- Palestinians vandalize Obama banner with swastikas (AP)
"Palestinians have vandalized a banner bearing President Barack Obama’s image just days before his visit. The Palestinians tore down the banner, hurled shoes at it and spray painted it with swastikas. Associated Press TV video showed a taxi driving over the banner before it was set on fire in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Monday. Video broadcast on Israel’s Channel 10 also showed an official Palestinian Authority car driving over the banner. Obama arrives in Israel on Wednesday. He heads to the West Bank Thursday. [...]"