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New York - NYPD Monitoring Britain Terror Precautions

August 29, 2014 12:17 PM

New York - New York Police Commissioner William Bratton says the city is closely following developments overseas after Britain raised its terror... Read More »

New York, NY - NYC Developer Makes Changes In 'Poor Door' Design

August 29, 2014 12:04 PM

New York, NY - A developer and city officials say some changes have been negotiated in a plan for a so-called "poor door" for less-affluent residents of a Manhattan skyscraper. People who live in the pricey condos will still enter through the front lobby. But The... Read More »

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Miam, FL - OpEd: The Itch Of Pro Israel Activism

August 29, 2014 11:30 AM

Miami, FL -The recent Israel–Gaza war, also labeled as Operation Protective Edge, has left a devastating and maybe even an everlasting mark on... Read More »

Missouri - Police Sued For $40 Million Over Actions In Ferguson Protests

August 29, 2014 11:27 AM

Ferguson - A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white officer killed a black teenager, sued local officials on... Read More »

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Washington - Obama Criticized For Saying U.S. Does Not Have Strategy On ISIL In Syria

August 29, 2014 11:22 AM

Washington - President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States has not yet developed a strategy for confronting Islamic State in Syria, an... Read More »

Berlin - Football: Germany-Israel Friendly Called Off

August 29, 2014 10:50 AM

Berlin - The German Football Federation said Friday that a planned friendly against Israel in March has been called off amid security fears. The federation, the DFB, said Israel had requested the cancellation of the game. Israel's European Championship qualifying... Read More »

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Ramallah, West Bank - Abbas Slams Hamas Says They Caused Prolonged War

August 29, 2014 10:39 AM

Ramallah, West Bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Hamas of needlessly extending fighting in the Gaza Strip, causing a high death... Read More »

Gaza City - Islamic Jihad Fighters Parade After Gaza War

August 29, 2014 10:30 AM

Gaza City - Thousands of Islamic Jihad fighters paraded in Gaza City Friday, in a defiant show of force three days after a ceasefire ending a bloody... Read More »

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Chicago, IL - ISIS Flag-Waving Motorist Threatens Cops WIth Bomb During Traffic Stop In Chicago

August 29, 2014 09:20 AM

Chicago, IL - The FBI, Homeland Security and the bomb squad were all called to the scene of a routine traffic stop on Wednesday after the driver of a... Read More »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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