Unbiased headline news in 60-seconds for Tuesday Nov 14, 2023 – Gaza’s Shifa Hospital is currently at the center of a prolonged standoff in Israel’s conflict with the Hamas militant group. Despite being Gaza’s largest and best-equipped hospital, Israel contends that Hamas utilizes the facility for military purposes.
According to Israeli claims, Hamas has constructed an extensive underground command center beneath the hospital, connected by tunnels. Since Israel declared war against Hamas in response to a bloody cross-border attack by the Islamic group on Oct. 7, its forces have moved in on Shifa.
During the federal trial of David DePape, accused of assaulting and planning to kidnap former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Paul Pelosi recounted a disturbing incident at their San Francisco mansion.
Testifying on Monday, Pelosi described the shocking intrusion on Oct. 28, 2022, when he discovered an intruder in his bedroom. The attack culminated in a brutal hammer assault that resulted in a fractured skull.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court released a formal “Code of Conduct” for the justices, responding to years of criticism that the nation’s highest court lacks transparent or enforceable ethics guidelines.
The 8-page code, significantly mirroring a code of conduct for lower federal court judges, outlines the expectations that justices should “avoid impropriety and the appearance of impropriety” in their actions on and off the bench. All nine current justices signed the code.
American aircraft on Sunday targeted a weapons storage facility and a command-and-control center used by Iran-linked militants in Syria. This action is part of the latest round of retaliatory strikes amid ongoing attacks on U.S. troops in the Middle East.
According to officials, the operation was in response to what the Pentagon has called ongoing attacks by proxy fighters supported by Iran since the Israel-Hamas war began after Hamas’ terror attack last month, injuring dozens of American troops.