Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Detroit Mayor Dave Bing. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., Steve King, R-Iowa, Marcia Fudge,…

Obama’s remarks on race resonate with many

MIAMI (AP) — When President Barack Obama told the nation on Friday that slain black teenager Trayvon Martin could have been him 35 years ago, many black Americans across the nation nodded their head in silent understanding. Like…

Across US, people rally for ‘Justice for Trayvon’

ATLANTA (AP) — One week after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, rallies are scheduled in 100 cities to press for civil rights charges against the former neighborhood…

Russian opposition leader returns to Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has returned to Moscow after his surprise release from jail and says he will push forward in his campaign to become mayor of the Russian capital. Navalny was sentenced to…

Woman’s fatal fall from Six Flags coaster probed

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Investigators will try to determine Saturday if a woman who died while riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas fell from the ride dubbed the tallest steel-hybrid coaster…

Las Vegas thunderstorm brings high water to Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say high winds and severe thunderstorms hit Las Vegas, knocking down trees and utility poles and flooding parts of the famed Strip. The National Weather Service says that a 71-mph wind gust swept…

Many neighbors tire of pro-Morsi sit-in in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — After three weeks, some local residents have started to have enough with Islamist supporters of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi camped out outside a Cairo mosque in their neighborhood to demand he be restored to…

Stallone, Schwarzenegger take on Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Is San Diego the new Hollywood? Sylvester Stallone says so, and Arnold Schwarzenegger agrees. The two action stars unveiled their latest film, “Escape Plan,” at Comic-Con Thursday night, saying they were drawn by the…

HK opens exhibit to honor kung fu star Bruce Lee

HONG KONG (AP) — The late superstar Bruce Lee is best-known for the kung fu skills he displayed in his movies, but his daughter hopes that more people take the effort to understand his teachings and life philosophy.…

Spider-Man swoops into Comic-Con in full regalia

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Spider-Man himself made an appearance at Comic-Con, scaling nearby hotels to swoop into a panel in the San Diego Convention Center’s largest exhibition hall. Andrew Garfield, who plays the web-slinging superhero in “The Amazing…

China detains city workers after fruit seller dies

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say six urban management officers in south-central China have been detained by police on suspicion of intentionally harming others after a watermelon vendor died in a conflict with the city code enforcers.…

Japan upper house vote to set ruling bloc’s power

TOKYO (AP) — Candidates were making final appeals to Japanese voters ahead of Sunday’s upper house elections that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition is expected to easily win. With the economy picking up, many people are giving…

Jamie Foxx backs Trayvon Martin’s mom ‘forever’

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hours after President Barack Obama delivered remarks about Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial, Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson addressed the racially charged case at Comic-Con in San Diego. Foxx was at…

Colombian rebels say they’re holding US ex-soldier

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s main rebel movement says it has been holding a former U.S. serviceman for nearly a month and is offering to release him to a humanitarian commission. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia identifies…

Obama’s remarks on race resonate with many

MIAMI (AP) — When President Barack Obama told the nation on Friday that slain black teenager Trayvon Martin could have been him 35 years ago, many black Americans across the nation nodded their head in silent understanding. Like…
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Preps intensify for WaterFire

Friday night was a practice run for WaterFire Sharon, which will take place Aug. 3 as part of a Sharon art festival. …

Boat rolls backward at Ohio amusement park; 7 hurt

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — All seven people injured when a boat on a ride at an Ohio amusement park accidentally rolled backward down a hill have been treated and sent home. Th……
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Niles festivities in full swing

The Eastwood Rib Fest returns, and the Lady of Mount Carmel Festival in Niles were in full swing Friday night.…
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Decoy cruiser targets speeders

A cruiser parked at the intersection of Coitsville Road and 12th Street is actually a decoy car, which is an idea the Campbell police chief came across when researching cost effective ways to cut down speeding.…

Woman dies while riding Six Flags roller coaster

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A woman has died while riding an amusement park roller coaster in North Texas. The incident happened just after 6:30 p.m. Friday at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. A statement issued by park…