Futures slump in the midst of a global selloff

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. futures are falling in what is turning into a very rough week for stock markets across the globe. Cited repeatedly as the cause for this week’s heavy declines is uncertainty about how central…

Red Carpet Style | Man of Steel

New hopes of box-office riches and franchise serials rest on the latest attempt to put Superman back into flight.

NJ coach admits assaulting Little League umpire

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Little League coach has admitted attacking an umpire who wouldn’t call a game because of darkness. Henry Milstrey of Newark pleaded guilty to assault while a jury was deliberating his fate…

Photos: Massive June storm system

The big storm that threatened to do serious damage from Iowa to Maryland hasn’t been as ferocious as forecasters warned.

Leaker Snowden alleges NSA hacking on China, world

HONG KONG (AP) — For months, China has tried to turn the tables on the U.S. to counter accusations that it hacks America’s computers and networks. Now, former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden may have handed Beijing a weapon…

Expert: Dying woman should have got Irish abortion

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland will publish a long-awaited report into why a miscarrying woman died in an Irish hospital after being refused an abortion, authorities said Thursday as an opinion poll suggested strong public support for extending abortion…
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Hummel Gift Shop Closing

The May family went into business nearly 85 years ago and set up the shop on East Garfield Road in New Springfield in the mid 1970's.…

Egypt president’s backers, opponents scuffle

CAIRO (AP) — Scuffles between supporters and opponents of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohamed Morsi have injured up to 16 in the northern port city of Alexandria. Organizers of an opposition movement campaigning for Morsi’s ouster say their group…

Juggling family and golf, Mickelson leads US Open

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — So much for getting a good night’s sleep. Phil Mickelson arrived at Merion Golf Club about four hours before his 7:11 a.m. tee time and still ma……

Israel’s PM opens historic exhibit at Auschwitz

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Israel’s prime minister has inaugurated a new pavilion at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz to educate visitors about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany’s quest to exterminate Jews. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took…
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Storms Roll Through Valley

Hundreds are without power after winds knocked down some trees and power lines as the storm hit the Valley.…

Ohio priest imprisoned in tax fraud case retires

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio Catholic priest who embezzled money from an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center he founded has retired after serving a six-mont……

Background of Iranian presidential candidates

A look at the six candidates in Iran’s presidential election Friday. Two others — parliament member Gholam Ali Haddad Adel and former Vice President Mohammad Reza Aref — withdrew earlier this week. ___ SAEED JALILI: Iran’s top nuclear…

German police break up international art ring

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they’ve broken up a multi-million-euro (-dollar) international forgery ring that specialized in producing bogus works of Russian avant-garde artists. Federal police said in a statement that 100 officers raided businesses, homes and…

Russian official: law on NGOs may be ‘corrected’

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian official has suggested a controversial law on non-governmental organizations may be “corrected.” Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said Thursday that he would welcome changes to a bill Parliament passed last year that…

Chinese doubt police explanation of fatal bus fire

BEIJING (AP) — Soon after a fire on a crowded commuter bus killed 47 people and injured 34, Chinese authorities offered an explanation: One of the dead had written a suicide note, boarded the bus during the evening…