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The NASDAQ composite index returned to territory it hasn’t seen since the heyday of the dot-com boom, closing above the 5,000 mark Monday.
The LAPD says a Taser did not subdue the man, who was struggling with officers on the ground when he was shot to death. Police say the man tried to grab an officer’s gun.
But, the Israeli premier told AIPAC, reports of a decline in ties between the allies were “not only premature, they’re just wrong.” The remarks come amid tensions between the countries.
“The move has created bad blood between Netanyahu and Obama, and relations between the two countries have suffered,” NPR’s Jackie Northam reports.
An Iraqi force has begun a large-scale operation to recapture Tikrit, according to state TV. Tikrit, the hometown of Saddam Hussein, lies between Baghdad and Mosul.
Nina Pham, 26, who contracted Ebola after caring for a patient, tells the Dallas Morning News that she will file a lawsuit Monday charging the hospital in Dallas lacked proper training and equipment.
Miñoso, known as the Cuban Comet and Mr. White Sox, was a seven-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glover whose major league career spanned five decades.
The Secretary of State said the Israeli prime minister is welcome to speak in the U.S. and that the White House does not want to see his address to Congress become “a political football.”
The latest avalanches, in the Panjshir Valley north of the capital, Kabul, have cut off villages in the area for almost a week.
A Pew Research Center survey shows that 63 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 favor legalization.