Hamas and other Gaza militant groups say they have accepted an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire after launching hundreds of rockets into Israel over the past 24 hours and weathering a wave of punishing Israeli airstrikes.
The coalition government of Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face a no-confidence at the opposition request after allegations that his son was deliberately kept abroad so he wouldn't face questions about alleged fraud charges that Babis faces.
Congressional aides and advocacy groups say lawmakers are close to an agreement on legislation designed to boost rehabilitation efforts for federal prisoners and give judges more discretion when sentencing some non-violent offenders.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's office says Amazon's plans for an operations hub in the state are expected to create 5,000 jobs and represent "the single largest jobs commitment made by a company in Tennessee's history".
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has completed its environmental review of a revised Red River diversion project, which will help determine whether the DNR will issue a permit for the proposed Fargo-Moorhead channel.