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  • Israeli man under house arrest, suspected of leaking unreleased songs by Madonna

    An aspiring singer who auditioned for Israel's top TV song competition was placed under house arrest Thursday on suspicion of hacking into international pop star Madonna's computer and stealing and selling unreleased songs, his lawyer said. Police said...
  • Speakers at UN meeting challenge world to stand up to rising anti-Semitism

    Speakers at UN meeting challenge world to stand up to rising anti-Semitism
    French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy challenged the world at the first-ever U.N. General Assembly meeting devoted to anti-Semitism to counter the rising hatred of Jews, which he denounced as "radical inhumanity." In a keynote address on Thursday, Levy...
  • New Knesset rules lead Israeli Arabs to unite in hopes of winning seats

    JERUSALEM Israel's three largest Arab factions reached an agreement Thursday to offer a unified list of candidates for March elections in hopes of keeping their representation in the parliament. "The Knesset is a parliamentary tool we use, and we think...
  • Israeli premier accepts Boehner invitation to speak to Congress in March

    Israel's prime minister says he has accepted House of Representatives leader John Boehner's invitation to address the U.S. Congress. Boehner invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to a joint meeting of Congress in February and push for new...
  • Obama will not meet with Netanyahu during trip to Washington

    Obama will not meet with Netanyahu during trip to Washington
    President Barack Obama will not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he travels to Washington in March. Spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan says that in keeping with "long-standing practice and principle," the president does not meet...
  • Obama won't meet Netanyahu during Israeli leader's March visit

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won't meet when the Israeli leader is in Washington to address a pro-Israel group and speak to Congress because of the looming elections in Israel, the White House said. Netanyahu...
  • Israeli singer nabbed in connection with leaked Madonna tracks

    Israeli singer nabbed in connection with leaked Madonna tracks
    When a dozen new demos by pop singer Madonna leaked at the end of 2014, the news not only confirmed the artist's direction on her forthcoming album "Rebel Heart" but forced her to shift her plans for 2015 world domination. In an Instagram post published...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION A federal court in Boston announced Thursday that it is no longer "realistic" to begin the marathon bombing trial on Monday, an acknowledgment of the difficulty in finding an impartial jury after a week of questioning prospective jurors. Judge...
  • Israel's spy agency denies opposing new Iran sanctions

    Israel's spy agency denies opposing new Iran sanctions
    The controversy over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned address to the U.S. Congress continued to grow Thursday, dragging into the fray Israel’s spy agency, the Mossad. Speaker John A. Boehner’s invitation to Netanyahu...
  • Torah scroll makes mysterious journey from Iraqi intelligence storage to Israel, officials say

    A 200-year-old Torah scroll has taken an unusual and mysterious journey from Baghdad to Jerusalem, where it was greeted with candies and song in a jubilant dedication ceremony Thursday. Israeli experts in Jewish scribal tradition who restored the...
  • New Knesset rules lead Israeli Arabs to attempt unified front in election

    JERUSALEM A week before the deadline to submit their final lists of candidates for parliamentary elections, Israel's three largest Arab factions are struggling to combine in hopes of offering a unified front or risk having no representation in...