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Washington - Jewish Group Shifts View On Nazi Benefit Payments

October 21, 2014 09:00 PM

Washington - An influential Jewish advocacy group said Tuesday it no longer supports allowing suspected Nazi war criminals to receive Social Security... Read More »

Ottawa - Canada Raises Terrorism Threat Level, Cites Islamist Chatter

October 21, 2014 08:28 PM

Ottawa - Canada has raised its terrorism threat level to medium from low because of a rise in "general chatter" from radical groups such as Islamic... Read More »

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Washington - Ben Bradlee, Washington Post Editor Who Directed Watergate Coverage, Dies at 93

October 21, 2014 08:18 PM

Washington - In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor... Read More »

West Bank - PA Chief Negotiator Threatens Unilateral Moves If US Vetoes Palestinians' UN Resolution

October 21, 2014 07:41 PM

West Bank - Should the US choose to veto the Palestinian Authority UN Security Council resolution to put a timetable on Israeli withdrawal from the... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israelis Question Care Of Hamas Leader's Daughter

October 21, 2014 07:00 PM

Jerusalem - Israel and the Gaza Strip are bound by much more than enmity: Israel controls nearly everything that comes in and out of the territory... Read More »

New York - Health Workers Get NY Ebola Education

October 21, 2014 06:36 PM

New York - Government officials have urged several thousand New York health care workers to protect themselves and help educate the public about... Read More »

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Albany, NY - New York State To Settle Landmark Suit Over Public Defenders

October 21, 2014 06:10 PM

Albany, NY - New York state has agreed to settle a lawsuit claiming its public defense system is underfunded and violates poor people's rights to... Read More »

Syria - IS Fighters Seize Weapons Cache Airdropped By U.S.-Led Coalition For Kurds

October 21, 2014 05:44 PM

Syria - Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish... Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - Jewish Activist And Abuse Victim Remembered After Accidental Death

October 21, 2014 05:27 PM

Brooklyn, NY - The death of an outspoken advocate against sexual abuse, who was himself the victim of molestation as a child, has been classified as... Read More »

Detroit - Lawyer For Palestinian Activist Seeks To Bar Terrorism Reference At Trial

October 21, 2014 04:58 PM

Detroit - Lawyers for a Palestinian activist from Chicago convicted for a fatal bombing in Israel urged a judge Tuesday to bar any reference to... Read More »

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Gaza - Palestinians Downbeat On Promised Rebuilding Of Ruined Gaza Strip

October 21, 2014 04:26 PM

Gaza - The first torrential downpour of an approaching winter has already soaked the Gaza Strip, compounding the misery of thousands of Palestinians... Read More »

New York - CVS Tacks Tobacco Payment To Prescription Network

October 21, 2014 04:06 PM

New York - First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at... Read More »

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United Nations - U.N. Chief Says Setting Up Investigation Into Shelling At UN Facility

October 21, 2014 03:41 PM

United Nations - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Tuesday he was setting up an investigation into attacks on United Nations facilities... Read More »

New York - NYC Police Looking Into Arrest Of Subway Performer

October 21, 2014 03:17 PM

New York - Fellow musicians are rallying around a subway performer whose arrest in a busy station was captured on video as straphangers jeered the... Read More »

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New York - Orthodox Five Towns Resident Uses Social Media To Return Long-Lost Camera

October 21, 2014 02:44 PM

New York - While it is often denounced as a colossal waste of time, once again it was Facebook to the rescue as a Cedarhurst resident turned to social media to perform the mitzvah of hashavas aveida. Jeff Leb, the Orthodox Union’s New York State director of... Read More »

Jerusalem - Rabbi Amar, Stern Elected As Chief Rabbis Of Jerusalem

October 21, 2014 02:16 PM

Jerusalem - After a bitter and prolonged struggle, in an election race replete with political intrigue, legal drama and machinations of every... Read More »

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Amman - King Of Jordan Connects Islamic Extremism, Zionist Extremism

October 21, 2014 01:34 PM

Amman, Jordan – During a meeting with lawmakers on Monday, His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan stated that all must take a side in the war on... Read More »

Washington - U.S. Hostages Held In North Korea Has Been Released

October 21, 2014 01:13 PM

Washington - Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released, the State Department said Tuesday. State... Read More »

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Albany, NY - AG Warns Against Ebola Scams And Solicitations

October 21, 2014 01:00 PM

Albany, NY - New York’s attorney general is warning consumers about scammers preying on Ebola fears with fundraising scams claiming to benefit... Read More »

Washington - U.S. Restricts Entrants From Ebola-Hit Nations To Five Airports

October 21, 2014 12:36 PM

Washington - Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for... Read More »

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Tehran - Iran Arrests Several Spies Near Bushehr Nuclear Plant

October 21, 2014 12:21 PM

Tehran - Iranian security services have arrested several suspected spies in the southern province of Bushehr where the country's first nuclear power... Read More »

United Nations - UN: Stop Unilateral Israel-Palestinian Initiatives

October 21, 2014 11:58 AM

United Nations - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging Palestinian and Israeli leaders to halt "unilateral initiatives" that fuel mistrust and to... Read More »

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Madrid - Spain Woman Free Of Ebola Virus, 2nd Test Shows

October 21, 2014 11:30 AM

Madrid - Doctors say a second and conclusive test shows a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola is completely clear of the virus. Jose... Read More »

Tehran - Iran FM Meets Palestinian Jihad Leader, Voices Support For Palestinian 'Resistance'

October 21, 2014 11:24 AM

Tehran - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed his country’s full support for Palestinian “resistance” movements as he met... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Hiker Recalls Himalayan Blizzard That Killed Four Israelis

October 21, 2014 11:14 AM

Jerusalem - An Israeli backpacker that survived a snowstorm on the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal almost a week ago recalls the loss of three Israeli... Read More »

Israel - Report: Ehud Barak May Be Mulling Comeback

October 21, 2014 10:30 AM

Israel - Former prime minister Ehud Barak may be considering a political comeback, Al-Monitor reported Monday, citing key Labor Party political... Read More »

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New York - Oscar De La Renta, Legendary Designer, Dead At 82

October 21, 2014 10:05 AM

New York - At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could... Read More »

Jerusalem - Ya'alon: Israel Won't Allow Gaza Reconstruction If Hamas Rebuilds Infiltration Tunnels

October 21, 2014 09:35 AM

Jerusalem - Israel will not allow the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip if Hamas uses construction materials to rebuild infiltration tunnels used for... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Stone May Answer Questions About Bar Kochba Revolt Against Roman Emperor Hadrian

October 21, 2014 09:18 AM

Jerusalem - Israeli archaeologists say they have discovered a stone with Latin engravings that could help answer questions surrounding a Jewish... Read More »

Pennsylvania - Schools Closed After Sightings Of Suspect Police Ambush

October 21, 2014 09:01 AM

Pennsylvania - A northeastern Pennsylvania school district is closed after at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state police... Read More »

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New York - Staples Says Probing Possible Payment Card Data Breach

October 21, 2014 08:46 AM

New York - Staples Inc is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making it the... Read More »

Jerusalem - Ultra-Orthodox Jews Attack Buses With Ads Promoting Women Of The Wall

October 21, 2014 08:23 AM

Jerusalem - Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy... Read More »

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