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Mon. 8:57 a.m.: More dolphins die in Aegean Sea; group suspects navy drills

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek marine conservation group says a "very unusual" increase in Aegean Sea dolphin deaths in recent weeks may be linked to Turkish naval exercises in the area. Fifteen dead dolphins have washed up on the eastern island of Samos and other parts of Greece's Aegean ...

Mon. 8:55 a.m.: UK government, opposition cling to hope of Brexit compromise

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government and opposition were clinging to hope today of finding a compromise Brexit deal, 48 hours before Prime Minister Theresa May must try to persuade European Union leaders to grant a delay to the U.K.'s departure from the bloc. If the bloc refuses, Britain ...

Sat. 9:30 p.m.: Sinkhole solution a slow process

BAZETTA -Two sinkholes running along a sewer line on Saddlebrook Lane property belonging to Nicole O'Rourke and Dominic Mastropietro are increasing in size, but the process for fixing the problem has not been a quick one. O'Rourke's mother, Lisa Perrino, is upset that after several months, ...

Sat. 9:20 p.m.: Hubbard Township speed camera issue in flux

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP - After getting a legal opinion from their township law director, trustees are planning to rescind the $10-per-hour pay raises they earlier approved for part-time police officers who work daytime shifts along Interstate 80 using speed cameras. Trustee Fred Hanley said ...

Sat. 9 p.m.: Plan to remove dams begins to flow

WARREN - The plan to remove dams from the Mahoning River is taking off, and officials say once they are gone, the river will continue healing from years of industrial use, recreational use will increase and economic development will be spurred. The estimated cost to remove nine dams from the ...

Sat. 8:45 p.m.: Ryan makes presidential pitch to hometown crowd

YOUNGSTOWN - U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan wants a divided nation to come together. "Just maybe the person who can help heal these wounds is a working class kid from a working class family from a working class community who will work his rear end off for the American people," Ryan told a crowd of ...

Fri. 11:21 a.m.: Warren’s marijuana dispensary opens for business

WARREN — The first medical marijuana dispensary in Trumbull and Mahoning counties is open for business. The store, gLeaf Medical Cannabis on Youngstown Road SE, formally opened at 10 a.m. today after have a soft launch earlier this week. It served pre-scheduled customers starting Tuesday and ...

Fri. 9:24 a.m.: Hiring rebounds, US employers add 196,000 jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring rebounded in March as U.S. employers added a solid 196,000 jobs, up sharply from February's scant gain and evidence that many businesses still want to hire despite signs that the economy is slowing. The unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent, near the lowest ...

Fri. 9:11 a.m.: UK police wait outside embassy to arrest WikiLeaks founder

LONDON (AP) — British police stationed armed officers outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London today after tweets from WikiLeaks quoted what it said were high-level sources saying that Julian Assange could be kicked out of the building within "hours to days." The red-brick embassy building ...

Fri. 8:54 a.m.: Ex-con gave false hope in yearslong missing boy case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A day of false hope has given way to questions about why a man would claim to be an Illinois boy who disappeared eight years ago. The FBI declared the man's story a hoax Thursday one day after he identified himself to authorities as Timmothy Pitzen, who disappeared in 2011 ...

Fri. 8:46 a.m.: G7 adopts joint commitments on security issues

PARIS (AP) — Interior ministers of the Group of Seven most advanced economies have adopted joint commitments on the world's top security issues. In a final written statement at a meeting in Paris, the G-7 countries agreed today to reinforce tools to combat the smuggling of migrants and ...

Fri. 8:38 a.m.: US military review reveals civilian deaths in Somalia strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just weeks after insisting that American airstrikes in Somalia had killed no civilians, U.S. Africa Command said this morning that new information reveals that a woman and a child died last April when a U.S. strike targeted al-Shabab militants. The revelation comes on the ...

Fri. 8:36 a.m.: 1 person wounded in shooting at naval station in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Naval Air Station Oceana says one person was wounded in a shooting this morning at its facility in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The base tweeted early today that the shooter has since been "contained." The condition of the victim, who was hospitalized, is ...

Thurs. 11:25 a.m.: Tim Ryan announces presidential bid

WARREN - From a round table discussion on the nationally televised daytime talk show, The View, Niles native U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced just moments ago he will run for president of the United States. Ryan, a Democrat who now lives in Howland, will join the crowded race seeking the ...

Thu. 8:59 a.m.: Report: Ethiopia crew followed Boeing procedures

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The pilots of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines jet followed all of Boeing's recommended procedures when the plane started to nose dive but still couldn't save it, according to a preliminary report released today by the Ethiopian government. The plane crashed just six ...

Thu. 8:54 a.m.: Afghan officials: Taliban kill at least 20 troops, policemen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Under the cover of darkness, the Taliban launched a brazen attack early today on an Afghan government compound in western Badghis province, killing at least 20 soldiers and policemen, officials said. It was the latest attack by the Taliban who target Afghan forces ...

Thu. 8:49 a.m.: Police trying to verify teen is boy missing since 2011

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities are trying to confirm the identity of a teenager who told police he is an Illinois boy missing since 2011. A 14-year-old boy told police in Newport, Kentucky, on Wednesday that he escaped two kidnappers in the Cincinnati area and ran across a bridge. He said ...

Thu. 8:47 a.m.: Vatican upholds abuse conviction against Guam archbishop

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has upheld its conviction of Guam's ousted archbishop for sexually abusing minors and has added a further penalty on appeal that effectively prevents him from presenting himself as a bishop. The Vatican announced the definitive decision against Archbishop ...

Wed. 9:45 p.m.: Officials concerned Trump proposal will cut grant funding

WARREN - Trumbull County officials are opposing a proposed cut to the federal budget that would eliminate a grant program that has provided the county with over $10 million for projects and is expected to provide at least nearly $4 million more in the next few years. Eliminating the ...