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Ambush kills 7 UN peacekeepers in Sudan’s Darfur

CAIRO (AP) — Gunmen ambushed a United Nations peacekeeping team Saturday in Sudan’s western region of Darfur, killing seven and wounding another 17 in the deadliest ever attack single attack on the international force in the country. The…
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Brazilians accuse police of harsh crowd tactics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Leaning out from a balcony, Raissa Moitta Melo let loose a stream of expletives as she filmed the chaotic scene playing out in the street below. In the wobbly, cell-phone images that Melo…

Jury hears from Jackson director, doc, in week 11

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court…
CAR DRIVES INTO SWAMP

Car drives into swamp

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported that the driver lost control of the vehicle, drove off the roadway and into the swamp.…

$1.5M shelter for homeless veterans opens in Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A $1.5 million shelter for homeless veterans has opened in Ohio has part of a national effort to reduce homelessness among those who have served in the……

UK agency: 787 fire not caused by battery fault

LONDON (AP) — A British governmental body investigating a fire on an empty Boeing 787 aircraft at London’s Heathrow Airport says there is no evidence it was caused by faulty batteries. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said in…

5-figure Ohio water bills blamed on new software

GIRARD, Ohio (AP) — A spate of five-figure water bills in an Ohio city is being blamed on new software, but a pastor jokes his church’s $93,000 bill was from using too much holy water. The July bill…

Bells chime to honor runaway oil train victims

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Church bells are tolling 50 times in a small Quebec town in memory of the 50 people who died after a horrific train derailment a week ago. The chimes at Ste-Agnes Church rang Saturday,…

A look at the jurors for George Zimmerman’s trial

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Here are some details about the six women on the jury in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial, as they shared during two weeks of jury selection in June. Their names will be released sometime…

Texas abortion providers fear major shutdowns

HOUSTON (AP) — Dr. Howard Novick winces as he recalls treating two and three women a week for infections and complications from botched abortions. It was the early 1970s, before the procedure was legalized, and the experience persuaded…

Cash-starved Pa. city to sell Wild West artifacts

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A cavernous brick building on the outskirts of the city holds a failed dream, a warehouse stacked high with the remnants of a multimillion-dollar spending spree by a former Harrisburg mayor who used city…

Bill Clinton to push clean energy in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to visit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico to promote renewable energy projects. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla says Clinton is expected to arrive Monday and talk…
Volunteers from St. Patrick's Church in Youngstown spent Saturday cleaning up the city

Volunteers clean up

Volunteers from St. Patrick's Church in Youngstown spent Saturday cleaning up the city.…

5-figure Ohio water bills blamed on new software

GIRARD, Ohio (AP) — A spate of five-figure water bills in an Ohio city is being blamed on new software, but a pastor jokes his church’s $93,000 bill was from using t……
Frank Gorichky, left, was charged with fatally shooting Michael Fisher, right.

Charges changed in case

According to our news partner, the Morning Journal, Frank Gorichky, 53, is now facing a reckless homicide charge in the shooting death of Michael Fisher.…

Western Pa. homes evacuated after ground shifts

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Residents of several homes in a Pittsburgh-area borough were evacuated after the buildings began shifting on their foundations. Emergency respon……

LGBT group finds acceptance at evangelical college

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Palacios struggled to get his conservative Pentecostal parents to accept him as a gay evangelical Christian for nearly a decade before his family found a common ground through faith. Now, as an openly…