Community service for youths who staged kidnapping

6 months community service,$1,400 fine imposed on lead perpetrator, after fake kidnapping which led to massive search in 2015.

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A woman takes the wheel in Saudi Arabia

As Saudi Arabia lifts its ban on women drivers, a midwife writes about her first journey to work ...
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Will Attorney General violate attorney general’s instructions?

AG intends to oppose 'Appellant's Law' in Knesset Constitution Committee, directly contradicting Advisor's Directive 1.1005.

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It’s official: Herzog to head Jewish Agency

Herzog will take the new position on August 1, replacing Natan Sharansky, who has chaired the agency for the past ...
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A new candidate for mayor of Jerusalem

After less than a term in the Knesset, Kulanu's MK Rachel Azaria is already looking to next job. 'Returning to ...
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Incendiary balloon lands in populated area of Sderot

Police close off road in southern city of Sderot, after incendiary balloon found in populated area.

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Vet who survived wartime accident that killed son dies at 93

Vet who survived wartime accident that killed son dies at 93ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawrence Reilly Sr. barely survived the 1969 collision that sent half of the USS Frank E. Evans to the bottom of the South China Sea with his namesake son and 73 other shipmates trapped inside. The father spent the last years of his life unsuccessfully trying to convince the Pentagon to add those 74 names to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.


Jack Johnson: Donald Trump posthumously pardons boxing champion

Jack Johnson: Donald Trump posthumously pardons boxing champion`Donald Trump has posthumously pardoned former boxing champion Jack Johnson, who was convicted in a racially charged case early in the 20th century. “It’s my honour to do it”, Mr Trump said during an Oval Office signing ceremony. The president had earlier said he was mulling a pardon after the actor Sylvester Stallone – who is known for portraying an underdog fighter in the film “Rocky” – called to share “the story of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson”.


Harvey Weinstein expected to turn himself in on sexual harassment charges

Harvey Weinstein expected to turn himself in on sexual harassment chargesDisgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, facing numerous allegations of sexual assault and abuse, is set to turn himself in to police Friday morning, according to multiple US media reports. The former executive of Miramax was accused by several actresses – including Salma Hayek, Lupita Nyong’o, and Ashley Judd – of sexual harassment. At least 75 women have come forward accusing him of misconduct of some kind, reported first by the New York Times last year.