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Vatican - Pope Retracts President Mahmoud Comment, Says Not Recognizing Israel Equals Anti-Semitism

May 28, 2015 06:58 PM

Vatican – Pope Francis retracted an earlier statement calling Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas “an angel of peace” and reportedly... Read More »

Last updated: May 28, 2015 09:21 PM Jerusalem - U.S. Defense Aid To Israel To Rise Over Iran Deal Fears: Sources

May 28, 2015 06:28 PM

Jerusalem - U.S. defense aid to Israel is likely to increase after 2017, sources on both sides said on Thursday, seeing a possible link to... Read More »

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Israel - Tel Aviv Mayor: Israel Should Put Gay Marriage To The Vote

May 28, 2015 06:00 PM

Israel - Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai thinks that Israel should put gay marriage to a popular vote by referendum, just as Ireland successfully did last... Read More »

San Francisco - Google Offers Unlimited Free Storage Of Photos, Videos

May 28, 2015 05:30 PM

San Francisco - Google is willing to store and organize all of the world's digital photos and videos for free. The online photo service announced... Read More »

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Chicago, IL - Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted On Federal Charges

May 28, 2015 05:26 PM

Chicago, IL - Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert was indicted on Thursday on federal charges including making false... Read More »

New York - Amazon Offering Free Same-Day Delivery To Prime Members

May 28, 2015 05:02 PM

New York - Amazon wants to make your impulse buys even more impulsive. The e-commerce powerhouse is offering free same-day delivery service in some... Read More »

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New York - Jewish Man Proves Existence Of God In Brooklyn Court

May 28, 2015 04:37 PM

Brooklyn, NY – God proved his existence in Brooklyn Court Wednesday, making believers out of a Magistrate judge and credit-reporting agency... Read More »

Boston - Boston Still Has Snow Piles Three Stories High

May 28, 2015 04:00 PM

Boston - Snow piles from the record-setting New England winter are lingering in the Boston area, even as the weather turns summer-like. A... Read More »

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Washington - Average US Rate On 30-year Mortgage Rises To 3.87 Pct.

May 28, 2015 03:17 PM

Washington - Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week to their highest level so far this year as new data showed strength in the housing... Read More »

New York - Chobani CEO Pledges To Donate Most Of Wealth

May 28, 2015 03:00 PM

New York - Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya says he will join some of the world's richest individuals in pledging to give away at least half his... Read More »

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New York - Ex-NY Senate Leader Skelos And Son Indicted On Corruption Charges

May 28, 2015 02:37 PM

New York - The former New York Senate leader and his son have been indicted on corruption charges in Manhattan federal court. The indictment was... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israeli Yeshiva Student Drowns In Reservoir

May 28, 2015 02:01 PM

Jerusalem - Emergency workers pronounced the death Thursday of a yeshiva student who drowned after entering the waters to swim in the Beit Zayit... Read More »

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Saratoga Springs, NY - New York Museum Puts 600-plus Veterans Interviews On YouTube

May 28, 2015 01:56 PM

Saratoga Springs, NY - Video interviews of hundreds of veterans from the Empire State are now available on a new YouTube channel established by the... Read More »

New York - Report: NYC Area Airports Worst For Tarmac Delays

May 28, 2015 01:19 PM

New York - A new study says New York City area's three major airports rank the worst in the country for the percentage of flights delayed on the... Read More »

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Sydney, Australia - Jewish Man Riding Bicycle Killed In Australia

May 28, 2015 12:48 PM

Sydney, Australia - A mohel and father of four was hit by a car and killed Thursday in Australia just months after moving there with his... Read More »

Baltimore - Baltimore Gets Bloodier As Arrests Drop Post-Freddie Gray

May 28, 2015 12:29 PM

Baltimore - A 31-year-old woman and a young boy were shot in the head Thursday, becoming Baltimore's 37th and 38th homicide victims so far this... Read More »

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Israel - After Suicide, Lawmakers Discuss Online Shaming

May 28, 2015 12:00 PM

Israel - sraeli lawmakers are looking to take steps to prevent online defamation after a public servant killed himself over an accusatory Facebook... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Indicts Palestinian In Murder Of Polish Tourist

May 28, 2015 11:39 AM

Jerusalem - Israeli police say they have charged a Palestinian man with killing a Polish tourist in Israel in April. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says Daaria Magdalena Rojmiark was walking near a construction site close to her hotel in Nazareth in northern... Read More »

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London - Children Of Belz Sect Banned From U.K. Schools If Mothers Drive Them There

May 28, 2015 11:21 AM

London – The British leaders of the Belz Hasidic sect in the U.K. have publicly stated that women are not allowed to drive, and that children whose... Read More »

Ramle, Israel - Christian Schools In Israel Protest Say Budget Cuts Hurt Community

May 28, 2015 11:00 AM

Ramle, Israel - It was an unlikely display of protesters: nuns cloaked in white, a black-clad priest clutching a golden scepter and dozens of Arab... Read More »

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Tehran - Dissidents: Iran, North Korea Forging Ballistic, Nuclear Ties

May 28, 2015 10:43 AM

Tehran - An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Thursday a delegation of North Korean experts in nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles visited... Read More »

Washington - Chief U.S. Negotiator In Iran Talks To Leave State Department

May 28, 2015 10:16 AM

Washington - The Obama administration's lead nuclear negotiator is leaving her post this summer, by which point the U.S. hopes to have reached an... Read More »

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Jerusalem - U.S. Defense Aid To Israel To Rise Over Iran Deal Fears

May 28, 2015 09:53 AM

Jerusalem - U.S. defense aid to Israel is likely to increase after 2017, sources on both sides said on Thursday, seeing a possible link to... Read More »

Paris - French Foreign Minister To Visit Israel, Palestinian Territories, In Bid To Revive Peace Talks

May 28, 2015 09:33 AM

Paris - France's foreign minister said on Thursday he would travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories in June to try to revive the peace... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israeli Justice Minister Pushes Bill To Stiffen Penalties Against Rock Throwing

May 28, 2015 09:11 AM

Jerusalem - Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked on Thursday announced that she will be aggressively pushing forward with legislation to increase the... Read More »

Hamburg - Germany Drops War Crimes Case Against Former SS Soldier Due To Dementia

May 28, 2015 08:48 AM

Hamburg - Germany will not prosecute a former Nazi SS soldier who allegedly helped kill more than 300 people in Italy during World War Two because he... Read More »

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Washington - Former NY Governor Pataki Launches 2016 Republican Presidential Bid

May 28, 2015 08:22 AM

Washington -Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the latest Republican to get into the race for president. In a video posted Thursday morning on... Read More »

West Bank - Palestinians Refuse To Drop Bid To Expel Israel From FIFA Despite Soccer Scandal

May 28, 2015 08:09 AM

West Bank - The president of the Palestinian Football Association Wednesday refused to withdraw his petition to expel Israel from football's... Read More »

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Zurich - Pressure Mounts On Blatter As FIFA Scandal Widens

May 28, 2015 07:50 AM

Zurich - Pressure mounted on FIFA President Sepp Blatter on Thursday as the corruption scandal engulfing world soccer's governing body deepened, with... Read More »

Moscow - Putin: US Is Meddling In FIFA Affairs, To Swipe 2018 World Cup From Russia

May 28, 2015 07:31 AM

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA's affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take... Read More »

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Washington - FCC Looks To Crack Down On Robocalls, Robotexts

May 28, 2015 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... Read More »

New York - 12 Schemes Outlined By Prosecutors In Soccer Indictment

May 28, 2015 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... Read More »

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