US ‘disappointed’ by Palestinian reconciliation deal – Haaretz

HaaretzUS ‘disappointed’ by Palestinian reconciliation dealHaaretzIsrael calls off scheduled meeting with Palestinian team after deal between Fatah and Hamas; Israeli security cabinet to meet on deal Thursday; Abbas: pact does not contradict peace. By Barak Ravid, Jack Khoury and Reuters | Apr. 23, 2014 | 9:32 PM | 5 …Hamas, Fatah announce talks to form Palestinian unity governmentCNNPalestinian reconciliation in sight amid deadlocked peace talksXinhuaPalestinian Groups Agree on Unity Government, Officials SayBusinessweekLos Angeles Times -Financial Times -The Independentall 928 news articles …read more    

Justices limit restitution to victims by child porn users – USA TODAY

KING5.comJustices limit restitution to victims by child porn usersUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that people who peddle in child pornography must help pay for their victims’ pain and suffering – within reason. In a 5-4 decision, the justices struck a compromise in the case of “Amy,” whose images …Justices Void $3.4 Million Award to Child Pornography VictimNew York TimesSupreme Court sets aside $3.4-million verdict for child-porn victimLos Angeles TimesHigh court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victimWashington PostReuters -CNNall 93 news articles …read more    

Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant – Businessweek

BBC NewsObama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurantBusinessweekTOKYO (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday opened a four-country Asia tour aimed at reassuring allies in the region that the U.S. remains a committed economic, military and political partner that can serve as a counterweight to China’s growing …Obama’s presence ‘reassures Asia allies’BBC NewsObama begins Asia tour with reassurance to JapanCNNObama offering Japan security, economic assurancesChron.comUSA TODAY -Daily Mailall 2,312 news articles …read more    

Palestinian Groups Agree on Unity Government, Officials Say – Businessweek

NewsweekPalestinian Groups Agree on Unity Government, Officials SayBusinessweekRival Palestinian factions agreed to form a unity government and hold new general elections, developments that if carried through will complicate efforts to revive U.S.-mediated peace talks with Israel. Fatah, headed by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas …Palestinian factions Fatah, Hamas reconcile, to form unity governmentLos Angeles TimesUS: New Palestinian government must recognize Israel, renounce violenceHaaretzPLO and Hamas sign unity pact as peace talks falterFinancial TimesJerusalem Post -Reuters Africa -euronewsall 919 news articles …read more    

Georgia governor signs sweeping gun bill into law – MSNBC

KTVZGeorgia governor signs sweeping gun bill into lawMSNBCGeorgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a sweeping gun bill into law on Wednesday, allowing patrons to carry firearms into bars, nightclubs, school classrooms, and certain government buildings that lack security personnel or devices. “As governor, I have signed …Deal signs bill expanding gun rights in GeorgiaChron.comGeorgia’s “Guns Everywhere Bill” Get Governor’s SignatureAmerican Live WireGeorgians react to expanded gun rights billWRCB-TVWKEF ABC 22 -KFOX El Pasoall 95 news articles …read more    

Commissioner Bill Bratton on #myNYPD disaster: ‘I kind of welcome the attention’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsCommissioner Bill Bratton on #myNYPD disaster: ‘I kind of welcome the attention’New York Daily NewsCommissioner Bill Bratton said the NYPD’s Twitter initiative urging denizens to post photos of themselves interacting happily with New York’s Finest — which resulted in the hashtag being hijacked with pictures depicting alleged police violence — were ‘old …NYC police head: We won’t quit social mediaWashington PostNYPD Twitter campaign backfires, thousands of negative tweetsReutersNYPD’s #myNYPD Twitter Callout Backfires HorriblyBoston.comNBC New York -NewsOK.comall 404 news articles …read more    

Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances – Chron.com

NPRObama offering Japan security, economic assurancesChron.comOffice workers try to catch a glimpse of U.S. President Barack Obama as Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have dinner in Ginza district in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Opening a four-country swing through the Asia-Pacific region, …Obama begins Asia tour with reassurance to JapanCNNObama’s presence ‘reassures Asia allies’BBC NewsBieber goes to Japan and manages to offend – againUSA TODAYDaily Mail -euronewsall 2,225 news articles …read more    

Obama Offering Japan Security, Economic Assurances – ABC News

CNNObama Offering Japan Security, Economic AssurancesABC NewsFacing fresh questions about his commitment to Asia, President Barack Obama will seek to convince Japan’s leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges, even as the crisis in Ukraine demands U.S. attention and resources …Obama’s presence ‘reassures Asia allies’BBC NewsObama begins Asia tour with reassurance to JapanCNNBieber goes to Japan and manages to offend – againUSA TODAYDaily Mail -CBS News -euronewsall 2,330 news articles …read more    

Palestinian factions Fatah, Hamas reconcile, to form unity government – Los Angeles Times

HaaretzPalestinian factions Fatah, Hamas reconcile, to form unity governmentLos Angeles TimesGAZA CITY — The two main rival factions of Palestinian politics and society announced a reconciliation deal Wednesday that would mend a seven-year rift by forming a unity government and holding new elections. Following two days of discussions between …Palestinian Groups Agree on Unity Government, Officials SayBloombergUS: New Palestinian government must recognize Israel, renounce violenceHaaretzPLO and Hamas sign unity pact as peace talks falterFinancial TimesJerusalem Post -Reuters UK -Daily Mailall 912 news articles …read more