Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas’s elite guard unit surrounded parliament in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Wednesday to protect a legislator from being attacked by another senior official, witnesses said.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in his final major policy speech before leaving office at year’s end, on Wednesday warned that a budding U.S. urban revival is threatened by mushrooming public pension and health-care costs.
A federal judge said Facebook Inc, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and dozens of banks must face a lawsuit accusing the social media company of misleading investors about its financial condition before its $16 billion initial public offering last year.
Nothing quite prepared Jane Eisner for the emails sent in the early hours of October 10 with messages such as: “Shana Tova, Dirty Hooknosed KIKE rat! MAY IT BE YOUR LAST!” A new ADL report codifies the online abuse of Jewish journalists. Is it Donald Trump’s fault?
Two children seized by Canadian authorities from an extremist haredi Orthodox sect were returned to their parents with strict conditions.
A suburban New York City man was arrested for allegedly assaulting seven men in so-called knockout game attacks.
Actor Sean Penn told the Associated Press that he is with Jacob Ostreicher, the New York businessman held in Bolivia since 2011 who returned to the United States this week.
A crazed Israeli protester, angered that a symposium on Tuesday focussed on Richard Wagner, Adolf Hitler’s favourite composer, disrupted a public discussion at a Jerusalem concert hall before police removed him.
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