Wesco posts higher profit, lowers full year outlook

Electrical equipment supplier Wesco International Inc. lowered its outlook for full year earnings despite recording record sales in the second quarter. The South Side-based company said it was seeing “improving sales momentum,â€� but not enough of a recovery to overcome “a softer than anticipated start to the yearâ€� when severe winter […]

Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Pools of blood soiled the school courtyard, amid scattered books […]

Austrians investigate disturbance at Israeli game

Federal and local law enforcement agencies in Austria are investigating an incident in which pro-Palestinian protesters stormed the pitch during a football match between an Israeli club and a French team. Players and protesters clashed on the field late Wednesday in Bischofshofen, near Salzburg, in a pre-season friendly late Wednesday between Maccabi Haifa and French […]