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Tel Aviv - Israeli Official: Syria Is Dying, The Funeral Will Be Declared In Due Time Today 08:33 AM Tel Aviv - A senior Israeli defense official said President Bashar al-Assad controlled just a fifth of Syria and may end up in charge of a rump state dominated by his minority Alawite sect. Israel and its neighbor Syria are long-term enemies, but the remarks by Amos Gilad, strategic adviser to...

Medan, Indonesia - Indonesia Military Transport Plane Crashes Into Residential Neighborhood; 37 Dead Today 08:06 AM Medan, Indonesia - An Indonesian air force transport plane plowed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing dozens of people. Television footage showed the wreckage of the downed C-130 Hercules, a crumpled burning car...


Vienna - Iran's FM Returns To Nuke Talks Amid Signs Of Backtracking

Today 07:50 AM

Vienna - Iran's foreign minister returned to the nuclear talks in Vienna where negotiators are struggling to overcome still significant differences... Read More »

Israel - Benjamin Netanyahu Slams Palestinian Authority For Failing To Condemn Terror Attacks

Today 07:31 AM

Jerusalem - Israel's prime minister has criticized the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for its failure to publicly condemn a recent spate of... Read More »

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Paris - Wikileaks: NSA Wiretapped Two French Finance Ministers

Today 12:19 AM

Paris - The U.S. National Security Agency wiretapped the communications of two successive French finance ministers and collected information on... Read More »

New York - 5 Ways Airlines Are Actually Making Flying Better

Yesterday 11:30 PM

New York - Packed planes Less legroom. Fewer frequent flier miles. Is that all summer travelers can look forward to? Thankfully, no. Amid the... Read More »

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Los Angeles, CA - PETA Sues California Over Chicken Slaughter Methods

Yesterday 11:05 PM

Los Angeles, CA - An animal rights group sued the California Department of Food and Agriculture on Monday, seeking to end the electric stunning of... Read More »

Washington - FBI Investigating Corruption At New York Prison After Escape

Yesterday 10:38 PM

Washington - The FBI is investigating possible broader corruption, including potential drug trafficking, at the upstate New York prison from which... Read More »

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Washington - Obama Makes 5 Million More Americans Eligible For Overtime

Yesterday 10:20 PM

Washington - Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled... Read More »

Mexico City - Billionaire Carlos Slim Scraps Project With Donald Trump After Mexico Insults

Yesterday 10:00 PM

Mexico City - A television company controlled by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has canceled a project with real estate developer and TV... Read More »

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New York - Malone Residents Show Appreciation To Law Enforcement After Prison Escapees Found

Yesterday 09:41 PM

New York - ┬áCommunity members of Malone lined the streets of the small town and held a rally to show support and gratitude to law enforcement after... Read More »

New York - A World Apart: 2 Women With Birthdates In 1800s Still Alive

Yesterday 09:22 PM

New York - When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still... Read More »

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New York - Commissioner Bratton To City Council: NYPD Can Reform Itself

Yesterday 08:48 PM

New York - Police Commissioner William Bratton renewed his opposition on Monday to a set of proposed regulations on use of force and other policing... Read More »

Last updated: Yesterday 10:53 PM Brooklyn, NY - Prominent Chabad Rabbi Killed In Tragic Car Accident In Crown Heights (video)

Yesterday 07:45 PM

Brooklyn, NY - ┬áRabbi Yekutiel Rapp, 66, a beloved and respected Crown Heights rabbi, has been tragically killed in a car accident. According to... Read More »

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Baltimore, MD - Wanted Poster Released For Alleged Baltimore Drugstore Arsonist

Yesterday 07:25 PM

Baltimore, MD - U.S. authorities released a wanted poster on Monday of a Baltimore man charged with the high-profile torching of a drugstore during... Read More »

New York - Law Enforcement Experts: Trooper Had The Law On His Side When He Shot Unarmed Escapee

Yesterday 07:00 PM

New York - A state trooper had the law on his side when he shot unarmed prison escapee David Sweat, apparently in the back, as the convicted killer... Read More »

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Manhattan, NY - Car Ban Takes Effect In NYC's Central Park

Yesterday 06:35 PM

Manhattan, NY - A ban on cars in Central Park north of 72nd Street is now in effect. That means the drives in most of the park will be mainly for... Read More »

Washington - Pentagon: Islamic State Seen As Potent Force A Year After Caliphate Declaration

Yesterday 06:00 PM

Washington - A year after Islamic State declared a caliphate on territory seized in Iraq and Syria, the al Qaeda splinter group faces military... Read More »

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Albany, NY - New York Formalizes Ban On Fracking, Ending 7-year Review

Yesterday 05:34 PM

Albany, NY - New York formalized its ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas on Monday, concluding a seven-year environmental and... Read More »

Pine Bush, NY - Pine Bush School District Settles Anti-Semitic Harassment Lawsuit With $4.48M Payout

Yesterday 04:59 PM

Pine Bush, NY - The Pine Bush School District in upstate New York has agreed to pay $4.48 million to settle a 2012 lawsuit that alleged five current... Read More »

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Last updated: Yesterday 05:15 PM Shilo, West Bank - Four Israelis Wounded In Suspected Palestinian West Bank Shooting

Yesterday 04:26 PM

Shilo, West Bank - A gunman opened fire at a group of Israelis near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Monday, the Israeli military said, in a... Read More »

New York - Wall St. Drops Sharply, Dow Down 350 Points On Greek Default Fears

Yesterday 04:10 PM

New York - Stocks are closing with their biggest losses of the year as investors worry about fallout from Greece's worsening debt crisis. Greece... Read More »

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France - Beheading Suspect Denies Jihad Motivation

Yesterday 03:59 PM

France - The man being held in France under suspicion of beheading his boss and trying to blow up a chemicals plant has told investigators there was... Read More »

United Nations - France: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Can Explode At Any Time

Yesterday 03:30 PM

United Nations - France's foreign minister warned Monday that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can explode "at any moment" and the Islamic State... Read More »

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Chicago, IL - Not Backing Down From Mexican Comments, Trump Considers Suing NBC News

Yesterday 03:09 PM

Chicago, IL - Donald Trump says he'll consider suing after NBC announced it was ending its business relationship with the Republican presidential... Read More »

New York - NBC Severing Business Relationship With Donald Trump Over Comments

Yesterday 02:50 PM

New York - NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he... Read More »

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Cyprus - Lebanese Man Jailed In Cyprus Ammonium 'plot' Against Israelis

Yesterday 02:33 PM

Cyprus - Cyprus jailed a member of the armed wing of Hezbollah for six years on Monday after he pleaded guilty to charges of stockpiling explosives... Read More »

West New York, NJ - New Jersey Man Charged With Conspiracy To Provide Material Support To Islamic State

Yesterday 02:00 PM

West New York, NJ - FBI agents on Monday arrested another New Jersey man who is accused of plotting to support the Islamic State group. Authorities charged Alaa Saadeh, 23, of West New York, with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic militant... Read More »

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Vienna - Nuke Talks Set For Several More Days; Signs Of Backtracking

Yesterday 01:36 PM

Vienna - World powers and Iran prepared to move past Tuesday's deadline for a comprehensive nuclear agreement, with officials suggesting significant... Read More »

New York - Petition For NBC To Cut Ties With Trump Draws 200,000 Names

Yesterday 01:00 PM

New York - A petition asking NBC to fire Donald Trump has collected more than 200,000 signatures. Posted on the Change.org website, the petition... Read More »

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Albany, NY - Prison Break: Cuomo Says Escapees Planned To Flee To Mexico, Sweat Remains In Serious Condition

Yesterday 12:36 PM

Albany, NY - Two convicted murderers who escaped from prison and eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks had initially planned to drive to Mexico... Read More »

Paris - 2 Uber Managers Detained In France Over Low-Cost Service

Yesterday 12:33 PM

Paris - French authorities took two Uber managers into custody for questioning on Monday over "illicit activity" involving its low-cost... Read More »

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Geneva - Israel, Palestinians Say To Investigate Gaza Warcrime Accusations

Yesterday 12:00 PM

Geneva - Israel and the Palestinians promised on Monday to investigate alleged war crimes committed by their forces during the 2014 Gaza war, amid... Read More »

Washington - Conservative Ben Carson Is Riding Near The Top In 2016 Presidential Race

Yesterday 11:39 AM

Washington - Ben Carson, a renowned neurosurgeon with no experience in the cutthroat world of Washington politics, is riding a surprising wave of... Read More »

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