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Nairobi - 2 Iranians Charged In Kenyan Court With Terrorism After Filming Israeli Embassy

December 1, 2016 01:02 PM

Nairobi - Two Iranian men were charged Thursday in a Kenyan court with collecting information to facilitate a terrorist act after they were allegedly found with video footage of the Israeli embassy. Sayed Nasrollah Ebrahim and Abdolhosein Gholi Safaee were arrested...Read More »

Vienna - Austria's Nazi Past Encroaches On Election Campaign

December 1, 2016 12:39 PM

Vienna - Austria's most infamous son, Adolf Hitler, is rarely mentioned in his home country. So it came as a shock to many when presidential...Read More »

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Madison, WI - Wisconsin First State To Start Presidential Election Recount

December 1, 2016 12:01 PM

Madison, WI - The first candidate-driven statewide recount of a presidential election in 16 years began Thursday in Wisconsin, a state that Donald...Read More »

New York - Trump's DC Hotel Presents Legal Issue For President-Elect

December 1, 2016 11:31 AM

New York - It's a glittering jewel in Donald Trump's hotel empire. Securing the rights to use the government-owned building where it is housed took...Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - Publisher Hopes Modern Translation Of 'Tanya' Will Revolutionize Study Of Fundamental Chasidic Work

December 1, 2016 11:18 AM

Brooklyn, NY - An 18th century sefer that is the cornerstone of the Chabad Chasidic movement is about to become more accessible to English speakers...Read More »

Washington - Obama Waives Moving US Embassy To Jerusalem For Another Six Months

December 1, 2016 11:17 AM

Washington - For what some in Israel hope may be the last time, the US president has taken a pass on enacting a Congressional order to move the...Read More »

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Last updated: December 1, 2016 11:35 AM Jacksonsville, FL - Police In Florida Arrest Bank Robbery Suspect, Free 11 Hostages

December 1, 2016 10:36 AM

Jacksonsville, FL - After a bank robber put a gun to the back of one hostage's head, SWAT team members resolved at the first chance they had Thursday...Read More »

Jerusalem - Israeli Media: Police Question Netanyahu's Wife On Spending

December 1, 2016 10:32 AM

Jerusalem - The wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday underwent hours of police questioning over suspicions that she improperly spent...Read More »

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Melbourne - Australian Rabbinical Groups Call For Resignation Of Rabbis Named In Child Abuse Scandal

December 1, 2016 10:08 AM

Melbourne - One day after an official investigation charged leaders at two Australian yeshivos with ignoring and enabling multiple cases sexual abuse, a coalition of highly regarded Australian rabbis has called for the resignation of the individuals named in the...Read More »

Istanbul - Pakistan Welcomes Trump's Overtures To 'Amazing' Country

December 1, 2016 10:03 AM

Istanbul - Pakistan's Foreign Ministry on Thursday said Islamabad welcomes U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's overtures, saying Trump told Prime...Read More »

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New York - Recalled Newsweek 'Madam President' Clinton Issue Hits EBay

December 1, 2016 09:35 AM

New York - Supporters of Hillary Clinton apparently still have a chance to get a since-recalled commemorative edition of Newsweek that was set to be...Read More »

Washington - Victims' Families Oppose Senators' Bid To Alter Sept. 11 Law

December 1, 2016 09:10 AM

Washington - The families of Sept. 11 victims are voicing their stern opposition to a proposed change to a new law that allows them to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged backing of the attackers, invoking the support of President-elect Donald Trump for their...Read More »

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New York - New York City Woman Finds Lost Wedding Ring In Trash Dump

December 1, 2016 08:56 AM

New York - It took two hours of sifting through more than 200 bags of garbage at a New Jersey trash-transfer station before a New York City woman was...Read More »

Ankara, Turkey - New Israeli Ambassador Arrives In Turkey Amid Improving Ties

December 1, 2016 08:45 AM

Ankara, Turkey - Israel's new ambassador to Turkey has arrived in Ankara as the two countries seek to mend relations that soured after a deadly...Read More »

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Washington - AP Sources: Obama Leans Against Last-minute Action On Israel

December 1, 2016 08:15 AM

Washington - President Barack Obama has nearly ruled out any major last-ditch effort to put pressure on Israel over stalled peace negotiations with...Read More »

Jerusalem - Israeli Minister: More Than Arafat, Abbas Is Israel's 'number One' Enemy

December 1, 2016 08:00 AM

Jerusalem - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is the leading enemy challenging Israel's existence, said Yuval Steinitz, the National...Read More »

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Washington - Congress Sends Legislation Honoring WWII Spies To Obama

December 1, 2016 07:35 AM

Washington - Congress on Wednesday sent President Barack Obama legislation to give the Congressional Gold Medal to World War II spies who served behind enemy lines in Nazi Germany and the Pacific theater. A predecessor to the Central Intelligence Agency, the Office...Read More »

Washington - Trump's Idea Of 'Presidential' Diverges From Past Presidents

November 30, 2016 11:40 PM

Washington - Donald Trump, that most unconventional of presidential candidates, last spring pledged that he would act perfectly presidential when the...Read More »

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Detroit - Chrysler Minivan Gets 84 Mpg Equivalent In Electric Mode

November 30, 2016 11:22 PM

Detroit - Fiat Chrysler says its new gas-electric hybrid minivan will get the equivalent of 84 miles per gallon in electric mode and 32 mpg in...Read More »

Mexico City - Mexico Disappointed At Carrier Agreement To Keep Jobs In US

November 30, 2016 11:01 PM

Mexico City - Officials in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon are expressing disappointment at Carrier Corp.'s announcement it will keep hundreds of...Read More »

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Philadelphia - Trump Alma Mater Gives Sanctuary To Students In US Illegally

November 30, 2016 10:25 PM

Philadelphia - President-elect Donald Trump's alma mater has renewed its pledge to block federal agents without a warrant from removing students in the country illegally. University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann released a letter Wednesday that echoes...Read More »

Jerusalem - Maritime Archeologists Uncover The Name Of Ancient Judean Procurator

November 30, 2016 10:22 PM

Jerusalem - In a rare underwater discovery, researchers from the University of Haifa have determined with certainty the name of the Roman procurator...Read More »

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London - Philip Morris CEO Says Looks Towards Phasing Out Cigarettes

November 30, 2016 10:00 PM

London - Philip Morris International, the world's largest international tobacco company, could eventually stop selling cigarettes, its chief...Read More »

Washington - Dems Seek Information From US Leasing Agency On Trump Hotel

November 30, 2016 09:24 PM

Washington - House Democrats are seeking information from the government's leasing agency about potential conflicts of interest created by...Read More »

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New York - Let There Be Light: Cuomo Signs Bill Banning Darkened Car Windows

November 30, 2016 09:00 PM

New York - Vehicle inspections in New York State are about to become even more comprehensive with the passage of a new bill signed into law by...Read More »

Bogota, Colombia - How Fuel May Have Played A Role In Colombia Air Crash

November 30, 2016 08:31 PM

Bogota, Colombia - A look at how fuel may have played a role in the crash of a charter flight approaching Medellin, Colombia that killed all but six...Read More »

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Washington - US Ethics Office Tweets Sarcasm At Trump On Business Conflicts

November 30, 2016 08:15 PM

Washington - President-elect Donald Trump faced criticism from an unusual source on Wednesday when a buttoned-down U.S. government ethics office issued an apparently sarcastic stream of Twitter messages applauding him for selling off his assets. Trump, in fact, has...Read More »

Santiago, Chile - Lawsuit Filed In Chile Against Israeli Justices For Wall

November 30, 2016 08:15 PM

Santiago, Chile - A lawsuit has been filed in Chile against three current or former Israeli Supreme Court justices for endorsing the construction of...Read More »

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Washington - Republicans Aim To Coax Trump Toward House Trade Tax Plan

November 30, 2016 08:02 PM

Washington - Republicans in the U.S. Congress hope to convince President-elect Donald Trump to support an untested strategy of using the tax code to...Read More »

Washington - New Federal Rule Bans Smoking In Public Housing

November 30, 2016 07:32 PM

Washington -Smoking will be prohibited in public housing developments nationwide under a final rule announced Wednesday by the Obama administration. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has been encouraging local public agencies to enact smoking bans, and...Read More »

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Washington - 'America's Subway' In Washington Highlights Infrastructure Woes

November 30, 2016 07:01 PM

Washington - Hailed as "America's Subway" when it began operating 40 years ago, Washington's Metro transit system now could serve as Exhibit A for...Read More »

New York - UN General Assembly Supports Resolution Ignoring Jewish Ties To Temple Mount

November 30, 2016 06:29 PM

New York - The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly voted to support a resolution that used solely Muslim language to describe the Temple Mount. Out...Read More »

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