Ariel Shapira

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Heart-stopping moment officer is shot by man pulled over for speeding

A routine traffic stop in Pennsylvania resulted in a gunfight on the side of the road that nearly killed one of the officers. Police pulled Daniel …

Law Enforcement

Thousands of Palestinians RIOT at Gaza border, attack Israel with firebombs and explosive devices – ISRAEL RESPONDS!

After a night of apparent calm between Israel and Hamas, Palestinian rioters have once again instigated a military response by Israel as they’ve …

Israel

The Craziest Marijuana Statistic From July

It was a rough month to be a pot-stock investor.<p>Excitement has been budding for years in the legal cannabis space, and we've begun to see that …

Cannabis

Philippines President Duterte lined up 100 allegedly corrupt cops in front of the media and threatened to kill them

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte summoned 102 allegedly corrupt policemen to his palace, lined them up, and threatened to kill them in front of the media.<p>The president on Tuesday summoned the cops, who were accused of various crimes, to the presidential palace — or the Malacañang — and …

Asia

'Incredible Hulk' comet, 13 times the size of Earth, has entered our solar system for the first time

It was at its closest to us last night<p>While there's a sure-to-be-stunning Perseid meteor shower coming up later in the week, another event took place …

Astronomy

Druze army vets campaign against Israel's Jewish state law

AHIHUD, Israel (AP) — Anwar Saeb spent two decades in the Israeli military, rising to the rank of colonel and suffering wounds in battle while serving as a brigade commander during the 2006 war in Lebanon.<p>Now, the 51-year-old lawyer, a member of Israel's Arabic-speaking Druze minority, finds …

Israel

Lawyer: Man killed by cop shot intruder to protect grandson

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A decorated Vietnam War veteran woke up to the sound of his front door crashing in and saw a naked intruder attack his grandson, so he acted to protect his loved ones, according to his family's lawyer.<p>As the man tried to choke and drown the boy in the bathroom, Richard Black …

Crime

His name was Yotam Ovadia

Giulio Meotti<p>The writer, an Italian journalist with Il Foglio, writes a twice-weekly column for Arutz Sheva. He is the author of the book "A New …

Israel

This Parasite Drugs Its Hosts With the Psychedelic Chemical in Shrooms

It also makes their butts fall off.<p>Imagine emerging into the sun after 17 long years spent lying underground, only for your butt to fall off.<p>That ignominious fate regularly befalls America’s cicadas. These bugs spend their youth underground, feeding on roots. After 13 or 17 years of this, they …

Microbiology

Sorry, “New York Times,” Ben-Gurion Never Called on Israel to Cede the West Bank

Among the many mischaracterizations and errors in an article that recently appeared on the front page of the <i>New York Times</i> is the statement, made in …

Israel

8 Gorgeous Greek Islands You Haven’t Heard of Yet

With 6,000 different islands sprinkled across the Aegean and Ionion Seas, Greece is the perfect vacation spot if you’re searching for photogenic …

European Travel

MK’s quake explanation may trigger bigger one for Israel-Diaspora ties

MK Yinon Azoulay (Shas), took the occasion of the quakes to inform his colleagues that Reform Jews “are not Jews.”<p>Map of Israeli marks out higher and …

Israel

Flight attendants' 'gut feeling' about passengers sparks human trafficking investigation: reports

Some Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants are being credited with helping to save three young females from an apparent human trafficking situation, a report said.<p>The flight attendants just had a gut feeling that something wasn’t quite right, Hawaii News Now reported.<p>It started when flight attendant …

Hawaiian Airlines

Caribbean Hotels Reopening With Major Upgrades in 2018 (Video)

Plus all the beaches, bars, restaurants, and other attractions that have opened since the 2017 hurricane season.<p>At the end of summer 2017, Hurricanes …

British Virgin Islands

The Best Places to Travel in August

1 of 13<p>Manhattan Beach, California<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Maui, Hawaii<p>3 of 13<p>Bodega Bay, California<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Cape Cod, …

Jackson Hole

'Blood Moon' to Appear for 21st Century's Longest Lunar Eclipse This Friday

The eclipse will be visible from Europe, Africa and the Middle East between sunset and midnight on July 27 and then between midnight and sunrise on …

University of Cambridge

UNRWA to Cut Programs in Palestine, Terminate Employees’ Contracts

UNRWA has announced that it would maintain the main services provided to Palestinian refugees, but would cancel various programs in the West Bank and …

Israel

‘Waze of Parking’ app SpotAngels raises $2.3 million

SpotAngels, an app that uses crowdsourced data to help drivers find parking and avoid tickets, has raised $2.3 million from a group of investors that includes Google Maps co-founder Lars Rasmussen.<p>Luc Vincent, the former head of Google Street View and vice president of engineering at Lyft, as well …

San Francisco

The world's most incredible paradise island hotels

North Island

UK agrees to take in some White Helmets evacuated from Syria by Israel

The UK is willing to offer asylum to some of the 500 members or relatives of the Syrian volunteer civil defence forces known as the White Helmets who have been rescued from Syria and evacuated to Jordan, the Guardian has learned.<p>The White Helmets and their families were evacuated by Israeli defence …

Middle East

NY Times Headlines, Timelines Falsely Suggest Israel's the Aggressor on Gaza Border

Israel is always to blame at the <i>New York Times</i>. A top-of-the-page photo of fleeing Palestinian protestors at the Gaza border on Saturday’s front page …

Israel

FARC members join Colombia's Congress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ten former members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia have officially become legislators in Colombia's Congress.<p>On Friday -- the country's independence day -- as part of the peace deal between the Colombian government and the disbanded guerrilla group, five former members took …

South America

Russians Convicted of Murder in Qatar (washingtonpost.com)

<b>Russians Convicted of Murder in Qatar</b> <br>Court Says Intelligence Agents Killed Former Chechen President on Moscow's Orders<p><i>By Peter Baker</i><br>Washington Post Foreign Service<br>Thursday, July 1, 2004; Page A18<p>MOSCOW, June 30 -- A court in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar convicted two Russian intelligence …

Russia

This is the New Hottest Beach Destination in Europe

From the craggy English seashore to the sun-kissed beaches of Croatia, Europe has some pretty stellar coastline. But where, exactly, is the absolute …

Travel Industry

Self-driving car startup Zoox is raising $500 million at a $3.2 billion valuation

Zoox, a once-secretive self-driving car startup, is closing a $500 million at a $3.2 billion post-money valuation, Bloomberg Businessweek reports. Prior to the deal, Zoox was valued at $2.7 billion, Zoox confirmed to TechCrunch. The round, led by Mike Cannon-Brookes of Grok Ventures, brings its …

Venture Capital

Why Are San Fancisco Schools Partnering with a Radical Anti-Israel Organization?

When a school district with a non-discrimination policy and guidelines that stipulate “non-engagement of political activities” partners with a …

Israel

Israel has appointed Sharon Afek as its first openly gay major general

Sharon Afek was previously the Israel Defence Forces’s (IDF) top lawyer.<p>Sharon Afek has become the first openly gay major general in Israel. He was …

What the Media Isn't Telling You About the Latest Hamas Attacks

The media's misreporting has a pattern.<p>When Israeli civilians get bombed by Hamas, that's not a story. But when Israel strikes back, suddenly it's a …

German Cops Tackled Jewish Professor Instead Of Palestinian Who Assaulted Him

(JTA) — German police officers wrestled to the ground and arrested a middle-aged Israeli academic wearing a kippah after he was assaulted in a park …

No Rabbi – It’s Not Jewish Love for Our ‘Historical, Religious Narrative’ That Prevents Peace

On the 10th of Tammuz (in the Hebrew calendar) the last king of Israel, King Zedekiah, was captured by the Babylonians, who had conquered Jerusalem …