New Ceasefire Proposal Floated

Smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City

JERUSALEM—A cease-fire in Gaza is close at hand, according to a spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and a senior Israeli official. They said, separately, that Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza could agree to halt fighting within the next few days for 24-72 hours.

Chinese Police Shoot Dead Dozens After Attack in Xinjiang

Chinese police officers keep guard in the Xinjiang Uyghur region

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday.

Islamic State Video Wages Psychological War on Iraqi Soldiers

A fighter of the ISIL holds a flag and a weapon on a street in Mosul

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State, the al Qaeda spin-off that seized wide swathes of Iraq almost unopposed last month, has released a video warning Iraqi soldiers who may still have some fight in them that they risk being rounded up en masse and executed.

Cuomo’s Dirty Donations

Andrew Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has collected “at least $650,000 in campaign contributions from recipients of tax credits to redevelop industrial sites during the past four years,” a Bloomberg News report reveals. In an ostensible pay-to-play scheme, Gov. Cuomo received the contributions from recipients of brownfield redevelopment tax credits.

AP Mocks Congressional Support for Israel

Smoke rises after an Israeli missile hit Shijaiyah neighborhood in Gaza City

In a shocking instance of journalistic malpractice, the Associated Press, which describes itself as committed “to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism,” criticized congressional support for Israel in its ongoing conflict with Hamas, tweeting “As much of world watches Gaza war in horror, members of Congress fall over each other to support Israel.”

Cuomo’s Dirty Donations

Andrew Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has collected “at least $650,000 in campaign contributions from recipients of tax credits to redevelop industrial sites during the past four years,” a Bloomberg News report reveals. In an ostensible pay-to-play scheme, Gov. Cuomo received the contributions from recipients of brownfield redevelopment tax credits.

New Ceasefire Proposal Floated

Smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City

JERUSALEM—A cease-fire in Gaza is close at hand, according to a spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and a senior Israeli official. They said, separately, that Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza could agree to halt fighting within the next few days for 24-72 hours.

AP Mocks Congressional Support for Israel

Smoke rises after an Israeli missile hit Shijaiyah neighborhood in Gaza City

In a shocking instance of journalistic malpractice, the Associated Press, which describes itself as committed “to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism,” criticized congressional support for Israel in its ongoing conflict with Hamas, tweeting “As much of world watches Gaza war in horror, members of Congress fall over each other to support Israel.”