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Washington - U.S. Pro-Israel Lobby Opposes Push To Toughen Iran Nuclear Bill Yesterday 06:43 PM Washington - An influential pro-Israel lobbying group is pressuring U.S. lawmakers not to support amendments to toughen a bill that lets Congress review a nuclear agreement with Iran, hoping to avoid a partisan battle that could doom the legislation. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee...

London - British Cell Phone Company EE Accused Of Anti-Semitism Yesterday 06:00 PM London – Britain’s biggest cell phone company, EE, is investigating one of their own stores in north London after patrons accused the store of refusing service to two Orthodox Jews. Patrons claimed the store refused to give free portable phone chargers as part of an EE promotion to Jewish...


Last updated: Yesterday 06:52 PM Coeymans, NY - 15 Loose Buffaloes That Crossed New York Highway Are Killed (video)

Yesterday 05:07 PM

Coeymans, NY - Authorities say the 15 buffaloes that escaped from a farm have been shot and killed because they became a danger after crossing the... Read More »

Wrightstown, NJ - World War II Bomb Detonated At New Jersey Military Base

Yesterday 04:30 PM

Wrightstown, NJ - The ground shook near a New Jersey military base as an explosives team detonated a 500-pound World War II bomb. The unexploded ordnance was taken to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst after it was discovered in Middlesex County on Thursday. The... Read More »

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New York - Nasdaq, S&P 500 End At Record Highs Lead By Gains In Big Technology Stocks

Yesterday 04:13 PM

New York - Big gains by Amazon, Microsoft and Google sending technology stocks to a higher close. The broader market also rose Friday, but not as much. The Nasdaq composite rose again, a day after beating its record-high close from the peak of the dot-com boom 15... Read More »

New York - Cuomo: $1 Billion To Be Devoted To Commuter Rail Safety

Yesterday 03:33 PM

New York - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the nation's largest commuter rail network, is on track to receive a nearly $1 billion federal... Read More »

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Tokyo - Apple Watch Goes On Sale In Low-Key Launch At Select Boutiques

Yesterday 03:00 PM

Tokyo - A small group of Japanese tech-addicts lined up in Tokyo to become the first consumers to buy the Apple Watch from selected stores on Friday... Read More »

New York - Swedish Police On Vacation Break Up Fight On NYC Subway

Yesterday 02:29 PM

New York - New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton is thanking four Swedish law enforcement officers who broke up a fight on the... Read More »

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New York - New York's MTA Finds New Way To Ban 'Killing Jews' Ad

Yesterday 02:00 PM

New York - Stung by a court ruling ordering it to display a controversial ad from an anti-Muslim group on its buses, New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority may adopt a new policy that it said would let it ban the ad after all. According to a letter... Read More »

Washington - Hostage Deaths A Reminder Of Risk Of 'Deadly Mistakes'

Yesterday 01:29 PM

Washingotn - Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the "heartbreaking tragedy" of accidental civilian... Read More »

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Last updated: Yesterday 04:11 PM New York - Statue Of Liberty Deemed Safe After Bomb Threat

Yesterday 01:25 PM

New York - Law enforcement authorities determined the Statue of Liberty and surrounding areas were safe on Friday after a bomb scare led to the... Read More »

Washington - Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal Of Libel Suit By Abbas' Son

Yesterday 12:51 PM

Washington - A federal appeals court has upheld a decision to throw out a $10 million libel suit by the son of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit agreed Friday that Yasser Abbas cannot make a defamation... Read More »

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Last updated: Yesterday 02:11 PM New York, NY - One Killed In NYC Crane Accident

Yesterday 12:26 PM

New York, NY - A man was killed in an accident at a midtown Manhattan construction site, a spokesman for the Fire Department of New York said on... Read More »

Pakistan - Al-Qaeda Spokesman With Jewish Roots Killed In US Drone Strike Seen As Big Blow For Militants

Yesterday 12:09 PM

Pakistan - The killing of an American who directed al Qaeda's media campaign from his Pakistani hideout is likely to be a big blow for the militants... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Shocked By Assault Of IDF Officer During Mea Shearim Visit

Yesterday 11:45 AM

Jerusalem - Unidentified assailants assaulted an IDF officer who came to visit soldiers in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim on... Read More »

Warsaw, Poland - Poland Protests Mattel Game That Refers To 'Nazi Poland'

Yesterday 11:00 AM

Warsaw, Poland - The Polish government has demanded that toy producer Mattel recall a party game and correct a card that refers to "Nazi Poland,"... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Arrests 2 Palestinians After Jewish Man Found In Car Trunk With Stab Wounds

Yesterday 10:34 AM

Jerusalem - A 60-year-old Jewish man from Tel Aviv was found bound and stabbed in the trunk of a car in A-Tur, an Arab neighborhood in east... Read More »

New York - Diet Pepsi Dropping Aspartame On Customer Concerns

Yesterday 10:09 AM

New York - PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial... Read More »

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Gaza - Rooftop Restaurant Provides Rare Bright Spot in Gaza

Yesterday 09:44 AM

Gaza - When nightfall descends upon Gaza, the glittering lights of the Level Up restaurant seem to be the only bright spot in this darkened... Read More »

Tel Aviv - Israel Ranked 11th Happiest Country In The World

Yesterday 09:19 AM

Tel Aviv - The annual World Happiness Report published on Thursday by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has ranked Israel as the... Read More »

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New York - Comcast Walking Away From $45B Time Warner Cable Deal

Yesterday 08:44 AM

New York - Comcast is dropping its $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable after heavy regulatory pushback. The combined company would put nearly 30... Read More »

Vienna - Iran Says Nuclear Talks Making Gradual Headway

Yesterday 08:33 AM

Vienna - Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers are making good but slow progress as they work toward a June 30 deadline for a final deal... Read More »

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Rome - Italy Seeks Explanation From U.S. 3-Month Info. Delay In Hostage Death

Yesterday 08:05 AM

Rome - Italy said Friday it wanted more information from the United States about how an Italian aid worker was killed in a U.S. drone strike on the... Read More »

Berlin - German Lawmakers Defy Turkey, Call Massacre Of Armenians 'Genocide'

Yesterday 07:50 AM

Berlin - The German parliament overwhelmingly approved on Friday a resolution branding the mass killings of up to 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman... Read More »

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Milan - Italy Arrests 18 Terror Suspects, 2 Former Osama Bin Laden's Bodyguards

Yesterday 07:29 AM

Milan - An Italian prosecutor says Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also... Read More »

Washington - Clinton Gives Glimpse Of How She Plans To Run As A Woman

Yesterday 12:36 AM

Washington - Hillary Rodham Clinton's passionate speech Thursday appealing for expanded rights and opportunities for woman in the U.S. and around the... Read More »

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Washington - Biden, Seeking To Ease U.S.-Israel Strains, Pledges Delivery Of New Warplanes

Yesterday 12:06 AM

Washington - Seeking to ease U.S.-Israeli tensions, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday promised Israel delivery of top-flight fighter jets next... Read More »

New York - Applause, Skepticism Greet NYC Mayor's Anti-poverty Plan

April 23, 2015 11:25 PM

New York - New York City aims to lift 800,000 people out of poverty's clutches within a decade — nearly as many people who live in San Francisco... Read More »

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Orlando, FL - Universal Orlando Makes Metal Detectors Permanent

April 23, 2015 10:54 PM

Orlando, FL - Visitors will have to pass through metal detectors placed outside three roller coasters to deter them from taking keys, phones, loose... Read More »

Hartford, CT - Officials: Illness On Flight Diverted To Buffalo Remains A Mystery

April 23, 2015 10:32 PM

Hartford, CT - A U.S. official says the cause of illnesses among passengers on a SkyWest flight to Connecticut remains a mystery to... Read More »

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Washington - Former Brooklyn Law Enforcer To Bring Prosecutor's Perspective To Justice Dept.

April 23, 2015 10:00 PM

Washington - As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting terrorism, preventing cyberattacks and dealing with police... Read More »

Jerusalem - Photo Of Israeli Silence On El Al Flight Goes Viral

April 23, 2015 09:19 PM

Jerusalem - A Facebook photo showing Israelis standing on an El Al Flight heading to Madrid Tuesday night to honor Israel Independence Day has gone... Read More »

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Washington - Downplaying Rift, Biden Defends Obama's Support For Israel

April 23, 2015 08:57 PM

Washington - Downplaying the U.S. rift with Israel, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday staunchly defended President Barack Obama's record of... Read More »

Manhattan, NY - New York's Times Square News 'Zipper' Stuck On Replay For Days

April 23, 2015 08:41 PM

Manhattan, NY - The scrolling Times Square "zipper" has served like an electronic town crier for generations of New Yorkers, breaking such historic news as the end of World War II, a headline that sent a nurse into a sailor's arms for a world-famous kiss. But this... Read More »

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