Panama holds ex-CIA officer in rendition

ROME (AP) — A former CIA base chief in Italy who was convicted in the 2003 abduction of an Egyptian terror suspect from a street in Milan has been detained in Panama, the Italian justice ministry said Thursday.…
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Disgraced cop indicted

The former Youngstown police detective accused of repeatedly contacting a 14-year-old statutory rape victim asking for sex was indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury.…

Spacey helps make TV history with ‘House of Cards’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Spacey loves being part of what he calls “a new paradigm”: Internet television that’s just as compelling and well produced as anything on a cable or broadcast channel. Spacey was nominated for an…

Boy finds NC grandfather’s missing wedding ring

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Jerry Eubanks has his old wedding band because his grandson likes playing in the mud. The Sun Journal of New Bern reports (http://bit.ly/12LhCSP) that 7-year-old Liam Eubanks was staying with his grandparents and…
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Study shows E.coli in water

A recent Ohio EPA report indicates the Sandy Creek Watershed, which has tributaries that flow through Columbiana County, is safe for aquatic life but not for human recreation. …
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Fitch football preview

Fitch's Darrin Hall and Sam Ortiz will lead the Falcons into 2013.…
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Marshals find felon in dryer

A Warren man accused in several shootings and armed robberies during the past five years was once again found by law enforcement, this time in an unusual place.…

Emmy nominations leave snubbed shows, stars behind

NEW YORK (AP) — That cliche about awards says it’s an honor just to be nominated. But what about all the worthies Emmy overlooks each year? Are they being dishonored by Emmy’s neglect? It was a question raised…

Kerry Washington gets first Emmy nod for ‘Scandal’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kerry Washington knows just how to celebrate her Emmy nomination: by going to work. “I just feel more indebted to them than ever before,” the 35-year-old actress said Thursday as she prepared to meet…

Moonshine moves out of the hills and into stores

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tim Smith, the clandestine star of Discovery’s unexpected reality hit “Moonshiners,” doesn’t have anything against the growing legion of legal distillers who are plying their brands at your local liquor store. He just doesn’t…

What’s a tourist to do on a Sunday in Paris?

PARIS (AP) — A great debate rages in France over whether more shops should open on Sundays. In the meantime, here are some ideas of what to do in Paris on a day when much is closed: —…
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Oh Wow! is growing

Oh Wow! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology in Youngstown is planning a 3,000 square foot expansion. …

Marc Anthony reminds people he’s American, too

NEW YORK (AP) — Apparently, some people need to be reminded that Marc Anthony is an American. The New York-born singer of Puerto Rican descent touted his roots on “Live with Kelly and Michael” on Thursday after some…

Curiosity rover confirms Martian air is mostly CO2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Curiosity rover has tasted Mars’ air: It’s made mostly of carbon dioxide with hints of other gases. The measurements by the most advanced spacecraft to land on the red planet closely match what…

Astronaut: Flooded helmet felt like fishbowl

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The astronaut whose helmet flooded during a spacewalk says he now knows what it feels like to be a goldfish in a fishbowl. Italian Luca Parmitano said in a TV interview Thursday that…

Lt. Gen. Berry, West Point chief in ’70s, dies

Sidney Berry led men into combat in two wars and was wounded in both conflicts, yet the most trying period the highly decorated officer faced in a distinguished Army career occurred during his stint as head of the…
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Harding football preview

Harding won 9 games in a row last year to make their 9th appearance in the OHSAA playoffs.…

Fantasia eyes Broadway in Duke Ellington show

NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy Award-winner Fantasia Barrino will star in the Broadway-bound “After Midnight,” a musical revue celebrating Duke Ellington’s years at the famous Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem. Producers said Thursday that Barrino, last seen on…