Saudi Arabia: 1 more death from new virus

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia says one more man has died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 42 the number of deadly cases in the kingdom at the center of the outbreak.…

New Broadway season has something for everyone

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s Denzel Washington and Billy Crystal, plenty of Shakespeare and a nice dash of Harold Pinter. There’s even a musical of the boxing classic “Rocky” and the much anticipated return of Neil Patrick Harris…

DA: No criminal charges in school duct collapse

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A district attorney says he found no criminally reckless behavior related to the installation of duct work that collapsed in a Pittsburgh area schoo……

SKorea spy agency probing alleged insurgency plot

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s spy agency arrested three members of a small opposition party Wednesday for allegedly plotting an insurgency to overthrow the government, party officials said, the first arrests in recent years on such…

UN peacekeeper killed in eastern Congo fighting

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — United Nations helicopters fired on rebels fighting Congolese troops just outside a city of nearly 1 million people in eastern Congo on Wednesday, a military spokesman for the U.N. mission said. The fighting began…

4 NJ college football players rewarded for honesty

WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — Four New Jersey college football players are being rewarded for their honesty. The members of the William Paterson University football team each received $50 gift cards after surveillance cameras captured them paying for some…

Ohio city expects swell of visitors for music fest

TROY, Ohio (AP) — A small southwest Ohio city is bracing for more than 40,000 visitors for a music festival headlined by the British folk-rock band Mumford and Sons. Troy was among hundreds of towns that applied to…
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CHS to buy Sharon hospital

Update Sharon Regional Health System announced on Wednesday the sale of the hospital and its assets to Community Health Systems, Inc. the parent company of ValleyCare Health System of Ohio. …

Futures barely higher as Syrian tension escalates

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are modestly higher while global exchanges are falling, with Western nations laying the groundwork for potential military strikes in Syria. Escalating tensions in Syria are sending gold prices to three-month highs…
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Review: Kerouac’s ‘Mexican Girl’ brought to life

“Manana Means Heaven” (University of Arizona Press), by Tim Z. Hernandez As Jack Kerouac described her, she was “the cutest little Mexican girl” who happened across his path at a bus stop in Bakersfield, Calif., and became “Terry”…

Ohio woman gets life sentence in poisoning death

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland woman has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of killing her fiancé by putting antifreeze in his iced tea. A Cuyahoga (ky……

UN helicopters fire on M23 rebels in east Congo

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A military spokesman for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Congo says U.N. helicopters have fired on M23 rebels. The helicopters are backing Congolese troops as they battle rebels Wednesday outside Goma, a…

Jordan: No attack on Syria from our soil

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s government spokesman says the pro-U.S. kingdom will not be a launching pad for attacks on Syria. Mohammad Momani, who is also information minister, says Jordan prefers a “diplomatic solution to the Syrian crisis.”…

New book sheds light on pioneering female aviator

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A new book retells the story of a Flint woman who attempted to fly from California to Hawaii in 1927. The Flint Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1dOMJ49 ) Tuesday the book is written by the nephew…

Nicklaus golf course in Ohio tweaks fence design

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus is making changes to a surrounding iron fence to minimize injuries to animals that jump it. Muir……

UN envoy: Syria ‘substance’ may have killed 1,000

GENEVA (AP) — Evidence suggests that some kind of chemical “substance” was used in Syria that may have killed more than 1,000 people, but any military strike in response must first gain U.N. Security Council approval, the U.N.’s…

Officials: Extinguisher flies into Conn. home

PLAINVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say part of a fire extinguisher flew nearly a quarter-mile through the air into a house after a workplace accident. No one was injured. Plainville firefighters say a machine operator cutting beams…