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Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

 

JERUSALEM (AP) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting at least two American airlines to cancel flights to Israel in a reflection of high anxiety over air travel after last week's attack on a Malaysian jet over Ukraine.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Friend is first convicted in Boston Marathon probe

BOSTON (AP) — The conviction of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for impeding the investigation into the bombings has his lawyers wondering if anyone else who faces charges connected to the 2013 attack stands a chance of acquittal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers. Now it's time to see whether it can just do the basics.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Better weather aiding Washington wildfire fight

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Calmer winds and cooler temperatures helped firefighters go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Better weather aiding Washington wildfire fight

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Calmer winds and cooler temperatures helped firefighters go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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