April 13th, 2024

World News

3 sons of top Hamas leader are killed in Israeli airstrike in Gaza

By Tia Goldenberg, Jack Jeffery And Wafaa Shurafa, The Associated Press on April 10th, 2024

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) – Three sons of Hamas ‘ top political leader were killed Wednesday by an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, and the leader accused Israel of acting in “the spirit of revenge and murder.” Ismail Haniyeh’s sons are among the highest-profile figures to be killed in the war so far. It ... Read More »

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Israeli military confirms strike that killed 3 sons of Hamas leader

By Tia Goldenberg, Jack Jeffery And Wafaa Shurafa, The Associated Press on April 10th, 2024

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) – The Israeli military says it struck and killed three sons of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, saying they were operatives for the militant group. The military said the airstrike happened Wednesday. It described the men as a cell commander and two military operatives. Haniyeh’s sons are among the highest-profile figures to ... Read More »

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Trump says Arizona’s abortion ban goes too far and defends the overturning of Roe v. Wade

By Bill Barrow And Adriana Gomez Licon, The Associated Press on April 10th, 2024

ATLANTA (AP) – Donald Trump said Wednesday that an Arizona law that criminalizes nearly all abortions goes too far and the former president called on Arizona lawmakers to change it, while also defending the overturning of Roe v. Wade that cleared states to ban the procedure. “It’ll be straightened out and as you know, it’s ... Read More »

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Vermont’s Goddard College to close after years of declining enrollment and financial struggles

By The Associated Press on April 10th, 2024

PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) – Vermont’s Goddard College, a small school known for its progressive education, is closing after years of declining enrollment and financial struggles, the board of trustees announced. The decision to close at the end of the semester was heart-wrenching but unavoidable as the school, created in 1938, faces financial insolvency, the board ... Read More »

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Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says 3 of his sons have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza

By Tia Goldenberg, Jack Jeffery And Wafaa Shurafa, The Associated Press on April 10th, 2024

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) – Three sons of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh were killed Wednesday in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, relatives and official Hamas media said, with Haniyeh accusing Israel of acting in “the spirit of revenge and murder.” Haniyeh confirmed the deaths Wednesday in an interview with the Al Jazeera satellite ... Read More »

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Hamas leader Haniyeh accuses Israel of killing 3 of his children in ‘spirit of revenge and murder”

By Tia Goldenberg, Jack Jeffery And Wafaa Shurafa, The Associated Press on April 10th, 2024

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) – Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has accused Israel of killing three of his children in “the spirit of revenge and murder.” Haniyeh confirmed the deaths Wednesday in an interview with the Al Jazeera satellite channel, saying his sons “were martyred on the road to liberating Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.” “The ... Read More »

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6 former Mississippi law officers sentenced in state court for torture of 2 Black men

By Michael Goldberg, The Associated Press on April 10th, 2024

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Already sentenced to federal prison, six former Mississippi law enforcement officers who pleaded guilty to a long list of state and federal charges for torturing two Black men were sentenced Wednesday in state court. The six white former Mississippi law enforcement officers who attacked Michael Corey Jenkins and Eddie Terrell Parker ... Read More »

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3 sons of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh killed in Israeli airstrike, relatives, Hamas media say

By Tia Goldenberg, Jack Jeffery And Wafaa Shurafa, The Associated Press on April 10th, 2024

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) – Relatives and official Hamas media said Wednesday that three sons of the Islamic militant group’s supreme leader, Ismail Haniyeh, have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip. The reports say Hazem, Ameer, and Mohammed Haniyeh were killed with family members in the strike near the Shati refugee ... Read More »

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6 former Mississippi law officers to be sentenced in state court for torture of 2 Black men

By Michael Goldberg, The Associated Press on April 10th, 2024

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Already sentenced to federal prison, the first of six former Mississippi law enforcement officers has been sentenced on state charges for his part in torturing two Black men. Brett McAlpin, who was the fourth highest-ranking officer in the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office, was sentenced in state court Wednesday to 20 years ... Read More »

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Switzerland will host a Ukraine peace conference in June and hopes Russia can join one day

By Jamey Keaten, The Associated Press on April 10th, 2024

GENEVA (AP) – Switzerland’s government said Wednesday it will host a high-level international conference in June to help chart a path toward peace in Ukraine after more than two years of war, in hopes that Russia might join in the peace process one day. The lakeside Bürgenstock resort is expected to host the June 15-16 ... Read More »

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