Nico Rosberg tops final practice from Hamilton
Nico Rosberg topped Saturday morning's third and final free practice ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton by just 0.057 seconds to complete a clean sweep of all three sessions ahead of this weekend's German Grand Prix. The 31-year-old German produced a best lap of one minute and 15.738 seconds on a dry, warm and sunlit morning at Hockenheim where the two Mercedes men continued their domination. Hamilton's session was upset by an investigation into an 'unsafe release' when he came out of the pits ahead of Frenchman Romain Grosjean, who had to stop his Haas to allow the defending champion out.
The Latest: Pope meets girl whose artificial limbs he funded
KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):
Police arrest two suspected of plotting attack in Belgium
Belgian police arrested two men suspected of plotting a terror attack in Belgium as Europe remained on edge Saturday following a rising wave of jihadist bloodshed on the continent. Police arrested two men, identified as Noureddine H. and his brother Hamza H., after house searches late Friday in Belgium's French-speaking areas of Mons and Liege, federal prosecutors said. "Both are suspected of planning a terrorist attack somewhere in Belgium," a spokesman said in an English version of the statement.
Istanbul court releases hundreds of conscripts under arrest
ISTANBUL (AP) — An Istanbul court has released hundreds of enlisted conscripts under arrest as part of the investigation into the July 15 abortive coup, the state-run Anadolu news agency says.
Property toll grows as firefighters battle California wildfire
(Reuters) - The property toll claimed by a deadly blaze near California's Big Sur coast has grown as the fire threatened hundreds of more homes and forced several state parks to close at the height of summer tourist season. The blaze, which started last Friday, has roared through nearly 32,000 acres (13,000 hectares) of drought-parched chaparral, grass and timber into the Los Padres National Forest. Fire managers hope steady reinforcements to their ground crews over the past few days will help make a difference, said Robert Fish, a battalion chief with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).