Saturday, 25 March, 2017

Bomb scare rocks Jewish Children's Museum in Crown Heights

Jeff Sessions US Attorney General Jeff Sessions. AP Susan WalshJCCs request more help from White House in tackling bomb threats
Craig Ferguson | 10 March, 2017, 00:52

It also received a threat on the morning of January 31, when an automated phone call about a bomb prompted the evacuation of the facility.

In response to more than 100 bomb threats against Jewish community centers across the country, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin has cosponsored bipartisan legislation to address this latest crisis. The building is being evacuated and police are sweeping the building.

Miller said the New York Police Department is working with federal officials who are the lead investigators on the case.

"It's immoral, it's unethical and it's also illegal, and we are going to find the people who are doing these threats", Cuomo said.

A rash of bomb threats also rocked Brooklyn schools last week, with calls made to Midwood High School, the John Jay Educational Campus in Park Slope, and Crown Heights' Clara Barton High School.

Daycare worker arrested in Pennsylvania after pushing 4yo girl down stairs
Despite the fall, the girl has just a knee injury and was back at the daycare on Monday. Gable was sacked from the day care and arrested though she is now out on bail.

Trump says Planned Parenthood can keep federal funding if it halts abortions
Federal dollars can't be used to pay for abortions - except in very limited circumstances - as a result of the Hyde Amendment . One thing seems certain: Abortion is an issue that includes Americans of good conscience on either side.

The FBI's director wants an official denial of Trump's 'wiretapping' claims
Another camp believes Trump's Twitter account is willfully used to distract and confuse the public and the media. A spokesman for Mr Obama denied he ever ordered the wiretapping of any U.S. citizen. "This is Nixon/Watergate.

In a letter to Jeff Sessions, the JCC Association of North America expressed appreciation for Trump's condemnation of anti-Semitism, but expressed frustration with the speed of progress in countering bomb threats.

This is a developing story.

State Representative Jack Williams has released a statement condemning the recent bomb threats at the Jewish Community Center in Birmingham.

The building is located directly across the street from Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters, 770 Eastern Parkway, but the movement's center was not affected by the evacuation.

"It is time for action, and we call on the administration and Congress to take concrete steps to catch those threatening the Jewish community", Anti-Defamation League Chief Executive Jonathan A. Greenblatt said.

Recommended

Years After The Death Of Notorious BIG Years After The Death Of Notorious BIG This, however, might come as no surprise, since clips of his music and other Brooklyn hip hop is often heard at Nets games. Those are the words of rapper Canibus, uttered on "Second Round Knockout", his famous 1998 diss record aimed at LL Cool J.

Alexandria, Virginia, public schools closing for 'A Day Without a Woman' Alexandria, Virginia, public schools closing for 'A Day Without a Woman' Others are using the national spotlight to bring attention to local issues. Across the U.S. , more than three-quarters of teachers are women.

Jackson Criticizes Casting Of British Actors In African-American Roles Jackson Criticizes Casting Of British Actors In African-American Roles The 68-year-old's original statements were met with swift backlash, namely from "Star Wars" actor John Boyega , who is British. Jackson also pointed to Ava DuVernay's " Selma ", which starred David Oyelowo as King.

CT resident dies from listeria linked to cheese CT  resident dies from listeria linked to cheese Vulto issued a recall two days ago for all lots of Ouleout, Miranda, Heinennellie, and Willowemoc soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses. In pregnant women, the disease can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, premature birth and serious illness or death in newborn babies.

Russian Federation gives 'Beauty and the Beast' remake 16+ rating over 'gay moment' Russian Federation  gives 'Beauty and the Beast' remake 16+ rating over 'gay moment' Disney's classic tale of " Beauty and the Beast " has an empowering message that true beauty comes from within. Beauty and the Beast is on track to make $120m on its opening weekend in the United States alone.

Is there Upside to Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Stock? Is there Upside to Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Stock? Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) topped its 52-week high price of $14.22 on April 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low Price of $11.07 on Nov 9, 2016. The current share price indicate that stock is -14.10% away from its one year high and is moving 38.54% ahead of its 52-week low.

No reason to believe Trump is target of any investigation: White House No reason to believe Trump is target of any investigation: White House I'm still waiting on Trump news today but that's not going to stop me from posting about our President. While on the campaign season, President Trump announced his "love" for WikiLeaks .

Games of Thrones is Officially Just Messing With us Now Games of Thrones is Officially Just Messing With us Now The producers chose to go literal with A Song of Ice and Fire, the book series by George R R Martin, on which the show is based. While no characters appear on the poster , the imagery very much points to the ice and fire the entire saga is built around.

President Trump and ExxonMobil (XOM) Share Agendas With $20 Billion Investment President Trump and ExxonMobil (XOM) Share Agendas With $20 Billion Investment Woods said the investment plan responds to the rising supply of natural gas. The global economy can grow while also improving the climate, he said.

Scientists issue new quake warning Scientists issue new quake  warning This allowed them to generate a "nested survey" of the region, accounting for different resolution scales and depth penetration. Geological Survey released the results of the years-long study warning a major quake could strike soon.

All sides must halt to avoid head-on Korean collision: Wang All sides must halt to avoid head-on Korean collision: Wang The planned installation of the US anti-missile defence system has led to a diplomatic standoff between China and South Korea. It had violated United Nations instructions by continuing with the missile launches, Wang said.

Broncos place second-round tender on McManus Broncos place second-round tender on McManus Last season, McManus converted 85.3 percent of his field-goal attempts and 97.0 percent of his extra-point attempts. According to Pro Football Focus, Davis never missed a tackle last season as he led the Denver defense with 96 stops.

Ed Sheeran's new album has already set a record Ed Sheeran's new album has already set a record The all-time list for first-week sales has Adele's 25 and Oasis's Be Here Now at the top with 800,000 each. For what it's worth, we also think Divide is Sheeran's best album yet.

Justin Trudeau Doubles Canadian Funding For Reproductive Health On International Women's Day A day before International Women's Day , the Prime Minister's wife was already making waves for a controversial Facebook post. It even earned both Canada and the prime minister an unprecedented mention during the president's recent address to Congress.

Detroit Lions Agree to Terms with RT Ricky Wagner, Per Report Detroit Lions Agree to Terms with RT Ricky Wagner, Per Report They love it in Baltimore, and they love what we're doing as an organization and as a team and they want to be a part of it. A fifth-round draft pick in 2013, Wagner has started 47 of 62 games in Baltimore over the past four seasons.