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  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • Hamas drifts into Gaza fight it doesn't know how to finish

    GAZA (Reuters) - The latest mini-war between Israel and the Islamist group Hamas began with the Gaza-based militants eager to strike a blow, but the escalation that followed has left them physically and diplomatically exposed, with no ready way out....
  • Israeli police officer to be charged in beating of Palestinian teen

    An Israeli police officer caught on video brutally beating a Palestinian American teenager in Jerusalem will face both administrative and criminal charges, justice officials said Wednesday. Tariq Abukhdeir of Tampa, Fla., arrived with his family this...
  • Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry

    Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry
    Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, and militants kept up rocket fire in Israel's heartland. An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single...
  • Israel vows to cripple Hamas' Gaza forces, possibly with ground troops

    Israel vows to cripple Hamas' Gaza forces, possibly with ground troops
    Israel warned Wednesday that its offensive in the Gaza Strip would intensify in coming days as rockets launched by Hamas militants penetrated deeper than ever into the Jewish state and Israeli airstrikes killed more than two dozen people in the seaside...
  • Israeli airstrikes kill 54 in Gaza as violence and recriminations mount

    JERUSALEM Civilian casualties mounted in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday as Israel intensified its airstrikes on targets across the territory in an escalating offensive against the Islamist group Hamas. The militant faction, which controls Gaza, deepened its...
  • Jerusalem Film Fest Postpones Opening Night in Wake of Israeli-Palestinian Hostilities

    TEL AVIV -- As rocket alert sirens continued to ring out throughout Israel on Wednesday, staffers at the Jerusalem Film Festival made a last-minute call to postpone the festival's opening night events, originally scheduled for Thursday evening at...
  • U.S. calls on Israel, Palestinians to de-escalate Gaza tensions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday urged Israel and the Palestinians to de-escalate tensions in Gaza and expressed concern for the safety of civilians on both sides as Israel pressed a campaign of air strikes and militants kept up...
  • Florida lawyers fired for calling Palestinians 'swine,' 'cockroaches'

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Two South Florida public defenders were fired Tuesday after making inflammatory remarks on social media about Palestinians allegedly celebrating the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June. In one Facebook post...
  • Israel blasts Gaza in major escalation; air raid sirens sound in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

    JERUSALEM Israel launched a fierce air and sea offensive across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday following a wave of rocket launches by the militant group Hamas, pounding targets across the coastal enclave in a barrage that killed 23 people and injured more than...
  • Public defenders fired for anti-Arab postings

    Two Broward County assistant public defenders were fired Tuesday for Facebook comments calling Palestinians "cockroaches" and "filthy swine." Bruce Raticoff and Gary Sheres both lost their jobs, as outrage built after the Sun Sentinel published an...
  • Hamas rockets land deep in Israel; 23 killed in Gaza bombardment

    Hamas rockets land deep in Israel; 23 killed in Gaza bombardment
    At least 23 people were killed across Gaza, Palestinian officials said on Wednesday, by a bombardment Israel said may be just the start of a lengthy offensive against Islamist militants whose rockets struck deeper than ever before into Israel. Israelis...