Chicago Activist Gets 18 Months For Hiding Israel Bombing ConvictionA Palestinian immigrant who hid an Israeli terrorism conviction from U.S. authorities when she moved to the Chicago suburbs in the 1990s has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and will likely be deported to Jordan upon her release.
Illinois Man Arrested In Israel Denies Bomb PlotIllinois-native Adam Everett Livvix, 30, has been charged with possessing weapons that Israel says he planned to use to blow up unidentified Jerusalem holy sites. Israeli police said Livvix also turned down an offer from a Palestinian to assassinate U.S. President Barack Obama during the leader's visit to the Holy Land in 2013.
Suburban Woman To Go To Trial For Lying About Israeli Bombing ConvictionRasmieh Yousef Odeh of Evergreen Park turned down a plea agreement last week in Detroit federal court and fired her attorney. Her new lawyer, Michael Deutsch, has made a career of representing political activists.
Opinion: Democrats Take Their Turn With Gaffes And Negative Press At ConventionCommonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.