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Suspect detained in slayings of 2 Jamaica children

A 29-year old Israeli, center, is escorted by prison guard officers after being indicted with the death of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, 16, whose charred body was found after he was reported kidnapped, at the district court in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 17, 2014.  AP FILE PHOTO

A suspect has been detained in the slayings of two children whose bodies were found in a remote wooded area of western Jamaica earlier this month, police said Sunday.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Palestinians, Israeli troops clash in teens search

Israeli soldiers search for three missing Israeli teens believed to have been abducted in the West Bank, in the village of Taffouh near the West Bank city of Hebron, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Israeli troops rearrested 51 former Palestinian prisoners released in 2011 from Israeli prisons in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit who had been captured by Gaza militants, the military said Wednesday, bringing the total number of Palestinians arrested since the teens' disappearance to 240. AP

The Israeli military says soldiers clashed with Palestinians during an arrest raid that was part of a weeklong search for three missing teens believed to have been abducted in the West Bank.

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palestinian, Israeli leaders accept Pope’s invitation to Vatican

Pope Francis, right, and Israeli President Shimon Peres, left, listen to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech, during an official arrival ceremony at Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, May 25, 2014. May 25, 2014. Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud accepted the Pope’s surprise invitation to them to pray with him for peace in the Vatican next month.  AP PHOTO/ODED BALILTY

Pope Francis called on Christians, Jews and Muslims to work together for peace as he toured holy sites in Jerusalem on Monday, the final day of his Middle East pilgrimage.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Pope to Muslims, Jews: Let’s ‘work together’ for peace


Pope Francis called Monday for Christians, Jews and Muslims to “work together” for justice and peace on a visit to Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, the third holiest site in Islam.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Pope faces uphill struggle to unite Christians

Pope Francis, center, arrives to celebrate an Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Sunday, April 20, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

Pope Francis heads to the Middle East on Saturday on a trip partly aimed at uniting Christians but his goodwill gestures are unlikely to resolve centuries-old differences and modern-day headaches.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »