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Farm Supervisor Faces Charges Over Australia's Needles-In-Strawberries Scare

Farm Supervisor Faces Charges Over Australia's Needles-In-Strawberries Scare

A strawberry is shown on a fork at a restaurant in Sydney in September. The tainting of supermarket strawberries with sewing needles prompted a scare across Australia; now, a farm supervisor is facing charges. Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images A strawberry is shown on a fork at a restaurant in […]

Israeli fire kills six Gazans including two Hamas commanders: Palestinian officials

Israeli fire kills six Gazans including two Hamas commanders: Palestinian officials

GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli security forces killed six Palestinians including two commanders from the Hamas Islamist group in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, Palestinian officials said. A Hamas official said violence erupted when a group of its armed men were fired at from a passing car belonging to Israeli security forces and Hamas members gave […]

Marines Hold Celebration in Keswick, Ahead of Veterans Day

Marines Hold Celebration in Keswick, Ahead of Veterans Day

Marines hold celebration in Keswick Marines hold celebration in Keswick James O’Kelley Marines hold celebration in Keswick ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - On the eve of Veterans Day, tens of thousands of U.S. Marines across the world are celebrating the Corps’ 243rd birthday Saturday evening. A group of Marines from in and around the Charlottesville […]

Flash floods in Jordan kill at least 7

Flash floods in Jordan kill at least 7

Heavy downpours triggered the flash floods, forcing more than 3,500 international and domestic tourists to be evacuated from the tourist city of Petra in southern Jordan, according to Jumana Ghuneimat, Jordan’s minister of state for media affairs and government spokeswoman. Ongoing rainfall in the Daba’a region of southern Jordan also led to the closure of […]

Bourke Street attack: assailant, one stabbing victim dead in 'terrorism incident'

Bourke Street attack: assailant, one stabbing victim dead in 'terrorism incident'

Police are treating an attack in Melbourne’s Bourke Street mall in which one person was fatally stabbed and two others were injured as an incident of terrorism. The attacker was shot by police as the terrifying scene unfolded in Melbourne’s city district on Friday. He died later that night in hospital. Witnesses said they heard […]

Centre-right party chooses Manfred Weber for top EU job

Centre-right party chooses Manfred Weber for top EU job

Europe’s largest political group, the centre-right European People’s party, has chosen the long-serving German MEP Manfred Weber as its candidate to lead the European commission – one of the top jobs in the EU. Weber, who was backed by the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, is the favourite to lead the commission, the powerful executive that […]

Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi freed from jail

Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi freed from jail

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAsia Bibi’s escape from Pakistan death row A Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row has been freed from prison, her lawyer says. Some reports say Asia Bibi has boarded a plane but its destination was not known. The Supreme Court […]

Boeing, FAA to Issue Safety Alerts Following Lion Air Crash

Boeing, FAA to Issue Safety Alerts Following Lion Air Crash

Responding to the Lion Air jetliner crash that killed 189 people in Indonesia last week, manufacturer Boeing Co. BA 1.24% and U.S. aviation regulators intend to issue twin safety warnings about potentially suspect flight-control software that can confuse pilots and lead to a steep descent of the affected aircraft model, according to people familiar with the […]

Israel lawmakers to debate death penalty for Palestinian 'terrorists'

Israel lawmakers to debate death penalty for Palestinian 'terrorists'

Israel lawmakers to debate death penalty for Palestinian ‘terrorists’  The Daily Star Truce does NOT Equal Trust; Why Hamas Cannot Be Trusted  The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com Official denies reports of truce in return for money going into Gaza through Israel  WAFA – Palestine News Agency Abbas Is Haunted by a 40-Year-Old Peace Plan  Bloomberg How Israel exploits seismic […]

Tanzania LGBT community 'fearing for their lives'

Tanzania LGBT community 'fearing for their lives'

The announcement from the regional governor of Tanzania’s largest city, Dar es Salaam, has also led to a new travel warning by the US State Department warning US citizens to remove any material on social media that could “run afoul” of Tanzania’s anti-homosexuality laws. “I have closed my office today and we will not be […]

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