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Washington - Senators Reach Deal To Reduce Prison Time For Some Offenders

October 1, 2015 04:12 PM

Washington - A bipartisan group of senators unveiled legislation on Thursday that would overhaul the nation's criminal justice system, allowing some nonviolent drug offenders to get reduced prison sentences and giving judges greater discretion in sentencing. "This... Read More »

Nassau, Bahamas - 'Joaquin' Strengthens To Category 4, Batters Bahamas

October 1, 2015 03:30 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Hurricane Joaquin strengthened into a Category 4 storm on Thursday as it roared through lightly populated islands of the eastern... Read More »

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United Nations - Israel Says Won't Allow Iran To Join 'nuclear Weapons Club'

October 1, 2015 03:00 PM

United Nations - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used his annual United Nations address on Thursday to launch an all-out assault on the... Read More »

Last updated: October 1, 2015 04:49 PM West Bank - Israeli Couple Killed, Four Kids Unhurt In West Bank Shooting Attack

October 1, 2015 02:35 PM

West Bank - Two Israeli civilians, husband and wife, have been killed in a terror attack which occurred shortly after 9 pm near the Itamar and Elon... Read More »

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Last updated: October 1, 2015 09:55 PM Roseburg OR - Gunman Opens Fire At Oregon College; At Least 9 Killed

October 1, 2015 02:30 PM

Roseburg OR - A gunman opened fire at a rural Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least nine people before... Read More »

New York - Energy Companies In New York Prepare For Hurricane Joaquin

October 1, 2015 02:03 PM

New York - U.S. energy companies prepared for the arrival of Hurricane Joaquin in the New York area Tuesday, as forecasts suggested the storm would head up the U.S. East Coast, following a course similar to Hurricane Sandy in 2012. With the storm currently battering... Read More »

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Washington - Newly Disclosed Clinton Email Calls Israel "Cocky," Directly Opposes Account In Memoir

October 1, 2015 01:17 PM

Washington, D.C. - A newly disclosed email from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's account refers to Israel as acting "cocky" during a... Read More »

Trenton, NJ - Christie Cancels Campaign Schedule Declares State Of Emergency In New Jersey Ahead Of Hurricane

October 1, 2015 12:58 PM

Trenton, NJ - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declared a state of emergency for the Atlantic coast state on Thursday ahead of potential landfall for Hurricane Joaquin, which gathered strength as it pushed northward towards the U.S. East Coast. The storm is... Read More »

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New York - Halachic Analysis: In Light Of The Hurricane Can We Take Down The Sukkah On Chol HaMoed?

October 1, 2015 12:30 PM

New York - Hurricanes can do a lot of damage. They can damage expensive Sukkah panels as well as precious schach mats. In light of the current... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Disciplines Officer After Journalists Assaulted

October 1, 2015 11:48 AM

Jerusalem - The Israeli military says it has dismissed an officer from his duties after soldiers were caught on camera assaulting a pair of Agence... Read More »

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Milford, MI - GM To Launch Citywide Car Sharing Service In U.S. In Early 2016

October 1, 2015 11:33 AM

Milford, MI - General Motors Co said Thursday it plans to launch a citywide car sharing service in the U.S. in early 2016, expanding efforts to... Read More »

Moscow - Russia Says Would Consider Any Iraqi Request For Air Strikes Against Islamic State

October 1, 2015 11:17 AM

Moscow - The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it would consider any request from the Iraqi government to conduct air strikes against Islamic State inside Iraq, but said it had not yet received such an appeal, the RIA Novosti news agency reported. It cited... Read More »

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New York, NY - Forecasters: Hurricane Joaquin Could Potentially Follow The Destructive Course Of Hurricane Sandy

October 1, 2015 11:00 AM

New York, NY - Hurricane Joaquin could hit the New York metropolitan area as a tropical storm on Tuesday, potentially following the destructive... Read More »

Kalamazoo, MI - Powerball Ticket Worth $310.5 Million Sold In Michigan

October 1, 2015 10:55 AM

Kalamazoo, MI - Someone got more than a tank of gas when they played the Powerball lottery game at a gas station in southwestern Michigan. The... Read More »

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Beirut - Russian Air Strikes Hit CIA-trained Rebels, Commander Says

October 1, 2015 10:22 AM

Beirut - Two Russian air strikes in Syria on Thursday hit a training camp operated by rebel group that received military training from the U.S... Read More »

Beirut - Reuters: Assad Allies, Including Iranians, Prepare Massive Ground Attack In Syria

October 1, 2015 09:45 AM

Beirut - Hundreds of Iranian troops have arrived in Syria in the last 10 days and will soon join government forces and their Lebanese Hezbollah... Read More »

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Tehran - Iran's Supreme Leader Calls For Stronger Iranian Military To Deter Enemies

October 1, 2015 09:13 AM

Tehran - Iran's supreme leader called on the armed forces on Thursday to increase their capabilities in order to protect the Islamic Republic's... Read More »

France - Council Of Europe Cancels Anti-circumcision And Anti- Shechita Measure After Joint Jewish-Muslim Effort

October 1, 2015 08:50 AM

France - Two years of efforts by the Israeli Knesset to combat a resolution by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE... Read More »

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Israel - Seven Israeli Arabs Indicted For Creating ISIS Cell To Attack Army Bases, Businesses Selling Alcohol

October 1, 2015 08:31 AM

Israel - Israel says it has indicted seven Arab citizens on suspicion of setting up an Islamic State cell in the country and planning to attack police and army bases. Spokeswoman Luba Samri said on Thursday that the seven - all men in their 20s and 30s - are... Read More »

Washington - US Warns Russia Against Striking Non-IS Groups In Syria

October 1, 2015 12:15 AM

Washington - Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that the Russian airstrikes in Syria appear to have targeted areas that do not include... Read More »

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Washington - Emails: Russia-linked Hackers Tried To Access Clinton Server

September 30, 2015 11:59 PM

Washington - Russia-linked hackers tried at least five times to pry into Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email account while she was secretary of... Read More »

Keeene, NH - Trump Says He'd Send Back Syrians Taken In By US

September 30, 2015 11:26 PM

Keeene, NH - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he would send back Syrian refugees taken in by the U.S. if he's elected... Read More »

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New York - CNBC Sets Qualification Rules For Prime-time Republican Debate

September 30, 2015 11:09 PM

New York - U.S. Republican presidential candidates polling an average of at least 2.5 percent in designated national opinion polls will qualify for a... Read More »

Manama - Bahrain Says Uncovers Large Bomb-making Factory Linked To Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Hezbollah

September 30, 2015 10:45 PM

Manama - Police in Bahrain say they've discovered 1.5 tons of explosives in a warehouse and an underground bunker south of the capital... Read More »

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Cornwall, NY - New York Military Academy Sold In Bidding War To Chinese Investors

September 30, 2015 10:30 PM

Cornwall, NY - The bankrupt New York Military Academy, a 126-year-old preparatory school on the Hudson River that counts billionaire Donald Trump... Read More »

France - Paris Battles 350 Tons Of Cigarette Butts With $76 Fine

September 30, 2015 10:05 PM

France - The city of Paris, littered with 350 tons of cigarette butts each year, is striking back at smokers with a new 68-euro ($76... Read More »

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Raleigh, NC - UPDATE: Hurricane May Bring 10 Inches Of Rain To Parts Of East Coast

September 30, 2015 09:39 PM

Raleigh, NC - Steady rain drenched much of the East Coast on Wednesday, flooding roads, closing schools and forcing some people from their homes. And... Read More »

New York - Credit Card Surcharge Ban Revived By U.S. Court

September 30, 2015 09:33 PM

New York - A federal appeals court revived a New York state law banning surcharges on credit card purchases, saying a lower court judge erred in... Read More »

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New York - Carl Icahn Says Would 'keep Cash' Given Market Risks: CNBC

September 30, 2015 09:00 PM

New York - Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said on Wednesday he would recommend investors hold cash given market risks and that he was... Read More »

New York - Gene Test Finds Which Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo

September 30, 2015 08:40 PM

New York - Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient's risk. The test accurately identified a... Read More »

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Manhattan, NY - Grand Central Owner Sues New York City For $1.13 Billion Over Air Rights

September 30, 2015 07:27 PM

Manhattan, NY - The owner of Grand Central Terminal has filed a $1.13 billion lawsuit accusing New York City of effectively taking away his air... Read More »

Albany, NY - Cuomo Warns NYer's Of Possible Flooding From Incoming Hurricane, Urges Preparedness

September 30, 2015 06:30 PM

New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New Yorkers should prepare for possible floods and storm damage associated with heavy rains and the approach of... Read More »

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