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Fri. 9:05 a.m.: Destination remains obscure for Iran oil tanker sought by US

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian oil tanker pursued by the U.S. today again listed its destination as Turkey but the Turkish foreign minister added to the confusion by saying the vessel is headed to Lebanon — statements that were promptly denied in Beirut. The flurry of ...

Fri. 9:01 a.m.: Setback in first legal challenge to UK govt’s Brexit plans

LONDON (AP) — The first legal challenge to prevent British Prime Minister Boris Johnson from suspending Parliament has been delayed in a Scottish court. The Court of Session in Edinburgh refused today to take immediate legal action to prevent Johnson from suspending Parliament for several ...

Thu. 3:29 p.m.: ‘A big deal’: Florida braces for Hurricane Dorian

MIAMI (AP) — Florida residents picked the shelves clean of bottled water and lined up at gas stations today as an increasingly menacing-looking Hurricane Dorian threatened to broadside the state over Labor Day weekend. Leaving mercifully little damage in its wake in Puerto Rico and the ...

Thu. 9:09 a.m.: Tim Ryan misses cut for third Democratic hopefuls debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling Democratic presidential candidates are facing the bad news that they are not among the 10 who have qualified for the next debate, a predicament that is likely to spell doom for their campaigns. Hours ahead of a midnight Wednesday deadline to qualify, New York ...

Thu. 8:59 a.m.: New rollback for climate-changing releases from oilfields

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oil and gas companies would face looser controls on emissions of potent climate-changing methane gas under a proposal expected from the Trump administration as soon as today, oil industry and environmental groups say. The government's plan would ease requirements on oil and ...

Thu. 8:52 a.m.: Colombia FARC negotiators say they are taking up arms again

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A group of former peace negotiators for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia announced they are taking up arms again following what they considered the failure of conservative President Ivan Duque to guarantee their political rights after the signing of a ...

Thu. 8:44 a.m.: Opposition surges against Boris Johnson’s Parliament scheme

LONDON (AP) — Political opposition to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament crystalized today amid protests, legal action and a petition to block the move which has gathered more than 1 million signatures. Johnson's maneuver gives his political opponents even less time ...

Thu. 8:41 a.m.: EU insists Iran nuclear deal must be part of any future pact

HELSINKI (AP) — The European Union's top diplomat said today that the existing nuclear deal between Iran and world powers must not be sacrificed as part of any U.S. moves to forge a new security agreement with Tehran amid attempts to set up a meeting between President Donald Trump and his ...

Wed. 11:15 a.m.: Man faces arraignment today in Warren hostage case

WARREN - The woman held against her will at 423 Martin St. SW. Tuesday afternoon was badly beaten and bruised during the ordeal. Warren police were called to the southwest Warren apartment at about 4:30 p.m. for suspected domestic violence, but said they found Shawn M. Riley, 26, 958 Bane St. ...

UPDATE: Tue. 8:08 p.m.: Hostage taker removed from Warren apartment building

WARREN — Police arrested a man who had taken a woman and three girls hostage this evening at the Highland Terrace Apartments on Lane Drive SW. Police led the man out of the building just after 8 p.m. He had released his hostages about a half hour earlier through police negotiators. Police ...

Tue. 7:35 p.m.: Warren School Board member resigns

WARREN – The Warren School Board of Education Vice President John A. Lacy resigned at tonight's board meeting, effective at the end of the week. Lacy’s term expires at the end of this year. He has served on the school board since 2013. He cited personal reasons and family commitments as ...

Tues. 1:50 p.m.: UN says 40 migrants feared drowned in capsizing off Libya

CAIRO (AP) — A boat carrying dozens of migrants bound for Europe capsized today in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, with at least 40 people missing and presumed drowned, U.N. officials said, as a support group reported it had gotten a call from someone on the vessel "crying and shouting" that ...

Tues. 1:45 p.m.: Former Google engineer charged with trade secrets theft

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A former Google engineer is being charged with stealing closely guarded secrets that he later sold to Uber as the ride-hailing service scrambled to catch up in the high-stakes race to build robotic vehicles. The indictment filed today by the U.S. Attorney's office in ...

Tues. 1:40 p.m.: Tonight’s Steely Dan show moved to Covelli Centre

YOUNGSTOWN - Due to thunderstorms in the forecast, Live Nation and JAC Live are moving tonight's Steely Dan show from the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre to the Covelli Centre. All previously purchased tickets will be honored for the relocated show. The concert starts at 8 p.m. today, ...

Mon. 8:15 p.m.: Officer accused of trying to kidnap child pleads not guilty

CLEVELAND — An off-duty Cleveland police officer charged with attempting to kidnap a 12-year-old girl waiting for a school bus has pleaded not guilty. Thirty-four-year-old Solomon Nhiwatiwa pleaded not guilty Monday in a Cuyahoga County courtroom to charges that also include child ...

Mon. 11:35 p.m.: Columbus district, teachers OK 3-year pact

COLUMBUS (AP) — The state's largest school district and its teachers union have approved a three-year contract that includes pay raises and some smaller class sizes. The Board of Education for the 50,000-student Columbus City Schools district approved the agreement Monday. The Columbus ...

Mon. 7:10 p.m.: Poe Shipping Lock reopens after repair work completed

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — A shipping lock that enables cargo vessels to move between Lake Huron and Lake Superior has reopened after closing earlier Monday for repairs. Beverly McCready of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Poe Lock in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, closed around 8 ...