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Washington - Investigators Find Secret Service Use In Employee's Personal Dispute Today 09:20 AM Washington - A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor. The report by the Homeland...

Iran - Hundreds Take To Streets To Protest Spate Of Acid Attacks Against Women Today 09:02 AM Iran - Iranians took to the streets in Isfahan on Wednesday, protesting a number of acid attacks against young women carried out in the city in recent weeks. Iranian authorities have arrested a number of suspects in the attacks, but have not confirmed claims that the women were attacked because...


Saudi Arabia - Court Sentences 13 Over Plot To Attack U.S. Soldiers

Today 08:44 AM

Saudi Arabia - A Saudi court has sentenced 13 suspected members of an al Qaeda cell - 11 Saudis, a Qatari and an Afghan citizen - to up to 30 years... Read More »

Pyongyang - North Korea Cites Obama Requests In Freeing American Prisoner

Today 08:27 AM

Pyongyang - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un released one of three Americans detained in the country taking into consideration "repeated requests" of... Read More »

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Berlin - Kerry Says Status Quo Between Israel, Palestinians 'Unsustainable'

Today 08:09 AM

Berlin - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that current relations between Israel and Palestine were "unsustainable" and that the... Read More »

Last updated: Today 08:31 AM Israel - Cross-Border Fire From Egypt Injures 2 IDF Forces On Border

Today 07:50 AM

Israel - The Israeli military says two soldiers have been wounded in the southern Negev Desert after being fired upon by unknown attackers from the Egyptian side of the border. Wednesday's shooting was a rare incident along the normally quiet frontier between Israel... Read More »

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Albany, NY - NY To Require CPR Training In High School

Today 12:15 AM

Albany, NY - New York state is expected to soon require high schools to train students in CPR. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law a... Read More »

New York - NYC Flight Delayed After Ultra-Orthodox Passengers Refuse To Sit Next To Opposite Sex, Exit Plane

Yesterday 11:45 PM

New York – Ultra-Orthodox men and women caused over a one hour delay on a Delta flight Monday night at JFK airport when they de-boarded the plane... Read More »

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Washington - Court Orders Mental Health Evaluation For White House Fence Jumper

Yesterday 11:30 PM

Washington - A federal judge in Washington on Tuesday ordered a 30 day mental health evaluation for Omar Gonzalez, the Iraq war veteran charged with... Read More »

Gaza City - Israel Intelligence Officials, Leader Of Hamas Weigh In On Tunnels Used During War

Yesterday 11:00 PM

Gaza City - In a recent interview with Vanity Fair Magazine (http://vnty.fr/1tb0til) Israeli Intelligence officials and Khalid Mishal, the leader of... Read More »

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San Francisco - Golden Gate Bridge Officials Float Sidewalk Toll For Bicyclists And Pedestrians

Yesterday 10:24 PM

San Francisco - Golden Gate Bridge officials are again floating the idea of charging bicyclists and pedestrians to use the famed span's... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israeli Police Creating New Task Force To Deal With Violence In Jerusalem

Yesterday 10:15 PM

Jerusalem – Israel's senior police officer is creating a new task force to fight violence in Jerusalem following an attack on Jewish families by... Read More »

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New York - Target Offers Free Shipping On All Holiday Items

Yesterday 09:33 PM

New York - Target Corp. is offering for the first time free holiday shipping on all items, including even $6 lipsticks, as the discounter throws... Read More »

Washington - Jewish Group Shifts View On Nazi Benefit Payments

Yesterday 09:00 PM

Washington - An influential Jewish advocacy group said Tuesday it no longer supports allowing suspected Nazi war criminals to receive Social Security... Read More »

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Ottawa - Canada Raises Terrorism Threat Level, Cites Islamist Chatter

Yesterday 08:28 PM

Ottawa - Canada has raised its terrorism threat level to medium from low because of a rise in "general chatter" from radical groups such as Islamic... Read More »

Washington - Ben Bradlee, Washington Post Editor Who Directed Watergate Coverage, Dies at 93

Yesterday 08:18 PM

Washington - In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor... Read More »

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West Bank - PA Chief Negotiator Threatens Unilateral Moves If US Vetoes Palestinians' UN Resolution

Yesterday 07:41 PM

West Bank - Should the US choose to veto the Palestinian Authority UN Security Council resolution to put a timetable on Israeli withdrawal from the... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israelis Question Care Of Hamas Leader's Daughter

Yesterday 07:00 PM

Jerusalem - Israel and the Gaza Strip are bound by much more than enmity: Israel controls nearly everything that comes in and out of the territory... Read More »

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New York - Health Workers Get NY Ebola Education

Yesterday 06:36 PM

New York - Government officials have urged several thousand New York health care workers to protect themselves and help educate the public about... Read More »

Albany, NY - New York State To Settle Landmark Suit Over Public Defenders

Yesterday 06:10 PM

Albany, NY - New York state has agreed to settle a lawsuit claiming its public defense system is underfunded and violates poor people's rights to... Read More »

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Syria - IS Fighters Seize Weapons Cache Airdropped By U.S.-Led Coalition For Kurds

Yesterday 05:44 PM

Syria - Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Jewish Activist And Abuse Victim Remembered After Accidental Death

Yesterday 05:27 PM

Brooklyn, NY - The death of an outspoken advocate against sexual abuse, who was himself the victim of molestation as a child, has been classified as... Read More »

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Detroit - Lawyer For Palestinian Activist Seeks To Bar Terrorism Reference At Trial

Yesterday 04:58 PM

Detroit - Lawyers for a Palestinian activist from Chicago convicted for a fatal bombing in Israel urged a judge Tuesday to bar any reference to... Read More »

Gaza - Palestinians Downbeat On Promised Rebuilding Of Ruined Gaza Strip

Yesterday 04:26 PM

Gaza - The first torrential downpour of an approaching winter has already soaked the Gaza Strip, compounding the misery of thousands of Palestinians... Read More »

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New York - CVS Tacks Tobacco Payment To Prescription Network

Yesterday 04:06 PM

New York - First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at... Read More »

United Nations - U.N. Chief Says Setting Up Investigation Into Shelling At UN Facility

Yesterday 03:41 PM

United Nations - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Tuesday he was setting up an investigation into attacks on United Nations facilities... Read More »

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New York - NYC Police Looking Into Arrest Of Subway Performer

Yesterday 03:17 PM

New York - Fellow musicians are rallying around a subway performer whose arrest in a busy station was captured on video as straphangers jeered the... Read More »

New York - Orthodox Five Towns Resident Uses Social Media To Return Long-Lost Camera

Yesterday 02:44 PM

New York - While it is often denounced as a colossal waste of time, once again it was Facebook to the rescue as a Cedarhurst resident turned to social media to perform the mitzvah of hashavas aveida. Jeff Leb, the Orthodox Union’s New York State director of... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Rabbi Amar, Stern Elected As Chief Rabbis Of Jerusalem

Yesterday 02:16 PM

Jerusalem - After a bitter and prolonged struggle, in an election race replete with political intrigue, legal drama and machinations of every... Read More »

Amman - King Of Jordan Connects Islamic Extremism, Zionist Extremism

Yesterday 01:34 PM

Amman, Jordan – During a meeting with lawmakers on Monday, His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan stated that all must take a side in the war on... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Hostages Held In North Korea Has Been Released

Yesterday 01:13 PM

Washington - Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released, the State Department said Tuesday. State... Read More »

Albany, NY - AG Warns Against Ebola Scams And Solicitations

Yesterday 01:00 PM

Albany, NY - New York’s attorney general is warning consumers about scammers preying on Ebola fears with fundraising scams claiming to benefit... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Restricts Entrants From Ebola-Hit Nations To Five Airports

Yesterday 12:36 PM

Washington - Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for... Read More »

Tehran - Iran Arrests Several Spies Near Bushehr Nuclear Plant

Yesterday 12:21 PM

Tehran - Iranian security services have arrested several suspected spies in the southern province of Bushehr where the country's first nuclear power... Read More »

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