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Baghdad – Two congressmen injured in Iraq

November 27, 2005 at 10:30 PM
Baghdad - A military vehicle carrying U.S. politicians overturned on the way to the Baghdad airport Saturday, injuring two congressmen. Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pennsylvania, was airlifted to a military hospital in Germany for an MRI on his neck, and Rep. Ike Skelton, D-Missouri, was sent to a Baghdad hospital, said U.S. Rep. Jim Marshall. Marshall, a Georgia Democrat, was in the vehicle but was not...

Spring Valley – Rockland Legislator Wants To Combat Hate And Bias

November 27, 2005 at 10:12 PM
Legislator David Fried, D-Spring Valley, is proposing an award called "Symbol of Harmony" to bestow on any association or group that brings "all residents together in the spirit of harmony, Fried said. "We shouldn't focus on the bad. We should focus on the good." A public hearing will be held Feb. 7 on a local law to establish the award. If the award is approved, the Legislature would establish a...

Queens – Man Is Pushed Onto Oncoming Train

November 27, 2005 at 04:43 PM
Police say two men got into an argument on the northbound platform of the 52nd Street Station in Woodside Queens this morning and one of the men apparently pushed the other onto the tracks, then ran off. The man on the tracks was hit by a Number 7 train and died when he was pinned underneath. Police are searching for the suspect. Service on the 7 train was suspended following the incident, but...

Israeli Settlers Destroy Hundreds Of Palestinian Olive Trees

November 27, 2005 at 03:33 PM
West Bank, - Jewish settlers cut down and uprooted hundreds of the town's olive trees on Palestinian farms near the West Bank city of Nablus on Sunday, the trees are the main source of income for 5,000 residents, and some of them were more than 30 years old. Police said that at least 200 olive trees had been destroyed near Salem and that an investigation had begun...

ISRAEL – Yeshiva Teen Student Stabbed In East Jerusalem On Friday Night.

November 27, 2005 at 10:43 AM
An Israeli medical source reported, that a Jewish ultra-Orthodox 16-year-old teen was stabbed Fiday night in east Jerusalem apparently by two Arab residents, the source stated that the teen suffered light wounds. Policemen conducted wide searches in the area in an attempt to find the two residents who apparently did it. The stabbing incident took place after a fight erupted between three Yeshiva...

New York – New Law Will Ban Flyers On Cars

November 27, 2005 at 09:37 AM
New York - Starting tomorrow, a law signed by the governor prohibits putting ads anywhere on a vehicle. The law holds "any person or group whose name, telephone numbers or other identifying information" on the handbill liable. The fine will be $75 for each handbill. Sanitation Commissioner said the stiffer rules wil go a long way toward cutting littering by irate motorists who toss the ads onto...

Orange County +Large Power Outage+

November 27, 2005 at 09:29 AM
Orange County +Large Power Outage+ A large power outage on the eastern side of Orange County, effecting treffic on Route 94, Route 9W and Route 32 because of multiple traffic lights that are out in New Windsor, Cornwall, Vails Gate...

Brooklyn +Power Outage+

November 27, 2005 at 09:12 AM
Brooklyn +Power Outage+ Con-Ed reporting power outage in the area of East 38th Street and Avenue P effecting hundreds of customers, Fire Department on the scene. U/D: 09:44 All power has been restored...

Brooklyn – Rabbi vs. Rabbi

November 27, 2005 at 08:19 AM
Brooklyn - A politically connected rabbi who runs a Brooklyn girls school is being accused and a lawsuit filed, by another rabbi of stiffing him of $13,500 consulting fee. In the lawsuit he is being accused of writing three bounced checks. They first ended up in religious court, and the court gave some payment plan, but that was ignored, claiming "he didn't remeber what happened, It was many...

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