MTA Chair Joe Lhota to Resign, Run for Mayor

MTA Chairman and CEO Joe Lhota will resign this Friday and announce his candidacy for New York City mayor, transit sources tell NBC 4 New York. The MTA declined to...

New Poll: Likud Far Ahead With 31 Seats

If a general Knesset election were held right now, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party would win 31 seats, according to a poll conducted by Channel 10 News last...

MTA Weighing MetroCard One Dollar “Green” Surcharge

The MTA is considering adding on a "green fee" on each new MetroCard to encourage riders to recycle their cards. The proposal for the $1 surcharge was contained in the...

Netanyahu Spokesperson Taking Leave Over Sexual Misconduct Accusations

David Keyes, a spokesperson for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, announced on Thursday that he was taking a leave of absence to defend himself against accusations of sexual misconduct...

Free Mercy Presentation On Breast Cancer, October 10

Mercy Medical Center invites the community to a free lecture entitled “What Would You Like to Know about Breast Cancer?” to be presented at the Freeport Memorial Library on...

9 men Hurt when Minivan Crashes on NY’s Rte. 17

Nine men were injured in a crash on Route 17 early Thursday morning while returning from a Talmud celebration at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., attended by close...

Hadar Goldin’s Parents: Agreement With Hamas Must Return Son’s Remains

Wanting back the remains of their killed son in order to have a proper Jewish burial, the parents of slain Israel Defense Forces Lt. Hadar Goldin slammed the chance...

Senator Storobin Statement on Vito Lopez Scandal and Simcha Felder’s Silence

State Sen. David Storobin (R-Brookyln) issued the following statement today regarding the investigation into Assemblyman Vito Lopez, the chairman of the Kings County Democratic Party, and the silence of...

After Latest Anti-Terror Tunnel Operation, Israeli Military Hails ‘New and Groundbreaking Technology’ Used Against...

An IDF soldier stands near a military jeep on the Israel-Gaza Strip border. Photo: Reuters / Amir Cohen. The Israeli military has destroyed three cross-border Hamas terror tunnels in recent...

Syria Embassy In Egypt Stormed By Protesters

CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have fired tear gas to push back several hundred protesters trying to storm the Syrian Embassy in Cairo and raise the green-striped flag of...
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