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Moscow, Russia – Former KGB Officer Who Cremated Hitler Won’t Tell Where Ashes Are

May 2, 2010 at 09:44 PM
Moscow, Russia - A former Russian officer who burnt the bones of German dictator Adolf Hitler refuses to reveal where the ashes were scattered. Vladimir Gumenyuk, 73, is said to be the last man alive from a three-member team sent in 1970 to dig up the bones of Hitler, his mistress Eva Braun and the remains of the dictator’s close associate Joseph Goebbels and his family. Gumenyuk is...

Washington – Is Obama Moving To Topple Israel’s Prime Minister?

May 2, 2010 at 08:47 PM
Washington - The administration of President Barack Obama has launched what officials termed a psychological warfare campaign meant to topple Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Sources in the Obama Administration and the US Congress have confirmed to the Middle East Newsline that the White House and State Department have sought to destabilize Netanyahu's government by forcing him to...

New York – CNN: Police Have ID’d the Owner of the SUV in the Times Square Bomb Scare

May 2, 2010 at 07:56 PM
New York - The Nissan Pathfinder is registered to someone who lives in New York City's tri-state area, a New York police official tells CNN. Authorities have identified and are attempting to speak with the owner of the Nissan Pathfinder, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation says. This contradicts what a federal law enforcement source told CNN earlier Sunday that the...

Tampa, FL – 21 Year Old Brooklyn Jewish Man Dead in Jetski Accident

May 2, 2010 at 06:28 PM
Tampa, FL - An accident involving a jet ski and a boat in Tampa, Florida has left a 21 year old Jewish Brooklyn man dead, VIN News has confirmed. According to Tampa Police two men were riding wave runners near the Courtney Campbell Causeway just south of the Bahama Breeze restaurant, just before 3 p.m. Sunday when their watercraft collided. Tampa TV News station has identified the man as 21...

Manhattan, NY – 4 A.M. 911 Call in NYC Warns of More “Massive Explosion”

May 2, 2010 at 05:48 PM
Manhattan, NY - The FBI is investigating an ominous 911 call that was made at about 4 a.m. This morning. The NY Times reports that the person said "There would be a massive explosion soon and the car in Times Square was only a diversion." Homeland Security investigators are looking into this threat and the SUV car bomb left in Times Square. This threatening phone call reawakens all of the...

Tel Aviv, Israel – Mayor at Education Conference: Charedim Cultivate Ignorance

May 2, 2010 at 04:56 PM
Tel Aviv, Israel - Mayor Ron Huldai made harsh statements against the ultra-Orthodox education system, which he described as jeopardizing the future of Israeli society. "Disillusionment and perhaps rebellion must emerge among the silent civilian majority which would restore Israeli democracy its right and ability to intervene and decide on those issues it holds dear," he said. Huldai was...

Manhattan, NY – NYPD Commissioner: Police On Their Way To Pennsylvania To Investigate Recording Of Possible Bombing Suspect

May 2, 2010 at 04:11 PM
Manhattan, NY - There was no evidence of a Taliban link to a failed bomb found in a smoking SUV parked in Times Square, and police were on their way to Pennsylvania to talk to a man who said he may have recorded a bombing suspect in a nearby alley, the police commissioner said Sunday. The video apparently shows a white man in his 40s taking off his shirt in the alley and putting it in a bag...

Manhattan, NY – Street Vendor Talks About Suspicious Vehicle [video]

May 2, 2010 at 03:54 PM
Manhattan, NY - Handbag seller Duane Jackson was one of the first people to notice the Nissan Pathfinder that later turned out to be a crude car-bomb in Times Square. Watch below interview Mr. Jackson gave to the media. ...

New York – Long Island The 51 State?

May 2, 2010 at 03:24 PM
New York - The top government official in Nassau County says he's willing to look into the feasibility of Long Island seceding from New York to become an independent state. In a letter last week, County Executive Edward Mangano joined several local officials who support measures in the state Legislature to probe the possibility. The concept is one that has been discussed _ and often laughed...

Djerba – Jews Make Pilgrimage to Africa’s Oldest Shul

May 2, 2010 at 03:02 PM
Djerba - Thousands of Jews on Friday began an annual pilgrimage to Africa's oldest synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba. "We have nearly 6,000 visitors this year," Perez Trabelsi, head of the Djerba Jewish community and president of the synagogue, told AFP. Most of the pilgrims - around 4,500 - came from France, while around 1,000 Israelis came via Egypt, Jordan or Turkey due to the...

Brooklyn, NY – Crowd Ecstatic As MBD Sings Omar Reb Akiva At The Crown Heights Lag BaOmer Parade

May 2, 2010 at 01:46 PM
Brooklyn, NY - The King of Jewish Music "Mordechai Ben David" Singing Omar Reb Akiva at the Lag B'Omer parade in Crown Heights 2010 Watch below clip taken by ShiaHD ...

Manhattan, NY – Commish Kelly: No evidence of a Taliban Link to Bomb

May 2, 2010 at 01:36 PM
Manhattan, NY - Manhattan, NY - There is no proof to back a claim by a Pakistani Taliban group that it was responsible for a car bomb attempt in New York's Times Square, city police chief Raymond Kelly said Sunday. "Although a Taliban bomb maker has claimed on the Internet... we have no evidence to support this claim," Kelly told journalists the day after the failed bomb was found. An...

Pittsburgh, PA – Marathon Course Altered by Bomb Scare

May 2, 2010 at 01:01 PM
Pittsburgh, PA - Police say they have found an explosive device near the course of the Pittsburgh Marathon, forcing them to detour the final part of the race. Police say the device was found in a small microwave oven on the sidewalk after the leaders had finished the course Sunday morning. Several blocks were cordoned off near the original finish line for the marathon and half-marathon. The...

Washington – FDA Investigating Recall of Children’s Medicine

May 2, 2010 at 12:11 PM
Washington - The Food and Drug Administration said Saturday it was investigating a health-care company for possible other problems following its recall of more than 40 over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medications. McNeil Consumer Healthcare, based in Fort Washington, Pa., issued the voluntary recall late Friday in the United States and 11 other countries after consulting with...

Jerusalem – Police: Shul Fire Seems to be Arson

May 2, 2010 at 11:41 AM
Jerusalem - A fire in the Heichal Shlomo synagogue on Panim Meirot Street in the capital’s Romema neighborhood was likely the result of arson, police said on Sunday, although a motive or other background to the apparent crime had yet to be identified. The blaze, which started inside the synagogue on Saturday night as revelers nearby burned bonfires in honor of Lag B’omer, damaged the ark...

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