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Brooklyn, NY - State Shuts The Door On Satmar Bid To Buy Williamsburg Armory Today 10:09 AM Brooklyn, NY - For the time being at least, the state has pulled the plug on its plans to sell the Williamsburg Armory, in the process dealing a blow to New York's Satmar Hasidic community which had high hopes of purchasing the massive structure for use as a school and community center. NYDAILYNEWS.com (http://nydn.us/1o63tFv) reports that according to insiders, the fact that the state has been able to generate income on the 165,000 sq. ft...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Muslims Mark End Of Ramadan With Eid Celebrations Today 10:04 AM Dubai, United Arab Emirates- Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan. Families dressed in their finest clothes and children carried their new toys as they headed to mosques early Monday...


New York - Democratic Party Insiders Say Cuomo's Presidential Hopes Take Major Hit In Wake Of Scandal

Today 10:00 AM

New York - Political insiders and Democratic party leaders in New York say that the fallout from last week's New York Times report on Gov. Cuomo's... Read More »

New York - Zillow Buying Trulia In $3.5 Billion Stock Deal

Today 09:45 AM

New York - Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Trulia's stock rose more than 16... Read More »

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Bronx, NY - Man Found Dead Trapped Between Elevator And Shaft Wall In NYCHA Building

Today 09:33 AM

Bronx, NY - A man was found dead trapped between the outside of an elevator and the wall of the elevator shaft in a New York City apartment building on Monday morning, police said. Police found the body between the 18th and 19th floors of the building in the Bronx... Read More »

Plymouth, CA - Northern California Fire Claims 13 Homes, Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

Today 09:21 AM

Plymouth, CA - Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were threatening hundreds of homes even as... Read More »

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Shakhtarsk, Ukraine - Police Team Turns Back From Ukraine Crash Site

Today 09:21 AM

Shakhtarsk, Ukraine - Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team... Read More »

Gaza - Palestine Study: At Least 160 Children Died Digging Tunnels For Hamas

Today 09:01 AM

Gaza - Hamas used children to help them dig numerous tunnels into Israel and Egypt, a 2012 paper written for the Journal of Palestine Studies reported. The paper, titled Gaza's Tunnel Phenomenon: The Unintended Dynamics of Israel's Siege says that little had been... Read More »

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New York - Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar For $8.5 Billion

Today 08:43 AM

New York - Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. Stockholders of Family... Read More »

Cairo – Hamas Leader Mashaal: Hamas Is Ready To Coexist With Jews, But Not The Occupation

Today 08:42 AM

Cairo - The leader of Hamas is demanding anew that Israel end its occupation of Gaza and the West Bank. Khaled Meshaal said in an interview... Read More »

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Gaza - Hamas Spokesman: Israel Has Reached Only A Fraction Of Our Tunnels

Today 08:13 AM

Gaza - Israel has reached "only a fraction" of Hamas's tunnels, Mushir al-Masri , a spokesman for the organization stated in an interview translated... Read More »

Jerusalem - US-Israeli Tensions Rise As Hostilities In Gaza Subside

Today 07:50 AM

Jerusalem - Israel eased its assaults in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire from the enclave declined sharply on Monday, the military said... Read More »

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Israel - Israeli Strikes Gaza After Rocket Fire, Break Lull

Today 07:31 AM

Israel - Israeli jets struck three sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, the military said, disrupting a relative lull in... Read More »

Washington - Bill Allowing Americans To Unlock Cellphones Passes House, Heads For Obama's Desk

Yesterday 11:30 PM

Washington - Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can —at least in some instances— be used on... Read More »

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Washington - FBI Issues Warning About Air Conditioner Coolant

Yesterday 11:18 PM

Washington - As the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved... Read More »

Jerusalem - Report: Israeli Official Says No Need For Another Gaza Ceasefire

Yesterday 10:28 PM

Jerusalem - Israel sees no need for another Gaza ceasefire, an Israeli official was quoted as saying on Monday, as tensions between Prime Minister... Read More »

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United Nations - UN Council Agrees On Demand For Gaza Cease-fire

Yesterday 09:58 PM

United Nations - The U.N. Security Council has agreed on a statement calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza... Read More »

Moscow - Russia Criticizes EU Sanctions, Raps U.S. Over Ukraine Role

Yesterday 09:41 PM

Moscow - Russia reacted angrily to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would... Read More »

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Sarasota, FL - Small Plane Crash On Florida Beach: 1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured

Yesterday 09:18 PM

Sarasota, FL - A father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed Sunday on... Read More »

New York - 1st Night At Gracie Mansion For NYC Mayor, Family

Yesterday 09:02 PM

New York - It's home, sweet new home for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family. Spokeswoman Rebecca Katz says the mayor, his wife and... Read More »

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Washington - Obama: Companies Dodging Taxes By Moving Overseas Is Unpatriotic

Yesterday 08:17 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama says a loophole that lets companies dodge U.S. taxes by moving their headquarters overseas is... Read More »

Los Angeles, CA - California Lightning Hits 14; 2 Critically Injured

Yesterday 08:00 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Authorities now say 14 people — including a 15-year-old — have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that... Read More »

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Gaza - Israel, Hamas Hold Out For More Gains In Gaza War

Yesterday 07:29 PM

Gaza - Israel and Hamas are holding out for bigger gains in the Gaza war, helping explain the failure of the world's most influential diplomats to... Read More »

Jerusalem - Eight IDF Soldiers Killed In Action Laid To Rest (photos)

Yesterday 07:14 PM

Jerusalem - Eight IDF soldiers killed in Gaza fighting since Friday were buried on Sunday. Staff-Sgt. Amit Yeori was buried at 3 p.m. at the Mount... Read More »

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New York - NYC's Aging Bus Terminal To Get Patchwork Fixes

Yesterday 06:53 PM

New York - At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing... Read More »

Marseille, France - Thousands March In French City Of Marseille In Support Of Israel (video)

Yesterday 06:17 PM

Marseille, France - Thousands took to the streets of Marseille in the south of France on Sunday to show their support for Israel, the first such... Read More »

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Albany, NY - Lyft Says It's Starting New York City Service

Yesterday 06:02 PM

Albany, NY - The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft planned to start limited service in New York City on Friday night after reaching agreement with... Read More »

Jerusalem - Total Of 56 Rockets And Mortars Fired Into Israel Sunday

Yesterday 05:48 PM

Jerusalem - As of 8pm on Sunday, the IDF said that there had been 56 rockets and mortars fired into Israel from Gaza since midnight. Of the rockets... Read More »

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Ukraine - Donetsk Jewish Community Struggles To Hold Together Under Fire

Yesterday 05:36 PM

Ukraine - Despite escalating violence and the concomitant mass exodus of refugees fleeing from the civil war in Ukraine’s Donbas industrial region... Read More »

New York - In NY Gov. Race, Niche Issues Become Political Parties

Yesterday 04:48 PM

New York - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is well aware of the gambit. In the 1994 gubernatorial race, 54,000 votes cast on the "Tax Cut Now" ballot... Read More »

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Last updated: Yesterday 05:54 PM Washington - Obama, In Call With Netanyahu, Urges Humanitarian Ceasefire In Gaza

Yesterday 04:22 PM

Washington - U.S. President Barack Obama, speaking by phone on Sunday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stressed the need for an... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Acknowledges Mortar Shell Hit UN School

Yesterday 03:55 PM

Jerusalem - Israel acknowledged Sunday that troops fired a mortar shell that hit the courtyard of a U.N. school in Gaza last week, but said aerial... Read More »

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Madrid - Spain Police Bust Gang That Eased Entry To The US

Yesterday 03:45 PM

Madrid - Spanish police say they have broken up a gang suspected of selling forged passports and resident cards for entry into the United States... Read More »

San Francisco - FedEx Charges Raise Online Pharmacy Issues

Yesterday 03:05 PM

San Francisco - FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that... Read More »

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