Villeurbanne, France: Man Leaving Synagogue Shot With Pellet Gun In Anti-Semitic Act

A 21-year-old man was seriously wounded in an anti-Semitic attack by two youths, after returning home from a Torah course in a synagogue in...

Mubarak Speaks For First Time Since Ousted From Power; Denies Abuse Of Power‎

Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian president, says that he will cooperate with the country's general prosecutor during a corruption investigation, and defended himself against...

NYC: Five-Day ‘Dirty Bomb’ Exercise Ends

The five-day New York City police-led ``dirty bomb'' training drill has come to an end. More than 100 police and other first responder agencies in...

Santa Monica Chabad Shul Explosion Caused By Unusual Type Of Device

First it was believed to be a bomb, then it was dismissed as a freak industrial accident, and now authorities are again saying that...

NYC Council Criticizes Bloomberg’s Budget Proposal

The New York City Council officially responded Friday to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s preliminary budget proposal, telling the mayor it would be imprudent to slash...

VIDEO: Reporter Enterins Fukushima’s Radiation Zone

An intrepid Japanese journalist has driven into the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone to film these extraordinary pictures. He made it right up to the...

Officials: Serious Lapses In Security On JFK Airport Shuttle

A number of security lapses in an airport shuttle system in New York is raising concerns among some Port Authority officers and state senators. "Among...

Petira Of R’ Dovid Levin Z”L – One Of First Members Of Lakewood Hatzolah

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petirah of R’ Dovid Levin Z’L, a veteran member of Lakewood Hatzolah, who was Niftar this morning...

Shutdown Averted: After Historic Deal, Battles Loom Over Debt Ceiling, 2012 Budget

With a last-minute budget deal, Congress averted a federal government shutdown Friday night. But the epic clash between Democrats and Republicans was just the...

Manhattan: Homeland Security Meeting Turns Fiery

A Manhattan hearing on homeland security exploded yesterday after an Arab-American activist testified that she was taught as a youngster to "hate Jews" and...

IDF Vows To Keep Up Air Strikes As 120 Rockets Hit South

Over the past 48 hours, in response to the incident in which a children’s bus was hit with an anti-tank missile near Sa’ad on...

FBI: Suspect In Santa Monica Chabad Shul Explosion Linked To Bomb Evidence

The FBI said evidence found near the scene of an explosion Thursday next to a Santa Monica synagogue was linked to an "extremely dangerous"...

Budget Deal Guarantees Senate Vote On Repeal Of ObamaCare

When the GOP-led House voted in January to repeal President Obama's health care law, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he wouldn't even take...

48-Foot Wave Hit Japan Nuke Plant

A brief video clip released Saturday captures the massive tsunami that crippled Japan's Fukushima Daiichi power plant, showing the wall of water that slammed...

Dutch Parliament Likely To Ban Shechita Next Week

Despite protests from Jewish groups and an appeal to Liberal Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Holland is set to ban shechita, following the Socialist party’s...

Bloodbath In Syria: Dozens Of Protesters Killed By Security Forces

At least 27 people are dead after Syrian security forces opened fire on tens of thousands of protesters across several cities Friday, according to...

Bipartisan Senate Resolution Introduced Calling On U.N. To Retract Flawed Goldstone Report

Washington, DC - After Judge Richard Goldstone’s retracted key conclusions of his flawed anti-Israel report, U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and James Risch (R-ID)...

NYC Dirty Bomb Drill Enters Fourth Day

The NYPD's multi-agency training exercise that simulates a dirty bomb attack on New York City is entering its fourth day Friday. On Thursday, police, FDNY...

Madoff Claims Senior J.P. Morgan Execs Knew Of $65B Ponzi Scheme

Imprisoned US Ponzi scheme fraudster Bernard Madoff alleged that some senior executives at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. "knew what was going on" and...

NYPD Detective From Williamsburg’s 90 Pct Arrested For DWI

An NYPD Detective was arrested for drunk driving late Thursday night after he flipped his car on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, cops said. Det. Thomas Handley...

Iron Dome Intercepts Three More Rockets Fired From Gaza; IAF Bombing Continues

Four additional rockets were fired at Ashkelon Friday and three were intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system, the IDF announced, adding that it...

Yad Vashem Puts Eichmann YM’S Trial On YouTube

Israel’s Yad Vashem museum on Friday said it had uploaded footage of the entire trial of Holocaust architect Adolf Eichmann YM"S to YouTube to...

Ever-Growing Image Of A Stumbling Third Term For Bloomberg

In selecting Cathleen P. Black as schools chancellor, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg was, in many ways, playing to type: a man famous for ignoring...

Mass BlackBerry Confusion In Looming Government Shutdown

What happens when you apply an 1884 law to BlackBerries? Mass confusion. The Antideficiency Act, passed by Congress during Chester Arthur's administration, prevents non-essential federal...

NYC Wants Immediate 7.5 Percent Water Rate Hike

New York, NY - The city’s Department of Environmental Protection commissioner will propose a 7.5 % increase in the water rate, which will continue...

Details Released Of Terrorist Plot To Kidnap Israeli, Thwarted By IDF & ISA

The Israel Security Agency (ISA) and the IDF arrested members of a terrorist cell in Ramallah in the first weeks of January, 2011. The...

Latest WikiLeaks Cables Reveal Israel’s Fears & Alliances

Mohammed Tantawi, the head of Egypt's ruling generals, was an obstacle to Israeli efforts to stop arms smuggling within the Gaza strip, according to...

Condition Of Boy Hurt In School Bus Attack Remains Critical

The condition of the 16-year-old critically injured in the anti-tank missile attack on a school bus in the Negev on Thursday remains unchanged, Dr....

NYS Troopers To Watch For Motorists Using Cell Phones On NY Thruway

New York State troopers will once again be on the lookout for cell phone users behind the wheel. The crackdown starts on Monday and runs...

Can’t Drive 80? Texas May Up Its Limit To 85

In Texas, it seems 80 mph just isn't fast enough. A bill passed in the state House of Representatives would raise the speed limit to...

Q & A: What Could Happen During A Government Shutdown

A partial shutdown of the federal government could begin Saturday morning and would affect some people, programs and services more than others. Here's a...

Judge Noach Dear: Dispensing Rapid-Fire Justice From The Bench

Brooklyn Civil Court is a crowded place, but one judge handles the litigation backlog by forging compromise between debtors and banks. At a recent Tuesday...

U.S. To Use Twitter, Facebook For Terror Alerts

The Obama administration is replacing the five-color terror-alert system with two warning levels and plans to sometimes use Facebook and Twitter, the Associated Press...

Man Accused Of Shoving NYPD Officer To His Death Pleads Not Guilty

An ex-con accused of shoving a New York City police officer to his death during a domestic violence call in Boerum Hill  last month...

New York Government To Revamp Parking Placards System

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office Thursday announced it is revamping how state-issued parking placards are handed out. The state Inspector General’s Office launched its own investigation. As...

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