Monday, October 14, 2019

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Florida Jury Finds Hit-Man Guilty In Murder Of Jewish Law Professor

TALLAHASSEE (JTA) — A Tallahassee, Florida jury has found a man guilty in the murder of Dan Markel, a Jewish law professor shot outside his home in 2014. The jury on Friday foun...

What’s Next In The Impeachment Inquiry As Congress Returns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is returning from a two-week recess on Tuesday, but some lawmakers barely left Washington. Three House committees investigating impeachment worked thr...

Report: Rivlin Unlikely To Extend Netanyahu’s Mandate To Form Coalition

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin is not expected to grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an extension to form a majority government and will likely pass on the...

Kremlin Relishes US Pullback From Syria, Turmoil In Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — From Syria to Ukraine, new fault lines and tensions are offering the Kremlin fresh opportunities to expand its clout and advance its interests. In Syria, the U.S. ...

German Synagogue Attacker Confesses To Having Anti-Semitic Motive

HALLE (JTA) — The German man suspected of killing two people near a synagogue on Yom Kippur has confessed to the attack and said that he had anti-Semitic and far-right motives, the...

Hunter Biden To Step Down From Chinese Board

NEW YORK (AP) — Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden announced on Sunday that he will step down from the board of directors o...

Tiberias Mayor Orders Garbage Collection In Chareidi Neighborhood On Shabbos

TIBERIAS (VosIzNeias) — Militantly anti-religious Tiberias mayor Ron Kobi continues his provocations against the Chareidi community despite the fact that, after failing six times t...

Trump Says He’s An ‘Island Of One’ On Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is an "island of one" for removing U.S. forces from northeastern Syria. But he remained steadfast and defended a m...

Officer Kills Woman Inside Her Texas Home After Welfare Call

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A black woman was fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside her home early Saturday after police were called to the residence for a welfare...

Typhoon Leaves 19 Dead As Japan Launches Major Rescue

TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday as the death toll from a ferocious typho...

Car Accident In Crown Heights, Injuries Reported [VIDEO]

CROWN HEIGHTS (VosIzNeias) — A car accident has been reported in Crown Heights late Saturday night. The accident happened in the area of Troy Ave and Eastern Parkway. Accordi...

Jewish Couple Hit By Car In Brooklyn On Saturday, Wife Killed

BROOKLYN (VosIzNeias) — An elderly Jewish couple was hit by a car in Brooklyn Saturday afternoon. The accident occured on East 4 Street and Church Avenue in Brooklyn. According ...

German Synagogue Attacker Reportedly Admits To Receiving Anonymous Financial Support Online

HALLE (JTA) — The German man suspected of killing two people near a synagogue this week reportedly told German investigators that he received approximately $800 from an anonymous o...

Footage Released Of Knife-Wielding Man On Yom Kippur [VIDEO]

BROOKLYN (VosIzNeias) — Footage has been released of a man who was making his way around the Marine Park neighborhood early Yom Kippur morning holding a knife. The man was walki...

2 Unprovoked Anti-Semitic Attacks In New York On Saturday

CROWN HEIGHTS (VosIzNeias) — As if New York hasn't seen enough Anti-Semitism in recent weeks, 2 unprovoked Anti-Semitic attacks occured on Saturday. In the first incident, a Jew...

3 Deaths Tied To Southern California Wildfires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people have died at the scene of Southern California wildfires this week, authorities said Saturday, as firefighters aided by diminishing winds beat back a...

1 Dead, 3 Missing After Hotel Collapse In New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A large section of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction at the edge of New Orleans' historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday morning amid dust and debris, leav...

4 Dead In Shooting At Illegal Gambling Site In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — Gunfire broke out inside an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn early Saturday, police said, leaving four people dead, three wounded, and investigators trying to piec...

‘No Human Is Limited’: Kipchoge Runs Sub-2 Hour Marathon

VIENNA (AP) — Roger Bannister, 1954. Eliud Kipchoge, 2019? Like the sub-four minute mile, running a marathon in less than two hours had seemed impossible — until Saturday. But t...

Shepard Smith Leaves Fox News Channel

NEW YORK (AP) — Shepard Smith, whose newscast on Fox News Channel seemed increasingly an outlier on a network dominated by supporters of President Trump, abruptly quit after workin...