Bombings attributed to a violent Muslim group killed 290 Christians and wounded about 500 others Sunday in Sri Lanka. Authorities had been warned 10 days earlier but reportedly failed to act on the information.
Israel hit Hamas targets in Gaza Tuesday night and Wednesday after a rocket was launched into southern Israel. Prime Minister Netanyahu may prefer not to destroy Hamas, however, because Israel benefits from the division between Gaza and the Palestinian Authority.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller issued his report on the two-year investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. He found no evidence for indicting anybody. Leading Democrats now say that doesn’t matter.
The compromise budget proposal in Congress only gives the president $1.4 billion for a border wall, a quarter of what he requested, while sending $5.3 billion for border fencing to Israel, Jordan, and Ukraine.