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Honduran Children Deported

Posted On July 14, 2014

(Undated) -- A group of migrant children is back home in Honduras. Federal authorities put them on a plane in New Mexico today and it arrived hours later in San Pedro Sula. The group included about a dozen girls and nine boys as well as some adult women. They were greeted in Honduras by politicians,…

Israel’s Security Cabinet To Discuss Ceasefire Proposal

Posted On July 14, 2014

(Jerusalem) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will gather his security cabinet tomorrow to examine a ceasefire proposal in its conflict with Hamas in Gaza. The proposal comes from Egypt, which is offering to host talks in Cairo to settle the conflict. Hamas and Israel traded fire today after a 24-hour lull in hostilities. Hamas…

White House Again Puts Burden On Hamas To End Violence

Posted On July 14, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest is again putting the burden on Hamas to end the ongoing violence with Israel.   Earnest insisted during his daily White House briefing that Israel has a right to defend itself. He also expressed concern about reports that Israel is planning a ground attack against Hamas forces…

Officials: Gaza Drone Shot Down In Israel

Posted On July 14, 2014

(Jerusalem) -- Israel is claiming its military has shot down a drone that entered the country's airspace from Gaza. That's the first reported deployment of an unmanned aircraft by Palestinian militants, who continue to see their rockets intercepted and destroyed by Israeli forces. Meanwhile, Israeli officials say three Jews, two of them minors, have admitted…

Anti-Apartheid Novelist Nadine Gordimer Dead At 90

Posted On July 14, 2014

(Johannesburg) -- Nobel Prize-winning writer Nadine Gordimer has died at the age of 90. Her family announced her death in a statement, saying Gordimer passed away Sunday in Johannesburg. The South African native became well-known for tackling apartheid in her writings that included more than two dozen works of fiction and political essays. Several of…