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Fri. 9:50 a.m.: Moscow says US man accidentally sails to Russia from Alaska

MOSCOW (AP) — Officials in Moscow say a U.S. citizen has been detained in Russia's Far East after accidentally sailing there from Alaska on a small boat. John Martin had been traveling down the Yukon River across Alaska on a one-person boat when he ended up in the open Bering Sea, said ...

Fri. 9:45 a.m.: China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

BEIJING (AP) — China's government has announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat. The Finance Ministry today accused the Trump administration of damaging the global ...

Thu. 2:31 p.m.: Active shooter reported at Air Force base in Dayton

DAYTON (AP) — Federal and state authorities in armored vehicles and unmarked cars swarmed onto a sprawling Air Force base in this afternoon in Dayton amid reports of an active shooter at a medical center. Workers at the base were told to shelter in place on the sprawling base. WHIO-TV ...

Thu. 9:09 a.m.: Trump team wants to roll back Obama-era mileage standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed rolling back tougher Obama-era gas mileage requirements that are set to take effect after 2020. The administration also filed notice this morning that it wants to revoke the authority of California and other states to set their own, ...

Thu. 9:05 a.m.: Sweden to acquire Patriot missiles from US

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish government says it will acquire the U.S.-made Patriot air defense missile system, calling it "reliable" and with "the ability to combat ballistic robots." In a statement today, the government said it was authorizing its military to acquire four Patriot ...

Thu. 8:31 a.m.: UK rates raised to highest since 2009 despite Brexit worries

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England raised its main interest rate today for only the second time since the 2008 financial crisis as it weighed conflicting signs about the economy and growing concerns about Brexit. The bank's nine-member Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to raise the ...

Thu. 8:27 a.m.: Woman, man rescued from East River in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police and firefighters rescued a woman and a man this morning from the East River near the Williamsburg Bridge. WABC says both people were taken to a hospital and were expected to be OK. The man was pulled from the water near the bridge first, around 6 a.m. ...

Wed. 8:22 p.m.: OSU names Day as acting coach

Ohio State placed football coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave Wednesday while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before he was fired last week. Courtney Smith gave an interview to Stadium and provided ...

Wed. 6:17 p.m.: Mientkiewicz picked as new mayor of Niles

NILES - Steve Mientkiewicz, the Democratic 2nd Ward councilman, was picked this evening as the city's next mayor by members of the Trumbull County Democratic Party central committee in Niles. Mientkiewicz replaces Tom Scarnecchia, who, citing personal reasons, abruptly resigned the office on ...

Wed. 1:33 p.m.: Boil advisory issued for part of Brookfield

BROOKFIELD - A boil alert has been issued for residents living on state Route 7 north of the fire department while repairs are being made to a water line in the area. The area includes Windgate Manor, David Lane and Richard Drive. The boil advisory is effective for customers of Trumbull ...

Wed. 9:48 a.m.: Survey says US companies add a robust 219,000 jobs in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added 219,000 jobs in July, a private survey found, a robust total that suggests employers are still able to find the workers they need despite the low unemployment rate. Payroll processor ADP said today that hiring was led by health care providers, hotels ...

Wed. 8:57 a.m.: USDA issues alert about salads, wraps due to parasite worry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities have issued a public health alert about more than two dozen beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products as a precaution due to possible parasite contamination. The Agriculture Department's Food Safety and Inspection Service says the products, ...

Wed. 8:49 a.m.: Thieves steal Swedish royal jewels, escape by speedboat

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Thieves in Sweden walked into a small town's medieval cathedral in broad daylight and made off with priceless crown jewels dating back to the early 1600s before escaping by speedboat, police said today. Two men vanished after the heist into a vast patchwork of ...