An underground parking garage under construction in Tel Aviv collapsed Monday morning, leaving two dead and some 17 people injured. One of the dead was a 35-year-old man, according to Channel 10 Television.
KAZAN, Russia — A Russian court dissolved a Jewish community association, in a move critics said was part of a crackdown on foreign NGOs but others said was procedural.
Kuwait has advised citizens to make sure their phones contain no material that might be seen as being linked to Islamist militants before traveling to the United States, local media reported on Saturday, after three men were denied entry in July.
In the mid-1940s, Joel Teitelbaum, an eminent and charismatic rabbi, immigrated to the United States, colonizing a section of Williamsburg in Brooklyn for his Hasidic sect, the Satmar, its name taken from the Hungarian town of Szatmar, where Rabbi Teitelbaum had fought to resist the encroachments of a modernizing society.
A demonstration turned violent as security guards sicced dogs on at least a hundred demonstrators protesting a $3.8 billion oil pipeline through private land in southern North Dakota.
MOSCOW — Islam Karimov, who crushed all opposition in the Central Asian country of Uzbekistan as its only president in a quarter-century of independence from the Soviet Union, has died of a stroke at age 78, the Uzbek government announced Friday.
Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins denied on Saturday an accusation in a lawsuit that he plowed into a bicycle deliveryman while driving on a Manhattan street and then fled.
Twenty-seven years after his disappearance led to the creation of “Jacob’s Law” child protection statutes across the country, the remains of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling have finally been found, Minnesota authorities said Saturday.
A Philadelphia police officer who was photographed with a tattoo on his forearm that some say resembles part of the official insignia of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Party is under review by the department’s internal affairs.