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Jerusalem - Abbas: Jews Have No Right To Har haBáyis, Calls Settlers “Herd of Cattle”

October 18, 2014 07:40 PM

Jerusalem - The Palestinian president says his people should guard a Jerusalem holy site revered by both Jews and Muslims against visiting Jews, who... Read More »

Fort Lauderdale, FL - Swiss Banker Describes IRS Secrecy In US Trial

October 15, 2014 06:03 PM

Fort Lauderdale, FL - They were known as the prized "black accounts," those held in Swiss banks by wealthy Americans who wanted to make sure their... Read More »

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Washington - Nurses In Safety Gear Got Ebola, Why Wouldn't You?

October 15, 2014 04:55 PM

Washington - How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient, but health officials keep saying you almost certainly won't get it from someone sitting next to you on a plane? First, the odds of an Ebola-infected seatmate in the U.S. remain... Read More »

New York - 2 Men Cleared In 1985 NYC Kidnapping, Killing

October 15, 2014 04:00 PM

New York - A man who served nearly 30 years in prison for murder was ordered freed Wednesday after prosecutors concluded he falsely confessed when he... Read More »

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New York - Wal-Mart Scales Back US Store Growth

October 15, 2014 03:56 PM

New York - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is scaling back its growth in U.S. stores next year, while investing more in e-commerce. The company also says it's conducting a major diagnostic review of its U.S. Wal-Mart business and will update investors of plans early next... Read More »

Washington - Obama Cancels Campaign Trip To Focus On Ebola

October 15, 2014 02:25 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama abruptly canceled a planned campaign trip Wednesday and planned to convene his Cabinet at the White House instead, as U.S. officials grappled with the widening Ebola crisis. The White House said Obama's trip to New Jersey and... Read More »

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New York - Dow Plunges More Than 400 As Ebola Fears Fuel Stocks' Freefall

October 15, 2014 01:42 PM

New York - News that a health worker diagnosed with Ebola flew on a commercial flight the night before showing symptoms raised fears on Wall Street... Read More »

Gaza - Hamas Official Slams UN Chief Ban's Double Standards After His Visit In A Hamas Tunnel Uncovered In Israel

October 15, 2014 01:24 PM

Gaza - Hamas on Wednesday accused UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of hypocrisy and double standards after his visit to Gaza and southern Israel on... Read More »

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Washington - Holocaust Museum Shows Images Of Syrian Killings

October 15, 2014 01:15 PM

Washington - Images of emaciated and mangled bodies from recent history in Syria are going on public display for the first time Wednesday at the U.S... Read More »

Tehran - Iran Tips Hand About Structure Of Secret Services

October 15, 2014 12:57 PM

Tehran - Iran has for the first time provided public information about the structure of its secret services, saying Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi heads a coordination council overseeing 16 different agencies. The announcement Wednesday, in a magazine... Read More »

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New York - New Apps For U.S. Renters May Keep Lax Landlords In Line

October 15, 2014 12:06 PM

New York - When Tom Hunter and his two roommates were left without heat for more than a month by a negligent landlord in New York, they began toying with an idea: an app that could help renters keep landlords in check. Two winters and two months of coding later, the... Read More »

Las Vegas - U.S. Company Offers To Sell Ebola.com Domain Name For $150,000

October 15, 2014 11:45 AM

Las Vegas - A company seeking to capitalize on the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record, is looking to sell the domain name Ebola.com for $150,000, a partner with the firm said on Tuesday. Chris Hood, a junior partner with Blue String Ventures Inc, the firm... Read More »

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Hartford, CT - Man Stabbing People On Passenger Bus Fatally Shot By Police

October 15, 2014 11:22 AM

Hartford, CT - A man who stabbed two passengers in a rampage aboard a casino-bound tour bus was shot to death on Interstate 95 by a Connecticut state... Read More »

Ukraine - More Jews May Still Be In Eastern Ukraine Than Previously Reported

October 15, 2014 11:09 AM

Ukraine - More Jews may remain in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region than previously reported, according to estimates provided by the World Jewish... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Warns UK Palestine Vote Undermines Peace Prospects

October 15, 2014 10:55 AM

Jerusalem - Israel warned Tuesday that a vote by British parliament in favour of recognising a Palestinian state risked undermining the prospects for... Read More »

Europe - European Union Examining Ways To Stop Jewish Settlers From Visiting The EU

October 15, 2014 10:33 AM

Europe - European officials are looking at new ways to press Israel to halt its building of settlements on land the Palestinians want for a state, as... Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - Former Latin King Gang Member-Convert Turned-Rabbi Charged With Impersonating A Cop

October 15, 2014 10:13 AM

Brooklyn, NY - In a case that Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson called "bizarre," a former Latin King gang member-turned-rabbi from Brooklyn will be in... Read More »

Tokyo - Toyota Recalls 1.75 Million Toyota, Lexus Cars Globally

October 15, 2014 09:44 AM

Tokyo - Japan's Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Wednesday it would recall a total 1.67 million vehicles globally in a voluntary move to address... Read More »

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Washington - Health Secretary: Hospital Needed Better Oversight

October 15, 2014 09:22 AM

Washington - Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Wednesday the federal government could have performed "much better oversight" of... Read More »

Dallas - Nurses Cite Sloppy Conditions, Inconsistent Protocols In Ebola Care

October 15, 2014 09:03 AM

Dallas - A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without... Read More »

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Dallas - Second Texas Health Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

October 15, 2014 08:50 AM

Dallas - Officials say a second health care worker who's tested positive for Ebola was in isolation at a Dallas hospital within 90 minutes of the... Read More »

Last updated: October 15, 2014 08:56 AM Nepal - Heavy Snowfall On Himalayas Mountains Kills 16, Including 3 Israelis

October 15, 2014 08:32 AM

Nepal - Up to sixteen people, including three Israelis, were killed in Nepal by unseasonal snow blizzards and an avalanche triggered by the tail of... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Sets Up Rapid-response Ebola Team; Dallas Nurse Improves

October 15, 2014 12:37 AM

Washington - The United States is establishing a rapid-response team to help hospitals "within hours" whenever there is a case of Ebola, the top... Read More »

Manhattan, NY - 432 Park Avenue Becomes Tallest Residential Building In Western Hemisphere

October 14, 2014 11:48 PM

Manhattan, NY - A construction crew poured concrete on Tuesday for the top floor of what will be the tallest residential building in the Western... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Tech Accelerator Program Geared Specifically Towards Haredi Entrepreneurs Up And Running In Jerusalem

October 14, 2014 11:26 PM

Jerusalem - For the first time ever a tech accelerator program geared specifically towards Haredi entrepreneurs is up and running and set to launch... Read More »

Washington - First Lady Hosts White House Garden Harvest

October 14, 2014 10:18 PM

Washington - Michelle Obama isn't afraid of a little dirt. The first lady, clad in dirt-stained black pants and sneakers, was joined by... Read More »

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New York - David Greenglass Of Rosenberg Spying Case Dies

October 14, 2014 09:35 PM

New York - David Greenglass, who served 10 years in prison for role in the most explosive atomic spying case of the Cold War and gave testimony that... Read More »

Philipsburg, St. Maarten - 1 Dead As Hurricane Strengthens, Aims For Bermuda

October 14, 2014 08:33 PM

Philipsburg, St. Maarten - Hurricane Gonzalo grew into a major Category 3 storm Tuesday and is expected to strengthen further as it heads toward Bermuda after killing a man in the Dutch Caribbean territory of St. Maarten, authorities said. The storm had top... Read More »

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Washington - Prominent Orthodox Rabbi Arrested For Voyeurism

October 14, 2014 07:22 PM

Washington - A prominent Washington rabbi whose congregation includes leading political figures was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of voyeurism... Read More »

Chicago, IL - Sears Pulls Item, Issues Apology After Nazi Ring Gets Listed For Sale On Its Website

October 14, 2014 06:45 PM

Chicago, IL - On Monday, Sears officials issued an apology and insisted that the offensive item has been removed from its website following reports... Read More »

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Washington - New York's de Blasio Meets With Top White House Aide On Ebola

October 14, 2014 06:02 PM

Washington - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton on Tuesday discussed the threat posed by Ebola and Islamic State with Lisa Monaco, a top national security aide to President Barack Obama, the White House said. The officials'... Read More »

New Jersey - NBC Correspondent Dr. Nancy Snyderman Admits Violation Of Quarantine

October 14, 2014 05:26 PM

New Jersey - NBC News medical correspondent Nancy Snyderman has admitted that some members of her crew violated a voluntary quarantine to protect against Ebola, a misstep that caused New Jersey health officials to make that quarantine mandatory. NBC said Tuesday... Read More »

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