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New York - NYC Proposes Rules To Put The Brakes On Sleepy Taxi Drivers

Today 03:15 PM

New York - Cabbies will have to pull over after driving 12 hours in any 24-hour period under rules proposed by New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission. Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) announced the proposed rules Tuesday and said they will keep...Read More »

Orange County, NY - Kiryas Joel Beats Back Legal Challenges Against Cornwall Well

Today 03:00 PM

Orange County, NY - Plans to continue building a well in Cornwall will go forward after an acting Supreme Court justice threw out two lawsuits questioning the validity of the well’s permit, according to a report by Record Online (http://bit.ly/22nJ8lQ). Last year...Read More »

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Ramallah - In Tough Times, Most Palestinians View Government As Corrupt

Today 02:30 PM

Ramallah - A gated community of villas with well-tended flower gardens near the West Bank town of Ramallah may help explain why Palestinians almost...Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - NYC's Police, Firefighters Brawl At Charity Football Game

Today 01:52 PM

Brooklyn, NY - The New York Police Department says a melee that erupted at a charity football game between police and firefighters just shows that...Read More »

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Bald Head Island, NC - Mom Charged With Child Abuse For Letting Son, 11, Drive Golf Cart

Today 01:30 PM

Bald Head Island, NC - A woman says she was arrested, charged with child abuse and detained for hours for letting her 11-year-old son drive a golf cart during a family vacation on a North Carolina beach resort island. Julie Mall tells The Charlotte Observer...Read More »

New York, NY - World Trade Center Observatory Marks Anniversary

Today 12:59 PM

New York, NY - It's been about a year since the observatory at One World Trade Center opened to the public. The attraction, called One World...Read More »

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New York - Trump Says He's Asking Donations _ But Only After GOP Asked

Today 12:34 PM

New York - Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week. The events directly benefit his campaign, but he doesn't see it that...Read More »

New York - Coming Soon To Twitter: More Room To Tweet

Today 12:09 PM

New York - Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or less. The social media service said Tuesday that in...Read More »

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Bronx, NY - Bronx Man Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Support Islamic State

Today 11:48 AM

Bronx, NY - A New York City man rejected twice trying to enter the United Kingdom after his camouflage clothing, nunchakus and Islamic State flag images on his cellphone raised suspicions was arrested Tuesday on charges that he tried to assist the terrorism...Read More »

Washington - US New-home Sales Jump To Highest Level In More Than 8 Years

Today 11:22 AM

Washington - Americans ramped up their purchases of new homes in April to the highest level since January 2008, evidence of a strong start to the...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israeli Watchdog Report Slams Netanyahu Over Travel Expenses

Today 10:59 AM

Jerusalem - Israel's official government watchdog released a lengthy report Tuesday into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's travel expenses before...Read More »

Newark, NJ - 2 Employees Bound During Robbery At Newark Airport

Today 10:34 AM

Newark, NJ - Police are looking for two suspects in a robbery at Newark Liberty International Airport. Port Authority Police spokesman Joe...Read More »

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West Bank - Palestinians Reject Netanyahu’s Call For Direct Paris Talks

Today 10:01 AM

West Bank - The Palestinians on Monday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s call to hold direct talks in Paris under the auspices of the...Read More »

Jerusalem - Police: Foul Play Not Suspected In Death Of Palestinian In Jail Cell

Today 09:38 AM

Jerusalem - Police do not suspect criminal wrongdoing in the death of a Palestinian man found dead in a holding cell at the Jerusalem District Police station earlier this month, a spokesperson for the district said Tuesday. The man, 36-year-old Reshek Asraf of East...Read More »

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Washington - Democrats, Seeking Unity, Give Sanders Say In Party Platform

Today 09:16 AM

Washington - The Democratic Party said on Monday it would give U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform...Read More »

Tokyo - Thieves Use Fake Cards To Steal $13 Million In Three Hours from ATMs Across Japan

Today 08:46 AM

Tokyo - Criminals who stole millions of dollars from automatic teller machines across Japan in a three-hour spree probably chose the country because...Read More »

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West Bank - Israel Returns Bodies Of Three Terrorists To Their Families

Today 08:25 AM

West Bank - The bodies of three terrorists were returned their families on Monday via the Beitunya border crossing, near Ramallah.  The returned...Read More »

Paris - French Investigators Raid Google's Paris HQ Over Tax Case - Source

Today 08:02 AM

Paris, France - French investigators raided Google's Paris headquarters on Tuesday as part of a probe over tax payments, a source close to the...Read More »

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Tehran - 90-Year-Old Anti-Western Hardliner Elected As Head Of Iran's Top Clerical Body

Today 07:51 AM

Tehran - A hard-line Iranian cleric who has been in the country's power structure since its 1979 Islamic Revolution was chosen on Tuesday to lead the...Read More »

Last updated: Today 08:36 AM Cairo - Forensic Expert: Human Remains in EgyptAir Crash Have Burns

Today 07:30 AM

Cairo - A senior Egyptian forensics official says human remains recovered from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 have burns on them and are "very...Read More »

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Carlisle, IA - World's First Surviving Septuplets Graduate High School

Yesterday 11:20 PM

Carlisle, IA - The world's first surviving septuplets have graduated from their Iowa high school. Alexis, Brandon, Joel, Kelsey, Kenny, Natalie...Read More »

Los Angeles, CA - Sanders: Democratic Convention Could Be 'Messy'

Yesterday 11:00 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Bernie Sanders predicted Monday that the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia could be "messy" as he pushed the party to...Read More »

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Los Angeles - Facebook Makes Changes To 'Trending Topics' After Review

Yesterday 10:30 PM

Los Angeles - Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network following a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views. Facebook's General Counsel Colin...Read More »

San Francisco - Ride-hailing Service Lyft Testing Reservation Feature

Yesterday 10:00 PM

San Francisco - Ride-hailing service Lyft says it's testing a feature that would let users schedule a trip up to 24 hours in advance. While many...Read More »

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New York - Jewish Honduran Family Seeks Dismissal Of U.S. Money Laundering Case

Yesterday 09:37 PM

New York - Two members of a prominent Honduran family accused by U.S. authorities of engaging in a decade-long money laundering scheme are seeking...Read More »

Tokyo - Obama's Hiroshima Visit Stirs Differing Views Across Pacific

Yesterday 09:03 PM

Tokyo - Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the...Read More »

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Amsterdam - Woman Stabbed In Amsterdam Kosher Eatery

Yesterday 07:45 PM

Amsterdam - A patron at a kosher cafe in Amsterdam has been hospitalized after an apparently unprovoked stabbing. Ronnie Eisenmann, president of...Read More »

Geneva - North Korean Envoy Rejects Trump Overture To Meet Leader

Yesterday 07:32 PM

Geneva - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposal to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a "kind of propaganda or...Read More »

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Washington - Head Of Security For TSA Removed From Post: House Panel

Yesterday 07:06 PM

Washington - The head of security for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has been removed from his position, the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee said on Monday on Twitter. The House panel, which held a hearing last week on long lines...Read More »

Washington - Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Under FBI Probe Over Campaign Donations

Yesterday 06:30 PM

Washington - Virginia's Democratic governor, Terry McAuliffe, is under investigation by the FBI and the U.S. Justice Department over campaign...Read More »

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New York - NYC Council Eyes Easing Punishments For Public Urination, Litter

Yesterday 06:02 PM

New York - The City Council is poised to pass a series of criminal justice reforms that would sharply curtail the punishments for low-level offenses such as littering and peeing in public, an overhaul intended to help unclog the courts and jails of the nation's largest...Read More »

Washington - Obama Signs Bill Striking Offensive Terms From US Laws

Yesterday 05:35 PM

Washington - Federal laws will no longer include outdated and offensive terms used to describe minority groups. President Barack Obama signed a...Read More »

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