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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces tracked down a group of suspects behind the deadly ambush of a family car in the West Bank earlier this month and killed the man who pulled the trigger in that attack in a shootout early on Wednesday, the military said.
Japan launched an economic stimulus package worth more than 28 trillion yen ($266 billion) on Wednesday, days before the central bank is expected to unveil its own growth-boosting measures. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the programme in a speech in southwestern Japan, giving few details except to say it would include about 13 trillion yen in fiscal measures including government spending. Abe promised a stimulus package -- which earlier reports had varied at being worth 10 to 30 trillion yen -- after Britain's vote last month to quit the European Union sparked a rally in the yen that threatened profits at Japan Inc.