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Washington - FDA Announces Rules Restricting e-Cigarettes And Cigars Today 08:11 AM Washington - The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. While the proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes...

Kiev - Ukraine Crisis: Army Moves To Retake Sloviansk, Putin Warns Of Consequences Today 07:51 AM Ukraine - Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of "consequences" if Kiev used the army against its own people. Interior Ministry forces backed by the army removed...


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Kabul - Three American Doctors Killed By Afghan Hospital Guard

Today 07:30 AM

Kabul, Afghanistan - Three Americans were killed on Thursday when a security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital funded by a U.S. Christian... Read More »

New York - NY Public Library To Display Rare Items To Mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

Yesterday 11:44 PM

New York, NY - The New York Public Library will display some rare historical items from its collection in commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance... Read More »

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Washington - Supreme Court: Anonymous Tip Justifies Police Traffic Stop

Yesterday 11:16 PM

Washington - The Supreme Court says an anonymous tip can be sufficient to justify a decision by police to pull a car over on suspicion of reckless or... Read More »

Jindo, South Korea - SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 159 As Relatives Wait

Yesterday 10:44 PM

Jindo, South Korea - Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll... Read More »

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United Nations - U.N. Chief Demands Security Council Action On Syria

Yesterday 10:37 PM

United Nations - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded on Wednesday that the Security Council take action in Syria on violations of... Read More »

San Francisco, CA - San Francisco Sues Landlords Who Evicted Tenants For Airbnb

Yesterday 10:28 PM

San Francisco, CA - The city of San Francisco sued two landlords on Wednesday for allegedly evicting tenants to rent out rooms on such websites as Airbnb, opening a new front in a controversy over increasingly popular home-rental services. In separate lawsuits filed... Read More »

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Israel - SodaStream Shares Spike On Report Of Starbucks Talks

Yesterday 09:41 PM

Israel - Shares in SodaStream International Ltdrose as much as 17 percent on Wednesday after the Israeli business newspaper Globes said Starbucks... Read More »

Washington - FCC To Propose Pay-for-Priority Internet Standards

Yesterday 09:13 PM

Washington - The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster... Read More »

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Washington - US Weighs Clemency For Inmates Jailed For 10 Years

Yesterday 08:23 PM

Washington - The Justice Department is encouraging nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Caught On Video: Man Throwing Molotov Cocktail Into Fort Hamilton Parkway Store

Yesterday 08:09 PM

Brooklyn, NY - A man who threw a Molotov cocktail into a Borough Park bodega Wednesday was caught on surveillance. The man walked into the 24 Hour... Read More »

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Albany, NY - Texas Gov. Perry Challenges Cuomo On Business

Yesterday 07:21 PM

Albany, NY - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is countering Gov. Andrew Cuomo's latest initiative to lure businesses from out of state with a renewed bid to... Read More »

Phoenix, AZ - TSA To Pay $75,000 To Mom After Agents Insist On X-raying Breast Milk

Yesterday 06:50 PM

Phoenix, AZ - A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed said... Read More »

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Mountain View, CA - Google Maps Street View Now Lets You Go Back In Time

Yesterday 06:29 PM

Mountain View, CA - Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps. The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part... Read More »

West Bank - As Peace Deadline Nears, Abbas Says He Has Options

Yesterday 05:54 PM

West Bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is trying to show that he has alternatives if U.S.-mediated talks with Israel break off Tuesday, the... Read More »

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New York - Brooklyn DA Said To Pass On Prosecution For Small Amounts Of Marijuana

Yesterday 05:29 PM

New York -  Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson stated in a memo that criminal prosecution of misdemeanor marijuana charges should not be applied to those who... Read More »

San Jose, CA - Stowaway Slept In Wheel Well Of Plane At California Airport, FBI Says

Yesterday 05:15 PM

San Jose, CA - A teenage stowaway who survived a flight to Hawaii in the wheel well of a passenger plane told investigators he spent the night... Read More »

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San Francisco - Apple Expands Buybacks By $30 Billion, OKs Seven-For-One Stock Split

Yesterday 04:44 PM

San Francisco - Apple Inc has approved another $30 billion in share buybacks till the end of 2015 and authorized a rarely seen seven-for-one stock... Read More »

Havana - Lawer: Alan Gross Says He Will Leave Cuba This Year Dead Or Alive

Yesterday 04:40 PM

Havana - The lawyer for a U.S. man jailed for nearly five years in Cuba says he is determined to go home in ... Read More »

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Last updated: Yesterday 05:02 PM Brooklyn, NY - 5 Hasidic Men Indicted, Charged With Gang Assault, Face Up To 25 Years In Prison

Yesterday 03:48 PM

Brooklyn, NY - Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson today announced the indictment of five defendants for their participation last year in the brutal gang assault of Taj Patterson, a 23-year-old Fort Greene resident. The defendants, who some are... Read More »

Tunis - Tunisia Divided Over Jews' Use Of Israel Passports

Yesterday 03:30 PM

Tunis - Tunisia's elected assembly accepted a petition Wednesday to question the tourism minister over a decision allowing Israelis to use their... Read More »

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New York - Sears Personalizes Service For Loyalty Members

Yesterday 02:58 PM

New York - Sears is adding another reason for shoppers to join its free loyalty program as it tries to rev up slumping sales. Last May, Sears... Read More »

Washington - U.S. Says 'Disappointed' By Palestinian Unity Deal

Yesterday 02:56 PM

Washington - The United States said on Wednesday it was disappointed by a unity pact agreed between the Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President... Read More »

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New York, NY - Police Commish Says NYPD Won't Quit Social Media Despite Bashing Feedback

Yesterday 02:30 PM

New York, NY - The head of the New York Police Department admits he was caught off guard by the harsh response to a harmless attempt at community... Read More »

Ann Arbor, MI - Michigan Man Among 1st In US To Get 'Bionic Eye'

Yesterday 01:47 PM

Ann Arbor, MI - A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has... Read More »

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Newark, NJ - Man Pleads Guilty To Operating Klausenburg Community 'Gemach' As Illegal Bank, Falsifying Taxes, Faces 5 Years In Prison

Yesterday 01:20 PM

Newark, NJ - A Union City, N.J., man who operated a supposed charitable organization, or “gemach,” admitted today that he ran it as an unchartered bank, accepting millions of dollars in deposits – including nearly $1 million of his own money – which he shielded... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Cancels Planned Peace Talks Meeting After Fatah-Hamas Unity Deal Announced

Yesterday 12:56 PM

Jerusalem - Israel cancelled a planned meeting Wednesday night with Palestinian officials over extending the negotiations in an apparent response to... Read More »

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New York - Former Head Of Chevra Hatzlah Pleads Guilty In Met Council Fraud, Faces Up To Four Years In Prison

Yesterday 12:05 PM

New York -  David Cohen, a former executive director of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, pled guilty Wednesday to felony charges for... Read More »

Last updated: Yesterday 12:13 PM Brooklyn, NY - Hasidic Suspects To be Charged In Williamsburg Beating Of Black Man

Yesterday 12:02 PM

Brooklyn, NY - Five suspects are reported to be charged by the NYPD regarding the beating of a black man in Williamsburg that occurred last year, VIN... Read More »

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West Bank - Abbas Tells U.S. Rabbi Holocaust Is ‘Single Greatest Tragedy In Modern-day History’, Says Will Speak Out Against Bris Milah, Shechitah Bans

Yesterday 11:19 AM

West Bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called the Holocaust the “single greatest tragedy in modern-day history” during a meeting with a... Read More »

Washington - Sales Of New US Homes Plunge 14.5 Percent In March

Yesterday 11:01 AM

Washington - The number of Americans buying new homes plummeted in March to the slowest pace in eight months, a sign that real estate's spring... Read More »

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Gaza - Israel Bombs Gaza Target, Four Wounded: Medical Officials

Yesterday 10:53 AM

Gaza - Israel launched an air strike on Wednesday on the northern Gaza Strip, wounding four people, medical officials in the Hamas-ruled territory said. The Israeli military had no immediate comment on the attack, which came two days after militants in the... Read More »

New York, NY - Rapfogel Admits Stealing From Prominent NYC Jewish Charity; Faces Up To 10 Years In Prison

Yesterday 10:39 AM

New York, NY - The politically connected former CEO of a prominent New York City charity has admitted he helped steal more than $9 million from the... Read More »

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