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VW In Talks To Buy Fiat

Posted On July 17, 2014

(Undated) -- A German magazine is reporting today that Volkswagen is in talks to buy Fiat. The story is published on the website of "Manager Magazin" and it cites unnamed sources. Fiat's owners reportedly want to shift their focus to the Ferrari brand and quit its traditional car business. So far both VW and Fiat…

Open Championship Underway

Posted On July 17, 2014

(Hoylake, England) -- The 143rd Open Championship, better known as the British Open, is underway at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in England. Defending champion Phil Mickelson tees off at 9:05 a.m. Eastern, along with Ernie Els and Bubba Watson. Tiger Woods is playing with Angel Cabrera and Henrik Stenson. They teed off around 4 Eastern.…

Teen Beaten In Israel Returns To Tampa Bay

Posted On July 17, 2014

{Tariq1Khdeir071714_1} Q...and go fishing. 000:07 (Tampa, FL) -- A Florida teen is waking up at home after surviving an ordeal in Israel. Tariq Abu Khdeir arrived back home in Tampa last night after serving nine-days of house arrest in Israel.   Khdeir was in East Jerusalem visiting family earlier this month when he took part…

Israel, Hamas Agree To Temporary Ceasefire

Posted On July 16, 2014

(Jerusalem) -- Hamas is agreeing to a temporary ceasefire with Israel proposed by the United Nations. The Israeli military says it will halt fire on the Gaza Strip for five hours Thursday. Israel says it's agreeing to the truce for humanitarian reasons. The ceasefire comes after Israeli shelling killed four Palestinian boys on a Gaza…

U.S. Imposes More Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine

Posted On July 16, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. is imposing more sanctions against Russia. The Obama administration accuses Russia of failing to take steps to reduce tensions in eastern Ukraine. The Treasury Department says the new sanctions will affect firms across key sectors of the Russian economy, including some big banks, energy and defense companies. The U.S. claims…