Ohio air crash shows risks, thrill of wing walking

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal officials say they will investigate the deadly Ohio air show crash that took the lives of a wing walker and the pilot. Thousands were watching the biplane at the Vectren Air Show near Dayton…

WikiLeaks: Snowden going to Ecuador to seek asylum

HONG KONG (AP) — A former National Security Agency contractor says that U.S. hacking targets in China included the nation’s mobile-phone companies and two universities hosting extensive Internet traffic hubs in the latest allegations as Washington pushes Hong…

Afghans rush to learn risky art of defusing bombs

CAMP BLACK HORSE, Afghanistan (AP) — In a desolate field outside Kabul, an Afghan soldier hunches over a knee-high robot equipped with cameras, multidirectional pincers and tank-treads built for rough terrain. Carefully, he attaches four bottles of water…

Teen hit by celebratory gunfire after NBA Finals

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — A teen watching NBA Finals postgame coverage in South Florida was hit by what police believe was celebratory gunfire. Fifteen-year-old Brandon Reid says he was watching Miami Heat players celebrate their world championship on…

Journalist, editor, publisher John Dotson dies

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — John L. Dotson Jr., a longtime journalist, editor and newspaper publisher who championed diversity in the newsroom, has died at age 76. Dotson’s family confirmed in an email to The Associated Press that he…

Brazil calm, but discontent still simmers

SAO PAULO (AP) — A quarter-million Brazilians took to the streets in the latest a wave of sometimes-violent protests that are increasingly focusing on corruption and reforming a government system in which people have lost faith. The turnout…

Taliban kill 10 foreign climbers, Pakistani guide

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police say gunmen have killed 11 foreigners who were climbing one of the highest mountains in the world in northern Pakistan. Local police chief Barkat Ali says the climbers from Russia, China and the Ukraine…

Rivers receding in Calgary, thousands return home

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Water levels dropped, providing a measure of relief to the western Canadian city of Calgary, hit hard by floods that devastated much of southern Alberta province, causing at least three deaths and forcing thousands…

Woman whose arrest triggered 1965 Watts riot dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The woman who intervened when an officer pulled over one of her sons, leading to a racially-charged scuffle that set off the 1965 Watts riot, has died. The Los Angeles Times reports Saturday that…
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Luau held at Lily Pond

People took to a local pond on the first weekend of summer to help raise money.…

US seeking Snowden’s extradition on espionage charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The controversy over sweeping Obama administration electronic surveillance programs is heating up with the request by the U.S. government for the extradition of government contractor Edward Snowden, who released the classified information. The administration today…

Billy Crystal: $1M to Sandy-damaged NY beach town

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Billy Crystal has helped raise $1 million to rebuild his native beach town on New York’s Long Island hard-hit by Superstorm Sandy. The “City Slickers” and “When Harry Met Sally” star announced the…

Congo defends Chinese mining companies

GOMA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s information minister described a recently published Amnesty International report on working conditions in the country’s mines as “unfairly targeting” Chinese companies. In a media briefing Saturday, Minister Lambert Mende said the government had…
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King’s 1963 Detroit march remembered with walk

DETROIT (AP) — Thousands participated in a Detroit march commemorating the 50th anniversary of one that Martin Luther King Jr. led in 1963. The walk down Woodward Avenue on Saturday morning culminated in a riverfront rally at Hart…
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Runners race for charity

Runners once again used their passion to help raise money for a great cause.…
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Re-store opens in Salem

Habitat for Humanity opened its newest Re-store Saturday in Columbiana County. …
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NFL pros teach kids

Aspiring young athletes got the chance to run alongside some of their idols Saturday. Brad Smith of the Buffalo Bills held his Sixth Annual True Foundation Football Camp at YSU's Stambaugh Stadium.…