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Monsey, NY – Rampo Police Officer Suspended For Possible Link To Fake Gynecologist

June 14, 2008 at 11:58 PM
Monsey, NY - Rockland investigators fear that other women might have fallen victim to the fake gynecologist from monsey. They are also investigating the connection between a Ramapo police officer and Mr. S. The police officer has been suspended without pay while an internal disciplinary hearing is held, Ramapo town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence said. The officer, whom he declined to...

Tuxedo, NY – Today’s Deadly Thruway Accident Victims Were Not Wearing Seatbelts

June 14, 2008 at 11:47 PM
Tuxedo, NY - Three New Jersey women died early Saturday morning when their van ran off the New York State Thruway and struck the pillar of a pedestrian bridge. The driver was among the three women killed. She was not wearing her seatbelt, Occupants in the rear of the van probably had not been restrained either, according to Alexander Woo, a paramedic with Rockland Paramedic Services. The crash...

London – Man Accused of Child Rape In Shul

June 14, 2008 at 10:59 PM
London - A man has been charged with raping a boy in a synagogue men’s room. M. R., 23, a father of two from Golders Green, North-West London, is accused of four offences which allegedly took place four years ago. The boy, who is also Jewish and who was 11 or 12 years old at the time, cannot be named. He had left his family home on the day of the alleged incident to buy milk for his...

Washington – Bush: Get Osama Bin Laden before I leave office

June 14, 2008 at 10:51 PM
Washington - President George W Bush has enlisted British special forces in a final attempt to capture Osama Bin Laden before he leaves the White House. Defence and intelligence sources in Washington and London confirmed that a renewed hunt was on for the leader of the September 11 attacks. “If he [Bush] can say he has killed Saddam Hussein and captured Bin Laden, he can claim to have left...

New York – Charging by the Byte to Curb Internet Traffic

June 14, 2008 at 10:46 PM
New York - Some people use the Internet simply to check e-mail and look up phone numbers. Others are online all day, downloading big video and music files. For years, both kinds of Web surfers have paid the same price for access. But now three of the country’s largest Internet service providers are threatening to clamp down on their most active subscribers by placing monthly limits on their...

New York, NY – A Watchful Eye On NYPD

June 14, 2008 at 10:41 PM
New York, NY - A coalition of anti-police brutality activists are starting a "Cop Watch" program to patrol the city's high-crime neighborhoods with video cameras and monitor police actions. "We observe to make sure nothing inappropriate happens," said Latanya White, an organizing member of People's Justice, the group leading Cop Watch NYC. Organizers said the effort will focus on areas...

Israel – Bratslav Demand Air Travel Reform

June 14, 2008 at 10:18 PM
Israel - The Bratslav Orthodox sect is demanding that Israel carry out a reform to reduce prices for Kiev-bound flight tickets before the famed September pilgrimage to the burial place of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav in the Ukrainian town of Uman. The request comes on the heels of Transportation Minister Shaul Mofaz's (Kadima) recent cancellation of a visit to Kiev, where he was expected to hold...

Florida – Jewish Donors Jumping To McCain

June 14, 2008 at 09:59 PM
Florida - According to a report in The Hill, it looks like Senator McCain may be benefiting from perceptions over Senator Obama’s positions on Israel. We already had seen Senator Lieberman support McCain and it now looks like some top Clinton donors may also be changing partisan horses. Stephen Muss is a major real estate developer from Florida and has a long history of supporting...

New York – Power Outages, Flight Delays as Storms Sweep Through Area

June 14, 2008 at 09:53 PM
New York - Ferocious thunderstorms are thrashing the New York City area, swamping some highways, backing up airline traffic and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses. Departing flights are running more than three hours late Saturday evening at John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports. Departures are more than two hours behind at Newark Liberty International...

Reno, NV – Rabbi Urges Weekly Gas Strike

June 14, 2008 at 09:51 PM
Reno, NV - In response to rising gas prices, Rabbi Mendel Cunin of Chabad of Northern Nevada urged congregates to leave their vehicles at home one day per week. He said that could be an effective way to help the environment, combat being taken advantage of by big business and rogue countries and bring a permanent solution to the problem. All tasks that need to be done during this one day...

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