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New York - Questions Raised Over Slaying By Retired Guard In NYC Subway Today 07:30 AM New York - At the height of the evening rush in Brooklyn, Gilbert Drogheo took a subway ride that he didn't survive. Drogheo, a 32-year-old electrician's apprentice and father of a 5-year-old daughter, was fatally shot in a crowded station by another man who said he wanted to apprehend him for assault. The shooter, William Groomes, wasn't a police officer — he was a 68-year-old former city jail guard who was licensed to carry a concealed...

San Juan, Puerto Rico - Unusual Wake Held For Puerto Rican Taxi Driver Today 02:00 AM San Juan, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rican taxi driver Victor Perez Cardona's final fare was highly unusual: a wreath of flowers for his own funeral. Honoring his final request, the body of the 73-year-old, who died of cancer, was propped in the seat of his taxi cab, hands locked on the wheel, as if...


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Washington - Biden Reassures Iraqi Prime Minister Of US Support After Defense Chief Said Iraqis Show No Will To Fight IS

Today 01:45 AM

Washington - Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning... Read More »

Washington - Man With Pressure Cooker In Car Apologizes After Police Blew Up Vehicle Near U.S. Capitol

Today 01:31 AM

Washington - A Virginia man who triggered a bomb scare on Sunday near the U.S. Capitol apologized and explained the suspicious device was a pressure... Read More »

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Brussels - Hundreds Pay Tribute To Victims Killed At City's Jewish Museum, Year After Attack

Today 01:15 AM

Brussels - Hundreds of people paid homage on Sunday to victims killed one year ago at the Brussels Jewish Museum. Four people were killed in the... Read More »

Trenton, NJ - World Renowned Mathematician John Nash, Wife Killed In Car Crash

Today 12:45 AM

Trenton, NJ - Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed... Read More »

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Austin, TX - Texas Governor Says Deadly Flooding Is Worst Ever Seen, Declares States Of Emergency

Today 12:13 AM

Austin, TX - Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday described the flash flooding that had killed at least three people in his state as "a relentless... Read More »

West Bank - Palestinians To Push Forth With Bid To Oust Israel From FIFA

Yesterday 11:55 PM

West Bank - The head of the Palestine Football Association says he is pressing forth with his bid to oust Israel from FIFA despite efforts from its... Read More »

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Washington - Senate Blocks Temporary NSA Extensions

Yesterday 11:24 PM

Washington - The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to... Read More »

Washington - Memorial Day : US Reflects On Veterans' Sacrifices

Yesterday 11:09 PM

Washington - During Memorial Day observances today at Arlington National Cemetery, President Barack Obama spoke about the sacrifices made by the... Read More »

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Lynn, MA - Hundreds Rally After Raw Pork Dumped At Holocaust Memorial

Yesterday 10:50 PM

Lynn, MA - Hundreds of people have gathered in suburban Boston for a peace rally in response to the desecration of a Holocaust memorial with chunks... Read More »

Israel - Netanyahu Thanks U.S. For Blocking United Nations Mideast Nuclear Arms Ban

Yesterday 10:30 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States for blocking an Egyptian-led drive on a possible Middle East nuclear... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Ex-Israeli PM Olmert Sentenced To More Jail Time For Corruption

Yesterday 10:04 PM

Jerusalem - Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S... Read More »

New York - Anonymous Threats Against Airliners Prompt Plane Searches, Military Escort To NYC

Yesterday 09:45 PM

New York - Anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners, possibly from the same source, caused a scare on Monday involving four... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Palestinian Stabs Two Jewish Teens Heading To Kotel For All-Night Study On Shavuot Holiday

Yesterday 09:29 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli police say a 19-year-old Palestinian man stabbed two Israeli teenagers as they walked to a holy site on a Jewish... Read More »

New York - NY Judge: Release Testimony By Rosenberg Brother In Spy Case

May 22, 2015 06:05 PM

New York - A judge has ordered the unsealing of key grand jury testimony from 1950 that may give new fuel to suspicions that Ethel Rosenberg was... Read More »

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Southern Shuneh, Jordan - Analysis: At Mideast Forum, Hopes For Future Amid Chaos

May 22, 2015 05:30 PM

Southern Shuneh, Jordan - Against a backdrop of Iraq and Syria in flames, Middle Eastern political and business leaders sought to focus on a future... Read More »

Goshen, NY - Orange County Hires Researcher To Study Impact Of Proposed 507-acre Annexation By Kiryas Joel

May 22, 2015 05:00 PM

Goshen, NY - Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus announced on Friday the initiation of an independent analysis to study the impact of the... Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - Former Jewish Political Candidate Arrested On Child Porn Charges

May 22, 2015 04:47 PM

New York – A failed political candidate and Brooklyn Tea Party founder Joseph Hayon was arrested Thursday on charges of possessing and sharing child pornography. The ultra-conservative Hayon, 37, admitted to authorities that he traded pictures of children between... Read More »

Washington - Authorities: More Than 1 Person Responsible For Slayings Of DC Family

May 22, 2015 04:23 PM

Washington - Authorities believe more than one person is responsible for slayings of four people inside the mansion of a wealthy Washington... Read More »

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Washington - Clinton Got Now-classified Benghazi Info On Private Email

May 22, 2015 04:02 PM

Washington - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server that has now been classified about the... Read More »

Washington - White House: Offensive Twitter Posts Part Of 'Open Society'

May 22, 2015 03:45 PM

Washington - The White House says "offensive and disgusting" replies posted on President Barack Obama's new Twitter account are part of an open... Read More »

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The Hague, Netherlands - Dutch Art Sleuth Helps German Police Track Down Nazi Art

May 22, 2015 03:07 PM

The Hague, Netherlands - A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis said he helped German police... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Rise In Number Of Pertussis Cases In Orthodox Jewish Community Prompts City To Issue Alert

May 22, 2015 02:58 PM

Brooklyn, NY - Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is on the rise in Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, according to a press release... Read More »

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Southern Shuneh, Jordan - AP Interview: $100 Billion Saudi City To Be Ready By 2035

May 22, 2015 02:38 PM

Southern Shuneh, Jordan - A $100 billion city-from-scratch in Saudi Arabia is to be completed by 2035 and will serve as the main logistics and... Read More »

Hampton, NH - Clinton: All Information In Emails 'Handled Appropriately'

May 22, 2015 02:18 PM

Hampton, NH - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says all of the information contained in her emails from her time as... Read More »

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Williamsburg, NY - Brooklyn Woman Accused Of Stealing $100K From Brinks

May 22, 2015 01:22 PM

Brooklyn, NY – A Brooklyn woman who was accused of taking $100,000 from a Brinks facility after leaving her shift two hours early in April was arrested Thursday. Stephanie Jorge, 26, left her job in the counting room early April 7 and never returned to work... Read More »

Washington - Obama Meets Jewish Classroom Of Pre-schoolers After Speech In Synagogue

May 22, 2015 01:00 PM

Washington - U.S. President Barack Obama pushed back against criticism of his policies toward Israel on Friday, asserting his objections in a rare... Read More »

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Seoul - South Korean Court Frees Korean Air 'Nut Rage' Executive

May 22, 2015 12:03 PM

Seoul - A South Korean court on Friday suspended the prison term of a former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" tantrum delayed a flight... Read More »

Last updated: May 22, 2015 12:48 PM Washington - Obama Tells People Of Israel: 'America Has Its Back'

May 22, 2015 11:40 AM

Washington - President Barack Obama said Friday he "forcefully" objects to suggestions that policy differences between his administration and the... Read More »

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Paris - Eiffel Tower Closed Amid Workers' Anger About Pickpockets

May 22, 2015 11:18 AM

Paris - The Eiffel Tower closed to the public Friday as workers protested a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the Paris landmark that attracts... Read More »

New City, NY - Rockland County Executive Ed Day Undergoing Cancer Treatment

May 22, 2015 10:31 AM

New City, NY - Rockland County executive Ed Day is undergoing treatment for prostate cancer. His office says the cancer was detected in the early... Read More »

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Frankfurt - Lufthansa CEO Advocates Random Psych Tests For Pilots

May 22, 2015 10:11 AM

Frankfurt - Random checks of pilots' psychological fitness could help reduce risks in the aviation sector, Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) Chief Executive... Read More »

Chicago, IL - U.S. Bird Flu Causing Egg Squeeze, Emergency Measures

May 22, 2015 09:53 AM

Chicago, IL - As a virulent avian influenza outbreak continues to spread across the Midwestern United States, some egg-dependent companies are... Read More »

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