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Caracas - Maduro Says Venezuela Detains U.S. Citizens; Announces Moves Against U.S. Today 02:00 AM Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday his government had detained U.S. citizens, including a pilot, on suspicion of espionage, in a move likely to strain already tense relations between Washington and Caracas. Maduro also said his government would order a reduction in...

Washington - Obama, Netanyahu On Collision Course 6 Years In The Making Today 01:15 AM Washington - For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions, a high-stakes endeavor both men see as a centerpiece of their legacies. The coming weeks will put the relationship between...


Pittsburgh, PA - 'Jihadi John' In 'P' Hat Sickens Pirates

Today 12:45 AM

Pittsburgh, PA - The Pittsburgh Pirates say it's "absolutely sickening" to see a photo of the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" wearing a... Read More »

Omaha, NE - Buffett Reflects On His Firm's Success And Strength

Today 12:15 AM

Omahas, NE - Investor Warren Buffett believes his company, Berkshire Hathaway, will continue to thrive for decades thanks to its vast and varied... Read More »

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North Korea - Leader Kim Jong-Un Ha Tells Army: 'Prepare For War'

Yesterday 11:41 PM

North Korea - Leader Kim Jong-Un has urged his army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media said Saturday, as Pyongyang... Read More »

Gaza - Hamas Says Egypt Listing It As Terrorist Organization Is 'shocking And Dangerous'

Yesterday 11:30 PM

Gaza - An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly... Read More »

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London - German-based Anti-Islam Group Holds First Rally In England

Yesterday 10:55 PM

London - The German-based anti-Islam group PEGIDA held its first rally in Britain Saturday, sparking scuffles as police tried to keep the group away... Read More »

New York - ADL Denounces Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's Susan Rice Attack Ad In NY Times

Yesterday 10:35 PM

New York - The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) strongly criticized an ad in Saturday‚Äôs (Feb 28) New York Times calling National Security Advisor... Read More »

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Washington - Democrats Caught Between Obama, Netanyahu On Speech

Yesterday 10:19 PM

Washington - Jewish House Democrats personally offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a chance to lower the political temperature after he... Read More »

New York - Anti-Israel Divestment Push Gains Traction At US Colleges

Yesterday 10:04 PM

New York - The lecture hall had filled quickly. Several students arrived wearing keffiyehs, the traditional Palestinian headscarves, while in the... Read More »

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Tehran - Iran Official Criticizes Israeli Leader's 'scaremongering'

Yesterday 09:30 PM

Tehran - Iran's top nuclear negotiator said Saturday that "scaremongering" by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won't stop the Islamic... Read More »

Maryland - Rabbi Accused Of Videotaping Women In Mikvah Resigns From University

Yesterday 08:55 PM

Maryland - An Orthodox rabbi who pleaded guilty to videotaping nude women in a ritual bath in Washington has resigned from his post at Towson... Read More »

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Sullivan County, NY - Lone $127M Mega Millions Winning Jackpot Ticket Sold In South Fallsburg

Yesterday 08:15 PM

Sullivan County, NY - The New York Lottery today confirmed that a jackpot-winning ticket for the February 27 Mega Millions drawing was purchased at... Read More »

Jerusalem - On Eve Of US Trip, Netanyahu Takes Iran Campaign To 'Kotel'

Yesterday 08:00 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu took his campaign against a nuclear deal with Iran to Jerusalem's sacred Western Wall on Saturday, on... Read More »

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Oxon Hill, MD - Rand Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll, Scott Walker Close Second

Yesterday 07:17 PM

Oxon Hill, MD - Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw... Read More »

Russia - Boris Nemtsov, Top Critic Of Putin, Shot Dead In Moscow, Police Hunt Killers

Yesterday 07:05 PM

Moscow - Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis, was shot dead steps from the Kremlin... Read More »

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Los Angeles, CA - Noted Jewish Actor Leonard Nimoy, Famous As Mr. Spock On 'Star Trek,' Dies

February 27, 2015 04:16 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr... Read More »

Washington - Signed Contracts To Buy US Homes Rise To 18-month High

February 27, 2015 03:45 PM

Washington - The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose at a healthy pace in January, a sign that home sales are poised to... Read More »

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Lichfield, England - Debates Rage Over Color Of Dress Photographed In Rare Light

February 27, 2015 03:15 PM

Lichfield, England - It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white? Friends and co-workers worldwide... Read More »

Montreal - Judge Denies Woman Hearing Until Hijab Removed

February 27, 2015 03:00 PM

Montreal - A Quebec judge told a Muslim woman appearing in a Montreal courtroom she would not hear her case until she removed her head scarf, CBC news reported on Thursday. The broadcaster, citing an audio recording it obtained of the proceedings, said Judge Eliana... Read More »

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Washington - Holder Says U.S. Malls Should 'Step Up' Security

February 27, 2015 02:40 PM

Washington - Shopping mall operators need to increase security through more staff, cameras and other techniques in light of threats made against the... Read More »

Berlin - Millions Of Young Risk Hearing Loss From Loud Music, UN Says

February 27, 2015 02:27 PM

Berlin - The World Health Organization says millions of young people around the world are at risk of hearing loss from loud music. The U.N. agency... Read More »

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Oxon Hill, MD - Rubio: Obama Sees Deal With Iran As His Legacy

February 27, 2015 02:00 PM

Oxon Hill, MD - President Barack Obama's health care law was the legacy of his first term and he is pursuing a nuclear deal with Iran as the hallmark... Read More »

Denmark - Scandinavians Form Human Chains After Synagogue Attacks

February 27, 2015 01:30 PM

Denmark - Thousands of people of different faiths have gathered in Denmark and Sweden in a show of unity after attacks against Jews in Europe. In... Read More »

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Jefferson City, MO - Missouri Auditor Upset Over Jewish Faith Comments Dies In 'Apparent Suicide,'

February 27, 2015 01:07 PM

Jefferson City, MO - Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police... Read More »

Jerusalem - Former Israeli Mossad Chief Slams Netanyahu On Iran Handling

February 27, 2015 12:30 PM

Jerusalem - A former chief of Israel's Mossad spy agency is slamming the prime minister's handling of the Iranian nuclear threat. Ahead of... Read More »

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Washington - US Senate To Call For European Nations To Appoint Anti-Semitism Envoys

February 27, 2015 11:55 AM

Washington - The US Senate will likely soon call on European leaders to appoint national anti-Semitism czars to monitor and combat hate against their... Read More »

Rome - Italian Lawmakers Urge Recognition Of Palestinian State

February 27, 2015 11:19 AM

Rome - Italian lawmakers on Friday backed a non-binding resolution that encourages the government to recognise Palestine as a state, a move that... Read More »

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Oxon Hill, MD - Rick Perry Tells CPAC: Obama Has Made The World Less Safe

February 27, 2015 10:55 AM

Oxon Hill, MD - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the Islamic State group seizing territory in the Middle East represents the worst threat to freedom... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Williamsburg Chasidic Historian Instrumental in Locating Chofetz Chaim Footage

February 27, 2015 10:07 AM

Brooklyn, NY - A Williamsburg man with a passion for rabbinic dynasties and old seforim, manuscripts, footage and photographs is being credited with... Read More »

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El-arish, Egypt - Gaza Tunnel Collapses, Killing Senior Egyptian Officer

February 27, 2015 09:22 AM

El-arish, Egypt - Egyptian security officials say a senior army officer was killed and another was injured when a cross-border smuggling tunnel with... Read More »

Last updated: February 27, 2015 01:24 PM Tyrone, MO - Police: 7 Fatally Shot, Gunman Dead In Southeastern Missouri

February 27, 2015 09:02 AM

Tyrone, MO - A gunman killed seven people and wounded an eighth person in an overnight house-to-house rampage in a small town in the Missouri Ozarks before apparently committing suicide in a vehicle, authorities said Friday. The victims were found in four homes in... Read More »

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Washington - Kerry Heading To Switzerland With Zarif, As Benjamin Netanyahu Goes To Washington

February 27, 2015 08:26 AM

Washington - While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is addressing a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, US Secretary of State John Kerry will be... Read More »

London - UK Spies Face Questions About Failure To Stop 'Jihadi John'

February 27, 2015 08:07 AM

London - British spy agencies are facing questions about how a young Londoner who was on their radar as part of terrorist investigations was able to... Read More »

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