Man dead in bridge collapse in Bnei Brak

Bridge collapses on truck near the Geha interchange on Highway 4.

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FBI arrests man who planned to detonate bomb in Oklahoma City

FBI arrests Oklahoma man for trying to detonate a vehicle bomb at a bank in downtown Oklahoma City.

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ADL chief: Trump’s failure to denounce ‘alt-right’ to blame for Charlottesville

U.S. president's approval to white supremacists was 'not a subtle dog whistle, but like a bullhorn' for them to join ...
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Simone Askew is first black woman to lead West Point cadets

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Simone Askew marched into history Monday as the first black woman to lead the Long ...
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Girl killed after car rams into sidewalk cafe outside of Paris

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Neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer kicked off GoDaddy domain platform

Neo-Nazi site loses domain rights after article smearing victim of ramming attack at racist white supremacist rally.

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict in 2014

צילום: שחר עזרן

From failed peace talks, to Palestine recognitions across Europe, it has been a tough diplomatic year for Israel, and though the year ended with the successful attempt to block the Palestinians’ Security Council resolution, the conflict seems to be going from bad to worse.

Abbas signs onto International Criminal Court after U.N. loss

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas listens to a question during a media briefing at the Union Building in PretoriaBy Noah Browning RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas signed on to 20 international agreements on Wednesday, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a day after a bid for independence by 2017 failed at the United Nations Security Council. The move, which angered Israel and the United States, paves the way for the court to take jurisdiction over crimes committed in Palestinian lands and investigate the conduct of Israeli and Palestinian leaders over more than a decade of bloody conflict. …


Catastrophe avoided as runaway ship stopped off Italy

The Moldovan-flagged ship Blue SKy M. is docked in the Italian port of Gallipoli, on Decembre 31, 2014Italy's coastguard said Wednesday it had narrowly averted a catastrophe by intercepting a runaway freighter that was on a collision course with the country's rocky shoreline with 768 people on board. In the second major maritime drama of recent days, officers revealed that the huge cargo ship's engine had been locked on with the steering set on a direction that would have led to it crashing ashore in the Puglia region on the "heel" of Italy. The coastguard, already working flat out because of the Norman Atlantic ferry disaster, scrambled two helicopters overnight after realising that the Moldovan-registered Blue Sky M, was headed for the rocks. In a tweet from its official account, the coastguard said a "massacre" had been avoided.