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Researchers discover 8,000-year-old olive oil in clay pots

Researchers have discovered 8,000-year-old olive oil, completely by accident, during an expedition in Israel's northern region.

Rocket fired from Gaza hits southern Israel: Police

Jerusalem - A rocket fired from Gaza hit southern Israel on Friday, the Israeli police said, adding that it fell on open ground without causing casualties or damage.It was the third rocket attack since the end in August of the 50-day Gaza war.

8 kids found stabbed in Australian home, suspect Mom talks to God

Another tragedy in Australia as on Friday morning eight children in a home were found dead and a woman was alive but had stab wounds to her chest. Some reports say all were stabbed. The police said there is no concern beyond it being a horrific tragedy.

U.S.Mother charged for giving her children marijuana for ailments

A woman in Cadillac, Michigan has been charged with three counts of child abuse for giving her 10- and 12-year-old children marijuana. She says that she was giving her two boys pot to treat medical conditions.

The fight is on as MMA fighters file lawsuit against the UFC

A group of Mixed Martial Arts fighters are of the opinion that the Ultimate Fighting Championship has made itself into the Only Fighting Championship. Those fighters are all in the same corner now, together launching an anti-trust suit against the UFC.

Israel arrests 10 in anti-Arab extremist swoop

Jerusalem - Israeli police on Tuesday arrested 10 members of extremist anti-Arab group Lehava which has been linked to an attack last month on a Jewish-Arab school.

Damage payments for Holocaust victims to increase

New York City - Compensation for Jewish survivors of the Holocaust will increase by as much as 20 percent under new agreements announced Monday by the international organization that distributes restitution to victims of Nazi atrocities during World War II.

Canada Health body calls for legal sex-trade, health regulations

The Canadian Public Health Association released a paper Friday calling for legalized prostitution that is regulated to improve the health and lives of sex-trade workers. Current occupational health and safety regulations should be used, it said.

Palestinian shot after acid attack on Israeli family

Jerusalem - A Palestinian threw acid at a family of Israelis picking up a hitchhiker in the West Bank Friday before being shot and wounded, residents and the army said.

The Dalai Lama not allowed to meet Pope Francis, was told 'No'

The Dalai Lama requested to meet Pope Francis but was refused the right to meet with him. The Dalai Lama was in Rome on Thursday for a Nobel Peace Prize winners' conference.

Dramatic video as N.Y. Police shoot synagogue attacker dead

A man entered a the Chabad-Lubavitch synagogue headquarters in Crown Height, Brooklyn early this morning and stabbed another man in the head. He was confronted by police and refused to drop the knife and eventually was shot. He later died.

Israel arrests American man planning anti-Muslim attacks: Police

Jerusalem - A US man has been arrested in Israel on suspicion of preparing attacks on Muslim holy sites, police said Tuesday.

Hillary Clinton 'very pleased' DOJ is reviewing police killings

The favourite to win the Democratic nomination for the U.S. presidency in 2016 said she is "very pleased" federal reviews are underway into the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. She made her remarks at a woman's conference in Boston.

Blamed for Syria strikes, Israel vows to stop arms to 'terrorists'

Jerusalem - Israel said Monday it will not allow "sophisticated weapons" to fall into the hands of its enemies, after furious claims from Syria that Israeli warplanes carried out air strikes near Damascus.

Bat navigation revealed

Two new papers show how bats navigate their environments. It seems that the flying mammals have specialized brain cells that track their movements as they navigate through space and utilize a series of audible clicks.

U.S. central command reports 20 air strikes against IS in 2 days

U.S. central command said Friday that America and partner states conducted 20 air strikes on the Islamic State between Wednesday and Friday nights. Many of those strikes were directed at the battle-weary town of Kobani, others in northern Iraq.

Breakthrough with artificial retinas for the visually impaired

Tel Aviv - Researchers have created a new light-sensitive film that could be the basis of a prosthetic retina. Such a retina could aid people suffering from retinal damage or degeneration.

Israel to hold snap vote as Netanyahu gambles on return

Jerusalem - Israeli political leaders agreed Wednesday to hold a snap election next March, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gambling on a return to power after his ruling coalition collapsed.

Israel PM calls for early elections as ministers fired

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for early elections as he fired two key ministers in his coalition for opposing government policy.

Man breaks into meat store, eats and goes to sleep for the night

A man in Austin, Texas would appear to have needed a meal and a good night's sleep. Home? Nope. Invite yourself over to a friends? Nah. Maybe a hotel or even a motor inn? No to all of the above.
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