The head of the Palestine Football Association came under fire for withdrawing a request to suspend Israel from FIFA, the international soccer body.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his condolences to Vice President Joe Biden on the death of his son, Beau.
The Israeli police officer who was fired for beating an Ethiopian-Israel soldier said he acted properly in his attempt to arrest and subdue the soldier, who had entered a closed-off area.
Funeral services were set for an elderly Jewish couple who drowned in the floods that swept through Houston last week.
Israeli cabinet ministers approved on Sunday legislation aimed at imposing tougher penalties on stone-throwers.3
Former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, died on Saturday after battling brain cancer, the vice president said. He was 46.
Several hundred people, many of them high school students, marched through Jerusalem in an annual protest against rape and a perceived tendency to blame rape victims.
The 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics won by American experimental physicist Leon Lederman sold at auction for $765,002.
The United States Social Security Administration paid out some $20.2 million in retirement benefits to suspected Nazi war criminals and other Nazi collaborators.
In their rush to declare victory in the FIFA fight, Israeli politicians seemed to ignore the irony of charging a prominent anti-apartheid activist with adjudicating Palestinian claims of Israeli discrimination.4
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