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2 years 7 months ago

Some donkeys in Israel now come with WIFI!

It's bringing the past into the present. Living like the days of Jesus Christ, while using the internet. An Israeli historical park has placed wifi routers on donkeys! Now, visitors can tour the rolling hills of southern Galilee learning how people used to live, while they tweet, Facebook, and...

2 years 7 months ago

Israel says it had reports of impending attack

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's military spokesman says intelligence services had reports of an impending attack from Egypt and therefore were ready to thwart it. Masked gunmen killed 16 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint along the border with Gaza and Israel on Sunday, then burst through a security fence with cars...

2 years 8 months ago

Panetta says Syria's Assad hastening own demise

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says Syrian President Bashar Assad is hastening his own demise by using helicopter gunships to kill civilians. Panetta said the tactic ultimately will be "a nail in Assad's coffin." The Pentagon chief commented to reporters Sunday en route from Washington to...

2 years 11 months ago

Obama: US hasn't given anything away to Iran

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. hasn't "given away anything" to Iran in the latest round of talks over the Islamic republic's nuclear program. Obama is responding to criticism from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who says the U.S. and world powers gave Iran a "freebie"...

3 years 1 week ago

Israel condemns UN settlement probe

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister has rejected a vote by a U.N. body to send a team to investigate Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Benjamin Netanyahu issued his statement Thursday after the U.N. Human Rights Council voted for the inquiry. "This is a hypocritical council with an automatic...

3 years 5 months ago

Montel Williams: Israel leads in medical marijuana

JERUSALEM (AP) - Emmy Award-winning television personality Montel Williams says Israel is at the forefront of providing patient access to medical marijuana. Williams was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1999. He has since been an outspoken advocate of medical marijuana to relieve pain caused by disease. The former host of...

4 years 4 months ago

Code Pink to protest Springs beauty store

Members the anti-war group Code Pink are staging a demonstration in Colorado Springs on Saturday. They will be protesting at the Ulta cosmetics store in the Promenade Shops at Briargate at 10:00 a.m. The women are protesting the Ahava beauty product line because they are made in Israel. Code...

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