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VIDEO: More Than 40 New York High School Students Injured When Bus Strikes Overpass

A charter bus carrying teenagers returning from a spring break trip Sunday night struck a bridge overpass on Long Island, seriously injuring six passengers and mangling the entire length of the top of the bus.

The crash happened shortly after 9 p.m. on the Southern State Parkway in Lakeview, according to New York State Police.

One of the six injured passengers had very serious injuries, said State Police Maj.…

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Trump Promises Decision ‘Very Quickly’ On Syria Response: Possibly By End Of Today

President Donald Trump said Monday he will decide on a U.S. response to the apparent chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians “probably by the end of today.”

Speaking during a Cabinet meeting, Trump condemned the “heinous attack” Saturday that killed at least 40 people, including children. “It was an atrocious attack,” he said. “It was horrible.” He said he will be huddling with military advisers to consider U.S.…

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Florida Family’s Car Ends Up At Bottom Of Swimming Pool

A Florida family found a new way to carpool when their car ended accidentally rolled into a swimming pool.

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s officials said in a Facebook posting that a woman thought she put her car in park when she ran back into her apartment to grab some money Tuesday. But the blue car with her husband and daughter inside crashed through a gate and ended up in a swimming pool.…

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US: Won’t Pay Over 25 Percent Of UN Peacekeeping Anymore

The United States will no longer shoulder more than a quarter of the multibillion-dollar costs of the United Nations’ peacekeeping operations, Washington’s envoy said Wednesday.

“Peacekeeping is a shared responsibility,” U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said at a Security Council debate on peacekeeping reform. “All of us have a role to play, and all of us must step up.”

The U.S. is the biggest contributor, assessed about 28.5 percent of this year’s $7.3 billion peacekeeping budget.…

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Report: Trump Attorney Discussed Flynn, Manafort Pardons

One of President Donald Trump’s attorneys floated the possibility of pardoning two of the president’s former advisers caught up in the Russia probe in discussions with their lawyers last year, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

The newspaper, citing three anonymous people with knowledge of the discussions, said then-Trump attorney, John Dowd, raised the idea with attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former national security adviser Michael Flynn.…

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TEHILLIM – Car Slams Into Pesach Shoppers On Golders Green Road; 1 Victim Airlifted With Serious Injures

A pedestrian is fighting for their life and another person has been injured after a car jumped a curb and plowed into a pharmacy on Wednesday.

The horrific crash happened just before 12:00PM on busy Golders Green Road, as many people were doing their Pesach shopping. A vehicle travelling from Beverly Gardens slammed into the Victoria Pharmacy injuring two pedestrians.

As can be seen in the video below, security guards and staff from Kosher Kingdom assisted bystanders immediately.…

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Bais Din Proclaims There Can Be TWO Uncle Moishys

The Machon Le’Hora’ah has weighed in on a dispute about who owns the name “Uncle Moishy,” and who can perform the songs that the performer has sung for 40 years.

The Wikipedia entry for “Uncle Moishy and the Mitzvah Men” says that the group began in Toronto in 1975. The original members included Moshe Tanenbaum, Zale Newman and Chaim Shainhouse. Their first album, according to the website, was released in 1979.…

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PHOTOS: Armed Man Arrested After Trying To Rob Boro Park Store

A man armed with a knife tried to rob a store in Boro Park, Tuesday afternoon, but was quickly apprehended.

The man entered “The Nuttery” on 16 Avenue near 48 Street just before 1:00PM, and displayed a knife. Fortunately, an employee at the establishment was a member of Boro Park Shomrim, and radioed for backup and police.

Officers from the 66 precinct along with Shomrim volunteers were able to take the man into custody without further incident.…

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Anti-Semitic Murder Of Elderly Jewish Holocaust Survivor Prompts Outcry In France

French leaders and activists called for people to take to the streets to protest after prosecutors filed preliminary charges of murder with anti-Semitic motives Tuesday in the death of an elderly Jewish woman.

Mireille Knoll, 85, was killed Friday in her apartment, which was then set on fire, according to a French judicial official. Francis Kalifat, president of the Jewish group CRIF, said Knoll was stabbed 11 times.…

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BAD JOKE: NY Gov. Cuomo At Harlem Church: Jews Have No Rhythm

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joked during a speech at a predominantly black New York City church that Jews lack rhythm when dancing.

The Democrat seeking a third term in office made the awkward crack Sunday at Mount Neboh Baptist Church in Harlem.

Noting he was Catholic, Cuomo said Catholics and Baptists share many of the same beliefs but Catholics “do it without the rhythm.”

He added: “But we try.…

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HORROR: Holocaust Survivor’s Body Found Burnt, Stabbed In Paris Apartment; Muslim Neighbor In Custody

Following a fire in a Paris apartment, an 85-year-old Jewish woman was found stabbed in a violent attack. Local press outlets are reporting that the fire broke out on Friday evening just before Shabbos began. The firefighters who broke into the apartment found the woman’s lifeless body after she had been stabbed.

Police have ruled out a suicide and have even apprehended a suspect, a 29-year-old Muslim male.…

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More Practice?! Teen Taking Driver’s Exam Crashes Into Test Office

Police say a teenage driver in Minnesota trying to get her license crashed into the examination station.

Authorities say the 17-year-old girl inadvertently put the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox in drive instead of reverse at the start of the test Wednesday in Buffalo, Minnesota. When the girl stepped on the accelerator, the car lurched forward, jumped the curb and plowed through the front of the station in a strip mall.…

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WATCH: New Footage From Vegas Shooter’s Final Days Shows Him Bringing Guns Into Hotel Room

Hotel surveillance video from the days before the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, made public Thursday, shows the gunman as an unremarkable Las Vegas hotel guest and casino patron.

Footage provided by MGM Resorts International shows Stephen Paddock interacting with Mandalay Bay resort staff members, wheeling suitcases toward elevators and pulling his Dodge Caravan into the hotel valet.

It offers no outward sign that Paddock would carry out the Oct.…

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FALSE ALARM: Iron Dome Activates, Frightening Southern Israel – IDF Says No Rockets Fired From Gaza [VIDEO]

The Iron Dome missile defense system was activated on Sunday night, and dozens of the anti-missile missiles were fired into the sky.

Sirens wailed and Red Alerts were sent out sending tens of thousands of people cross Southern Israel into nearby bomb shelters.

A short while later, the IDF released a statament that it was a false alarrm

Brigadier General Ronen Menlis from the IDF spokesperson’s Unit said: “No barrage of missiles was fired at Israel from Gaza.…

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WATCH: The Best Wines For The Passover Seder

Gabe and Jay are at the Kedem Winery in Marlboro, New York, and they’re talking about Passover Seder Wines. Gabe has chosen a wide variety of wines that are not too heavy and will make your 4 cups of wine one of the best parts of your Passover. Jay and Gabe are tasting a Flam Rosé, a Herzog Lineage Pinot Noir, a 2015 Saint Émilion Grand Cru Château Larcis Jaumat, a 2012 Carmel Limited Edition, and Louis Royer VSOP Cognac.…

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Palestinian President Abbas’ Recent Health Scares Spark Succession Talk

A series of recent health scares have raised new concerns about octogenarian President Mahmoud Abbas, reviving anxiety about a potentially chaotic, and even bloody, succession battle that is bound to further weaken the Palestinian cause.

In the latest sign of Abbas’ health troubles, officials and medical sources say a cardiologist has moved into the presidential compound in Ramallah to monitor the longtime leader.…

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