Nine Greenpeace activists rappel and hang banners in protest of Procter & Gamble outside of the company's headquarters, in Cincinnati, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The environmental organization says the 60-foot banners on P&G's two towers were in protest of the consumer products company's use of palm oil from a supplier that Greenpeace says is linked to tropical forest destruction in Indonesia. (AP Photo/The Cincinnati Enquirer Amanda Rossmann)

Greenpeace activists plead not guilty in P&G fight

Defense attorneys including a veteran First Amendment lawyer entered not-guilty pleas Friday for nine Greenpeace activists facing felony charges following a daring demonstration at Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters in Cincinnati.…
In this file photo taken on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, Anti-Balaka Christan youth loot the Muslim market in the PK13 district of Bangui, Central African Republic. The U.N.'s top human rights official warned Thursday that the hatred between Christian and Muslim communities in Central African Republic is "at a terrifying level" and a state of near-anarchy means even those carrying bloody machetes and holding severed body parts in their hands are not arrested. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)

Soldiers fire on Central African Republic crowd

Witnesses say Burundian peacekeepers in Central African Republic have fired on a crowd in the capital to disrupt anti-Muslim violence, injuring at least six people.…
French President Francois Hollande addresses the media at the end of an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, March 21, 2014. Ukraine’s prime minister has pulled his nation closer into Europe’s orbit, signing a political association agreement with the EU at a summit of the bloc’s leaders. Friday’s agreement between Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the EU leaders was part of the pact that former President Viktor Yanukovych backed out of last November in favor of a $15 billion bailout from Russia. That decision sparked the protests that ultimately led to his downfall and flight last month, setting off one of Europe’s worst political crises since the Cold War. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

EU’s new sanctions target Putin inner circle

The European Union's new sanctions announced Friday will hit the inner circle of President Vladimir Putin, including a deputy prime minister, two presidential advisers and the speakers of both houses of parliament.…
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Community helps replace stolen 4-H materials

Officials say the community has given generously to the Mercer County 4-H Park to help replace about $9,000 worth of materials stolen from the park last spring.…
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Warren Police execute drug raid

The Warren Police street crimes unit raided two houses Friday morning around 7 a.m. on Porter Street, leaving with drugs and guns.…
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Student Athlete: Lynnette Seebacher

The Austintown Fitch girls bowling team has qualified for the State tournament 13 times over the last 15 years. And out Student Athlete of the Week is a big part of that winning tradition.…
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Killer who set 2 co-workers on fire is executed

A Florida man has been executed for killing two female co-workers by beating them with a hammer and setting them on fire during a robbery at a fabric store where they worked.…
This April 1994 photo provided by the Seattle Police Department shows items found at the scene of Kurt Cobain's suicide, in Seattle. The image has never before been released. Police spokeswoman Renee Witt said Thursday, March 20, 2014, that several rolls of undeveloped film were found when a detective re-examined the Cobain case recently. (AP Photo/Seattle Police Department)

Police release new photos from Kurt Cobain suicide

Police spokeswoman Renee Witt said that a detective who recently reviewed the Cobain case files found several rolls of undeveloped film that were taken at the suicide scene. …
An Afghan Army soldier inspects bullet proof vests found after Taliban insurgents staged a multi-pronged attack on a police station in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan, Thursday, March 20, 2014. Taliban insurgents staged the attack, using a suicide bomber and gunmen to lay siege to the station, government officials said. Two remotely detonated bombs also exploded nearby. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

2 Taliban attacks in Afghanistan show dangers loom

All the assailants were killed in both standoffs, but made their point: Afghan forces face a huge challenge in securing upcoming elections in what will be a major test of their abilities as foreign troops wind down their combat mission at the end of this year. …