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Cuba - Commander: Guantanamo Order Barring Touching By Women Guards Harmful

January 28, 2015 11:47 PM

Cuba - A Guantanamo Bay military court order banning female guards from touching an accused al Qaeda commander harms soldiers' morale and security at... Read More »

West Bank - Palestinian Girl, 14, In Israel Prison For Throwing Rocks

January 28, 2015 11:19 PM

West Bank - The fate of a 14-year-old Palestinian girl, tried before an Israeli military court for hurling rocks at passing cars in the West Bank and... Read More »

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Beirut - Islamic State Releases New Audio Message By Japanese Hostage

January 28, 2015 11:00 PM

Beirut - The Islamic State group has released a message purportedly by Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, extending the deadline for Jordan's release of an... Read More »

New York - NY Court Rejects Connecticut Woman's Libel Suit Vs. Media

January 28, 2015 10:27 PM

New York - A New York federal appeals court has rejected a Connecticut woman's claims that media outlets libeled her by refusing to delete stories about her arrest after charges were dismissed. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling pertained to the August... Read More »

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Newark, NJ - Port Authority Sets New Passenger Record At Airports

January 28, 2015 10:00 PM

Newark, NJ - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has broken its airport passenger record for the second straight year. The agency... Read More »

Washington - Pelosi Says Netanyahu Speech To U.S. Congress Could Hurt Iran Talks

January 28, 2015 09:30 PM

Washington - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled speech to the U.S. Congress in March could damage the Obama administration's... Read More »

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Istanbul - Israel Says Turkish Criticism Inappropriate At Holocaust Memorial Service

January 28, 2015 09:01 PM

Istanbul - Israel on Wednesday accused a senior Turkish official of "misusing" a Holocaust commemoration to criticize Israeli policy, the latest exchange in a bitter row between the former allies. Turkish Parliamentary Speaker Cemil Cicek late on Wednesday addressed... Read More »

Buenos Aires - Owner Of Gun That Killed Argentine Prosecutor Emerges From Hiding

January 28, 2015 08:30 PM

Buenos Aires - The man who lent an Argentine prosecutor the gun that killed him the day before he was to testify in Congress about allegations... Read More »

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Jerusalem - City Council Unanimously Approves Funding For Disputed Lone Soldier Residential Center

January 28, 2015 07:59 PM

Jerusalem - Following the near derailment of a discounted Jerusalem housing center for Lone Soldiers in the capital due to haredi opposition to a... Read More »

Torrance, CA - Toyota Recalls 52,000 Avalon Sedans For Fire Risk

January 28, 2015 07:34 PM

Torrance, CA - Toyota is recalling 52,000 Avalon sedans because of a wiring problem that could cause a fire. The recall affects Avalons from the... Read More »

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Washington - Census Data: One In Five U.S. Children Now Rely On Food Stamps

January 28, 2015 07:02 PM

Washington - The number of children in the United States relying on food stamps for a meal spiked to 16 million last year, according federal data, signaling a lopsided economic recovery in which lower income families are still lagging behind. The roughly one in five... Read More »

San Francisco - Facebook Tops Wall Street Revenue Target In Fourth Quarter

January 28, 2015 06:29 PM

San Francisco - Facebook Inc's revenue grew 49 percent in the fourth quarter, as strength in mobile advertising helped the world's largest Internet... Read More »

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San Jose - Raul Castro: US Must Return Guantanamo For Normal Relations

January 28, 2015 06:00 PM

San Jose - Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century... Read More »

United Nations - Rivlin: UN Must Live Up To Mission Of War Against Genocide

January 28, 2015 05:25 PM

United Nations - The president of Israel is urging nations to wage an all-out war against genocide saying "the Holocaust of the Jews was not the... Read More »

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Washington - Sheriffs Complain 'Waze' Interferes Ability To Write Speeding Tickets

January 28, 2015 04:50 PM

Washington - Sheriffs said Wednesday that Google's popular Waze traffic app is making it harder to nab speeders, adding to earlier police complaints... Read More »

Washington - US Says Hezbollah "In Blatant Violation" Of UN Resolutions

January 28, 2015 04:23 PM

Washington - The United States "strongly condemned" Hezbollah's rocketing of Israeli territory on Wednesday with anti-tank munitions, killing two IDF... Read More »

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Albany, NY - NY Assembly Considers Rewriting Rules After Silver's Arrest

January 28, 2015 04:00 PM

Albany, NY - Sheldon Silver's 21-year reign as the speaker of the New York state Assembly is ending — a tectonic shift in state government that... Read More »

Albany, NY - NY Picks Kiryas Joel To Lead Review Of Annexation Request

January 28, 2015 03:55 PM

Albany, NY - New York's environmental commissioner has chosen a Hudson Valley Hasidic Jewish village to lead the review of its request to annex 500... Read More »

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Brussels - Google: Huge YouTube Bulk Makes It Tough To Catch All Terror Videos

January 28, 2015 03:39 PM

Brussels - Internet giant Google said Wednesday that the sheer volume of video on its YouTube website makes it tough to catch all terror related... Read More »

Boston - 2 More Rounds Of Snow Could Be Headed To New England

January 28, 2015 03:23 PM

Boston - Forecasters are watching two weather systems that may bring significant snow in the coming days as New Englanders are just digging out from... Read More »

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Ottawa - Snowden Files Show Canada Spy Agency Runs Global Internet Watch

January 28, 2015 03:06 PM

Ottawa - Canada's electronic spy agency has been intercepting and analyzing data on up to 15 million file downloads a day as part of a global... Read More »

Geneva - U.N. Rights Chief Faults Israel, Palestinians Over Gaza War Justice

January 28, 2015 02:39 PM

Geneva - Israel and the Palestinians have failed to adequately investigate the full range of apparent human rights violations committed during the... Read More »

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Argentina - Aide Says Argentine Prosecutor Didn't Trust Security Detail

January 28, 2015 02:20 PM

Argentina - The man who gave prosecutor Alberto Nisman the gun that killed him said Wednesday that Nisman feared for the safety of his adult... Read More »

Newark, NJ - President Rivlin Cuts US Trip Short, Cancels Christie Meeting

January 28, 2015 02:00 PM

Newark, NJ - A planned meeting between Gov. Chris Christie and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has been canceled. The pair had been scheduled to... Read More »

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Budapest - Germany's Merkel To Visit Synagogue, Discuss Racism In Hungary

January 28, 2015 01:36 PM

Budapest - Germany's Angela Merkel, who has repeatedly warned of renewed anti-Semitism in Europe, will visit a synagogue in Budapest and discuss... Read More »

Jerusalem - Netanyahu: Those Behind Deadly Border Attack Will Pay The Price

January 28, 2015 01:10 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said attackers who killed two Israeli soldiers near the Israeli-Lebanese frontier would be held... Read More »

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Jerusalem - IDF Releases Names Of Officer And Soldier Killed In Hezbollah Attack

January 28, 2015 12:46 PM

Jerusalem - The IDF on Wednesday evening released the names of the IDF officer and soldier who were killed in an earlier Hezbollah attack on the... Read More »

New York - NY Speaker's Absence Slows State Budget Process

January 28, 2015 12:30 PM

New York - The loss of New York Assembly leader Sheldon Silver from state budget negotiations following his arrest on corruption charges last week... Read More »

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New York - After Killings By Police, A Debate Over Grand Jury Secrecy

January 28, 2015 12:11 PM

New York - For centuries, grand juries have held some of the criminal justice system's best-kept secrets. But their private process has come under... Read More »

United Nations - Israel Tells U.N. Will Defend Itself Against Hezbollah

January 28, 2015 11:49 AM

United Nations - Israel told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday it will take all necessary measures to defend itself after an exchange of fire... Read More »

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Paris - France Unveils Anti-jihad Campaign With Video And Web Site

January 28, 2015 11:40 AM

Paris - France unveiled a short video and web site on Wednesday designed to dissuade potential jihadists from joining Islamist fighting groups in Syria and Iraq, where recruiters have lured hundreds of Westerners using slickly produced clips and social media. In the... Read More »

Gaza Strip - Palestinians Attack Gaza UN Compound After Aid Suspended

January 28, 2015 11:15 AM

Gaza Strip - Dozens of Palestinians attacked a United Nations compound in Gaza City following the world body's suspension of an aid program for... Read More »

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