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WATCH: Iran’s FM Says No Renegotiating Nuke Deal; Says U.S. Has “Violated Agreement By Bullying Others”

Iran’s foreign minister took to YouTube on Thursday to criticize President Donald Trump’s threat to withdraw from the nuclear deal, saying Iran will not “renegotiate or add onto” the atomic accord.

Mohammad Javad Zarif’s video, which was also posted to Trump’s favorite social media platform, Twitter, appeared to be taking his message to the masses after earlier speaking to news outlets across the United States to defend the deal.…

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Officials: ISIS-Inspired Teen Planned Mass Shooting At Dallas-Area Mall

A suburban Dallas teenager accused of planning a mass shooting at a mall inspired by the Islamic State terror group has been charged with terrorism.

The Collin County district attorney’s office says 17-year-old Matin Azizi-Yarand of Plano had planned to release a “Message to America” explaining the attack.

Authorities say he spent more than $1,400 buying weapons and tactical gear, and had been trying to recruit others to help him in the shooting planned for this month.…

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Sprint And T-Mobile Agree To Merge, Take On AT&T, Verizon

T-Mobile and Sprint reached a $26.5 billion merger agreement Sunday that would reduce the U.S. wireless industry to three major players — that is, if the Trump administration’s antitrust regulators let the deal go through.

The nation’s third- and fourth-largest wireless companies have been considering a combination for years, one that would bulk them up to a similar size as industry giants Verizon and AT&T.…

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Report: Trump To Allow Pollard To Travel To Israel For Opening Of Jerusalem Embassy

According to multiple Israeli media reports, President Trump is considering allowing Jonathan Pollard to travel to Israel for the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.

Intelligence Minister and transport Minister Yisrael Katz, spoke to Channel 10 and said “I understand that there is a high probability that Jonathan Pollard will come to Israel for the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.”

Channel 2 and Channel 13 also had reports of Pollard coming to Israel.…

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BREAKING: PM Netanyahu to Address the Nation – Iranian Official Threatens to Level Tel Aviv to the Ground

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday, 15 Iyar, summoned his Security Cabinet for an urgent session following the latest attack in Syria, which is attributed to Israel. As usual, there is silence in Israel regarding the major attack that reportedly hit a Syrian base that manned by Iranian forces.

Prime Minister Netanyahu has announced he is canceling a planned appearance in Knesset on Monday evening, and will instead address the nation at 8:00PM.…

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Hamas Enraged at German Resolution Calling for Recognition of Israel as a Jewish State

On Sunday evening, Hamas issued a statement strongly condemning the German parliament’s resolution that passed last week in honor of Israel’s 70th birthday. The resolution called for the international community to recognize Israel as a Jewish state and urged its own government in Berlin to confront any groups who oppose Israel’s existence.

The terror group rebuffed the resolution and attacked the German government for failing to criticize Israel’s alleged actions against the Palestinian people.…

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Bill Cosby guilty on all three counts in indecent assault trial, jury decides

The jury in Bill Cosby’s retrial found the TV icon guilty of all three counts of aggravated indecent assault on Thursday for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in a Philadelphia suburb in 2004.

The 80-year-old comedian faces up to 10 years in prison on each count, but would likely serve them concurrently. A sentencing hearing has not yet been scheduled.…

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HORRIFIC TRAGEDY: Seven Students Killed In Flash Floods In Aravah Region: Multiple Still Missing [UPDATED 10:37AM ET]

A horrific tragedy is unfolding in Eretz Yisroel on Thursday afternoon.

A group of 25 youths traveling on a bus in Nachal Tzafit in the Aravah found themselves trapped, during flash flooding on Wednesday. Police and volunteers from the Aravah Search & Rescue Unit, working in cooperation with military helicopters began the search for the missing youths.

ZAKA is reporting that the death toll in the flash flood disaster has reached seven R”L.…

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Lapid Joins Kippah March in Berlin While Wearing “The Biggest Kippah He Could Find”

The Chairman of the Yesh Atid Party, Yair Lapid, joined protesters in the Kippah March on Wednesday afternoon in Berlin. Lapid had already been in Germany as part of a political visit and joined the protesters on their march throughout the city.

Lapid is traveling through Europe attempting to get political leaders and councils to recognize Hezbollah as an illegal and terrorist entity.…

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INSANE FOOTAGE: Cars Float On Streets, Malls Flooded, Insane Hail Storm – As Iyar Storm Sweeps Across Israel

It may be springtime, but this Iyar, it is accompanied by thundershowers, flash floods and high wind gusts. Route 40 in the south is closed down in the area of Mitzpei Ramon due to flooding. The S’dei Dov Airport in Tel Aviv has been closed as well. In the Misgav Council region, 42 students were caught in the storm and Magen David Adom treated them for hypothermia.…

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Federal Agency Warns Retailers Not To Sell Popular E-Cig To Kids

Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators.

The Food and Drug Administration issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part of a monthlong operation against illegal sales of Juul to children. Investigators targeted 7-Eleven locations, Shell gas stations and Cumberland Farms convenience stores as well as vaping shops.…

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Thailand Says It’s Willing To Host Trump-Kim Summit

Thailand is willing and able to host a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but no plans have been made to do so, the country’s foreign minister said Tuesday.

Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai was responding to questions from reporters who noted that Bangkok was one of several possible venues mentioned for such a summit, which Trump said could take place in early June to discuss North Korea’s denuclearization.…

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Investigators: School Design Contributed To Massacre At Florida School

Faulty classroom design and failures in the police radio and 911 systems contributed to the chaos and deaths during the recent Florida high school massacre, a commission investigating the shooting was told at its first meeting Tuesday.

Broward Sheriff’s Office Detective Zachary Scott told the Marjory Stoneman High School Public Safety Commission that teachers trying to lock down their students as the gunman began his attack couldn’t lock classroom doors from the inside, but had to grab a key, open the door and turn the lock from the outside.…

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Waffle House Suspect’s Ex-Bosses Asked FBI To Keep, Help Him

The co-owner of a Colorado crane company where the suspect in a deadly weekend shooting at a Nashville restaurant once worked said she had urged federal officials to keep him in custody after he was arrested at the White House last year.

Travis Reinking, 29, is accused of opening fire Sunday outside a Waffle House with an AR-15 rifle and then storming the restaurant, wearing only a green jacket.…

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UK Labour Party Under Fire Over Anti-Semitism Allegations

Jewish groups say Britain’s main opposition Labour Party is still failing to tackle anti-Semitism, despite a promise by leader Jeremy Corbyn to stamp out anti-Jewish prejudice.

Corbyn says a meeting with the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Jewish Leadership Council on Tuesday evening was “positive and constructive.”

But Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush says the meeting was a “missed opportunity” because “there were no actions to go with the words.”

Allegations of Labour anti-Semitism have grown since pro-Palestinian socialist Corbyn was elected leader in 2015.…

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HORROR: Tragedy In Rechasim After Two-Year-Old Was Niftar After Being Forgotten In A Vehicle

A two-year-old infant in Rechasim was niftar on Tuesday, 8 Iyar, after he was forgotten inside a vehicle for a number of hours in the community.

EMS personnel attempted resuscitation efforts on the child, who was extricated from a vehicle parked on Bnei Torah Street.

United Hatzalah Carmel District Commander Naftali Rothenberg reports that “unfortunately, the child was declared dead, a two-year-old, who according to pedestrians was inside a vehicle for a prolonged period of time.…

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VICTORIOUS! Anti-Semitic Firefighter Smoked Out Of FDNY Boro Park Assignment

The Jewish community in Brooklyn was outraged when they learned that an FDNY Firefighter with a history of being an open anti-semite and racist had been assigned to a Boro Park fire station. Thankfully, that has changed.

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) thanked New York City and the FNDY for re-assigning the racist firefighter who had been assigned to a firehouse in his district.…

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Parents Allegedly Seriously Abused Their Children For Failing To Daven Or Dress Immodestly

The Jerusalem District Prosecutor on Monday, 8 Iyar, filed an indictment against three defendants, parents and a son, members of the chareidi tzibur. The charges include abuse of minors.

According to the indictment, the parents used physical and verbal violence against their children, beating them, throwing objects, cursing and locking them in their rooms or outside the house for a long time.…

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Driver In Crash That Killed Chosson And Kallah Is Charged With Manslaughter

Police announced on Monday that one of the two people responsible for the deadly crash on the Nassau Expressway which killed a Chosson and Kallah, is now facing new charges.

Rahmel Watkins, 35, of Quincey Street in Brooklyn NY, is additionally charged with two counts of Manslaughter in the 2nd Degree. He was arraigned today Monday, April 23, 2018 in First District Court in Hempstead.…

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TEHILLIM: Frum Man Stabbed In Manhattan And In Critical Condition

An Orthodox Jewish man is in serious condition after he was stabbed in Midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon.

Sources tell YWN that the 32-year-old victim was walking on 33rd Street and 5th Avenue when he accidentally bumped into a FedEx employee. They got into an altercation which resulted in the FedEx employee stabbing the Jewish man at least 4 times.

He was rushed to Bellevue Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.…

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