Former World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Welterweight champion and ordained Orthodox Rabbi, Yuri Foreman will seek to regain his title by taking on Cuban refugee Erislandy Lara on January 13 at the Hialeah Park Racing and Casino in Miami.
“Yuri Foreman is a former world champion who is dedicated to this sport and will be looking to win another world title,” Lara said in a prepared statement.
“I expect nothing but the best from him. On fight night, I’m making another statement and going for the knockout! After this fight, it’s time to unify the division, then move up to win the middleweight titles. Everyone should tune-in because it’s going to be a great night of boxing” Lara added. Continue reading →
The F-35 is a $400 billion program to replace the current fleet of U.S. fighter planes for the Army, Air Force and Navy.
The program has serious problems.
Yesterday was an example. Two F-35s were set to arrive in the early afternoon in Israel – the first delivered outside the United States.
Everyone seemed excited at first. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter was there to praise the new fighters. Israel’s top officials had also gathered to greet the $100 million (each) planes.
“There’s no better symbol of the US commitment to Israel’s security that the F-35, the most capable aircraft in the skies,” Carter declared.
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Secretary of State John Forbes Kerry said Sunday he thinks Israel is “heading to a place of danger” because of settlement growth, and he had been “pushing uphill” with the Israeli government, because a majority of the ruling coalition does not support a two-state solution.
There’s a basic choice that has to be made. Are there going to be continued settlements, is there going to be continued implementation of the settlement policy, or is there going to be a separation and the creation of two states?
Kerry was speaking at the Brookings Institute, an organization whose leadership includes Martin Indyk, the man who ran John Kerry’s Continue reading →