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New York – Study On Female Breadwinners Ignites On-Air Brawl

June 1, 2013 at 11:49 PM
New York - Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly said Friday that she's offended by a male colleague's suggestion that children of working mothers don't fare as well as children with stay-at-home moms. A Pew Research Center study released this week showing that women are now the primary breadwinners in 40 percent of households with children ignited a sharp debate on Fox with two of the network's...

Tel Aviv – Arabs Claim: Mass Grave Of Palestinians Killed By Israel In 1948 War Found

June 1, 2013 at 11:27 PM
Tel Aviv - An official at a Muslim cemetery in Jaffa said Friday that the remains of dozens of Palestinians killed in the 1948 War of Independence were discovered in a mass grave on Wednesday, AFP reported. The discovery of six chambers full of skeletons was made during renovations at the cemetery, according to the report. AFP quoted Jaffa fisherman Atar Zeinab, 80, as saying he had helped...

New York – State Puts ‘Used’ Giant Morgue Fridge Up For Sale On eBay

June 1, 2013 at 11:15 PM
New York - It's a fridge big enough for a family of four. New York's Office of General Services has turned to eBay in an attempt to sell off a huge, steel morgue refrigerator now located at a Manhattan psychiatric hospital. Bidding on Saturday afternoon was up to $475 for the four-drawer unit, but that price doesn't include delivery. Buyers have to be willing to remove the fridge themselves...

San Francisco – Judge Orders Google To Hand Over Private Details From Thousands Of Users To FBI

June 1, 2013 at 10:46 PM
San Francisco - Google must comply with the FBI's demand for data on certain customers as part of a national security investigation, according to a ruling by a federal judge who earlier this year determined such government requests are unconstitutional. The decision involves "National Security Letters," thousands of which are sent yearly by the FBI to banks, telecommunication companies and...

France – Suspect Under Investigation In Toulouse Killings Probe

June 1, 2013 at 10:30 PM
France - A French judge put under formal investigation on Saturday a 31-year-old man suspected of helping an al Qaeda-inspired gunman prepare a shooting spree in the southern France city of Toulouse last year, a judicial source said. The man is suspected of providing weapons and a bullet-proof vest to Mohamed Merah, who killed seven people including three Jewish children and three soldiers in...

Istanbul – Protesters Swarm Istanbul Square After Clashes; Police Detain 900

June 1, 2013 at 10:12 PM
Istanbul - In a scene reminiscent of the Arab Spring, thousands of people on Saturday flooded Istanbul's main square after a crackdown on an anti-government protest turned city streets into a battlefield clouded by tear gas. Though he offered some concessions to demonstrators, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan remained largely defiant in the face of the biggest popular challenge to his power...

Williamsburg, NY – Police Hunt Teen Suspects in Anti-Semitic Attack of 6-Year-Old Jewish Boy

June 1, 2013 at 09:57 PM
Williamsburg, NY - he NYPD Hate Crime Task Force is investigating allegations that three teenagers perpetrated a possible bias incident against a 6-year-old Jewish boy in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the New York Post reported. The child was getting into the elevator of his apartment building at Clymer Street and Bedford Avenue at 4 p.m. Wednesday when the three teens harassed him, the police...

Oklahoma – Seven Adults, Two Children Killed By Tornadoes

June 1, 2013 at 09:44 PM
Oklahoma - Nine people were killed in tornadoes that swept through central Oklahoma on Friday, part of a storm system that caused widespread flooding in Oklahoma City and its suburbs, the state's chief medical examiner said on Saturday. The dead included two children and seven adults, said Amy Elliott, a spokeswoman for the medical examiner's office. The death toll earlier had been reported as...

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