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Tel Aviv - Court Overturns Election Committee Ban, Allows Avigdor Liberman To Distribute 'Charlie Hebdo'

February 25, 2015 08:49 AM

Tel Aviv - The High Court of Justice on Wednesday by a narrow 2-1 vote granted Avigdor Liberman's Yisrael Beytenu party the right to distribute... Read More »

London - Amnesty Urges Halting Arms To Israel, Others Guilty Of 'Mass Atrocities'

February 25, 2015 08:27 AM

London - Amnesty International called on the global community to stop war crimes by halting arms shipments to countries such as Iraq, Syria and... Read More »

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Washington - Obama's Aide Rice: Netanyahu Speech To US Congress Will Harm Ties With US

February 25, 2015 08:13 AM

Washington - President Barack Obama's national security adviser is calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to address Congress... Read More »

Iran - Revolutionary Guards Blow Up Life-Size Replica Of US Aircraft Carrier In Drills Near Strait

February 25, 2015 07:51 AM

Tehran - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards staged war games in the Strait of Hormuz on Wednesday, including a gunboat attack on a model U.S. warship... Read More »

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West Bank - Far-Right Jewish Extremists Suspected In 'Price Tag' Torching Of Mosque

February 25, 2015 07:30 AM

West Bank - A Palestinian mosque was set alight in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday and graffiti in Hebrew at the scene suggested the attack was... Read More »

New York - In Apple's Latest Update, Emojis Get Diverse

February 25, 2015 12:30 AM

New York - Lovers of emojis, the cute graphics that punctuate online writing and texts, will soon be able to pick from different skin tones and... Read More »

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Washington - US Wants To Hack Your Phone Because It Doesn’t Have Real Spies It Needs

February 25, 2015 12:15 AM

Washington - As Google’s Android smartphone operating system was coming under attack in fall 2012 from malware with the colorful names of... Read More »

New York - AP PHOTOS: Manhattan Ringed By Ice

February 25, 2015 12:01 AM

New York - The freezing temperatures that have plagued much of the eastern U.S. haven't spared New York City. The waterways around the island of... Read More »

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Detroit - Lexus, Mazda Get Highest Marks In Consumer Reports Auto Brand Study

February 24, 2015 11:44 PM

Detroit - Buick is the first U.S.-based automotive brand to crack the top 10 in Consumer Reports magazine's annual brand report cards. U.S... Read More »

Chicago, IL - Mayor Rahm Emanuel Forced Into April Runoff Election

February 24, 2015 11:15 PM

Chicago, IL - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to capture a majority of the vote in Tuesday's municipal election, an embarrassment for the former... Read More »

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New York - NYC Comptroller: New York City To Have $1.6 Billion Budget Surplus

February 24, 2015 11:00 PM

New York - New York City will have a budget surplus totaling $1.6 billion in fiscal years 2015 and 2016, due mainly to higher-than-anticipated tax... Read More »

Washington - House, Senate GOP Looking At Food Stamp Overhaul

February 24, 2015 10:30 PM

Washington - Congressional Republicans are laying the groundwork for an overhaul of the nation's food stamp program, trying again after an... Read More »

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Berlin - Jewish Heirs Sue Germany In U.S. Over Medieval Art

February 24, 2015 10:00 PM

Berlin - The heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers say they have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. suing Germany and a German museum for the return of a... Read More »

Washington - IRS: Your Chances Of Getting Audited Lowest In A Decade

February 24, 2015 09:33 PM

Washington - Budget cuts forced the IRS to reduce the number of tax audits last year to the lowest level in a decade, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen... Read More »

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Massachusetts - Massachusetts Man Selling, Shipping Snow From His Yard

February 24, 2015 08:46 PM

Massachusetts - A Massachusetts man has found a way to profit from the several feet of snow in his yard: He's shipping it to people in warmer... Read More »

Jerusalem - Netanyahu Declines U.S. Democrats' Invitation For Meeting During Washington Visit

February 24, 2015 08:15 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declined on Tuesday an invitation to meet with U.S. Senate Democrats during his trip to... Read More »

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Stafford Township, NJ - Natural Gas Blast Destroys Home, Injures 15 In New Jersey

February 24, 2015 07:30 PM

Stafford Township, NJ - Fire Chief Jack Johnson was standing outside a home under renovation near the Jersey shore in the neighborhood where... Read More »

Last updated: February 24, 2015 07:12 PM New York - NYC, Orthodox Jews Reach Agreement On Metzitzah B'peh

February 24, 2015 06:30 PM

New York - Today the de Blasio Administration reached a new tentative agreement with a coalition of Rabbinical leaders from across New York City... Read More »

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New York - Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Seeks To Quash Corruption Charges

February 24, 2015 05:57 PM

New York - Lawyers for once-powerful former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver asked a judge on Tuesday to throw out federal corruption... Read More »

New York - NYPD Officers Honor Texas Girl Who Sent Cards To Police

February 24, 2015 05:16 PM

New York - Teary-eyed New York City police officers honored a 10-year-old Texas girl Tuesday who sent hundreds of thank you cards to the NYPD after... Read More »

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Bloomington, MN - Behind The Scenes Look At Mall Of America Security

February 24, 2015 04:50 PM

Bloomington, MN - The Mall of America has provided a rare glimpse into security at the nation's busiest shopping center after an online video... Read More »

New York - Wall Street Ends At Record Levels

February 24, 2015 04:29 PM

New York - U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting records, as investors attempted to interpret a subtle change in emphasis in testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Yellen told a congressional committee... Read More »

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New York - Former New York Assembly Speaker Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption

February 24, 2015 03:36 PM

New York - Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of the state's most powerful politicians for two decades, pleaded not guilty to... Read More »

Last updated: February 25, 2015 11:48 AM Columbia, SC - Historic Chofetz Chaim Video Almost Unnoticed For Over A Decade

February 24, 2015 03:03 PM

Columbia, SC - A southern college that maintains an archive of news dating back almost 100 years had no idea that one of the videos in its collection... Read More »

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Toronto - Toronto Police Stumped By Mysterious Tunnel

February 24, 2015 03:01 PM

Toronto - Police are asking for the public's help in trying to determine who built a mysterious underground tunnel near York University in... Read More »

Berlin - Germany Assures Jews Their Security Is Top Priority

February 24, 2015 02:34 PM

Berlin - Germany's top security official has met with Jewish leaders, reassuring them their safety is a top priority. Interior Minister Thomas de... Read More »

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Albany - NY Attorney General Expands Herbal Supplements Investigation

February 24, 2015 02:00 PM

Albany, NY - Three weeks after ordering four major retailers to pull store-brand herbal supplements off their shelves following DNA tests that found... Read More »

Albany, NY - Cuomo To Raise Tipped Wage To $7.50

February 24, 2015 01:38 PM

Albany, NY - Restaurant servers, hotel housekeepers and other tipped workers in New York will soon make $7.50 an hour before tips, a big raise for... Read More »

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Washington - Justice Dept. Won't File Charges In Trayvon Martin Killing

February 24, 2015 01:32 PM

Washington - The Justice Department says George Zimmerman will not face federal civil rights charges in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon... Read More »

London - UK Police Believe 3 Missing Schoolgirls Have Entered Syria

February 24, 2015 01:11 PM

London - Police investigating the disappearance of three British schoolgirls said Tuesday they believe the teenagers are no longer in Turkey and have... Read More »

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Washington - US Supreme Court To Hear Case Of Muslim Woman Denied Job Due To Scarf

February 24, 2015 12:49 PM

Washington - A Muslim woman denied a sales job at an Abercrombie & Fitch Co clothing store in Oklahoma because she wears a head scarf has won the... Read More »

Washington - Kerry Defends Iran Negotiations Before Congress

February 24, 2015 12:31 PM

Washington - Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday defended the Obama administration's nuclear negotiations with Iran, saying the U.S. policy is... Read More »

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