BURIAL-BOMBING-SUSPECT-CEMETERY

Police: Dead Boston bombing suspect buried

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in an undisclosed location outside the city of Worcester, police said Thursday after a frustrating weeklong search for a community willing to take the body. “As…
Statue-of-Liberty-Tickets

Tickets on sale for Lady Liberty’s July 4 opening

NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty is reopening July 4 after Superstorm Sandy flooded the island where it stands. The statue has been closed since Sandy struck the region on Oct. 29 and damaged much of…
Mortgage-Rates-Rise

Average on 30-year US mortgage rises to 3.42 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates rose this week but remained near historic lows. Cheaper mortgages have encouraged more home buying and refinancing. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for the 30-year fixed…
Trumbull County

Grant Targets Industrial Sites

The Western Reserve Port Authority received a $600,000 federal grant on Thursday to plan cleanup activities for abandoned industrial sites in Trumbull County.…
Bees-Kill-Arizona-Climber

Venom killed Ariz. climber covered with bee stings

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A medical examiner says a Tucson climber founded dead, hanging from a southern Arizona cliff in his climbing gear, died from venom from bee stings. Steven Johnson had hundreds of bee stings when found…

Cannes charity AIDS gala reveals headliners

LONDON (AP) — Dame Shirley Bassey and the British rock band Duran Duran will perform at amFAR’s Cinema Against AIDS gala during this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Bassey, 76, will treat guests to some of her much-loved classics,…

Consol submits plan to reopen Pa.-W. Va. mine

PINE BANK, Pa. (AP) — Consol Energy Inc. has submitted a plan to state and federal mine safety regulators to reopen a coal mine straddling the Pennsylvania-West Virgin……

Stocks dip below record levels on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market pulled back early Thursday after surging to record levels during the past week. Even a decline in the number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits failed to boost stock prices at…

Boston cop: Never saw Russia warning about suspect

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Boston police commissioner says three city police officers were working with the U.S. terrorism task force but didn’t know about vague warnings by Russia’s government about one of the bombing suspects delivered nearly two…

Minn. House prepares to vote on gay marriage

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota House is getting ready to vote on whether gay couples should be allowed to get married in the state. Debate on the House floor is scheduled to start in the early…

Jury awards $8.8M in S. Calif. police killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has awarded $8.8 million to the family of a robber who was shot and killed by a police officer east of Los Angeles in Culver City. The Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/YK7Vya )…

Tesla Model S gets Consumer Reports’ top score

DETROIT (AP) — The Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric car has tied an older Lexus for the highest score ever recorded in Consumer Reports magazine’s automotive testing. The Model S, which starts at $62,400, scored 99 points…

Social media eyed ‘Day of the Dead’ trademark fail

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tweets from Latino activists, writers and artists are being credited for pushing Disney into withdrawing a “Dia de los Muertos” trademark request. Advocates say anger and ridicule expressed on social media forced the company…

US wholesale stockpiles up 0.4 percent in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wholesale businesses stepped up their restocking of supplies in March, but their sales fell sharply. The Commerce Department says stockpiles held by wholesalers rose 0.4 percent in March compared with February, when they had fallen…

Drugmakers, health groups bring poor girls vaccine

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two multinational drugmakers are teaming up with global health groups in an attempt to protect millions of girls in the world’s poorest countries from deadly cervical cancer. Starting with pilot programs in eight Asian…

Retailers report modest gains for April

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers, encouraged by signs of an improving economy, picked up their spending in April from March despite cold weather that stopped them from buying spring clothes. According to a preliminary tally of 11 retailers…

Neil Patrick Harris to return as Tony Awards host

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Patrick Harris will be back for his fourth turn as host of the Tony Awards. Producers of the show announced Thursday that Harris, a stage veteran and star of the CBS sitcom “How…

Israel to Russia: Don’t give Syria S-300 missiles

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli security officials say they have asked Russia to cancel the imminent sale of an advanced air defense system to Syria. The officials said Israel shared information with the United States in hopes of persuading…

Cops: Pa. dad, son abused girl with cerebral palsy

MERCER, Pa. (AP) — A father and son from western Pennsylvania have been charged with molesting a girl who is unable to speak because she has cerebral palsy. Online court……