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Netanyahu responds to ugly attack from Obama official

[caption id="attachment_13646" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was critical of an attack on his character published in an American magazine, saying Wednesday he would defend Israel's int ...

Australia imposes travel ban on Ebola-affected countries

Australia announced Monday it has temporarily issued travel bans on travelers from the West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak. Immigration and Border Protection Minister Scott Morrison informed Parliament of the government's decisio ...

Amnesty International accuses Ferguson police of human rights abuses

Amnesty International released a report Friday detailing a host of human rights violations committed by law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo., against protesters and journalists during the demonstrations that occurred in the wake of Mike Brown's fatal sho ...

Multiple shootings at Ottawa Parliament Hill, War Memorial

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, then entered Parliament, where numerous shots rang out, police and witnesses said. People fled Parliament by scrambling down ...

Compassion: Israeli Hospital treats Hamas leader's daughter

Sources say the daughter of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh was treated in Tel Aviv. A daughter of the leader of Hamas in Gaza was admitted to an Israeli hospital for emergency medical treatment this month after she suffered complications from a routine ...

Africa closes borders, limits Ebola to just 5 countries

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Health officials battling the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa have managed to limit its spread on the continent to five countries - and two of them appear to have snuffed out the disease. Th ...

Obama administration disagrees with Netanyahu on Islam

WASHINGTON – The United States declined to endorse Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's outlook on the state of political Islam throughout the Middle East, responding to his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday. In the speech, Neta ...

WHO: Ebola could infect 20,000 within six weeks

[caption id="attachment_33136" align="alignright" width="300"] Sky News (File Photo)[/caption]Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 20,000 by early November unless infection control protocols are put in place, a report released Tuesday warned. Resea ...

Mental health of Marine held in Mexico is deteriorating

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, a U.S. Marine reservist currently jailed in Mexico," is "highly despondent," his mother said. The 25-year-old was arrested in March after he said he mistakenly took three guns across the border into Mexico. He's still sitting ...

Tens of Thousands Kurds flee for their lives

In the wake of an Islamic State-offensive on Kurdish towns in northern Syria, about 66,000 Kurds have fled into neighboring Turkey. Since Tuesday, fighters loyal to the group calling itself the Islamic State began gaining ground in northern Syria, th ...


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