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Washington - Cuts To Food Stamps Will Only Hit 4 States

September 17, 2014 01:31 PM

Washington - Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that... Read More »

New York - NYPD: Hate Crimes Up Against Muslim, Jewish People

September 17, 2014 01:10 PM

New York - Suspected hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim people have increased in New York City following unrest overseas this summer, but the attacks are random and not from any organized group, police officials said Wednesday. Deputy Chief Michael Osgood, who... Read More »

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Miami, FL - Eyeing 2016, Rubio Pushes American Strength Abroad

September 17, 2014 01:01 PM

Miami, FL - Sen. Marco Rubio is positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House... Read More »

San Francisco, CA - Apple To Unveil New iPads, Operating System On October 21

September 17, 2014 12:39 PM

San Francisco, CA - Apple Inc is set to launch two new iPads and release the next version of its Mac operating system at its next event on Oct. 21, a... Read More »

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Washington - Senate: Chinese Hackers Breach U.S. Military Contractors

September 17, 2014 12:34 PM

Washington - Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly breached the computer systems of U.S. companies, including airlines and... Read More »

Palm Coast, FL - Florida Woman Flies Plane On 90th Birthday

September 17, 2014 12:15 PM

Palm Coast, FL - A central Florida woman celebrated her 90th birthday by flying a four-seat Cessna. Billy Jones had to sit on a pillow to see out the windshield Tuesday, but she took off with flight instructor Kurt Schneider by her side and landed some 30 minutes... Read More »

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Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion Airport Workers To Strike Thursday

September 17, 2014 11:45 AM

Israel - Workers at Ben Gurion Airport have announced a strike to go into effect between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursday. 70 flights... Read More »

Washington - U.S. Airstrikes Boost Islamic State, More Hostages Possible

September 17, 2014 11:37 AM

Washington - Support for Islamic State increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages to try to force... Read More »

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Warsaw, Poland - Researchers Locate Site Of Holocaust Gas Chambers In Poland

September 17, 2014 11:10 AM

Warsaw, Poland - Polish and Israeli Holocaust researchers say they have discovered the exact location of the building that housed gas chambers at... Read More »

New York - 5 NY Bank Tellers Charged With Identity Theft

September 17, 2014 10:36 AM

New York - Five bank tellers are accused of running an identity theft ring that targeted bank customers in the Bronx and surrounding counties. New... Read More »

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Top Saudi Clerics Issue Edict Against Terrorism

September 17, 2014 10:12 AM

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's highest body of religious scholars issued a stern ruling on Wednesday calling terrorism a "heinous crime" and... Read More »

West Bank - Senior Hamas Official: Abbas Is Afraid Of Palestinian Elections

September 17, 2014 09:53 AM

West Bank - Senior Hamas official Mahmoud Zahar said Wednesday that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was afraid to hold elections... Read More »

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Switzerland - FIBA: Players Can Wear Religious Head Coverings

September 17, 2014 09:12 AM

Switzerland - International basketball's governing body said Tuesday that players will be allowed to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or... Read More »

Scotland - Jewish Community Leader: Independence Would Not Be ‘Favorable’ For Policy Toward Israel

September 17, 2014 08:48 AM

Scotland - As campaigning for Scotland’s bid for independence from the rest of the United Kingdom starts its final day, Thursday’s voting is too... Read More »

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Golan Heights - Mortar From Syria Explodes In Israeli Territory

September 17, 2014 08:36 AM

Golan Heights - A mortar landed on Wednesday in Israel territory in the Golan Height near the Quneitra border crossing with Syria. The incident was perceived by the IDF as an act of errant fire from the civil war in Syria. No injuries or damage were reported... Read More »

Gaza - Widow Offers Insight Into World Of Spies

September 17, 2014 08:27 AM

Gaza - The 48-year-old Palestinian woman's husband was shot to death in 2012 by militants in the Gaza Strip for spying for Israel. A mother of seven... Read More »

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Gaza - Hamas Arrests Palestinians Who Launched Mortar From Gaza

September 17, 2014 08:05 AM

Gaza - Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip arrested the militants who launched a mortar at southern Israel on Tuesday evening, Israel Radio quoted a... Read More »

Tel Aviv - Court Indicts Rabbi Pinto As Part Of Plea Bargain In Bribery Case

September 17, 2014 07:51 AM

Tel Aviv - A multimillionaire Israeli celebrity rabbi with a following in the U.S. has accepted a plea bargain in a high-profile bribery case and... Read More »

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New York - Experts Writing Book On Islamic State Group

September 17, 2014 07:30 AM

New York - Two leading authorities on terrorism, Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger, are collaborating on a book about the Islamic State group. Ecco... Read More »

New York - Judge OKs NYC Taxi-Access Deal For Disabled People

September 17, 2014 12:15 AM

New York - Citing a historic baseball moment, a federal judge has formally approved a deal making at least half of New York City's taxi fleet... Read More »

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Albany - Wal-Mart Settles With NY Over Soda 12-pack Ads

September 16, 2014 11:45 PM

Albany - New York's attorney general has settled an investigation into false price advertising for Coca-Cola 12-packs by Wal-Mart at 117 stores... Read More »

Rochester, NY - New York Man Accused Of Trying To Aid Islamic State Group

September 16, 2014 11:30 PM

Rochester, NY - An upstate New York man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military and others faces new charges that he tried to aid... Read More »

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Clayton, MO - Ferguson Protesters Call Anew To Remove Prosecutor

September 16, 2014 11:02 PM

Clayton, MO - Protesters seeking the immediate arrest of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old loudly disrupted another... Read More »

Washington - Social Security Resumes Mailing Benefit Statements

September 16, 2014 10:51 PM

Washington - The Social Security Administration has resumed mailing statements to workers letting them know the estimated benefits they will get when... Read More »

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Washington - Obama Meets With Ebola Recovered Doctor, Says Virus A Global Security Threat

September 16, 2014 10:20 PM

Washington - Dr. Kent Brantly, an American physician who survived Ebola he contracted while working in Liberia, met with President Barack Obama at... Read More »

New York - NYPD Boss: Islamic State Group Direct Threat To NYC

September 16, 2014 10:00 PM

New York - New York City has entered a "new era" of potential terror threats as hostilities between the United States and extremists from the Islamic... Read More »

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California - San Francisco Puts Earthquake Warning Signs On Buildings

September 16, 2014 09:30 PM

San Francisco, CA - The city of San Francisco stepped up the pressure on property owners who fail to comply with seismic retrofitting regulations this week, posting large, red and white warning signs on the buildings to make the violations public. The move comes... Read More »

New York - NYC's Sept. 11 Museum Gets 1 Millionth Visitor

September 16, 2014 09:15 PM

New York - The Sept. 11 museum has gotten its one millionth visitor just under four months after opening to the public. The museum announced... Read More »

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New York - Regulator Probes So-called 'Hard Money Lenders'

September 16, 2014 08:44 PM

New York - Regulator Benjamin Lawsky has launched an investigation into potential predatory practices by lenders who make short-term, high-interest... Read More »

Washington - Justice Department Selects Researchers To Study Racial Bias In Policing

September 16, 2014 08:01 PM

Washington - Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice... Read More »

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Israel - Bennett Denies Accusations Of Illegally Receiving Information During Gaza War

September 16, 2014 07:19 PM

Israel - Economy Minister Naftali Bennett denied all accusations of him illegally receiving information during Operation Protective Edge Tuesday... Read More »

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - Mexico Airlifts Tourists After Hurricane Odile

September 16, 2014 06:30 PM

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - The Mexican government began airlifting the first of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area... Read More »

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