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New York - NYPD: Hate Crimes Up Against Muslim, Jewish People Today 01:10 PM New York - New York City police say suspected hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim people are up following unrest overseas. Deputy Chief Michael Osgood says there's especially been an increase since July 1, when reports about unrest in Gaza and the Islamic State group became front-page news. Osgood says the attacks are random and spontaneous. There have been 89 suspected anti-Semitic attacks so far this year, up from 64. There have...

Miami, FL - Eyeing 2016, Rubio Pushes American Strength Abroad Today 01:01 PM Miami, FL - Sen. Marco Rubio is positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House, pushing for more military spending and greater intervention abroad as the United States confronts Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria. The Florida...


San Francisco, CA - Apple To Unveil New IPads, Operating System On October 21

Today 12:39 PM

San Francisco, CA - Apple Inc is set to launch two new iPads and release the next version of its Mac operating system at its next event on Oct. 21, a Daily Dot report said, citing sources familiar with the matter. The company plans to unveil the sixth generation of... Read More »

Washington - Senate: Chinese Hackers Breach U.S. Military Contractors

Today 12:34 PM

Washington - Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly breached the computer systems of U.S. companies, including airlines and... Read More »

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Palm Coast, FL - Florida Woman Flies Plane On 90th Birthday

Today 12:15 PM

Palm Coast, FL - A central Florida woman celebrated her 90th birthday by flying a four-seat Cessna. Billy Jones had to sit on a pillow to see out the windshield Tuesday, but she took off with flight instructor Kurt Schneider by her side and landed some 30 minutes... Read More »

Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion Airport Workers To Strike Thursday

Today 11:45 AM

Israel - Workers at Ben Gurion Airport have announced a strike to go into effect between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursday. 70 flights... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Airstrikes Boost Islamic State, More Hostages Possible

Today 11:37 AM

Washington - Support for Islamic State increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages to try to force... Read More »

Warsaw, Poland - Researchers Locate Site Of Holocaust Gas Chambers In Poland

Today 11:10 AM

Warsaw, Poland - Polish and Israeli Holocaust researchers say they have discovered the exact location of the building that housed gas chambers at... Read More »

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New York - 5 NY Bank Tellers Charged With Identity Theft

Today 10:36 AM

New York - Five bank tellers are accused of running an identity theft ring that targeted bank customers in the Bronx and surrounding counties. New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the defendants stole more than $850,000 by accessing customers'... Read More »

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Top Saudi Clerics Issue Edict Against Terrorism

Today 10:12 AM

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's highest body of religious scholars issued a stern ruling on Wednesday calling terrorism a "heinous crime" and... Read More »

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West Bank - Senior Hamas Official: Abbas Is Afraid Of Palestinian Elections

Today 09:53 AM

West Bank - Senior Hamas official Mahmoud Zahar said Wednesday that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was afraid to hold elections... Read More »

Switzerland - FIBA: Players Can Wear Religious Head Coverings

Today 09:12 AM

Switzerland - International basketball's governing body said Tuesday that players will be allowed to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or... Read More »

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Scotland - Jewish Community Leader: Independence Would Not Be ‘Favorable’ For Policy Toward Israel

Today 08:48 AM

Scotland - As campaigning for Scotland’s bid for independence from the rest of the United Kingdom starts its final day, Thursday’s voting is too... Read More »

Golan Heights - Mortar From Syria Explodes In Israeli Territory

Today 08:36 AM

Golan Heights - A mortar landed on Wednesday in Israel territory in the Golan Height near the Quneitra border crossing with Syria. The incident was perceived by the IDF as an act of errant fire from the civil war in Syria. No injuries or damage were reported... Read More »

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Gaza - Widow Offers Insight Into World Of Spies

Today 08:27 AM

Gaza - The 48-year-old Palestinian woman's husband was shot to death in 2012 by militants in the Gaza Strip for spying for Israel. A mother of seven... Read More »

Gaza - Hamas Arrests Palestinians Who Launched Mortar From Gaza

Today 08:05 AM

Gaza - Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip arrested the militants who launched a mortar at southern Israel on Tuesday evening, Israel Radio quoted a... Read More »

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Tel Aviv - Court Indicts Rabbi Pinto As Part Of Plea Bargain In Bribery Case

Today 07:51 AM

Tel Aviv - A multimillionaire Israeli celebrity rabbi with a following in the U.S. has accepted a plea bargain in a high-profile bribery case and... Read More »

New York - Experts Writing Book On Islamic State Group

Today 07:30 AM

New York - Two leading authorities on terrorism, Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger, are collaborating on a book about the Islamic State group. Ecco... Read More »

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New York - Judge OKs NYC Taxi-Access Deal For Disabled People

Today 12:15 AM

New York - Citing a historic baseball moment, a federal judge has formally approved a deal making at least half of New York City's taxi fleet... Read More »

Albany - Wal-Mart Settles With NY Over Soda 12-pack Ads

Yesterday 11:45 PM

Albany - New York's attorney general has settled an investigation into false price advertising for Coca-Cola 12-packs by Wal-Mart at 117 stores... Read More »

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Rochester, NY - New York Man Accused Of Trying To Aid Islamic State Group

Yesterday 11:30 PM

Rochester, NY - An upstate New York man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military and others faces new charges that he tried to aid... Read More »

Clayton, MO - Ferguson Protesters Call Anew To Remove Prosecutor

Yesterday 11:02 PM

Clayton, MO - Protesters seeking the immediate arrest of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old loudly disrupted another... Read More »

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Washington - Social Security Resumes Mailing Benefit Statements

Yesterday 10:51 PM

Washington - The Social Security Administration has resumed mailing statements to workers letting them know the estimated benefits they will get when... Read More »

Washington - Obama Meets With Ebola Recovered Doctor, Says Virus A Global Security Threat

Yesterday 10:20 PM

Washington - Dr. Kent Brantly, an American physician who survived Ebola he contracted while working in Liberia, met with President Barack Obama at... Read More »

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New York - NYPD Boss: Islamic State Group Direct Threat To NYC

Yesterday 10:00 PM

New York - New York City has entered a "new era" of potential terror threats as hostilities between the United States and extremists from the Islamic... Read More »

California - San Francisco Puts Earthquake Warning Signs On Buildings

Yesterday 09:30 PM

San Francisco, CA - The city of San Francisco stepped up the pressure on property owners who fail to comply with seismic retrofitting regulations this week, posting large, red and white warning signs on the buildings to make the violations public. The move comes... Read More »

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New York - NYC's Sept. 11 Museum Gets 1 Millionth Visitor

Yesterday 09:15 PM

New York - The Sept. 11 museum has gotten its one millionth visitor just under four months after opening to the public. The museum announced... Read More »

New York - Regulator Probes So-called 'Hard Money Lenders'

Yesterday 08:44 PM

New York - Regulator Benjamin Lawsky has launched an investigation into potential predatory practices by lenders who make short-term, high-interest... Read More »

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Washington - Justice Department Selects Researchers To Study Racial Bias In Policing

Yesterday 08:01 PM

Washington - Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice... Read More »

Israel - Bennett Denies Accusations Of Illegally Receiving Information During Gaza War

Yesterday 07:19 PM

Israel - Economy Minister Naftali Bennett denied all accusations of him illegally receiving information during Operation Protective Edge Tuesday... Read More »

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - Mexico Airlifts Tourists After Hurricane Odile

Yesterday 06:30 PM

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - The Mexican government began airlifting the first of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area... Read More »

New York - FedEx Units To Raise Shipping Rates From January

Yesterday 05:54 PM

New York - FedEx Corp, the world's No.2 package delivery company, said it would increase shipping rates for its express, ground and freight services... Read More »

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Albany, NY - EPA Derails Cuomo's Tappan Zee Funding Plan

Yesterday 05:20 PM

Albany, NY - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his administration will appeal a decision by federal regulators to reject his plan to use clean water... Read More »

Los Angeles, CA - Self-driving Cars Now Need A Permit In California

Yesterday 04:06 PM

Los Angeles, CA - For the first time, California's Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling public roads. The... Read More »

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