KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A Kuwait appeals court says an online activist must serve a jail sentence for Twitter posts deemed offensive to the Gulf nation’s ruler, but the prison term was reduced from two years to one.
DAMASCUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man died in a weekend fire in northeast Ohio.
The fire department in Damascus said the body… More »
Monday marks the tenth anniversary of the murder of Youngstown police officer Michael Hartzell.
BERLIN (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they have charged three German-Iranian dual nationals and a German man with breaking export laws for allegedly supplying Iran with parts needed to build a nuclear reactor in violation of the country’s
NEW TRIPOLI, Pa. (AP) — Police say they are searching for a suspect in connection with the stabbings of five people at a house… More »
LOGANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a fire chief was struck and killed by a drunk driver while he was directing traffic at an… More »
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A 5-year-old boy riding in an open Amish buggy remains hospitalized with serious injuries after it was hit by an… More »
PARKSIDE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Philadelphia-area woman fatally shot her husband by accident while he was giving her a gun lesson after… More »
ROME (AP) — Italy’s new premier on Monday made immediate concessions to his uneasy coalition allies, promising to ease part of a slate of austerity measures that have weighed on Italians impatient at the slow pace of economic
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After a big bump at the pump last week, Ohio gas prices are down to start the work week.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — City officials in Philadelphia are cracking down on sidewalk cafes after receiving complaints from pedestrians that they were making walkways impassable.… More »
DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) — A landmark referendum held in Croatia has failed to derail plans for the construction of a large golf complex that could change the face of the ancient walled tourist resort of Dubrovnik.
PRAGUE (AP) — A powerful blast believed to be a gas explosion ripped open an office building in the center of Prague on Monday, injuring at least 35 people and sending shockwaves through the Old Town tourist district.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai court has sentenced three British tourists to four years in prison on drug charges in a case that drew international scrutiny over claims of abuses in custody.
The allegations of
YARDLEY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania congressman has unveiled new airline safety legislation that would require planes to have secondary barriers protecting the cockpit.… More »
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s prime minister escaped an assassination attempt Monday when a bomb exploded near his convoy in Damascus, state media reported, in the latest attack to target a top government official.
Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi
BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of car bomb blasts tore through Shiite areas south of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 36 and deepening fears that Iraq is rapidly spiraling back out of control.
The attacks capped a
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Monday said that Iran is steadily edging closer to nuclear weapons capability but has not yet reached the “red line” he drew in a speech to the United Nations last fall.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state-run TV says an explosion has taken place near a school in the capital, Damascus.
The TV says the blast struck on Monday in the capital’s western neighborhood of Mazzeh. State-run news agency
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A cargo ship sank off southern Greece within minutes of colliding with another freighter in fair weather Monday, leaving two Syrian seamen dead and eight others missing, officials said. Seven sailors were rescued.