Hundreds at funeral for brothers killed by python

CAMPBELLTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Hundreds of people attended the funeral service Saturday for two brothers who were killed by a python while they slept at a friend’s home above an exotic pet store. Four-year-old Noah Barthe and…

Detained migrants in Greece attack guards

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say migrants detained at a facility northeast of Athens because they entered the country illegally have set fires to their bedding and containers they live in and have attacked prison guards, injuring…

Police: 2 Ohio women go shopping with stolen cards

MENTOR, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio are looking for two women who authorities say have gone on a shopping spree with stolen credit cards. Mentor Police Departm……

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Saturday, August 10, 2013. Wet weather activity in the Northeast tapered off through early Saturday morning as the northern portion of a cold front extending through the East moved offshore into the Atlantic…

SC authorities issue warrant in adoption case

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The father of a Cherokee Indian girl at the center of an adoption dispute that has reached the U.S. Supreme Court faces arrest because he hasn’t turned over his 3-year-old daughter to the South…
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ITT Tech holds health day

Free health screenings were given Saturday at ITT Technical Institute in Youngstown. …
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Goodness Invasion hits Youngstown

Valley Families and students heading back to school were able to pick up school supplies and groceries Saturday during a special giveaway in Youngstown. …

Body recovered from mudslide in Colorado

MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have recovered a man’s body from debris left by a fast-moving mudslide that swept through a historic town near Colorado Springs, Colo., and crews are searching for three people reported missing after…

Reality and the real world, ‘Mountain Man’ style

TRIPLETT, N.C. (AP) — The way Eustace Conway sees it, there’s the natural world, as exemplified by his Turtle Island Preserve in the Blue Ridge Mountains. And then there’s the “plastic, imitation” one that most other humans inhabit.…

Sale of shuttered oil refinery on USVI stalls

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The sale of a defunct oil refinery in the U.S. Virgin Islands has stalled. Gov. John P. de Jongh Jr. said Saturday that he sent a letter to the Hovensa refinery’s…

Colombia peace talks eye political participation

HAVANA (AP) — Colombia’s government and its largest rebel army say they have begun building agreements on the guerrillas’ participation in politics if peace talks succeed. In a joint statement, the two sides say they are working on…

More than 1,000 attend A&M player’s funeral

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — More than 1,000 people, including players from the Texas A&M football team, attended Saturday’s funeral of a teammate who died in a car accident in New Mexico. The service for 19-year-old Polo Manukainiu (mah-NOO’-ky-uh-noo),…

Lawyer: Other suspect in DEA killing may go free

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Defense lawyers are optimistic that a second member of the trio of drug kingpins convicted in the 1985 slaying of a U.S. drug agent will go free in coming weeks, one of the capos’…

Suspected US drone strike kills 2 in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Military officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed two alleged al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen. The officials say the strike Saturday in Lahj province wounded two militants, one of them seriously. The…

Jolie, Marvel superheroes bewitch Disney expo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A few friends of “The Avengers” touched down at the D23 Expo. Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins from “Thor: The Dark World” and Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie and Chris Evans from “Captain…

Obama: Progress made on disability claims backlog

ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — President Barack Obama assured disabled veterans Saturday that his administration is making progress on reducing a backlog of disability claims and said the number of requests for assistance has fallen by nearly one-fifth since…

When mental hospital closes, towns ask what’s next

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — When a small technology firm sets up next month on the grounds where thousands of mentally ill patients used to be treated, it will be a watershed moment in efforts to redevelop Georgia’s Central…