CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian doctor says it's likely there are even more dead than the 38 counted so far at a rally where Islamist supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi clashed with security forces. The doctor says many casualties were transported to hospitals outside the sit-in and that hundreds were wounded. Millions also took to the streets opposing the Islamists.
PARACHINAR, Pakistan (AP) — Officials say overnight bombings that shredded a busy market in a Shiite-dominated region of northern Pakistan have killed at least 57 people. A hospital official says another 167 were wounded in Friday's bombings in the Kurram tribal area that borders Afghanistan to the west. The market was full of people buying items for their evening meal that breaks the daytime fast during the holy month of Ramadan.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was closed for nearly two hours while authorities responded to reports of a suspicious device. Television news reports showed a bomb squad robot removing what appeared to be a small cylindrical object from the ground. No further details on the device were released. The closing snarled already heavy afternoon traffic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first approved commercial drone operations in the U.S. could be approved later this summer now that federal regulators say they have certified two types of unmanned aircraft for civilian use. Insitu's Scan Eagle X200 and AeroVironment's PUMA both weigh less than 55 pounds, are about 4.5 feet long and have wingspans of 9 to 10 feet. Early flights will be for scientific and oil spill monitoring purposes.
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man faces four counts of first-degree murder after police say he fatally shot four people early Friday. The victims include an elderly father and his son who were delivering newspapers when they apparently stumbled upon a drug deal gone wrong. Police say they arrested 27-year-old Sidney A. Muller.
Created: Sat, 27 Jul 2013 03:15:12 EST
Updated: Sat, 27 Jul 2013 03:15:12 EST