Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio took to the witness stand in his contempt of court hearing Thursday, and revealed that he conducted a secret investigation into federal Judge G. Murray Snow and his family.
A man publicly accused of raping a Columbia University student is suing the Ivy League university, its president and an art professor, alleging that the school enabled a harassment campaign by allowing his accuser to carry her mattress throughout the school as an art project.
This isn’t the plot for a new primetime television show (though maybe it should be), it’s the story of how Orthodox Jews jumped way ahead of the curve and joined the national conversation about LGBT rights, religious freedom, and conversion therapy.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and other Knesset Members on Friday afternoon condemned an incident in Jerusalem whereby a religious IDF officer from the Givati Brigade was attacked by haredim when he entered the city’s Mea Shearim neighborhood.
NEW YORK – Authorities evacuated Liberty Island as a precaution after a 911 caller claimed they were going to blow up the Statue of Liberty, according to the National Park Service, which oversees the island.
Milan – An Italian prosecutor says Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out.
New York – U.S. prosecutors unveiled new charges against former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on Thursday, accusing him of taking official actions on behalf of an investor who provided access to a high-return, low-risk investment vehicle.