Jordanian Bank Caught Funding Hamas Terrorism

Gary Osen, an attorney for the plaintiffs in a case against Jordan-based Arab Bank, talks with reporters outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York

Jordan’s Arab Bank, one of the most prominent financial institution’s in the Middle East, was convicted of aiding Hamas terrorists and helping the terror group’s operatives to “carry out a wave of violence in Israel that killed and wounded hundreds of Americans,” according to Bloomberg.

Federal Government to ATV Owners: One at a Time

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is looking into how to ban passengers from riding four wheelers in the name of public safety.

The agency issued a “request for information” on Monday to learn the feasibility of prohibiting more than one person from riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV). The notice will be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday.

Legendary Israeli Intelligence Officer Dies at Age 87

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JERUSALEM—The man who led Israel’s hunt for the men behind the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, Mike Harari, died in Tel Aviv yesterday at age 87.

Harari was a legendary operations officer who was also involved in the rescue of hijacked air passengers at Entebbe, Uganda, in 1976 and numerous other actions, most of them still secret.

Iran Facing Leadership Crisis as Supreme Leader’s Health Worsens

Ali Khamenei, Hassan Rouhani

Iran is on the cusp of experiencing a major political crisis as regime insiders jockey for power in what intelligence reports indicate is the coming end to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s 25-year reign as head of the country.

Khamenei, who rose to power as Iran’s second supreme leader in 1989, was in the hospital last week to undergo prostate surgery.

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power predicted on Sunday that the United States would not carry out airstrikes in Syria alone and suggested that some nations have already indicated they would participate in striking Syria, despite the current lack of public support.

The Future and Its Enemies

Depiction of a futuristic city

In 2011, Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and Palantir Technologies, worried that the future might be over.

In a cover story for National Review, the entrepreneur and investor argued that, “when tracked against the admittedly lofty hopes of the 1950s and 1960s, technological progress has fallen short in many domains.” Only drastic changes, he said, could sustain the centuries-long (and historically atypical) stream of progress that the rise of the West has represented.

Jordanian Bank Caught Funding Hamas Terrorism

Gary Osen, an attorney for the plaintiffs in a case against Jordan-based Arab Bank, talks with reporters outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York

Jordan’s Arab Bank, one of the most prominent financial institution’s in the Middle East, was convicted of aiding Hamas terrorists and helping the terror group’s operatives to “carry out a wave of violence in Israel that killed and wounded hundreds of Americans,” according to Bloomberg.

Federal Government to ATV Owners: One at a Time

AP

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is looking into how to ban passengers from riding four wheelers in the name of public safety.

The agency issued a “request for information” on Monday to learn the feasibility of prohibiting more than one person from riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV). The notice will be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday.

Legendary Israeli Intelligence Officer Dies at Age 87

AP

JERUSALEM—The man who led Israel’s hunt for the men behind the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, Mike Harari, died in Tel Aviv yesterday at age 87.

Harari was a legendary operations officer who was also involved in the rescue of hijacked air passengers at Entebbe, Uganda, in 1976 and numerous other actions, most of them still secret.