‘Glee’ actor says Monteith was show’s leader

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Glee” cast member Mike O’Malley say he remembers Cory Monteith, who died this month of an overdose, as a leader on the show. O’Malley says Monteith, who played quarterback Finn, was the quarterback…

Vote in Mali’s north may decide country’s future

KIDAL, Mali (AP) — This desert town and the surrounding region house just 0.5 percent of the people who registered to vote in Mali’s presidential election, a number likely to have little impact on the race’s outcome. Yet…

Rollover crash in western Pa. kills 2, injures 2

SLOVAN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a one-vehicle crash has killed two people and injured two others. Emergency dispatchers in Washington Cou……

Fort Hood suspect to Fox: US at war with Islam

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood mass shooting said in a statement to Fox News that the U.S. government is at war with Islam. It’s the first statement Maj. Nidal…

Israel to vote on freeing Palestinian prisoners

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — In April 1993, Omar Masoud and three accomplices broke into a European aid office in Gaza City, grabbed a young Israeli lawyer working there and stabbed him to death. Israel arrested Masoud…
Win Seek Performance horses

Horses get new life

When you hear the term thoroughbred you think race horse. But a Cortland woman is transforming thoroughbreds so that anyone can ride them. …

Detroit bankruptcy another setback for unions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Detroit’s historic bankruptcy filing is a major setback for public employee unions that have spent years trying to ward off cuts to the pensions of millions of government workers around the country. If the city’s…

Pope dons Indian headdress after Brazil speech

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pope Francis has delighted a crowd in Rio de Janeiro by donning a colorful Indian headdress handed to him by a member of a Brazilian tribe. It came after the pontiff spoke Saturday…

Md. dig seeks proof of 1st free black community

EASTON, Md. (AP) — Archaeology students have been sifting through a little patch of ground on Maryland’s Eastern Shore this summer, seeking evidence that it was home to the nation’s first free African-American community. Historians say hundreds of…

Jury deliberates in horse cloning, registry battle

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury has begun deliberations in a case that pits breeders who clone horses against a pre-eminent registry that refuses to list cloned animals. The Amarillo Globe News reports (http://bit.ly/18FoLoV) the federal court…

Victims of Quebec train derailment honored at Mass

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — A overflow crowd is attending a memorial service at a church in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic for the 47 people who were killed there when a runaway oil train derailed and exploded. About…

Thousands of bees attack Texas couple, kill horses

PANTEGO, Texas (AP) — A swarm of about 30,000 bees has attacked a North Texas couple as they exercised their miniature horses, stinging the animals so many times they died. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/12RiVMA) 44-year-old Kristen…
Mercer County GE plant

Threat made at GE plant

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a “terroristic threat” made at the General Electric plant in Mercer County. …

Musician JJ Cale dies; wrote Clapton, Skynyrd hits

Musician JJ Cale, an influential performer and producer who wrote “After Midnight” for Eric Clapton and “Call Me the Breeze” for Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died. He was 74. Cale’s manager Mike Kappus has told The Associated Press that…
power outage

Power restored in Canfield

Several traffic lights were out throughout Canfield Township because of a transformer explosion Saturday morning.…

Military judge deliberates in Manning leak case

FORT MEADE, Maryland (AP) — A U.S. military judge has begun deciding the fate of Army soldier Bradley Manning, who could face life in prison for giving thousands of pieces of classified military and diplomatic information to the…

Police: Bomber kills 1 in Somali hospital attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber has detonated explosives outside a Turkish hospital in Mogadishu killing at least one person and himself and wounding three others. Mohammed Abdi said Saturday the…

Sharing a birthday with the little prince

Even before the wooden double doors of St. Mary’s Hospital swung open and the new parents emerged into the London summer, babe in arms, it was clear whole chapters of the day-old’s life story had already been written.…

UK police charge 12 anti-fracking protesters

LONDON (AP) — British police say 12 people have been charged with a variety of offenses in relation to ongoing protests over shale gas extraction in southern England. Surrey Police said Saturday that they have made two further…