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Pasadena, CA - West Coast Quake Warning System Now Operational, With Limits Yesterday 11:59 PM Pasadena, CA - Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification, officials said Wednesday. "We're making a large change from a production prototype...

New York - NYT: Condo Owners Vote To Strip Trump Name From Building Yesterday 11:30 PM New York - nother building is stripping Trump off its entrance. The New York Times reported Wednesday that residents of Trump Place on the Upper West Side of Manhattan have joined three other buildings in the neighborhood in stripping the president's brassy five-letter name from their 46-story...


Detroit - Official: It Remains Illegal To Bring Marijuana Into US

Yesterday 11:03 PM

Detroit - U.S. officials are reminding travelers that it remains illegal to bring marijuana into the United States at border crossings despite the legalization of the drug in Canada. U.S. Customs and Border Protection representative Christopher Perry says the...Read More »

Vienna - IT Repairman Seeks Home For Apple Collection, Possibly World's Largest

Yesterday 10:02 PM

Vienna - An Austrian computer repairman has amassed what he believes could be the world's biggest collection of old Apple computers, but it might all...Read More »

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Central Valley, NY - Selective Enforcement Of Rules In Senior Community Lands Hasidic Family In Court, Says Lawyer

Yesterday 09:12 PM

Central Valley, NY - A Chasidic family of nine living in a Woodbury housing development near Kiryas Joel may be rendered homeless pending the outcome...Read More »

Rio De Janeiro - Medieval Bath May Be Earliest Jewish Vestige In Brazil

Yesterday 09:02 PM

Rio De Janeiro - Historians are investigating whether a 17th-century bath found in Brazil’s first capital city is the country’s oldest evidence...Read More »

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San Francisco - Even Tech Execs Fret About Their Kids' Smartphone Addictions

Yesterday 08:25 PM

San Francisco - Like a lot of parents, Mike Herrick occasionally sees his 13-year-old daughter getting lost in her smartphone and wonders: Is...Read More »

New York - From Jerusalem to Monsey to Williamsburg, Measles Outbreak in Hasidic Community Worries Experts

Yesterday 08:00 PM

New York - A measles outbreak that is linked to a larger one in Jerusalem has local officials issuing warnings regarding 17 confirmed cases of the...Read More »

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Des Moines, Iowa - You've Won The Mega Millions Jackpot. Now What?

Yesterday 07:33 PM

Des Moines, Iowa - Despite the terrible odds — one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home — someone will eventually match all six...Read More »

Berlin - German Nationalists Pictured With Hitler Wine, Swastikas

Yesterday 07:15 PM

Berlin - The far-right Alternative for Germany party is trying to expel a regional lawmaker who posed in front of wine bottles featuring pictures of...Read More »

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Washington - McConnell Says Senate Republicans Might Revisit Obamacare Repeal

Yesterday 07:02 PM

Washington - Republicans could try again to repeal Obamacare if they win enough seats in U.S. elections next month, Senate Republican Leader Mitch...Read More »

Last updated: Yesterday 08:19 PM New York - Disagreeing With DA, Cuomo Classifies Recent Brooklyn Attacks As Bias Crimes, Calls In NYSP Hate Crimes Unit To Investigate

Yesterday 06:46 PM

New York - While Brooklyn District Attorney’s office may have dropped hate crime charges against the car service driver who beat a 62 year old...Read More »

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Washington - Chelsea Clinton Calls Out Louis Farrakhan Over Anti-Semitism

Yesterday 06:31 PM

Washington - Chelsea Clinton called Louis Farrakhan’s anti-Semitism “dangerous” and said laughter in response to it “made my skin...Read More »

Washington - Trump Ask Cabinet To Cut Next Year's Budgets By 5 Percent

Yesterday 06:02 PM

Washington - Dubbing it the "nickel plan," President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he's asking every Cabinet secretary to cut their...Read More »

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New York - Jewish Caucus, Community, And Faith Leaders Unite Against Bias Attacks In Boro Park, Crown Heights

Yesterday 05:05 PM

New York - At a press conference this morning in front of One Police Plaza, the New York City Council’s Jewish Caucus, chaired by Councilman Chaim...Read More »

San Francisco - Apple Gives U.S. Users Tool To See What Data It Has Collected

Yesterday 05:00 PM

San Francisco - Apple Inc on Wednesday rolled out an online tool to users in the United States and several other countries to download, change or...Read More »

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Louisville - Man Arrested For Stealing Torah Scroll From Louisville Hospital

Yesterday 04:44 PM

Louisville - A man in Louisville, Kentucky, was arrested after he stole a Torah scroll from Jewish Hospital. The Torah scroll, which was on...Read More »

Sydney - Australia Says Trade Agreement With Indonesia On Track Despite Israel Comments

Yesterday 04:14 PM

Sydney - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday a billion-dollar free trade agreement with Indonesia will be signed this year...Read More »

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Washington - Modified Cotton Could Be Human Food Source After US Green Light

Yesterday 03:48 PM

Washington - U.S. regulators have cleared the way for farmers to grow a cotton plant genetically modified to make the cottonseed edible for people, a...Read More »

San Antonio, TX - Trailing In Polls, O'Rourke Lays Into Cruz In Texas Debate, Reference Trump's Attack Of 'Lyin' Ted

Yesterday 03:05 PM

San Antonio, TX - Democrat Beto O'Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism and laid into Ted Cruz, hoping to reverse polls that show...Read More »

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Washington - MBA: Rising Rates Knock U.S. Mortgage Activity To Lowest Since 2014

Yesterday 02:31 PM

Washington - U.S. consumers filed the fewest requests for a mortgage since late 2014 last week as most home borrowing costs reached their highest...Read More »

New York - Roseanne's Absence Cuts Audience 43 Percent For ABC Comedy - Ratings

Yesterday 02:22 PM

New York - Roseanne Barr called the way her character was killed off "grim and morbid" and television viewers stayed away in droves from spinoff show...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel And US Postal Services Issue Joint Chanukkah Stamp

Yesterday 02:00 PM

Jerusalem - Israel Post and the U.S. Postal Service have issued a joint stamp for Hanukkah. The stamp also is meant to celebrate 70 years since...Read More »

Washington - Senate Democrats Skip Hearing Amid Post-Kavanaugh Tensions

Yesterday 01:26 PM

Washington - Just when it seemed the partisan divide on the Senate Judiciary Committee couldn't get much worse, it did. Every Democrat on the...Read More »

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St. Louis - White Woman Who Barred Black Man From Loft Offers Defense

Yesterday 01:00 PM

St. Louis - A white woman who was fired after she was shown on video blocking a black man from entering the St. Louis loft building where he lives...Read More »

Washington - U.S. Official Charged With Leaking Info To BuzzFeed In Connection With Russia Probe

Yesterday 12:40 PM

Washington - A Treasury Department employee was accused Wednesday of leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in special counsel...Read More »

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Washington - Trump Starts Leaving Postal Union In Latest Anti-China Move

Yesterday 12:31 PM

Washington - President Donald Trump is preparing to pull the United States out of an international postal treaty that allows China to ship packages...Read More »

New York - CBS Says Secret Service Blocked Reporter From Kushner

Yesterday 12:01 PM

New York - CBS News says a Secret Service agent blocked one of its correspondents from asking Jared Kushner a question when he was walking out of an...Read More »

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New York - Twitter Makes Public Russia, Iran Meddling Tweet Trove

Yesterday 11:29 AM

New York - Twitter published a trove of some 10 million tweets that it said are potentially the product of state-backed operations by Russia and...Read More »

Detroit - Farrakhan Compares Jews To Termites, Says Jews Are ‘Stupid’

Yesterday 10:49 AM

Detroit - Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan has once again provoked controversy by comparing Jews to termites and calling Jewish people stupid...Read More »

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Jersey City, NJ - Hillary Clinton Seemingly Unharmed In Car Crash

Yesterday 10:25 AM

Jersey City, NJ - Hillary Clinton was seemingly unharmed when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash. The former...Read More »

Panama City - Powerless Victims Of Hurricane Michael Now Suffer Looting

Yesterday 09:57 AM

Panama City - Armed looters are targeting homes and businesses that remain without electricity after being ravaged by Hurricane Michael a week...Read More »

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Washington - Melania Trump's Plane Turns Around Due To Mechanical Issue

Yesterday 09:33 AM

Washington - First lady Melania Trump's plane was forced to return to a Washington area military base on Wednesday because of smoke in the...Read More »

The Hague, Netherlands - ICC Prosecutor Warns Israel On Bedouin Village Demolition

Yesterday 09:28 AM

The Hague, Netherlands - The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor issued a warning Wednesday that if Israel goes ahead and destroys a...Read More »

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