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Paris - French Foreign Minister To Visit Israel, Palestinian Territories, In Bid To Revive Peace Talks Today 09:33 AM Paris - France's foreign minister said on Thursday he would travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories in June to try to revive the peace process and persuade all sides to accept a French U.N. Security Council resolution that would set parameters for talks. "We are for a two-state...

Jerusalem - Israeli Justice Minister Pushes Bill To Stiffen Penalties Against Rock Throwing Today 09:11 AM Jerusalem - Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked on Thursday announced that she will be aggressively pushing forward with legislation to increase the penalties for persons throwing rocks with fast-track consecutive meetings with the Ministerial Committee on Legislation starting on Sunday. Little...


Hamburg - Germany Drops War Crimes Case Against Former SS Soldier Due To Dementia

Today 08:48 AM

Hamburg - Germany will not prosecute a former Nazi SS soldier who allegedly helped kill more than 300 people in Italy during World War Two because he... Read More »

Washington - Former NY Governor Pataki Launches 2016 Republican Presidential Bid

Today 08:22 AM

Washington -Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the latest Republican to get into the race for president. In a video posted Thursday morning on... Read More »

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West Bank - Palestinians Refuse To Drop Bid To Expel Israel From FIFA Despite Soccer Scandal

Today 08:09 AM

West Bank - The president of the Palestinian Football Association Wednesday refused to withdraw his petition to expel Israel from football's... Read More »

Zurich - Pressure Mounts On Blatter As FIFA Scandal Widens

Today 07:50 AM

Zurich - Pressure mounted on FIFA President Sepp Blatter on Thursday as the corruption scandal engulfing world soccer's governing body deepened, with... Read More »

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Moscow - Putin: US Is Meddling In FIFA Affairs, To Swipe 2018 World Cup From Russia

Today 07:31 AM

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA's affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take... Read More »

Washington - FCC Looks To Crack Down On Robocalls, Robotexts

Today 12:33 AM

Washington - The top U.S. telecommunications regulator wants to make it harder for telemarketers and other businesses to place unwanted robocalls and... Read More »

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New York - 12 Schemes Outlined By Prosecutors In Soccer Indictment

Today 12:15 AM

New York - The indictment of soccer officials and marketing and TV executives Wednesday alleges 12 schemes: SCHEME A — 1993, 1995 AND 1997 COPA... Read More »

Albany, NY - NYC Mayor Urges Albany To Act On Rent Rules, Schools

Yesterday 11:55 PM

Albany, NY - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers to strengthen his city's rent regulations... Read More »

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San Jose, Ca - U.S. Judge: Yahoo Must Face Email Spying Class Action

Yesterday 11:22 PM

San Jose, CA- A U.S. judge ordered Yahoo Inc to face a nationwide class-action lawsuit accusing it of illegally intercepting the content of emails... Read More »

Washington - Pentagon: Military Mistakenly Shipped Live Anthrax Samples To 9 States

Yesterday 10:55 PM

Washington - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of... Read More »

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Texas - Houston’s Jewish Community Cleaning Up After Catastrophic Floods, Orthodox Synagogue Extensively Damaged

Yesterday 10:00 PM

Texas - As floodwaters continue to recede throughout Houston, residents of the city’s Jewish neighborhoods facing millions of dollars in property... Read More »

Gaza - Hamas Blasts 'Unfair' Amnesty Report Alleging War Crimes In Gaza

Yesterday 09:32 PM

Gaza - Hamas on Wednesday dismissed as “unfair and unprofessional” a report by Amnesty International that accused its security forces of killing... Read More »

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Homestead, PA - Former NBC Administrator Uncovers Homestead's Jewish History

Yesterday 09:00 PM

Homestead, PA - Homestead's Jewish history is absent from the town's dominant industrial narrative. For a young woman hoping to uncover it, 16 boxes... Read More »

New York - Software Glitch Can Cause iPhones To Crash With A Text Message

Yesterday 08:40 PM

New York - A newly-discovered glitch in Apple's software can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text... Read More »

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Orlando, FL - Taller, Faster: SeaWorld Orlando Plans New Roller Coaster With Speeds Of 73 MPH

Yesterday 08:10 PM

Orlando, FL -SeaWorld Orlando plans to build a 200-foot tall roller coaster that will race as fast as 73 mph when it opens next year. SeaWorld... Read More »

Cabot, PA - Republican Santorum Launches 2016 Bid With Appeal To Middle Class

Yesterday 07:22 PM

Cabot, PA - Republican Rick Santorum, who fell short in his 2012 presidential bid, launched another run for the White House on Wednesday with a... Read More »

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Iran - Letter To Obama Discussed At Washington Post Reporter's Trial In Iran

Yesterday 07:05 PM

Iran - A letter a detained Washington Post journalist wrote to U.S. President Barack Obama and a trip he made to the U.S. Consulate in Dubai have... Read More »

Detroit - GM To Offer Android, Apple Systems In Many 2016 Models

Yesterday 06:00 PM

Detroit - By the end of the year, nearly every major automaker will begin offering Apple's CarPlay or Google's Android Auto, two systems that... Read More »

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New Delhi, India - Heat Wave Leaves 1,100 Dead In India, Melts Roads

Yesterday 05:25 PM

New Delhi, India - Soaring summer temperatures in India have left over 1,100 people dead over the past month, officials said Wednesday. Most of... Read More »

Prague - Holocaust Meeting Calls On Nations To Do More For Survivors

Yesterday 05:00 PM

Prague - Representatives of 39 nations urged governments on Wednesday to do more for Holocaust survivors in the remaining time they have. The... Read More »

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Washingotn - U.S. To Review Pilot Mental Health After Germanwings Crash

Yesterday 04:29 PM

Washington - A panel of experts from government and industry will review how the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration monitors the mental health of... Read More »

New York - Nasdaq Sets Record As Wall St. Bounces Back

Yesterday 04:11 PM

New York - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Nasdaq Composite setting a record closing high, led by a rebound in technology and healthcare... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Says No Extension For Iran Nuclear Talks

Yesterday 04:07 PM

Washington - The United States will not consider an extension to reach an agreement on curbing Iran's nuclear program, the State Department said on... Read More »

Washington - Rand Paul Blames GOP Hawks For Rise Of ISIS

Yesterday 03:29 PM

Washington - Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group. The freshman senator... Read More »

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Washington - $150M In Bribes, Dozen Schemes: US Prosecutors' FIFA Case

Yesterday 03:04 PM

Washington - The leaders of soccer federations corrupted the sport for nearly a quarter century by taking $150 million in bribes and payoffs, U.S... Read More »

Last updated: Yesterday 03:18 PM New York - Ex-Madoff Trader Testifies Against Co-Workers, Avoids Prison

Yesterday 03:00 PM

New York - A longtime trader for Bernard Madoff's firm was sentenced Wednesday to 10 months of home confinement after his testimony helped convict... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Praises Saudis For Imposing Sanctions On Hezbollah Officials

Yesterday 02:25 PM

Washington - The United States on Wednesday commended Saudi Arabia for imposing sanctions on two senior officials of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah... Read More »

Washington - U.S. Officials: Islamic State Sympathizers May Have Made Airline Threats

Yesterday 02:12 PM

Washington - Islamic State sympathizers may have been behind more than a dozen threats in the last two days to international flights using U.S... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israeli Air Force Chief Unfazed Egypt May Get Russia's S-300

Yesterday 01:51 PM

Jerusalem - The chief of Israel's air force on Wednesday played down worries voiced by some fellow officials about the possibility of Egypt acquiring... Read More »

Jerusalem - US Senator Graham In Israel Ahead Of Likely Presidential Bid

Yesterday 01:28 PM

Jerusalem - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham says allowing the United Nations to decide the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is a "mistake." The South... Read More »

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Berlin - Quadruplets Born To 65-Year-Old Mom Still In Critical Phase

Yesterday 01:06 PM

Berlin - Doctors caring for quadruplets born prematurely to a 65-year-old Berlin woman say the babies are still in intensive care, but have been... Read More »

New York - Theft Of Copper Cable Causes Major Disruption On NYC Subways

Yesterday 01:04 PM

New York - Subway service was disrupted for hundreds of thousands of commuters Wednesday because of a massive theft of copper cable from train... Read More »

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