By Curtis Skinner NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets of New York City on Friday evening to protest Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip and demand an end to the violence that has already killed nearly 850 Palestinians. Waving Palestinian flags and signs condemning Israel for the offensive, many called for an end to U.S. aid to the country. We just want them to live like human beings," said Ramsey Jamal, 37, a Palestinian-American from Montgomery, New York. Israel began its offensive earlier this month, citing a surge in rocket attacks launched from Hamas militants in Gaza.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership was deemed to be constitutional Friday by a federal appeals court, which said it legitimately regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment free speech rights.