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Chicago Protests After Release of Video of Police Shooting

Updated: 4 hours ago

Demonstrators in Chicago have taken to the streets to protest the police shooting of a teenager, after video of that shooting was released today. Laquan McDonald

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Breaking: Jewish Man Shot Near Village Of Kiryas Joel

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An 18-year-old Jewish teenager was shot Tuesday night in the town of Harriman, which is right near the Village of Kiryas Joel. The shooting happened around

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Swiss Region Set to Ban Full-face Veil

Updated: 6 hours ago

(AFP). Switzerland’s Italian-speaking region has moved a step closer to banning the full-face Muslim veil, after its parliament gave the proposed law the thumbs-up this week.

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Iraqi Jews Welcomed Back by Kurdistan Regional Government

Updated: 7 hours ago

Mustafa Saadoun, an Iraqi journalist covering human rights and also the founder and director of the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights, reports in Al-Monitor that “the

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French Finance Minister Michel Sapin, pictured November 23, 2015 in Paris, has announced new curbs on the use of prepaid credit and debit cards in the wake of the November 13 Paris attacks 0

France Eyes Prepaid Debit Cards in Fight Against Terror Finance

Updated: 7 hours ago

(AFP) France, announcing fresh moves against terrorist financing, said on Monday it would target prepaid debit cards which it said were used in the recent Paris

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Egyptian Hotel in Sinai Attacked

Posted: 7 hours ago

Islamic State is claiming responsibility for an attack on an Egyptian hotel in the Sinai peninsula. The attack took place in el-Arish and targeted the heavily-guarded

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FBI Investigates Hate Crime Letter Sent to Jewish School, Synagogue

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Greensboro, North Carolina police and the FBI are investigating threats of violence made against a Jewish school in a letter laced with racial epithets. On Monday,

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Attorney asks Case to be Dismissed in Patz Murder Trial

Updated: 9 hours ago

Harvey Fishbein, the defense attorney representing Pedro Hernandez in his murder trial for the kidnap and murder of Etan Patz, has asked that the case be

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Worries about the job market left US consumers less confident in November 2015, the Conference Board said November 24 in its monthly report 0

US Consumer Confidence Plunges On Souring Jobs Outlook

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(AFP) US consumers turned markedly less confident in the economy in November — both in its current and future conditions — as they viewed prospects in

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De Blasio Announces ThriveNYC: Mental Roadmap for All

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced their release of ThriveNYC: A Mental Health Roadmap for All on Monday at the Silberman School of

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Iran Nuclear Deal To Enter Into Force Early January

Updated: 10 hours ago

(AFP). Iran expects July’s landmark nuclear deal with major powers to enter into force in early January, when Tehran will have implemented its commitments, Iran’s deputy

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Presidents Obama, Hollande, Hold Joint Press Conference

Updated: 10 hours ago

On Nov. 24, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande held a joint press conference to discuss strategies for combating ISIS, among other concerns. “President

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Trump Rallies Attract Protesters As Cruz Catches Up to Him in Iowa

Updated: 10 hours ago

A Quinnipiac University Poll, conducted through November 16-November 22 and released Tuesday, shows Senator Ted Cruz tied with Donald Trump in Iowa, the first caucus state.

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Jewish Medical Student Shot In Stable Condition, Attacker Being Held Without Bail

Updated: 10 hours ago

The President of Tulane University, where Peter Gold attends medical school, has made a statement about the arrest of Gold’s attacker. Gold had tried stopping an

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A group gathers outside of the 4th Precinct Police Station after five people were shot at a Black Lives Matters protest on November 24, 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesotats 0

Five Shot in Minneapolis At Rally Over Death of Black Man

Updated: 11 hours ago

(AFP) Racial tensions soared in two US cities Tuesday after three white men opened fire on a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis and a Chicago

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Pakistani Terrorist Sentenced to 40 Years in USA

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(AFP) A 29-year-old Pakistani former school cricket captain will be jailed for 40 years in the United States on Tuesday for plotting to bomb a British shopping

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Crackdown After Paris Attacks Leads to 1,200 Searches, 165 Arrests

Updated: 12 hours ago

(AFP). French police have carried out more than 1,200 searches, arrested 165 people and seized 230 weapons in the security crackdown since the attacks in Paris,

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Photo Released of Suspect Wanted For Questioning In Connection With Carey Gaby, Gov. Cuomo’s Staffer, Murder

Updated: 12 hours ago

Nearly three months after Gov. Cuomo’s close aide, Carey Gabay, was shot and killed in Brooklyn, the New York City Police Department has released a clear


Assemblyman Pete Lopez Joins Crowded Republican Field in 19Th Congressional Race

Updated: 13 hours ago

By Faith Elliott Assemblyman Pete Lopez, of Schoharie County, declared his candidacy Monday for the seat in the 19th Congressional district soon to be vacated by

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Local Pols Call for an End to “Toxic” Dredging in Brooklyn

Updated: 13 hours ago

Old garbage is being dredged up again in the fight in Brooklyn over a transfer waste-station. 400 Bay 41st Street currently is undergoing construction onsite to build the