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UN Security Council Urging Ceasefire

Posted On July 28, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The UN Security Council is calling for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza. The UN's statement calls for Israel, Palestinians and Hamas militants to implement a truce that goes beyond a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. All 15 members of the council have agreed on the statement and it…

Pentagon Plans To Seek Out Separatist-Controlled Missile Systems In Ukraine

Posted On July 27, 2014

(Kiev) -- The Pentagon is working on a plan to help Ukraine track and destroy separatist surface-to-air missile systems like the one that recently brought down a passenger plane. The "New York Times" reports the plan would enable the Obama administration to provide specific locations of missile systems to the Ukrainian military so it could…

Lindsey Graham Calls United Nations Anti-Semitic

Posted On July 27, 2014

(Clemson, SC) -- Senator Lindsey Graham is accusing the United Nations of being "anti-semitic." The South Carolina Republican spoke on CNN's "State of the Union," criticizing the U.N. Human Rights Council for its vote last week to launch an investigation into abuses in Gaza. Graham condemned the human rights report holding Israel responsible for recent…

Texas Lawmakers Push Immigration Bill

Posted On July 27, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Texas Senator John Cornyn has his own idea on how to deal with immigration.   Cornyn and Representative Henry Cuellar spoke to ABC's "This Week" about a bill which would expedite the deportation of undocumented children. Cuellar praised Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, saying he is in agreement with Cuellar and Cornyn's…

Kerry Urges Russia To Stop Flow Of Weapons Into Ukraine

Posted On July 27, 2014

(Undated) -- Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov agree that a ceasefire must happen soon in eastern Ukraine. The State Department says the two spoke by phone yesterday but Kerry did not accept Lavrov's denial that Russian heavy weapons are being used in the conflict. Kerry urged Lavrov to "stop…