Who Sent Falafels To The Vizhnitzer Rebbe?

The Vizhnitz hasidic sect is in a tizzy after discovering that dozens of falafels and other hot foods were sent in the past few days to the home of their rebbe, Rabbi Yisrael Hager, who lives in the Kiryat Vizhnitz section of Bnei Brak. Read more

Russia Threatens To Shoot Down US Aircraft

Russia threatened to retaliate against US aircraft following reports that a US Navy fighter plane shot down a Syrian fighter which had bombed US-backed rebels, the New York Post reported. Read more

Paris – Man Arrested In Paris Attack On Police Vehicle

Paris – The French national gendarmerie service says the driver of a car that rammed a law enforcement vehicle has been arrested and no one was hurt in the incident. Read more

Israeli Police officer Suspected of Sexually Assaulting Six-Year-old Girl

The Police Investigations Department arrested a 45-year-old police officer on Wednesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl. Read more

Amid Boycott of Qatar, Israel Mulls Expelling Al-Jazeera

Israel is reportedly considering shuttering the al-Jazeera bureau in Jerusalem alongside a broader Sunni Arab campaign to pressure the Gulf nation of Qatar over its close ties to Iran and backing for terror groups. Read more

Trump Pushes For Privatizing US Air Traffic Control

President Trump announced his plan Monday to privatize America’s air traffic control system and separate it from the FAA arguing the federal agency is too “antiquated” to innovate and casting the overhaul as an initial step toward improving the country’s infrastructure. Read more

Teddy Sagi Buys Control of Brack Capital

Billionaire Teddy Sagi is acquiring a 44% controlling interest in Brack Capital Properties NV (TASE: BCNV) from the controlling shareholders in the company for NIS 1.1 billion. Read more

Man Stole Equipment From Marine One and Sold It on eBay

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $100,000 worth of military equipment used to support the Marine One helicopter fleet that transports the president. Read more

Beny Steinmetz May Have To Pay $1.2B For No Show At Simandou

BSG Resources, the mining arm of tycoon Beny Steinmetz’s empire, may have to pay as much as $1.2 billion to Vale (NYSE:VALE), its former partner in the massive Simandou iron ore project in Guinea, after choosing to skip a related arbitration hearing in London. Read more