CAIRO (AP) — The brother of al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri (AY'-muhn ahl-ZWAH'-ree) is under arrest in Egypt where the ousted president's Muslim Brotherhood remains poised to hold further street protests even as it faces possible outlaw status. Officials say Mohammed al-Zawahri, a Mohammed Morsi ally, planned to bring in armed groups to provide support to people holed up inside a mosque that was stormed by security forces yesterday.
CEBU, Philippines (AP) — Officials in the Philippines say they're still on a rescue mission but searchers scouring the water near the central port of Cebu found no signs of more survivors today from the sinking of a ferry boat. The ferry collided with another ship yesterday and at least 34 people are confirmed dead with another 80 missing. Hundreds were rescued.
BEIJING (AP) — A government news agency says another dozen deaths have been reported amid flooding in China's northeast and southeast. The Xinhua (shin-wah) News Agency says the overall death toll is now 43 and landslides blocked a major train line.
HAILEY, Idaho (AP) — Officials in central Idaho are hoping for more favorable weather conditions today in their fight against a wind-driven wildfire that covers about 144 square miles outside the posh ski town of Ketchum. The fire has forced even more people from their residences, with more than 2,300 homes now evacuated.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The first of the civil claims against Penn State from the Jerry Sandusky case has been settled. His attorney says a man who testified he was fondled by the former Penn State assistant football coach has reached agreement with the university on compensation.
Created: Sun, 18 Aug 2013 04:14:43 EST
Updated: Sun, 18 Aug 2013 04:14:43 EST