By Dan Williams, Patricia Zengerle and Matt Spetalnick JERUSALEM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Negotiations meant to enshrine U.S. defense aid for Israel over the next decade have snagged on disputes about the size, scope and fine print of a new multibillion-dollar package, officials say. Five months into the talks, several U.S. and Israeli officials disclosed details about the disputes to Reuters on condition of anonymity. The U.S. and Israeli governments said negotiations were continuing, declining to elaborate.
Ninety-four of the city's 97 public schools were closed as a result of the "sickout" on Tuesday, according to Chrystal Wilson, a spokeswoman for Michigan's largest public school system. The teachers' union, the Detroit Federation of Teachers, said in a statement that it is seeking a guarantee that teachers will get paid for their work. "Their failure to give us that guarantee is tantamount to a lock-out," the statement said, referring to school system officials.