Police end search for 5 remaining missing bodies

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — The search is ending for five bodies that remain missing after an oil train derailed and exploded devastating of center of small Quebec town, killing 47 people earlier this month. Quebec provincial police Lt.…

No UN personnel on helicopter crash in Ethiopia

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations says four people were injured in the crash landing in Ethiopia of a helicopter en route to South Sudan for use by the U.N. World Food Program. Contrary to initial reports…

Bacon fries on pavement as heat wave grips China

SHANGHAI (AP) — It’s been so hot in China that folks are grilling shrimp on manhole covers, eggs are hatching without incubators and a highway billboard has mysteriously caught fire by itself. The heat wave — the worst…

Woman killed in 17-story fall from NYC balcony

NEW YORK (AP) — A 35-year-old woman on a first date plunged to her death Thursday after the railing on her 17th-floor New York City balcony gave way, police said. Jennifer Rosoff went outside for a cigarette around…

Protesters to Congress: Get moving on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some 40 pro-immigration activists have been arrested outside the U.S. Capitol after blocking traffic while pushing for passage of legislation overhauling the system. Among the activists were leaders from a range of immigration groups and…

Fox to adapt popular British drama ‘Broadchurch’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Fox says it’s launching an American version of a popular British crime drama — and U.S. viewers will get to sample the original series beginning next week. The network will start production of…

US factories rebound with best growth in 2 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factories revved up production, hired more workers and received a surge of new orders in July, helping them expand at the fastest pace in two years. The gains suggest manufacturing may be rebounding and…
GM

Cruze sets July record

The Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze had its best July ever. …

Kerry: Egyptian military didn’t take over Egypt

ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the Egyptian military did not take over but instead was “restoring democracy” in Egypt. The military overthrew President Mohammed Morsi after protests by millions of people. They demanded…

‘Matilda the Musical’ says goodbye to 2 stars

NEW YORK (AP) — “Matlida the Musical” is losing its two British imports — Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward. The actors, both nominated for Tony Awards this year, will play their final show Sept. 1. Carvel, who plays…

Ohio unveils details on plans in health exchanges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials say health insurance rates could increase an average of 18 percent for small businesses and 41 percent for individuals participa……

Actor Dwayne Johnson leaves wrestling career open

ATLANTA (AP) — If Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson never steps back into the ring for a professional wrestling match, he won’t have a problem staying retired, even though his last bout was a loss to nemesis John Cena.…

Snowden’s WikiLeaks ‘adviser’ takes public role

LONDON (AP) — While Edward Snowden has been seeking asylum, Wikileaks staffer Sarah Harrison has been by his side from the time he left Hong Kong to fly to Russia. Little is known about Harrison, who rose from…

Airline donates to coral reef restoration project

HONOLULU (AP) — Alaska Airlines is partnering with The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii to restore near-shore coral reefs. The airline says in a release that it will donate $1 to the conservancy for every download of its mobile…

Bride-to-be killed in NY boat crash is remembered

PEARL RIVER, N.Y. (AP) — The mother of a bride-to-be killed in a suburban New York boat crash is urging the grieving groom to use the wreck as “a source of strength.” Carol Stewart-Kosik (KOH’-sihk) spoke Thursday at…
Bottom dollar opening

New grocery store opens

A discount grocery store chain opened a new store Thursday in Warren.…

Anthony paying $25,000 to avoid writing life story

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Casey Anthony has agreed to pay $25,000 to her bankruptcy estate to avoid having to sell her life story. A judge in her bankruptcy case in Tampa approved the agreement between Anthony and her…

Coal conveyor from 2 W. Pa. Consol mines fails

WEST FINLEY, Pa. (AP) — Consol Energy Inc. says an above-ground conveyor system has failed in southwestern Pennsylvania, idling longwall coal mining at two mines. Co……

Natalie Cole to kick off Newport Jazz Festival

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Newport Jazz Festival is poised to kick off with performances from Natalie Cole, her uncle Freddy Cole and the Bill Charlap Trio. The venerable music event returns Friday at the International Tennis Hall…
Youngstown House Explosion

Thieves caused explosion

The house explosion Wednesday on Youngstown’s South Side was caused by thieves who stole a stove, allowing the house to fill with gas.…