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New York - Manhattan Luxury Condo Sales Skew Apartment Prices: Survey Today 05:30 PM New York - A boom in newly built luxury apartments in Manhattan has skewed prices for the overall residential real estate market in the borough and masked a sharp drop in transaction volume over the past five years, a property report on Wednesday showed. The number of apartment sales priced...

Rockland County, NY - 2 ½ Years In Jail For St. Lawrence In Ramapo Fraud Case Today 05:04 PM Rockland County, NY - It was the final nail in the coffin for Christopher St. Lawrence’s lengthy career as supervisor for the Town of Ramapo, with the longtime Ramapo resident sentenced to a 30 month prison term and a $75,000 fine for fraudulently financing a baseball stadium that had been voted...


Albany, NY - Deadly Crashes Spur Bill Requiring Truck Side Guards

Today 05:03 PM

Albany, NY - A bipartisan bill introduced by two U.S. senators would change truck safety standards to prevent crashes like the one that killed four...Read More »

Fort Lee, NJ - Temporary Safety Fence Installed On George Washington Bridge

Today 04:33 PM

Fort Lee, NJ - Workers have installed a temporary safety fence along the George Washington Bridge's south sidewalk two weeks ahead of schedule. The sidewalk reopened at 6 a.m. Wednesday after being closed 2½ months while workers erected an 11-foot-tall barrier and...Read More »

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New York - World Stocks At Record High After Fed Hike; Dollar Falls

Today 04:26 PM

New York -  A gauge of world shares rose to further record highs after the Federal Reserve announced a widely expected interest rate hike on...Read More »

Montgomery, AL - Elections Chief: Recount Unlikely To Change Alabama Vote

Today 03:52 PM

Montgomery, AL -Still-uncounted ballots are unlikely to change the outcome of the U.S. Senate race in Alabama enough to spur an automatic recount...Read More »

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Moscow - Under Putin, Russia Increases Clout In The Middle East

Today 03:30 PM

Moscow - When Russia launched a military campaign in Syria two years ago, President Vladimir Putin sought to save his ally from imminent collapse and...Read More »

Washington - Schumer Pursuing Legal Options Over Fake Harassment Document

Today 03:15 PM

Washington -  Sen. Chuck Schumer said Wednesday that he is "pursuing every legal path" against whoever circulated a forged document accusing him of...Read More »

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Washington - Gillibrand Got A Fight She Wants After Trump's Fiery Tweet

Today 03:00 PM

Washington - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Democrat in a provocative tweet...Read More »

Washington - Analysis: Trump Bets On Moore And Suffers Stinging Defeat

Today 02:30 PM

Washington - Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama's Roy Moore. And...Read More »

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Washington - Fed Raises Interest Rates, Keeps Policy Outlook Unchanged For 2018

Today 02:16 PM

Washington - The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday, as anticipated, but left its rate outlook for...Read More »

Jerusalem - Iron Dome Intercepts 2 Rockets From Gaza Over Southern Israel

Today 01:59 PM

Jerusalem - The Israeli military said it intercepted two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel on Wednesday in the latest barrage by...Read More »

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Berlin - Jewish Groups In Germany Urge Crackdown On Anti-Semitic Acts

Today 01:30 PM

Berlin - Jewish groups in Germany are pressing the authorities to crack down on anti-Semitic acts following the burning of Jewish symbols and Israeli flags at protests. The American Jewish Committee Berlin, the JSUD group of Jewish university students, the Central...Read More »

Washington - Senate Secures Tax Deal, Trump Backs 21-percent Corporate Rate

Today 01:27 PM

Washington - Congressional Republicans have reached a deal on final tax legislation, the top Senate Republican tax writer said on Wednesday, with...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel’s Intelligence Affairs Minister Proposes Saudi-led Peace Negotiations

Today 01:16 PM

Jerusalem - Intelligence Affairs Minister Yisrael Katz proposed that Saudi Arabia sponsor new Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in an interview with a...Read More »

London - New $1B US Embassy In UK: No Perimeter Fence, Benches For Public

Today 01:02 PM

London - The most surprising aspect of the pricey new U.S. Embassy in London is what isn't there: a perimeter fence. There is no imposing security...Read More »

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Trenton, NJ - In Historic Nomination, Bergen County Prosecutor May Become Nation’s First Sikh AG

Today 12:19 PM

Trenton, NJ - New Jersey governor-elect Phil Murphy made history on Tuesday, nominating Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal as his choice for the...Read More »

West Bank - Undercover Israeli Forces Fire Shots In The Air, Make Arrests In Ramallah Riot

Today 12:01 PM

West Bank - A protest of about 400 Palestinians in the West Bank square of Ramallah deteriorated into a violent riot Wednesday, as rioters burned...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Analysis: After Rav Shteinman Passing Who Will Lead The Haredim

Today 11:30 AM

Jerusalem - The Haredi leadership has experienced tumultuous times over the last five years, and the passing of the “leader of the generation” of...Read More »

New York - CNN Says Cooper's Twitter Account Apparently Hacked After Trump 'Pathetic Loser' Tweet

Today 11:03 AM

New York - CNN says Anderson Cooper's Twitter account was hacked after a since-removed tweet from his handle called the president a "tool" and a...Read More »

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Last updated: Today 12:22 PM Warsaw, Poland - Hanukkah Candles Lit In Polish Parliament

Today 10:44 AM

Warsaw - The Polish parliament held a candle lighting on the first night of Hanukkah. The ceremony was held Tuesday evening shortly after the...Read More »

West Bank - Watch: Settlers Throw Rocks At Palestinian Buildings As IDF Soldiers Stand By

Today 10:34 AM

West Bank - About 40 masked settlers entered the Palestinian village of Burin Wednesday in the area of ​​the Samaria Regional Brigade and began...Read More »

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Washington - Prominent Black Supporter Of Trump Set To Leave White House

Today 10:06 AM

Washington - The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman — one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters — plans...Read More »

Istanbul - OIC Draft Declaration Says Trump's Jerusalem Move Marks U.S. Withdrawal From Peace Process

Today 09:59 AM

Istanbul - A draft declaration prepared for a summit of Muslim leaders on Wednesday said they considered Washington's decision to recognize Jerusalem...Read More »

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Guantanamo Bay - Men Due To Leave Gitmo Under Obama Seem Stuck Under Trump

Today 09:27 AM

Guantanamo Bay - Abdellatif Nasser got what he thought was the best news possible in the summer of 2016: One of his lawyers called him at the...Read More »

Washington - Trump Says Moore Had Deck 'Stacked Against Him'

Today 09:10 AM

Washington - President Donald Trump is defending his decision to initially back Sen. Luther Strange against Roy Moore in Alabama's Senate election...Read More »

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Gaza - Israel Hits Hamas In Gaza After Rocket Fire At Israeli City

Today 08:55 AM

Gaza - The Israeli military says it has carried out airstrikes in Gaza is response to rocket fire toward southern Israel. The military says it...Read More »

Dhaka - Bangladesh: Accused NYC Attacker Followed Radical Preacher

Today 08:24 AM

Dhaka - The man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system was influenced by the sermons and writings of a radical Muslim...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Foils Hamas Hanukka Kidnapping Attempt

Today 08:01 AM

Jerusalem - Israel’s Shin Bet internal security has foiled a Hamas kidnapping plot in the West Bank during the Hanukka holiday in an attempt to...Read More »

Istanbul - Palestinian Leader Says Trump's Jerusalem 'Crime' Prevents U.S. Peace Role

Today 07:50 AM

Istanbul - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders on Wednesday that a U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital was a...Read More »

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Washington - Tillerson Overture To North Korea: U.S. Ready To Talk Without Pre-conditions

Yesterday 11:59 PM

Washington - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered on Tuesday to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, backing away...Read More »

Washington - As Mueller Closed In, Pressure Mounted On Flynn And Family

Yesterday 11:59 PM

Washington - In the days before he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, and as he braced for the public revelation that he'd morphed from government...Read More »

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Warsaw, Poland - New Polish Prime Minister Refers To Rescue Of ‘Jewish Brothers’ In His Inaugural Address

Yesterday 11:03 PM

Warsaw, Poland -  In his first speech as Poland’s prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki said that non-Jewish Poles who saved their “Jewish...Read More »

Birmingham, AL - Democrat Doug Jones Wins In Stunning Alabama Upset In Setback For Trump

Yesterday 10:31 PM

Birmingham, AL - In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on...Read More »

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