November 22nd, 2012
04:41 PM ET

Arrest announced in Tel Aviv bus bombing

An arrest has been made in Wednesday's bombing in Tel Aviv of a bus, an Israel Defense Forces spokeswoman Thursday.

"He is an Arab-Israeli from Taybe & was a member of Hamas," said the spokeswoman, Avital Leibovich, in a Twitter posting about the attack, in which 24 people were wounded. Taybe is a village in the West Bank.

Israeli police said that the bomb was detonated by a cell phone and that the suspect was from Ramallah on the West Bank.

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November 22nd, 2012
03:30 PM ET

At least two dead in Texas pile-ups involving 100 vehicles

At least two people were killed and an undetermined number injured in Thanksgiving Day pile-ups involving an estimated 100 cars on a foggy stretch of highway in southeast Texas, authorities said.

Officers first received a call mid-morning Thursday indicating there were multiple cars involved on a wreck on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 southwest of Beaumont in Jefferson County.

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November 22nd, 2012
09:40 AM ET

BBC appoints new director general

Tony Hall, the chief executive of the Royal Opera House and the BBC's former director of news, has been appointed the corporation's new director-general, the BBC announced Thursday.

His appointment comes after the resignation of George Entwistle earlier this month. He quit after a BBC report led to a former senior Conservative Party politician being wrongly accused of child abuse.

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Filed under: Showbiz • United Kingdom • World
November 22nd, 2012
07:47 AM ET

Thursday's live events

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at CNN.com Live!

Today's programming highlights...

Ongoing coverage - Israel-Hamas cease-fire fallout

8:00 am ET - Hector Camacho health update - Doctors in Puerto Rico update the public on the condition of boxing great Hector "Macho" Camacho, who was wounded in a shooting.

CNN.com Live is your home for breaking news as it happens.

 


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November 22nd, 2012
04:49 AM ET

31 killed in series of bombings in Pakistan

At least 31 people were killed and 68 were wounded in a series of bombings Wednesday across Pakistan, authorities said. Among the blasts was a suicide bombing in the city of Rawalpindi that left 23 dead, they said.

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