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Poland - Jewish Bones In Sobibor To Be Buried 70 Years Later

August 29, 2014 09:17 AM

Poland - After 70 years during which the bones of Jews murdered by Nazis were scattered on the site of the Sobibor death camp, the Israeli NGO From... Read More »

London - Britain Raises Terror Threat Level To Severe

August 29, 2014 09:16 AM

London - Britain raised the country's terror threat level from substantial to severe Friday, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly... Read More »

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Malaysia - Malaysia Airlines To Cut 6,000 Staff In Overhaul

August 29, 2014 08:46 AM

Malaysia - Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit... Read More »

Syria - Besieged UN Peacekeepers In Golan Heights Ready To Use 'Deadly Force'

August 29, 2014 08:29 AM

Syria - Seventy-five Filipino members of a UN peacekeeping force besieged by Syrian rebels on the Golan Heights are ready to use "deadly force" to... Read More »

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Russia - Putin Says Ukrainian Operations In East Reminiscent Of Nazi Siege

August 29, 2014 08:29 AM

Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Kiev's operation in eastern Ukraine where government forces are fighting pro-Russian separatists... Read More »

Last updated: August 29, 2014 10:57 AM Beit Shemesh - Israeli Police Say No Foul Play In Death Of Missing New Jersey Yeshiva Student, As Aaron Sofer Is Laid To Rest (photos)

August 29, 2014 07:57 AM

Beit Shemesh - Aaron Sofer, a yeshiva student from New Jersey who went missing in Jerusalem last week, was laid to rest on Friday after his body was... Read More »

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Israel - 65th Israeli Soldier Succumbs To Wounds From Rocket Attack

August 29, 2014 07:32 AM

Israel - An Israeli soldier injured by a rocket attack last week died of his wounds Friday, the army said, raising to 65 the number of soldiers... Read More »

Moscow - Russia Sees Chance To Lift Iran Sanctions Through International Talks

August 29, 2014 12:05 AM

Moscow - Russia said the possibility of lifting sanctions on Iran had emerged thanks to international talks on Tehran's nuclear program and urged all... Read More »

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Houston - Disputed Kurdish Oil Tanker Mysteriously Goes Dark Off Texas Coast

August 28, 2014 11:45 PM

Houston - A tanker near Texas loaded with $100 million of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude has disappeared from satellite tracking, the latest... Read More »

Geneva - UN: Number Of Ebola Cases May Be 2 To 4 Times Higher Than Reported

August 28, 2014 10:32 PM

Geneva - The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health... Read More »

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San Juan La Laguna - Jewish Community, Lev Tahor Members 'Forced Out' Of Guatemalan Village (video)

August 28, 2014 10:23 PM

San Juan La Laguna - A community of 230 Orthodox Jews from several countries Thursday began leaving the Guatemalan Indian village where they have... Read More »

Tallahassee FL - Opponents Of Tuition Vouchers File Lawsuit In Florida

August 28, 2014 09:24 PM

Tallahassee FL - Opponents of tuition vouchers in Florida filed suit on Thursday against the state's corporate tax credit scholarship program, saying it illegally subsidizes religious schools and violates the state's requirement to guarantee uniform public education... Read More »

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San Francisco - Google Building Fleet Of Package-Delivering Drones

August 28, 2014 08:45 PM

San Francisco - Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be... Read More »

Washington - Report: Israel's Ambassador To US Absent During Gaza Conflict

August 28, 2014 08:10 PM

Washington - Israel’s ambassador to the US was nowhere to be found near Washington for a crucial two-week stretch of Operation Protective Edge... Read More »

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Washington - 'The Audacity Of Taupe': Obama Suit Creates Sartorial Stir

August 28, 2014 07:28 PM

Washington - The subjects were serious enough at President Barack Obama's impromptu press conference Thursday, but many viewers and the collective... Read More »

New York - New Samsung Smartwatch Won't Need Companion Phone

August 28, 2014 07:11 PM

New York - Samsung has unveiled a computerized wristwatch that can do more without a smartphone to go with it, while LG has one with a round... Read More »

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Cairo - Abbas Says Hamas Accepted Same Cease-fire Plan It Rejected At Beginning Of War

August 28, 2014 05:50 PM

Cairo - The cease-fire agreement that was signed this week between Hamas and Israel is not different from the original proposal made by Egypt at the... Read More »

Washington - Report: Foley, Other Hostages Held By Islamic State Were Waterboarded

August 28, 2014 05:42 PM

Washington - At least four hostages held in Syria by Islamic State militants, including U.S. journalist James Foley, were waterboarded during their... Read More »

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Washington - Scientists Dig Into Ebola's Deadly Genes For Clues

August 28, 2014 05:15 PM

Washington - A single funeral caused many. Stephen Gire and other health researchers on the ground in Africa had some hope that the Ebola outbreak... Read More »

San Francisco - Clinton Says Frayed Trust Led To Ferguson Violence

August 28, 2014 05:10 PM

San Francisco - Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Missouri teenager... Read More »

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New York, NY - De Blasio Pushes Back Against Pre-K Safety Worries

August 28, 2014 04:37 PM

New York, NY - Mayor Bill de Blasio is strongly defending New York City's readiness to launch a massive pre-kindergarten expansion. De Blasio made pre-K the centerpiece of his first year in office. He said Thursday that 50,000 pre-K students have enrolled. He... Read More »

Washington - Obama Tamps Down Prospect Of Strikes In Syria

August 28, 2014 04:29 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama played down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy... Read More »

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Gaza - Small Building Supplies Enter Gaza For The First Time Since Start Of War

August 28, 2014 03:39 PM

Gaza - Small building supplies to repair housing interiors entered Gaza on Thursday for the first time since Operation Protective Edge began on July... Read More »

New York, NY - Vendor: I Sold Low-Grade Oil For City Buses

August 28, 2014 03:19 PM

New York, NY - New York City businessman has pleaded guilty to stealing from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority by providing poor-quality oil... Read More »

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San Francisco, CA - Apple To Unveil Next Products At Sept. 9 Event

August 28, 2014 02:59 PM

San Francisco, CA - Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to... Read More »

Gaza - Palestinians To UN: Force Israel Out Of West Bank, Or We'll Try Netanyahu For War Crimes

August 28, 2014 02:20 PM

Gaza - A senior Fatah official announced on Thursday that the PLO would submit an application to the United Nations Security Council next month... Read More »

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Kiev - NATO, EU, U.S. Say More Than 1,000 Russian Troops Operating In Ukraine

August 28, 2014 02:11 PM

Kiev - Ukraine and the West said Thursday that Russian troops were actively involved in the fighting tearing apart the east of the country, raising... Read More »

New York - Bitcoin Shows Staying Power As Online Merchants Chase Digital Sparkle

August 28, 2014 01:49 PM

New York - Bitcoin is catching on at U.S. online merchants including Overstock.com and Expedia, as customers use a digital currency that just a few... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Shas Holds Commemorative Event Marking 11 Months Since The Death Of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef (Photos)

August 28, 2014 01:20 PM

Jerusalem - The Shas movement was holding on Thursday the first of numerous commemorative events this month for the passing of its former spiritual... Read More »

Last updated: August 28, 2014 01:44 PM Doha - Mashaal Says Latest Conflict With Israel Not The Last, Hamas Will Not Disarm

August 28, 2014 12:51 PM

Doha - Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal said on Thursday the latest war between Israel and Hamas would not be the last round of conflict between the two... Read More »

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Raqqa, Syria - Video Shows Islamic State Executes Scores Of Syrian Soldiers

August 28, 2014 12:45 PM

Raqqa, Syria - Islamic State fighters executed scores of Syrian soldiers captures when the militants seized an airbase in the province of Raqqa at... Read More »

Gaza City - Away From Gaza War, Arab East Jerusalem Seethes With Protests And Raids

August 28, 2014 12:30 PM

Gaza City - Violent protests in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem have been raging nightly beyond the spotlight on the Gaza war, leading to a crackdown... Read More »

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