National News

July 28, 2013

10 Things to Know for Monday

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

1. WHO’S AGREED TO RESUME PEACE TALKS

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will meet in Washington after Israel OKs release of 104 Palestinian prisoners.

2. EGYPT BRACES FOR MORE VIOLENCE

The interim government vows to crack down on two protest camps organized by supporters of ousted president Morsi.

3. NOT ENOUGH MONITORING OF MONITORING BRACELETS IN US

The AP finds that an avalanche of alerts is undermining attempts to check the whereabouts of sex offenders and others.

4. SEARCHERS FIND 2ND BODY AFTER HUDSON CRASH

It’s believed to be Mark Lennon, who was to be best man at the wedding of Lindsey Stewart, also presumed dead.

5. NEW SIGN OF DETERIORATING US ECONOMIC SECURITY

More than 19 million white Americans have fallen below the poverty line of $23,021 for a family of four, accounting for more than 41 percent of the nation’s destitute.

6. ‘BRAVEST MAN I EVER KNEW’ DIES AT 88

Medal of Honor recipient George “Bud” Day spent 5-1/2 years as a POW in Vietnam and was John McCain’s cellmate.

7. TOUR BUS CRASHES INTO ITALIAN RAVINE

At least two dozen die as Italian pilgrims plunge off highway near Avellino.

8. WHERE YOUNG BLACK MALE HUMANITY GETS A RARE SHOWCASE

The film ‘Fruitvale Station’ dramatizes the real-life case of a 22-year-old African American man shot in the back by a police officer in 2009.

9. HOW SOCIAL MEDIA HELPS TRACK PROPERTY LOST IN HOLOCAUST

Israel-based genealogy company uses the Internet to match items stolen by the Nazis to heirs of victims.

10. ONE MORE REASON HE’S YANKEE CAPTAIN

Derek Jeter hits a home run in his first at-bat after coming off disabled list.

 

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