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Washington - Hagel Urges Moshe Ya'alon for Cease-Fire in Israel-Gaza Conflict Today 01:41 AM Washington - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has called for a humanitarian cease-fire that would lead to a permanent end to the fighting in Gaza as well as the disarmament of Hamas. Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said Hagel called for the cease-fire and expressed concern about the...

Riverhead, NY - 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Long Island Skydive Accident Today 01:15 AM Riverhead, NY - A skydiving accident on Long Island has killed one man and seriously injured another. Riverhead police say it happened Wednesday afternoon at Calverton's Skydive Long Island company, which says it offers the highest jumps on Long Island at 13,500 feet. Police say one man was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the...


Albany, NY - NY Ranks Among Top 5 States For Kids' Health

Today 01:00 AM

Albany, NY - New York ranks among the top five states for children’s health, according to the 25th edition of the Kids Count Data Book released by... Read More »

Washington - Investigation: Terror Threats At Chemical Plants Underestimated

Today 12:35 AM

Washington - The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect... Read More »

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New York, NY - NYPD Unions Lose Bid To Challenge Stop-and-Frisk Settlement

Today 12:15 AM

New York, NY - A judge has rejected efforts by police unions to overturn a court ruling concluding that New York City's stop-frisk tactics sometimes... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - One Arrested in Flatbush Elevator Attack, NYPD Searching for Second Suspect

Yesterday 11:53 PM

Brooklyn, NY - One person has been arrested tonight in Sunday night’s vicious beating of an 18 year old woman in Midwood, who was dragged out of an... Read More »

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New York - Twitter's Surge Revives Valuation Debate

Yesterday 11:45 PM

New York - The surge in Twitter Inc's stock has revived debate about whether it warrants a valuation five times that of Facebook Inc , its biggest... Read More »

Hunter, NY - Woman Plunges To Death Over Cliff In Catskills While Trying To Take Photo

Yesterday 11:41 PM

Hunter, NY - Authorities say a 23-year-old woman trying to take a picture by the edge of a cliff in the Catskill Mountains died after falling more... Read More »

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New York - Cuomo Again Defends Handling Of Corruption Probe

Yesterday 11:19 PM

New York - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled to Long Island on Wednesday to promise help for homeowners after Superstorm Sandy and ended up dealing... Read More »

New York - Researchers: World Trade Center Ship Dates To 1773

Yesterday 11:00 PM

New York - Researchers say a ship unearthed at the site of New York's World Trade Center predates American independence. Columbia University... Read More »

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San Diego, CA - Small Plane Crashes In San Diego Costco Shopping Parking Lot; 1 Dead

Yesterday 10:51 PM

San Diego, CA - A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing one woman on board and seriously injuring... Read More »

Washington - Michelle Obama Says The 'Blood Of Africa' Runs Through Her Veins

Yesterday 10:30 PM

Washington - First lady Michelle Obama embraced her family’s African roots in a speech on Wednesday, telling a group of young Africans that the... Read More »

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Beirut - Report: Hezbollah Commander Killed In Iraq

Yesterday 10:00 PM

Beirut - A Hezbollah commander has died during a mission in Iraq, sources familiar with the incident said on Wednesday, indicating the Lebanese group... Read More »

Jerusalem - Dissent Quieted With Most Israelis Behind Gaza War

Yesterday 09:21 PM

Jerusalem - Despite Israeli casualties and world criticism, a near-consensus in Israel supports the government's conduct of the Gaza war, views Hamas... Read More »

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United Nations - 32 Nations Back Judaism's Yom Kippur As UN Holiday

Yesterday 08:45 PM

United Nations - Thirty-two countries have written to a U.N. General Assembly committee asking the United Nations to recognize Judaism's holiest... Read More »

London - Anti-Semitic Incidents At Record Levels In Britain As Gaza Conflict Rages

Yesterday 08:09 PM

London - Anti-Semitic incidents in Britain have risen to a near record level since the start of an Israeli assault on the Palestinian enclave of... Read More »

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Tehran - Iran Says Egypt Dragging Its Feet On Allowing Aid To Gaza

Yesterday 08:00 PM

Tehran - Iran criticised Egypt on Wednesday for delays in issuing permits to bring in aid to Gaza and to transport wounded women and children out of... Read More »

Kiryas Joel, NY - Man Arrested For Sexual Misconduct With Teen Boy

Yesterday 07:49 PM

Kirays Joel, NY - The New York State Police in Monroe arrested a Kiryas Joel Man for sexual misconduct with an underage teen. In its Press Release Police said that 27 year old Joel Mendlowitz had been involved in a sexual relationship with a 15 year old boy, also... Read More »

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Rome - Vandals Strike Back With New Anti-Semitic Graffiti In Jewish Neighborhood In Rome

Yesterday 07:20 PM

Rome - Less than 24 hrs. after the slogan "Jews your end is near" was removed from a wall in the Prati neighborhood in Rome, vandals have replaced the graffiti, leaving the message "Torch the synagogues" on the same wall. GAZZETTADELSUD.it (http://bit.ly/1k7KVcT... Read More »

Washington - House Republicans Vote To Sue Obama Over Healthcare Law

Yesterday 07:06 PM

Washington - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack... Read More »

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Ottawa, Canada - Canadian PM: Hamas Solely To Blame For Palestinian Casualties

Yesterday 06:55 PM

Ottawa, Canada - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is reiterating his government’s hard line against Hamas, saying it is solely responsible for the... Read More »

Washington - U.S. Takes Tougher Line Against Gaza Casualties, State Dept. Calls Reports Of Harsh Obama-Netanyahu Phone Call "Complete Crap"

Yesterday 06:30 PM

Washington - The Obama administration condemned the deadly shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza Wednesday, using tough, yet carefully worded... Read More »

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Cleveland Heights, OH - Cleveland Delivery Driver Charged With Vehicular Homicide In Death Of Rabbi

Yesterday 06:05 PM

Cleveland Heights, OH - Vehicular homicide charges have been filed against a Kosher market delivery driver from Cleveland after he killed an 83... Read More »

La Paz, Bolivia - Bolivia To Require Visas For Israeli Travelers

Yesterday 05:29 PM

La Paz, Bolivia - Bolivia's leftist president has declared Israel a "terrorist state" because of its offensive in the Gaza Strip, and his government... Read More »

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Washington - White House Threatens To Veto House Border Bill

Yesterday 05:05 PM

Washington - A bill to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border won a temporary reprieve in the Senate Wednesday as lawmakers... Read More »

Isarel - Security Cabinet Directs IDF To Continue Operation

Yesterday 04:20 PM

Israel - The security cabinet directed the IDF on Wednesday to continue to forcefully hit Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and to complete the job of... Read More »

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Washington - Ex-IRS Official Called Conservatives 'Crazies'

Yesterday 03:48 PM

Washington - A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called some right-wing Republicans "crazies" and more in emails... Read More »

Gaza Strip - Israeli Troops, Using Sniffer Dogs And Robots, Hunt For Gaza Tunnels

Yesterday 03:27 PM

Gaza Strip - Israeli Colonel Tomer was literally tipped off to the tunnel snaking under a Palestinian village when the tank-churned earth gave way... Read More »

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United Nations - UN Chief Calls Attack On Gaza School 'Shameful'

Yesterday 03:12 PM

United Nations - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack on a U.N. school in Gaza that killed at least 16 people early Wednesday as... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Security Video Shows Flatbush Beating, Police Turning To Public For Assistance

Yesterday 03:00 PM

Brooklyn, NY - The NYPD is asking the public for help as it attempts to locate two men who assaulted and robbed an 18 year old woman in Midwood this... Read More »

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Kansas City, MO - Obama To GOP: 'Stop Just Hating All The Time'

Yesterday 02:45 PM

Kansas City, MO - Pointing the finger at Republicans for congressional inaction, President Barack Obama chided lawmakers Wednesday for spending the... Read More »

Zhitomer, Ukraine - Chabad-Lubavich Opens First Jewish Refugee Camp In Ukraine

Yesterday 02:30 PM

Zhitomer, Ukraine - Following a month of terror in war-torn Lugansk, some 250 Jewish refugees have arrived safely at Ukraine's first Jewish refugee... Read More »

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London - Historic English Pier Engulfed In Flames

Yesterday 02:15 PM

London - A huge fire sending thick plumes of black smoke into the air has engulfed the historic Eastbourne Pier on the English seafront, 70 miles... Read More »

Last updated: Yesterday 05:49 PM Washington - Defense Officials Say U.S. Re-Supplying Israel With Ammunition

Yesterday 02:02 PM

Washington - The United States has allowed Israel, waging an offensive in the Gaza Strip, to tap a local U.S. arms stockpile in the past week to... Read More »

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