Advertisement
 
Sunday, May 01, 2016
Amsterdam, NY ,

 

Advertisement

10 Things to Know for Today

Monday, July 29, 2013 - Updated: 9:49 AM

The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. MIDEAST NEGOTIATORS HEAD TO US

Israeli and Palestinian officials will meet in Washington today after Israel approved the release of 104 Palestinian prisoners.

2. ITALY TOUR BUS CRASH KILLS 38

Police said the bus filled with Italian pilgrims smashed into several cars in heavy traffic and plunged into a ravine.

3. CHARGES OF SPYING ON JOURNALIST DENIED

New Zealand officials denied a report that said U.S. surveillance agencies joined in tracking phone records of a McClatchy freelancer working in Afghanistan.

4. DRIVER CHARGED IN SPAIN TRAIN CRASH

Francisco Jose Garzon Arno, charged with 79 counts of homicide, has said the brakes didn’t work when he tried to slow the speeding train before a curve. 

5. DOZENS KILLED IN BAGHAD BOMBINGS

A wave of car bombs in and around Baghdad killed at least 47 during morning rush hour in the latest coordinated insurgent attack. 

6. WHITEY BULGER DEFENSE BEGINS

But lawyers haven’t said whether the 83-year-old charged with 19 killings and racketeering in Boston will take the stand himself. 

7. HUGE HEIST ON THE RIVIERA

A haul of $53 million worth of diamonds and other jewels were stolen from a Cannes hotel featured in the Hitchcock film “To Catch a Thief.” 

8. FLOSSIE HEADS TO BIG ISLAND

The weakened tropical storm is still expected to bring 18-foot-high waves, flooding and high winds to Hawaii.

9. THE INTELLIGENCE OF FARM ANIMALS

Rights advocates say that pigs, chickens and cows may be as smart and sociable as dogs, hoping to boost the ranks of vegetarians in the U.S. 

10. WHAT PENN STATE KNEW ABOUT ABUSE SCANDAL

The university’s former president, vice president and athletic director appear today at a preliminary hearing on charges they tried to cover up charges against Jerry Sandusky.

     

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Advertisement
Subscribe to The Recorder

 

The Recorder Sports Schedule

Most Popular

    Area high school sports calendar
    Monday, April 25, 2016

    Dr. Tom Catena named finalist for humanitarian award
    Monday, April 25, 2016

    Mary Katherine Szasz
    Monday, April 25, 2016

    McGillin tosses two-hitter in Amsterdam's 7-0 victory
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    State unable to determine city's fiscal stress score
    Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    Corrections officer pleads guilty to assault
    Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    Ground broken on East End park
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    Town board moves toward banning binary explosives
    Monday, April 25, 2016

    Legislators drop salary raises for current term
    Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    Conservation group helps with Schoharie Crossing site cleanup
    Thursday, April 28, 2016

Advertisement

Copyright © McClary Media, Inc.

Privacy Policies: The Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook