Israel to deport Palestinian lawyer from Jerusalem to France Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israel to deport Palestinian lawyer from Jerusalem to France  Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli interior minister Ayelet Shaked has ordered the deportation of jailed Palestinian-French lawyer Salah Hammouri from his home in occupied East Jerusalem to France after revoking his Jerusalem residency. Hammouri, who holds French citizenship, has been working for the Palestinian rights group Addameer, based in the occupied East Jerusalem. The rights group Amnesty has called … Read more

Pick Six Previews: Utah’s improved defense to lift team to Pac-12 title over USC

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — When Utah walked off the field at Autzen Stadium after the loss to Oregon, their path to the Pac-12 championship game seemed virtually impossible. It was Utah’s second conference loss in a crowd of one- and two-loss teams, including Oregon, who now holds the head-to-head tiebreaker. … Read more

‘Assassination attempt’ on Pakistan envoy in Afghan capital News

An “assassination attempt” targeted Pakistan’s top diplomat in Afghanistan, Pakistan’s prime minister has said, as tensions between the neighboring countries simmer. The head of the mission, Ubaid Ur Rehman Nizamani, was the target of an attack on his embassy compound, Pakistan’s foreign ministry said on Friday. “I strongly condemn the dastardly assassination attempt on Pakistan … Read more

Princess of Wales arrives at the children’s center at Harvard University

The Princess of Wales waved at fans as she arrived at a children’s center at Harvard University on Friday morning. Royal superfans have traveled from as far as Florida and Kentucky to catch a glimpse of Kate Middleton as she visited the center in Massachusetts. But Kate kept the crowd interaction to a minimum as … Read more

The mind behind the Rubik’s Cube celebrates a lasting puzzle

Professor Ernő Rubik, inventor of Rubik’s Cube, is photographed in New York on Sept. 18, 2018. Rubik has seen his color-matching puzzle go from a classroom teaching tool in Cold War-era Hungary to a worldwide phenomenon with over 450 million cubes sold and a mini-empire of related toys. (Richard Drew, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: … Read more

China fines former NBA star Jeremy Lin over quarantine comments

BEIJING — Former NBA star Jeremy Lin, who plays for a Chinese team, was fined $1,400 for “inappropriate remarks” on social media about quarantine facilities ahead of a game, China’s professional league announced Friday, as the government tries to stop protests against anti- virus controls that are among the world’s most stringent. Also Friday, more … Read more

Caroline Kennedy met Wills and Kate at the Boston Celtics game after missing the Earthshot event

Caroline Kennedy greeted Prince William and the Princess of Wales backstage at the Boston Celtics game last night after bad weather delayed her flight from New York and prevented her from attending the opening ceremony of the Earthshot event. John Kerry, who was also due to attend, remains unwell after contracting COVD-19 at COP27 in … Read more

MAUREEN CALLAHAN: Harry and Meghan are winning the PR battle… but they’ll lose the war

A full-blown royal war has erupted on US soil. And it’s spectacular. As William and Kate make their first stateside visit in eight years, Harry and Meghan’s melodramatic Netflix trailer dropped smack in the middle of their whirlwind three-day tour. Shots fired. Amid speculation today’s release is far from accidental, Harry and Meghan’s faithful lackey … Read more

Ukrainians show their mettle amid blackouts, snow and attacks Russia-Ukraine war News

The Ukrainian people have suffered some of the worst power and water outages yet during the 40th week of Russia’s war, as Kyiv’s troops held back raging daily offensives in the east of the country. On November 23, air defenses shot down 51 of 70 Russian cruise missiles targeting energy infrastructure, but the ones that … Read more

Hong Kong’s courts in firing line as Beijing rewrites rulebook Business and Economy News

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – When Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary Paul Chan addressed a recent legal forum, he highlighted the ability of the city’s courts to make rulings without interference as the “cornerstone” of international businesses’ confidence in the financial hub. Now the independence of Hong Kong’s British-inherited judiciary, ostensibly guaranteed under a system known as … Read more