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

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