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Sydney - Australia Imposes Cockpit 'rule Of Two' After Germanwings Crash Today 12:30 AM Sydney - The Australian government imposed a requirement on Monday that its airlines have two crew members in the cockpit at all times as a safety precaution following the Germanwings crash that killed 150 passengers and crew last week. Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said the...

Kuwait - UN Warns Emergency Fund For Palestinians In Syria Near Empty Yesterday 11:43 PM Kuwait - Just four percent of emergency work in Syria for Palestinians has been funded so far this year, threatening the viability of a cash assistance program that UNRWA spokesman Christopher Gunness described on Sunday as a "lifeline" for refugees. He said the United Nations Relief and Works...


New York - Tentative Deal Is Reached On State Budget

Yesterday 10:54 PM

Albany, NY - Top New York state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have agreed on a $142 billion budget that increases school funding by $1.4 billion, enhances legislative ethics rules and implements several of Cuomo's education reforms. The deal announced late Sunday... Read More »

New York - In NYC, An Unusual Task Force Fights Home-as-Hotel Rentals

Yesterday 10:41 PM

New York, NY - From an office by the Brooklyn Bridge, a specialized team of investigators tackles a fast-growing concern in the nation's biggest... Read More »

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Egypt - Putin Letter To Arab Summit Triggers Strong Saudi Attack

Yesterday 10:11 PM

Egypt - Saudi Arabia accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy on Sunday, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for... Read More »

Washington - Schumer Urges Outlawing Gender-Based Wage Discrimination

Yesterday 09:35 PM

Washington - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for passage of legislation to outlaw gender-based pay discrimination. The New York Democrat says... Read More »

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New York - Famed Coney Island Roller Coaster Strands Riders On Opening Day

Yesterday 09:03 PM

New York - Dozens of people celebrating opening day with a free roller coaster ride at New York's Coney Island amusement park on Sunday were forced... Read More »

Damascus - Syria's Assad Says Islamic State Has Expanded Since Start Of U.S. Air Strikes

Yesterday 08:40 PM

Damascus - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in a U.S. television interview that Islamic State, which has seized swaths of territory in Syria and... Read More »

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Bnei Brak - Haredi Parties Intent On Entering Coalition By Start Of Passover

Yesterday 08:09 PM

Bnei Brak - United Torah Judaism and Shas intend to sign deals to enter Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s next government by the end of the week... Read More »

New York - Police Ramp Up Rail-Crossing Citations After Recent Crashes

Yesterday 07:25 PM

New York - A series of crashes involving trains and passenger vehicles — including deadly collisions in New York and California last month — have... Read More »

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West Bank - In Exchange For Freed Tax Funds, Palestinian Authority Won’t Pursue Israel Over Settlements At ICC

Yesterday 05:58 PM

West Bank - The Palestinian Authority will formally join the International Criminal Court on April 1, but – following Israel’s decision on Friday... Read More »

Kiryas Joel, NY - Noted Historian, Definitive Authority On Satmar, Passes Away At 63

Yesterday 04:55 PM

Kiryas Joel, NY -  A legendary historian who profiled the life of the Satmar Rebbe Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum Zt'l and was known worldwide for his... Read More »

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New York - Police: Second Body Found At Site Of New York Building Blast

Yesterday 04:36 PM

New York - A second body was found on Sunday at the site of a gas explosion last week that destroyed four New York City apartment buildings, injuring... Read More »

West Chester, PA - 2 Dead After Small Plane Crashes Near Pennsylvania Airport

Yesterday 04:12 PM

West Chester, PA - A small plane crash near a southeastern Pennsylvania airport Sunday took the lives of the only two people aboard the aircraft... Read More »

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Tel Aviv - Ancient Egyptian Beer Vessels Unearthed In Tel Aviv

Yesterday 03:00 PM

Tel Aviv - Fragments of ancient beer-brewing basins unearthed in Tel Aviv indicate that Egyptians more than 5,000 years ago had settled farther north... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel’s Government Building Becomes ‘Greenest Parliament’ In The World

Yesterday 02:16 PM

Jerusalem - With nearly 50 years of history behind Israel’s parliament building, the Classical stone structure has seen countless historical... Read More »

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Last updated: Yesterday 03:00 PM Manhattan, NY - Body Found In Rubble 3 Days After East Village Explosion

Yesterday 02:15 PM

Manhattan, NY -A body was found Sunday in the rubble left behind by an apparent gas explosion three days earlier in Manhattan's East Village, police... Read More »

Palm City, FL - Obama Golfs With Big Money, Oil Moguls In Florida

Yesterday 01:21 PM

Palm City, FL - President Barack Obama is teeing off in Florida with a trio of oil and private equity moguls. The president is spending the... Read More »

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Cairo - Egyptian Court Convicts Man And Woman Of Spying For Israel

Yesterday 12:28 PM

Cairo - An Egyptian court sentenced a man and woman to long term prison sentences Monday after finding them guilty  of spying for Israel, according to AFP. The man, Ramzy al-Shebini, was sentenced to life in prison, which in Egypt generally means 25 years.  The... Read More »

Sullivan County, NY - Rabiner Official Winner In Bloomingburg Election

Yesterday 11:58 AM

Sullivan County, NY - Nine days after a highly contested election, a Chasidic resident has successfully earned a seat on the Bloomingburg Village... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Municipality Shuts Down ‘Filthy, Rodent-Infested’ Butcher Shop In Shuk Mahane Yehuda

Yesterday 11:31 AM

Jerusalem - A butcher shop in Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda market was shut down on Thursday by the municipality after inspectors found “a large... Read More »

Washington - House Speaker Boehner: Iran Will Not Abide By Nuclear Agreement

Yesterday 10:41 AM

Washington - House Speaker John Boehner said Iran would not hold up its end of any agreement over its nuclear program, and that he was ready to... Read More »

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Egypt - Putin To Arab League: Palestinians Have Right To State With Capital In East Jerusalem

Yesterday 10:38 AM

Egypt - Moscow will support the Palestinians in their efforts to build an independent state with a capital in east Jerusalem, Russia's President... Read More »

Jerusalem - Rabbi Compares Obama To Haman, Netanyahu To Mordechai

Yesterday 10:19 AM

Jerusalem - Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, Chief Rabbi of Efrat on Saturday night compared US President Barack Obama to Haman and Prime Minister Benjamin... Read More »

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Tunis, Tunisia - Leading Suspect In Tunisia Museum Attack Killed in Anti-Terror Raid

Yesterday 10:01 AM

Tunis, Tunisia - Tunisia's prime minister said Sunday a leading suspect in a deadly museum attack on foreign tourists has been killed in... Read More »

Berlin - Germanwings Crash: Transcript Reveals Pilot's Pleas Before Deadly Crash, Co-Pilot May Have Had Detached Retina

Yesterday 09:42 AM

Berlin - The co-pilot suspected of crashing a passenger jet in the Alps may have been suffering from a detached retina but investigators are unsure... Read More »

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Manhattan, NY - Utility Found 'Hazardous Situation' In Gas Link Before East Village Blast

Yesterday 09:23 AM

Manhattan, NY - Utility workers dispatched in August to one of three buildings destroyed in an explosion and fire in Manhattan last week found... Read More »

Egyp - Arab Leaders Have Agreed To Create A Joint Arab Military Force

Yesterday 09:06 AM

Egypt - Arab leaders at a summit in Egypt announced the formation of a unified military force to counter growing security threats from Yemen to Libya... Read More »

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Nova Scotia - Air Canada Flight Slides Off Halifax Runway, 25 Injured

Yesterday 08:50 AM

Nova Scotia - An Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said... Read More »

Israel - Netanyahu: Expected Iranian Nuclear Deal Worse Than Israel Feared

Yesterday 08:31 AM

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international... Read More »

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New York - Some British Airways Frequent Flier Accounts Miles Breached

Yesterday 12:30 AM

New York - Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe. The... Read More »

Los Angeles - Train Hits Car On Tracks And Derails, 21 Hurt

March 28, 2015 11:59 PM

Los Angeles - A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring... Read More »

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Kansas City - Man Accused In Kansas Jewish Site Killings Pleads Not Guilty

March 28, 2015 11:19 PM

Kansas City - A Missouri white supremacist has pleaded not guilty to charges that he gunned down three people last year at Jewish sites in the Kansas... Read More »

France - German Pilot Visited Glider Field Near Crash Site As A Child

March 28, 2015 10:55 PM

France - The German co-pilot accused of crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps frequented a gliding club near the crash site as a child with... Read More »

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