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Hamas agrees to 24-hour holiday truce in Gaza War

Posted: 07/27/2014 - Hamas on Sunday agreed to observe a 24-hour truce in Gaza after initially rejecting a similar Israeli offer, as fighting resumed and the two sides wrangled over the terms of a lull that international diplomats had hoped could be expanded into a more sustainable truce.

US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

Posted: 07/26/2014 - The State Department has shuttered the U.S. embassy in Libya and evacuated American staffers there as the security situation in the capital Tripoli deteriorates amid worsening clashes between rival militias.

Police: Man reports murder call to get out of a ticket

Updated: 07/25/2014 - Police in a central Florida town say a man called 911 to report a murder to try and get out of a speeding ticket.Police in a central Florida town say a man called 911 to report a murder to try and get out of a speeding ticket.

Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

Posted: 07/24/2014 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state.

FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

Posted: 07/24/2014 - The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.

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