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.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion provider has spawned courtroom debate over when life ends, as opposed to when it… More »
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeting police killed at least 10 people in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, including the son and nephew of an Afghan official involved in peace negotiations with the Taliban, authorities said.
Crews reported to the scene of a fire at a vacant home in Weatherfield Township late Sunday evening.
LOGAN, Ohio (AP) — A state spokesman says a man was killed and a woman seriously injured in separate falls at southern Ohio’s Hocking… More »
Local man thanked the community for helping his family purchase a wheelchair ramp for their van.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says a man has been arrested charges of aggravated murder and felonious assault in a bar shooting in… More »
A Coitsville man was airlifted to a nearby hospital after he was engulfed in flames trying to burn brush in his yard.
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Teachers and a suburban Cleveland school board have approved a contract, ending an eight-week strike by teachers.
The (Cleveland) Plain… More »
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Parliament approved an emergency bill Sunday to pave the way for thousands of public sector layoffs and free up 8.8 billion euros ($11.5 billion) in international rescue loans.
The bill, which passed in
Local fire officials are stressing the importance of smoke detectors and proper fire safety methods as the warmer months approach.
Polish Youngstown taught its popular pierogie recipe to sold out classes in the Valley on Sunday.
Jamaine Cook, Lamar Mady, and Will Shaw will all have the opportunity to put YSU on the map when they head to rookie mini camp to start their lives as professionals.