SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — An investigating judge is expected to hear testimony today from the driver of a Spanish train that derailed at high speed, killing 78 people. Francisco Jose Garzon Amo is under arrest on suspicion of negligent homicide. Meanwhile, authorities say forensic experts have identified the last three bodies of victims.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — There's one last high point for the World Youth day festival in Brazil when Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the famous Copacabana beach. Francis, wraps up his wildly popular visit today, could draw as many as 3 million people to the white sand beach.
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Police say no one seems to know what a gunman who went on a shooting rampage at a South Florida apartment complex did what he did. There are conflicting portrayals of Pedro Vargas, who is being described as a quiet man who took his mother to doctor appointments, yet also someone who was known for getting into fights and yelling at his mom. Vargas killed six people and was shot dead by police.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Foreign Ministry says President Hamid Karzai plans to try some fence-mending with Pakistan when he visits the country soon. The ministry expressed hope that the new government in Islamabad will seek to improve tense relations.
CAIRO (AP) — Officials in Egypt say clashed in Alexandria have raised the death toll to 72 in weekend battles between security forces and supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. The head of the ministry's emergency and intensive care department says 792 people were wounded in both incidents, which spanned Friday and early Saturday.
Created: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 08:15:19 EST
Updated: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 08:15:19 EST