Florida corrections officials say they must accept Nevada's request to supervise O.J. Simpson if it meets all needed criteria. Michelle Glady of the Florida Department of Corrections says Simpson would be assigned a Florida probation officer and supervised under the conditions of his parole. Simpson told a Nevada parole board that will allow him to be released in October that he wanted to live with family in Florida.
Aron Heller and Ilan Ben Zion, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 20th - 2:21pm
Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces near a contested Jerusalem shrine after Muslim worshippers massed outside for evening prayers on Thursday as tensions over the holy site escalated further.
Michael Weissenstein and Fabiola Sanchez, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 20th - 1:41pm
A nationwide strike against plans to rewrite the constitution shut down much of Venezuelan's capital Thursday before erupting into sporadic violence when protesters clashed with riot police and burned a post office near the headquarters of the main state-run broadcaster.
After renowned journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed in a car bombing in central Kiev last year, Ukraine's president promised all-out efforts to solve the case. But as of Thursday's anniversary of his death, there has been no visible progress.
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaida in a wide-ranging resolution aimed at stepping up international efforts "to counter terrorism and terrorist financing."
Aya Batrawy and Fay Abuelgasim, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 20th - 11:01am
Qatari officials investigating a cyberattack that sparked a diplomatic crisis with four Arab countries said on Thursday their findings indicate the attack was coordinated with one of the countries, and that the United Arab Emirates had benefited the most from it.
The German government increased pressure on Turkey Thursday after the jailing of a human rights activist, telling all citizens traveling there to exercise caution and threatening to withhold backing for German investments in Turkey.
Kuwait said on Thursday it is shutting the Iranian cultural mission and calling for a reduction in the number of Iranian diplomats stationed in the country, deepening a rift between the Gulf Arab states and Tehran.
Turkey's official news agency says a man has been arrested on suspicion of terror propaganda for wearing a T-shirt with the word "hero" on it while attending a relative's court hearing linked to last year's failed coup.