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Washington – Republican Trump Drops 12 Percentage Points In New Poll

November 27, 2015 at 03:40 PM
Washington - U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week, marking the real estate mogul's biggest decline since he vaulted to the top of the field in July, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Trump was the favorite of 31 percent of Republicans in a rolling poll in the five days ended on Nov. 27. That was down from a peak of 43...

Moscow – Russia Suspends Visa-free Travel With Turkey

November 27, 2015 at 03:30 PM
Moscow - Russia announced Friday that it will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey amid the escalating spat over the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet at the Syrian border. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced that Moscow will halt the existing visa-free regime starting Jan. 1, saying that Turkey has become a conduit for terrorists and has been reluctant to...

Jerusalem – Likud Lawmaker’s Antics Make Him Bad Boy Of Israeli Politics

November 27, 2015 at 03:05 PM
Jerusalem - Over the years, the Israeli parliament has seen its fair share of questionable characters. But it's unlikely anyone has ever been so perpetually engulfed in scandal in so short a time as freshman Likud lawmaker Oren Hazan. In less than eight months in office, Hazan has already faced accusations of physically assaulting a public official, sexually harassing women, pimping...

Fort Lauderdale, FL – As Many African-American See It, There Are 2 Ben Carson

November 27, 2015 at 02:26 PM
Fort Lauderdale, FL - Ayauna King-Baker loved Ben Carson's "Gifted Hands" memoir so much that she made her daughter Shaliya read it. So when Carson showed up in town to sign copies of his new book, King-Baker dragged the giggly 13-year-old along to the bookstore so they could both meet him. To King-Baker, Carson's "up-by-your bootstraps" life story makes him a genuine celebrity worth emulating...

Paris – France: Putin Seeks Map Of Forces Not To Bomb In Syria

November 27, 2015 at 02:02 PM
Paris - Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked France to draw up a map of where groups fighting Islamic State militants operate in Syria in order not to bomb them, France's foreign minister said on Friday. French President Francois Hollande and Putin agreed during talks in Moscow on Thursday to exchange intelligence on Islamic State and other rebel groups to improve the effectiveness of...

Warsaw – Pirates Attack Polish Ship Off Nigerian Coast, Kidnap Five

November 27, 2015 at 01:18 PM
Warsaw - Pirates attacked a Polish-owned cargo vessel off the Nigerian coast and kidnapped its captain and four crew, Polish authorities said, in the first documented incident of its kind in almost year in some of the deadliest shipping lanes on earth. The Cyprus-registered Szafir was boarded overnight by armed men in two boats, who looted the 10,000-tonne container ship, operator EuroAfrica...

Jerusalem – Border Police Officer Stabbed In Suspected Terrorist Attack In Nahariya

November 27, 2015 at 01:16 PM
Jerusalem - Israeli authorities on Friday believe that the stabbing of a 37-year-old Border Police officer in the northern town of Nahariya was motivated by nationalist sentiments. The stabbing occurred near the central bus station on Haga'aton Boulevard in the city. The victim suffered light-to-moderate wounds and was rushed to Western Galilee Hospital in Nahariya. "The young man was...

New York – New Normal: US Police Respond To Harsh Reality Of Extremism

November 27, 2015 at 12:24 PM
New York - After the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 and the Mumbai attack in 2008, police departments across the United States adopted a new mindset on how to deal with what they call "active shooter" incidents in which people are trapped in restaurants, theaters or other soft targets. Long gone are the days of establishing a perimeter and waiting for SWAT teams and hostage negotiators...

Washington – Reporter Mocked By Trump Says The 2 Knew Each Other Well

November 27, 2015 at 12:03 PM
Washington - Donald Trump said he couldn't have been making fun of a reporter's disability because he doesn't know the man. Not so, says the reporter. Serge Kovaleski of The New York Times says he has met Trump repeatedly, interviewing him in his office and talking to him at news conferences, when he worked for the New York Daily News in the late 1980s. "Donald and I were on a first-name basis...

Honolulu – Glitch Causes Bank Customers To See Billions In Charges

November 27, 2015 at 11:38 AM
Honolulu - A technical glitch meant some First Hawaiian Bank customers logged on to their accounts to find that they appeared to be billions, or sometimes more than a trillion dollars in the red. KHON-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1ImxP2g ) that bank officials say the glitch was visible to customers who logged on to their accounts during a 20-minute window Wednesday. They say no actual customer...

Brussels – Belgian Authorities Charge Man, Sixth Suspect Over Paris Attacks

November 27, 2015 at 11:35 AM
Brussels - Belgium has charged a sixth suspect with terrorist offences over the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris after a series of house searches in Brussels and southern Belgium on Thursday. Federal prosecutors said on Friday that they had charged a man detained in Brussels with terrorist murders and participation in the activities of a terrorist group. Two other people picked up in the eastern...

Queens, NY – 2 Dead After Car Crash On NYC Parkway

November 27, 2015 at 11:02 AM
Queens, NY - The NYPD says two men are dead after a car rear-ended a truck that was stopped on the shoulder of the Grand Central Parkway in Astoria, Queens. Police say both victims were in the eastbound car. The crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. Friday. It's not clear why the box truck was parked on the roadway. The truck driver remained at the scene. He was not seriously injured The...

Belgium – Report: Israel’s IDF Chief Visited Brussels To Establish Unprecedented Security Ties

November 27, 2015 at 10:46 AM
Belgium - IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot traveled to Brussels earlier this week, holding clandestine meetings with Belgian security officials less than one month after the Paris terror attacks, according to The Jerusalem Post's Hebrew language sister publication Maariv Friday. The purpose of the trip was designed to help establish unprecedented security ties involving Belgium and...

Washington – Report: Ben Carson To Visit Syrian Refugees In Jordan

November 27, 2015 at 10:29 AM
Washington - Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is traveling to Jordan on Friday to visit Syrian refugees at a United Nations-run camp, according to media reports. Carson, a top-tier candidate in public opinion polls, has faced increased scrutiny over his foreign policy credentials amid comments about China's role in the Syrian crisis, as well as remarks likening some Syrian refugees...

Australia – Orthodox Jew Subdues Belligerent Assailant Outside Melbourne Synagogue

November 27, 2015 at 10:15 AM
Australia - An allegedly inebriated man was caught on video Wednesday attempting to assault an Orthodox Jew outside a synagogue in Melbourne, Australia. In the footage, the man is seen slurredly shouting phrases such as, "do you want to swear to Allah" and "go back to Israel" in the face of a Jewish man trying to ward-off the belligerent hooligan outside the house of worship. At one point...

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