- Making News: Israel Freezes Tax Money to Palestinians
Yesterday, Israel froze $50 million a month in tax and customs receipts due to the Palestinian Authority. Today, Hamas, which took over the Palestinian parliament Saturday, says it has other ways to get the money as Steven Erlanger reports from Jerusalem for the New York Times.
- Reporter's Notebook: Olympics Marked by Falls and Crashes, On and Off the Ice
Front pages of the world's newspapers today ran multiple pictures of normally graceful figure skaters sprawled all over the ice at the Winter Olympics. Last night, Walter Mayer, the Austrian coach at the center of a doping investigation, crashed his car into a police barricade after a chase across the Italian border. Alan Abrahamson is in Turin trying to keep track of it all for the Los Angeles Times.
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