Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, has admitted to misusing state funds and has agreed to pay a $15,000 fine. Authorities in the Dominican Republic are investigating whether a spate of mysterious U.S. tourists’ deaths may be linked to antifreeze-laced bootleg liquor. And cash registers at U.S. Target stores are working again after an “internal technology issue” shut them down yesterday, causing long checkout lines nationwide.
In the week ahead: With two top candidates disqualified and one arrested in the U.S. in a drug investigation, Guatemala holds presidential elections today. The military trial of of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher, accused of murdering a young militant detainee in Iraq, will begin Monday in San Diego. And on Wednesday, the embattled U.S. Federal Reserve board is expected to issue a statement that it’s amenable to an interest rate cut this year.
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