Richmond airport reopens after threatening call

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond International Airport has reopened its terminal after a threatening phone call that prompted an evacuation. The airport announced the terminal’s opening in a posting on Twitter shortly after 9:45 a.m. Tuesday. Virginia State…
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BBB Issues Warning

The Better Business Bureau issued a warning Tuesday for anyone who receives unsolicited phone calls about medical emergency alarms and other medical supplies who take money for the supplies but never deliver the products.…

Wall Street shrugs off a global market rout

NEW YORK (AP) — A rout in global markets spread to the U.S. early Tuesday, wiping out the stock market’s gains for the month. The selling started in Asia following news that the Bank of Japan declined to…

Mumford & Sons bassist has blood clot on brain

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has a blood clot on his brain that will require surgery. The Grammy Award-winning folk-rock group has postponed concerts Tuesday in Dallas, Wednesday in The Woodlands in Texas…

4 shot in York; injuries not life-threatening

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Police are looking for at least two suspected gunmen after four people were shot outside a home in York. It happened late Monday night, just before midni……

US wholesale stockpiles rose 0.2 percent in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesalers increased their stockpiles in April and their sales rebounded from a big decline in March, positive signs for economic growth. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that stockpiles at the wholesale level rose 0.2…
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Dann License Reinstated

Former state Attorney General Marc Dann, a former Liberty resident, had his law license reinstated on Tuesday. …

NY man, 97, gets diploma 8 decades later

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — It took nearly eight decades, but Frederick Gray is finally a high school graduate. The Watertown Daily Times (http://bit.ly/11sOqdY ) reports that the 97-year-old World War II veteran was presented Monday with a diploma…

Bulger lawyer, prosecutor spar over key witness

BOSTON (AP) — Criminal background checks on potential jurors in the trial of reputed Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger (BUHL’-jur) have turned up 13 people with some type of record. Lawyers in the case revealed the results of…

Egyptian Christian teacher convicted of blasphemy

LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian court has convicted a Coptic Christian teacher of blasphemy but didn’t hand down a prison sentence and only imposed a fine on her. The court on Tuesday ruled that elementary schoolteacher Dimyana…

NE Pa. man gets prison in double-fatal crash

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to prison for a hit-and-run crash that killed two people. A judge on Monday sentenced 60-y……

US stocks follow global markets lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are falling in early trading on Wall Street, following global markets lower after the Bank of Japan declined to take further action to shore up that country’s financial system. The Dow Jones industrial…

Union: Cleveland officers will appeal discipline

CLEVELAND (AP) — Appeals are planned by 12 Cleveland police supervisors disciplined for their roles in the chase in which officers fired 137 shots, killing a fleeing d……

Pa. superintendent retiring as degree questioned

FOX CHAPEL, Pa. (AP) — The superintendent of an affluent Pittsburgh-area school district has announced she’ll retire Dec. 31 as questions about her doctoral d……

Spain police dog wins British award for bravery

MOSTOLES, Spain (AP) — Ajax has a nose for trouble. The retired Spanish police dog has received a prestigious award by a British animal charity group in recognition of his bravery and skill. The bushy-coated, black-and-gold German Shepherd…

Pittsburgh Pirates to wand fans in wake of Boston

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates say they’ll begin using metal detector wands to search fans as part of an overall effort to beef up security at PNC Park i……

Bosnia’s ethnic rivals join forces in protests

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia’s “baby revolution” began last week as a small protest of parents pushing strollers to parliament to demand a new law be passed so their newborns could get national identity numbers, needed to acquire…

Embattled UN investigator says he won’t step aside

GENEVA (AP) — A United Nations special investigator says his reputation is being smeared and he won’t resign, despite calls for his ouster over provocative remarks on terrorism, the United States and Israeli policy. Richard Falk, the U.N.…