FDA cracks down on illegal diabetes remedies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on more than a dozen companies that market illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a prescription. All of…
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Two robbed in Warren

Two men told police they were robbed by two men at gunpoint in Warren late Monday and early Tuesday.…

Thief steals $70K in gear from Flock of Seagulls

DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — The 1980s band Flock of Seagulls says someone flew off with $70,000 of its equipment during a Southern California gig. Frontman Mike Score tells the Los Angeles Daily News (http://bit.ly/17zV9Iq ) that someone stole…

Teen killed after car breaks down on Ohio highway

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A teenager has been killed after his car broke down on the side of a Columbus highway and was hit by a pickup truck that ran off the road. Columbus poli……

‘Downfall’ is ‘must read’ for action-thriller fans

“Downfall: a Thriller” (Grand Central Publishing), by Jeff Abbott A chance encounter with a woman in a bar thrusts Sam Capra into the deadliest and scariest mission yet in Jeff Abbott’s new thriller, “Downfall.” Capra is an ex-CIA…

W. Pa. man pleads guilty in shaken baby death

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty in the shaking death of his 2-month-old child. Police say that 29-year-old Robert Heibert of Beaver ad……

Syria opposition: Hezbollah must stand trial

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s main Western-backed opposition group on Tuesday welcomed an EU decision to place the military wing of Hezbollah on the bloc’s terror list as a “step in the right direction,” and called for the Lebanese…

US, India renew efforts to boost bilateral ties

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have held talks in the Indian capital as part of a renewed effort to strengthen ties between the two countries. The meeting Tuesday…

Islamic and secular laws clash in Nigeria’s Senate

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Many Nigerians are enraged, wondering how a senator notorious for marrying a 14-year-old girl can use Shariah law as an excuse to filibuster a constitutional amendment that has sparked a debate on the age…

Coyote drags 2-year-old girl at S. Calif. cemetery

CYPRESS, Calif. (AP) — A 2-year-old girl is recovering after she was bitten and dragged by a coyote at Southern California cemetery. The Orange County Register (http://bit.ly/1baABM7 ) reports Klarissa Barrera, of Long Beach, was given a rabies…

FDA: Menthol cigarettes likely pose health risk

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Food and Drug Administration review concludes that menthol cigarettes pose a greater public health risk than regular cigarettes. The federal agency released the independent review on Tuesday. It is seeking input from the…

Andy Carpenter takes on terrorism in latest case

“Unleashed” (Minotaur), by David Rosenfelt In “Unleashed,” David Rosenfelt’s latest mystery featuring lawyer Andy Carpenter, a U.S. drone kills a man in Pakistan, but the man has already launched a well-organized plot to punish his killers. Carpenter, a…

Judge rules for Ohio men’s same-sex marriage

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has ruled in favor of two Ohio men who want their out-of-state marriage recognized as one of them nears death, a case that’s seen as encouraging for same-sex marriage supporters in the…

Indians celebrate birth of royal baby

MUMBAI, India (AP) — The famed dabbawalas of Mumbai are celebrating the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s baby with the Indian tradition of passing out sweets. Thousands of dabbawalas each day pick up lunches at…

Harassment claim is latest blow to San Diego mayor

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Irene McCormack Jackson says she endured months of harassment from Mayor Bob Filner while serving as his communications director, and the turning point came at a staff meeting in June when another top aide…

Futures higher on growth pledge from China

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are moving higher on a pledge from China to maintain growth. Dow Jones industrial futures are up 42 points to 15,533. S&P futures have added 3.10 points to 1,693.40. Nasdaq futures are…

Fire site reveals charred landscape, rough terrain

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — Video, photos and journalist observations will soon be available of the site where 19 firefighters died while battling an Arizona wildfire. Tuesday will offer the first media access to the boulder-strewn area outside Yarnell,…

Police say wrong-way driver caused fatal crash

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a wrong-way driver was the cause of a crash that killed two people on Interstate 279 near Pittsburgh. Authorities aren’t sure why 45……

Carson’s ‘Tonight’ highlights now available online

NEW YORK (AP) — Heeeere’s Johnny on iTunes! For the first time, content from “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” is available for digital download. Starting Tuesday, two volumes of material from the King of Late Night can…

Forged checks used for fake W. Pa. donations

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — The surprise donations of $200,000 from a western Pennsylvania company seemed too good to be true, and authorities say that’s because the check……