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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 text messages under changes to autodialing rules proposed on Wednesday. The Federal Communications Commission plans to vote on June 18 on the...

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 AMERICAS Traffic Brazil purchased rights for the three tournaments in a deal worth $6.6 million. Nicolas Leoz of Paraguay, then president of the...


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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

Jerusalem - Quartet Mideast Envoy Tony Blair Resigns

Yesterday 12:30 PM

Jerusalem - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday stepped down from his post as the international community's Mideast envoy... Read More »

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Gaza - Senior Hamas Official Abu Marzouk Settling In Gaza For Good

Yesterday 12:02 PM

Gaza - A senior Hamas official says he is moving to the Gaza Strip for good, underscoring the gradual shift of the Islamic militant movement's power... Read More »

New York - New Bill Introduced In Albany Would Cover Expensive IVF Treatments

Yesterday 11:41 AM

Albany, NY – A new bill introduced in Albany is looking to cover the expensive cost of in-vitro fertilization. Sponsors of the bill said that... Read More »

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Tai'an, China - WATCH: Man Covers Himself With 1.1 Million Bees, Sets World Record

Yesterday 11:39 AM

Tai'an, China - Wearing only his underpants, Gao Bingguo set a new Guinness World Record after he covered himself with almost 1.1 million bees... Read More »

Berlin - Payments Start To Child Survivors Of Holocaust

Yesterday 11:03 AM

Berlin - Child survivors of the Holocaust have begun receiving additional financial assistance from Germany under a landmark agreement reached last... Read More »

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Paris - France: No Iran Deal Without Full Access To Military Sites

Yesterday 10:30 AM

Paris - France's foreign minister said on Wednesday his country would not back any nuclear deal with Iran unless it provided full access to all... Read More »

Cairo - Egypt To Israel: Hold Back Your Aggression

Yesterday 09:55 AM

Cairo - Egyptian officials demanded Wednesday that "Israel hold its aggression" and practice restraint toward the Gaza Strip. The comments, told... Read More »

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