Language - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Language Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli Cabinet committee is pushing forward a bill that downgrades Arabic as an official language of the country. The Ministerial Committee for Legislation voted Sunday to present the controversial "nation-state bill" that states "the right to realize self-determination in the State of Israel is unique to the Jewish people." ... Sun, 07 May 2017 12:28:00 GMT 2017-05-07T12:28:00Z Professor wants more college classes taught in Hawaiian HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A University of Hawaii professor is working to get an entire curriculum at the university taught in Hawaiian to supplement the language courses taught to children across the state. About 3,000 students in preschool through high school are involved in Hawaiian language immersion programs statewide, associate professor Larry Kimura told ... Sat, 04 Mar 2017 22:12:00 GMT 2017-03-04T22:12:00Z Lawyer: Prosecutors threatened Park's confidant during probe SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A lawyer for the jailed woman at the center of the biggest South Korean political scandal in decades said Thursday that prosecutors threatened to "annihilate" her family and used other abusive language during questioning. Prosecutors denied the accusations and expressed strong regret over them. The woman, Choi Soon-sil, a longtim... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 06:40:00 GMT 2017-01-26T06:40:00Z Macedonia conservatives face tough coalition talks SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian conservative leader has been formally granted a mandate to form the country's next coalition government following an early general election last month. The 46-year-old former prime minister's VMRO-DPMNE party won 51 seats in 120-member parliament and on Monday was three weeks to secure the 61 seats needed to form a government. Nikola Gruev... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:15:00 GMT 2017-01-09T14:15:00Z OBJ fined for verbal abuse of official on the field NEW YORK (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. was fined $12,154 for verbal abuse/excessive profanity toward an official following the Giants' 24-14 loss at Pittsburgh last weekend. The fine wasn't related to Beckham's postgame comments to reporters when he described an unsettling exchange with one official, complained about several non-calls and suggested referee Terry McAulay's crew sh... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:21:00 GMT 2016-12-09T23:21:00Z