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Spokeswoman Says First Lady Can Watch Any TV Channel After Report Trump Raged Over CNN

Melania Trump’s spokeswoman says the first lady will watch whatever she wants on TV.

Stephanie Grisham responded Wednesday to a New York Times report that President Donald Trump was unhappy that his wife’s television aboard Air Force One was tuned to CNN — and not Fox News Channel — during their recent trip to Europe.

The Times said Trump raged at his staff for breaking a rule that each trip begin tuned to Fox.…

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New Jersey Woman Strangles Rabid Fox Attacking Her In Backyard

A woman trying to fend off a rabid fox that was biting her in the leg reached down with one hand to hold shut its mouth and strangled it with the other.

“I couldn’t do anything else to get it away from me,” Tammy DuBois, 52, of Pittsgrove, told NJ.com “I don’t like to kill anything.”

The attack occurred July 18 shortly after she heard rustling in some bushes while she was walking out to her backyard garden.…

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Ivanka Trump Is Shutting Down Her Clothing Company

Ivanka Trump is shutting down her fashion line of dresses, shoes and handbags that became a target of political boycotts and spurred concerns about conflicts of interest after her father was elected.

The president’s daughter said in a statement she made the decision so she could focus more on work as a White House adviser. She had stepped away from the day-to-day management of her company when she joined President Donald Trump’s administration.…

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ISIS Claims Toronto Mass Shooting, Police Deny Connection

Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said Wednesday officials have found no evidence to support ISIS’ claim of responsibility for Sunday’s mass shooting in Toronto that killed two and injured 13.

The Islamic State claimed that one of its “soldiers” carried out the attack in response to its calls to target citizens of the U.S-led coalition battling it. The claim appears on one of the group’s social media channels, and a security member of IS was quoted speaking to the group’s Amaq news agency.…

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WILD TURKEY: Erdogan Calls Israel ‘Fascist, Racist’ And Compares Officials To Hiltler Y”MS

Turkey’s president has slammed Israel for a controversial law passed last week in the Knesset defining Israel as a nation-state of the Jewish people, Hebrew as the national language and Jerusalem as the capital.

Addressing lawmakers in Ankara Tuesday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel “the world’s most Zionist, fascist, racist state.”

He said “the soul of Hitler has risen again within some of Israel’s officials,” and that “there’s no difference between Hitler’s obsession with a pure race and the understanding that these ancient lands are just for the Jews.”

Erdogan warned the move would lead the region and the world to “blood, fire and pain” and promised to stand with Palestinians.…

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Tzvi Shalit, Grandfather Of Gilad Is Niftar

Mr. Tzvi Shalit, the grandfather of Gilad Shalit, who was abducted during his military service by the Hamas terrorist organization and was held captive for more than five years, was niftar on Sunday night.

During the captivity of his grandson, Shalit presented a firm line against the prime minister and against government policy and even took an active part in the struggle for his release.…

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Israel Shoots Down Syrian Warplane After It Enters Israeli Airspace

Two patriot missiles were fired at a Russian-built Syrian Sukhoi fighter plane that invaded Israeli airspace on Tuesday afternoon, as Syrian government forces reached the Golan Heights for the first time in seven years.

Sirens sounded in northern Israeli areas including the Golan Heights, Jordan Valley and the Galil shortly after 1:30PM Tuesday, 12 Menachem Av. The IDF Spokesman Unit later issued a message to the media, confirming the Syrian fighter plane infiltrated Israeli airspace, and two patriot missiles were fired at it when it was about two kilometers into Israel territory, downing the fighter craft.…

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FINALLY: Work On NYC Tunnels Complete 6 Years After Superstorm Sandy

Work to restore and upgrade New York City’s Brooklyn Battery / Hugh L. Carey and Queens Midtown tunnels has wrapped up six years after they were badly damaged during Superstorm Sandy.

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other elected officials are celebrating the completion of the work Friday in Queens.

The tunnels now have 50,000-pound steel floodgates to protect them from floods, as well as new energy-efficient lights and cashless tolling technology.…

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Building Collapses In Miami Beach; Hatzolah On Scene; 1 Injuried

Police say a 12-story building on Miami Beach that was slated to be torn down has collapsed, injuring one person.

Miami Beach police officials tweeted that the victim was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami on Monday morning. A condition report wasn’t immediately available.

Police said in a tweet that the building had “a demolition permit, not an implosion permit.” The 12-story Marlborough House was to be torn down for construction of a new oceanfront condominium.…

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WATCH IT HAPPEN! A Massive Stone Falls From Kosel Section Where Reform Jews Gather

In a rare occurrence, a stone fell near the Kosel on Monday morning, 11 Menachem Av, one of the stones in the area allocated for egalitarian prayer to accommodate the Reform and Conservative Movements. The stone fell near a woman visiting, causing damage to the platform below. B’chasdei Hashem there were no injuries.

Officials of the Antiquities Authority are handling the situation, which includes preventative measures to avoid additional stones falling or collapse in the area.…

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Israel: 4-Year-Old Chareidi Girl Pulled Out Of A ‘Tzimmer Pool’

A 4-year-old girl from a chareidi family, reportedly drowned in a tzimmer pool on Monday, 11 Menachem Av, located in Moshav Revaha in south-central Israel, near Kiryat Gat. It is located in the Shafir Regional Council.

United Hatzalah EMS responders from Kiryat Gat were first on the scene, providing care to stabilize the child.

At the time of this report, the girl is reported in moderate condition.…

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SHOCK: Jewish Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Gives Green Light To Holocaust Denying

Mark Zuckerberg got himself into hot water Wednesday after suggesting that Holocaust deniers are not “intentionally getting it wrong” while explaining why they won’t be policed on Facebook.

In a lengthy interview with Recode published Wednesday, Recode co-founder Kara Swisher pressed the Facebook CEO to explain how he can simultaneously say he is combating the spread of false information on Facebook but won’t issue a firm rebuke to conspiracy content that claims, for instance, that the Sandy Hook massacre didn’t happen.…

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Israel: Police Detain Conservative Rabbi For Performing A Chupah Involving A Mamzer

Police on Thursday morning detained Rabbi Dov Haiyun, a leader of the Conservative community in Haifa, for conducting a Chupah outside the framework of the Rabbanut.

Police arrived at Haiyun’s home at 5:00AM Wednesday, 7 Menachem Av, taking him in for questioning for breaking the law by conducting the illegal wedding ceremony. Police report the rabbi had been served a summons, called to appear before the Rabbanut’s Beis Din, and when it was ignored, the matter was handed over to police.…

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Iran Claims It Rejected Trump Meeting Requests EIGHT Times; Indicates Talks On Nuke Program Unlikely

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s chief of staff claims the president rejected eight requests from President Donald Trump last year for one-on-one talks.

It’s the latest comment from Tehran suggesting Iran isn’t prepared to embark on bilateral negotiations with Washington.

Trump earlier this year pulled America out of the international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon. He said last week that with increased American sanctions, “at a certain point they’re going to call me and say ‘let’s make a deal.’”

State-owned IRAN newspaper quoted Rouhani’s chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi saying Thursday that “it’s been the reverse, so far,” with Trump seeking to initiate talks.…

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THE TERROR CONTINUES: 26 New Fires Blaze in Israel’s South Due to Kite and Balloon Bombs on Wednesday

Another day of Kite and Balloon bombs from Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip passed over Southern Israel on Wednesday, as 26 more fires were set by incendiary devices launched from the strip. An additional two fires blazed inside the strip after kite bombs aimed at Israel landed on the Gaza side of the fence. Most of the fires occurred in fields around the townships located in the Gaza periphery.…

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ALERT – Con Artist In Boro Park Claims Cars Hit Him, Threatens To Sue If Cash Not Given

The person in the attached photo is known for allegedly walking into cars at red lights or coming out of parking spots, etc.

He then goes over to the driver, shows him or her a broken phone, appears to be limping or other injuries and demands payment – or if not he will sue.

He has different types of hairstyles (porcupine hair, etc.) and sometimes a shaved beard.…

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