Today in History
In 1556, St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus -- the Jesuit order of Catholic priests and brothers -- died in Rome. In 1687, Fort Niagara was built by Gov. Jacques Rene de Brisay de Denonville at the mouth of the Niagara River. In ...
This Day, July 31, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin
Cleveland Jewish News (blog)
It is also home to the South Island chapter of Habonim Dror and the Christchurch Council of Jewish Women. The community also has a ... In 1929, then-Governor Franklin Roosevelt appointed her to the New York State Old Age Pensions Committee; she also ...
Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands
Amid U.S. accusations that the rebels shot the civilian plane down in error with a Russian-supplied missile, an opinion poll showed an overwhelming majority of the Dutch want sanctions imposed on Moscow, even if it hurts their own economy.
Bulgaria's prime minister resigns with bank crisis unresolved
SWI swissinfo.ch. Welcome to the NEW www.swissinfo.ch ... But Oresharski's tenure was overshadowed by months of street protests against corruption, deadly floods that hit the Black Sea city of Varna in June and a standoff between Brussels and Moscow ...