CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson won a small victory Wednesday in his bid for freedom as Nevada granted him parole on some of his convictions in a 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery involving the holdup of
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A new set of players but the same lingering issues are confronting John Kerry on his first visit to Pakistan as U.S. secretary of state: the fight against extremism, American drone attacks inside the country
CLEVELAND (AP) — When Ariel Castro was first arrested and charged with imprisoning and raping three women in his house on a tough Cleveland street over a decade, his attorneys said evidence would show that he was not
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After a nearly three-year battle with South African regulators, DuPont Co. said Wednesday that it has completed the purchase of a majority stake in South Africa’s Pannar Seed. The deal greatly expands the
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Republican Rep. Tom Cotton plans to announce his bid next week to challenge two-term incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor in next year’s elections, according to a person familiar with the congressman’s plans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate roundly rejected a proposal Wednesday to redirect aid for Egypt into bridge-building projects in the U.S. after a potential Republican presidential candidate and conservative tea party favorite challenged the Obama administration’s refusal to
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil rose above $104 a barrel Wednesday, a day after hitting a four-week low. But traders say further gains are unlikely.
U.S. benchmark oil was up $1.25 to $104.33 per barrel
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor says he’ll present evidence at the sentencing of convicted kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro that will prove he… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate roundly rejected a proposal Wednesday to redirect aid for Egypt into bridge-building projects in the U.S. after a potential Republican presidential candidate and tea party favorite challenged the Obama administration’s refusal to label
LONDON (AP) — Foreign Secretary William Hague says Britain is open to better relations with Iran on a “step-by-step” basis and he is willing to meet with Tehran’s foreign minister.
The Foreign Office says Hague stressed the need
JERUSALEM (AP) — A U.S. diplomat in Jerusalem says reaching an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal within nine months is a target, not a deadline.
Consul-General Michael Ratney told reporters that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s Foreign Ministry says a rebel ambush on an army convoy has killed nine soldiers.
The convoy was transporting fuel supplies for the U.N. mission in Abyei, a disputed region between Sudan and South
A Warren man who was caught with child pornography depicting children as young as 2 years old and teenagers engaged in sex acts with a dog pleaded to charges.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — EQT Corp. is using a new state law to sue scores of landowners in Allegheny County and force them to allow… More »
A house in the 500 block of Cohasset Drive exploded on Wednesday. Here is a photo gallery that will be updated throughout the day.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An annual report from the state treasurer shows that he’s saved Ohio more than $2 million by cutting operating expenses… More »
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt: 3 Brotherhood leaders referred to trial for allegedly inciting killing of protesters.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Al-Qaida’s leader said in remarks posted Wednesday that a prisoners’ hunger strike in Guantanamo Bay has revealed the “odious” face of America and claims that the terror network will spare no effort to free prisoners
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they have arrested an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man for demanding women move to the back of a bus, sparking protests that saw bus windows smashed.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says Wednesday’s incident occurred
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military-backed government has ordered the police to break up the sit-in protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, saying they pose an “unacceptable threat” to national security.
Information Minister Dorreya Sharaf el-Din said