Israeli troops shot at a target across the Syrian frontier on Tuesday in response to gunfire that struck its forces in the Golan Heights, the Israeli military said.
A statement said a military vehicle was damaged by shots fired from Syria but that there were no injuries. It said
A 2-mile-wide (3-km-wide) tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, killing at least 51 people while destroying entire tracts of homes, piling cars atop one another, and trapping two dozen school children beneath rubble.
More than 60 people were killed in a series of car bomb explosions targeting Shi'ite Muslims across Iraq on Monday, police and medics said, part of the worst sectarian violence since US troops pulled out in December 2011.
The attacks brought the number killed in sectarian cla
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held out the prospect of further Israeli strikes inside Syria, pledging to act to prevent advanced weapons from reaching Hezbollah and other militant groups.
Although Israel has not publicly taken sides in the civil war between Syrian President B
A single winning ticket for a record US Powerball lottery jackpot worth $590.5 million was sold in Florida, organizers said late on Saturday, but there was no immediate word about who won or where in the state the ticket was bought.
Texas has joined the crowd of Gulf of Mexico states to file suit against BP, Halliburton and others for their role in one of the worst oil spills in the US history.
The complaint in US District Court in Beaumont, Texas, alleges that the companies and others "engaged in willf
Switzerland is on the brink of a deal to settle a long-running dispute with US authorities over Swiss banks accused of helping wealthy Americans evade billions of dollars of tax, the finance minister said.
"We hope that we will shortly be at the finishing line," Eveline
Israel has warned that advanced weapons supplied by Russia to war-torn Syria could end up in the wrong hands and be used against the Jewish state.
A Russian shipment of Yakhont anti-ship missiles to Syria was condemned by the United States on Friday and Israel is also alarmed by
Yahoo Inc's board will meet on Sunday to vote on whether to offer $1.1 billion in cash for New York-based blogging service Tumblr, tech blog AllThingsD cited sources close to the situation as saying.
Yahoo! may be on the verge of closing its biggest acquisition during the 10-
US regulators are ordering the Bank of Montreal, the fourth largest bank in Canada by assets, to take steps to correct lapses in oversight that could allow the bank to be used for money laundering.
The Federal Reserve announced an agreement with the bank. The Fed cited procedural