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FDNY Adds 22 Names To Memorial Wall For Deaths Related To World Trade Center Illnesses

New York - The FDNY will add the names of 22 members who died of illnesses related to their work in the rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center to the FDNY World Trad...

Dutch Woman Who Helped Jews During WWII Dies In Michigan

Grand Rapids, MI - A western Michigan woman who authored a book chronicling her efforts that helped save hundreds of Jews in the Netherlands during the Nazi Occupation of World War...

New York City Sues T-Mobile For Violating Consumer Protection Law

New York - Mayor de Blasio and Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced a lawsuit in the New York County Supreme Court against...

Michigan State University Fined $4.5 Million In Nassar Case

Washington - The Education Department said Thursday it was fining Michigan State University a record $4.5 million for failing to respond appropriately to sexual assault complaints ...

Jason Greenblatt, Trumps Mideast Envoy & Architect Of Peace Plan, Announces Resignation

Washington - U.S. Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt will resign within the coming weeks, announced the White House on Thursday. Reportedly, Greenblatt, who has played a key rol...

A Rescue, A Reunion And A Rush To Help In Dorian’s Aftermath

Abaco, Bahamas - When Hurricane Dorian hit Sylvia Cottis' home at a beach club in the Bahamas, the fearsome Category 5 storm blew out the supposedly hurricane-proof windows, turnin...

US Judge: Terror Watchlist Violates Constitutional Rights

The government’s watchlist of more than 1 million people identified as “known or suspected terrorists” violates the constitutional rights of those placed on it, a federal judge rul...

Hurricane Death Toll Climbs To 20 In Devastated Bahamas

Freeport, Bahamas - The ground crunched under Greg Alem's feet on Wednesday as he walked over the ruins of his home, laid waste by Hurricane Dorian. He touched a splintered beam of...

Only 1 Person Remains Missing From Dive Boat Fire

Santa Barbara, CA - Only one person remained missing Wednesday after searchers recovered 33 bodies from the charred underwater wreckage of a dive boat that caught fire off the Sout...

Groups Call On Cal State To Act Against Professor Spreading Anti-Semitism On Facebook

San Francisco - Eighty Jewish and pro-Israel groups signed a letter sent on Tuesday to the chancellor and general counsel of California State University that demands answers about ...

2020 Democratic Candidates Turn Focus To Climate Change

Washington - Climate change moved squarely to the center of the Democratic presidential race Wednesday in a marathon series of televised town halls that gave candidates a chance to...

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Increasing Statute Of Limitations For Domestic Violence Suits

New York - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (S.2416/A.1945) to increase the statute of limitations for civil suits related to injury caused by domestic violence to...

US Diplomat Urges Merkel To Take ‘Firm Stance’ In China

Berlin - The U.S. ambassador to Germany says "now is not the time for business as usual with China" as Chancellor Angela Merkel prepares to make her 12th visit to the country as Ge...

Pentagon Will Shift Military Funds To Pay For Border Wall

Washington - Defense Secretary Mark Esper's decision to shift $3.6 billion from military construction projects to build 175 miles of President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican...

Jewish, Israeli Groups Organize Disaster Relief To Hurricane-Stricken Bahamas

Several Jewish and Israeli humanitarian aid groups are providing aid or relief teams to the Bahamas following the catastrophic devastation unleashed by Hurricane Dorian. The sto...

NYPD: Overall Index Crime Continues To Decline In New York City

New York - The NYPD announced today that index crime declined in August, 2019, and is down by more than 2,000 complaints year-to-date, or about -4.0%. The department continues t...

YouTube To Pay $170M Fine After Violating Kids’ Privacy Law

Washington - Google will pay $170 million to settle allegations its YouTube video service collected personal data on children without their parents' consent. The company agreed ...

Huawei Accuses US Of Cyberattacks, Coercing Employees

Beijing - Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei accused U.S. authorities on Wednesday of attempting to break into its information systems and of trying to coerce its employees to ...

Burning Dive Boat Takes Fatal Fire Clues To A Watery Grave [PHOTOS]

Los Angeles - Officials have vowed to find what sparked the inferno aboard the dive boat Conception that killed 34 people in waters off Southern California, but vital evidence may ...

South Florida County May Repeal ‘Kosher Tax’ After Complaints By Businesses

The heavily Jewish Broward County has been collecting permit fees for nearly 40 years, but on Sept. 10, commissioners will vote on whether or not to repeal the kosher-license regul...