Saturday, August 23 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 17:35:32 GMT
A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.Full Story >
Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a 12-story apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the building, sending a huge fireball into the sky and wounding at least 22 people, including 11 children,...Full Story >
Saturday, August 23 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-08-23 17:25:45 GMT
Some of the trucks in a Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine in a move denounced by Kiev as an invasion are returning to Russia.Full Story >
Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting.Full Story >
Saturday, August 23 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-08-23 17:05:55 GMT
Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.Full Story >
Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future have taken to New York City streets to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.Full Story >
You may start to see ice cream trucks cruising around Scottsdale streets after the city council approved them Tuesday.
Ice cream vendors have been banned in Scottsdale since the 1970s, amid reports of drug deals and fears that children may get hurt running after them.
But a 16-year-old entrepreneur named Leo Blavin wrote a letter to Mayor Jim Lane, asking for a change in the ordinance.
Several citizens showed up asking to keep the ban, saying this law may cost a child's life, but the changes were approved in a 5-2 vote.
"I really want ice cream trucks to be in Scottsdale," Blavin said. "That's what I'm really hoping to get out of this but, I mean, all the extra stuff like being able to pass a law in my hometown, that's just extra benefits."
Drivers must now be licensed by the city, pass a criminal background check, hold insurance and obtain a food handler's card, among other restrictions.
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Friday, August 22 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:17:39 GMT
Portland city leaders are considering a plan to build tiny houses for homeless people to help get them off the streets. The tiny houses would be about 200 square feet and look a lot like the ones at TheFull Story >
The tiny houses would be about 200 square feet and look a lot like the ones at The Caravan Tiny House Hotel in northeast Portland.Full Story >