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Washington - Report: Obama Rode Elevator With Armed Man Today 07:45 PM Washington - President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols, according to published reports. The latest embarrassment for the Secret Service comes after agency Director Julia Pierson on Tuesday took full responsibility for a Sept. 19 breach of security when a man carrying a knife got into the White House. The Washington...

New York - NYC Cracking Down On Unsafe Taxi Drivers Today 07:02 PM New York - New York City is cracking down on unsafe taxi drivers. The Taxi and Limousine Commission issued 5,000 safety-related summonses so far this year. That's a 95 percent increase from last year. The New York Post (http://bit.ly/1nEac0q ) reports that the jump came even as the number of...


Washington - Weather Service Storm Forecasts Get More Localized

Today 06:12 PM

Washington - The next time some nasty storms are heading your way, the National Weather Service says it will have a better forecast of just how... Read More »

New York - Pregnant Woman Put On Ground Talks To Prosecutors

Today 05:58 PM

New York - A pregnant woman whose altercation with police led to her being put on the ground belly-first met with prosecutors on Tuesday to talk... Read More »

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Washington - Accused White House Intruder Indicted

Today 05:35 PM

Washington - Accused White House fence-jumper Omar J. Gonzalez was indicted Tuesday on federal and local charges for allegedly intruding into the... Read More »

United Nations - Israel, Palestinians Part Ways In Dueling Speeches

Today 04:55 PM

United Nations - In a pair of fiery speeches at the United Nations, the Israeli and Palestinian leaders appear to have abandoned any hope of reviving... Read More »

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Dallas, TX - CDC Confirms First Ebola Case Diagnosed In US

Today 04:50 PM

Dallas, TX - A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United... Read More »

Washington - White House Urges Secret Service To Release Probe

Today 04:25 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama's spokesman is urging the Secret Service to release results of its investigation into a White House intrusion as... Read More »

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New York, NY - Netanyahu Addresses Jewish Leaders In New York

Today 03:52 PM

New York, NY - If Iran becomes a nuclear threshold state, the prospect of regime change inside the Islamic Republic will fade even further, Prime... Read More »

Blooming Grove, PA - Police On Manhunt For Suspect In Trooper Ambush Find Pipe Bombs In Woods

Today 03:25 PM

Blooming Grove, PA - State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods... Read More »

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San Francisco - Microsoft Names Next Operating System 'Windows 10'

Today 03:16 PM

San Francisco - The next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize... Read More »

Hong Kong - Hong Kong Leader Rejects Protesters' Demands

Today 02:49 PM

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand... Read More »

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Ukraine - Borough Park Man Robbed At Gunpoint In Uman, Uses iPhone App To Locate Thief

Today 02:15 PM

Ukraine - A Brooklyn man who was in Uman for Rosh Hashana found himself staring at the business end of a gun on Monday during a taxi ride from Uman... Read More »

New York - Ex-NY Gov. Pataki Mulling Presidential Run

Today 02:00 PM

New York - Former New York Gov. George Pataki is reportedly considering running for president in 2016, though a former aide says talk of a campaign... Read More »

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Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip - Gaza Lions Sent To Jordan After War Damages Zoo

Today 01:20 PM

Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip - A trio of scrawny lions was brought into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday en route to a better life at a wildlife sanctuary in... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - With Hate Crimes On The Rise, Brooklyn DA Launches New Unit

Today 01:00 PM

Brooklyn, NY - The Brooklyn district attorney has created a hate crimes unit to deal with a rise in reported racially and religiously motivated... Read More »

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Sacramento, CA - California Becomes First State To Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags

Today 12:42 PM

Sacramento, CA - Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, driven to... Read More »

New York - Shabbos Texting App Stirs Controversy

Today 12:16 PM

New York - A soon to be launched Kickstarter campaign, which hopes to raise funds for the development of what is sure to be a much-discussed... Read More »

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Washington - Secret Service Head Takes Onus For WH Breach

Today 12:15 PM

Washington - Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said Tuesday she takes full responsibility for the... Read More »

New York - News Corp To Buy Real Estate Website Operator Move For $950 Mln

Today 12:00 PM

New York - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp will buy Move Inc the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its... Read More »

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Tehran, Iran - Sister Of Slain Iranian Scientist Says Israel Not Responsible For Death

Today 11:49 AM

Tehran, Iran – The sister of an Iranian nuclear physicist who was killed in 2007 says he was murdered not by Israel, as largely believed, but by... Read More »

New York - Report: New Yorkers Fled To Suburbs But Offspring Seek City Life

Today 11:22 AM

New York - From the 1950s to the 1980s, families in the New York City area fled to the outer suburbs, but their offspring are heading back in droves... Read More »

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New York - NY Looks To Expedite Medical Marijuana For Epilepsy Patients

Today 10:38 AM

New York - New York has requested federal permission to import out-of-state marijuana so children and young adults with epilepsy can get medication... Read More »

Baghdad - Iraqi Scholar: Jews Persuaded Bush To Invade Iraq In 2003 Because Of Torah Prophecy

Today 10:17 AM

Baghdad - A new book by an Iraqi scholar argues that the Jews persuaded US President George W. Bush to invade Iraq in 2003, as part of a global... Read More »

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New York, NY - De Blasio To Sign Executive Order To Expand Living Wage Law To Thousands More

Today 10:13 AM

New York, NY - Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to expand the city's living wage measure to include thousands of additional workers, as well as increase... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Thousands Of Children To Participate In Tehilim Event

Today 10:03 AM

Brooklyn, NY - Tens of thousands of children will participate today in the annual Tehilim prayer event that is being held in Brooklyn. The Tehilim Asifa which takes place at the Bobover synagogue in Borough Park section of Brooklyn, NY, is an event that unifies... Read More »

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Kansas City - Muslim NFL Player Penalized For Praying After Touchdown

Today 09:54 AM

Kansas City - Social media was abuzz Tuesday morning after a Muslim player for an American professional football team was penalized for praying in a... Read More »

Jerusalem - Postal Service Issues Commemorative Stamp For Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

Today 09:19 AM

Jerusalem - The Stamp Authority of the Postal Service has issued a new stamp this month in honor of the late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, a revered religious... Read More »

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Istanbul - Turkey Prepares For Bigger Role In Fight Against Islamic State

Today 09:02 AM

Istanbul - Turkey is likely to gain parliamentary approval for cross-border military operations in Syria and Iraq this week as Islamic State... Read More »

London - PM Cameron: British European Union Exit 'Wouldn't Break My Heart'

Today 08:41 AM

London - Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday he would not be heartbroken if Britain left the European Union because he felt little... Read More »

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Kiev - Ukraine Prosecutor Opens Criminal Case Against Russian Officials

Today 08:16 AM

Kiev - Ukrainian state prosecutors said on Tuesday they had opened a criminal investigation against a Russian law enforcement agency, accusing it of... Read More »

Washington - US Disagrees With Netanyahu On Iran, ISIS And Hamas

Today 07:56 AM

Washington - The US State Department said Monday in a press conference that it disagrees with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's assertion during... Read More »

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San Jose, CA - eBay To Separate From PayPal

Today 07:43 AM

San Jose, CA - PayPal is splitting from eBay and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year. Almost a year after billionaire Carl Icahn opened a proxy fight pushing for the spinoff of PayPal, eBay President and CEO John Donahoe... Read More »

Kabul - U.S., Afghanistan Sign Deal Allowing 9,800 U.S. Troops To Remain In Country

Today 07:30 AM

Kabul - Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow American troops to stay in the... Read More »

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