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New York - Citigroup To Refund $335 Million Of Credit Card Interest Charges Today 01:00 PM New York - Citigroup Inc said on Friday that it had failed to properly reduce interest charges on some 1.75 million credit card accounts since 2011, prompting a $335 million refund to customers later this year. The refund, which will average $190 per account, stems from the bank's discovery that it had not used a proper method for reducing interest charges for cardholders who resumed timely payments after having had to pay penalty rates for...

Parkland, FL - Florida Governor Proposes Tighter Gun Restrictions In Wake Of School Shooting Today 12:25 PM Parkland, FL - Florida Governor Rick Scott announced a proposal on Friday to increase restrictions on buying guns and to strengthen school safety measures after a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in the state last week. Scott said he would work with state lawmakers during the next two...


New York - MIT Professor Appointed To NYC Deputy Mayor Position

Today 12:01 PM

New York - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has named a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor to serve as his deputy mayor for strategic initiatives. J. Phillip Thompson, who has worked as a political science professor at MIT since 2002, will succeed...Read More »

Warsaw - Polish Senator Suspended For Klezmer-themed Video Of Nazi Violence To Jews

Today 11:25 AM

Warsaw - Poland’s ruling party suspended a senator who posted online footage from a Nazi propaganda movie depicting violence against Jews to the...Read More »

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Reykjavik - 500 Icelandic Physicians Back Bill To Outlaw Circumcision

Today 10:52 AM

Reykjavik - Hundreds of physicians in Iceland and some of Belgium’s top doctors came out in support of a bill proposing to criminalize nonmedical circumcision of boys in the Scandinavian island nation. The 500-odd Icelandic physician who backed the bill that was...Read More »

Washington - US Embassy In Jerusalem To Open In May In Celebration Of Israel's 70th Anniversary

Today 10:29 AM

Washington - Two Trump administration officials say the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem will open in May 2018 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of...Read More »

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Beijing - China Prosecuting Tycoon Who Considered Kushner Investment

Today 10:22 AM

Beijing - The founder of one of China's biggest insurers, who had discussed possibly investing in a Manhattan skyscraper owned by the family of U.S...Read More »

Jerusalem - Israeli Army Says Tear Gas, Not Beating, Killed Palestinian

Today 09:58 AM

Jerusalem - The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say was severely...Read More »

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Washington - Trump Criticizes Deputy Who Didn't Confront Shooter: 'Did A Poor Job'

Today 09:47 AM

Washington - President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a...Read More »

Starke, FL - Florida Man Yells 'Murderers!' As He's Put To Death

Today 09:08 AM

Starke, FL - As the execution drugs were being administered, inmate Eric Scott Branch let out a blood-curdling scream. Then he yelled "murderers!...Read More »

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Seoul - Ivanka Trump Receives Red-carpet Welcome For Olympic Visit

Today 08:49 AM

Seoul - Ivanka Trump received a red-carpet welcome in South Korea on Friday as head of the U.S. delegation to this weekend's closing ceremony for the...Read More »

Washington - AP: Billionaire Adelson Offers To Help Pay For Jerusalem Embassy

Today 08:14 AM

Washington - The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S...Read More »

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Washington - Two Top White House Advisers May Leave Over Tensions With Trump

Today 07:52 AM

Washington - Longstanding friction between U.S. President Donald Trump and two top aides, the National Security Adviser and the Chief of Staff, has...Read More »

Jerusalem - Palestinian President Says He Is In Good Health After Tests

Today 07:35 AM

Jerusalem - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he has undergone medical tests while in the United States and that he is in good...Read More »

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San Francisco - Airbnb Unveils New Category Of Rentals Rated By Inspectors

Yesterday 11:33 PM

San Francisco - Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate some of the properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers...Read More »

San Francisco - Wait, I Know You: Home Security Startup Taps Face-recognition Tech

Yesterday 11:00 PM

San Francisco - A team of engineers that worked on self-driving cars and helped invent Google Street View wants to help people guard their homes...Read More »

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Washington - Police Advocacy Group Says It Opposes Arming Teachers

Yesterday 10:30 PM

Washington - An advocacy group for police officers assigned to secure the nation's schools has a simple message about arming teachers: Don't do...Read More »

Lincoln, NE - First National Bank To Halt Production Of NRA Credit Card

Yesterday 10:01 PM

Lincoln, NE - The nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company will stop producing credit cards for the National Rifle Association in...Read More »

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Parkland, FL - Florida Congressman’s Kids Are Using Hamantaschen To Help End Gun Violence

Yesterday 09:30 PM

Parkland, FL - The college-aged kids of a Jewish congressman from Florida are raising money to end gun violence by selling hamantaschen. Gabby...Read More »

Chicago - Owner Unveils Albert Einstein Letter Thanking Chicago Man For Saving Jews

Yesterday 09:05 PM

Chicago - A letter from Albert Einstein to a Chicago man thanking him for helping Jews to escape Nazi Germany has been made public by his...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Yesterday 08:32 PM

Jerusalem - Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a...Read More »

Jerusalem - 50 Percent Of Israelis Believe Netanyahu Should Resign, Poll Finds

Yesterday 08:00 PM

Jerusalem - A television news poll found that 50 percent of Israelis believe that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, beset by corruption accusations...Read More »

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Washington - Conservatives Cheer Mike Pence When He Mentions Trump’s Jerusalem Move

Yesterday 07:02 PM

Washington - Vice President Mike Pence earned one of his biggest applause lines at an influential conservative conference when he cited President...Read More »

New York - Walmart To Launch New Online Home Shopping Experience

Yesterday 06:36 PM

New York - Bohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience in the coming weeks that will let shoppers discover...Read More »

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Tallahassee, FL - Deputy On Duty At School Didn't Engage Shooter, Has Now Resigned

Yesterday 05:36 PM

Tallahassee, FL - The armed deputy who was on the campus of Stoneman Douglas High School during a shooting rampage that left 17 dead on Feb. 14 stood...Read More »

Washington - FBI Says It's Trying To Rebuild Trust After Botched Tip

Yesterday 05:30 PM

Washington - A top FBI official acknowledged Thursday that the nation's top law enforcement agency has lost public trust after the revelation that it...Read More »

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Washington - NRA Chief Slams Anti-gun "Elites" After Florida School Massacre

Yesterday 05:00 PM

Washington - The head of the National Rifle Association lashed out at gun control advocates on Thursday, saying Democratic elites are politicizing...Read More »

Washington - New Charges Brought Against Ex-Trump Campaign Associates

Yesterday 04:58 PM

Washington - In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against...Read More »

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Washington - Superagers' Youthful Brains Offer Clues To Keeping Sharp

Yesterday 04:34 PM

Washington - It's pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now...Read More »

Israel - Personal Seal Of Jewish Prophet Isaiah Believed To Be Uncovered In Jerusalem

Yesterday 04:00 PM

Jerusalem - An impression of what is believed to be the 2,700-year-old personal seal of the prophet Isaiah was uncovered in Jerusalem. Isaiah...Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Charges More Than 250 In Elder Fraud Scam Crackdown

Yesterday 03:44 PM

Washington -More than 250 people were charged in a major U.S. crackdown on elder fraud scams that victimized over 1 million people and led to $500...Read More »

United Nations - Jimmy Carter Warns Against One-state For Israel-Palestine

Yesterday 03:30 PM

United Nations - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is warning that the two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict "is being overtaken by...Read More »

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Baton Rouge, LA - Lawsuit: College Refused To Hire Coach With 'Jewish Blood'

Yesterday 03:00 PM

Baton Rouge, LA - The president of a private Baptist college in Louisiana refused to approve a football coach's hiring because of what he called the applicant's "Jewish blood," a federal lawsuit claims. Joshua Bonadona sued Louisiana College and its president, Rick...Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Extends Detention For 2 Suspects In Netanyahu Case

Yesterday 02:30 PM

Jerusalem - An Israeli court has extended the arrests of a media tycoon and a former adviser to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated in a...Read More »

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