Haifa fire overcome but blazes rage elsewhere in Israel

JERUSALEM — Israeli firefighters on Friday reined in a blaze that had spread across the country’s third-largest city of Haifa and forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes, but continued to battle more than a dozen other fires around the country for the fourth day in a row. The over 60,000 Israelis evacuated …

Troy escapes with a 65-63 win over Hawaii

Troy escapes with a 65-63 win over Hawaii Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Troy escapes with a 65-63 win over Hawaii Jordon Varnado and Wesley Person each scored 14 points and Troy held on for a 65-63 victory over Hawaii on Friday night Post to …

Actelion shares surge on reported J&J takeover approach

By Paul Arnold and Ludwig Burger | ZURICH/FRANKFURT ZURICH/FRANKFURT Nov 25 Shares in Actelion Ltd jumped as much as 19 percent to record highs on Friday on reports that U.S. healthcare company Johnson & Johnson was interested in a takeover of the fast-growing Swiss biotechnology firm. A person familiar with the situation told Reuters that …