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UNICEF Accuses Israel of 'Systematic' Abuse of Jailed Palestinian Children

By Reuters

Palestinian children detained by the Israeli military are subject to widespread, systematic ill-treatment that violates international law, a UNICEF report said on Wednesday.Read More


Shameless Hit-and-Run Killer Says Sorry for Killing Orthodox Couple, 'Miracle' Baby

By Forward Staff

The shameless hit-and-run driver who killed an Orthodox couple as they rode to the hospital to deliver their first driver told a reporter from hiding that he was sorry that they died along with their newborn boy.Read More


Did Prisoner X Use Australian Passport To Carry Out Mossad Hit?

By Reuters

Australia had no evidence that an emigrant to Israel who died in an Israeli jail in 2010, had been involved in the assassination of a Hamas arms procurer in Dubai, Foreign Minister Bob Carr said on Wednesday.Read More


Israel Battles 2,000-Acre Swarm of Locusts

By Reuters

Israel on Wednesday began battling a swarm of locusts from Egypt on Wednesday to prevent crop damage in the south of the country.Read More


Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel Will Clash for Los Angeles Mayor

By Reuters

Los Angeles mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel looked set for a run-off vote after a Tuesday primary election, in a race that has seen the two Democrats vow to slash business taxes to help the city rebound from a persistent economic slump.Read More


1 Million Locusts Swarm Into Israel

By JTA

A swarm of 1 million locusts crossed into Israel from Egypt.Read More


Venezuela Opposition Leader Offers Condolences Over Hugo Chavez Death

By Reuters

Opposition leader Henrique Capriles called for unity among Venezuelans and offered condolences to Hugo Chavez’s family and supporters after the president’s death on Tuesday.Read More


Chuck Schumer Nixes Piecemeal Plan for Immigration Reform

By Reuters

Senator Charles Schumer, a member of a bipartisan group crafting comprehensive U.S. immigration reform, urged technology firms on Tuesday to stop lobbying for a standalone bill on high-skilled immigrants, saying such narrow legislation would not pass.Read More


Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Dies From Cancer

By Reuters

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died after a two-year battle with cancer, ending the socialist leader’s 14-year rule of the South American country, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said in a televised speech.Read More


Israel Halts Deportation of Eritrean Immigrants

By JTA

Israel’s attorney general ordered a halt to the deportation of Eritrean migrants.Read More


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