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New York - Democratic Party Insiders Say Cuomo's Presidential Hopes Take Major Hit In Wake Of Scandal

July 28, 2014 10:00 AM

New York - Political insiders and Democratic party leaders in New York say that the fallout from last week's New York Times report on Gov. Cuomo's... Read More »

New York - Zillow Buying Trulia In $3.5 Billion Stock Deal

July 28, 2014 09:45 AM

New York - Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Trulia's stock rose more than 16... Read More »

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Bronx, NY - Man Found Dead Trapped Between Elevator And Shaft Wall In NYCHA Building

July 28, 2014 09:33 AM

Bronx, NY - A man was found dead trapped between the outside of an elevator and the wall of the elevator shaft in a New York City apartment building on Monday morning, police said. Police found the body between the 18th and 19th floors of the building in the Bronx... Read More »

Plymouth, CA - Northern California Fire Claims 13 Homes, Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

July 28, 2014 09:21 AM

Plymouth, CA - Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were threatening hundreds of homes even as... Read More »

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Shakhtarsk, Ukraine - Police Team Turns Back From Ukraine Crash Site

July 28, 2014 09:21 AM

Shakhtarsk, Ukraine - Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team... Read More »

Gaza - Palestine Study: At Least 160 Children Died Digging Tunnels For Hamas

July 28, 2014 09:01 AM

Gaza - Hamas used children to help them dig numerous tunnels into Israel and Egypt, a 2012 paper written for the Journal of Palestine Studies reported. The paper, titled Gaza's Tunnel Phenomenon: The Unintended Dynamics of Israel's Siege says that little had been... Read More »

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New York - Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar For $8.5 Billion

July 28, 2014 08:43 AM

New York - Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. Stockholders of Family... Read More »

Cairo – Hamas Leader Mashaal: Hamas Is Ready To Coexist With Jews, But Not The Occupation

July 28, 2014 08:42 AM

Cairo - The leader of Hamas is demanding anew that Israel end its occupation of Gaza and the West Bank. Khaled Meshaal said in an interview... Read More »

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Gaza - Hamas Spokesman: Israel Has Reached Only A Fraction Of Our Tunnels

July 28, 2014 08:13 AM

Gaza - Israel has reached "only a fraction" of Hamas's tunnels, Mushir al-Masri , a spokesman for the organization stated in an interview translated... Read More »

Jerusalem - US-Israeli Tensions Rise As Hostilities In Gaza Subside

July 28, 2014 07:50 AM

Jerusalem - Israel eased its assaults in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire from the enclave declined sharply on Monday, the military said... Read More »

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Israel - Israeli Strikes Gaza After Rocket Fire, Break Lull

July 28, 2014 07:31 AM

Israel - Israeli jets struck three sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, the military said, disrupting a relative lull in... Read More »

Washington - Bill Allowing Americans To Unlock Cellphones Passes House, Heads For Obama's Desk

July 27, 2014 11:30 PM

Washington - Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can —at least in some instances— be used on... Read More »

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Washington - FBI Issues Warning About Air Conditioner Coolant

July 27, 2014 11:18 PM

Washington - As the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved... Read More »

Jerusalem - Report: Israeli Official Says No Need For Another Gaza Ceasefire

July 27, 2014 10:28 PM

Jerusalem - Israel sees no need for another Gaza ceasefire, an Israeli official was quoted as saying on Monday, as tensions between Prime Minister... Read More »

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United Nations - UN Council Agrees On Demand For Gaza Cease-fire

July 27, 2014 09:58 PM

United Nations - The U.N. Security Council has agreed on a statement calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza... Read More »

Moscow - Russia Criticizes EU Sanctions, Raps U.S. Over Ukraine Role

July 27, 2014 09:41 PM

Moscow - Russia reacted angrily to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would... Read More »

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Sarasota, FL - Small Plane Crash On Florida Beach: 1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured

July 27, 2014 09:18 PM

Sarasota, FL - A father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed Sunday on... Read More »

New York - 1st Night At Gracie Mansion For NYC Mayor, Family

July 27, 2014 09:02 PM

New York - It's home, sweet new home for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family. Spokeswoman Rebecca Katz says the mayor, his wife and... Read More »

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Washington - Obama: Companies Dodging Taxes By Moving Overseas Is Unpatriotic

July 27, 2014 08:17 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama says a loophole that lets companies dodge U.S. taxes by moving their headquarters overseas is... Read More »

Los Angeles, CA - California Lightning Hits 14; 2 Critically Injured

July 27, 2014 08:00 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Authorities now say 14 people — including a 15-year-old — have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that... Read More »

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Gaza - Israel, Hamas Hold Out For More Gains In Gaza War

July 27, 2014 07:29 PM

Gaza - Israel and Hamas are holding out for bigger gains in the Gaza war, helping explain the failure of the world's most influential diplomats to... Read More »

Jerusalem - Eight IDF Soldiers Killed In Action Laid To Rest (photos)

July 27, 2014 07:14 PM

Jerusalem - Eight IDF soldiers killed in Gaza fighting since Friday were buried on Sunday. Staff-Sgt. Amit Yeori was buried at 3 p.m. at the Mount... Read More »

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New York - NYC's Aging Bus Terminal To Get Patchwork Fixes

July 27, 2014 06:53 PM

New York - At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing... Read More »

Marseille, France - Thousands March In French City Of Marseille In Support Of Israel (video)

July 27, 2014 06:17 PM

Marseille, France - Thousands took to the streets of Marseille in the south of France on Sunday to show their support for Israel, the first such... Read More »

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Albany, NY - Lyft Says It's Starting New York City Service

July 27, 2014 06:02 PM

Albany, NY - The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft planned to start limited service in New York City on Friday night after reaching agreement with... Read More »

Jerusalem - Total Of 56 Rockets And Mortars Fired Into Israel Sunday

July 27, 2014 05:48 PM

Jerusalem - As of 8pm on Sunday, the IDF said that there had been 56 rockets and mortars fired into Israel from Gaza since midnight. Of the rockets... Read More »

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Ukraine - Donetsk Jewish Community Struggles To Hold Together Under Fire

July 27, 2014 05:36 PM

Ukraine - Despite escalating violence and the concomitant mass exodus of refugees fleeing from the civil war in Ukraine’s Donbas industrial region... Read More »

New York - In NY Gov. Race, Niche Issues Become Political Parties

July 27, 2014 04:48 PM

New York - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is well aware of the gambit. In the 1994 gubernatorial race, 54,000 votes cast on the "Tax Cut Now" ballot... Read More »

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Last updated: July 27, 2014 05:54 PM Washington - Obama, In Call With Netanyahu, Urges Humanitarian Ceasefire In Gaza

July 27, 2014 04:22 PM

Washington - U.S. President Barack Obama, speaking by phone on Sunday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stressed the need for an... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Acknowledges Mortar Shell Hit UN School

July 27, 2014 03:55 PM

Jerusalem - Israel acknowledged Sunday that troops fired a mortar shell that hit the courtyard of a U.N. school in Gaza last week, but said aerial... Read More »

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Madrid - Spain Police Bust Gang That Eased Entry To The US

July 27, 2014 03:45 PM

Madrid - Spanish police say they have broken up a gang suspected of selling forged passports and resident cards for entry into the United States... Read More »

San Francisco - FedEx Charges Raise Online Pharmacy Issues

July 27, 2014 03:05 PM

San Francisco - FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that... Read More »

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