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San Juan Capistrano, CA - California Surfer Makes Board Using 10,000 Cigarette Butts Yesterday 11:31 PM San Juan Capistrano, CA -  A California surfer has won a recycled surfboard contest with an entry covered with 10,000 cigarette butts. "This is the most polluted item picked up on the beach," creator Taylor Lane told the Orange County Register. "And no one thinks twice that you can do anything...

New York - Taboo-breaking Film Depicts Hungary’s Grim Welcome To Holocaust Survivors Yesterday 11:00 PM New York - The time is just after the defeat of Nazi Germany. Two Orthodox Jews disembark from a train at a rural station in Soviet-occupied Hungary and, after offloading a heavy bag, they begin a silent, hourlong walk to a nearby village. The purpose of their journey is not known. But their...


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Jerusalem - Israel Ban On Binary Options Gets Final Parliamentary Approval

Yesterday 10:30 PM

Jerusalem - Israel's parliament on Monday gave final approval to a law that bans local firms from selling binary options overseas by online trading...Read More »

Houston - Dodgers And Astros Renew Rivalry In World Series

Yesterday 10:00 PM

Houston - The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros took turns this season carrying the title as "baseball's best team" and so it seems only fitting...Read More »

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New York - JetBlue Plane Strikes Birds, Makes Safe Emergency Landing

Yesterday 09:50 PM

New York - A JetBlue plane from Boston to Las Vegas that struck some birds shortly after takeoff has made a safe emergency landing in New...Read More »

Rome - Soccer: Italy Investigates Anti-Semitic Anne Frank Stickers At Stadium

Yesterday 09:30 PM

Rome - Italian police and soccer authorities on Monday opened investigations after Lazio fans posted anti-Semitic stickers of Holocaust victim Anne...Read More »

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Qalqiliya, West Bank - Palestinian Activists Build Monument To Saddam Hussein In West Bank

Yesterday 09:00 PM

Qalqiliya, West Bank - Palestinian activists have built a monument to the late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in the West Bank. The monument, showing...Read More »

New York - Amazon Says It Received 238 Proposals For 2nd Headquarters

Yesterday 08:00 PM

New York - Amazon said Monday that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home of...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Poor Israeli Soldiers Earn Cash By Taking On Rich Colleagues' Guard Duty

Yesterday 07:35 PM

Jerusalem - The Israel Defense Forces takes pride in its status as a “people’s army.” More than just a military, the IDF embraces its...Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel's Water Worries Return After Four Years Of Drought

Yesterday 07:00 PM

Jerusalem - It was a source of national pride - technology and discipline besting a crippling lack of water. But four years of drought have...Read More »

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New York - Study: NYC Could See Bad Flooding Every Five Years

Yesterday 06:32 PM

New York - Within the next three decades, floods that used to strike the New York City area only once every 500 years could occur every five years...Read More »

Albany, NY - Former NY Assembly Ethics Official: Job Was 'Waste Of Money'

Yesterday 06:00 PM

Albany, NY - The former Colorado public ethics official hired by the New York state Assembly in the wake of a scandal involving its leader at the...Read More »

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London - Older Vehicles In London To Be Charged More For Polluting

Yesterday 05:35 PM

London - Drivers of older, more polluting cars will face an additional charge when entering central London as the city battles air pollution blamed...Read More »

Prague - Czech Govt To Buy Pig Farm On Nazi Concentration Camp Land

Yesterday 05:03 PM

Prague - The Czech government has approved spending 450 million koruna ($20.6 million) to buy a communist-era pig farm at the site of a former Nazi...Read More »

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Albany, NY - Law Provides Health Benefits To Volunteer NY Firefighters

Yesterday 04:22 PM

Albany, NY - New York volunteer firefighters who have been diagnosed with certain cancers will be eligible for health care benefits under a new state law. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that he had signed legislation that will provide the benefit to...Read More »

Brazil - Rio Mayor Joins 9,000 At City’s First Jewish Street Festival

Yesterday 04:00 PM

Brazil - The mayor of Rio de Janeiro joined some 9,000 Jews and non-Jews at the debut of a Jewish street festival in the city. “Respect for all...Read More »

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New York - Target Gears Up For Holidays With Free Shipping And Gifts Under $15

Yesterday 03:29 PM

New York - Target Corp <TGT.N> said on Monday it would start free shipping beginning in November and that most of its gift assortment had been...Read More »

Hazleton, PA - Pennsylvania Woman Celebrates 94th Birthday By Skydiving

Yesterday 03:00 PM

Hazleton, PA -  A Pennsylvania woman has celebrated her 94th birthday by going skydiving along with her granddaughter and...Read More »

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Tokyo - Trump, Abe Set Golf Date For Start Of US Leader's Asia Tour

Yesterday 02:28 PM

Tokyo - Donald Trump will start his first trip to Asia as president next month in somewhat predictable fashion: with a round of golf. Prime...Read More »

Washington - Dem Attorneys General Unite Against Concealed-carry Gun Law

Yesterday 02:04 PM

Washington - Democratic attorneys general from 17 states are calling on Congress to abandon legislation backed by the National Rifle Association that...Read More »

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Malaysia - Who Killed Kim Jong Un's Half Brother? Here's What We Know

Yesterday 01:27 PM

Malaysia - Eight months after the audacious assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother, a Malaysian court is trying to...Read More »

Jerusalem - Israeli President Attacks Government Assault On State Bodies

Yesterday 01:03 PM

Jerusalem - In an unusually blunt address to parliament, Israel's president accused the government Monday of delegitimizing vital democratic...Read More »

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Jerusalem - PHOTOS: Charedi Extremist Continue To Protest Arrest Of Draft Dodgers, Block Main Entrance And Exit To Capital

Yesterday 12:33 PM

Jerusalem - Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews from a radical sect are again blocking roads in Jerusalem bringing traffic to a standstill and scuffling...Read More »

Staten Island, NY - Vandalism Suspect Said He Knew Neighbors Were Jewish By ‘way They Spoke’

Yesterday 12:07 PM

Staten Island, NY - The neighbor of a Staten Island family reportedly admitted he painted a swastika on their garage door, telling police he knew the...Read More »

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Washington - McCain Issues Veiled Criticism Of Trump's Vietnam Deferment

Yesterday 12:00 PM

Washington - U.S. Sen. John McCain has issued a veiled criticism of President Donald Trump's medical deferments that kept him from serving in the...Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Accuses Hezbollah Of Golan Shelling To Spark War With Syria

Yesterday 11:23 AM

Jerusalem - Israel accused Hezbollah on Monday of orchestrating shelling across the Golan Heights frontier in order to stoke Israeli-Syrian fighting...Read More »

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Gaza - Doctor: Conjoined Twins Born In Gaza Will Need Care Abroad

Yesterday 11:02 AM

Gaza - A Palestinian doctor says a rare pair of conjoined twins born in the Gaza Strip is in good health, but will need treatment abroad. Dr...Read More »

Washington - Trump Defends Call To Fallen Soldier's Widow

Yesterday 10:35 AM

Washington - President Donald Trump is defending his call to a fallen soldier's widow, saying he was "respectful" and did not forget the slain...Read More »

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Riyadh - Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Says Bitcoin Is 'Enron In The Making'

Yesterday 10:14 AM

Riyadh - Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who owns investment firm Kingdom Holding, expressed skepticism about cryptocurrencies in an...Read More »

Berlin - Germany Approves Sale Of Three Thyssenkrupp Submarines To Israel

Yesterday 09:49 AM

Berlin - The German government says it's ready to sign an agreement on three new submarines for Israel that would go into service starting in...Read More »

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Kabul - Tillerson Makes Unannounced Side Trip To Afghanistan

Yesterday 09:21 AM

Kabul - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan. Tillerson visited Bagram Air Base for talks with Afghan...Read More »

Miami - Fallen Soldier's Widow: 'Nothing To Say' To Trump

Yesterday 09:00 AM

Miami - The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier on Monday contradicted President Donald Trump's account of his phone call about her husband's...Read More »

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Bronx, NY - Brick Crashes Through Roof Of MTA Bus, Hits 19-year-old Man

Yesterday 08:40 AM

Bronx, NY - Police say a brick has punched a hole in the roof of a New York City bus and injured a passenger. Police are investigating if someone...Read More »

Clark, Philippines - Japanese Defense Minister Sounds Alarm On North Korea

Yesterday 08:24 AM

Clark, Philippines - Japan's defense minister asserted Monday that North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to an...Read More »

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