MARSHALL ISLANDS SUING THE U.S. AND THE WORLD'S EIGHT OTHER NUCLEAR-ARMED NATIONS DEMANDING THEY MEET THEIR OBLIGATIONS TOWARD DISARMAMENT *

THE PACIFIC ISLAND GROUP WAS USED FOR DOZENS OF U.S. NUCLEAR TESTS AFTER WWII *

THE MARSHALL ISLANDS CLAIMS THE NINE COUNTRIES ARE MODERNIZING THEIR NUCLEAR ARSENALS INSTEAD OF NEGOTIATING DISARMAMENT *

RUSSIA'S DEFENSE MIN ANNOUNCES NEW MILITARY EXERCISES IN RUSSIA'S SOUTH AND WEST IN REACTION TO MOUNTING UNREST IN EASTERN UKRAINE *

IN ADDITION TO EXERCISES INVOLVING GROUND TROOPS, RUSSIA SAYS AIR FORCES WILL BE PATROLLING THE BORDER *

TENSIONS IN UKRAINE AND NATO EXERCISES IN POLAND ARE CITED AS REASONS FOR THE EXERCISES *

FDA PLANS TO IMPOSE FIRST FED REGULATIONS ON ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES *

PROPOSED RULES WILL BAN SALES OF THE POPULAR DEVICES TO ANYONE UNDER 18 AND REQUIRE MAKERS TO GAIN FDA APPROVAL FOR THEIR PRODUCTS *

SALES OF E-CIGARETTES ARE EXPECTED TO APPROACH $2 BIL THIS YEAR *

TUNE IN TO FOX NEWS CHANNEL ON MONDAY FOR "OUTNUMBERED," A NEW SHOW AIRING WEEKDAYS AT NOON *

AND BE SURE TO CATCH "HAPPENING NOW" WEEKDAYS AT 11 AM AND 1 PM *

FCC PROPOSING NEW RULES ON INTERNET TRAFFIC THAT WOULD ALLOW BROADBAND PROVIDERS TO CHARGE CONTENT COMPANIES FOR ACCESS TO FASTER LANES *

THE PROPOSAL IS THE FCC'S THIRD ATTEMPT AT ENFORCING "NET NEUTRALITY," THE PRINCIPLE THAT CONSUMERS SHOULD HAVE EQUAL ACCESS TO CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET *

FCC CHMN TOM WHEELER SAYS THE PROPOSAL WOULD "RESTORE THE CONCEPTS OF NET NEUTRALITY" WHILE REMAINING CONSISTENT WITH A FED COURT RULING THAT STRUCK DOWN AGENCY RULES INTENDED TO GUARANTEE FREE AND OPEN INTERNET *

ISRAELI GOVT HALTS PEACE TALKS WITH THE PALESTINIANS IN RESPONSE TO A NEW UNITY AGREEMENT BETWEEN RIVAL PALESTINIAN FACTIONS *

MOVE FOLLOWS PALESTINIAN PRES MAHMOUD ABBAS' DECISION TO FORM A UNITY GOVT WITH THE RIVAL HAMAS MOVEMENT AFTER A SEVEN-YEAR SPLIT *

SCRAPPING THE NEGOTIATIONS WILL END SECY OF STATE JOHN KERRY'S NINE-MONTH PEACE INITIATIVE *

HAMAS IS CONSIDERED A TERROR GROUP BY ISRAEL AND THE WEST *

SAUDI ARABIA REPORTS FOUR NEW DEATHS FROM A MIDDLE EAST VIRUS RELATED TO SARS AND 36 NEW CASES OF INFECTION *

THE MIDDLE EAST RESPIRATORY SYNDROME (MERS), WHICH APPEARED IN 2012, BELONGS TO A FAMILY OF VIRUSES KNOWN AS CORONAVIRUSES THAT INCLUDE BOTH THE COMMON COLD AND SARS, WHICH KILLED SOME 800 PEOPLE WORLDWIDE IN 2003 *

THERE'S NO VACCINE OR TREATMENT FOR THE VIRUS, WHICH HAS NOW KILLED 85 PEOPLE IN SAUDI ARABIA, AND IT'S STILL UNCLEAR HOW IT'S TRANSMITTED *

SYRIAN GOVT AIRSTRIKES HIT A VEGETABLE MARKET IN THE TOWN OF ATAREB IN ALEPPO PROVINCE, KILLING AT LEAST 27 *

OFFICIALS SAY DEATH TOLL IS LIKELY TO RISE *

REBEL-HELD ATAREB IS LOCATED NEAR THE CITY OF ALEPPO, SYRIA'S LARGEST URBAN CENTER AND A MAJOR BATTLEGROUND IN THE COUNTRY'S THREE-YR-OLD CIVIL WAR *

MEANWHILE, A SECOND LAWMAKER HAS ANNOUNCED HIS CANDIDACY FOR JUNE'S PRES ELECTION *

PRO-RUSSIA INSURGENTS RELEASE AN AMERICAN JOURNALIST THEY'D HELD SINCE TUES *

SIMON OSTROVSKY OF VICE NEWS IS REPORTEDLY IN GOOD CONDITION AND HEADING TO THE CITY OF DONETSK *

OSTROVSKY DISAPPEARED TUES IN THE CITY OF SLOVYANSK, WHERE PRO-RUSSIA ARMED MEN HAVE SEIZED THE POLICE STATION AND ANOTHER GOVT BUILDING *

U.S. MEASLES CASES RISE TO THEIR HIGHEST POINT SINCE 1996 *

129 CASES HAVE BEEN REPORTED AS OF MID-APRIL, MOSTLY IN CA AND NYC *

OUTBREAK WAS LIKELY TRIGGERED BY TRAVELERS WHO CAUGHT THE VIRUS ABROAD AND SPREAD IT TO UNVACCINATED PEOPLE IN THE U.S. *

THE HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS DISEASE HAD BEEN CONSIDERED ELIMINATED AS OF 2000 *

OK GOV MARY FALLIN (R) SAYS TWO DEATH ROW INMATES WILL BE EXECUTED TUES *

OK'S SUPREME COURT RULED WED THAT THE TWO INMATES ARE NOT ENTITLED TO KNOW THE SOURCE OF THE DRUGS THAT WILL BE USED TO KILL THEM - INFO THEY HAD SOUGHT IN A LAWSUIT *

YESTERDAY'S RULING ALSO DISSOLVES A STAY OF EXECUTION ISSUED EARLIER THIS WK *