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

NYPD: 1 Person Dead, Multiple People Hurt When Car Slams Into Pedestrians In Times Square

A driver speeding the wrong way up Seventh Avenue plowed into pedestrians in Times Square, killing at least one person and injuring 18 others, law enforcement sources said. Read more

Judge Concerned Over Giuliani’s Work In Iran Sanctions Case

A judge presiding over a criminal case against a wealthy Turkish businessman said Thursday he’s not sure ex-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani can work for the defendant while his law firm represents Turkey in other matters. Read more

NYPD Officer Sentenced To Prison For Running Online Escort Service

A retired NYPD officer who ​pled guilty to running a high-end escort service is sinking his teeth into a new business venture​ ​a decidedly more wholesome “mobile food delivery app,” he told the court Thursday​. Read more

Shin Bet Looking For Recruits Who Can Crack Cyber-Riddle

The Shin Bet domestic security agency launched a recruitment campaign last week to enlist new spooks to its cyber division, using a riddle that must be solved before anyone can apply. Read more

New York – Questions Persist In Death Of Prominent New York Judge

New York – When Sheila Abdus-Salaam agreed to speak this month at an alumni gathering at Columbia Law School, it was business as usual for someone in demand as the first black woman to serve on New York’s highest court. Read more

Caruana Galizia Refuses To Testify At Magisterial Inquiry on Egrant Allegations

Malta Independent columnist Daphne Caruana Galizia has claimed to not only have documents backing up her claims, but also a whistleblower. Read more

Beny Steinmetz Won’t Let George Soros Or Rio Tinto Forget Simandou

You can’t deny that Beny Steinmetz, the Israeli billionaire who has been Rio Tinto’s bete noire for the best part of a decade, isn’t good for a bit of drama. Read more