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Tampa, FL – FBI: Flight Attendant Broke Wine Bottle Over Man’s Head

July 7, 2017 at 07:30 PM
Tampa, FL - A flight attendant broke a wine bottle over the head of a man who lunged for an exit door and fought with other passengers during a Delta Air Lines flight from Seattle to Beijing, but it didn't faze him, an FBI agent wrote in charging papers filed Friday. Joseph Daniel Hudek IV, 23, of Tampa, Florida, appeared in U.S. District Court, wearing a beige jail uniform and sporting a...

Baton Rouge, LA – Where Is Neo-Nazi Site’s Publisher? Lawyers Can’t Find Him

July 7, 2017 at 07:03 PM
Baton Rouge, LA - In April, a Montana woman sued the publisher of a leading neo-Nazi website for orchestrating an anti-Semitic online trolling campaign against her family. Nearly three months later, her attorneys are still trying to find him. A court filing Friday by lawyers from the Southern Poverty Law Center claims The Daily Stormer's founder, Andrew Anglin, is "actively concealing his...

Marietta, GA – Man Claiming To Have Bomb In Bank Dies After Police Standoff

July 7, 2017 at 06:38 PM
Marietta, GA - A man who claimed to have a bomb that could "take out the room" barricaded himself inside a suburban Atlanta bank Friday, sparking an hours-long standoff that forced police to bust through a brick wall of the building and later ended with the suspect's death. Cobb County Police Chief Mike Register did not offer details of how the man died. Two people were freed shortly after TV...

New York – Candy Crush Addicts Get New Outlet As Video Game Comes To TV

July 7, 2017 at 06:00 PM
New York -  Candy Crush addicts, and you know who you are, put down your mobile device immediately. Then you can watch "Candy Crush," the TV game show. Expect breezy, energetic fun from the CBS series debuting 9 p.m. EDT Sunday with host Mario Lopez, said executive producer Matt Kunitz, whose credits include "Wipeout" and "Fear Factor." Nearly 200 billion game rounds were played in the...

Hamburg – Even U.S. First Lady Couldn’t Keep Trump, Putin On Time – Tillerson

July 7, 2017 at 05:33 PM
Hamburg - Even U.S. First Lady Melania Trump was powerless to keep Friday's first face-to-face meeting of the U.S. and Russian presidents from running nearly twice as long as planned. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he tried several times to remind U.S. President Donald Trump about the ticking clock during his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. "One of the reasons it...

Hamburg – Nearly 200 German Officers Hurt In G-20 Clashes

July 7, 2017 at 05:00 PM
Hamburg Germany - Hamburg police say 196 officers have been injured during two days of clashes with anti-globalization activists who are protesting the Group of 20 summit in the German port city. City officials did not provide a comparable figure for injured protesters. Hamburg's fire department said Friday that ambulances had transported 60 civilians to the city's hospitals, including 11...

Bangor, ME – 100-year-old Woman Says Wine Keeps Her Going

July 7, 2017 at 04:30 PM
Bangor, ME - A Maine resident celebrating her 100th birthday says wine is the secret to her longevity. WCSH-TV reports (http://on.wcsh6.com/2sw17KV ) Florence Bearse, of Bangor, turned 100 on Thursday. The Massachusetts native dedicated her life to running a restaurant and serving others before retiring. The centenarian is known for both her sense of humor and her no-nonsense attitude at...

Tel Aviv – Flight Upgrade: Take A Look Inside El Al’s New Long-awaited Fleet

July 7, 2017 at 04:00 PM
Tel Aviv - Close to six years after the Boeing 787 Dreamliner soared onto the aviation market, El Al is preparing to receive its first of the new powerful airplanes. El Al, which operates an all-Boeing fleet, is set to take delivery of the first of 16 787 jets by the end of August. The plane’s maiden flight is expected to take place in September, said El Al CEO David Maimon. The jets will...

Jerusalem – Israel To Cut $1 Million From UN To Build Museum In Hebron

July 7, 2017 at 03:35 PM
Jerusalem - Israel plans to cut one million dollars from its funding to the United Nations so that it can build a museum in Hebron. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to take that step after UNESCO on Friday inscribed Hebron’s Old Town and the Cave of the Patriarchs to the State of Palestine on the World Heritage in Danger list. It will also spend the money on additional projects...

Trenton, NJ – New Bill Would Allow Public To Rent Christie Beach House

July 7, 2017 at 03:00 PM
Trenton, NJ - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trip to the beach during a state government shutdown has inspired new legislation. Democratic Assemblyman John Wisniewski said Friday he has introduced a bill that would let the public rent the house on Island Beach State Park that is now reserved for the governor. A second bill would prevent the beach house to be used by the governor during...

New York – Podesta Tells Trump To Get ‘Head In The Game’

July 7, 2017 at 02:30 PM
New York - Hillary Clinton's former campaign chair is telling President Donald Trump to "Get a grip" and get his "head in the game." John Podesta says on Twitter: "Dude, get your head in the game. You're representing the US at the G20." Trump had tweeted earlier Friday that "Everyone" in Hamburg, Germany "is talking about why John Podesta refused to give the DNC server to the FBI and the...

Hamburg, Germany – Tillerson: Trump Raised Concerns About Hacking With Putin

July 7, 2017 at 02:00 PM
Hamburg, Germany - President Donald Trump opened his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin by raising concerns about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tells reporters that Trump pressed Putin on the issue during their more than two-hour meeting on the sidelines of a summit of world leaders in Germany. Tillerson says Putin denied...

Newark, NJ – Third Circuit Affirms Conviction Of Rabbis In Kidnapping Case

July 7, 2017 at 01:30 PM
Newark, NJ -  A federal appeals court Friday upheld the convictions of three Orthodox rabbis for their roles in a ring that used brutal tactics to force unwilling Jewish men to divorce their wives. A three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed arguments by the rabbis that the convictions should be overturned on a number of grounds, including the right to religious...

Paris France – Satmar Rebbe: Don’t Make Aliya, Israel Makes Jews Non-Religious

July 7, 2017 at 01:00 PM
Paris, France - The Grand Rabbi of the Satmar hassidic group in Williamsburg, New York, Rabbi Zalman Leib Teitelbaum – now on a visit to France – told a gathering of Jews not to immigrate to Israel because the state is making their co-religionists non-Jewish. Satmar is a fiercely anti-Zionist hassidic group that has waged an ideological battle against the State of Israel since its...

London – Report: London Mayor To Urge UK Government To Outlaw Hezbollah

July 7, 2017 at 12:30 PM
London - London Mayor Sadiq Khan will write to the United Kingdom Home Secretary Amber Rudd to lobby the government to outlaw Hezbollah, according to British newspaper The Jewish Chronicle. The UK added Hezbollah's External Security Organization to its list of terrorist organizations in 2001. Khan's request would entail the outlawing of the entire organization. Khan has faced pressure in...

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