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Seattle, WA - Microsoft Co-founder Allen Commits $100 Million To Ebola Fight

October 23, 2014 10:00 PM

Seattle, WA - Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen said on Thursday he would increase his total donations to organizations tackling Ebola to more... Read More »

Towson, MD - Rabbi Charged With Voyeurism Also Investigated If He Spied On Female Students

October 23, 2014 09:33 PM

Towson, MD – Investigators are looking further into the background of a D.C. rabbi to who was accused of spying on women as they undressed at a ritual bath, to find out if he also recorded students he taught at Towson University. While a professor at Towson, Rabbi... Read More »

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Last updated: October 23, 2014 10:49 PM New York - NYC Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola, 1st In City

October 23, 2014 09:02 PM

New York, NY - An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the... Read More »

Jerusalem - Vice News Video Profiles Netzah Yehuda, Haredim Who Oppose It

October 23, 2014 09:00 PM

Jerusalem – Since Israel became a state, the Haredi population has been exempt from serving in the military. However, growing pressure from the... Read More »

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London - Insurer Epic Offers Ebola Cover For U.S. Health And Emergency Workers

October 23, 2014 08:29 PM

London - U.S. insurer Epic said on Thursday it had launched Ebola indemnity cover for U.S. healthcare and emergency workers. At least 4,877 people have died in the world's worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, mainly in West Africa. Three cases have been diagnosed... Read More »

United Kingdom - London Chasidic School Threatened With Closure Over Unfit Student Welfare

October 23, 2014 08:16 PM

United Kingdom - Inspectors at a Chasidic school in London were told that they need to improve the welfare of its students or face closure. The JC.com (http://bit.ly/1rs7BS6) reports inspectors found the situation unsatisfactory at Talmud Torah Yetev Lev after a... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Japanese Food, Drink Exports Expanding In Israel

October 23, 2014 08:00 PM

Jerusalem – With the help from the JapanExternal Trade Organization (JETRO), Japanese-Israeli trade is increasing as Japan dives into the kosher market. Israel National News (http://bit.ly/1wn6zfB) reports Kei Takagi, manager of JETRO’s Tel Aviv branch, says the... Read More »

Washington - Senators Plan Bill To Block Benefits For Ex-Nazis

October 23, 2014 07:17 PM

Washington - Two Democratic senators announced Thursday they will introduce legislation that would stop suspected Nazi war criminals from collecting... Read More »

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Berlin - 1 Killed, 11 Injured In German Gas Pipe Explosion

October 23, 2014 06:16 PM

Berlin - Authorities say one person was killed and 11 were injured in an explosion after a gas pipe was damaged during construction work in a western... Read More »

Kiryas Joel, NY - Feds Settle With Kiryas Joel Slaughterhouse Over Pollution

October 23, 2014 05:38 PM

Kiryas Joel, NY - Federal prosecutors say a New York slaughterhouse that supplies kosher chicken to Orthodox Jews discharged chicken parts and other... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Vows 'Harshest Response' After Palestinian Car Attack

October 23, 2014 04:55 PM

Jerusalem - Israel on Thursday pledged a tough response to any further attacks in Jerusalem as police flooded flashpoint Arab neighbourhoods a day... Read More »

Queens, NY - Man Shot Dead After Striking NYPD Officer With Ax

October 23, 2014 04:34 PM

Queens, NY - New York City police have shot and killed a man they say critically injured a patrol officer with a hatchet. Police say the attack... Read More »

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Last updated: October 23, 2014 05:12 PM Ottawa - Surveillance Video Shows Ottawa Shooter, Police Say Acted Alone, Recently Applied For A Passport

October 23, 2014 04:26 PM

Ottawa - The gunman in Wednesday's attack on Canada's capital Ottawa acted alone and there was no apparent link to an attack in Quebec earlier in the... Read More »

Washington - State Dep. Confirms Baby Killed By Palestinian Driver In Jerusalem Was American

October 23, 2014 04:05 PM

Washington - A 3-month-old baby killed in Jerusalem when a Palestinian man slammed his car into pedestrians was an American, the U.S. State... Read More »

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Last updated: October 23, 2014 04:19 PM New York, NY - NYC Hospital Testing Doctor With Ebola-Like Symptoms

October 23, 2014 03:39 PM

New York, NY - A New York City hospital is running Ebola tests on a healthcare worker with Doctors Without Borders who returned to the United States... Read More »

Geneva - Swiss Chain Apologizes For Coffee Cream Bearing Hitler, BiMussolini

October 23, 2014 03:16 PM

Geneva - A leading Swiss supermarket chain is apologizing for what it calls an "unforgivable blunder": distributing mini-containers of coffee cream... Read More »

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New York - Hillary Clinton Supports Cuomo For NY Governor

October 23, 2014 02:38 PM

New York - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is supporting New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for a second term. Clinton appeared at a... Read More »

Jerusalem - Recording Released Of Emergency Call From Scene Of Jerusalem Terror Attack

October 23, 2014 02:05 PM

Jerusalem - Magen David Adom released Thursday a recording of an emergency call from a bystander who witnessed the terror attack in Jerusalem on... Read More »

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Washington - US: IS Earns $1M Per Day In Black Market Oil Sales

October 23, 2014 02:00 PM

Washington - The U.S. Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are earning about $1 million a day just from black market oil sales. The... Read More »

Ottawa - Canadian Guard Credited With Killing Gunman Greeted As Hero

October 23, 2014 01:40 PM

Ottawa - The guard credited with killing a gunman in Canada's parliament fought back tears as lawmakers greeted him with a prolonged standing... Read More »

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Beijing - Zuckerberg Speaks Chinese, Beijing Students Cheer

October 23, 2014 01:10 PM

Beijing - China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The young billionaire delighted an audience of students at a prestigious... Read More »

Jerusalem - AP Interview: Jerusalem Mayor Vows To Calm City

October 23, 2014 12:45 PM

Jerusalem - Jerusalem's mayor on Thursday called for a crackdown against a wave of Palestinian unrest, as police beefed up security after a... Read More »

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Ottawa - Canada's Harper Pledges Tougher Security Laws After Attack

October 23, 2014 12:21 PM

Ottawa - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged more surveillance and detention powers for security forces in Canada on Thursday after a... Read More »

Monroe, NY - Election Inspectors Reinstated In Village Of Kiryas Joel

October 23, 2014 11:57 AM

Monroe, N.Y. –  The State Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that election inspectors will be allowed in the Village of Kiryas Joel. Hudson Valley... Read More »

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Canadians , PA - Eric Frein Lookalike: I've Been Stopped Repeatedly

October 23, 2014 11:46 AM

Canadians , PA - A northeastern Pennsylvania resident said he's been stopped and questioned more than 20 times by authorities who have mistaken him... Read More »

Beirut - Lebanon Reports First Suspected Case Of Ebola

October 23, 2014 10:44 AM

Beirut - A Lebanese man who arrived from West Africa is suspected of having Ebola and was quarantined on Thursday in a Beirut hospital, the first... Read More »

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New York - NYC Launches Initiative To Provide 41,000 Tablets, Mobile Devices For Every NYPD Officer And Patrol Car

October 23, 2014 10:29 AM

New York - NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced a... Read More »

Ottawa - Man Arrested Near Canada's Prime Minister In Sign Of Tensions

October 23, 2014 10:12 AM

Ottawa - Police arrested a man at gunpoint just steps from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Thursday, underscoring tensions in the capital... Read More »

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Gaza Strip - Gaza Rebuilding Slowed By Trickle Of Aid, Rivalry

October 23, 2014 09:55 AM

Gaza Strip - Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to... Read More »

Chicago - Sears To Close 100 Stores, Lay Off About 5,500 Employees

October 23, 2014 09:45 AM

Chicago - Struggling retailer Sears Holdings Corp will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close over 100 stores, many before Christmas, according... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Father Eulogizes Infant Killed In Jerusalem Attack: 'You Made Us Happy From The Moment You Arrived'

October 23, 2014 09:39 AM

Jerusalem - At midnight, in a small crowded funeral parlor in Jerusalem, Shmuel Elimelech Braun stood in front of the the small white shroud covered... Read More »

Ottawa - Mom Of Canada Suspect: I Cry For Victims, Not Son

October 23, 2014 09:30 AM

Ottawa - The mother of the man identified as Ottawa gunman has told The Associated Press she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her... Read More »

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