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  • Moscow airport chief resigns after Total crash

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:29:41 GMT

    MOSCOW (AP) — The general director of Moscow's Vnukovo Airport and his deputy resigned Thursday and Russian investigators detained four other airport employees following a plane crash that killed a top French oil executive and three crew members.

  • Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:10:50 GMT

    DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its emergency room since the crisis began.

  • For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:09:00 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as Germany before border guards detained them for questioning.

  • China's ruling party plans on improving judiciary

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:08:15 GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced steps Thursday to improve judicial independence and check political interference in the courts in hopes to boost legal justice and alleviate social tensions. Yet, observers say it has failed to produce meaningful legal checks on the ruling party itself.

  • NK experts: US must apologize to free detainees

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:59:38 GMT

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said Thursday.

  • Alabama judge tosses 2nd lawsuit over circumcision

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:51:30 GMT

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A judge is dismissing a second lawsuit filed by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during a botched circumcision.

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  • Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:56:37 GMT

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.

  • Columnist George Will's Ohio lecture draws protest

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:32:14 GMT

    OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Columnist George F. Will appeared for a speech on a southwest Ohio campus and drew protests over his commentary on sexual assault reporting at colleges.

  • NK experts: US must apologize to free detainees

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:59:38 GMT

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said Thursday.

  • Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:41:23 GMT

    PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 15-year-old Michigan girl stabbed her 12-year-old brother and conspired to kill other family members so she could run away with her 23-year-old boyfriend.

  • Girls' journey renews fears of terror recruiting

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:14:28 GMT

    DENVER (AP) — The case of three teenage girls who possibly tried to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about terror groups' use of social media to recruit people inside the United States.

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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:49:34 GMT

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mother of Canada shooting suspect tells AP: I'm crying for victims, not for my son.

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  • Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis

    Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:32:08 GMT

    OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

  • Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

    Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:44:55 GMT

    OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

  • Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

    Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:22:34 GMT

    OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

  • High court balks at last-minute voting changes

    Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:04:48 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal judge said the law was the equivalent of a poll tax and threatened to deprive many blacks and Latinos of the right to vote this year.

  • Justices balk at last-minute voting changes

    Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:31:07 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal judge said the law was the equivalent of a poll tax and threatened to deprive many blacks and Latinos of the right to vote this year.

  • Justices allow Texas use of new voter ID law

    Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:18:22 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election.

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  • Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:56:37 GMT

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.

  • Image of Asia: Climbing for democracy in Hong Kong

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:48:26 GMT

    In this photo by Kin Cheung, a hiker looks at the yellow banner reading "I want genuine universal suffrage" in Chinese and "Umbrella Movement" in English hanging from the face of Lion Rock mountain in Hong Kong. Democracy activists hung the banner on the mountain in support of the protest movement in which thousands of demonstrators have camped out on the streets of the southern Chinese financial center for nearly a month to press their demands for greater democracy.

  • Threat to break isolation in Liberia over food

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:47:04 GMT

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in western Liberia are threatening to break out of isolation because they have no food, the West African nation's state radio reported Thursday.

  • Cyprus: crews locate small plane wreckage, bodies

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:34:28 GMT

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The bodies of two people have been found near wreckage belonging to a small aircraft that vanished over the Mediterranean Sea while en route to Beirut from Cyprus, the defense minister said Thursday.

  • US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:28:04 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are earning about $1 million a day just from black market oil sales.

  • Tunisia militant shootouts kill 2 people

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:26:59 GMT

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Three days before a national election in Tunisia, police clashed with suspected militants in two areas of the country on Thursday and at least two people were killed.

  • French moving troops toward Libyan border

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:23:23 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — A top French military official says the country is moving troops toward the Libyan border within weeks and, along with U.S. intelligence, is monitoring al-Qaida arms shipments to Africa's Sahel region.

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  • What happens if I can't repay my tax debt?

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:42:15 GMT

    Individuals who fail to file or pay their taxes may do so for a number of reasons. For many, fear is a motivating factor. An individual may know that he or she simply isn't able to pay their tax debt....

  • ZONING BRIEFS - FALL 2014

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:24:21 GMT

    Here are a few recent zoning and land-use related headlines/articles from around the region. Plymouth's upcoming Town Meeting has a few zoning-related items on the Warrant, the most interesting of which is Article 31, which seeks to add a "demolition...

  • Could a road sign have saved a 15-year-old crash victim?

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:22:16 GMT

    In 2011, a 15-year-old girl was killed in a tragic car accident in Pittston Township, Pennysylvania. The driver of the vehicle that crashed, a 16-year-old without a driver's license, was charged with homicide by vehicle in juvenile court. He...

  • The benefits of long term care planning

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:21:46 GMT

    No one wants to think that they will get older and require medical care at some point in their lives. But, aging happens to all of us and it is best to have a plan, such as a living...

  • Children of divorce want time with both parents

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:20:03 GMT

    People in New York who have children know that divorce can be a difficult thing for any family to go through. Oftentimes, parents are faced with difficult and sometimes bitter disputes over child custody, including parenting time and residential...