July 22nd, 2018

World News

Israel evacuates Syrian volunteers stranded in frontier area

By Aron Heller And Sarah El Deeb, The Associated Press on July 22nd, 2018

JERUSALEM – The Israeli military evacuated hundreds of members of the White Helmets, a Syrian volunteer organization, from the volatile frontier area on the Golan Heights and transported them to Jordan, following a request by the United States and its European allies, officials said Sunday. It was the first such Israeli intervention in Syria’s lengthy ... Read More »

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Israel rescues Syrian volunteers stranded in frontier area

By Aron Heller And Sarah El Deeb, The Associated Press on July 22nd, 2018

JERUSALEM – The Israeli military said Sunday it had rescued members of a Syrian volunteer civil organization from the volatile frontier area and evacuated them to a third country, the first such Israeli intervention in Syria’s lengthy civil war. Jordan confirmed that 800 Syrian citizens have entered its territory to be resettled in Western countries. ... Read More »

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Israel rescues Syrian volunteers stranded in border area

By The Associated Press on July 22nd, 2018

JERUSALEM – The Israeli military says it has rescued members of a Syrian volunteer civil organization from the volatile border area on the Golan Heights and evacuated them to a third country. Sunday’s announcement marks the first such Israeli intervention in Syria’s civil war. The military says the “exceptional humanitarian gesture” was done at the ... Read More »

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Hillary Clinton to help immigrants reuniting with children

By Sabrina Caserta, The Associated Press on July 21st, 2018

NEW YORK – Hillary Clinton is offering a helping hand to immigrants looking to reunite with their families: She says she’ll help organize transportation they might not be able to afford. “I’m going to be tweeting about this in the days to come, but if any of you work for an airline please direct message ... Read More »

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Hillary Clinton is cheered at star-studded Central Park fest

By Sabrina Caserta, The Associated Press on July 21st, 2018

NEW YORK – Hillary Clinton was cheered Saturday in Central Park when she took the stage as part of a star-studded summer festival of conversation, music and food. The former Democratic presidential candidate, secretary of state and U.S. senator from New York told a crowd at the OZY Fest that she’ll be tweeting in coming ... Read More »

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Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

By Margaret Stafford, The Associated Press on July 21st, 2018

BRANSON, Mo. – “Grab the baby!” Those were the last words Tia Coleman recalls her sister-in-law yelling before the tourist boat they were on sank into a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, including nine of Coleman’s family members. A huge wave hit, scattering passengers on the vessel known as a duck boat into Table Rock ... Read More »

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Hillary Clinton appears at Central Park summer festival

By Associated Press, The Associated Press on July 21st, 2018

NEW YORK – Hillary Clinton was part of a star-studded lineup at a summer festival in New York’s Central Park. Conversation, music and food highlighted the OZY Fest on Saturday in the park’s Rumsey Playfield. The former Democratic presidential candidate, secretary of state and U.S. senator from New York was interviewed by the founder of ... Read More »

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Indiana family, Missouri couple among duck boat victims

By Margaret Stafford, The Associated Press on July 21st, 2018

BRANSON, Mo. – More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely would not have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up. Tracy Beck, of Kansas City, Missouri, said she recalled the family members ... Read More »

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The Latest: Cohen lawyer: ‘Spin’ can’t change what’s on tape

By The Associated Press on July 21st, 2018

NEW YORK – The Latest on a recording of Donald Trump and his former lawyer discussing payments to an ex-Playboy model (all times local): 6:10 p.m. An attorney for President Donald Trump’s former lawyer says “any attempt at spin cannot change what is on” a recording of Trump discussing a potential payment for a former ... Read More »

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Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes

By Aron Heller, The Associated Press on July 21st, 2018

JERUSALEM – Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers said Saturday they had accepted a cease-fire ending a massive Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead, once again pulling the sides back from the brink of a full-fledged war. Israel and Hamas have fought three such wars over the past decade and Hamas agreed ... Read More »

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