NJ court: Warrants needed for cellphone tracking

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey will soon have to get warrants if they want to track suspects using cellphone data, the state’s Supreme Court ruled in a decision that affords citizens here more privacy protections…

HK grabs huge shipment of illegal ivory

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong customs officers say they have made their biggest seizure of illegal ivory tusks in several years, confiscating more than two tons of elephant tusks worth an estimated $2.25 million. Officials say that…

Pope creates new commission of inquiry for finance

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has created another commission of inquiry into the Vatican’s finances, naming an eight-member committee to recommend ways to fix the Holy See’s economic and administrative shortcomings. The Vatican said Friday the commission’s…

UAE identifies 4 new cases of SARS-like virus

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Health authorities in the United Arab Emirates have identified four new cases of a respiratory virus related to SARS whose main concentration has been in neighboring Saudi Arabia. The new cases…

UK: International relations a factor in spy case

LONDON (AP) — The British government says international relations were a factor in its decision not to hold a public inquiry into the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko. Coroner Robert Owen had asked the government to…

New EU guidelines limit Israel funding

PARIS (AP) — The European Union has published new guidelines explicitly banning any EU funding of Israeli institutions operating in territories occupied since the 1967 Mideast war, amid vigorous Israeli objections. The EU holds that Jewish settlements in…

Kurdish rebels warn Turkey on pace of peace talks

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels have issued a “final warning” to Turkey to take concrete steps that would move forward peace talks aimed at ending decades-long conflict. The Kurdistan Workers Party, known as PKK, declared a cease-fire…

Where's that royal baby?

By the time you’re reading this, the Duchess of Cambridge could be in labor. Or it could be a matter of hours. Or days. Or weeks.

Syrian regime frees some women prisoners

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese officials and Syrian activists say authorities in Damascus have given in to a rebel demand and released several women prisoners. The release is expected to set the stage for the freeing of several Lebanese…
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Car hits utility pole

One person was injured after hitting a utility pole in New Castle.…

Moroccan jailed in Germany over 9/11 seeks retrial

BERLIN (AP) — A Moroccan man serving a 15-year prison sentence in Germany for helping three of the suicide pilots in the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. is seeking a new trial. A spokesman for federal prosecutors Marcus…

Ohio jobless rate rises to 7.2 percent in June

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say Ohio’s unemployment rate rose to 7.2 percent in June with a loss of 12,500 jobs, the second largest of any state that month. Th……

EU moves closer to action on Hezbollah

BRUSSELS (AP) — A senior European Union official says the EU is moving closer to declare the military wing of the Lebanese party Hezbollah a terrorist organization and could take a decision as soon as Monday. Friday’s comments…

France drops terror charges against musician

PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors say they have dropped terror charges against a Norwegian musician and freed him from custody, but still want him to go to court for allegedly inciting racial hatred. The prosecutor’s office said Friday…
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Dogs die in fire

A fire destroyed a two car garage overnight in Lawrence County.…

Power restored to 123,000 in So. California

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a power outage in Southern California has left at least 123,000 customers in the dark in San Diego and Orange counties. San Diego Gas & Electric spokeswoman Jennifer Ramp says the blackout…