Tens of thousands march for ousted Egyptian leader

CAIRO (AP) — Tens of thousands of supporters of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood massed in main squares in several cities on Friday, waving pictures of Mohammed Morsi and chanting that the head of the military is a “traitor,” stepping…

Iran calls on UAE not to deport its nationals

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian news agency says the foreign minister has called on the United Arab Emirates not to deport its nationals. The Iranian media has reported that the UAE has repatriated an unspecified number of…

Fire officials: Bug bombs caused NY building blast

NEW YORK (AP) — Two dozen bug bombs may have been set off at once inside a Chinatown beauty salon, leading to an explosion and fire that injured a dozen people, fire officials said Friday. Three people remained…

AP source: Gov’t tightening up reporter guidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says the law enforcement agency is toughening up its guidelines for subpoenaing reporters’ phone records by increasing the likelihood that news organizations will receive advance notice so that they can challenge…

Suspect in Pa. wedding crasher theft surrenders

SPRING HOUSE, Pa. (AP) — A man suspected of stealing thousands of dollars in gifts from a suburban Philadelphia wedding reception has turned himself in. Joseph Patric……

Owners call off Hulu sale, to inject cash instead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The on-again, off-again sale of Hulu is off again. The parent companies of ABC, NBC and Fox said Friday that they would stay owners of Hulu, while providing a cash infusion of about $750…
Police

Report: Man urinated in street

A Hubbard woman awoke Friday and saw a waste pickup employee urinating in the middle of the street, reports said.…

55-carat diamond goes on temporary view in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare 19th century 55-carat diamond has gone on temporary view at New York’s American Museum of Natural History. The Kimberley Diamond gets its name from the mine in South Africa where it was…

Vintage Parisian carnival to open in NY for summer

NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty isn’t France’s only gift to New York City. This summer, Governors Island is being transformed into a Parisian carnival, complete with vintage rides and attractions. The rare carousels and other…

Nigerian security forces gunbattle with extremists

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Security forces engaged Islamic extremists in a five-hour gunbattle that killed one suspect in Sokoto city in northwest Nigeria, the police reported Friday. It’s apparently the first report in a year of activity in…

Portuguese leaders seeking economic consensus

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s main political parties pledged Friday to try to negotiate a joint economic strategy that aims to spare the country a second international bailout. But the obstacles to an agreement were clear during the…

Immigration mired, early Term II wins elude Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — The uncertainty over immigration overhaul in the U.S. House has dimmed the White House’s hopes for a summertime achievement and left President Barack Obama still in search of a marquee legislative accomplishment to mark his…

Boeing stock tumbles after fire on 787 Dreamliner

LONDON (AP) — Heathrow Airport says it has suspended arrival and departures because of a fire on an empty plane parked at a remote stand. The airport says in a tweet that there are no passengers aboard the…

Ga. city spars with national gun control group

ATLANTA (AP) — A tiny Georgia city and a national gun control group are facing off in a legal battle over a city ordinance requiring gun ownership, with the constitutionality of the law and broader messages about gun…

To watch abortion debate, rules of decorum apply

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate requires everyone who enters the chamber to follow rules of decorum, the most basic of which is not to disrupt the senators at work. During the June 25 vote on proposed…
RAPIST

Rapist convicted, sentenced

A 39-year-old man is headed to prison Friday after a Mahoning County jury convicted him of raping a teenage girl eight times.…

UK police investigate explosion near mosque

LONDON (AP) — An explosion near a mosque in central England is being treated as suspected terrorism, British police said Friday. No injuries were reported. Residents in the town of Tipton reported hearing a loud bang and finding…

Shell: Trans Niger Pipeline shuts again

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Shell Nigeria says it has shut down the 24-inch part of its Trans Niger Pipeline because of an oil leak. The 28-inch part of the Trans Niger Pipeline has been closed since a June…