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New York - Better Economy Has Smokers Buying More Marlboros

July 29, 2015 06:30 PM

New York - A better economy is helping sell more Marlboros and Camels, even as prices climb. That brought higher profits for their makers in the... Read More »

Warsaw, Poland - Famous Polish Billionaire Who Donated $5M To Jewish Cause Dies At 65

July 29, 2015 06:03 PM

Warsaw, Poland - Jan Kulczyk, Poland's richest man and the founder and president of investment empire Kulczyk Holding, who made his fortune during... Read More »

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Washington - Lew Gets More Than 1 Million Comments On Currency Redesign

July 29, 2015 05:30 PM

Washington - Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Wednesday he's gotten more than a million responses to his request for comments on how U.S. currency... Read More »

New York - De Blasio Urges New Yorkers To Be Careful During Heat Wave

July 29, 2015 05:12 PM

New York - Mayor Bill de Blasio is warning New Yorkers to take precautions during the heat wave that has gripped the nation's largest city. The... Read More »

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Harare, Zimbabwe - Worldwide Criticism Sends American Into Hiding After Being Accused Of Killing Zimbabwe's Popular Cecil The Lion

July 29, 2015 04:58 PM

Harare, Zimbabwe - A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe advised... Read More »

Florida - Gun Store Sued After Declaring Itself 'Muslim-Free'

July 29, 2015 04:29 PM

Florida - A Florida gun store that proclaimed itself a Muslim-free zone was sued on Wednesday in federal court by the state chapter of the Council on... Read More »

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Vilnius, Lithuania - Seventy Years Later, Relics From Vilna’s Great Synagogue Rediscovered

July 29, 2015 04:00 PM

Vilnius, Lithuania - Remnants of history, of a once thriving Jewish city destroyed during the Holocaust, have been discovered as part of a Ground... Read More »

Buffalo, NY - Feds: Western New York Man Attempted To Support IS Group

July 29, 2015 03:32 PM

Buffalo, NY - A western New York man traveled overseas in a bid to join the Islamic State group after buying night-vision goggles, a machete and body... Read More »

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Paris - Mysterious Debris Found In Indian Ocean Checked For Missing Malaysia Airlines Ties

July 29, 2015 02:57 PM

Paris - Debris that is probably from a plane has washed up on Reunion island off the east coast of Africa, but it is premature to suggest that it... Read More »

Newark, NJ - Woman Demands Apology From Airline After Ultra-Orthodox Man Refuses To Sit Next To Her (video)

July 29, 2015 02:43 PM

Newark, NJ - A flight from Newark to Toronto was delayed early Monday morning after an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man refused to sit in his assigned seat... Read More »

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Tiberias - Two Israelis Charged In Arson Attack On Church Of Loaves And Fishes

July 29, 2015 02:24 PM

Tiberias - Two Israeli men, described by authorities as Jewish extremists, were charged on Wednesday with torching part of a church at the site where... Read More »

Washington - Fed Holds Steady On Rates, Seeks Further Economic Gains

July 29, 2015 02:18 PM

Washington - The Federal Reserve appears on track to raise interest rates later this year but signaled Wednesday that it wants to see further... Read More »

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Dead Sea, Israel - Shrinking Dead Sea Leaves Trail Of Perilous Sinkholes

July 29, 2015 02:00 PM

Dead Sea, Israel - A neglected grove of date palms, their leaves long fallen, trunks drooping in the searing heat at the lowest point on earth, is... Read More »

United Kingdom - High Court Nixes Autopsies In Religious Cases; Rules Coroners Must Opt For Non-Invasive Procedures

July 29, 2015 01:32 PM

United Kingdom - In what is being heralded as landmark decision and a major victory for Jews and Muslims, the High Court has ruled that in cases in... Read More »

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Cincinnati, OH - Ohio Cop Indicted On Murder Charge In Traffic-Stop Shooting

July 29, 2015 01:28 PM

Cincinnati, OH - A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on... Read More »

Washington - Russians Hackers Used Twitter, Photos To Reach U.S. Computers

July 29, 2015 01:11 PM

Washington - Russian government-backed hackers who penetrated high-profile U.S. government and defense industry computers this year used a method... Read More »

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New York - Review: Microsoft Launches Windows 10, Ditching Much Of What Made Windows 8 Annoying

July 29, 2015 12:30 PM

New York - It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor... Read More »

Berlin - Munich Council Upholds Ban On Holocaust 'Stumbling Stones'

July 29, 2015 12:01 PM

Berlin - Munich's city council has refused to lift a ban on so-called "stumbling stones," tiny plaques embedded in sidewalks to commemorate Holocaust... Read More »

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Hong Kong - Cathay Pacific Airliner Bound For Los Angeles Makes Emergency Landing In Aleutians

July 29, 2015 11:58 AM

Hong Kong - A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 bound from Hong Kong to Los Angeles International Airport has diverted to a U.S. air base in the Aleutian... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - DOE Promises Investigation Into 39 Brooklyn Yeshivas On Charges Of Providing Subpar Secular Education

July 29, 2015 11:24 AM

Brooklyn, NY - Upon receipt on Monday of a letter signed by 52 members of Brooklyn's Jewish community charging that an alarming number of local... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Pushing For Pollard To Come To Israel After Release

July 29, 2015 11:15 AM

Jerusalem - Israel's deputy foreign minister says Israel is making "very great efforts" to lobby for spy Jonathan Pollard to be granted permission to... Read More »

New Jersey - Gov. Christie: I'll Meet With Cuomo, Feds On Hudson Rail Tunnel

July 29, 2015 10:46 AM

New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie says he'll likely meet with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and federal transportation officials soon to discuss plans... Read More »

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West Bank - PLO To Investigate Reports Of Secret Talks Between Palestinian And Israeli Officials

July 29, 2015 10:22 AM

West Bank - PLO leaders are scheduled to hold a meeting in Ramallah in the coming days to discuss reports about secret meetings between Palestinian... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Wary As U.S. Paroles Ex-Spy Pollard

July 29, 2015 10:00 AM

Jerusalem - Israel offered a cautious welcome on Wednesday to the planned U.S. release of former spy Jonathan Pollard, wary that too warm a... Read More »

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Washington - New TSA Chief Aims To Tighten U.S. Airline Screening

July 29, 2015 09:33 AM

Washington - The Transportation Security Administration plans to retrain thousands of airport screeners to detect weapons better, scale back a... Read More »

New York - Scathing NY Post Op-Ed Calls De Blasio "Stupid," Says Mayor Needs To "Grow Up"

July 29, 2015 09:15 AM

New York, NY - On the heels of his refusal to appear at Monday's much ballyhooed gala announcing plans to overhaul La Guardia Airport alongside New... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Peres: Obama Asked Me Not To Speak Publicly About Pollard Before Parole Hearing

July 29, 2015 08:57 AM

‎Jerusalem - Former president Shimon Peres said on Wednesday that he had complied with US President Barack Obama's request that he not speak... Read More »

Damascus - Report: Israeli Air Force Strikes Target In Syria, Killing At Least 2 People

July 29, 2015 08:54 AM

Damascus - An air strike by an Israeli surveillance plane hit a car in Quneitra province in southwestern Syria on Wednesday, killing two members of a... Read More »

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Washington - Kerry Warns Congress Scrapping Iran Deal Would Mean Path To Nuclear Weapon

July 29, 2015 08:28 AM

Washington - Secretary of State John Kerry intensified efforts on Tuesday to beat back criticism of the Iran nuclear deal and convince U.S. lawmakers... Read More »

Israel - Amnesty Says Has Evidence Of IDF War Crimes Committed In Gaza

July 29, 2015 08:09 AM

Israel - About two weeks into last year's conflict in Gaza, Palestinian photographer Jehad Saftawi began to tire of venturing into the city every day... Read More »

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Beit El - Israel Approves 300 New Homes In Settlement After Demolishing Two Buildings At Site

July 29, 2015 07:51 AM

Beit El - Israel gave final approval on Wednesday for plans to build 300 new homes in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, announcing the... Read More »

Kabul - Afghan Government Investigating Reports Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Is Dead

July 29, 2015 07:30 AM

Kabul - An Afghan official said Wednesday his government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead. The Taliban could not... Read More »

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