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San Francisco - Apple Gives U.S. Users Tool To See What Data It Has Collected Today 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 delete all the data that the iPhone maker has collected on them. Apple updated its privacy website with the tool, which was unveiled earlier this year...

Louisville - Man Arrested For Stealing Torah Scroll From Louisville Hospital Today 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 display at the medical center, was stolen on Sunday, local media reported. The theft of the religious object, which is valued at about $30,000, was captured on surveillance camera. Hospital security stopped David James Macon Jr., 27, on Tuesday, believing he was the same person seen in the security...


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

Today 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 »

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

Today 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 protein-packed potential new food source that could be especially useful in cotton-growing countries beset with...Read More »

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

Today 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 »

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

Today 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 »

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

Today 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 »

Jerusalem - Israel And US Postal Services Issue Joint Chanukkah Stamp

Today 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 »

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Washington - Senate Democrats Skip Hearing Amid Post-Kavanaugh Tensions

Today 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 »

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

Today 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 »

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

Today 12:40 PM

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

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

Today 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 »

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New York - CBS Says Secret Service Blocked Reporter From Kushner

Today 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 »

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

Today 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 »

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

Today 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 »

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

Today 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 »

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Panama City - Powerless Victims Of Hurricane Michael Now Suffer Looting

Today 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 »

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

Today 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 »

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

Today 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 »

Toronto - Canada Now World's Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Today 09:03 AM

Toronto - Ian Power was among the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Canada but he has no plans to smoke it. He plans to frame...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel's Top Court Weighs Appeal By Barred U.S. Student

Today 08:46 AM

Jerusalem - Israel's top court weighed an appeal on Wednesday by a U.S. student facing deportation under a law against foreign pro-Palestinian...Read More »

New York - Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $868 Million, Second-largest In U.S. History

Today 08:15 AM

New York - The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot swelled to $868 million early on Wednesday, the second-largest in U.S. history, after no winning ticket was...Read More »

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Moscow - Russia: Explosive Kills 13, Injures Dozens In Crimea

Today 07:57 AM

Moscow - Russian officials said an explosive device killed at least 13 people and injured at least 50 others Wednesday at a vocational college in...Read More »

Jerusalem - Gaza Rocket Hits Home In Israel, Military Strikes Back

Today 07:38 AM

Jerusalem - A rocket fired from Gaza struck a residential home in southern Israel early Wednesday and the Israeli military began attacking militant...Read More »

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Austin, TX - Democrat Julian Castro Says He'll 'likely' Run In 2020

Today 12:23 AM

Austin, TX - Democrat Julian Castro said Tuesday that he will likely seek the presidency in 2020 after months of signals from former President Barack...Read More »

Cologny, Switzerland - WEF: U.S. Regains Crown As Most Competitive Economy For First Time Since 2008

Yesterday 11:59 PM

Cologny, Switzerland - The U.S. economy sits atop of the World Economic Forum's annual global competitiveness survey for the first time since the...Read More »

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Washington - New Campaign Seeks Support For Expanded Supreme Court

Yesterday 11:25 PM

Washington - A couple of liberal Harvard law professors are lending their name to a new campaign to build support for expanding the Supreme Court by...Read More »

New York - Numbers Announced For Largest-ever Mega Millions Jackpot

Yesterday 11:24 PM

New York - Numbers have been drawn for the projected $667 million jackpot. The winning numbers are: 3-45-49-61-69 Mega Ball: 9 Megaplier...Read More »

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United Nations - At U.N., Cuban Diplomats Shout Down U.S. Event On Political Prisoners

Yesterday 10:30 PM

United Nations - Protesting Cuban diplomats shouted, chanted and banged their hands on desks at the United Nations on Tuesday to drown out the launch...Read More »

Washington - Nancy Pelosi: I'm Confident Democrats Will Retake The House

Yesterday 10:05 PM

Washington - House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says she's confident Democrats will retake the House in next month's midterm elections. Pelosi...Read More »

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New York, NY - Over 1000 NYC Bus Shelters Closed For Emergency Inspections

Yesterday 09:30 PM

New York - Eleven days after a bus shelter collapse in Staten Island, approximately one third of the city’s bus shelters have been temporarily...Read More »

San Francisco - Apple Adds Cream Cheese To Its Bagel Emoji After Complaints

Yesterday 09:22 PM

San Francisco - When Apple released its bagel emoji earlier this month people weren’t exactly kvelling. On social media, New Yorkers and bagel...Read More »

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Washington - AP Interview: Trump Says He's Not To Blame If Republicans Lose House, Cohen Was 'Lying' In Testimony

Yesterday 09:00 PM

Washington - Facing an electoral defeat that could imperil his presidency, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if...Read More »

Jerusalem - Ugandan Jew Denied Visa To Study At Yeshiva In Israel

Yesterday 08:35 PM

Jerusalem - A Jewish man from Uganda who led a Birthright trip to Israel in September was denied a visa to study at a yeshiva there. Asiimwe...Read More »

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