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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

Washington - FTC Says At&t Misled Customers With Unlimited Data

October 28, 2014 04:41 PM

Washington - AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data... Read More »

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Milford, CT - Connecticut Father Sues After Ebola Fears Keep Daughter From School

October 28, 2014 04:05 PM

Milford, CT - The father of a Connecticut third-grader sued her local schools on Tuesday, saying his daughter was discriminated against and banned... Read More »

Cairo - Egypt To Create Buffer Zone Along Gaza Border

October 28, 2014 04:03 PM

Egypt - Egyptian authorities on Tuesday ordered residents living along the country's eastern border with the Gaza Strip to evacuate so they can... Read More »

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Prague - British Man Honored For Saving Jewish Children From Nazis

October 28, 2014 03:30 PM

Prague - The president of the Czech Republic has awarded a Briton his country's highest state honor for organizing a mass evacuation of children to... Read More »

London - Britain Puts Armed Soldiers At London Tourist Attraction After Canada Attack

October 28, 2014 02:58 PM

London - Armed soldiers have been deployed at a top tourist attraction in the heart of London's government district as a precautionary measure after... Read More »

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United Nations - U.N. Council To Meet On Latest Israel-Palestine Tensions

October 28, 2014 02:40 PM

United Nations - The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting this week on recent tensions between Israel and the Palestinians in East... Read More »

New York, NY - City Launching System-Wide Review Of Jail Suicides

October 28, 2014 02:13 PM

New York, NY - New York City is using a $400,000 federal grant to review suicides and acts of self-harm in city jails with an approach commonly applied when things go wrong in the medical and aviation industries, officials said Tuesday. The review — dubbed the... Read More »

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Warsaw - Israeli President Joins Opening Ceremony At Museum Of Jewish History In Poland

October 28, 2014 01:46 PM

Warsaw, Poland - The presidents of Poland and Israel on Tuesday joined Holocaust survivors for the formal opening of a multimedia museum that tells... Read More »

New York - NY AG Says Met Council Scandal Not Over Yet

October 28, 2014 01:24 PM

New York – The New York State Attorney General says the investigation into the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty scandal is not over... Read More »

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New York - Top Court Says Silent Witness Can Be Charged

October 28, 2014 01:09 PM

New York - New York's top court ruled Tuesday that a man who got immunity from prosecution by giving grand jury testimony against his brother in a stolen property case can be charged with criminal contempt for refusing to follow through and testify at trial. The... Read More »

Ontario, Canada - Thousands Mourn At Funeral Of Canadian Soldier Slain In Ottawa

October 28, 2014 12:55 PM

Ontario, Canada - Thousands of mourners packed a church and lined the streets outside it in industrial Hamilton, Ontario, on Tuesday for the funeral... Read More »

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