Israeli forces uprooted this West Bank outpost on Wednesday, removing
residents and hundreds of their supporters in sometimes violent clashes
as they dismantled a community that has become a symbol of Jewish
The evacuation, which followed years of legal battles, came amid a flurry of bold new settlement moves by Israel's government, which has been buoyed by the election of PresidentDonald Trump.
Facebook's virtual-reality subsidiary and two of its founders are facing
a sobering reality after a jury hit them with a $500 million bill for
violating the intellectual property rights of video-game maker ZeniMax
The verdict reached Wednesday in a Dallas federal court represents about one-fourth of the $2 billion that Facebook paid two years ago to buy Oculus, a developer of virtual-reality gear and software.
Congo's opposition icon Etienne Tshisekedi, who pushed for democratic
reforms for decades in the vast Central African nation throughout
dictatorship and civil war, has died, his political party said late
Wednesday. He was 84.
His death comes at a politically fragile moment for Congo, where he was heavily involved in the recent deal to get President Joseph Kabila to agree to step down by the end of this year after months of deadly protests. The parties signed a deal that has yet to be implemented.