Israel. Mass protests erupt after Netanyahu fires Defense Minister Yoav Gallant

Jerusalem CNN — Massive crowds filled the streets of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv late Sunday night after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sacked his defense minister over his opposition to a planned judicial overhaul. Waving Israeli flags and chanting “democracy,” protesters could be seen blocking streets and bridges, including the Ayalon highway. Protesters set … Read more

US accuses suspected Russian spy of using fake ID to enter US and gathered information from US citizens

CNN — The Justice Department on Friday announced charges against a Russian national who allegedly entered the United States under a false identity and gathered information from American citizens about the then-imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine. For years, Sergei Vladimirovich Cherkasov, a 37-year-old Russian intelligence agent, operated under the pseudonym of Victor Muller Ferreira, prosecutors … Read more

House to vote on GOP education bill that aims to provide extra oversight for parents

Washington CNN — The House is expected to vote Friday on a bill to increase so-called parental rights in the classroom, as House Republicans highlight an issue that has become a key party priority. Among other things, HR 5, also known as the Parents Bill of Rights Act, would amend the Elementary and Secondary Education … Read more