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Sentencing of Israeli soldier in shooting deepens fissures

Israel Soldier Sentenced

JERUSALEM (AP) – An Israeli soldier was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison for killing a badly wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground, in a landmark decision that deepened fissures in Israeli society and drew Palestinian criticism for being too lenient. Leading nationalist Israeli politicians called …

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Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison

Khalid Abu Bakar, Abdul Samah Mat

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – The women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea’s ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them on his face, police said Wednesday, announcing they were now seeking a North Korean diplomat in connection with the attack. …

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