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South Floridians in Israel for 70th birthday reflect on country's past, present, future

South Floridians in Israel for 70th birthday reflect on country's past, present, future

TEL AVIV, Israel (WSVN) — Some of the more than 800 South Florida residents who crossed the Atlantic to mark Israel’s 70th anniversary shared what their time in the Middle Eastern country during such a landmark occasion means to them. The overseas trip, the largest mission to Israel for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, began […]

An Anti-Immigration Speech Divided Britain 50 Years Ago. It Still Echoes Today

An Anti-Immigration Speech Divided Britain 50 Years Ago. It Still Echoes Today

Britain’s Conservative Party politician Enoch Powell, right, listens to two demonstrators in Canada in April 1968, reading a petition that describes him as a “racist.” AP hide caption toggle caption AP Britain’s Conservative Party politician Enoch Powell, right, listens to two demonstrators in Canada in April 1968, reading a petition that describes him as a […]

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen drops lawsuit against BuzzFeed over Steele dossier

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen drops lawsuit against BuzzFeed over Steele dossier

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Michael Cohen, the embattled lawyer for President Donald Trump, has dropped his lawsuit against BuzzFeed over the media organization’s publication of a dossier that contained lurid allegations about the president. Cohen has denied parts of the dossier, a […]

Why One Puerto Rican Bride Had Her Wedding in the Wake of Maria's Devastation: 'It Gave Us Hope'

Why One Puerto Rican Bride Had Her Wedding in the Wake of Maria's Devastation: 'It Gave Us Hope'

Cristina Sumaza was supposed to be trying on wedding dresses last September as she got ready for a destination wedding in the small beach town of Rincon, Puerto Rico. But instead, the San Juan native, 30, was bracing for Hurricane Maria to hit the island. Sumaza fled her high rise in the metro area of […]

Nigeria's President says disagreement in Boko Haram delaying Chibok girls release

Nigeria's President says disagreement in Boko Haram delaying Chibok girls release

Drew Angerer/Getty Images President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari arrives to speak at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum at the Plaza Hotel, September 21, 2016 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari arrives to speak at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum at the Plaza Hotel, September 21, 2016 in New York City. Related […]

Scandal-hit Abe unlikely to get 3rd term as LDP leader: ex-PM Koizumi

Scandal-hit Abe unlikely to get 3rd term as LDP leader: ex-PM Koizumi

Former Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said Saturday Shinzo Abe is unlikely to win a third term in September’s Liberal Democratic Party presidential election, citing the public’s growing distrust in the premier after a string of recent scandals. “Winning a third term will be tough as he is losing public trust,” Koizumi told reporters in […]

Israel says Iranian drone it shot down in February was carrying explosives

Israel says Iranian drone it shot down in February was carrying explosives

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel said on Friday an Iranian drone it shot down over Israeli territory in February was armed with explosives and was meant to carry out an attack. The Israeli military said that after analyzing the flight path and investigating the drone, it “concluded that the Iranian (unmanned aerial vehicle) was armed with […]

Trading Snarl for Smile, Pompeo Makes Case to Lead State Dept.

Trading Snarl for Smile, Pompeo Makes Case to Lead State Dept.

His testimony in both tone and substance was so different from his past statements and profile as a Tea Party congressman from Wichita, Kan., that Democrats on the committee were left puzzled and, almost despite themselves, delighted. Gone was any hint of the warmonger his critics have portrayed him as. At one point, Senator Benjamin […]

Strikes Don't Have to Derail Macron's Plans

Strikes Don't Have to Derail Macron's Plans

When the French government unveiled its plan to make the national railway company more competitive and curtail benefit for some workers, commentators in France feared crippling protests comparable to those in 1995, when Alain Juppe’s government had to backtrack on rail sector reforms. Early signs were that President Emmanuel Macron would escape a similar fate. […]

Trump says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria, taunts Russia for vowing to block them

Trump says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria, taunts Russia for vowing to block them

President Trump on Wednesday warned that missiles “will be coming” toward Syria in response to a suspected chemical attack and taunted Russia for vowing to shoot down any incoming strikes. “Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!’” the president wrote on Twitter, referring to missile strikes. He also condemned […]

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