JERUSALEM (AP) — Preliminary discussions are set to begin Monday in Washington on how the Israelis and the Palestinians can resume talks that broke down in 2008. Meetings Monday and Tuesday between teams for both sides come after months of shuttle diplomacy by Secretary of State John Kerry and an agreement by Israel's Cabinet to release more than a hundred Palestinian prisoners convicted of deadly attacks.
ROME (AP) — At least 37 people are dead in southern Italy after a tour bus smashed into several cars in heavy traffic and plunged off a highway into a ravine late Sunday. Firefighters say the dead were found inside the mangled bus and underneath the wreckage, which lay on its side.
DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — No one was injured when a Las Vegas-bound tour bus carrying 33 people was swept away by floodwaters in Arizona as the driver tried to cross a wash. The bus had been on a day-trip Sunday to the Grand Canyon's west rim. The bus was turned on its side during a second day of heavy rain in the state.
UNDATED (AP) — Boeing is expanding inspections of emergency locator beacons made by Honeywell to include five more aircraft types. Problems were discovered with the transmitters on 787 jets. Boeing is asking operators of its 717s and Next-Generation 737, 747-400, 767 and 777 airplanes to inspect the battery-operated beacons which activate in a crash to help rescuers find a plane.
PARIS (AP) — Police in Cannes, France say they don't know who's responsible for a heist Sunday that netted the thief or thieves a staggering $53 million in jewels. Police say it's one of Europe's biggest jewelry heists in recent years. Local media say a single gunman stuffed a suitcase with gems before making a swift exit. Police will not confirm those reports.
Created: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 02:15:25 EST
Updated: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 02:15:25 EST