Ben Gurion Airport earlier today, and he tweeted out he was there "to show support for Israel's right to...
(Washington, DC) -- A House Republican task force is proposing a one-point-five-billion dollar plan to deal with the border crisis. The "Washington Times" reports the plan calls for deploying the National Guard to assist in achieving "operational control" of the border. It also...
(New York, NY) -- The FAA will continue to restrict travel to and from Israel's main international airport for at least another day. Aviation attorney Sal Lagonia says the ban is hurting travel to Israel. A ban on U.S. aircraft landing at or taking off from Ben Gurion Airport in...
(Undated) -- US Airways is optimistic that a temporary ban on flights to Israel will expire today. The company announced on its website that it will resume direct flights from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv tomorrow. On Tuesday, the FAA banned U.S. airlines from flying into Tel Aviv...
(Undated) -- Apple is facing a class-action lawsuit over breaks for its workers. A San Diego County superior court judge granted class certification yesterday to more than 20-thousand current and former employees. They're suing the technology giant over claims they were not...
(Washington, DC) -- The International Monetary Fund expects the U.S. economy to grow at a slower than expected rate of one-point-seven percent in 2014. The IMF lowered the figure Wednesday from the two-percent growth it predicted just last month. Fund officials cited a number of...