Israel, Turkey find way forward on flotilla money

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a step toward restoring ties, former allies Turkey and Israel agreed Monday on the “methods and principles” of working out compensation payments for the victims of a deadly 2010 Israeli raid on a…

W.Va. teen arrested in T-shirt flap back in class

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia teenager returned to class Monday wearing the same National Rifle Association T-shirt that led to his suspension and arrest after he refused a teacher’s order last week to remove it. Other…

Ohio Army National Guard brigade to head to Kuwait

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — About 200 soldiers based in western Ohio will be heading to Kuwait after they train at Fort Hood in Texas. The Springfield News-Sun (http://bi……

Ohio Army National Guard brigade to head to Kuwait

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — About 200 soldiers based in western Ohio will be heading to Kuwait after they train at Fort Hood in Texas. The Springfield News-Sun (http://bit.ly/13xDAue ) reports the Ohio Army National Guard brigade based in…

Drop in gas prices benefits US drivers, economy

NEW YORK (AP) — A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive. It’s a relief to motorists and business owners and…

White House: Obama backs Internet sales tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama supports a bill to give states more authority to collect sales tax from Internet retailers. White House spokesman Jay Carney says the Senate bill would level the playing…

NY woman’s alleged cancer scam shocks community

MILLER PLACE, N.Y. (AP) — Those who took one look at Brittany Ozarowski had no doubt she was battling cancer. Her face was drawn and gaunt. She weighed a mere 80 pounds, hobbled gingerly on a cane, and…

More than 40 million watch end of manhunt

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 42 million people watched the last hour of Friday’s manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect on television. That was the Nielsen company’s estimate Monday of the number of people watching ABC, CBS,…

Feinstein asks what Boston suspect told FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants to know what the FBI learned when it interviewed Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev (tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) after his six-month stay last year in the Russian provinces of Dagestan and Chechnya. The…

EU lifts Syria oil embargo to bolster rebels

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union on Monday lifted its oil embargo on Syria to provide more economic support to the forces fighting to oust President Bashar Assad’s regime. The decision will allow for crude exports from rebel-held…

New lovers announced for Broadway’s ‘Once’ _ again

NEW YORK (AP) — There will be two new star-crossed lovers at “Once” on Broadway — again. A little more than a month after announcing the replacements for Tony Award-winner Steve Kazee and Tony-nominated Cristin Milioti, producers on…
I-680 accident

Car Flips on I-680

A driver was trapped after the vehicle flipped on its hood Monday on Interstate 680. …

Forecasters: weekend cold snap not unusual

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Forecasters say the sudden cold snap that hit Pennsylvania over the weekend was a little late but not unprecedented. Aaron Tyburski, a forecaster with the National Weather Service in State College says the weekend cold…

‘Revolution’ role is a dream gig for Spiridakos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Whether she’s hopping off cliffs, battling rogue bandits or surviving in the post-apocalyptic wilderness, Tracy Spiridakos makes roughing it in the futuristic wild west of NBC’s “Revolution” look easy. That’s partly because the self-described…

Egypt’s opposing parties argue over judiciary

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s main opposition group is calling for demonstrations against what it charges is an attempt by the Muslim Brotherhood to take control of the judiciary. On Monday the National Salvation Front called for rallies to…

White House: Tsarnaev to be tried in federal court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will not be tried as an enemy combatant in a military tribunal. White House spokesman Jay Carney said Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be prosecuted…

Former Ky. agriculture commissioner indicted

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Former Kentucky agriculture commissioner and University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer has been indicted on felony charges of misappropriating state funds. The 43-year-old was named in a federal indictment unsealed Monday. He was…

DPS: Driver of SUV survived crash that killed 5

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the driver of an SUV that overturned while being followed by Border Patrol agents survived the weekend crash in southeastern Arizona that killed five people. Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart…