WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will resume long-stalled direct peace talks tomorrow in Washington. Officials say the two sides have accepted invitations from Secretary of State John Kerry "to formally resume direct final status negotiations." Two days of initial meetings are set to begin tomorrow evening.
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — The 79th person to die in last week's train derailment in Spain has been identified by her family as Myrta Fariza of Houston. Her friends and family had created a Facebook page where they collected donations and communicated while she was in the hospital. She is the second American fatality in the Wednesday crash. A Virginia woman also died.
PIERMONT, N.Y. (AP) — A second body has been recovered from the Hudson River north of New York City, where a speedboat slammed into a construction barge Friday night. A man's body was found today a mile downstream from where a woman's body was found yesterday. Four of the six people who were aboard the speedboat were injured, including the operator, who's been charged with vehicular manslaughter and vehicular assault.
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian Health Ministry official says the death toll in weekend clashes between security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi has risen to 80. But an official at Cairo's main morgue puts the number at 83. It's the deadliest single outbreak of violence since the military ousted Morsi in a July 3 coup.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Security officials in Libya say two large explosions have struck the eastern city of Benghazi, targeting two court houses and setting a vehicle on fire. The security official says police are investigating if the explosions were caused by bombs. Benghazi is Libya's second-largest city and one of its most volatile. Yesterday, a prison break there set more than 1,000 inmates free.
Created: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 04:15:18 EST
Updated: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 04:15:18 EST