International

(Cairo) -- A Gaza ceasefire is reportedly close. The "Jerusalem Post" quotes Palestinian sources as saying a formal announcement is expected within hours. Earlier, a senior Hamas official said a new Egyptian proposal to end the seven-week-old conflict between Israel and the...
(Houston, TX) -- A federal court in Houston is scuttling an order to seize about a million barrels of oil from a tanker anchored off Texas. Monday's ruling could allow the Kurdish crude to be delivered in Galveston. The month-long court case revolves around who owns the oil...
(Undated) -- Burger King and Canadian eatery Tim Hortons are becoming one company. The two entities have officially finalized a deal that many analysts see as a tax-inversion. That's when two international companies merge and make the country with the lowest corporate tax rates...
(Undated) -- The mother of an American journalist freed by ISIS is overjoyed to know her son is safe. Nancy Curtis tells ABC's "Good Morning America" she was able to talk to her son, Peter, after his release to U.S. government personnel on Sunday. She says one of the first...
(Undated) -- Ukraine says its Security Service is holding ten Russian soldiers. The Security Service says the Russians were carrying documents and weapons when they were captured in eastern Ukraine. Russia continues to deny Kiev's claims that Moscow is sending in troops and...
(Lakewood, NJ) -- A New Jersey student studying in Israel is missing, and family members say they're worried that he's been kidnapped. Aaron Sofer's parents have flown to Israel from their home in Lakewood to look for their 23-year-old son and are asking the Israeli Defense...
(Undated) -- The Pentagon is moving to send surveillance aircraft over Syria. Senior U.S. officials say the spy missions into Syrian airspace would include drones. The move could signal a larger U.S. military campaign beyond Iraq in an effort to gather more intelligence on ISIS...
(Undated) -- More than 60-percent of Americans say governments should not pay ransom to terrorists to free hostages. The Reuters -Ipsos poll released today reports 62-percent of people surveyed support the U.S. and British policy of refusing to pay ransom. The militant jihadist...
(Geneva) -- The World Health Organization is urging governments to implement stricter controls on e-cigarettes. The group issued its long-awaited report today, saying the devices contents should be much more regulated than they currently are. The WHO issued a range of suggested...