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  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Tornado brushes Moore, Oklahoma; other twisters reported in Kansas, Nebraska A tornado grazed Oklahoma City and its suburbs Wednesday, threatening rush-hour drivers and prompting schools to hold children in safe rooms until the danger passed....
  • Netanyahu cobbles only narrowest of governments from big election win

    JERUSALEM Scrambling to meet a midnight deadline, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu formed a narrow governing coalition Wednesday with only a razor-thin majority in parliament. Netanyahu's control of just 61 seats in the 120-member Knesset is a...
  • By slenderest majority, Netanyahu forms governing coalition in Israel

    By slenderest majority, Netanyahu forms governing coalition in Israel
    In a political drama that played out down to the wire, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secured a slender majority to form the country’s next government and keep him in office for a third consecutive term and his fourth in two decades....
  • A glance at challenges facing new Israel's government

    After weeks of haggling with potential political partners, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cobbled a governing coalition together Wednesday night. His narrow coalition, dominated by nationalists and religious parties, sets Netanyahu's government...
  • Israeli-Arab group slams end of police fatal shooting probe

    An Arab civil rights group has slammed Israeli police over closing its investigation into the fatal shooting of an Arab that sparked violent protests last year. Adalah said Wednesday that the decision "demonstrates the impunity enjoyed by the Israeli...
  • Oldest complete copy of Ten Commandments displayed in Israel

    The world's oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments is going on rare display at Israel's leading museum in an exhibit tracing civilization's most pivotal moments. The 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scroll, from a collection of the world's most ancient...
  • Lauryn Hill cancels Israel show to avoid stirring tensions

    Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv because she wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the nearby Palestinian city of Ramallah. The singer-songwriter said in a statement Monday that she originally intended to perform in both...
  • Lauryn Hill cancels Israel concert after bungled Nigeria date

    Lauryn Hill cancels Israel concert after bungled Nigeria date
    Lauryn Hill's current international tour is a relatively short one, but it's already run into more than its fair share of snags.  First her camp had to cancel a last-minute date in Lagos, Nigeria, over the weekend due to a travel snafu. (An apology...
  • IsraelFest set for May 17

    IsraelFest set for May 17
    IsraelFest is coming. On Sunday, May 17, starting at 3 p.m., IsraelFest will take place in the Mizner Park Amphitheater (590 Plaza Real) in east Boca Raton. IsraelFest is the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County's huge, free, community-wide...
  • Israel's Netanyahu scrambles to form governing coalition

    With the clock ticking, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raced to put together a governing coalition Tuesday or face the prospect of being forced out of office by a former ally. Netanyahu's Likud Party won March 17 elections, emerging as the...
  • Protests highlight troubles of Ethiopian Jews in Israel

    When Israel secretly airlifted waves of Ethiopian Jews in the 1980s and 1990s, saving them from war and famine in the Horn of Africa, it was celebrated as a triumphant show of unity for the Jewish people. Thirty years after the first large groups of...