Look back at Ahmadinejad’s memorable UN speeches

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — He railed against Israel, condemned “rapacious capitalism” and predicted the collapse of the “American empire.” He defended Holocaust revisionists and denied that Iran had any homosexuals. Whenever Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took the world…

Lohan’s mom pleads not guilty to DWI charge in NY

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Lindsay Lohan’s mother is due in suburban New York court to answer drunken driving charges. State police say 50-year-old Dina Lohan was stopped earlier this month allegedly speeding on a Long Island parkway. A…

Pirates clinch 1st playoff berth in 21 years

CHICAGO (AP) — The long wait is over, Pittsburgh. Your Pirates are finally headed back to the postseason. After a 21-year absence, the Pirates clinched at least a National League wild card Monday night when they beat the…

AP PHOTOS: Party for Nicaraguan teens with cancer

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — For many a teenage girl in Latin America, a “quinceanera” party is a cherished rite of passage, a traditional coming-out celebration for 15-year-olds. Not all families can afford the colorful gowns and other niceties…

Burger King launching lower-calorie french fry

NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries. The world’s No. 2 hamburger chain is launching a new crinkle-cut french fry on Tuesday that it says has 20…

2 charged in Chicago park shooting that wounded 13

CHICAGO (AP) — Two men have been charged in connection with a shooting last week at a Chicago park that injured 13 people, including a 3-year-old boy, Chicago officials announced Monday night. Authorities say Bryon Champ, 21, and…

China lists items banned from export to NKorea

BEIJING (AP) — China has tightened restrictions on North Korea by issuing a lengthy list of items and technologies banned from export to its ally and neighbor because of their potential use in manufacturing weapons of mass destruction.…

Citations pending for Calif. nuclear plant flaw

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal regulators announced Monday they are considering slapping a California utility with two violations for problems that eventually led to the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission…

Ohio man dies after rear-end collision

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A motorist has died after rear-ending a car on the east side of Columbus. Police say 47-year-old Willie Ray Franks of Columbus struck a vehicle tha……

Cherokee child handed over to adoptive parents

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A South Carolina couple who vowed last month to not leave Oklahoma unless they went home with a 4-year-old Cherokee girl they have been trying to adopt since her birth were given custody of…
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Teen driving changes eyed

A bill proposed in the House of Representatives would shake things up for teen drivers and parents in terms of curfew and the number of passengers allowed. …
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Canfield shuts out Poland

Lady Cardinals defeat the Bulldogs 3-0 Monday night in girls high school soccer.…
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Woodford leads Ursuline past YCS

Ursuline's Jennifer Woodford tallied a pair of goals and an assist in a 3-1 win over Youngstown Christian.…

Argentine priest finally imprisoned for sex abuse

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest who was convicted in Argentina of sexually abusing a boy has finally begun serving a 15-year sentence in prison. Father Julio Cesar Grassi was something of a star in…

Dule Hill gets a ‘West Wing’ moment with Obama

NEW YORK (AP) — Few people get to meet a U.S. president. Dule Hill has met three — one fake and now his second real one. The actor and dancer, who played a personal presidential aide on “The…