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JERUSALEM—The sudden evacuation of a soccer stadium in Hamburg last week less than an hour before the arrival of German Chancellor Angela Merkel was due to a warning by Israeli intelligence of an imminent terrorist attack, according to the German magazine Stern.
State Department officials have acknowledged again to Congress that the recently adopted Iran nuclear agreement is not a legally binding document and was not formally signed by any party, according to another in a series of letters sent by the administration to Congress.
JERUSALEM—Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts this week to prevent the current round of Palestinian-Israeli violence from escalating failed to close the gap between the two sides and widened the gap between Jerusalem and Washington.
John Fetterman, a Democratic mayor of a small west Pennsylvania town, is running to be the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in 2016, but he failed to submit financial disclosure forms that are required for all candidates, according to the Associated Press.
An agent for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives used a government-issued credit card for cash advances so he could go to the casino while he was on duty.
A man, who in 2013 was known as the face of a movement to call the U.S. government’s no-fly list discriminatory against Muslims, was arrested earlier this month along with family members in Turkey by the Syrian border for being part of an Islamic State cell, according to an article from PJ Media.
A Democratic state representative in Texas was sentenced to a year in prison for illegally soliciting accident victims to be clients of his law firm by paying individuals to pull names off police incident reports.
Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian warplane did not involve the United States, a Department of Defense spokesman said on Tuesday, indicating that the Pentagon has yet to take a side on the issue.
ANKARA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border on Tuesday after repeated warnings over air space violations, but Moscow said it could prove the jet had not left Syrian air space.