NYPD Estimates 10,000 Strong On Hand For Pro-Israel Rally Near United NationsThe Security Council adopted a presidential statement just after midnight Monday in New York that urged Israel and Hamas "to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire.''
American On Board Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Was New Jersey NativeIn remarks from the White House, the president said Friday that Flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.
On Foreign Soil: British U.N. Ambassador Talks NYC's 'Vibrancy' And MoreHe's been posted to Pretoria, Islamabad, and Paris. But now, Sir Mark Lyall Grant is an Englishman in New York.
Abbas Backs Down, Won't Call For Immediate Vote On Palestinian StatehoodPresident Obama said in public what he is also saying in private -- that a Palestinian state can only be achieved by the Israelis and Palestinians going to the bargaining table and tackling the hard questions that face them.