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Baltimore - Violence Erupts After Funeral Of Baltimore Man Who Died In Police Custody Today 04:23 PM Baltimore - Hundreds of young people faced off with police in Baltimore on Monday after the funeral of a black city man who died in police custody, and local law enforcement officials warned of a threat by gangs against officers. Youths stoned a city bus and passing police vehicles outside the...

Albany, NY - Cuomo: NY Is 1st State To Offer English Lessons By Cellphone Today 04:00 PM Albany, NY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York will be the first state to offer English-language lessons to Spanish speakers over their mobile phones. Cuomo announced the pilot program Monday. It's designed to help immigrants who don't have the time or means to get traditional language...


New York - Quake Warnings Of Minutes, Not Hours, Are Possible, But Pricey

Today 03:35 PM

New York - Nepal's record of earthquakes dates to at least the 13th century, with significant temblors striking every 75 years or so. And through... Read More »

Staten Island, NY - Prosecutor: Cop Behind Wheel In Wrong-Way Fatal Was Drunk

Today 03:11 PM

Staten Island, NY - Toxicology results show that an off-duty New Jersey officer behind the wheel in a wrong-way crash that killed another officer and... Read More »

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Bosnia-Herzegovina - Gunman Shouting Allahu Akbar In Bosnia Storms Police Station,' Killing 1, Wounding 2

Today 02:55 PM

Bosnia-Herzegovina - A gunman stormed into a police station in a northeastern Bosnian town shouting "Allahu akbar" on Monday, killing a policeman and wounding two others, authorities said. The gunman was killed during the attack in the town of Zvornik, police... Read More »

New York - Google Launches Portal To Buy Patents

Today 02:09 PM

New york - Google Inc said it would launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the... Read More »

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Albany, NY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signals He Wants A 3rd Term

Today 01:46 PM

Albany, NY - Andrew Cuomo says he wants to serve as New York's governor for "as long as the people will have me." Cuomo began his second term in... Read More »

United Nations - Iran Slams Nuclear Powers, Israel At U.N. Atomic Treaty Meeting

Today 01:15 PM

United Nations - Iran on Monday demanded that countries possessing nuclear weapons scrap any plans to modernize or extend the life of their atomic... Read More »

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United Nations - U.N. Chief Deplores Israeli Actions During 2014 Gaza Conflict

Today 12:30 PM

United Nations - Israel fired on seven United Nations schools during the 2014 Gaza war, killing 44 Palestinians who had sought shelter at some... Read More »

Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Police Receive Credible Gang Threats

Today 12:22 PM

Baltimore, MD - Baltimore police say the department believes three notoriously violent gangs are now working together to "take out" law enforcement... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Top Court Throws Out Obamacare Contraception Ruling

Today 11:45 AM

Washington - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived religious objections by Catholic groups in Michigan and Tennessee to the Obamacare requirement... Read More »

Washington - Loretta Lynch Sworn In As New US Attorney General

Today 11:42 AM

Washington - Loretta Lynch has been sworn in as the nation's 83rd attorney general. She was sworn in Monday at a Justice Department ceremony... Read More »

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Gaza City - Hamas-Run Gaza Court Scraps Election Of Fatah Union Leader

Today 11:28 AM

Gaza City - A Hamas-run court has suspended the results of a rare free union vote in Gaza that ended with a landslide victory by the rival Fatah... Read More »

Nepal - Seismic Expert: Stronger Quake May Be Yet To Come

Today 10:28 AM

Nepal - An engineer who works on earthquake risks says the 7.8-magnitude temblor that struck on Saturday may not be the Big One for... Read More »

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New York - Orthodox Man Files Suit, Charges He Was Fired For Asking For Kosher Food

Today 09:49 AM

New York - A Brooklyn real estate agent has sued his former employer, saying that he was fired for requesting kosher food at a 2013 event, charges... Read More »

Nepal - Modern Tragedy: Quake-ravaged Nepal Tower A Site For Selfies

Today 09:46 AM

Nepal - Social media is a chronicle of life, and sometimes death. So it should be no surprise that a site of great human and cultural loss in Nepal's... Read More »

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Las Vegas - George W. Bush Reportedly Slams Obama's Mideast Policies In Closed-Door GOP Jewish Coalition Meeting

Today 09:11 AM

Las Vegas - Former US president George W. Bush voiced harsh criticism of his successor Barack Obama's Middle East policies in comments made to... Read More »

Tehran - Iranian General Accuses Saudi Arabia Of Following In Israeli Footsteps

Today 08:48 AM

Tehran - The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards accused Saudi Arabia on Monday of following in Israel's footsteps in the Islamic world by... Read More »

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Berlin - Police Sorry For Removing Israeli Flag From Soccer Game

Today 08:27 AM

Germany - Berlin's police are apologizing for preventing the display of the Israeli flag during a soccer game in the German capital. During... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Advances Plans For New Construction Of 77 Settler Homes

Today 08:09 AM

Jerusalem - Israel invited bids on Monday to construct 77 new homes in two settlements on occupied land in East Jerusalem, drawing a swift... Read More »

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Gaza - Israel And Hamas Engaged In Indirect Talks, Senior Hamas Official Says

Today 07:54 AM

Gaza - Israel and Hamas are engaged in indirect "chats" through European mediation, senior Hamas official Ahmed Yousef told the Palestinian Ma'an... Read More »

Israel - Relatives Of Missing Israelis In Nepal Wait And Worry

Today 07:50 AM

Israel - Orit Zehngut is waiting for a sign of life from her son, Amit, 23, who was on a trek with two friends in the area of the Frozen Lakes in... Read More »

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Kathmandu - Israel Evacuates Surrogate-Born Babies And Israeli Parents From Nepal

Today 07:31 AM

Kathmandu - Israel began evacuating infants born to surrogate mothers and their Israeli parents from Nepal on Monday, on the return legs of flights... Read More »

Santa Ana, CA - Officer Reunited With Newborn He Found In Dumpster In 1989

Today 12:12 AM

Santa Ana, CA - An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster has been reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped... Read More »

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Kathmandu - Death Toll In Nepal Quake Rises To More Than 3,200

Yesterday 11:59 PM

Kathmandu - The death toll from Nepal's earthquake rose to 3,218 on Monday, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan nation... Read More »

New York - Three U.S. Citizens Among Dead In Avalanche After Nepal Quake

Yesterday 11:27 PM

New York - Three Americans died in a massive avalanche triggered by the devastating Nepal earthquake, the U.S. State Department said on Sunday... Read More »

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Ukraine - European Jewish Congress Gives Kiev Jews $100,000 For Security

Yesterday 10:46 PM

Kiev - The head of the European Jewish Congress donated $100,000 to strengthen Jewish communal security in Kiev, the country‚Äôs chief rabbi told¬†The Jerusalem Post¬†on Sunday. Speaking by phone, Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich thanked EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor for... Read More »

New York - SEC's Stock Market Reform Club Locks Out Retail Brokers

Yesterday 10:21 PM

New York - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is convening a group of financial industry veterans for the first time next month to consider stock market reforms, but one group will be conspicuously absent: retail brokerages. The SEC's 17-member Market... Read More »

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New York - As Nuclear Powers Meet, NYC Rally Demands End To Weapons

Yesterday 09:59 PM

New York - Global activists presented 8 million petitions to the U.N. disarmament chief on Sunday demanding a world free of nuclear weapons, kicking... Read More »

New York - Centenary Of 1.5 Million Armenian Deaths Marked In NYC

Yesterday 09:28 PM

New York - Thousands of people packed Times Square on Sunday to demand the U.S. government recognize the deaths of up to 1.5 million Armenians... Read More »

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Baltimore, MD - Photographer Says Baltimore Police Beat Him During Protest

Yesterday 09:00 PM

Baltimore, MD - A photo editor for a Baltimore newspaper says he was beaten by police at a protest over the death of Freddie Gray. J.M. Giordano... Read More »

Tokyo - Japanese Man Arrested For Landing Drone On PM's Office In Nuclear Protest

Yesterday 08:35 PM

Tokyo - A Japanese man has been arrested for landing a drone on the prime minister's office with a minuscule amount of radiation in an apparent... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Palestinian Official Skeptical About Next Israeli Government

Yesterday 08:06 PM

Jerusalem - The chief Palestinian negotiator is expressing skepticism about peace prospects with the next Israeli government following comments made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the recent campaign. In the final days of the campaign... Read More »

Jerusalem - Official: Palestinian Operatives Helped Free Syria Hostages

Yesterday 07:45 PM

Jerusalem - A top Palestinian intelligence official provided first details Sunday of the release of two Swedish hostages held in Syria for 17 months... Read More »

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