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Clinton: I Didn't 'Stop and Think' About Email System

Clinton: I Didn't 'Stop and Think' About Email System
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday her use of a private email system at the State Department wasn't the "best choice" and acknowledged she didn't "stop and think" about her email set-up when she became President Barack Obama's secretary of state in 2009. The Democratic presidential front-runner said in an interview with NBC News that she was immediately confronted by a number of global hotspots after joining the new Obama administration as its top diplomat and didn't think much about her email after arriving at her new job. "You know, I ...

Top Ranking [Jewish] Democrat On Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Ben Cardin, To Oppose Iran Nuke Deal (1 opinions)

Top Ranking [Jewish] Democrat On Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Ben Cardin, To Oppose Iran Nuke DealMaryland Sen. Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, has announced he opposes the nuclear deal with Iran. The announcement is a blow to the White House and will make it harder for the administration to block a vote on a disapproval resolution in the Senate. In an opinion piece in the Washington Post Cardin says, "This is a close call, but after a lengthy ...    Full Story »

Just a Few Days Left to Enter Tesla Raffle - Drawing Happening Monday

Top Ranking [Jewish] Democrat On Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Ben Cardin, To Oppose Iran Nuke DealWe all live on different budgets, and for most of us, a Tesla vehicle is a luxury that hasn’t even made it close to our wish lists. But for some among us, the same can be said about new clothing or shoes. Or chicken for Shabbos. Or even paying the gas bill. The creative fundraisers at The Chicago Chesed Fund have ...    Full Story »

Sky News Reports On How Palestinian Man Saved Lives Of 5 American Yeshiva Bochrim From Near Lynching In Hebron (9 opinions)

Sky News Reports On How Palestinian Man Saved Lives Of 5 American Yeshiva Bochrim From Near Lynching In Hebron[MULTIPLE VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] The following is via Sky News: Five American students who took a wrong turn near the West Bank city of Hebron had to picked up by the Israeli military after their car was firebombed. The ultra-Orthodox seminary students were on their ...    Full Story »

Senator Bennet Adds Support For Iran Nuclear Deal

Senator Bennet Adds Support For Iran Nuclear DealDemocratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado is backing the nuclear deal with Iran, another boost for the White House as it aims to bottle up a disapproval resolution in the Senate. Bennet tells The Denver Post the agreement is flawed but represents an important step toward the objectives of preventing Iran from attaining a nuclear weapon and avoiding war in the Middle ...    Full Story »

Hikind Praises Heroism Of Chassidic Pilot Of Crashed Auxiliary Coast Guard Plane; Assisted Rosenberg Getting Into Coast Guard; Was Not Permitted To Wear Yarmulka (1 opinions)

Hikind Praises Heroism Of Chassidic Pilot Of Crashed Auxiliary Coast Guard Plane; Assisted Rosenberg Getting Into Coast Guard; Was Not Permitted To Wear YarmulkaAssemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) lauded the pilot of an Auxiliary Coast Guard Plane that crashed in New Jersey last night as was reported by YWN. The pilot, Jack Rosenberg, averted a ...    Full Story »

Trump Says He Would Improve Iran Deal, Not Repudiate It

Trump Says He Would Improve Iran Deal, Not Repudiate ItRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump says it would make no sense to "repudiate" the nuclear arms deal with Iran. Speaking about the agreement to rein in Tehran's nuclear program, the billionaire real estate mogul calls it "a horrible contract" and says he'd work to improve it if elected. Trump tells MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program he feels qualified because "I do like to ...    Full Story »

NYPD: Suspect Shot And Wounded By Officer In Brooklyn

NYPD: Suspect Shot And Wounded By Officer In BrooklynPolice say a suspect has been shot and wounded by an officer in Brooklyn. The shooting happened at around 1 a.m. Friday on Madison Street in the Bushwick section. The suspect suffered a wound to his leg and police say a gun was recovered. Police in an unmarked vehicle responded after receiving a call of a 52-year-old man shot in the arm at that location. They encountered the ...    Full Story »

Kiryas Joel Annexation Vote Set (1 opinions)

Kiryas Joel Annexation Vote SetA date has been set for the vote on the two greatly debated and highly controversial Kiryas Joel annexation proposals in the town of Monroe. Town of Monroe Supervisor Harley Doles tells Time Warner Cable News the Town Board will vote at 7 p.m.Tuesday night at the Banquet Hall in Kiryas Joel. The change in time from noon on that day, comes after many demanded that the vote happen ...    Full Story »

Biden Says He's Not Sure If He Will Seek Presidency (5 opinions)

Biden Says He's Not Sure If He Will Seek PresidencyVice President Joe Biden says he is unsure if he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, saying his decision will hinge on whether he and his family have the "emotional energy to run." "Unless I can go to my party and the American people and say that I am able to devote my whole heart and my whole soul to this endeavor, it would not be appropriate," Biden said Thursday, ...    Full Story »

Cuomo Tells New Troopers To Expect More Emergency Responses

Cuomo Tells New Troopers To Expect More Emergency ResponsesGov. Andrew Cuomo says the job of state troopers over the next 20 years will include more emergency responses to major storms, cybersecurity threats, evolving terrorism, emerging diseases and other public safety threats. In an address to 199 graduates of the State Police Academy, families and other troopers, Cuomo says it will be a different job than just enforcing New York's ...    Full Story »

New Federal Requirements On Cellphone Surveillance

New Federal Requirements On Cellphone SurveillanceFederal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday. The policy represents the first effort to create a uniform legal standard for federal authorities using equipment known as cell-site simulators, which tracks cellphones used by ...    Full Story »

2 Men Claiming to Have Found Nazi Gold Train Go on Polish TV

2 Men Claiming to Have Found Nazi Gold Train Go on Polish TVTwo men appeared Friday on Polish TV saying they are the finders of a Nazi train said to be laden with gold — a claim that came as the Polish military inspected the alleged site in southwest Poland. Identifying themselves as Andreas Richter and Piotr Koper, the men appeared on TVP.INFO. Contacted by The Associated Press by phone, Richter confirmed he had found the ...    Full Story »

Bush: Trump 'Too Pessimistic,' Will Lead GOP To Defeat (3 opinions)

Bush: Trump 'Too Pessimistic,' Will Lead GOP To DefeatRepublican presidential contender Jeb Bush says rival Donald Trump is "too pessimistic" to lead the country and that Republicans will lose the 2016 election if they make the billionaire their candidate for the White House. Campaigning in New Hampshire on Thursday, Bush acknowledged that Trump has tapped into anger among voters, especially Republicans. "I'm frustrated," Bush told more ...    Full Story »

NYS Ed Dept Begins Distribution of $250 Million Reimbursement to Nonpublic Schools (4 opinions)

NYS Ed Dept Begins Distribution of $250 Million Reimbursement to Nonpublic SchoolsEarlier this summer, the New York State Education Department announced that over the next two years it would be distributing $250 million in mandated services/CAP reimbursement to nonpublic schools across the state with $125 million to be paid out in each of the two years. The payment process for reimbursable costs incurred by the nonpublic schools during the 2006-07 through 2009-10 ...    Full Story »

Clinton Camp Urged Ex-State Dept. Employee To Testify

Clinton Camp Urged Ex-State Dept. Employee To TestifyAides to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton urged a former State Department employee who helped set up her private email server to appear before a House investigative panel, but the former staffer has said he will assert his constitutional right not to testify. Clinton, the Democratic front-runner for the 2016 nomination, has been dogged by criticism about her use of a ...    Full Story »

A Look at Where Senate Democrats Stand on the Iran Deal (2 opinions)

A Look at Where Senate Democrats Stand on the Iran DealCongress will vote this month on a resolution to disapprove of the White House-backed nuclear deal struck with Iran by the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. The deal aims to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for hundreds of billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. Republicans who control both chambers of Congress are unanimously opposed to ...    Full Story »

Terrorist Shot Before he Could Attack Soldiers Near Kever Rochel (7 opinions)

Terrorist Shot Before he Could Attack Soldiers Near Kever RochelA terrorist was in the process of hurling an explosive device at Israeli forces in el-Aida near Kever Rochel on Wednesday 18 Elul at about 21:00. The border police force spotted a terrorist about to throw a pipe bomb at them. The force fired at the terrorist’s lower extremities, striking him and neutralizing the threat. He was taken to nearby Kever Rochel where he was treated by ...    Full Story »

Frum Pilot On Coast Guard Auxiliary Patrol Injured After Plane Crashes In New Jersey Field (2 opinions)

Frum Pilot On Coast Guard Auxiliary Patrol Injured After Plane Crashes In New Jersey FieldA small plane on a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary patrol crash-landed in the borough late Thursday afternoon, leaving two people seriously injured, officials said. YWN has confirmed that the pilot of the plane is a longtime volunteer of Chaverim of Rockland, and a member of the Chesed Shel Emmes Organization. He is currently in surgery - and his name for Tehillim is Yaakov Yosef ben Leah ...    Full Story »

Border Police Attacked with Rocks from Above in Maale Zeitim (2 opinions)

Border Police Attacked with Rocks from Above in Maale ZeitimIt was a routine patrol for borer police in the Maale Zeitim (Ras el-Amud) neighborhood of the capital. Towards the end of the video one can see what a day in the life of these policemen includes, being targeted with large rocks from rooftops. B’chasdei Hashem there are no reports of fatalities or injuries.     Full Story »

Clinton Aides Says 2016 Bid Hurt by Email Controversy

Clinton Aides Says 2016 Bid Hurt by Email ControversyHillary Rodham Clinton plans to more fully address questions about her use of a private email server as secretary of state starting this month, part of an acknowledgment by her campaign that her presidential bid has been hurt by the heavy focus on the controversy over the summer. "We've had some headwinds particularly around the email question," said Clinton campaign chairman John ...    Full Story »

Rabbi Dovid Katz: The New Iranian Empire - Putting Obama's Deal with Iran into Historical Context (6 opinions)

Rabbi Dovid Katz: The New Iranian Empire - Putting Obama's Deal with Iran into Historical ContextCurrent events never occur in a vacuum. Most of us know this but never put in the actual effort that's required to truly understand the historical context of events surrounding us. This is especially true of what we see unfolding before our eyes between, Iran, Europe and the Obama administration. We now see an Iran that is destabilizing the Middle East through the funding of terrorist ...    Full Story »

MDA Sponsors First Aid Training for the Israeli Arab Sector

MDA Sponsors First Aid Training for the Israeli Arab Sector19The students of the Jerusalem Bilingual School on August 30th graduated a first aid course given by Magen David Adom. The students are bilingual, speaking Hebrew and Arabic and will join MDA and provide a response for emergency medical care including in eastern areas of the capital where many residents are Arab speakers. City and local officials took part in the graduation as did ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Catskills Hatzolah Holds Appreciation BBQ For Local Emergency Personnel

PHOTOS: Catskills Hatzolah Holds Appreciation BBQ For Local Emergency Personnel[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] With the summer coming to a close, and the tens of thousands of visitors back in the city, Catskills Hatzolah held an annual appreciation BBQ for local emergency personnel. Following each summer, with Catskills Hatzolah having responded to thousands of emergencies in the Catskills, Hatzolah has an annual event to show their appreciation to the local ...    Full Story »
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9/11 Recovery Workers: Congress Must Renew Health Programs

9/11 Recovery Workers: Congress Must Renew Health ProgramsDozens of 9/11 recovery workers are demanding that Congress renew programs offering money and heath care to people exposed to toxic dust after the terror attacks. The former ground zero workers and survivors were joined at the World Trade Center site on Thursday by members of New York's congressional delegation. Congress authorized billions of dollars in payments and health ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Gunfire from Gaza Enters the Living Room of a Family in Southern Israel (2 opinions)

PHOTOS: Gunfire from Gaza Enters the Living Room of a Family in Southern IsraelAt about 19:00 on Wednesday evening 18 Elul, gunfire was heard on the streets of Netiv HaAsarah, located in the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council of southern Israel. A number of bullets fired from Gaza caused damage to two home. B’chasdei Hashem there were no fatalities or injuries. Military officials report bullets from a 0.5 caliber machinegun were fired. The bullets entered the ...    Full Story »

Pondering Campaign, Biden Sticks Close To Obama

Pondering Campaign, Biden Sticks Close To ObamaExploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday offered a robust defense of a nuclear accord with Iran strongly backed by the White House in the latest sign of his work to present himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama. "I tell you, I firmly believe, and I will go into some detail here, it will make us and Israel safer, not weaker," Biden said at ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: NY Area Hospital Liaisons Gather At Achiezer Headquarters

PHOTOS: NY Area Hospital Liaisons Gather At Achiezer Headquarters[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] On Wednesday evening September 2nd, the annual gathering of hospital liaisons and representatives took place at the Achiezer offices in Long Island. More than 30 attendees from nearly every hospital in NYC, Long Island, New Jersey, Catskills, Westchester and Rockland County were present. For the past several years this fledgling group which started out ...    Full Story »

Tens of Apartments Evacuated in Bnei Brak Due to Gas Leak

Tens of Apartments Evacuated in Bnei Brak Due to Gas LeakTens of residents on Yona Street in Bnei Brak were instructed to evacuate their homes during the early evening hours of Wednesday 18 Elul due to a serious gas leak in the area. The leak was in a nearby public building. City Manager Avraham Tannenbaum reported receiving many calls from concerned residents reporting a strong odor in the area. The fire department and other agencies ...    Full Story »

Cory Booker Thrown SUpport Behind Iran Nuke Deal (4 opinions)

Cory Booker Thrown SUpport Behind Iran Nuke DealNow a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained critical backing from three more Democratic senators Thursday, boosting White House hopes of blocking a disapproval resolution in the Senate so the president wouldn't have to veto it. Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey, Mark Warner of Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota announced their support in quick succession for ...    Full Story »

Trump Signs Pledge To Back GOP's 2016 Presidential Nominee

Trump Signs Pledge To Back GOP's 2016 Presidential NomineePresidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's nominee — whoever it may be. The billionaire businessman announced his decision in a raucous news conference at Trump Tower, the gold-hued skyscraper in midtown Manhattan where he launched his surging and front-running campaign for ...    Full Story »

De Blasio Is Left Off New York Officials' Puerto Rico Trip

De Blasio Is Left Off New York Officials' Puerto Rico TripGovernor Andrew Cuomo and other New York elected officials are traveling to Puerto Rico next week. But Mayor Bill de Blasio won't be joining them. A mayoral spokesman said Thursday that de Blasio wasn't invited to join the delegation. Cuomo, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito are among those traveling Monday. They are journeying to ...    Full Story »

MK Moses Calls on Education Minister to Include 'Recognized' Chareidi Schools in Accessibility Plan

MK Moses Calls on Education Minister to Include 'Recognized' Chareidi Schools in Accessibility PlanMK Menachem Eliezer Moses, who serves as the chairman of the Yahadut Hatorah faction in Knesset, turned to Education Minister Naftali Bennett on Wednesday, 18 Elul, asking to include the many Chinuch Atzmai schools that are ‘recognized’ but not officially part of the public school system in his plan to make schools accessible to the disabled and persons with special needs. In his ...    Full Story »

New York State Police Protect Your Children's Future, Get Your Child Seat Checked

New York State Police Protect Your Children's Future, Get Your Child Seat CheckedState Police Troop F Commander Major Patrick J. Regan announced today that local troopers will be participating in the National Child Passenger Safety Week from September 13 through September 19, 2015. To make sure all parents and caregivers are properly securing their children in the correct vehicle restraints, the State Police, local law enforcement agencies, and highway safety ...    Full Story »

MK Transported to the Hospital From Knesset

MK Transported to the Hospital From KnessetThe Knesset on Wednesday 18 Elul held a special plenum session during the summer recess to pass the state budget in its first reading. MK (Joint Arab List) Ayman Udeh complained of not feeling well. He explained he was experiencing “pressure in his chest” and after being checked in the Knesset infirmary, it was decided to transport him to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. Hospital ...    Full Story »

Passenger on Board Flight from Tel Aviv to Newark Restrained (1 opinions)

Passenger on Board Flight from Tel Aviv to Newark RestrainedA passenger on board United Airlines flight UA85 from Tel Aviv to Newark Airport became unruly during the flight on Wednesday, 18 Elul. According to a report, he became “very aggressive”, which resulted in airline personnel restraining the passenger for the duration of the flight. Police were instructed to meet the plane for landing to take the passenger into custody. (YWN – ...    Full Story »

IAF Strikes Terrorists in Gaza in Response to Gaze Gunfire

IAF Strikes Terrorists in Gaza in Response to Gaze GunfireThe Israel Air Force on Wednesday night the eve of 19 Elul attacked terrorist targets in northern Gaza. IDF officials report the attack was in reprisal for gunfire into a Netiv HaAsarah home on Wednesday evening. Netiv HaAsarah is located in the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council. The IDF Spokesman reported the air force attacked Hamas following the shooting. B’chasdei Hashem there ...    Full Story »


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