RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — There's one last rally in Rio for Pope Francis, who is expected to draw millions of people for Mass today on the white sands of Copacabana beach. Rapturous crowds have been the rule during the pope's visit to Brazil during the World Youth Day celebration.
JERUSALEM (AP) — There's at least one no vote as Israel's Cabinet prepares to vote today on freeing Palestinian prisoners as part of U.S efforts to resume peace talks. Naftali Bennett of the Jewish Home Party, a main coalition partner of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, spoke at a protest with families who lost loved ones in Palestinian attacks.
CAIRO (AP) — Authorities say the vast majority of the dead in Cairo clashes between security forces and supporters of the ousted Islamist president were demonstrators. The Interior Ministry says some policemen were wounded and it is not clear if civilians who sided with police were among the dead. Officials say the death toll in Cairo and Alexandria is now 72.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Now Investigators are working to determine what caused the church bus accident that killed three people in Indianapolis. The bus carrying teenagers from a youth camp in northern Michigan was just minutes from home when it came speeding off an interstate, struck a retaining wall and flipped on its side. The driver says the brakes failed.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Western North Carolina is still soggy after system of thunderstorms stalled over the area, delivering about a foot of rain in some places. The rains caused power outages and flash floods that swamped homes and washed out roads and bridges. There were 18 reports of swift-water rescues, and one minor injury.
Created: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 06:15:17 EST
Updated: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 06:15:17 EST