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Even LeBron James Is State Secret at Gitmo

By Reuters

U .S. security restrictions governing the statements of five Guantanamo prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 plot are so stringent that one defendant’s assessment of basketball star LeBron James was treated as a top national secret for two months, his lawyer said on Tuesday.Read More


David Cameron Says Not Time to Strike Iran

By JTA

British Prime Minister David Cameron told members of London’s Jewish community that Israel should give sanctions against Iran more time to work.Read More


Activists Blast Mindy Meyer Over Elephant

By Seth Berkman

Animal rights activists say Brooklyn state Senate candidate Mindy Meyer should have known better than to hire a trained elephant for a campaign fundraiser.Read More


Hungary Man Gets 2 Years for Attack on Jew

By JTA

The assailant of a Budapest Jewish leader was sentenced to two years in prison 11 days after the attack.Read More


Jordan Holds Vote on Day After Israel

By Reuters

Jordan’s electoral commission set Jan. 23 as the date for early parliamentary elections on Tuesday after King Abdullah dissolved parliament halfway through its term, reacting to pressure to accelerate political reforms.Read More


Adelsons Give $500K to Pro-Boteach Super PAC

By JTA

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife have given $500,000 to a Super PAC supporting Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s bid for Congress.Read More


Sweden Complains Over 'False' Iran Sanctions Report

By Reuters

  • Sweden has complained to Israel over a newspaper report which said the Nordic state had tried to block EU sanctions against Iran to protect powerhouse telecoms equipment maker Ericsson, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

Arab Dictators' $1B Secret Stash

By Reuters

Switzerland has frozen $1 billion in stolen assets linked to dictators ousted by Arab spring uprisings in Egypt, Libya, Syria and Tunisia.Read More


Despite Ryan's Heritage, Ireland Sticks With Obama

By Reuters

In the land of his ancestors, Paul Ryan’s Irish charm is failing him.Read More


Netanyahu Praises Europe for Iran Sanctions

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the European Union on Tuesday for ramping up sanctions against Iran, saying such measures were having a strong impact on the Iranian economy.Read More


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