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New York - Obama To Mandate Steeper Emissions Cuts From US Power Plants Today 07:54 PM New York - President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming. A year...

New York - Uber Valued At About $51 Billion After Latest Funding Round: WSJ Today 07:19 PM New York - Uber Technologies Inc has closed a new round of funding that values the online taxi-hailing company at nearly $51 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Uber raised close to $1 billion in the round, bringing its total funding to more than $5 billion, WSJ reported on Friday, citing one of the people. Investors in the latest round include Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) and the Indian media...

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Manhattan - Photos Of Endangered Animals Projected On Empire State Building

Today 06:25 PM

Manhattan - Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State... Read More »

Kabul - New Afghan Taliban Leader Promises To Continue Insurgency

Today 05:22 PM

Kabul - Political uncertainty inside the Taliban has cast doubt on the prospects for an end to the war in Afghanistan. On Saturday the Taliban's controversial new leader vowed to continue fighting while urging unity among his followers in a message aimed at preventing... Read More »

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Washington - With Jewish Democrats Feeling Heat, Obama Appears To Have Enough Support For Iran Deal

Today 04:31 PM

Washington - US backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of enough Democratic support to ensure it survives review by Congress... Read More »

Washington - Trump Says Won't Be 'throwing Punches' In U.S. Republican Debate

Today 04:00 PM

Washington - Donald Trump, the man to beat in this week's first televised Republican presidential debate, said on Sunday he does not plan to attack... Read More »

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Tehran - Iranian Supreme Leader Publishes Book Calling To Wipe Out Israel, Give Iran Full Reign In The Middle East

Today 03:17 PM

Iran - The supreme leader of Iran is apparently now an aspiring author but one thing is for sure: this is no love story.  According to a report... Read More »

Jerusalem - Charedi Rabbi Investigated In Schlissel Stabbings Accuses Police Of Roughing Up Wife In Arrest

Today 02:25 PM

Jerusalem - A haredi rabbi from Jerusalem claimed on Sunday that police wounded his wife Saturday night upon detaining her for questioning in an investigation into the couple’s possible role in the gay pride parade stabbing that wounded five, and killed one teenage... Read More »

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Beijing - China To Close Beijing's Airports During Military Parade

Today 01:08 PM

Beijing - Chinese authorities have announced they will close Beijing's two airports during a military parade next month to mark the anniversary of... Read More »

Las Vegas - Subway Sandwich Artists Set World Record In Las Vegas

Today 12:25 PM

Las Vegas - Subway's "sandwich artists" cranked out a record number of their lunchmeat masterpieces in Las Vegas on Saturday. Franchisees and... Read More »

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Los Angeles, CA - Alleged Leader Of Israeli Organized Crime Ring Gets 32 Years

Today 11:41 AM

Los Angeles, CA - A Los Angeles man who prosecutors say was a leader of an Israeli organized crime ring that moved drugs and money across the globe... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Thirteen Hurt In Wild Shootout Outside East New York House Party

Today 10:29 AM

Brooklyn, NY - Thirteen people were injured when gunmen opened fired outside a house party in New York City's Brooklyn borough on Sunday, police... Read More »

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Cairo - US, Egypt Resume Formal Security Talks With Kerry Visit

Today 10:22 AM

Cairo - The United States and Egypt on Sunday resumed formal security talks that were suspended six years ago amid the political unrest that swept... Read More »

Israel - 16-Year-Old Teen Stabbed At Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Dies Of Injuries

Today 10:16 AM

Jerusalem - Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem announced that Shira Banki , 16, who was critically injured in a stabbing attack at the Jerusalem... Read More »

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Washington - Renewed Focus On Biden For President Comes Amid Signs Of Weakness For Clinton

Today 10:08 AM

Washington - Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations... Read More »

West Bank - Abbas Orders PA Security Forces To Prevent Revenge Attacks

Today 09:55 AM

West Bank - Amid an increase in tensions between Palestinians and the IDF, Abbas orders security services to prevent attacks to maintain perceived... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israeli Premier Vows 'Zero Tolerance' For Jewish Extremists Terrorism And Hate

Today 09:20 AM

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his government will have "zero tolerance" for Jewish extremists. At his weekly Cabinet... Read More »

Ein Keren, Israel - Massive Brush Fire In Jerusalem Suburbs Leads To Evacuation Of 700 Residents

Today 09:02 AM

Ein Keren, Israel - Over 700 residents of the Even Sapir moshav and Ein Keren, near Hadassah University Medical Center in southwest Jerusalem, were... Read More »

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Paris - Malaysian Official: New Debris Found In Reunion Belongs To 'Domestic Ladder,' Not A Plane Part

Today 08:35 AM

Paris - A senior Malaysian official says that an object found in Reunion has been confirmed as "a domestic ladder" and is not a plane part, amid... Read More »

Israel - Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Visits Victims Of Gay Pride Parade Stabbing Spree

Today 08:30 AM

Jerusalem - Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem Aryeh Stern visited the victims of the stabbing attack at the capital’s gay pride march, denouncing the... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel To Detain Jewish Militant Suspected Of Violence Against Palestinians Without Trial

Today 07:40 AM

Jerusalem - Israel intends to detain without trial citizens suspected of political violence against Palestinians, government officials said on Sunday... Read More »

Balma, France - Suspected Flight 370 Wing Flap Arrives At French Facility

Today 01:46 AM

Balma, France - A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility... Read More »

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New York - NYC Health Official Expects More Legionnaires' Disease Cases

Today 01:30 AM

New York - A New York City health official says it is likely doctors will diagnose more cases of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in the coming... Read More »

Gemany - Berlin Wall Daubed With Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Today 01:15 AM

Germany - Berlin police say a well-known city landmark has been defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti in an incident that comes as thousands of Jewish... Read More »

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London - UK police confirm 3 bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

Today 12:48 AM

London - Three relatives of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed when a private jet crashed on landing in southern... Read More »

New York - Donald Trump's Companies Have Sought Visas To Import At Least 1,100 Workers

Today 12:13 AM

New York - Donald Trump is staking his run for U.S. president in part on a vow to protect American jobs. But this month, one of his companies, the... Read More »

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Queens, NY - Orthodox Jews File "Discrimination" Suit Over Key Fob Renovations In Lefrak City

Today 12:00 AM

Queens, New York - Orthodox Jewish residents of the massive 4,605 apartment complex in Lefrak City, Queens have filed a "discrimination" suit against... Read More »

Jerusalem - Thousands Rally Across Israel Following Gay Pride Stabbing Attack

Yesterday 11:42 PM

Jerusalem - Thousands of Israelis attended demonstrations across the country on Saturday, two days after an ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed six people at... Read More »

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Washington - Dems Still Weighing Iran Deal, But Happy With Obama Outreach

Yesterday 11:20 PM

Washington - Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency — his... Read More »

Tel Aviv - Isaac Herzog: Jewish And Muslim Terror Should Be Dealt With In The Same Way

Yesterday 10:45 PM

Tel Aviv - Following the deadly West Bank arson on Friday in which Jewish extremists are suspected, and the knifing attack at theJerusalem gay... Read More »

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Washington - Biden, Aides Talking With Supporters About Possible Presidential Run: NYT

Yesterday 10:31 PM

Washington - Vice President Joe Biden, inspired in part by his late son, has been holding meetings at his Washington home to discuss challenging... Read More »

Ramallah, West Bank - Palestinian Shot By Israeli Troops During Protest Dies

Yesterday 10:14 PM

Ramallah, West Bank - An 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops during a demonstration over the killing of a Palestinian toddler died of his... Read More »

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Washington - Dozens Of Clinton Emails Censored For Security Reasons

Yesterday 09:57 PM

Washington - Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton‘s private, unsecure home server contain national security information now deemed too... Read More »

New York - FAA: 'Unmanned Aircraft' Seen Flying Near NY JFK Airport

Yesterday 09:43 PM

New York - Federal officials are investigating after a pilot reported seeing an unmanned aircraft while approaching John F. Kennedy International... Read More »

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