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Jordan Executes 2 Militants in Response to Pilot's Killing

Jordan executed two militants at dawn Wednesday, responding to the Islamic State group's gruesome killing of a Jordanian pilot captured after his plane went down during a mission targeting the fighters in Syria. Authorities hanged Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi woman sentenced to death for her role in a 2005 suicide bombing in Amman, and Ziad al-Karbouly, another Iraqi with ties to al-Qaida.  The Islamic State group had demanded al-Rishawi's release as part of a prisoner...

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