• Ex NY basketball coach indicted on forged-transcript charges

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former head basketball coach of a New York community college has been indicted on charges he used forged transcripts to help star players transfer to NCAA Division I colleges, prosecutors said Thursday.

  • In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, a French police officers watches the festivities through binoculars on the roof of the town hall, during the opening night of the Bayonne festival, or "Fetes de Bayonne", in Bayonne, southwestern France.  Bayonne, the cultural capital of the French Basque country, hosts the yearly traditional Bayonne festival from July 27-31, and is expected to attract about one million people this year from all over France, Spain, and other European countries. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

    Big bags banned from Cannes beaches as attacks precaution

    PARIS (AP) — Vacationers in the French Riviera city of Cannes have been banned from bringing big bags to the beach for security reasons in hopes of deterring a terrorist attack.

  • Pope Francis is helped by Vatican Master of Ceremonies, Mons. Guido Marini as he stumbles on the altar as he celebrates a mass in Czestochowa, Poland, Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

    Pope Francis misses step, falls down before Mass in Poland

    CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis missed a step and fell to the ground Thursday as he walked on an open-air platform to celebrate Mass at Poland’s holiest shrine of Jasna Gora.

  • Faithful participating in World Youth Days cheer as a tram carrying Pope Francis pulls up in Krakow's Jordan Park, Poland, Thursday, July 28, 2016. The Pope is on a five-day visit to Poland which will culminate with the World Youth Day on Sunday. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

    The Latest: Pope prays at Poland’s Black Madonna icon

    CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Poland and World Youth Day celebrations (all times local):

  • Holocaust survivors Reuwen ‘Ruby’ Sosnowicz, left, and Saul Dreier, members of the Holocaust Survivor Band, wait to go on stage for a performance in the former Warsaw Ghetto in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday July 26, 2016. Two Holocaust survivors took to a stage at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto this week to perform lively prewar tunes, with a 91-year-old on drums and an 88-year-old on accordion, keyboard and vocals. Among the hundreds in the audience were several Polish Christians who saved Jews during the Holocaust, part of a complex relationship between Jews and Christians in Poland that Pope Francis will encounter during a somber visit to Auschwitz on Friday.   (AP Photo/Vanessa Gera)

    With Auschwitz visit, pope faces complex Polish-Jewish story

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two Holocaust survivors took to a stage at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto this week to perform lively prewar tunes — the 91-year-old played drums and the 88-year-old was on accordion, keyboard and vocals. In the audience several elderly Christian Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust swayed and tapped their feet to songs in Yiddish, Hebrew and Polish.

  • In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016 photo, Israeli Dani Dayan speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Jerusalem. For years, Dani Dayan was the West Bank settler movement’s face to the outside world. Next week, he’ll become the face of Israel to much of North America. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

    Israeli settler-turned-diplomat to take new post in New York

    JERUSALEM (AP) — For years, Dani Dayan was the West Bank settler movement’s face to the outside world. Next week, he’ll become the face of Israel to much of North America.

  • Police officers stand guard as a convoy of ambulances carrying the bodies of drug traffickers drive past by at Wijaya Pura port upon arrival from the prison island of Nusakambangan in Cilacap, Central Java, Indonesia, Friday, July 29, 2016. Indonesia executed one Indonesian and three Nigerians on Friday and said it had not yet decided when 10 others convicted of drug crimes would be put to death. (AP Photo/Agus Fitrah)

    Indonesia rebuffs UN, EU appeals to halt looming executions

    CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia executed four people convicted of drug crimes on Friday despite international protests and said it would decide later when as many as 10 others are put to death.

    Updated: 11:11 pm

  • Faithful cheer Pope Francis in front of the Jasna Gora shrine in Czestochowa, Poland, Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

    Pope visits Krakow convent ahead of Mass at Polish shrine

    CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis blessed hundreds of thousands of faithful Thursday at a shrine in Poland, paying tribute to a beloved native son, St. John Paul II, honoring the countless “ordinary yet remarkable” Poles who defiantly clung to their faith during Soviet-bloc communism and establishing this pontiff’s drawing power in a country where being Catholic is often equated with being Polish.

    Updated: 3:07 pm

  • In this Feb. 5, 2016, file photo, University of Louisville president James Ramsey addresses the media in Louisville, Ky.  University of Louisville trustees have accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal. The action by the school's new board at a special meeting Wednesday, July 27, signals the end of an era. Ramsey has led the university for 14 years. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

    University of Louisville president’s resignation accepted

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — University of Louisville trustees on Wednesday accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal.

  • Cowboys’ Gregory facing longer suspension over new violation

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas defensive end Randy Gregory is facing a longer suspension over another violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, and owner Jerry Jones says he doesn’t expect to see the troubled player at training camp in California.