Dad of Chechen shot in Fla. meets with prosecutor

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The father of a Chechen man who was shot to death during questioning about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect is meeting with the Florida prosecutor reviewing the case. Ibragim Todashev’s father was meeting with…

Ex-wife testifies in murder trial of Ariz. escapee

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say this is a case that started with two separate trips: one from a modest country home in Oklahoma; the other from a medium-security prison in the desert just outside Kingman, Ariz.…

Conn. clerk injured in David Hasselhoff sign theft

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police say a convenience store clerk has been critically injured trying to stop the theft of two signs featuring images of actor David Hasselhoff. Authorities say the 36-year-old clerk at a Cumberland Farms…

Dates set for 60th anniversary Jazz Festival

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Newport Jazz Festival may have just wrapped up another year but organizers are already planning for the 60th anniversary of the iconic musical event’s founding. The Newport Festivals Foundation announced Tuesday that next…

Rubio is talking less about immigration these days

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — On a recent swing through the most conservative parts of his state, Sen. Marco Rubio told a packed banquet hall at the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club that major policy issues were threatening…

Ohio patrol dispatcher investigated after crash

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol is investigating whether an Ohio dispatcher properly responded when police called to report a reckless driver shor……
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Elderly woman struck by car

An elderly woman was struck by a car while walking in front of a Hermitage store.…

After ‘Smash’ crash, songwriters savor success

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman have strong opinions about the demise of “Smash,” the highly anticipated but ultimately much maligned TV series about the making of Broadway musicals. But to borrow from one of…
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Funeral home investigated

Investigators found remains of 42 cremated customers at a Niles funeral embroiled in investigations that led to the funeral home director’s decertification and the funeral home to be sold in foreclosure.…

Fed appeals court revives Pa. plant pollution suit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit against a western Pennsylvania power plant, ruling that two women who live nearby can sue over alleged f……

Ohio fun park drops wedding event over gay protest

SANDSUSKY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio amusement park is canceling a wedding contest after a gay couple organized a protest against it. Cedar Point amusement park initially li……

Czech Republic to hold snap election

PRAGUE (AP) — Lawmakers have voted to dissolve Parliament’s lower house and hold an early election in the Czech Republic, following a coalition government’s collapse over scandals. On Tuesday all but seven of the 147 legislators present approved…

Journalist invited to appear at Brazil Congress

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian congressmen will invite the American journalist who has published documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden to appear before the Foreign Relations and Defense Committee of the lower house Chamber…

Pet monkey returned to adoptive family in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Chico the pet monkey has been returned to the only home it has ever known, police said Tuesday. The tufted capuchin monkey gained fame earlier this month when Brazilian environmental officials seized it from…

Spotify’s Top 10 most viral tracks

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, August 12, to Sunday, August 18, via Facebook, Tumblr,…

Trial set for Ohioan charged with killing 3 women

CLEVELAND (AP) — A trial date has been set for an Ohio man accused of killing three women whose bodies were found wrapped in trash bags. Michael Madison is scheduled to be……

NYC mayoral candidate in court over protest arrest

NEW YORK (AP) — A leading candidate to become New York City’s next mayor had to take time off from the campaign trail Tuesday to appear in court on a civil disobedience charge. Bill de Blasio appeared before…

Kodak seeks court approval for reorganization plan

NEW YORK (AP) — Kodak is in bankruptcy court seeking approval for its plan to emerge from Chapter 11 protection. A confirmation hearing is under way in New York before a federal bankruptcy judge, days after Eastman Kodak…

High demand as World Cup ticket sales begin

SAO PAULO (AP) — Tickets for next year’s World Cup have gone on sale online with 16 of the 64 matches immediately seeing a high number of applicants. FIFA’s website shows there are more ticket applicants than the…