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Afghanistan Orders “New York Times” Reporter To Leave Country

Posted On August 20, 2014

(Undated) -- The clock is ticking for a "New York Times" reporter who was given 24 hours to get out of Afghanistan. The government ordered Matthew Rosenberg to leave after accusing him of not cooperating with an investigation into a story he wrote. Rosenberg reported that Afghan officials discussed forming an interim government and "seizing…

Israel Takes Rocket Fire From Hamas, Launches Air Strikes On Gaza

Posted On August 20, 2014

(Undated) -- The ceasefire is over in Gaza. Israel launched air strikes on the Palestinian territory today after Hamas fired dozens of rockets into Israel. The violence ends a ten-day break in hostilities. Israel pulled its truce negotiators from Cairo on Tuesday, accusing Hamas of breaking the ceasefire by firing rockets eight hours before the…

Bali Suitcase Murder Suspects On Suicide Watch

Posted On August 20, 2014

(Undated) -- Police in Bali say an American teenager and her boyfriend suspected of murder are on suicide watch. Heather Mack and Tommy Schaefer are being held as suspects in the death of Mack's mother, Chicago socialite Sheila von Wiese-Mack. The 62-year-old woman's body was found stuffed in a suitcase outside a luxury hotel last…

White House “Outraged” From ISIS Beheading Video

Posted On August 20, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- U.S. intelligence agents are analyzing a video produced by ISIS showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley to learn whether it's genuine. The White House released a statement expressing "outrage" if the video turns out to be true. Foley is a freelance reporter who was covering the civil war in Syria…

Al Jazeera Disputes Gore Current TV Deal Suit

Posted On August 20, 2014

(Undated) -- Al Jazeera is firing back at Al Gore's claims of fraud and breach of contract in the TV news channel's purchase of Gore's Current TV. The former vice president and his partner filed suit late last week, claiming Al Jazeera owes them "tens of millions of dollars." Al Jazeera bought Current TV for…