In Rio, spectators waited in lone lines to access Olympic events for the first day of competition. There were also reports of official Olympic bus drivers getting lost on the way to the venues. Organizers apologized Saturday, saying there were issues with procedures and systems in place.
In Belgium, two police officers were wounded Saturday after a man attacked them outside a police station with a machete. The man was purportedly shouting “God is greatest” in Arabic, when he approached the two at a security check point. Belgian prime minister says the investigation is pointing to terrorism.
In France, 13 people were killed, six other injured when fire swept through a bar at a birthday party. It happened in Rouen in Normandie. Officials say the fire appears to be accidental.
And President Barack Obama and the first family left for their seventh and final vacation on Martha's Vineyard as first family. The Obamas arrived Saturday to spend two weeks on the island.
Robert Bumstead, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.