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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian gunman ambushed a family traveling in a car in the West Bank on Friday, killing an Israeli man and wounding his wife and two teenage children in an assault that prompted the military to send hundreds of troops to the area — the largest operation in the territory in two years.
California's governor approved a series of gun control measures Friday, including new restrictions on assault weapons, in the wake of recent mass shootings across the country that have triggered outrage. Governor Jerry Brown signed into law six bills that were part of a package put before him by state lawmakers, further boosting firearms restrictions in one of the US states with the most stringent gun control laws. The bills approved by the governor include a ban on assault weapons with magazines that can quickly be detached, new restrictions on loaning firearms and new punishment for falsely reporting guns as stolen.