The British government today raised the threat level for international terrorism to â€œsevere,â€? indicating a terrorist attack is â€œhighly likelyâ€? but based on intelligence not necessarily â€œimminent.â€?
The move could herald significant Israeli construction in the area — defying Palestinian demands for a halt in settlement expansion and challenging world opinion.
European Union leaders stopped short of imposing new economic sanctions on Russia in response to the latest developments in Ukraine early Sunday, instead tasking the organization's executive body to "urgently" prepare tougher economic sanctions that could be adopted within a week after Ukraine's president warned of a possible "full-scale war" in eastern Europe.
Jan Harding, the woman who nearly died from drinking iced tea laced with lye, is calling for chemical companies to change the colors of their products so that they are not mistaken for sugar.