Advertisement
 
Monday, December 22, 2014
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
The Recorder Sports Schedule

 

The Recorder Newscast

Most Popular

    Area high school sports calendar
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    Amsterdam Police help Schenectady find homicide suspect
    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    URGENT New York panel picks 3 upstate resort casinos
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Port Jackson Media changes ownership
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    Robert A. Savoie Jr.
    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    New tax: Vehicle use tax approved
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Mary Catherine "Kitty" Horigan Boscherini
    Friday, December 19, 2014

    Amsterdam bounces back from S-G defeat with impressive win over Broadalbin-Perth
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    B-P senior portrait is given the green light
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    Second nature: St. Mary's staff conducts ebola drill
    Thursday, December 18, 2014

Advertisement

Copyright © Port Jackson Media

Privacy Policies: The Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook