NY Legislators Call For Oversight Of Prosecutors

Some New York legislators are calling for a new state commission to receive and investigate complaints against prosecutors, similar to the panel that oversees...

‘Community First’ Lauds Senator Storobin’s Determination For A Fair Election

The following is a press release from a group calling themselves “Community First”: ‘Community First’ a group of active voters in the district would like...

World’s First Commercial Spacecraft Completes Manned Flight

A pair of pilots flew the world's first manned commercial spacecraft over California's Mojave Desert on Sunday, though they were the only ones aboard. The...

Percentage Of U.S. Family Income Spent On Gas Highest In 30 Years

It’s been 30 years since gasoline took such a big bite out of the family budget. AT the end of 2011, the typical American household...

Dem Compares Ryan Remarks to Nazi Tactics

The chairman of the California Democratic Party offered a qualified apology after comparing Republican tactics -- and specifically Paul Ryan's convention remarks -- to...

Lawsuit: Muslim Man Claims He Was Fired For Refusing to Haul Beer

Philadelphia, PA - A Muslim man claims he was fired by a trucking company after refusing to transport a load of alcohol, according to...

PM Netanyahu Holds Assessment of the Situation Regarding the Weather

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday afternoon 27 Teves 5773 at the Israel Police national traffic control center in Beit Dagan, held an assessment...

Airfares Continue To Rise, Up 12 Percent Since ’09

The price to board an airliner in the United States has risen for the fourth straight year, making it increasingly expensive to fly almost...

State Dept: Posts In 19 Countries To Remain Closed

Amid online "chatter" about terror threats, U.S. diplomatic posts in 19 cities in the Muslim world will be closed at least through the end...

Storm’s Cost may Hit $50B; Rebuilding To Ease Blow

Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to...

MK Maklev’s Efforts Halts Planting of Expanded Highway 1

Yahadut Hatorah MK Uri Maklev sent a letter to the Ministry of Transportation regarding ongoing construction to improve Highway 1. Maklev visited the construction...

NYC Expands Community Outreach To Curb Recent Spike In Shootings

New York City is expanding a community outreach program in an effort to curb a recent spike in shootings. The number of shootings citywide is...

Satellite Photos Show Islamic State Installing Hundreds Of Makeshift Oil Refineries

With its refineries mostly destroyed and its tanker fleet under constant attack, the Islamic State is increasingly turning to low-tech alternatives for processing oil,...

Gov’t: Airlines Should Disclose Bag, Seat Fees

Going to bat for confused passengers, the government is proposing that airlines be required to disclose fees for basic items like checked bags, assigned...

Major Winter Storm in Eretz Yisrael Later in the Week

While winter got off to a late start in Israel, significant rainfall was recorded in a number of areas since last Thursday, 2 Teves...

Second Anti-Semitic Attack in Yerushalayim this Week

A 12-year-old chareidi youth became this week’s second victim of an anti-Semitic attack in Jerusalem. Unlike the first attack in which Nachum Weissfish was assaulted...

Justice Department Preparing To Sue Citigroup

The Justice Department is finalizing a lawsuit against Citigroup over the bank's sale of residential mortgage-backed securities after negotiations to resolve the matter broke...

YWN 2012 ELECTION COVERAGE: Previewing The Iowa Caucuses – Exclusive Analysis & Predictions

By: Yechezkel Gordon WHAT: The Iowa Caucuses WHEN: January 3, 2012 ANALYSIS: After months of debating and campaigning, the first in the nation caucuses will officially usher...

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