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Water trials test dogs

If you ever spend time on the water for sport, pleasure or work, it might be a good idea to have a Newfoundland dog with you.…

About half Greek businesses caught cheating taxman

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Nationwide spot checks by Greek tax inspectors have found that almost every other business is cheating the taxman in some way, as the debt-hobbled country’s authorities struggle to improve revenue collection amid a crippling…

Pa. county grants 100th same-sex marriage license

A suburban Philadelphia county defying Pennsylvania’s marriage law issued its 100th same-sex license Friday, just weeks after opening the courthouse door to gay men and women. Montgomery County Democrats behind the quiet rebellion said they want to be…

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Edward Snowden’s father, Lon; Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; Reps. Ed Royce, R-Calif., Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, and Louie Gohmert, R-Texas; Donald Trump. ___ NBC’s…

Suit cites seatbelts in San Francisco plane crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three San Francisco Bay Area families have sued Boeing over the deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, alleging that coach passengers suffered more serious injuries than business class travelers because of different seatbelt…

Yemen: 7 Saudis among militants killed by drones

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least seven suspected militants from Saudi Arabia were among the alleged al-Qaida members killed in Yemen in a recent wave of U.S. drone strikes, senior Yemeni officials said Friday, suggesting that Saudis are…

Egypt’s Suez Canal sees record amount of cargo

PORT SAID, Egypt (AP) — The head of the agency in charge of Egypt’s Suez Canal says the shipping lane has broken its record for the amount of cargo sent through it in a single day. Mohab Mamish,…

At center of Islamic uprising, Nigerians mark Eid

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians in the birthplace of the Islamic uprising gripping the country’s northeast celebrated the start of the Muslim holy festival of Eid al-Fitr with devout prayers and a joyful show of adulation for their…

Officials: Israeli drone strike kills 5 in Egypt

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An Israeli drone strike inside Egypt killed five suspected Islamic militants and destroyed a rocket launcher Friday, two senior Egyptian security officials said, marking a rare Israeli operation carried out in its Arab neighbor’s…

Kenya airport fire thefts: 7 police investigated

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A government official in Kenya says seven police are under investigation for theft in the wake of a major fire at Nairobi’s main airport. Four officials told The Associated Press on Thursday that first…
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Scrappers look to end 3-game skid

Scrapper pitcher Caleb Hamrick will take the hill in Niles tonight to try and end their three-game losing streak.…

FCC votes to cap, slash prison phone rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — A decade after families of prison inmates asked for action, the Federal Communications Commission agreed to limit how much companies can charge for phone calls made from behind bars. The FCC voted 2-1 during an…

Fox Sports signs United SportsCar Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Fox Sports has reached a five-year agreement to televise the unified United SportsCar Racing series through the 2018 season. The agreement announced Friday also includes coverage of the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge…

Suspect in Mexico journalist killing freed

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in the killing of a Mexican investigative journalist has been freed after a court found he was tortured into confessing. Regina Martinez was found beaten and suffocated in her house…

A $38,000 handbag not unheard of in luxury market

LONDON (AP) — A $38,000 handbag? For most people, it’s unthinkable. But for the richest sliver of the global population, like Oprah Winfrey, it’s a realistic option — and buyers aren’t short of choices. In the upscale boutiques…

Judge blocks NJ state law on online sex ads

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has dealt a setback to a New Jersey law that would hold Internet providers liable for content sent over their services. The law was intended to combat the sexual trafficking of…

Fairbanks adds to record heat stretch

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The temperature hit 80 degrees for the record 36th time this summer on Thursday in Fairbanks, and, only 1.44 inches of rain has fallen in Alaska’s second-largest city since June 1, according to the…

Plane crashes into Conn. homes, 4-6 believed dead

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A small plane approaching a Connecticut airport crashed into a house Friday, setting the home on fire. There was no immediate word on the extent of any injuries, but a neighbor said a…

Court grants conservatorship over actress Bynes

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — A judge has granted Amanda Bynes’ mother a temporary conservatorship over the former child actress. Ventura County Judge Glen Reiser ruled Friday that Richard and Lynn Bynes should be allowed to limited control of…
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Police ask for help in shooting

Warren police are asking for help in identifying three men involved in a gas station attack where shots were fired last month. Watch the raw surveillance video of the shooting here. …