US messaging mess in Egypt complicates diplomacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s efforts to promote democracy in Egypt are being complicated by what many Egyptians see as mixed messages from Washington, exacerbating anti-American sentiment and threatening broader U.S. goals in the region. Any administration…

‘Amish Mafia’ star imprisoned after Pa. car chase

NEW BLOOMFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who stars in the Discovery Channel show “Amish Mafia” has been sentenced to three to 23 months in prison for leading police on a chase that injured a state trooper…

McCain worries Egypt may suffer prolonged violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh off a contentious meeting in Cairo, a leading Republican senator expressed concern Thursday that Egypt may be headed toward a period of prolonged violence if the Arab country’s military and the Muslim Brotherhood cannot…

Obama announces Friday news conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’ll hold a news conference at the White House on Friday. Obama will answer reporters’ questions in the midst of a terror alert that led the government to close nearly two…

‘The Real,’ ‘Exhale,’ take new approach to TV talk

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five women sitting around talking has become a TV staple. Five women talking, each of whom is either black, Asian or Latino, is something different. It’s the approach tested by two shows: “The Real,”…

Surging mining stocks end a slump on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Miners and other companies that deal in commodities helped pull the stock market out of a three-day slump. News that China’s trade rebounded last month signaled the end of a six-month slowdown for the…

McCain worries Egypt may suffer prolonged violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh off a contentious meeting in Cairo, Sen. John McCain expressed concern Thursday that Egypt may be headed toward a period of prolonged violence if the Arab country’s military and the Muslim Brotherhood cannot start…

Obama calls on Greece to balance growth, austerity

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling on Greece to balance austerity with growth as it seeks to recover from financial crisis. Obama spoke during an Oval Office meeting with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras (ahn-TOH’-nees sah-mah-RAHS’).…

Lawyer to seek $20 million in case against Toyota

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer suing Toyota over the death of a California woman has told a jury he will ask for $20 million in damages. In his opening statement Thursday, the lawyer for the family of…
Library Theft

Library theft audit finalized

The former Kinsman Free Public Library fiscal officers set to serve jail time next month spent money she stole from the library to buy herself computers, a grill, groceries, gift cards, gasoline and a web cam, among other items, according to a state audit.…

Panel rejects consolidation of Pilot lawsuits

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judicial panel has denied a request by trucking companies to have one judge preside over numerous lawsuits filed against the truck-s……

Dominican police suspects in $1.5M theft from sect

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Dominican Republic says 14 police officers are under investigation in the disappearance of cash and property following a shootout at the compound of a sect led by…

Pa. man wins sideburns contest honoring Navy hero

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — The winner has been named in a Pennsylvania sideburns contest that honors a U.S. Navy commodore known for his impressive facial hair. The Erie Times-Ne……
Niles Burglary Indictments

Charges filed in Niles case

Two people involved in the planned home invasion in Niles that left one of the suspected burglars dead from the resident’s shotgun blast were indicted Thursday on murder charges.…

Heavy rains unleash deadly Midwest flooding

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Torrential rains continued across the nation’s midsection on Thursday, causing flash flooding that killed a woman, damaged homes and forced multiple water rescues. Up to 10 inches of rain pounded southern Missouri early Thursday.…

A reality show with depth: Live ocean exploration

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are vicious fights, stunning beauties and surprises around every corner. Yes, it’s reality TV but with a lot more depth — as much as 10,000 feet. It’s live coverage of deep-sea exploration off Nantucket…

Behar makes exit from ‘The View’

NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Behar (BAY’-hahr) makes her exit from “The View” on daytime television Friday. Except for program inventor Barbara Walters, Behar is the last of the original hosts from when the show made its debut…

Country Hall of Famer ‘Cowboy’ Jack Clement dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — “Cowboy” Jack Clement, a producer, engineer, songwriter and beloved figure who helped birth rock ‘n’ roll and push country music into modern times, died Thursday morning at his home. He was 82. Dub Cornett,…
DQ Miracle Treats

DQ treats benefit ACH

If you bought a Blizzard at Dairy Queen Thursday you did more than satisfy your sweet tooth. …