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Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike
JERUSALEM (AP) â€” A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on all flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot down over Ukraine.
Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) â€” The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs in the country.
In international flight, volatile conflicts abound
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) â€” In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi.