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Congress Pressures Obama On IS After 2nd Beheading

Article by AFP, TOI Staff | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

Lawmakers say they expect president, secretary of state to present plan for ‘rolling back’ extremist jihadist group WASHINGTON – US law...

   
 

Murdered Journalist Steven Sotloff Was A Hero - And My ...

Article by Danielle Berrin | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

I paused the video in panic when I saw his face: I know that face, I thought. It’s older and rounder than I remember, sallow from fear, but I know that ...

   
 

Chicago Arab Leader in Court on Immigration Case

Article by AP | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

A Chicago-area Arab leader accused of covering up her conviction in a fatal terrorist bombing in Jerusalem when she entered the U.S. is returning to court for...

   
 

Home Depot Investigates Possible Credit Card Data Breac...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK --Home Depot is investigating a potential credit card data breach. The Atlanta home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it&#...

   
 

Florida-Bound Delta Flight Diverted Over Reclining Seat...

Article by Daniel Wallis | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport late on Monday, the third such ...

   
 

Isis Video Purports To Show Beheading Of US Journalist ...

Article by Paul Lewis | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

Site Intel group says it has seen a video of Sotloff being killed, reportedly by the same fighter who murdered James Foley The militant group Islamic State (Is...

   
 

Father and 5-Year-Old Son Injured in 'Knockout...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

About an hour ago, shortly after 10:00am, a Crown Heights father was walking his five-year-old son to his first day at school, when they were both brutally &n...

   
 

Russians Accuse of Espionage, Deport Chabad Rabbi

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

Authorities in Russia have ordered the deportation of an Israeli-born Chabad rabbi who has led his congregation in a Siberian city for 13 years. Local news or...

   
 

Woodbourne's 'Klal Yisroel Shul' Closes ...

Article by BJLife/Dov Levy | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

Woodbourne, NY–Historic Congregation Bnai Israel on Route 52 in Woodbourne closed its doors – at least officially – last Sunday, August 31st, ...

   
 

New York: Bank Didn't Lend To Blacks In Buffalo

Article by AP | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

ALBANY, N.Y.  — A bank refused to offer mortgages to African-Americans living in Buffalo, New York's attorney general said in a lawsuit th...

   
 

Ex-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street ...

Article by Catalina Camia | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

Eric Cantor’s post-congressional career will take him to the lucrative world of investment banking on Wall Street. The former House majority leader, who ...

   
 

6 Militants Reported Killed In US Somalia Strike; Al-Sh...

Article by Abdi Guled | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A member of the Somali group al-Shabab says its leader was traveling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night in a U.S. military ...

   
 

30,000 Children to Participate in Misaskim's World...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

Registration of Names of Cholim in High Gear at MisaskimPreparations are well under way for this year’s Asifas Tehilim at the huge Bobover Bais Medrash in...

   
 

Obama's Curious Rage - Calm When It Comes To Putin...

Article by Brett Stephens | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

Barack Obama "has become 'enraged' at the Israeli government, both for its actions and for its treatment of his chief diplomat, U.S. Secretary of...

   
 

Did Iran Stage 'Downing' Of Israeli Drone?

Article by Ariel Ben Solomon | Published 09/02/14 | Comments (0)

Military analyst says UAV that Tehran claims to have brought down resembles Iranian Shahed 129 drone. A military research analyst told The Jerusalem Post that ...

   
 

U.S. Carries Out Operation Against Al-Shabaab in Somali...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/01/14 | Comments (0)

Pentagon says U.S. military forces conducted an operation against the Al-Shabaab terrorist network. No further information provided. U.S. military forces cond...

   
 

Man Waves ISIS Flag as He Leads Cops on a Chase and Thr...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/01/14 | Comments (0)

Emad Karakrah also didn't have a driver's license, police said. A Chicago man who sped through South Side streets last week, led police on a chase a...

   
 

Netanyahu Canned Building Plans Under US Pressure

Article by Ari Yashar | Published 09/01/14 | Comments (0)

Officials say PM folded, reversed plans for 2,500 housing units in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria in response to teens' murder. Senior Israeli officials rep...

   
 

All 25 Aboard Rescued After US Helicopter Crashes In Gu...

Article by AP | Published 09/01/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON –  A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said. The 17 Mari...

   
 

Cuba Cracks Down On Goods In Travelers' Luggage

Article by Michael Weissenstein, AP | Published 09/01/14 | Comments (0)

HAVANA  — Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complain...

   
 

Analysis: The Root Causes And Dire Consequences Of US-I...

Article by Haviv Rettig Gur | Published 09/01/14 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem and Washington blindsided each other during the Gaza war, and their dysfunctional ties now threaten Israel’s sought-after diplomatic and psych...

   
 

Military Expert: Hamas was Defeated and Can't be T...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/01/14 | Comments (0)

In an interview on Israel’s Channel One television news (embedded below) the former commander of British forces in Afghanistan said that Hamas was defeate...

   
 

PM Netanyahu Meets with US Rep. Dana Rohrabacher and US...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 09/01/14 | Comments (0)

 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Monday, 1 September 2014), met with US Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and US Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY) and told...

   
 

This Weekend's a Killer: Buckle Up

Article by Lanning Taliaferro | Published 09/01/14 | Comments (0)

Car accidents will kill 395 people over the 2014 Labor Day weekend, according to National Safety Council. The National Safety Council estimates 395 people wil...

   
 

State Dept Pressuring Israel to Return to Peace Talks

Article by Rachel Levy | Published 09/01/14 | Comments (0)

Israel hasn't even caught its breath from a summer of Arab violence, and the US is pushing for new talks with the PA. U.S. Secretary of State of John Kerr...

   
 

Indirect Cairo Talks To Resume This Week

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/01/14 | Comments (0)

Indirect negotiations between Israel, Hamas and other Palestinian organizations were set to resume in Cairo this week, the London-based Arabic newspaper Asha...

   
 

United Airlines Sent This Amazing Letter To All Of Its ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

Kids of Courage trip is unlike any other charter For dozens of chronically sick or disabled young people, our EWR-SAN (San Diego) Kids of Courage charter flig...

   
 

Why Jews Are Worried

Article by Deborah E. Lipstadt | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

Deborah E. Lipstadt on the Rising Anti-Semitism in Europe ATLANTA — An old Jewish joke goes like this: “What’s the definition of a Jewish tel...

   
 

Rep. Mike Rogers: Hundreds of US foreign fighters in Sy...

Article by Andrea Shalal, Reuters | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

Hundreds of U.S., British and Canadian citizens who have trained with Islamic State fighters trying to carve out their own state in Iraq and Syria pose a &ldq...

   
 

'Anything That Happens To The Jews They Will Exagg...

Article by Lazar Berman | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

What do average Palestinians think about the Holocaust, if they know about it at all? Amateur Israeli filmmaker Corey Gil-Shuster, who moved to Israel fr...

   
 

Iran President Rouhani Hits Out At US Sanctions

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticised the US for new sanctions, saying they are "not compatible" with the spirit of current negotiations. Speaking ...

   
 

Islamic Militia Group Says It Has 'Secured' U...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

An Islamic militant group said Sunday it has “secured” a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya’s capital city of Tripoli. American personnel evacuat...

   
 

Kerry: 'The Cancer Of ISIS Will Not Be Allowed To ...

Article by Ed Payne | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

ISIS is a cancer that must be stamped out, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry wrote Saturday in an opinion piece for The New York Times. Kerry called the Isla...

   
 

Warren, In Rare Israel Foray, Defends Iron Dome Funding...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) vigorously defended her vote for increased funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile-interception system...

   
 

Pew Poll: More U.S. Sympathy For Israel Than Palestinia...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

More Americans express sympathy for Israel than for the Palestinians, according to a new survey. A poll released by the Pew Research Center for People &am...

   
 

Henry Waxman's Retirement Ends Era In L.A. Jewish ...

Article by Anthony Weiss | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

LOS ANGELES  — When Rep. Henry Waxman, who will turn 75 in September, retires at the end of this year after 46 years in elected office, it wil...

   
 

With Gaza War, Movement to Boycott Israel Gains Momentu...

Article by Steven Erlanger | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

LONDON — A branch of Sainsbury’s grocery store removed kosher products from its shelves, it said, to prevent anti-Israel demonstrations. The Tri...

   
 

In Texas, Cruz Sounds Like He's Running In 2016

Article by Will Weissert, AP | Published 08/31/14 | Comments (0)

DALLAS   -- Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gathering o...

   
 

Saudi King Warns Mideast Jihadists Will Soon Target Wes...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/30/14 | Comments (0)

King Abdullah says 'terrorism knows no border' and would reach Europe, America in months if they are not stopped. King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has ...

   
 

Israelis in America

Article by Anne Hiatt | Published 08/30/14 | Comments (0)

With passing of time, a question of identity Israelis living in the US consider themselves more American the longer they live there; More than half of Israel...

   
 

5 US Airstrikes Target Islamic State Fighters

Article by AP | Published 08/30/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON  — The U.S. military says fighter aircraft and unmanned drones have struck Islamic State militants near Iraq’s Mosul Dam. In a st...

   
 

Police Officer Resigns, Another Is Fired After Ferguson...

Article by Brenda O'Brien | Published 08/30/14 | Comments (0)

A police officer has resigned after pointing a rifle at protesters during racially charged demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, and another has been fire...

   
 

Secret Service Takes Suspect Into Custody After Possibl...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/30/14 | Comments (0)

The suspect was driving a car with Connecticut plates Hamden, Connecticut, police say that a vehicle believed to be driven by a suspicious person who may have...

   
 

White House Scrambles to Defend 'No Strategy'...

Article by Tova Dvorin | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

White House spokesman claims key word of 'yet' was missing in Obama's ambivalent remarks on Syria plans, as criticism grows. Washington rushed t...

   
 

'Ice Bucket Challenge' Passes $100 Million Ma...

Article by AFP | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

Washington:  The "Ice Bucket Challenge" viral craze has raised more than $100 million after sweeping the globe since its launch last month, organizers sa...

   
 

Wall Street Ends the Month on a High Note

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

The Standard & Poor's 500 is ending the week at a record high after a day of quiet trading. Chip maker Avago Technologies jumped nearly 8 percent af...

   
 

Bill Would End Outrageous Loophole Allowing ISIL Fighte...

Article by Adam Kredo | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

Americans who have travelled to foreign countries to train and fight with terror groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS or ISIL) are no...

   
 

Pentagon: Iraq Operations Cost $560 Million So Far

Article by Robert Burns, AP | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military operations in Iraq, including airstrikes and surveillance flights, have cost about $560 million since mid-June, the Pent...

   
 

OP-ED: National School Choice Litigation Week?

Article by Rabbi A. D. Motzen, Agudath Is... | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

What color scarf does one wear during National School Litigation Week? No, that's not an official date on the calendar, but it sure seemed like that this w...

   
 

Aharon Sofer Z"l: A Word Of Thanks, Inspiration, A...

Article by Rabbi Avi Schnall , Agudath Is... | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

On behalf of Agudath Israel of America, we wish to thank the many local, state, and federal officials who publicly spoke out this week during the search for the...

   
 

Kidneys, Cash and Caring

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

Over recent years, “Israelis have played a disproportionate role” in organ trafficking, The New York Times reported recently in a lengthy front-page...

   
 

Jewish Community, Lev Tahor Members 'Forced Out�...

Article by AFP | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

San Juan La Laguna - A community of 230 Orthodox Jews from several countries Thursday began leaving the Guatemalan Indian village where they have lived for si...

   
 

US Reportedly Pushing Gaza Demilitarization At UN

Article by Adiv Sterman | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

Proposal calls for destruction of tunnels between Strip and Israel; will be presented to Security Council after Cairo next month The US government is report...

   
 

US Missiles To Be Released 'Soon' ' What...

Article by Rebecca Shimoni Stoil | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

Delay in arms shipment to Israel may –- or may not –- end in coming days, but Obama administration will continue increased scrutiny WASHINGTON &...

   
 

Captives Held By Islamic State Were Waterboarded

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

At least four hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State, including an American journalist who was recently executed by the group, were waterboarded in the e...

   
 

Take The Stress Out Of Returning To School

Article by Akiva Meir Hersh of Chai Life ... | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

Sending your kids back to school creates a flurry of activity for you and your family. It is time to buy supplies, try on clothes, meet the teachers, work out t...

   
 

In The Aftermath Of Tragic Loss of Aaron Sofer, z'...

Article by Rabbi Dr. Dovid Fox - Director... | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

The Jewish nation mourns the death of one of our fine young men, a Torah student and friend, a son, brother and loved member of the Lakewood community. So ma...

   
 

Agudath Israel: Florida Lawsuit Jeopardizes Education o...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

Agudath Israel of America expressed its profound disappointment at the decision of the Florida Education Association and others to challenge the state's Co...

   
 

Wall Street Skids Despite Upbeat Economic News

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/29/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks ended the day in the red on Thursday, despite positive economic news. The Dow slipped 40 points, the S&P 500 dropped three points and the Nasd...

   
 

Kosher California Chef Set To Sizzle On Reality Show (V...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

New York - The chef of a kosher Mexican restaurant in California is one of sixteen professionals chosen to compete in an award-winning cooking competition to ...

   
 

Al Qaeda Magazine Hints Of Looming Attack; Urges Bombin...

Article by Lisa Daftari | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

A new English-language Al Qaeda magazine features a how-to article on making car bombs and suggests terror targets in the United States, including casinos in ...

   
 

Killer Robots A Small Step Away And Must Be Outlawed, S...

Article by Ben Farmer | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

Killer robots programmed to open fire without human control are just a “small step” from the battlefield and military powers should agree to ou...

   
 

Zara Withdraws T-Shirts After Accusations Online of Ant...

Article by Danny Hakim | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

LONDON — The Zara T-shirt called the “Sheriff” went on sale online at 2 a.m., London time, on Wednesday. Within a few hours, it had sparked ...

   
 

Watch: The Maccabeats - Home (Medley) - Israel (Video)

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

The Maccabeats - Home (Medley) - Israel Music video for our mashup of songs about home. Can you name all twelve original songs?  Filmed in Jerusalem a...

   
 

U.S. Judge Signals He May Order More Abu Ghraib Photos...

Article by Joseph Ax | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

A federal judge signaled on Wednesday he may order the U.S. government to release as many as 2,000 photographs depicting the alleged harsh treatment of de...

   
 

Sister Of Accused Boston Marathon Bombers Arrested Afte...

Article by Victoria Cavaliere, Reuters | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The sister of the accused Boston Marathon bombers was arrested in New York City for threatening a woman over the phon...

   
 

Romney For US President In 2016? Iowa Poll Puts Him On ...

Article by AFP | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

Washington  - Americans may not be through with Mitt Romney after all. The two-time Republican presidential candidate has repeatedly stressed over the ...

   
 

In Wake of Ferguson, Police Try to Build Trust

Article by Nomaan Merhcant, Jim Slater, A... | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust &...

   
 

Terror Financing Trial Underway in Brooklyn

Article by Rachel Delia Benaim | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

This week, after a decade of legal tango, the Jordanian-based Arab Bank found itself on trial in Brooklyn over allegations it funded Hamas’ terror acti...

   
 

Watch: Police Release Video of Aaron Sofer Getting onto...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

Police Release Video of Aaron Sofer Getting onto Train Prior to his Disappearance ...

   
 

Traders Take a Breather

Article by AP | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

Stocks are drifting mostly higher as a main U.S. index sets a record for a third day in a row. The Standard & Poor's 500 eked out a gain of one-tent...

   
 

Shidduchim - The View From the Other Side

Article by Harry Maryles | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

A powerful and brave look from the other side of the shidduch equation. I received an e-mail from young man who asked to be identified only by his initials, J...

   
 

Holocaust Museum Connects Long-Lost Relatives (Video)

Article by Isabel Fattal | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

Flooded by information requests, D.C. museum researchers scour the archives As a child, Beth Rosen heard stories of her father’s first cousin Ma...

   
 

Massive Search

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

Since Friday, police, Ichud Hatzala and Zaka, along with hundreds of volunteers, have been searching the Yerushalayim Forest and the surrounding neighborhoods...

   
 

URGENT: Missing American Bachur Aharon Sofer's Fam...

Article by Faiga Miriam Sofer-Weisbord / ... | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 27 - Please pass this on to as many people as possible.   Aharon Sofer is our first cousin, he was last seen on Friday in the Jer...

   
 

Donation Page Launched to Fund Continued Aaron Sofer Se...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

A web page was set up this morning to help cover costs for the continued search of missing Lakewood bachur Aaron Sofer, who disappeared while on a hike in the...

   
 

Aharon Sofer Is Missing; Where Is Everyone?

Article by Laura Ben-David | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

It’s 2014…social media is generating information at warp speed. We are capable of getting the word out so fast that news is often widely reporte...

   
 

Zara Offers Striped Star Of David Shirt

Article by Amanda Borschel-Dan | Published 08/27/14 | Comments (0)

The Spanish low fashion chain’s new ‘sheriff’ shirt has distinct Holocaust echoes For only NIS 80, your little tyke can have that fashion fo...

   
 

US Ship Fires Warning Shot In Encounter With Iranian Bo...

Article by AFP | Published 08/26/14 | Comments (0)

A US Coast Guard vessel had a tense encounter with an Iranian fishing boat in the Gulf on Tuesday and fired a warning shot, the Pentagon said. The Coast Guar...

   
 

Rabbi Daniel Lerner of Pikesville Jewish Congregation A...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/26/14 | Comments (0)

A group of rabbis who lead Orthodox Union-affiliated shuls around the United States are participating in a Rabbinic Leadership Solidarity Mission to Israel th...

   
 

Missing Yeshiva Bachur's Parents Plead for Public&...

Article by Hana Levi Julian | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

Israeli and US security teams are on the case, and so are American lawmakers. Thousands are searching the Jerusalem Forest for Aharon Sofer. “I’m...

   
 

CNN Broadcasts Alleged Audio Of Black US Teen's Sh...

Article by AFP | Published 08/26/14 | Comments (0)

Ferguson, MO - A previously undisclosed sound recording captured the shooting of Michael Brown by a white police officer, CNN reported Tuesday, as it broadcas...

   
 

S&P 500 Closes Above 2,000 for First Time

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/26/14 | Comments (0)

Developing: The S&P 500 logged its first-ever close above 2,000 points on Tuesday afternoon, a day after finishing just short of the milestone, as other m...

   
 

Lakewood Jewish Community Holds Press Conference To Hig...

Article by AP | Published 08/28/14 | Comments (0)

Lakewood, NJ - U.S. Rep. Chris Smith and other New Jersey politicians attended a news conference Tuesday to draw attention to the missing student who disappea...

   
 

Watch: Kiryas Joel Fire Destroys House (Video)

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/26/14 | Comments (0)

A three alarm fire on 85 Seven Springs Road in Monroe, NY destroyed a Jewish home on Aug. 26, 2014. no one was injured. dfgdfg...

   
 

HP Recalls Laptop Power Cord

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/26/14 | Comments (0)

Some power cords for HP and Compaq and mini notebook computers sold from September 2010 through June 2012 may be part of voluntary recall and replacement pr...

   
 

Against Open Orthodoxy

Article by Rabbi Barry Freundel | Published 08/26/14 | Comments (0)

Being both “open” and Orthodox sounds to me like an excuse for anything goes. Many thanks to Jack Wertheimer for his thorough analysis of modern ...

   
 

New York Jewish Couple Assaulted by Gang Waving PLO Fla...

Article by Ari Soffer | Published 08/26/14 | Comments (0)

A Jewish couple in New York were physically assaulted Monday by an anti-Semitic gang, who then fled the scene in cars flying the Palestinian Authority flag, a...

   
 

No Reply from America?

Article by William Kristol | Published 08/25/14 | Comments (0)

On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens o...

   
 

Syria Warns Against U.S. Strikes On Islamic State On It...

Article by Liz Sly | Published 08/25/14 | Comments (0)

BEIRUT — Syria warned the Obama administration Monday not to extend its air war against the Islamic State into Syria, as the militants celebrated another ...

   
 

Letter From An IDF Soldier In Gaza

Article by Jonathan | Published 08/25/14 | Comments (0)

‘None of us wanted war, but when Israel was under attack we were proud to be able to defend the country we love’ The following is a letter writt...

   
 

Cops Called After Fliers Fight Over Seat Recline

Article by Scott Mayerowitz | Published 08/25/14 | Comments (0)

Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches. Wh...

   
 

Expert Calls for Nuke Plant Closure

Article by Michael R. Blood | Published 08/25/14 | Comments (0)

A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility...

   
 

U.S. Military Preps For Surveillance Flights Over Syria...

Article by Adam Entous | Published 08/25/14 | Comments (0)

The Pentagon is preparing to send surveillance aircraft, including drones, into Syrian airspace to gather intelligence on Islamist targets, laying the groundw...

   
 

Dempsey: We Will Act If Islamic Group Threatens U.S.

Article by Lolita C. Baldor | Published 08/25/14 | Comments (0)

(ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT) — Gen. Martin Dempsey said Sunday that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threa...

   
 

A Look at Earthquake's Impact on California Region

Article by AP | Published 08/25/14 | Comments (0)

A strong earthquake rattled a swath of Northern California's wine country in the early hours of Sunday morning, unleashing most of its damage on the city...

   
 

Stocks Close in the Green

Article by AP | Published 08/25/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK -- The stock market hit another milestone as the Standard & Poor's 500 index briefly traded above 2,000 points for the first time. The S&...

   
 

Israel's Supporters Must Stop Using These 13 Phras...

Article by Leee S. Bender and Jerome R. V... | Published 08/25/14 | Comments (0)

Mainstream Western media coverage of Israel is laced with expressions intentionally crafted to delegitimize the Jewish State. The good news is that these term...

   
 

Jimmy Carter To Be Keynote Speaker At Muslim Convention...

Article by TK Barger | Published 08/25/14 | Comments (0)

The Islamic Society of North America or ISNA, the nation's largest Muslim group, will hold its 51st annual convention in Detroit's Cobo Center Fri...