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Albany, NY - NY To Require CPR Training In High School Today 12:15 AM Albany, NY - New York state is expected to soon require high schools to train students in CPR. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law a measure directing the state's commissioner of education to come up with a CPR training curriculum. Groups like the American Heart Association had...

New York - NYC Flight Delayed After Ultra-Orthodox Passengers Refuse To Sit Next To Opposite Sex, Exit Plane Yesterday 11:45 PM New York – Ultra-Orthodox men and women caused over a one hour delay on a Delta flight Monday night at JFK airport when they de-boarded the plane rather than sit next to members of the opposite sex. Haaretz (http://bit.ly/127d8c9) reports Delta flight 468 from New York to Tel Aviv was delayed...


Washington - Court Orders Mental Health Evaluation For White House Fence Jumper

Yesterday 11:30 PM

Washington - A federal judge in Washington on Tuesday ordered a 30 day mental health evaluation for Omar Gonzalez, the Iraq war veteran charged with... Read More »

Gaza City - Israel Intelligence Officials, Leader Of Hamas Weigh In On Tunnels Used During War

Yesterday 11:00 PM

Gaza City - In a recent interview with Vanity Fair Magazine (http://vnty.fr/1tb0til) Israeli Intelligence officials and Khalid Mishal, the leader of... Read More »

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San Francisco - Golden Gate Bridge Officials Float Sidewalk Toll For Bicyclists And Pedestrians

Yesterday 10:24 PM

San Francisco - Golden Gate Bridge officials are again floating the idea of charging bicyclists and pedestrians to use the famed span's... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israeli Police Creating New Task Force To Deal With Violence In Jerusalem

Yesterday 10:15 PM

Jerusalem – Israel's senior police officer is creating a new task force to fight violence in Jerusalem following an attack on Jewish families by... Read More »

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New York - Target Offers Free Shipping On All Holiday Items

Yesterday 09:33 PM

New York - Target Corp. is offering for the first time free holiday shipping on all items, including even $6 lipsticks, as the discounter throws... Read More »

Washington - Jewish Group Shifts View On Nazi Benefit Payments

Yesterday 09:00 PM

Washington - An influential Jewish advocacy group said Tuesday it no longer supports allowing suspected Nazi war criminals to receive Social Security... Read More »

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Ottawa - Canada Raises Terrorism Threat Level, Cites Islamist Chatter

Yesterday 08:28 PM

Ottawa - Canada has raised its terrorism threat level to medium from low because of a rise in "general chatter" from radical groups such as Islamic... Read More »

Washington - Ben Bradlee, Washington Post Editor Who Directed Watergate Coverage, Dies at 93

Yesterday 08:18 PM

Washington - In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor... Read More »

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West Bank - PA Chief Negotiator Threatens Unilateral Moves If US Vetoes Palestinians' UN Resolution

Yesterday 07:41 PM

West Bank - Should the US choose to veto the Palestinian Authority UN Security Council resolution to put a timetable on Israeli withdrawal from the... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israelis Question Care Of Hamas Leader's Daughter

Yesterday 07:00 PM

Jerusalem - Israel and the Gaza Strip are bound by much more than enmity: Israel controls nearly everything that comes in and out of the territory... Read More »

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New York - Health Workers Get NY Ebola Education

Yesterday 06:36 PM

New York - Government officials have urged several thousand New York health care workers to protect themselves and help educate the public about... Read More »

Albany, NY - New York State To Settle Landmark Suit Over Public Defenders

Yesterday 06:10 PM

Albany, NY - New York state has agreed to settle a lawsuit claiming its public defense system is underfunded and violates poor people's rights to... Read More »

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Syria - IS Fighters Seize Weapons Cache Airdropped By U.S.-Led Coalition For Kurds

Yesterday 05:44 PM

Syria - Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Jewish Activist And Abuse Victim Remembered After Accidental Death

Yesterday 05:27 PM

Brooklyn, NY - The death of an outspoken advocate against sexual abuse, who was himself the victim of molestation as a child, has been classified as... Read More »

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Detroit - Lawyer For Palestinian Activist Seeks To Bar Terrorism Reference At Trial

Yesterday 04:58 PM

Detroit - Lawyers for a Palestinian activist from Chicago convicted for a fatal bombing in Israel urged a judge Tuesday to bar any reference to... Read More »

Gaza - Palestinians Downbeat On Promised Rebuilding Of Ruined Gaza Strip

Yesterday 04:26 PM

Gaza - The first torrential downpour of an approaching winter has already soaked the Gaza Strip, compounding the misery of thousands of Palestinians... Read More »

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New York - CVS Tacks Tobacco Payment To Prescription Network

Yesterday 04:06 PM

New York - First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at... Read More »

United Nations - U.N. Chief Says Setting Up Investigation Into Shelling At UN Facility

Yesterday 03:41 PM

United Nations - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Tuesday he was setting up an investigation into attacks on United Nations facilities... Read More »

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New York - NYC Police Looking Into Arrest Of Subway Performer

Yesterday 03:17 PM

New York - Fellow musicians are rallying around a subway performer whose arrest in a busy station was captured on video as straphangers jeered the... Read More »

New York - Orthodox Five Towns Resident Uses Social Media To Return Long-Lost Camera

Yesterday 02:44 PM

New York - While it is often denounced as a colossal waste of time, once again it was Facebook to the rescue as a Cedarhurst resident turned to... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Rabbi Amar, Stern Elected As Chief Rabbis Of Jerusalem

Yesterday 02:16 PM

Jerusalem - After a bitter and prolonged struggle, in an election race replete with political intrigue, legal drama and machinations of every... Read More »

Amman - King Of Jordan Connects Islamic Extremism, Zionist Extremism

Yesterday 01:34 PM

Amman, Jordan – During a meeting with lawmakers on Monday, His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan stated that all must take a side in the war on... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Hostages Held In North Korea Has Been Released

Yesterday 01:13 PM

Washington - Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released, the State Department said Tuesday. State... Read More »

Albany, NY - AG Warns Against Ebola Scams And Solicitations

Yesterday 01:00 PM

Albany, NY - New York’s attorney general is warning consumers about scammers preying on Ebola fears with fundraising scams claiming to benefit... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Restricts Entrants From Ebola-Hit Nations To Five Airports

Yesterday 12:36 PM

Washington - Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for... Read More »

Tehran - Iran Arrests Several Spies Near Bushehr Nuclear Plant

Yesterday 12:21 PM

Tehran - Iranian security services have arrested several suspected spies in the southern province of Bushehr where the country's first nuclear power... Read More »

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United Nations - UN: Stop Unilateral Israel-Palestinian Initiatives

Yesterday 11:58 AM

United Nations - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging Palestinian and Israeli leaders to halt "unilateral initiatives" that fuel mistrust and to... Read More »

Madrid - Spain Woman Free Of Ebola Virus, 2nd Test Shows

Yesterday 11:30 AM

Madrid - Doctors say a second and conclusive test shows a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola is completely clear of the virus. Jose... Read More »

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Tehran - Iran FM Meets Palestinian Jihad Leader, Voices Support For Palestinian 'Resistance'

Yesterday 11:24 AM

Tehran - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed his country’s full support for Palestinian “resistance” movements as he met... Read More »

Jerusalem - Hiker Recalls Himalayan Blizzard That Killed Four Israelis

Yesterday 11:14 AM

Jerusalem - An Israeli backpacker that survived a snowstorm on the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal almost a week ago recalls the loss of three Israeli... Read More »

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Israel - Report: Ehud Barak May Be Mulling Comeback

Yesterday 10:30 AM

Israel - Former prime minister Ehud Barak may be considering a political comeback, Al-Monitor reported Monday, citing key Labor Party political... Read More »

New York - Oscar De La Renta, Legendary Designer, Dead At 82

Yesterday 10:05 AM

New York - At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could... Read More »

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