The U.S. is resuming some of the military aid to Egypt it halted last year, including delivery of 10 helicopters, after certifying that the country is abiding by its peace treaty with Israel and combating terrorism.
National regulations on the handling and storage of ammonium nitrate fertilizer are needed to avoid the type of massive explosion that last year killed 14 people in West, Texas, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said.
The U.S. warned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas it may withhold aid if he dismantles his government in response to stalled peace talks, while Israel criticized his renewed efforts to reconcile with the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers.
Argentina got a skeptical reception at the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices considered whether two banks must turn over details about the country’s assets as part of a multibillion-dollar fight over defaulted government bonds.
Saudi Basic Industries Corp., the world’s largest petrochemicals maker, rose the most in three months after saying it’s seeking to expand into China and the U.S. following a decline in first-quarter profit.