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Newark, NJ - Wealthy New NJ Governor Says He'll Accept $175K Salary

January 17, 2018 08:00 PM

Newark, NJ - New Jersey's wealthy new governor says he'll be accepting the job's $175,000-a-year salary. Democrat Phil Murphy is a...Read More »

Kirkland, WA - Umbrella Mistaken For Weapon Causes Hospital Lockdown

January 17, 2018 07:28 PM

Kirkland, WA - An umbrella sparked a scare at a Seattle-area hospital after it was mistaken for a rifle. KOMO reports an employee of Evergreen...Read More »

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Jerusalem - After US Cuts, Palestinian Refugee Agency Seeks Donations

January 17, 2018 07:02 PM

Jerusalem - The U.N. agency that serves Palestinian refugees and their descendants said Wednesday it would launch a global fundraising appeal in...Read More »

Monticello, NY - Catskills Casino To Open In Borscht Belt On Feb. 8

January 17, 2018 06:23 PM

Monticello, NY - The Resorts World Catskills casino northwest of New York City is set to open on Feb. 8 Resorts World Catskills will be the fourth...Read More »

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New York - Suspects In Custody In Times Square Car Chase That Injured NYPD Officer

January 17, 2018 06:20 PM

New York - Four days after an NYPD officer sustained minor injuries after being struck by a driver who was burning rubber in Times Square, the NYPD...Read More »

Jerusalem - Casualties After Israeli Security Forces And Palestinians Exchange Fire In Jenin

January 17, 2018 05:49 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli security forces exchanged fire with Palestinian gunmen in the West Town city of Jenin Wednesday night. At least one...Read More »

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Cheyenne, WY - Motion-sensing Cameras Capture Candid Wildlife Shots

January 17, 2018 05:24 PM

Cheyenne, WY - How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?" Some charismatic critters caught by motion-detecting wildlife cameras seem to know how to...Read More »

Washington - Science Panel Backs Lower Drunken Driving Threshold

January 17, 2018 05:02 PM

Washington - A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint...Read More »

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London - Britain Bans Entry To Prominent U.S. Holocaust Denier

January 17, 2018 04:30 PM

London - Britain has banned a prominent American Holocaust denier from entering the United Kingdom, according to a copy of correspondence from the interior ministry. Mark Weber, director of the California-based Institute for Historical Review, has questioned the...Read More »

New York - Dow Has First Close Above 26,000 Points

January 17, 2018 04:15 PM

New York - Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to its first close above 26,000 points. The Dow had...Read More »

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Washington - Trump Denies U.S. Embassy To Be Moved To Jerusalem Within A Year

January 17, 2018 03:55 PM

Washington - President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place...Read More »

Washington - Mueller Team Would Hardly Be First Lawyers To Question Trump

January 17, 2018 03:28 PM

Washington - Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Netanyahu: Israel-India Guided Missile Deal Back On Track

January 17, 2018 03:01 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday during a tour of India he had been informed by the Indian government that it...Read More »

Trenton, NJ - Christie Ends Term Unpopular, But With Legs Left Unbroken

January 17, 2018 02:29 PM

Trenton, NJ - Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn't break a...Read More »

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San Francisco - Apple To Pay $38 Billion In U.S. Taxes On Foreign Cash, Open New Campus

January 17, 2018 01:57 PM

San Francisco - Apple Inc will make about $38 billion in U.S. tax payments on its $252.3 billion in overseas cash in accordance with the tax law...Read More »

Brussels - Belgium Counters US With $23 Million For UN Palestinian Fund

January 17, 2018 01:25 PM

Brussels - Belgium has stepped in to help out the U.N. Agency assisting Palestinian refugees with an immediate disbursement of $23 million after the...Read More »

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New York - Officers Help Deliver Baby In Heavy New York City Traffic

January 17, 2018 01:04 PM

New York - Two New York Police Department traffic officers helped deliver a baby after being flagged down by the baby's father. Authorities say officers Tiffany Phillips and Carlos Guadalupe were directing traffic in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood when they were...Read More »

Detroit - Meteor Credited For Bright Light, Noise Rattling Michigan

January 17, 2018 12:32 PM

Detroit - Experts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor. The American Meteor Society says it...Read More »

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Santa Ana, CA - Suspect Charged With Murder In Jewish College Student's Killing

January 17, 2018 12:17 PM

Santa Ana, CA - A former high school classmate of a University of Pennsylvania student found stabbed and buried in a California park was charged...Read More »

New York - Walmart Offers Way To Turn Leftover Opioids Into Useless Gel

January 17, 2018 11:48 AM

New York - Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless...Read More »

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Washington - GOP Senator Jeff Flake Denounces Trump Attacks, Recalls Stalin Rhetoric

January 17, 2018 11:31 AM

Washington - A Republican senator is denouncing President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" to describe the news...Read More »

Washington - From His Big Appetite To His Big Button: A Year In Trump

January 17, 2018 11:07 AM

Washington - President Donald Trump has proven himself an unconventional leader time and time again in his first year in office. Here are some of the...Read More »

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New York - Strike Averted At New York's Main Fruit And Vegetable Market

January 17, 2018 10:45 AM

New York - A work stoppage at a market that supplies much of New York City's fresh fruit and vegetables was averted early on Wednesday when...Read More »

Gujarat, India - Israel's Netanyahu Says Indian Peace Hero Gandhi An Inspiration

January 17, 2018 10:27 AM

Gujarat, India -Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the home of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday, saying modern India's founding father and...Read More »

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Washington - Got Unused Vacation Days? Plan For Vacation Day Is Jan. 30

January 17, 2018 10:00 AM

Washington - Stop making excuses. Start making plans. That's the message behind the second annual National Plan for Vacation Day. It's an effort...Read More »

London - Bitcoin Slumps Below $10,000, Half Its Peak Price, As Regulatory Fears Grow

January 17, 2018 09:46 AM

London - Bitcoin skidded below $10,000 on Wednesday, halving in value from its peak price, with investors gripped by fears regulators could clamp...Read More »

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Jerusalem - IDF Court: Palestinian Who Slapped Israeli Soldier To Be Jailed Until End Of Trial

January 17, 2018 09:35 AM

Jerusalem - The Judea Military Court on Wednesday ordered Ahed Tamimi jailed until the end of her trial. The lawyer for the 16-year-old...Read More »

Ahmadabad, India - Netanyahu Says US Embassy To Move To Jerusalem This Year

January 17, 2018 09:15 AM

Ahmadabad, India - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's certain that the U.S. Embassy will be moved to Jerusalem in the coming year...Read More »

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Berlin - Clemency Plea Denied For Convicted Auschwitz Guard, 96

January 17, 2018 08:46 AM

Berlin - German authorities have rejected a former Auschwitz death camp guard's bid for clemency, removing the final barrier to him serving his sentence for accessory to murder. Lueneburg prosecutors' spokeswoman Wiebke Bethke said Wednesday her office had rejected...Read More »

Cairo - Abbas Says Trump's Policy Shift On Jerusalem Was 'Sinful'

January 17, 2018 08:15 AM

Cairo - The Palestinian president on Wednesday again blasted Donald Trump in a fiery and emotional speech, saying the U.S. leader's decision to...Read More »

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Tokyo - Japanese Public TV Says Staffer Sent Missile Alert In Error

January 17, 2018 08:02 AM

Tokyo - Japanese public broadcaster NHK said Wednesday that an erroneous alert about a North Korean missile fired at Japan was sent by a staff member...Read More »

Washington - Cognitive Test Given To Trump Is A 10-minute Routine Screening

January 17, 2018 07:30 AM

Washington - The cognitive test on which U.S. President Donald Trump received a perfect score is considered a good screening tool for mental decline...Read More »

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