Right-wing group starts 7-day vigil against possible withdrawal from West Bank – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem Post‘Women in Green’ gather in front of Netanyahu’s residence to implore him to maintain total sovereignty over disputed territories. Prof. Arieh Eldad speaking to Women in Green Photo: Courtesy. … Read More

Amanda Knox found guilty of murder again by Italian court – CNN International

CNN InternationalFlorence, Italy (CNN) — An Italian appeals court convicted former exchange student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito on murder charges Thursday night. Prosecutors said the couple had … Read More

Italian court overturns not guilty verdict of Amanda Knox, Raffaele Sollecito in … – Fox News

Fox NewsAn appeals court in Florence on Thursday upheld the guilty verdict against U.S. student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend for the 2007 murder of her British roommate. Knox was … Read More

Police warn Sochi hotels of terror suspect as Olympics near – CNN

CNN(CNN) — New details fueled debate Monday over security at the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi: Wanted posters of a terrorism suspect on the loose, warships at the ready … Read More

Last-minute Iran invitation throws Syria talks into doubt – Reuters

ReutersUNITED NATIONS/ANKARA (Reuters) – An unexpected last-minute U.N. invitation for Iran to a peace conference on Syria threw the talks into doubt on Monday, with Washington demanding Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon … Read More

Iran Nuclear Freeze Verified by UN Setting Up Sanctions Reprieve – Businessweek

BusinessweekUnited Nations atomic inspectors verified that Iran froze its most sensitive nuclear work, complying with demands made by world powers in a deal that will lift some of the sanctions … Read More

Massive cyberattack linked to at least one refrigerator – Science Recorder

Science RecorderProofpoint, an internet security firm, has uncovered what may be the first Internet of Things-based cyberattack involving “smart” appliances, including at least one refrigerator. The cyberattack involved more than … Read More

Hackers used over 100000 devices to send the spam emails – DailyTech

DailyTechHackers have launched what is being called the first attack from the Internet of Things, which included a refrigerator. According to BBC News, security researchers at Proofpoint discovered that hackers … Read More

Up to 15, mostly foreigners, killed in Kabul suicide attack – Reuters

ReutersKABUL (Reuters) – Up to 15 people, mostly foreigners, were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a popular Lebanese restaurant in the Afghanistan capital of … Read More

John Kerry urges Syria opposition to attend talks – BBC News

BBC NewsUS Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Syria’s opposition to join next week’s peace talks. The main political opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition, meets in Istanbul on … Read More

More than 200000 Syrians live in besieged areas, UN official says – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBEIRUT – More than 200,000 Syrians are living in areas besieged by pro-government or rebel forces and lacking regular supplies of food and other essentials, the United Nations’ … Read More

Egypt referendum: Tight security but clashes claim lives – BBC News

BBC NewsA first day of voting has been taking place in Egypt on a new constitution that could pave the way for fresh elections. But clashes involving supporters of ousted … Read More

Beats Music to launch new streaming service – NME.com

NME.comBeats Music is to launch in the US at the end of this month (January), it has been announced. The new music streaming service, which is being launched to rival … Read More

Beirut Bomb Targets Hezbollah Stronghold – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalFlames rise from burning cars at the site of a car bomb that targeted Beirut’s southern suburb of Haret Hreik on Thursday. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. BEIRUT—A bomb ripped … Read More

2014 CES: Ford To Show Unique Solar Panel Concept That Moves with the Sun – Auto World News

Auto World NewsSimilar to a sunflower, this vehicle moves on its own to stay in prime sunlight. (Photo : Ford Motor Company via SFGate). Ford is introducing a unique green … Read More

South Sudan delegates arrive in Ethiopia for talks – Financial Times

Financial TimesDelegates representing South Sudan’s government and rebels arrived in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, on Wednesday for talks to try to end nearly three weeks of fighting in the … Read More

At ESPN, Tim Tebow finally found a role that fits – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTebowmania died on a frigid New England night in early 2012, just six days after it reached its apex. Less than one week after throwing an 80-yard overtime touchdown … Read More

US base on Japan’s Okinawa will be allowed to move after 17-year deadlock – CNN

CNNTokyo (CNN) — A Japanese governor has approved a measure to allow for the relocation of a controversial U.S. military base on Okinawa, breaking 17 years of stagnation on the … Read More

UN Presses for Urgent Peacekeeping Reinforcements in S. Sudan – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaThe United Nations says it hopes to put peacekeeping reinforcements in South Sudan within 48 hours, as government forces battled rebels Thursday for control of the Upper Nile … Read More

China marks muted 120th anniversary of Mao Zedong – CNN

CNN(Beijing, China) (CNN) — The mood at the 120th anniversary of Chairman Mao Zedong’s birthday is relatively muted, by Chinese standards. No spectacular fireworks, no big parades, as would have … Read More

Egypt Declares Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group – New York Times

New York TimesCAIRO — Egypt’s military-backed leaders designated the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization on Wednesday, outlawing the country’s most successful political movement and vowing to treat anyone who belongs … Read More

UAE sentences American in ‘gangsta’ mockumentary case – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An American man detained for months in the United Arab Emirates and seven co-defendants were fined and sentenced to jail Monday after being … Read More

Happy Festivus! Did you air your grievances yet? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIt’s Festivus, “the holiday for the rest of us” popularized by “Seinfeld.” Observers of the fake holiday celebrate with an aluminum pole instead of a tree; instead of … Read More

Renowned rifle inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94 – RT

RTThe inventor of the iconic AK-47 assault rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov has died at the age of 94. For most of his life, Kalashnikov was feted as an uncontroversial hero. The … Read More

Lockerbie bombing 25 years on: Victims honored on both sides of the Atlantic – CNN

CNN(CNN) — One by one, surviving family members and friends stepped up to a podium in Arlington National Cemetery. Before them were short lists of names, which included their loved … Read More

Movie review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ goes from sugary to genuinely sweet – Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake TribuneA half-century after the author P.L. Travers worried that her best-known character, Mary Poppins, would receive the Disney treatment, Travers herself is getting her rough edges sanded down … Read More