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Israel – Aussies, Kiwis Turn Out In Jerusalem To Honor ANZACs

April 25, 2016 at 11:18 PM
Jerusalem - The annual ANZAC Day memorial ceremony at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery on Mount Scopus is also an opportunity for reunions. The event, which commemorates the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who fought in the Middle East in World War I to liberate the region from 400 years of Ottoman misrule, brings Aussies and Kiwis to Jerusalem from across the...

West Chester, PA – Trump Mocks Rival Kasich’s ‘Disgusting’ Eating Habits

April 25, 2016 at 11:00 PM
West Chester, PA - Republican Donald Trump took aim at rival John Kasich's table manners Monday, labeling his eating "disgusting" and calling him "a stubborn guy who eats like a slob." Especially offensive to the GOP front runner was Kasich's on-camera consumption of pancakes, which he suggested was unpresidential. "This guy takes a pancake and he's shoving in his mouth. It's disgusting. Do...

New York – Megyn Kelly To Interview Donald Trump For Fox TV Special

April 25, 2016 at 10:33 PM
New York - Donald Trump will join Megyn Kelly on a Fox TV special for her first interview with him since the fallout from their encounter during a GOP presidential debate last summer. The Republican front-runner will be a guest on "Megyn Kelly Presents," a prime-time special airing May 17, the network said Monday. In a statement, Kelly said she asked Trump for the interview when they had a...

Washington – Clinton Says Half Of Cabinet Will Be Women

April 25, 2016 at 09:45 PM
Washington - Hillary Clinton says she will aim to have a Cabinet that is half women if she is elected president. During an MSNBC town hall Monday evening, host Rachel Maddow asked Clinton if she would match a pledge that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made — and kept — to appoint women to half of his Cabinet positions. Clinton says, "I am going to have a Cabinet that looks like...

Israel – Start-Up Sirin To Launch Ultra High-Tech Phone For Executives

April 25, 2016 at 09:07 PM
Israel - A British-Israeli start-up plans to sell a mobile phone from next month that will offer users unprecedented levels of technology and security — and retail for close to $20,000 (13,854.5 pounds). Sirin Labs AG said on Monday it had raised $72 million in private funds to launch the device, which would be aimed at executives. It plans to open its first store, in London’s Mayfair, in...

Brooklyn, NY – NY Post: 66 Pct Detective At Center Of NYPD Probe Suspended After Trying To Retire

April 25, 2016 at 08:59 PM
Brooklyn, NY - An NYPD community affairs officer who was stripped of his gun and badge tried to retire Monday – triggering his immediate suspension because he is still a target of a federal corruption probe. Detective Michael Milici, a 20-plus-year veteran currently assigned to Brooklyn’s 66th Precinct in Borough Park, was placed on modified duty earlier this month after invoking his Fifth...

Washington – Feds Issue New Standards For Medicaid Insurance Plans

April 25, 2016 at 08:31 PM
Washington - The Obama administration Monday set new standards for Medicaid private insurance plans, which in recent years have become the main source of coverage for low-income people. The rules apply to insurers operating as Medicaid middlemen in 39 states and Washington, DC. Each state runs its own program, although the federal government pays most of the cost. Private insurers now provide...

Chicago, IL – Muhammad Salah, Acquitted Of Supporting Hamas, Dead At 62

April 25, 2016 at 07:30 PM
Chicago, IL - A suburban Chicago man who fought off charges that he supported Hamas has died of complications from cancer. Muhammad Salah was 62. A spokesman for the Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview said Salah died early Sunday. Salah was a Palestinian native and U.S. citizen. The Treasury Department classified him as a "specially designated terrorist" in the 1990s. He pleaded guilty in...

Washington – Trump’s Sole Senate Backer Serves As Washington Gatekeeper

April 25, 2016 at 06:17 PM
Washington - Donald Trump and Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions would seem to have little in common. Sessions is a polite Southerner from small-town Alabama, while Trump is a brash New Yorker and creature of the big-city spotlight. Sessions likes to spend weekends out of cellphone range in a rural corner of his home state. Trump retreats to his lavish Mar-a-Lago compound where he's easily accessible...

Washington – Cruz Campaign Vetting Fiorina As A Possible VP Pick: ABC News

April 25, 2016 at 05:36 PM
Washington - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's campaign is vetting former business executive Carly Fiorina as a possible vice presidential pick, ABC News said on Friday. Earlier, Cruz's campaign said it had narrowed its running mate options to a short list. Fiorina, a former CEO of Hewlett Packard, dropped out of the presidential race in February...

Mexico City – Driven Up The Wall By Trump, Mexico Looks To Recast Image In U.S.

April 25, 2016 at 04:50 PM
Mexico City - At first, Mexico's government did its best to ignore Donald Trump. Then it likened him to Adolf Hitler. Now it has appointed a new ambassador to come up with a better plan. Fed up with the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination labeling Mexico as a cradle of drug-runners, job poachers and rapists, the government is sending in respected diplomat Carlos Sada to...

Jerusalem – Faced With Lawsuit By Ex-Charedim For Failure To Provide A Proper Education, State Of Israel Threatens To Countersue

April 25, 2016 at 03:00 PM
Jerusalem - Israel’s state prosecutor has announced that if it loses a suit brought by formerly observant men charging them with failing to provide a sound education, it will countersue approximately 90 Charedi school as well as the parents of the plaintiffs. The unusual move was reported today by Haaretz and comes in response to a $1.1 million suit filed by 52 men who attended Charedi...

Amman, Jordan – Israel Tells Jordan It Is Acting Responsibly At Major Shrine

April 25, 2016 at 02:30 PM
Amman, JOodan - Jordan has urged Israel to keep Israeli "settlers" from a Muslim-run shrine that also ranks as Judaism's holiest site. Jordan serves as custodian of the Jerusalem compound where Muslims believe their prophet ascended to heaven. Jews revere it as the home of their biblical Temples. The site has sparked tensions. During Jewish holidays, such as the current Passover, more Jews...

New York – 9/11 Memorial: Security Guard Shouldn’t Have Silenced Choir

April 25, 2016 at 02:06 PM
New York - Officials at the Sept. 11 memorial said Monday that one of their security guards shouldn't have stopped a North Carolina middle school choir from singing the national anthem on the memorial plaza. "The guard did not respond appropriately," said the spokeswoman, Kaylee Skaar. "We are working with our security staff to ensure that this does not happen again with future student...

Washington – Critics Of Trump In GOP Senate Fact Check His Foreign Policy

April 25, 2016 at 01:32 PM
Washington - The Senate's leading Republican voices on national security are assembling an indictment of Donald Trump's worldview by soliciting rebuttals from U.S. military leaders that challenge the accuracy and legality of the GOP presidential front-runner's most provocative foreign policy positions. Over the past few months, Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina...

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