The Associated Press reported Friday evening that Israel had attacked a suspected weapons site in Syria.
The report, which cited American officials, said the strike occurred overnight Thursday into Friday. One official said the strike appeared to hit a warehouse.
Israeli leaders have expressed concerns that the Syrian regime would transfer chemical weapons to anti-Israel militant groups, including the Lebanese Hezbollah.
Update: Friday, May 3, 2013 - 11:35 p.m. ET:
WH declines comment on rpts of Israeli strikes in Syria, refers Qs to Israeli govt.
Asked Obama has been briefed on Israeli strikes, WH official tells BuzzFeed they’re “aware” of rpts and refers Qs to Israel.
Update: Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 4:43 a.m. ET:
- A University of Cincinnati officer has been charged with murder for shooting Samuel Dubose, an unarmed black man.
- Regulators are looking into allegations of "deceptive or unfair" marketing practices at the University of Phoenix.
- Mullah Omar, the Taliban's reclusive leader, died more than two years ago, Afghan officials say. The Taliban hasn't commented.