Beach Safety Tips

It’s hard to resist a day at the beach, but you’ll need to know some safety rules for swimming in the ocean.

ESPN regrets Broussard comment on gay NBA player

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN says that it regrets the “distraction” caused by one of its reporters who described Jason Collins as a sinner after the NBA center publicly revealed that he was gay. Chris Broussard, who covers…

France: jihadist convert arrested in Mali

PARIS (AP) — French troops in Mali have arrested a French citizen who converted to Islam, took on the jihadist cause and threatened his native country in a video last fall, the military spokesman said Tuesday. Col. Thierry…
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Boil Alert Issued

A boil alert has been issued for a portion of Brookfield.…

Philly band The Hooters rock in the Pa. Capitol

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Hooters, the rock band that recorded a string of hits in the 1980s, gave people working in and visiting the Pennsylvania Capitol a performanc……
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Bank Robber Sentenced

A Lisbon man who robbed a Maine bank was sentenced on Tuesday. …
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Woman Dies in Niles Fire

An elderly woman died at an area hospital after a fire broke out at her Niles home. It is the third fire fatality in the area in the past four days. …

Cops release video of Pa. couple swiping tiny pup

GIBSONIA, Pa. (AP) — Police have released surveillance video from a Pittsburgh-area pet store where they believe a couple stole a tiny Pomeranian puppy worth $700 by c……

Meningitis outbreak kills at least 40 in Guinea

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Health officials say a meningitis outbreak has killed at least 40 people in the West African nation of Guinea. Conde Lansine, a doctor in the eastern city of Siguiri, said Tuesday it is feared…

Somali region executes 13 people by firing squad

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An official in a semiautonomous region of Somalia says the government has executed 13 prisoners, including a woman. Abdifatah Haji Aden, Puntland’s military court chairman, said the prisoners were executed by firing squad on…

ANC: We wanted to share Mandela with the world

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The African National Congress responds to a barrage of criticism over broadcasting video of a visibly frail Nelson Mandela by saying it wanted to share the anti-apartheid icon with South Africans and the world. Spokesman…

Ohio teen rape case grand jury finishes 1st day

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An eastern Ohio grand jury has finished its first day of work investigating whether other laws were broken in the case of a 16-year-old girl a judge……