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RICHMOND, Va. | Source: Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia

RICHMOND, Va.— Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia, according to a person familiar with the plans. The online retailer is expected to make an official announcement later Tuesday. The person was not authorized to speak publicly ahead of that announcement and spoke … Continue reading RICHMOND, Va. | Source: Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia

BEIRUT | Hezbollah says it possess ‘highly accurate’ missiles

BEIRUT — The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah made no mention of weapons capability in his first speech since Israel claimed that the Islamic militant group has a missile-launching facility near Beirut’s international airport. Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah’s comments Friday were his first since Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last month— holding up an aerial image of … Continue reading BEIRUT | Hezbollah says it possess ‘highly accurate’ missiles

JERUSALEM | Israel defends actions against US student in detention

JERUSALEM— Israel defended on Wednesday its handling of the case of an American graduate student held in detention at the country’s international airport for the past week over allegations that she supports a boycott against the Jewish state. Lara Alqasem, a 22-year-old American citizen with Palestinian grandparents, landed at Ben-Gurion Airport last week with a … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel defends actions against US student in detention

JERUSALEM | US student detained in Israel for alleged boycott support

JERUSALEM — In a first-of-its-kind case, Israel has held an American graduate student at its international airport for a whole week, accusing her of supporting a alestinian grandparents, landed at Ben-Gurion Airport last Tuesday with a valid student visa.Palestinian-led boycott movement against the Jewish state. Lara Alqasem, a 22-year-old American citizen with P But she … Continue reading JERUSALEM | US student detained in Israel for alleged boycott support

SAN JOSE, CA | Mineta San Jose International Airport Selected to Test New Perimeter Intrusion Detection and Deterrence Technologies

SAN JOSE, CA – The Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport was selected by the Transportation Security Administration to test new airport perimeter intrusion detection and deterrence technologies, announced U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) and Eric Swalwell (D-Castro Valley) today. H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 allocated up to $10 million … Continue reading SAN JOSE, CA | Mineta San Jose International Airport Selected to Test New Perimeter Intrusion Detection and Deterrence Technologies

DAMASCUS, Syria | Syria: Israel launched missile attack on Damascus airport

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syria’s state media says Israel has launched a missile attack on Damascus International Airport adding that air defenses shot down some of them. The Saturday night attack shook the capital Damascus as blasts were heard in the city. State media quoted an unnamed military official without giving further details. Rami Abdurrahman who … Continue reading DAMASCUS, Syria | Syria: Israel launched missile attack on Damascus airport

PARIS | Man arrested after car-ramming at Lyon airport

PARIS  — A man rammed his car through two glass doors and sped onto a runway at the international airport in Lyon, southeast France, on Monday before being arrested by police who laid chase in vans and on foot. In scenes captured on amateur video, the car is seen hitting a bump, then going airborne … Continue reading PARIS | Man arrested after car-ramming at Lyon airport