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Tokyo - Japanese Who Created The Popular Othello Board Game Dies

Yesterday 08:04 PM

Tokyo - Goro Hasegawa, the Japanese man credited with creating the Othello board game, has died. He was 83. Hasegawa died after a long illness...Read More »

Orlando, FL - Media Outlets Sue Orlando Over Shooting Phone Recordings

Yesterday 07:22 PM

Orlando, FL - About two dozen media organizations including The Associated Press, CNN and The New York Times filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking...Read More »

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Albany, NY - NY Requiring Mortgage Lenders To Maintain Abandoned Homes

Yesterday 07:00 PM

Albany, NY - e lenders to maintain abandoned houses before foreclosure. The law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatens banks with civil penalties up to $500 a day for failing to maintain residential properties once they're aware of vacancies. The old law required...Read More »

New York - Behind Those Amazon Prime Boxes, A Bull Market In Warehouses

Yesterday 06:38 PM

New York - With Amazon and other e-commerce sites continuing to take market share from malls and other physical retailers, U.S. mutual fund managers...Read More »

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Orlando, FL - Orlando Gunman Buried In Muslim Cemetery, Document Shows

Yesterday 06:01 PM

Orlando, FL - The gunman who went on a rampage at a gay nightclub in Orlando, killing 49 people, has been buried in South Florida. A death...Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Grants First Refugee Status To Sudanese Asylum Seeker

Yesterday 05:28 PM

Jerusalem - Israel has granted refugee status to a Sudanese asylum seeker from Darfur for the first time. Ministry of Interior spokeswoman Sabine Haddad says Darfur-born Mutasim Ali is the first national of Sudan — an enemy state of Israel — to gain temporary...Read More »

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Orlando, FL - Disney World's Ongoing Battle Against 'Nuisance' Alligators

Yesterday 05:00 PM

Orlando, FL - Walt Disney Co has had more than 240 "nuisance" alligators captured and killed over the last 10 years at its Florida theme park...Read More »

New York - NYC Issues $10k Penalty After Trump Rep Skips Hearing

Yesterday 04:32 PM

New York - New York City officials have imposed a $10,000 default penalty on the Trump Organization after company representatives missed a hearing to resolve Trump Tower zoning violations. A Trump lawyer was supposed to attend an administrative hearing Thursday over...Read More »

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New York - NYC Mayor Vows Harsh Punishment For Those Arrested In NYPD Corruption Probe

Yesterday 04:18 PM

New York - Making his weekly appearance on Brian Lehrer’s Ask The Mayor segment on WNYC a day earlier than usual, Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted the...Read More »

New York - 2011 Effort To Remove Judge Shows Bold Trump Legal Tactics

Yesterday 04:18 PM

New York - Five years before Donald Trump accused a federal judge of bias against him in a Trump University lawsuit, the New York billionaire tried...Read More »

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Houston, TX - Texas Woman Has Foreign Accent Syndrome After Jaw Surgery

Yesterday 03:30 PM

Houston, TX- A Houston-area woman's accent sounds completely different since she underwent jaw surgery in December, and doctors say she might have a...Read More »

Los Angeles - Anti-Semitic Assaults Rise In United States To 56 Incidents: Report

Yesterday 03:11 PM

Los Angeles - Anti-Semitic assaults rose dramatically in the United States last year to 56, and the overall number of hateful incidents targeting...Read More »

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New York - SEC Complaint Filed By Fruchthandler And Yeshiva Chaim Berlin Funds Spells More Trouble For Huberfeld

Yesterday 02:47 PM

New York - Two well known names in the Jewish community warned the head of a large hedge fund that they intended to report him to the Securities and...Read More »

Washington - US Official: Investigators Can't Download crashed EgyptAir Recorders

Yesterday 02:22 PM

Washington - Initial attempts to download information from the flight data and voice recorders of an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the...Read More »

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Washington - Obama Concedes Court Tie Means Game Over On Immigration Plan

Yesterday 01:58 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama sought to reassure millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally that he has no plans to deport them, while...Read More »

Orange County, NY - Judge Gives Repeat Offender 15 Year Sentence In Plea Bargain Deal For KJ Burglary

Yesterday 01:38 PM

Orange County, NY - A Monroe resident responsible for a rash of break ins in Kiryas Joel was sentenced this week to 15 years in jail. As...Read More »

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Washington - Democrats End 25-hour Plus Sit-In To Demand House Gun Vote

Yesterday 01:23 PM

Washington - Weary but jubilant House Democrats ended their extraordinary sit-in on the chamber's floor Thursday more than 24 hours after it began, a...Read More »

New York - World Trade Center Skyscrapers: 3 Up, 1 To Go

Yesterday 01:06 PM

New York - The World Trade Center's newest, $2.5 billion skyscraper reached its full 80 stories Thursday — one of three high-rises now up at the...Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - NYC Police Officer Sentenced To Two Years’ Probation For Stomping On Suspect’s Head

Yesterday 12:51 PM

New York - Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a New York City Police Officer was sentenced to two years’ probation and...Read More »

New York - After Setbacks, NY Prosecutors Resume Insider Trading Crackdown

Yesterday 11:42 AM

New York - Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are pursuing insider trading cases on a pace not seen since 2012 - before a major appellate ruling...Read More »

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Beijing - Powerful Tornado Strikes East China; 78 Reportedly Dead

Yesterday 11:32 AM

Beijing - A powerful tornado and hailstorm struck the outskirts of an eastern Chinese city on Thursday, killing at least 78 people and destroying...Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel's Netanyahu Aims To Head Off Criticism With Diplomatic Blitz

Yesterday 11:30 AM

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will fly to Rome on Sunday to try to fend off pressure from the United States and Europe over his settlements policy and opposition to a French-led effort to forge peace with the Palestinians. Beginning three days of...Read More »

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Baltimore - Third Police Officer In Freddie Gray Case Acquitted Of All Charges

Yesterday 11:09 AM

Baltimore - A judge acquitted a police van driver of all charges including "depraved-heart" murder on Thursday in the death of 25-year-old arrestee...Read More »

Washington - Obama Immigration Plan Blocked By 4-4 Tie At Supreme Court

Yesterday 10:47 AM

‎Washington - A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the...Read More »

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Last updated: Yesterday 11:40 AM Berlin - Germany: Suspect In Cinema Incident Dead, No Others Injured

Yesterday 10:42 AM

Berlin - Police say a man has been shot dead after entering a movie theater in southwestern Germany, apparently with a weapon. They say they believe...Read More »

Washington - Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action

Yesterday 10:21 AM

‎Washington - The University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices...Read More »

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Washington - Trump Forgives $50 Million In Loans To His Campaign

Yesterday 10:16 AM

Washington - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has forgiven $50 million in loans he made to his campaign, and has also seen a major...Read More »

Brussels - Abbas Says Some Israeli Rabbis Called For Poisoning Palestinian Water

Yesterday 09:47 AM

Brussels - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday accused Israeli rabbis of calling for the poisoning of Palestinian water, in what appeared...Read More »

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Brussels - Belgian Judge Orders 6 Suspects Held For Another Month

Yesterday 09:39 AM

Brussels - A Belgian judge has ordered six people detained for another month in the investigation into the November attacks in Paris. The Thursday ruling was announced in a communique from the Belgian Federal Prosecutor's Office. One of the detainees affected is...Read More »

Orlando, FL - Mateen Altered Looks, Researched Anti-Psychotic Drugs Before Attack

Yesterday 09:07 AM

Orlando, FL - On the morning before the massacre at Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub, shooter Omar Mateen drastically altered his appearance, shaving...Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Jobless Claims Fall To Near 43-Year Low

Yesterday 08:46 AM

Washington - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week to near a 43-year low, suggesting labor market resilience even...Read More »

Washington - C-SPAN Uses Social Media Feeds To Cover Sit-In Protest After GOP Shut Off Cameras

Yesterday 08:42 AM

Washington - With the cameras it uses to cover Congress shut off, C-SPAN turned to social media feeds on to beam live coverage of the House...Read More »

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