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New York - Wal-Mart Tests Direct-to-fridge; Amazon Ups Restaurant Game Today 02:00 AM New York - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is testing a service to stock groceries directly to customers' refrigerators as it seeks to take on e-commerce giant Amazon.com. The delivery of groceries and meal kits is emerging as the next frontier of competition among retailers. The world's biggest...

New York - Doomsday Sale: U.S. Survivalists Stock Up As Disasters Roil The Planet Today 01:39 AM New York - Two earthquakes, three monstrous hurricanes and the North Korean missile crisis have U.S. survivalists convinced that the end of the world is nigh. And they are clearing store shelves to stock bunkers in anticipation of Earth's final chapter. Sales of freeze-dried food, gas masks and...


Georgia, VT - Substitute Teacher Fired For Modeling Hitler Salute For Kids

Today 01:00 AM

Georgia, VT - A school superintendent in Vermont says a substitute teacher has been fired after being accused of showing elementary school children how to make the Nazi salute to Adolf Hitler. WCAX-TV (http://bit.ly/2jUyVRZ ) reports that Georgia Elementary School...Read More »

Washington - Trump Clashes With Sports World Over Player Protests, Invitation

Today 12:24 AM

Washington - President Donald Trump and the sports world engaged in an intensifying spat on Saturday after he called for National Football League...Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Congressman To Flood Victims: 'God Is Telling You To Move'

Yesterday 11:59 PM

Washington - The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee says victims of repeat flooding should consider Harvey's devastation a sign from...Read More »

London - 'Unfit' Uber Stripped Of London License

Yesterday 11:36 PM

London - London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week in a major blow...Read More »

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Seoul - US Flies Mission North Of DMZ, Sends Message To North Korea

Yesterday 11:00 PM

Seoul -  In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the...Read More »

Manhattan NY - New York Synagogue Unveils First Torah Written By Hudson Valley Woman

Yesterday 10:45 PM

Manhattan, NY - The independent synagogue Tamid, located in downtown Manhattan, has unveiled its new Torah, entirely written by a female scribe...Read More »

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Tehran - In Defiance To US, Iran Unveils Latest Missile During Parade

Yesterday 10:28 PM

Tehran - Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel...Read More »

Mexico City - New Earthquake, Magnitude 6.1, Shakes Jittery Mexico

Yesterday 10:07 PM

Mexico City -  A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least one person, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge...Read More »

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Washington - GOP's 'Obamacare' Repeal All But Dead; McCain Deals The Blow

Yesterday 09:32 PM

Washington -  Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely...Read More »

Kiev - In Pictures: Rosh Hashana In Uman

Yesterday 08:49 PM

Kiev - Every year, thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews mark Rosh Hashana by traveling to Uman, Ukraine, where the founder of the Breslov hassidic dynasty Rabbi Nachman of Breslov is buried, with some 30,000 visiting the site last year. Nachman is...Read More »

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United Arab Emirates - Rabbis Say Bahrain King Wants Arab Boycott Of Israel To End

Yesterday 08:30 PM

United Arab Emirates - Hosting a Los Angeles event with the son of Bahrain's king, two prominent U.S. rabbis let something slip to those in attendance: the ruler of the island nation thinks the longtime boycott of Israel by Arab countries should end. The rabbis'...Read More »

Kiev - 2 Breslov Hasidim Lightly Hurt In Grenade Explosion In Uman

Yesterday 08:15 PM

Kiev - Two Jewish pilgrims were injured by an explosion in the city of Uman some 180 kilometers south of Kyiv, Ukraine’s National Police said on...Read More »

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San Francisco - Nest Labs Adds Doorbell That Can Recognize Familiar Faces

September 20, 2017 05:30 PM

San Francisco -  Home device maker Nest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to a camera-equipped doorbell and rolling out a...Read More »

San Francisco - Facebook Tightens Ad Policies After 'Jew-hater' Fiasco

September 20, 2017 05:04 PM

San Francisco - Facebook is apologizing for letting advertisers use phrases like "Jew-haters" as a targeting criteria and for not noticing it until it was pointed out. The company is also tightening policies and tools that let businesses target advertisements to its...Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Attorney General Sessions Says Marijuana Still Illegal

September 20, 2017 04:16 PM

Washington - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday criticized the legalization of marijuana in multiple states and warned that the federal...Read More »

San Juan - As Hurricane Maria Hits Puerto Rico, Synagogues Cancel Rosh Hashanah Services

September 20, 2017 03:01 PM

San Juan - Puerto Rico’s three synagogues closed for Rosh Hashanah as Hurricane Maria pummeled the island. The synagogues, all in or nearby San...Read More »

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San Juan - Puerto Rico Dark As Maria Knocks Out Power, Triggers Flooding

September 20, 2017 02:54 PM

San Juan, Puerto Rico - The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, knocked out power across the entire...Read More »

United Nations - Abbas: U.N. Must Try To End Israeli Occupation 'within Set Timeframe'

September 20, 2017 02:01 PM

United Nations - Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas called on the United Nations on Wednesday to pursue efforts to "bring an end to Israeli...Read More »

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New York - Amazon Reviewing Website After Algorithm Suggests Bomb-making Ingredients

September 20, 2017 02:00 PM

New York - Amazon.com said on Wednesday it was reviewing its website after an investigation found that it could help users buy the ingredients to make a bomb using its "Frequently bought together" and "Customers who bought this also bought" features. Britain's...Read More »

Paris, France - Killing Of Paris Jewish Woman Was Anti-Semitic Hate Crime, Prosecutors Acknowledge

September 20, 2017 01:10 PM

France - Prosecutors investigating the April slaying of a Jewish woman by her neighbor said for the first time that her killing was an anti-Semitic hate crime. The characterization by prosecutors Wednesday in the death of Sarah Halimi followed months of lobbying and...Read More »

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New York - Alexa, What Do You See? Amazon Said To Be Working On Glasses

September 20, 2017 12:33 PM

New York - Amazon is attempting to develop glasses that pair with Alexa and would allow users to access the voice-activated assistant outside the...Read More »

The Hague, Netherlands - Palestinian Rights Groups Hand Dossier On Israel To Court

September 20, 2017 12:00 PM

The Hague, Netherlands - Palestinian human rights lawyers have handed a 700-page dossier to the International Criminal Court, alleging that Israeli authorities are responsible for crimes including apartheid and persecution in the occupied West Bank and East...Read More »

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Paramus, NJ - Diamond On The Highway: Officer Comes To Driver's Rescue

September 20, 2017 11:21 AM

Paramus, NJ - A police officer has come to the rescue of a New Jersey woman who lost her diamond engagement ring on a highway while changing a flat...Read More »

Tehran - Iranian Guards Chief: U.S. Must Suffer 'painful Responses' From Iran After Trump Speech

September 20, 2017 11:00 AM

Tehran - The head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that the United States should experience "painful responses" following President...Read More »

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Washington - Kerry Charges Trump Speech To UN Was Too Harsh

September 20, 2017 10:21 AM

Washington - Former Secretary of State John Kerry says President Donald Trump's United Nations speech may have put America in isolation and...Read More »

United Nations - Haley Says Trump 'Not Happy' With Iran Nuclear Deal, But Won't Abandon It

September 20, 2017 09:45 AM

United Nations - President Donald Trump does not like the Iran nuclear deal, but his speech to the United Nations on Tuesday did not mean that the...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Sending Rescue Team To Mexico

September 20, 2017 09:20 AM

Jerusalem - The Israeli military says it's sending a 70-member delegation to Mexico to assist with rescue efforts following a magnitude 7.1...Read More »

New York - How $5 Billion Of Debt Caught Up With Toys 'R' Us

September 20, 2017 08:56 AM

New York - Toys "R" Us Inc has been making $400 million in interest payments on its debt every year, largely due to its $6.6 billion leveraged buyout...Read More »

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New York - Orthodox Rabbi To Lead NYC’s Annual Muslim Day Parade

September 20, 2017 08:45 AM

New York - A rabbi will lead this year’s annual Muslim Day Parade in New York City. Rabbi Marc Schneier, the president and founder of the...Read More »

United Nations - UK Leader To Press Tech Companies To Block Extremists

September 20, 2017 08:13 AM

United Nations - Prime Minister Theresa May is urging internet companies to block the spread of extremist material, calling on social media giants...Read More »

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Israel - As Syrian War Winds Down, Israel Sets Sights On Hezbollah

September 20, 2017 07:50 AM

Israel - With President Bashar Assad seemingly poised to survive the Syrian civil war, Israeli leaders are growing nervous about the intentions of...Read More »

Mexico City - Mexicans Dig Through Collapsed Buildings As Quake Kills 217

September 20, 2017 07:30 AM

Mexico City -  Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings...Read More »

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