The killing preceded a 50-day war in Gaza last summer. Hussam Qawasmeh was sentenced by a military court and also ordered to pay $63,000 to the victims family.
There are upsides to having global investors stash their savings in the United States. But their embrace of the dollar can start to feel like a death grip if it goes too far and chokes off exports.
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said he is running against Sepp Blatter because he believes “it is time to shift the focus away from administrative controversy and back to sport.”
In 1945, Myerson became the first Jewish Miss America. The win to propelled her onto the national stage, but her image eventually became tainted during embarrassing missteps in the 1980s.
The East Coast is experiencing the coldest temperatures of the year, while the Pacific Northwest saw flooding and evacuations because of heavy rain.
Both officers are expected to recover. They were shot after they apprehended a suspect at a Chinese restaurant in the Bronx.
John Boehner is set to start his third 2-year term as speaker. His election is nearly a foregone conclusion, although a number of his Republican colleagues are likely voting against him on the floor.
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The much-criticized recall of more than 2 million vehicles for ignition switch and air bag problems has resulted in a record fine for the automaker, the Department of Transportation says.
Some residents are returning to find the blaze razed their homes. Parts of San Marcos were evacuated Thursday night; elsewhere, a fire jumped past its containment line.
With an expensive communication satellite as its payload, a Russian Proton-M rocket broke apart during its third stage last night. The unmanned rocket failed at an altitude of 100 miles.
In a country known for political dynasties, Modi’s rise has been stunning. He’s praised for making his Gujarat state an economic powerhouse, but religious riots there in 2002 leave some uneasy.
Defying expectations of a close vote that would require a coalition government, opposition leader Narendra Modi and his BJP party won India’s election outright, by a huge margin.
Because of corruption involving medical officials, the government and middlemen, only half the people with HIV get medicine. One man lost his wife while they were both on a waiting list for treatment.