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  • New York truck attack: Five Argentine friends killed

    1 November 2017 6:27 AM 101

    Five friends from Argentina were among those killed in a truck attack in New York on Tuesday. Eight people were killed and 11 injured when the driver of the truck hit people on a cycle path in Lower Manhattan. A 29-year-old man, reported to be an Uzbek immigrant, was shot and injured by police as he left the vehicle. US President Donald Trump has ordered

  • Driver kills at least 8 in Manhattan in what officials say was a terrorist attack – LA Times

    1 November 2017 2:02 AM 67

    A man described by authorities as a terrorist drove a rented pickup truck down a crowded bicycle path in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least eight people, police said — the first deaths from terrorism in New York since the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Two law enforcement sources close to the investigation identified

  • NY truck attack 'cowardly act of terror'

    1 November 2017 2:02 AM 101

    The 29-year-old suspect was shot by police in the abdomen and arrested after he crashed the white truck into a school bus and fled his vehicle, authorities said. CNN and The New York Times, each citing law enforcement sources, reported that investigators found a note left by the suspect claiming he carried out the attack in the name of the Islamic State

  • A Mangled School Bus, Bodies Everywhere; ‘It Was Surreal’

    1 November 2017 1:31 AM 95

    “These people were gone,” he said. “I’m in shock. I’m looking at dead bodies.” At least eight people lost their lives in what was the deadliest terrorist attack to strike New York City since Sept. 11, and about a dozen more were injured. Hiro Kimura, 15, a sophomore at Stuyvesant High School, said that he and his friends first heard “a big car crash

  • 'Cowardly act of terror': Truck driver kills 8 on bike path

    1 November 2017 1:31 AM 102

    A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror." The driver was shot in the abdomen by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand and shouting

  • Burger King against bullying campaign highlights National Bullying Prevention Month

    31 October 2017 11:01 PM 65

    Bullying affects far more children than most of us are willing to recognize. A national fast food chain has taken a dramatic step to highlight National Bullying Prevention Month. Burger King's ad about bullying has a lot of people talking. It touches people who have been bullied or have witnessed bullying, and most likely said nothing. Child actors portray

  • Truck attack in Manhattan kills 8 in 'act of terror'

    31 October 2017 9:26 PM 84

    Witnesses: Driver yelled 'Allahu Akbar' New York City police work in Manhattan after a rental truck drove down a busy bicycle path and struck people on Tuesday, October 31. At least eight people were killed and nearly a dozen were injured in the incident, which is being investigated as terrorism, according to multiple law enforcement sources. A suspect

  • How Close Are Trump and Manafort? They Go Way, Way Back

    31 October 2017 8:05 PM 114

    Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted Paul Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the White House has already begun to revive its efforts to distance itself from Manafort and play down the role he had on the campaign. Manafort worked on the Trump campaign for five crucial months in 2016, and was its chairman

  • John Yoo: Trump Can Pardon Manafort. He Shouldn’t

    31 October 2017 6:52 PM 97

    Mr. Trump tweeted on Monday that “this is years ago, before Paul Manafort was part of the Trump campaign.” That’s true. But the very absence of a link to Mr. Manafort’s performance as Trump campaign chairman underscores the fact that Mr. Mueller has not brought the charges out of political bias. Mr. Trump ran on a campaign to “drain the swamp” of influence-peddling

  • Australian Emissaries Join Prime Minister at Centenary of Be'er Sheva Battle

    31 October 2017 6:50 PM 143 1

    Chabad emissaries Rabbi Levi and Chanie Wolff joined Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Israel for the centenary of the battle of Be'er Sheva. "In Israel to celebrate with PM Malcolm and Lucy the 100 Anniversary since the liberation of Be'er-Sheva by the ANZAC forces from the Ottoman Empire," Rabbi Wolff shared on Facebook, along with photos