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ESPN pulled Hank Williams Jr.'s classic intro song from its broadcast of Monday night's NFL game after the country singer famous for the line "Are you ready for some football?" used an analogy to Adolf Hitler in discussing President Obama.
Israel's prime minister is to sketch his vision of Israeli-Palestinian peace before a sympathetic U.S. Congress on Tuesday, after reopening a dispute with President Barack Obama over the contours of a future Palestinian state.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Tuesday to make "painful compromises" for peace with the Palestinians but said he would not agree to any deal that threatens Israel's security or its identity as a Jewish state.
Showing no progress toward peace, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat alongside President Obama on Friday and declared that Israel would not withdraw to 1967 borders to help make way for an adjacent Palestinian state.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad left Lebanon late last week. In his wake, regional and local political tensions were left aggravated. But many Lebanese people say Iran and its support for Hezbollah, a Shiite military group that controls much of Lebanon, are necessary for their country's survival.
Jerusalem's mayor pressed ahead Monday with a plan to raze 22 Palestinian houses in east Jerusalem to make room for an Israeli tourist center, a decision that could stir new tensions in the divided city and put Israel in conflict with the Obama administration.
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The 15-year-old boy charged with killing his parents and two brothers in their upscale suburban Baltimore home was denied bail yesterday.
COCKEYSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County police yesterday charged a 15-year-old boy with fatally shooting his parents and his two younger brothers as they slept at their home in a suburb north of Baltimore.