Israel passes military draft bill

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Cabinet has approved a plan that would gradually end a contentious system that has granted automatic draft exempti…

Hamas breaks up counterfeiting ring

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s Hamas authorities say they have broken up a counterfeiting ring that had printed millions of dollars wor…

Talks on Egypt leaders hit Islamist block

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is calling for protests to denounce the military’s toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, while oppon…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, July 07, 2013. Wet weather over the Southeast will start to lift northeastward on Sunday, while a c…