Afghanistan – Scholarly World Abuzz over Jewish Scrolls Find

Afghanistan — Ch. 2: If authenticated, historical find in Afghanistan may be on par with Cairo’s Geniza The Jewish scholarly world is abuzz over the discovery of ancient Jewish scrolls in a cave in Afghanistan’s Samangan province, Channel 2 reported on Friday. According to Arab Affairs correspondent Ehud Yeari, if validated the scrolls may be […]


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Los Angeles, CA – Police On The Lookout For Serial Arsonist In Car Burning

Los Angeles, CA — On what would already be one of their busiest nights of the year, police and firefighters Saturday will be patrolling neighborhoods, taking hotline phone calls and scrambling to identify who was behind the arson fires that have spooked the Hollywood area for two straight nights and were making it an uneasy […]


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New York – Free New Year’s Coffee, Tea at Thruway Rest Stops

New York — The New York Thruway Authority plans to offer free coffee and tea to travelers at its rest stops from late Saturday through early Sunday. The giveaway is a 41-year tradition on the highway system, intended to help motorists stay awake over the New Year’s holiday. The authority says free caffeinated beverages will […]


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New York, NY – OWS Protester Is Most Influential Person of 2011

New York, NY — It started with a seed that was implanted by the revolts of the Arab Spring. It was followed by an email sent out simply stating, “America needs its own Tahir.” Micah White, the senior editor at magazine AdBusters and a writer for the Guardian, sent out that email in July hoping […]


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New York – High Security As Americans Prepare To Ring In 2012 At Times Square

New York — Times Square was awash in hopeful sentiments as it began to welcome hordes of New Year’s Eve revelers looking to cast off a rough year and cheer their way to something better in 2012. For all of the holiday’s bittersweet potential, New York City always treats it like a big party — […]


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Jerusalem – Chareidi Charged With Harassment Blames the Media

Jerusalem — Shlomo Fuchs, the hareidi-religious man who allegedly called a female soldier “harlot” and was charged with sexual harassment, slammed the Israeli “secular media” on Friday and said the accusations against him were exaggerated. Speaking to a Channel 2 News crew as he arrived in the Jerusalem District Court on Friday, Fuchs said, “There […]


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Le Mars, IA – Romney In Position Of Strength In Iowa

Le Mars, IA — Mitt Romney is the clear Republican front-runner in Iowa in the final days before the first voting in the 2012 presidential election. But that’s where the clarity ends in this unpredictable nomination race. Five others are fighting, as they have all year, to emerge as the Romney alternative. The ascendant Rick […]


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Noonan: Gingrich Is Making Romney Better

By Peggy Noonan
So the first third of the Republican presidential race is ending. The first third is the introduction: “This is who I am, this is what I want to do, this is why you want to choose me.”
The campaign is announced, organized, and goes forward in key early states.
The second phase is the long […]

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NGOs slam ‘anti-Semitic’ US think tank comments


“Think tanks are entitled to their political viewpoints – but they’re not free to slander with impunity,” AJC says of CAP.

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Brooklyn, NY – NYPD Doubted Victim So They Let Go Sicko Molester

Brooklyn, NY — Cops blew a golden opportunity two years ago to chase a badge-flashing child molester now suspected of assaulting a 15-year-old Brooklyn boy. A 12-year-old boy told officers in 2009 that a man — now identified as Steven Pappas, 50 — pretended to be a cop and sexually assaulted him, but the claim […]


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