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New York - NYC Hammer Suspect Charged With Assault From Hospital Bed

May 20, 2015 04:33 PM

New York - A mentally ill man who randomly attacked three people with a hammer and was later shot after he struck a New York City police officer with... Read More »

Beirut - IS Seizes Ancient City From Syrian Forces, Edging Closer To Majestic Ancient Ruins

May 20, 2015 04:00 PM

Beirut - Syrian activists say that Islamic State extremists have seized almost full control of the ancient town of Palmyra, though it remained... Read More »

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Hauppauge, NY - 2 Long Island Merchants Sentenced In Food Stamp Scam

May 20, 2015 03:55 PM

Hauppauge, NY - Two Long Island merchants have been sentenced to prison terms for their roles in a scheme to steal over $1.6 million from the federal... Read More »

New York - Target Beating Wal-Mart In Race For Turnaround

May 20, 2015 03:26 PM

New York - Target is beating Wal-Mart in the race to beef up sales. Target Corp. on Wednesday reported a nearly 52 percent surge in its... Read More »

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New York - Atop One World Trade Center, High-tech Views Of Bustling NYC

May 20, 2015 02:58 PM

New York - From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building, it really does seem as if you can "see forever." Those two words... Read More »

Washington - Five Global Banks To Pay $5.7 Billion In Fines Over Rate Rigging

May 20, 2015 02:10 PM

Washington - Five of the world's largest banks, including JPMorgan Chase & Co and Citigroup Inc, were fined roughly $5.7 billion, and four of them... Read More »

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Washington - Obama Frames Global Warming As National Security Threat

May 20, 2015 01:52 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama said Wednesday the threat posed by climate change is evident all around and that those who deny the... Read More »

Jerusalem - Netanyahu Renews Support For Two-state Solution With Palestinians

May 20, 2015 01:39 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu renewed his commitment on Wednesday to a two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian... Read More »

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Tel Aviv - Additional Biometric Passport Stands Added At Ben-Gurion Airport

May 20, 2015 01:13 PM

Tel Aviv - Ben-Gurion Airport added 17 biometric passport stands to their Passport Control Section Wednesday, adding to the four stations that were... Read More »

Baltimore - New Video Surfaces Showing Freddie Gray Arrest In Baltimore

May 20, 2015 12:51 PM

Baltimore - A new video has surfaced revealing a key part of the arrest of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore black man whose death from injuries he... Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Releases Documents Recovered In Raid That Killed Bin Laden

May 20, 2015 12:00 PM

Washington - Osama bin Laden was fixated on attacking U.S. targets and pressured al Qaeda groups to heal local rivalries and focus on that cause... Read More »

Seoul - U.S. Official: North Korea Modified Submarine Missile Launch Photos

May 20, 2015 11:33 AM

Seoul - Photographs showing a North Korean missile launched from a submarine were manipulated by state propagandists and the country may be years... Read More »

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Washington - Racial Epithet Used In Google Maps Brings Up White House

May 20, 2015 11:31 AM

Washington - A third-party prank on Google Maps brings up the White House if a user types in an offensive racial nickname for African... Read More »

Berlin - German Police Find 2 Horse Statues From Hitler's Office

May 20, 2015 11:00 AM

Berlin - German authorities have recovered two bronze horse statutes that once stood in front of Adolf Hitler's grand chancellery building in Berlin... Read More »

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Montreal - Canada Police Nab 10 Youths For Trying To Join ISIS

May 20, 2015 10:44 AM

Montreal - Canadian police arrested 10 youths at Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport last weekend who are suspected of wanting to... Read More »

New York - Wal-Mart Eyes Amazon In Potentially Costly E-commerce Battle

May 20, 2015 10:20 AM

New York - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said that it would take a different approach to online growth than Amazon.com Inc by using its large network of stores... Read More »

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Gaza City - IMF Says Gaza Reconstruction Moving Slower Than Expected

May 20, 2015 09:56 AM

Gaza City - The International Monetary Fund says that reconstruction of the Gaza Strip is going "far more slowly than expected" after a devastating... Read More »

Washington - House Benghazi Panel Subpoenas Former Clinton White House Aide

May 20, 2015 09:10 AM

Washington - Congressional investigators have issued a subpoena demanding that former Clinton White House adviser Sidney Blumenthal testify next... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Florida Student Identified As American Tourist Who Died While Hiking Amid Israeli Heatwave

May 20, 2015 08:51 AM

Jerusalem - Florida State University International Programs says that an American tourist who has died while hiking Tuesday during a heatwave in... Read More »

Tel Aviv - Netanyahu Tightens Grip On Israel's Communications Sector

May 20, 2015 08:27 AM

Tel Aviv - Concerns about Israel's commitment to competition in the telecoms sector have grown after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed the... Read More »

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Iran - Supreme Leader Khamenei Says Tehran Will Not Give Access To Nuclear Sites, Scientists

May 20, 2015 08:06 AM

Tehran - Iran's supreme leader has said he will not allow international inspection of Iran's military sites or access to Iranian scientists under any... Read More »

West Bank - Netanyahu Suspends Ban On Palestinians Riding Same Buses As Jewish Settlers After Backlash

May 20, 2015 07:48 AM

West Bank - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday called off a proposed plan to segregate Palestinians from Israelis on West Bank... Read More »

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Last updated: May 20, 2015 08:37 AM Jerusalem - Terrorist Shot Dead After Running Down 2 Border Police Officers

May 20, 2015 07:30 AM

Jerusalem - An Israeli policeman shot dead a Palestinian driver in East Jerusalem on Wednesday after he rammed into two policewomen, injuring them, a... Read More »

New York - If You Can Make It There: Acts Try Out For NYC Subway Spot

May 20, 2015 12:30 AM

New York - It's a rite of spring: performers auditioning for the privilege of doing their thing in grubby, noisy subway stations. Seventy showed... Read More »

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Seoulv - U.N. Chief Ban Says North Korea Retracts Approval For Visit

May 20, 2015 12:15 AM

Seoul - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday his plan to go to North Korea for a visit to an industrial complex had been scrapped... Read More »

New York - Survey: Investors Cut U.S. Equity Exposure To Lowest Since January '08

May 19, 2015 11:55 PM

New York - International investors slashed their exposure to U.S. equities in May to its lowest in over seven years, while maintaining the euro zone as their leading stock market destination, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday. Driven by worries about a string... Read More »

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San Francisco, CA - Anti-Muslim Film Back Up On YouTube After Court Ruling

May 19, 2015 11:45 PM

San Francisco, CA - An anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors was reposted to YouTube on Tuesday, a... Read More »

Tel Aviv - New Technology Can Predict Gender Of Smartphone User Using Motion Sensors

May 19, 2015 11:24 PM

Tel Aviv - Ben-Gurion University systems engineers have developed an algorithm that can predict with up to 92-percent accuracy whether the user of a... Read More »

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Maryland - Video Shows Substitute Teacher Using Belt To Discipline Students‎

May 19, 2015 10:49 PM

Maryland - A substitute teacher in Maryland has been removed from the classroom after a video surfaced showing him using a belt on... Read More »

Jerusalem - Soccer-Blatter Proposes Holding Israeli-Palestinian 'Peace Match'

May 19, 2015 10:16 PM

Jerusalem - FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, visiting the Middle East to try to persuade the Palestine FA (PFA) to drop a proposal to suspend Israel from the... Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - NYPD Investigating Borough Park Swastikas As Bias Crime

May 19, 2015 09:20 PM

Brooklyn, NY - The NYPD been called in to investigate after several swastikas were found today in the heart of Borough Park. The incident has... Read More »

Last updated: May 19, 2015 10:11 PM Poller, GA - Police Chief: 5 Dead In Crash On Interstate Near Savannah

May 19, 2015 09:09 PM

Poller, GA -A tractor-trailer smashed into two cars and burst into flames on a busy interstate in Georgia on Tuesday, killing five people, and... Read More »

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