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…

5 killed in landslide in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An official says a landslide triggered by heavy rains has killed at least five people near Turkey’s border with Syria. Gov. Celalettin Lekesiz said the landslide, which struck early Friday, demolished six hillside houses…

Vet returns to NKorea for 1st black Navy aviator

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two years after he made history by becoming the Navy’s first black pilot, Ensign Jesse Brown lay trapped in his downed fighter plane in subfreezing North Korea, his leg broken and bleeding. His…

Official: Bomb kills 5 kids, woman in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a bomb blast has killed five children and a woman related to a Taliban commander. The children were playing with the bomb that the insurgent left inside his home. Paktika…

Merkel in warning over another Greek debt haircut

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is warning that a second debt writedown for Greece could undo much of the recent work done to stabilize the euro area. Merkel’s comments Friday came a day after her finance…

Physicists unveil results helping explain universe

GENEVA (AP) — Scientists at the world’s top lab for particle physics say they’ve witnessed an extremely rare event that adds certainty to how they think the universe began. Physicists Pierluigi Campana and Tiziano Camporesi, leaders of the…

G20 to multinationals: Pay more taxes

PARIS (AP) — The finance chiefs of the world’s leading economies have announced an ambitious plan to help governments get more taxes from multinational companies. The plan was designed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and…

Prince William to get 2 weeks of paternity leave

LONDON (AP) — He may be royal, but when it comes to paternity leave Prince William is in the same boat as everyone else. Like thousands of other new fathers in Britain, he will get two weeks off…