Hundreds of Palestinians held by Israel launch hunger strike
The New York Times has given precious space on its op-ed page to a Palestinian man leading a hunger strike in an Israeli prison. In recent years, previous Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli custody have come close to death and had to be hospitalized.
Eden Hazard: Chelsea star agrees to join Real Madrid on huge contract
Hazard and Kante are among six nominees for the prize, with both having starred in Chelsea's hunt for the league title. Costa signed for Chelsea from Atletico Madrid in 2014 while Hazard joined the Stamford Bridge club from Lille in 2012.
No Bull: West Virginia Governor Vetoes Budget
He appeared to be calling their bluff as he used a set of three whiteboards to illustrate the budget cuts he refused to endorse. Jim Justice made sure everyone got the point Thursday.
Alaskan oil well leaking gas
In 2006, a corroded pipeline released almost 5,000 barrels of crude oil, the largest oil spill in the North Slope at the time. The ADEC also said that two leaks have been identified at the well, one near the top and one further down the well assembly.
Coachella festival-goers bust smartphone thief via Find my iPhone app
They followed the 36-year-old, from NY , through the venue until he was detained by security and law enforcement alerted. Numerous phones were returned to their owners with the remaining devices being handed in to Coachella's lost property.
Carolina Panthers sign Kawann Short through 2021 season
Rivera previously had said Short, 28, was "too important of a player" for Carolina not to re-sign. Norman went on to sign a five-year, $75 million deal with the Redskins days later.
Somalia: Dozens More US Troops Deployed to Somalia
According to the US Africa Command, the latest deployment will help to train the Somalia National Army (SNA). This month marks 10 years since the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) started.
San Bernardino school looks to recover after killings
On the site, his loved ones call Jonathan their "family angel". "She left him and that's where the trouble began", Sykes said. Martinez was born with a genetic condition known as " Williams Syndrome ", and had successfully undergone heart surgery.
Kenyan Edna Kiplagat wins first ever Boston Marathon
Following the incident in the now-iconic photo, Switzer went on to complete the marathon in about four hours and 20 minutes. One day after the Easter Bunny was hopping all over MA , thousands of runners hit the road to race in the Boston Marathon .
Oil producers at ease as output deal reaches half
Crude fell even as Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said Monday that the oil market is on the road to re-balancing. The latest monthly market report from OPEC economists said contributing members are cutting more than the agreement outlines.