Eight people were killed in lower Manhattan on Tuesday when a man drove a rented pickup truck down a bike path, striking both cyclists and pedestrians.
Israel in the News
The Israel Defense Forces retaliated this week after a number of rockets strayed from Syria into Israel’s Golan Heights, as tensions between Israel and Hezbollah in Syria and Lebanon increased.
The White House this week decided not to certify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, but agreed to remain in the coalition of nations responsible for hammering out the agreement.
The White House announced Thursday that the U.S. will withdraw from UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural body, citing its anti-Israel bias. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quick to react, calling the decision a “brave and moral choice.”
After the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history left at least 59 people dead and hundreds wounded, world leaders from Vladimir Putin to the Pope and the Queen of England responded with condolences for the people of Las Vegas and the U.S.