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London - UK's Cameron Resists Calls For Air Strikes Despite Hostage Killing

September 14, 2014 09:18 AM

London - Britain on Sunday resisted pressure to join the United States in announcing air strikes against Islamic State after the militant group... Read More »

Jerusalem - Netanyahu: ISIS, Hamas, Al-Qaida All Branches Of The Same Poison Tree

September 14, 2014 09:01 AM

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned against the rising tide of extremism in the world on Sunday, asserting that the Islamic State... Read More »

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West Bank - PA Fears Islamic State Threat Taking World's Attention Away From Palestinian Issue

September 14, 2014 08:44 AM

West Bank - The leadership in Ramallah is concerned that the world has pushed the Palestinian issue to the back burner as the international... Read More »

Perth - Australia Commits Jets To International Force To Fight IS Militants

September 14, 2014 12:42 AM

Perth - Australia will deploy military forces and fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates to assist the international coalition in fighting Islamic... Read More »

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New York - Will Apple's Digital Wallet Kill The Card Swipe?

September 14, 2014 12:30 AM

New York - Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check. On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital... Read More »

Pasadena, CA - City Uses Meters To Raise Change For Homeless

September 14, 2014 12:01 AM

Pasadena, CA - The city of Pasadena is letting homeless people keep the change. The Los Angeles suburb is turning 14 parking meters into... Read More »

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Washington - Report: Al-Qaida's Syrian Cell Alarms US

September 13, 2014 11:42 PM

Washington - While the Islamic State group is getting the most attention now, another band of extremists in Syria — a mix of hardened jihadis from Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and Europe — poses a more direct and imminent threat to the United States, working with... Read More »

St Louis, MO - Ferguson Video Shows Witness Raising Hands In Air

September 13, 2014 11:15 PM

St Louis, MO - Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson appears to support previous accounts and could bolster arguments that Michael Brown was... Read More »

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Gaza City - Hamas Denies Running 'Shadow Government' In Gaza

September 13, 2014 10:43 PM

Gaza City - The exiled leader of Hamas denied Friday that the Islamist movement was running a "shadow government" in Gaza as charged by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas. Khaled Meshaal was speaking in the Tunisian capital days after Abbas threatened to break off a... Read More »

Berlin - Jewish Leader: Far-Right Votes Risk Nations' Name

September 13, 2014 10:15 PM

Berlin - European voters risk giving their countries a bad name by electing far-right politicians, the leader of the World Jewish Congress warned... Read More »

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New York - Three Chasidim Arrested for Marijuana Buy in Brooklyn

September 13, 2014 10:04 PM

Brooklyn, NY - Three Chasidic men from Crown Heights were arraigned this past Wednesday in Brooklyn federal court after attempting to purchase 50 pounds of marijuana from an undercover FBI agent. According to reports in the New York Post, Boruch Rapoport, 47, Moshe... Read More »

Sunrise, FL - Israel takes 2-1 lead vs Argentina in Davis Cup

September 13, 2014 10:00 PM

Sunrise, FL - Led by the doubles team of Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram, Israel took a 2-1 lead over Argentina on Saturday afternoon in a best-of-five... Read More »

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Blooming Grove, PA - Police Manhunt Underway In NY, NJ, PA After Trooper Shot Dead At Pennsylvania Barracks

September 13, 2014 09:30 PM

Blooming Grove, PA - Police in three states searched on Saturday for a gunman who ambushed two state troopers, killing one of them, in an attack at a... Read More »

New York, NY - Photo Of Speaker Council Not Placing Hand Over Heart During 9/11 Ceremony Causes Stir

September 13, 2014 09:12 PM

New York, NY - Bronx state Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. is calling NYC council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito a communist from Puerto Rico. Diaz made his... Read More »

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Gaza - Hamas: Disarmament of Hamas Not Negotiable, No Direct Talks With Israel

September 13, 2014 08:54 PM

Gaza - Former Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh vowed on Saturday that Hamas would not disarm. Speaking at a news conference in Gaza City, he said... Read More »

Golan Heights - Rebels Control Majority of Syrian Side of Golan Heights

September 13, 2014 08:45 PM

Golan Heights - As clashes between Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces and opposition fighters raged on near the Quneitra crossing, which marks the border between Syria and Israel, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights revealed that rebel groups now control the... Read More »

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Baghdad - Islamic State Video Purports To Show Beheading Of UK Hostage David Haines

September 13, 2014 08:30 PM

Baghdad - Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Saturday which purported to show the beheading of British aid worker... Read More »

New York - Probe Finds Fakery At 9 NYC Child Care Centers

September 12, 2014 06:15 PM

New York - Nine child care centers are on track to be shuttered after investigators found one served no children yet got almost $60,000 in city money, another had rat droppings on the floor and spoiled milk in the fridge, and others had filed phony background checks... Read More »

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Amsterdam - Dutch Prosecutors Confirm Israeli Rabbi's Arrest, Released On Bail, Awaiting Extradition

September 12, 2014 05:41 PM

Amsterdam - Dutch police say they have arrested an elderly man believed to be the leader of a Jewish Hasidic sect on the run since two years and wanted in Israel for alleged indecent assault of women and girls. The 77-year-old rabbi was arrested at Amsterdam's... Read More »

Washington - Solar Storm Arrives At Earth, But Not A Problem

September 12, 2014 05:28 PM

Washington - A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but it was causing few, if any, problems. It also may allow more people to see the colorful... Read More »

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Washington - Obama, Clinton Celebrate 20 Years Of AmeriCorps

September 12, 2014 03:30 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton on Friday highlighted the benefits of volunteering as they celebrated the 20th... Read More »

Ankara - Kerry Says No To Iran Help In Islamic State Fight

September 12, 2014 02:45 PM

Ankara - The U.S. says it would be inappropriate for Iran to attend an upcoming meeting in Paris on how to defeat the Islamic State militant... Read More »

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California - Los Angeles Issues 'Heat Alert' As Temperatures Soar

September 12, 2014 02:21 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles health officials on Friday issued a special "heat alert" for this weekend, urging residents to take special... Read More »

Orlando, FL - Police: Zimmerman Accused Of Threatening Driver

September 12, 2014 01:35 PM

Orlando, FL - Police say a driver has reported that George Zimmerman threatened to kill him after a confrontation on the road. Police are... Read More »

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Toronto - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Withdraws From Mayor's Race

September 12, 2014 01:13 PM

Toronto - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdrew his re-election bid Friday as he seeks treatment for a tumor in his abdomen, ending a campaign he had... Read More »

Israel - IDF Says Officers Shot Knife-Wielding Beduin On Army Base In South

September 12, 2014 12:59 PM

Israel - An IDF Officer shot and seriously wounded a Beduin man on a military training base in the South on Friday after a verbal altercation escalated, according to media reports. The incident occurred on the training grounds of the Tze’elim base in the Eshkol... Read More »

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Baghdad - Iraq's Speaker Warns Of Civilian Deaths From U.S. Air Strikes

September 12, 2014 12:23 PM

Baghdad - Iraq's parliament speaker Salim al-Jabouri has told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that air strikes on Islamic State should not kill... Read More »

Jersey City, NJ - Day Care Center Worker Who Served Bleach Is Fired

September 12, 2014 12:13 PM

Jersey City, NJ - The New Jersey day care center where more than two dozen children and adults were accidentally served bleach-tainted water has... Read More »

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New York - 2 Dead, 1 Seriously Hurt In Bronx Parkway Crash

September 12, 2014 11:33 AM

New York - Authorities say two people have died and another is seriously injured following a highway crash in the Bronx. WPIX (http://bit.ly/1uz7sAK ) says the wreck occurred around 4:30 a.m. Friday on the Bronx River Parkway. Police say the vehicle hit a tree... Read More »

Vienna - Iran Wants U.N. Atomic Agency To Condemn Israeli Drone 'Aggression'

September 12, 2014 10:45 AM

Vienna - Iran has called on the U.N. atomic agency to condemn an "act of aggression" by Israel for sending, Tehran says, a drone last month to spy on... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Steps Up Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine, Targets Russia's Largest Bank

September 12, 2014 10:30 AM

Washington - The United States announced more sanctions against Russia on Friday, affecting oil and defense industries and further limiting the... Read More »

Hebron - Thousands Mourn Palestinian Who Died In Israeli Jail

September 12, 2014 10:06 AM

Hebron - Some 4,000 mourners turned out Friday for the West Bank funeral of a Palestinian man who died in an Israeli jail earlier in the week. The... Read More »

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