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New York - Bronx Woman Arrested For Calling 311 Files Lawsuit

January 23, 2015 02:15 PM

Bronx, NY – A 67-year-old resident of Castle Hill Houses in the Bronx filed a federal lawsuit against the NYPD Friday for her 2012 arrest for calling 311 too much. NY Daily News (http://nydn.us/1CuHAeC) reports Arles Cepeda called 311 44 times in 15 months, and... Read More »

Los Angeles, CA - Pediatrician Group Urges Measles Vaccinations Amid Disneyland Outbreak

January 23, 2015 01:50 PM

Los Angeles, CA - The leading U.S. pediatrician group on Friday urged parents, schools and communities to vaccinate children against measles in the face of an outbreak that began at Disneyland in California in December and has spread to more than 50 people. The... Read More »

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Albany, NY - Rumors In Sheldon Silver’s Inner Circle May Explain Present Situation

January 23, 2015 01:31 PM

Albany, NY – As rumors swirl amid Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption charges, anecdotes about financial dealings may bring to light the... Read More »

Paris - France Quietly Buries Terrorist Gunman Who Killed In Kosher Market

January 23, 2015 01:15 PM

Paris - Paris officials say Amedy Coulibaly, who killed four hostages at a kosher market and policewoman earlier this month, has been buried in a... Read More »

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New York - Northeast Preps As 1st Significant Winter Storm Approaches

January 23, 2015 12:46 PM

New York - A fast-moving coastal storm is forecast to blast several major cities in the Northeast with a mix of snow, sleet and rain on Saturday in... Read More »

Tehran - Report: Iran Sees Mass Demonstrations Over Charlie Hebdo

January 23, 2015 12:01 PM

Tehran - Iranian state television is reporting mass demonstrations have taken place in several cities over the French satirical newspaper Charlie... Read More »

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Beirut - Islamic Militants Celebrate Saudi King's Death Online

January 23, 2015 11:30 AM

Beirut - Islamic militants and their supporters celebrated the death of Saudi King Abdullah on social media Friday, many of them describing him as a... Read More »

Donetsk - Signs Emerge Of Major Ukraine Rebel Offensive Looming

January 23, 2015 11:01 AM

Donetsk - Signs emerged Friday pointing to a major offensive in eastern Ukraine by rebels fighting to break off from the rest of the country. A... Read More »

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New York - Expedia Buys Booking Site Travelocity For $280M

January 23, 2015 10:48 AM

New York - Expedia has acquired travel booking site Travelocity from the Sabre Corp. for $280 million in cash. The deal adds to Expedia's growing... Read More »

Riyadh - Simple Burial In Unmarked Grave For Saudi King Who Lived In Palaces

January 23, 2015 10:37 AM

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, one of the richest men in the history of the world, was carried in a simple white shroud to an unmarked grave... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Netanyahu Basks In Congress Invitation, But May Shake U.S. Ties

January 23, 2015 09:55 AM

Jerusalem - Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to accept an invitation to address the U.S. Congress just days before Israel's parliamentary election... Read More »

Rehovot - Israeli's Create 'Magic' Yarmulke Made To Protect Jews From Attacks

January 23, 2015 09:35 AM

Rehovot, Israel - An Israeli barber has fashioned what he calls "magic" yarmulkes out of hair, designed to allow religious Jews to cover their heads... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel's Arab Parties Unite, Could Help Netanyahu Rivals

January 23, 2015 09:00 AM

Jerusalem - Four political parties that mostly represent Israel's Arab minority have decided to run together in elections on March 17, creating a... Read More »

Brussels - Belgium Looking For Accomplice To Jewish Museum Shooter

January 23, 2015 08:29 AM

Brussels - Belgian authorities are looking for a man who was seen together with the chief suspect after the May terror attack at the Jewish Museum in... Read More »

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Florida - Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio Preparing For 2016 Run

January 23, 2015 08:21 AM

Florida - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is preparing to launch a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, signing on a prominent fundraiser... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Warns Lebanon, Syria Not To Allow Attacks

January 23, 2015 08:07 AM

Jerusalem - Israel warned Lebanon and Syria on Friday not to allow any attacks on Israel from their soil, hoping to avoid reprisals for an Israeli... Read More »

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Saudi Arabia - Saudi's New King, Salman, A Force For Unity In Royal Family

January 23, 2015 07:50 AM

Saudi Arabia - New king, Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, is a veteran of the country's top leadership, versed in diplomacy from nearly 50 years as the... Read More »

New York - Death Of Saudi King Unsettles Oil Market, Prices Rise

January 23, 2015 07:31 AM

New York - Oil prices rose on news of the death of Saudi Arabia's powerful King Abdullah, but the increase is likely to be short-lived without a cut... Read More »

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San Francisco - Old Phone Unveiled 100 Years After First Coast-to-coast Call

January 23, 2015 12:30 AM

San Francisco - In true San Francisco irony, smartphones were used Thursday to snap pictures of a historic phone that was used to make the first... Read More »

Tokyo - Japanese Hostage Video: Was It Really Done Outside?

January 23, 2015 12:15 AM

Tokyo - The video of two Japanese hostages being held by the Islamic State group seems, like past IS videos, taken in an arid, desert setting. But... Read More »

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New York - No Quick Fix For Battery Anxiety But Plenty Of Workarounds

January 22, 2015 11:12 PM

New York - At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers... Read More »

Albany, NY - Cuomo Proposes Restrictions On Electronic Cigarettes

January 22, 2015 10:42 PM

Albany, NY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed banning electronic cigarettes from all the public indoor places where smoking tobacco is... Read More »

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Washington - Obama Hails Late Saudi King's Commitment To Ties With U.S.

January 22, 2015 10:20 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama expressed condolences on Thursday on the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and saluted the late king's... Read More »

New York, NY - Greenfield Blasts Palestinian Demonstrators For Anti-Semitic Protest In NYC Council

January 22, 2015 09:57 PM

New York, NY - City Councilman David Greenfield delivered a powerful speech today in the council chamber after pro-Palestinian activists disrupted a... Read More »

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New York - T-Mobile To Offer New Phone Deals To People With Bad Credit

January 22, 2015 09:29 PM

New York - T-Mobile says it will offer deals on new smartphones to customers with bad or no credit, regardless of how they pay, and charge no... Read More »

Jerusalem - A-G Likely To Probe Rabbi Who Threatened Haredi Women For Knesset Representation Campaign

January 22, 2015 09:00 PM

Jerusalem - The Attorney General’s office said on Thursday it is considering opening an investigation into a prominent member of the United Torah... Read More »

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Boston - Deflategate? Patriots Nation Is Pumped, Not Deflated

January 22, 2015 08:22 PM

Boston - Make no mistake: New England fans are pumped, not deflated. As the NFL investigates how footballs got deflated during the AFC... Read More »

New York, NY - Mayor De Blasio Defends Assemblyman Silver

January 22, 2015 07:53 PM

New York, NY - Mayor Bill de Blasio showed his support for Assemblyman Sheldon Silver today, stating he doesn’t believe Silver should resign in the... Read More »

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Edgewater, NJ - Massive Apartment Complex Fire Accidentally Caused By Workers

January 22, 2015 06:49 PM

Edgewater, NJ - Workers doing maintenance at an apartment complex across the Hudson River from New York City accidentally started a fire that cause... Read More »

Riyadh, Saudia Arabia - Saudi King Abdullah Dies

January 22, 2015 06:46 PM

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who joined Washington's fight against al-Qaida and sought to modernize the... Read More »

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New York - CNN's Cooper Says He Was Mistaken On Muslim Zones

January 22, 2015 06:14 PM

New York - CNN has joined Fox News Channel in saying that it was mistaken to report in the wake of an attack on the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo... Read More »

Trenton, NJ - Most In New Jersey Doubt Christie Would Be Good President: Poll

January 22, 2015 05:52 PM

Trenton, NJ - Nearly three in five registered voters in New Jersey do not think their governor, Republican Chris Christie, would make a good U.S... Read More »

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