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Albany - Report: US Attorney Investigating NY Senate Leader Skelos Over Income Today 11:50 AM Albany –State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is being investigated by the U.S. Attorney over his sources of income. NBC 4 New York (http://bit.ly/1KehCMS) reports U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara is looking into the senator’s ties to real estate, and how he made his money as a lawyer for the law firm Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, who handles real estate litigation. Skelos, the highest-ranking republican...

New York - FAA Investigating After NY Plane Collision Averted Today 11:39 AM New York - The FAA is investigating a near-midair collision between two planes by an airport north of New York City. WABC reports that JetBlue Flight 94 had begun its descent into Westchester County Airport on Sunday afternoon when its collision-warning system alerted pilots that a small plane...


New York - NYC Mayor Fights Leaks, Orders New Gracie Mansion Roof

Today 11:10 AM

New York - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is getting a new roof over his head. No, he's not moving again. Rather, the city's official... Read More »

Washington - Mitt Romney Says He Will Not Run For President In 2016

Today 10:56 AM

Washington - After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Mitt Romney said definitively on Friday that he will not seek the White... Read More »

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Toronto - Canada To Criminalize Online Terror Threats

Today 10:41 AM

Toronto - Canada will introduce new anti-terror laws that will make it a crime to promote terrorism against Canadians online. The laws will also allow anyone suspected of being involved in a terror plot to be detained without charge for up to seven days, and empower... Read More »

Beirut - Hezbollah Says Doesn't Want War With Israel But Not Afraid Of One

Today 10:12 AM

Beirut - The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday his group did not want war with Israel but was ready for one and reserved the right to... Read More »

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Manhattan, NY - Prominent U.S. Judge Quits Justice Dept Evidence Commission In Protest

Today 09:45 AM

Manhattan, NY - A prominent Manhattan federal judge who has frequently butted heads with U.S. authorities over their handling of financial cases has... Read More »

The Hague - Lawyers Seek Review Of ICC Refusal To Investigate Israel For Gaza Flotilla

Today 09:16 AM

The Hague - Lawyers called Thursday for a review of the International Criminal Court prosecutor's decision not to investigate the storming by Israel... Read More »

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Beijing - Chinese MH370 Relatives Reject Word That Passengers Are Dead

Today 08:55 AM

Beijing - About 100 Chinese families of passengers on the missing Malaysian airliner demanded Friday that Malaysian officials retract their statement... Read More »

Washington - US Economy Slows To 2.6 Percent Growth In Fourth Quarter

Today 08:48 AM

Washington - The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst in consumer spending was offset by weakness in other... Read More »

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Washington - Harry Reid To Netanyahu: John Boehner Was Wrong To Invite You Without Obama's Approval

Today 08:27 AM

Washington - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming address to Congress, slated for March 3, has caused Democratic senators to back away from... Read More »

Tokyo - Islamic State Group Silent As Deadline Passes With No Swap

Today 08:09 AM

Tokyo - The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown Friday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible... Read More »

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West Bank - Ahead Of Election, Israel Unveils Plans To Build 450 New Settler Homes

Today 07:51 AM

West Bank - Israel's settlement watchdog group said Friday that the government has issued hundreds of tenders for housing units in the West Bank, an... Read More »

Brussels - Belgian Authorities Detain 4 In Anti-Terror Sweep

Today 07:31 AM

Brussels - Belgian authorities have detained four suspects during an anti-terror sweep linked to the recruitment of potential jihadis to go fight in... Read More »

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West Milford, NJ - Small Aircraft Lands On New Jersey Highway; No Injuries

Today 12:30 AM

West Milford, NJ - A single-engine airplane has landed on a highway in northern New Jersey, but there are no reports of injuries. The Federal... Read More »

Washington - U.S. FCC Warns Against Blocking Personal Wi-Fi Access

Yesterday 11:59 PM

Washington - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday warned hotels and other entities against blocking personal Wi-Fi access, or hot... Read More »

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Boston - John Kerry Fined $50 For Failing To Shovel Snow Outside Home

Yesterday 11:45 PM

Boston - John Kerry has many titles — secretary of state, former senator, one-time Democratic candidate for president. The globe-spanning diplomat can add one more: snow shoveling scofflaw. After a blizzard dumped two feet of snow on his city this week, Boston... Read More »

New York, NY - NYC Public Defenders In Video Advocate Killing Police

Yesterday 11:30 PM

New York, NY - Attorneys at a New York City public defenders office participated in an online video that advocated the killing of police officers... Read More »

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Los Angeles - Some Doctors Won't See Patients With Anti-vaccine Views

Yesterday 11:00 PM

Los Angeles - With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His... Read More »

New York - Court OKs Use Of Electronic Signature In Domestic Case

Yesterday 10:25 PM

New York - Prosecutors and domestic violence advocates are hailing a judge's ruling that allows for the use of electronic signature by a victim in a... Read More »

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Canada - Montreal Man Tries To Enter Jewish Day School To ‘Liberate’ Children

Yesterday 10:05 PM

Canada – A Montreal man tried to enter an ultra-Orthodox day school for children on Tuesday to ‘liberate’ them. The man, dressed in flag of... Read More »

New York - For Traders, Oil's Plunge Takes A Toll On Egos And Accounts

Yesterday 09:49 PM

New York - The plunge in oil has crushed the Russian ruble, erased $80 billion from Exxon Mobil's market value and pushed Venezuela to the brink of... Read More »

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Albuquerque, NM - Balloon Crew Surpasses Distance Record In Pacific Flight

Yesterday 09:15 PM

Albuquerque, NM - Two pilots soaring over the Pacific Ocean made history Thursday, traveling farther than the 5,209-mile (8,383-kilometer) official... Read More »

San Francisco - FBI Releases Photos Of San Francisco Gold Nugget Thieves

Yesterday 08:52 PM

San Francisco - The FBI has released photos made from surveillance video of three masked thieves stealing historic gold nuggets on display at a San... Read More »

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New York - Pot Arrests Plunge In NYC After Policy Change

Yesterday 08:19 PM

New York - New York City's pledge to stop making many marijuana arrests is playing out on the streets, where arrests and summonses for small-time pot... Read More »

Detroit - 2011 Vehicle Models With Highest And Lowest Death Rates

Yesterday 08:00 PM

Detroit - The Insurance Institute for Highway safety examined fatalities involving 2011 model year vehicles, looking at how many driver fatalities occurred in a particular model over the course of a year of operation, expressed as a rate per million registered vehicle... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israeli Center-Left Alliance Looks To Unseat Netanyahu

Yesterday 07:33 PM

Jerusalem - When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dissolved his unwieldy coalition and called new elections last month, he appeared almost certain... Read More »

Cleveland, OH - Ohio Rabbi Held On Charges Of Sexually Abusing Maryland Girl

Yesterday 07:08 PM

Cleveland, OH - An Ohio Orthodox rabbi charged with sexually abusing a Maryland girl was ordered held on $500,000 bail and to turn in his passport... Read More »

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Washington - Study: Chances Of Dying In A Car Crash Plunged Over 3 Years

Yesterday 07:06 PM

Washington - Safety researchers say the chances of dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years... Read More »

Jerusalem - Peres On Benjamin Netanyahu Speech: When The US President Tells You Not To Come To US, You Don't Go

Yesterday 06:31 PM

Jerusalem - Former president Shimon Peres on Thursday criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his upcoming speech before the US Congress... Read More »

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Paris - Bulgaria Extradites Man Suspected Of Link To French Attacks

Yesterday 06:00 PM

Paris - French authorities filed preliminary terrorism charges Thursday against a Frenchman extradited from Bulgaria and linked to gunmen behind... Read More »

Las Vegas - Delta Flight Lands In Vegas With Pilot Locked Out Of Cockpit

Yesterday 05:25 PM

Las Vegas - Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from Minneapolis made an emergency landing in Las Vegas on Thursday with the co-pilot at the controls after the pilot was locked out of the cockpit. McCarran International Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews says... Read More »

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Buenos Aires - At Root Of Argentina Spy Intrigue: A Deal With Iran

Yesterday 05:00 PM

Buenos Aires - President Cristina Fernandez has portrayed Argentina's spy agency as sinister, accountable to no one, and possibly responsible for the... Read More »

Des Moines, IA - As Romney Weighs '16 Bid, His Past Donors Commit To Jeb Bush

Yesterday 04:30 PM

Des Moines, IA - Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. The donors, in interviews with The Associated... Read More »

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