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Israeli strikes kill at least 37 Palestinians, most in tents, near Gaza's Rafah as offensive expands

May. 28, 2024 21:59 PM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli shelling and airstrikes killed at least 37 people, most of them sheltering in tents, outside the southern Gaza city of Rafah overnight and on Tuesday — pummeling the same area where strikes triggered a deadly fire days earlier in a camp for displaced...

Spain, Norway and Ireland formally recognize a Palestinian state as EU rift with Israel widens

May. 28, 2024 10:53 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain, Norway and Ireland formally recognized a Palestinian state on Tuesday in a coordinated effort by the three Western European nations to add international pressure on Israel to soften its response to last year’s Hamas-led attack. Israel condemned the diplomatic...

Spain, Ireland and Norway recognize a Palestinian state. Why does that matter?

May. 28, 2024 08:06 AM EDT

Spain, Ireland and Norway formally recognized a Palestinian state on Tuesday, a step toward a long-held Palestinian aspiration that was fueled by international outrage over the civilian deaths and humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip following Israel’s offensive. The joint...

EU and Israel in war of words as ties nosedive ahead of Spain, Ireland recognizing Palestinian state

May. 27, 2024 13:05 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Relations between the European Union and Israel took a nosedive Monday, the eve of the diplomatic recognition of a Palestinian state by EU members Ireland and Spain, with Madrid insisting that sanctions should be considered against Israel for its continued deadly attacks in...

The Latest | In historic move, a Palestinian state recognized by Spain, Ireland and Norway

May. 22, 2024 17:02 PM EDT

Norway, Ireland and Spain said Wednesday they were recognizing a Palestinian state, a move welcomed by Palestinians as an affirmation of their decadeslong quest while Israel recalled its ambassadors to the three countries. Several countries in the European Union indicated in recent...

Israel recalls its ambassadors from Ireland and Norway over their recognition of a Palestinian state

May. 22, 2024 02:57 AM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel recalls its ambassadors from Ireland and Norway over their recognition of a Palestinian state.

Irish interest in NFL heats up as league scouts more international cities to stage games

May. 16, 2024 13:22 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Several hundred thousand Irish viewers got a tutorial from Charlie Smyth on the difference between lining up a kick in Gaelic football versus a field goal in American football. Smyth, who had just signed a contract with the New Orleans Saints, humbly told “The Late...

Mark Jackson grew up playing Gaelic football. He's taking a shot at the American kind in Pittsburgh

May. 10, 2024 15:59 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mark Jackson does not look out of place. Standing inside the Pittsburgh Steelers practice facility on Friday, Jackson's yellow No. 2 blends in with the other 42 players trying to catch head coach Mike Tomlin's attention during the team's rookie minicamp. At...

What to stream this weekend: Zac Efron, Indigo Girls, 'Dark Matter,' 'Mother of the Bride'

May. 09, 2024 23:56 PM EDT

Zac Efron and Jeremy Allen White starring in the family wrestling dynasty in “The Iron Claw" and Brooke Shields playing the unwitting title role in the romantic comedy “Mother of the Bride” on Netflix are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. ...

Mallinckrodt: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 09, 2024 07:58 AM EDT

DUBLIN 15, Ireland (AP) — Mallinckrodt PLC (MNKTQ) on Thursday reported a loss of $65.4 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Dublin 15, Ireland-based company said it had a loss of $3.32. Losses, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, were $3.33 per...