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Riyadh - Saudi Arabia Executes 4 For Hashish Smuggling

August 18, 2014 02:14 PM

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia executed four people from the same family Monday for attempting to smuggle "large quantities" of hashish into the kingdom, officials and a rights group said. The Interior Ministry said they were executed in southern Najran province near Yemen... Read More »

Washington - Community Health Says Data Stolen In Cyber Attack From China

August 18, 2014 02:02 PM

Washington - Community Health Systems Inc, one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said it was the victim of a cyber attack that originated in China, resulting in the theft of personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients in April and June. The stolen... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Charedi School That Teaches Secular Studies Ostracized By Community

August 18, 2014 12:48 PM

Jerusalem - A haredi high-school in Jerusalem teaching both religious studies and a general education to its pupils currently has no premises at... Read More »

Camden, AL - Alabama Hunters Haul In 1,000-pound Alligator

August 18, 2014 12:42 PM

Camden, AL - A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds. Al.com... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Netanyahu: Israel Will Hit Back Hard If Gaza Rocket Attacks Resume

August 18, 2014 12:18 PM

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Monday that Israel will hit back hard if Palestinian rocket attacks from Gaza resume, speaking... Read More »

Washington - President Obama Spends Vacation With Just One Daughter At A Time

August 18, 2014 11:45 AM

Washington - President Barack Obama started his vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard with just one of his daughters, and he may... Read More »

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Austin, TX - Official: No Arrest Warrant To Be Issued For Perry

August 18, 2014 11:38 AM

Austin, TX - A warrant won't be issued for the arrest of Gov. Rick Perry following his indictment on two felony charges of abuse of power. Linda... Read More »

London - Sainsbury Issues Apology Amid Backlash From Removal Of Kosher Food From Branch Store

August 18, 2014 11:16 AM

London - Amid a mountain of negative backlash that has been hounding the chain since a store manager in Holborn on Saturday emptied the store's... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Says Hamas West Bank Coup Attempt Thwarted

August 18, 2014 11:08 AM

Jerusalem - A large-scale Hamas terrorist formation in the West Bank and Jerusalem planned to destabilize the region through a series of deadly... Read More »

Washington - Report: Cost To Raise Today's Child Tops $245,000

August 18, 2014 11:04 AM

Washington - A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday. Those costs — food, housing... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Lapid Says He Would Be Upset If His Son Would Marry A Non-Jew

August 18, 2014 10:31 AM

Jerusalem - Minister of Finance Yair Lapid said on Monday that he would be very upset if his son married a non-Jew against the background of a mixed... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Man Arrested For Taking Photos From NYPD Wins $125,000

August 18, 2014 09:47 AM

New York, NY - A Brooklyn man has won a $125,000 settlement over his arrest for recording a stop-and-frisk arrest on is cellphone. The Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/1mbawgO ) that Dick George was sitting in his car on June 14, 2012 when he saw police searching... Read More »

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Liberty, NY - No Smoke Detectors At Mareh Yechezkel, Clip Fan Thought To Be Cause Of Fatal Fire

August 18, 2014 09:40 AM

Liberty, NY - As fire officials upstate continue to investigate last night’s lethal fire, VIN News has learned that there were no smoke detectors... Read More »

Gaza - Fatah Activists In Gaza Under Hamas House Arrest

August 18, 2014 09:29 AM

Gaza - Fatah officials say the rival Hamas movement has placed scores of Fatah activists in Gaza under house arrest during the Gaza war and has shot... Read More »

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Egypt - Source: Hamas Not Interested In Return To Full Blown Gaza Conflict, Even If Cairo Talks Fail

August 18, 2014 09:11 AM

Egypt - The five-day cease-fire between Israel and Hamas is set to expire at midnight on Monday, and as of now, there are no signs of a breakthrough... Read More »

Gaza - Health Ministry: Death Toll In The War-Torn Gaza Strip Has Passed 2,000

August 18, 2014 08:59 AM

Gaza - The Gaza death toll rose over 2,000 Monday as the clock ticked towards a midnight deadline and negotiators in Cairo strove to hammer out a... Read More »

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Israel - Trains Halted Between Sderot And Ashkelon Ahead Of Gaza Cease-Fire Expiration

August 18, 2014 08:43 AM

Israel - The Defense Ministry halted train services between Sderot and Ashkelon on Sunday night following a security evaluation. The train line in question runs close to the border with the Gaza Strip. The move came as a five-day cease-fire between Israel and... Read More »

London - WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Says To Leave London Embassy 'Soon'

August 18, 2014 08:21 AM

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sowed confusion Monday with an announcement that appeared to indicate he was leaving his embassy bolt hole... Read More »

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France - Armed Robbers Attack Saudi Prince's Motorcade Outside Paris, Rob 250,000 Euros

August 18, 2014 08:06 AM

France - Heavily armed robbers have attacked the motorcade of a Saudi prince in Paris, making off with 250,000 euros ($335,000) in cash and... Read More »

Hebron - IDF Destroys Homes Of The Murderers Of 3 Jewish Teens That Sparked Gaza War

August 18, 2014 07:49 AM

West Bank - Israeli troops on Monday demolished the homes of two Palestinians it suspects of the abduction and killing of three teenagers in the... Read More »

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Missouri - Gov. Nixon Orders National Guard After Second Night Of Chaos In Ferguson

August 18, 2014 07:30 AM

Ferguson, MO - Missouri's governor said on Monday he would send the National Guard into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to restore calm after... Read More »

Liberty, NY - Brooklyn Boy Dies in Upstate Bungalow Blaze (video)

August 18, 2014 12:51 AM

Liberty, NY - A three year old boy died Sunday night in a bungalow fire at Camp Mareh Yechezkel in Liberty, New York. Aron Follman of Borough Park... Read More »

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Ferguson, MO - Report: Unarmed Black Teen Killed By Police Was Shot Six Times

August 17, 2014 11:31 PM

Ferguson, MO -A preliminary private autopsy has found that an unarmed black teenager killed by a white officer in Missouri was shot at least six... Read More »

Mountain View, CA - Look, No Hands! Test Driving A Google Car

August 17, 2014 11:19 PM

Mountain View, CA - The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn't lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was... Read More »

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Last updated: August 17, 2014 11:40 PM Ferguson, MO - Gunfire Erupts As Protesters Flee In Missouri City Where Officer Shot Black Teen

August 17, 2014 11:09 PM

Ferguson, MO - Shots were fired and police shouted through bullhorns for protesters to disperse, witnesses said, as chaos erupted Sunday night in... Read More »

Kentucky - Bourbon Companies Are Making The Most Booze Since The 1970s

August 17, 2014 10:32 PM

Kentucky - In a business where patience is part of the process, Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest... Read More »

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United Nations - UN: Months Needed To Repair Facilities In Gaza

August 17, 2014 09:29 PM

United Nations - United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said Sunday on a visit to Iran that it will take months to repair damage to the UN's... Read More »

Rishon Letzion - Israeli Wedding Of Jew, Muslim Draws Protesters Amid War Tensions

August 17, 2014 09:17 PM

Rishon Letzion - Israeli police on Sunday blocked more than 200 far-right Israeli protesters from rushing guests at a wedding of a Jewish woman and... Read More »

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Ferguson, MO - Sharpton: Ferguson Shooting Is 'Defining Moment'

August 17, 2014 08:45 PM

Ferguson, MO - The Rev. Al Sharpton called the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in suburban St. Louis a... Read More »

Ferguson, MO - Police Shooting Draws Protesters From Near, Far

August 17, 2014 07:24 PM

Ferguson, MO - Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot... Read More »

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New York, NY - Comptroller Faults City For Mismanaging Its Trees

August 17, 2014 06:17 PM

New York - New York City's chief fiscal officer is going out on a limb - to point a finger at the city for mismanaging its trees. Comptroller... Read More »

New Jersey - Christie Faces Mounting Suits Over Public Records

August 17, 2014 06:01 PM

New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie came into office promising a new era of transparency. But lawyers, media organizations and watchdog groups say... Read More »

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