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Doctors Perform First Newborn Organ Transplant In The UK

Posted On January 21, 2015

(London) -- Doctors have performed the first organ transplant from a newborn in the UK. A six-day-old baby girl's kidneys and liver cells were given to two separate recipients after her heart stopped beating. Elena Casas reports from London.   Play Clip

State Dept Closely-Monitoring Tense Situation In Yemen

Posted On January 21, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. continues to closely watch the tense situation in Yemen.   State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki told a briefing that the situation in Yemen is fluid as rebels continue efforts to take control of the government. Psaki insisted that President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi is the legitimate leader of Yemen. The…

Japanese Reporter Captured By ISIS Hoped To Rescue Friend

Posted On January 21, 2015

(Undated) -- The Japanese reporter being held by ISIS was apparently captured while trying to rescue his friend. War correspondent Kenji Goto reportedly returned to Syria in late October to try to win his friend's release. Both Japanese hostages are shown kneeling in an online video released by ISIS Tuesday. The two men met last…

A Dozen Israelis Stabbed In Bus Rampage; Palestinian Suspect Arrested

Posted On January 21, 2015

(New York, NY) -- At least 12 Israelis are recovering from stab wounds following a bloody terror rampage this morning on a Tel Aviv bus. Malcolm Hoenlein of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations in New York says this latest overseas terror incident should be a wake up call.   The man accused…

Gulf Leaders Urge Yemen Rebels To Back Off

Posted On January 21, 2015

(Undated) -- Leaders of Gulf Arab states are calling on rebels in Yemen to back off efforts to seize control of the country. The Gulf Cooperation Council on Wednesday condemned what it called "terrorist" acts. Gulf Arab foreign ministers meeting in Saudi Arabia also urged the Shiite Muslim fighters to leave the presidential palace and…