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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The California Coastal Commission on Thursday approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego — but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them.
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is set to overhaul Washington's approach to supporting Syrian rebel forces following this year's deeply troubled launch of a U.S. military training program, and will speak on the matter within hours, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Friday. "I think you'll be hearing very shortly from him in that regard about the proposals that he has approved and that we are going to go forward with," Carter told a news briefing in London. (Reporting by Phil Stewart and Kate Holton; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
JERUSALEM (AP) — At least four attacks — three by Palestinians and one by an Israeli — threatened to escalate and spread throughout the country as Israeli police struggled to control spiraling violence.