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Israel Expropriates West Bank Land, Days After Biden Visit

Defense officials say Israel has expropriated a large stretch of land in the West Bank, near the city of Jericho, just days after Vice President Joe Biden visited the region. The move, which was reported in Israeli media earlier, has already drawn a sharp U.S. rebuke.   COGAT, a defense body, said Wednesday that about 580 acres (235 hectares) were seized. The decision was enacted on Sunday.   U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said Tuesday that Israeli land...

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