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Union Beach - New York, New Jersey Look Back 2 Years After Sandy

October 29, 2014 01:29 PM

Union Beach - The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in a region where recovery in New Jersey and New York is happening... Read More »

Fort Kent, ME - Nurse Says She Plans To End Voluntary Quarantine

October 29, 2014 01:06 PM

Fort Kent, ME - A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to end her voluntary isolation in Maine, leading to a... Read More »

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Jerusalem - SodaStream To Move Its West Bank Factory In 2015

October 29, 2014 12:48 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli drink maker SodaStream International Ltd. will relocate a factory next year that activists criticized for being in an Israeli... Read More »

El-arish, Egypt - Army Moves In As Egyptians Leave Homes Near Gaza

October 29, 2014 12:16 PM

El-arish, Egypt - Hundreds of Egyptians living along the border with the Gaza Strip evacuated their homes on Wednesday, after the army ordered them... Read More »

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Washington - Hagel: Troops Returning From Ebola Missions Must Be Quarantined

October 29, 2014 11:25 AM

Washington - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Hikind Versus Caller: 48th District Race Hotter Than Ever

October 29, 2014 11:14 AM

Brooklyn, NY - With just one week remaining until election day, the race in Brooklyn’s 48th Assembly District continues to escalate, with incumbent... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Netanyahu Says He's Under Attack For 'Defending Israel'

October 29, 2014 10:44 AM

Jerusalem - Israel's prime minister said Wednesday that recent verbal attacks against him from the United States were merely because he was... Read More »

Jerusalem - Africa Israel Announces No Building Beyond The Green Line; Says It's Not Economically Viable

October 29, 2014 10:26 AM

Israel - In a surprise twist on Sunday during his announcement of lucrative expansion projects in central and West Jerusalem, the CEO for Africa... Read More »

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Washington - D.C. Police Launch Hotline For Potential Victims Of Georgetown Voyeur Rabbi

October 29, 2014 10:15 AM

Washington, D.C. - In her first public comments since the case broke, D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier said the department has established a hotline... Read More »

New York - Diverse RCA Committee To Begin Scrutinizing And Improving Conversion Process

October 29, 2014 09:30 AM

New York - On the heels of the Freundel scandal, a newly formed Rabbinical Council of America committee will review its own standards for conversion and suggest possible safeguards to prevent possible abuse in the conversion process. In a statement released this... Read More »

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Washington - Hackers Breached White House Computer System, Russia Suspected

October 29, 2014 09:21 AM

Washington - Suspicious cyber activity has been detected on the computer network used by the White House and measures have been taken to address it... Read More »

New York - Brooklyn DA Says Has "No Problem" With Chauffeur's Past Ties To Murder Case

October 29, 2014 09:00 AM

Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson says he no "problems" or "qualms" with his detective driver's past ties to a 1985 murder... Read More »

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Accra, Ghana - Ebola Puts Ghana's Bush Meat Traders Out Of Work

October 29, 2014 08:37 AM

Accra, Ghana - Yaa Kyerewaa cuts a lonely figure beside a pile of animal parts: the jaws of a giant rodent, the hooves of wild pigs, snails. This... Read More »

New York - Source: Regulator Seeks $300m. From Israel's Bank Leumi In Tax Probe

October 29, 2014 08:18 AM

New York - New York state's financial regulator is seeking more than $300 million from Bank Leumi as part of a probe of whether the Israeli bank... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel 'Assumes' Hezbollah Has Tunneled Across Lebanon Border

October 29, 2014 08:05 AM

Jerusalem - Israel believes the militant group Hezbollah has probably dug tunnels across the border from Lebanon in preparation for any future war although it has no conclusive evidence, an Israeli army general said on Wednesday. Israel's vulnerability to tunnels... Read More »

Atlantic, VA - Cause Sought For Space-Supply Rocket Explosion

October 29, 2014 07:46 AM

Atlantic, VA - The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission... Read More »

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Washington - Fed Up, US Warns: 'Deeply Concerned About Israel's Future'

October 29, 2014 07:30 AM

Washington - Officials in the Obama administration are attempting to quell commotion over whether relations with the government of Israel are now in... Read More »

New York, NY - Major Reshuffling Of Top-Brass In New York City Police Department

October 29, 2014 12:34 AM

New York, NY - Police Commissioner William Bratton announced a major reshuffling of the top of the NYPD. Current third in command, chief of... Read More »

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Albany - NY Voters To Decide On Digital Legislation

October 29, 2014 12:03 AM

Albany, NY - If New York voters approve proposition No. 2 on the ballot next week, their 213 legislators will join the digital age. Their desks in... Read More »

Laguna Beach, CA - Google Working On Pill To Search For Illnesses

October 28, 2014 11:38 PM

Laguna Beach, CA - Google is working on a cancer-detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology. Still in the... Read More »

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Detroit - Electric-car Drivers Trading Gas For Solar Power

October 28, 2014 11:31 PM

Detroit - Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight. Solar panels... Read More »

Beirut - Islamic State Hostage 'Reports' For Captors

October 28, 2014 11:00 PM

Beirut - A captive British photojournalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent in the extremists'... Read More »

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San Francisco - YouTube Explores Paid, Ad-Free Video Service

October 28, 2014 10:26 PM

San Francisco - YouTube, the popular online video service owned by Google Inc, is planning to offer a paid, ad-free version, the head of the site... Read More »

Seattle, WA - FBI Says It Faked AP Story To Catch Bomb Suspect

October 28, 2014 10:00 PM

Seattle, WA - The FBI is confirming it faked an Associated Press story to catch a bomb threat suspect in 2007. But it says it did not spoof a Seattle Times web page as part of the investigation. Both news organizations have objected to the FBI's... Read More »

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Albany, NY - Assembly Members Propose GPS Tracking Ban

October 28, 2014 09:19 PM

Albany, NY - Dozens of New York legislators have proposed outlawing placement of a GPS device on someone’s car without their consent. The legislation, sponsored by the Assembly Rules Committee, would make it a misdemeanor and allow civil suits. There’s an... Read More »

Washington - Report: Senior Obama Administration: Netanyahu Got No Guts

October 28, 2014 08:09 PM

Washington - The administration of US President Barack Obama has expressed its displeasure over Israel's recent announcement that it would be building more housing units in east Jerusalem, but now reported name-calling directed at Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin... Read More »

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Israel - Stav Slams Rabbis For Not Recognizing Conversions Under Proposed Reforms

October 28, 2014 07:33 PM

Israel - Rabbi David Stav, the chairman of the Tzohar association of national-religious rabbis and the chief municipal rabbi of Shoham, heavily criticized the chief rabbis on Tuesday for their vehement opposition to reforms to the conversion process that are currently... Read More »

Virginia - NASA's Antares Rocket Explodes On Launchpad

October 28, 2014 06:36 PM

Virginia - A commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station has exploded moments after liftoff. Orbital Sciences Corp.'s... Read More »

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New York - NTSB: Fatal Train Crash Caused By Engineer With Sleep Disorder

October 28, 2014 06:25 PM

New York - A fatal New York City train derailment last year was likely caused by the engineer at the controls who fell asleep due to an undiagnosed... Read More »

New York - NYC Bike Share Expanding As New Ownership Takes Over

October 28, 2014 06:02 PM

New York - New York City's bike-sharing system is getting new owners who say they'll double its size in the next three years. A private investor... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Boosts Security At Government Buildings, Citing Calls By Terrorist Groups

October 28, 2014 05:30 PM

Washington - The Homeland Security Department says security will be increased at federal government buildings in Washington and other... Read More »

Boston - Friend Of Accused Marathon Bomber Found Guilty Of Lying To Authorities

October 28, 2014 05:20 PM

Boston - A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a college friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of lying to authorities in a terrorism... Read More »

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