Israel: Iran has not crossed nuclear ‘red line’

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Monday said that Iran is steadily edging closer to nuclear weapons capability but has not yet reached the “red line” he drew in a speech to the United Nations last fall.…

Syrian TV reports blast near Damascus school

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state-run TV says an explosion has taken place near a school in the capital, Damascus. The TV says the blast struck on Monday in the capital’s western neighborhood of Mazzeh. State-run news agency…

2 dead, 8 missing after freighter sinks off Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A cargo ship sank off southern Greece within minutes of colliding with another freighter in fair weather Monday, leaving two Syrian seamen dead and eight others missing, officials said. Seven sailors were rescued. It…
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Pa. abortion trial stirs debate on when life ends

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion provider has spawned courtroom debate over when life ends, as opposed to when it begins. Dr. Kermit Gos……

Pakistan: Suicide bomber targeting police kills 10

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeting police killed at least 10 people in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, including the son and nephew of an Afghan official involved in peace negotiations with the Taliban, authorities said. The…
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Crews Battle Fire

Crews reported to the scene of a fire at a vacant home in Weatherfield Township late Sunday evening.…

Man killed, woman injured in falls at OH park

LOGAN, Ohio (AP) — A state spokesman says a man was killed and a woman seriously injured in separate falls at southern Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park. An Ohio Dep……
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Man Thanks Communtiy

Local man thanked the community for helping his family purchase a wheelchair ramp for their van.…

Steady rain greets Jazz Fest as 1st weekend closes

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A steady, sometimes heavy rain pelted fans Sunday at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, but the music flowed on. A soaked Dave Matthews and his band played through a strong downpour at…

Man arrested in fatal bar shooting in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says a man has been arrested charges of aggravated murder and felonious assault in a bar shooting in suburban Columbus that left another……
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Coitsville Man Catches Fire

A Coitsville man was airlifted to a nearby hospital after he was engulfed in flames trying to burn brush in his yard.…

Musical of ‘Rocky’ heading to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been a knockout in Germany. Now Sylvester Stallone hopes a musical based on his beloved boxing film “Rocky” will also be a hit on Broadway. Producers said Sunday they plan to get “Rocky”…

Opry to hold public funeral for George Jones

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A public funeral will be held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville for country music superstar George Jones, who died Friday at the age of 81. Publicist Kirt Webster said in a…

Contract approval ends school strike in NE Ohio

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Teachers and a suburban Cleveland school board have approved a contract, ending an eight-week strike by teachers. The (Cleveland) Plain De……

Greek bill opens way for civil service layoffs

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Parliament approved an emergency bill Sunday to pave the way for thousands of public sector layoffs and free up 8.8 billion euros ($11.5 billion) in international rescue loans. The bill, which passed in…
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Officials Stress Fire Safety

Local fire officials are stressing the importance of smoke detectors and proper fire safety methods as the warmer months approach.…
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YSU Trio Excited About NFL Chances

Jamaine Cook, Lamar Mady, and Will Shaw will all have the opportunity to put YSU on the map when they head to rookie mini camp to start their lives as professionals.…
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YSU's Mitzel H.L. Medalist

Sophomore Allison Mitzel had a sensational final round at the Horizon League Championships on Sunday and took home medalist honors while the YSU women's golf team finished second.…