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Mon. 8:31 a.m.: US puts end to dispute with EU over diplomatic protocol

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States today put an end to a dispute with the European Union over diplomatic protocol and lauded the 28-nation bloc as "one of America's most valuable partners." U.S. Ambassador Gordon Sondland announced that "effective immediately" a recent diplomatic demotion of ...

Mon. 8:28 a.m.: House Democrats expand Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring it's "very clear" President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, says the panel is requesting documents today from more than 60 people from Trump's administration, family and business as part of a rapidly expanding Russia ...

Mon. 8:26 a.m.: Chinese state media: Detained Canadians stole state secrets

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese official media today accused two Canadians detained in China of acting together to steal state secrets, just days after Canada announced it will proceed with a U.S. extradition request for a senior Chinese tech executive. The Xinhua News Agency cited unidentified ...

Mon. 8:24 a.m.: China accuses US of ‘double standard’ over Huawei claims

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese government spokesman took issue today with U.S. claims that telecoms giant Huawei Technologies poses a threat to other countries' information security because of Chinese laws. The comments by spokesman Zhang Yesui ahead of the annual session of China's rubber-stamp ...

Friday 5:45 p.m.: Last Chevy Cruze leaves body shop at Lordstown plant

LORDSTOWN - The last Chevrolet Cruze ever to be produced at the General Motors plant in Lordstown left the body shop at 2:45 p.m. today and could be completed by Thursday, according to a plant employee. He said the car will go through the trim department probably on Wednesday and then through ...

Fri. 12:21 p.m.: Man threatening shootout with police captured

HOWLAND - A 43-year-old Muirwoods Road NE resident, who told his sister he would get into a shootout if police were called to their home, was found in the woods behind the property without any weapons by members of the Mahoning Valley Crisis Response team Thursday afternoon. Matthew C. ...

Fri. 9:38 a.m.: Trib writer, local vendors announced for Slice of the Valley

WARREN — The Slice of the Valley 2019 fundraiser will include 15 pizza vendors who will vie for the title of Best Slice of the Valley in the annual pizza challenge. The contest will be held 4 to 7 p.m. March 16 at the Metroplex Expo Center, 1620 Motor Inn Drive in Girard. Tickets are $10 ...

Fri. 9:09 a.m.: Pedestrian killed this morning on state Route 5 bypass

BAZETTA — A pedestrian was killed this morning from being struck on state Route 5 near the Perkins Jones Road exit, according to Trumbull County 911 call logs. A 911 call came in just after 6:20 a.m. requesting an ambulance in the eastbound traffic lanes. “Out (with) OSP, looks like ...

Fri. 9:01 a.m.: Walmart to make ‘every effort’ to keep disabled greeters

After more than a week of backlash, Walmart is pledging to make "every effort" to find other roles for disabled workers who'd accused the retailer of targeting them as it prepares to eliminate the "people greeter" job at 1,000 stores. Greg Foran, president and CEO of Walmart's U.S. stores, ...

Fri. 8:54 a.m.: School apologizes for having students pretend to own slaves

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has issued an apology for a social studies assignment that asked students to pretend to be slave-owners and brainstorm expectations for their slaves. The Tennessean reported Thursday that Williamson County Schools and Sunset Middle School ...

Fri. 8:44 a.m.: UK manufacturers stockpiling ahead of Brexit

LONDON (AP) — A closely watched economic survey shows that the U.K.'s manufacturing sector is faltering as Brexit draws near and that whatever growth it is recording is largely due to firms stockpiling. In a monthly survey, financial information firm IHS Markit says its main purchasing ...

Thur. 12:15 p.m.: Israel attorney general recommends charges against Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's attorney general today recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery and breach of trust in a series of corruption cases, a momentous move that shook up Israel's election campaign and could spell the end of the prime minister's illustrious ...

Thu. 10:39 a.m.: Morning fire damages Niles home

Tribune Chronicle NILES — A family of nine escaped a fire this morning at 833 Robbins Ave. Heavy black smoke was coming from the structure when firefighters arrived after the 6:35 a.m. call, according to Fire Capt. Todd Thomas. The family was already out of the house. Firefighters removed ...

Thu. 9:59 a.m.: Joyce co-sponsors illegal firearm prosecutions bill

WARREN — "The only member of Congress to have prosecuted a school shooter" announced this morning that he is co-sponsoring a bill aimed at "ending senseless gun violence," according to a news release from U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce, R-Bainbridge. The Mass Violence Prevention Act would establish ...

Thu. 9:31 a.m.: Brookfield man gets 13 years on rape charges

WARREN --- A Brookfield man was sentenced to 13 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to 12 counts of rape before Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Judge W. Wyatt McKay, according to court and Trumbull County Jail records. William Bowdish, 38, North Park Avenue, Brookfield, has been ...

Thu. 9:08 a.m.: No deal: Trump, Kim summit collapses over sanctions

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Talks between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un collapsed today after the two sides failed to bridge a standoff over U.S. sanctions, a dispiriting end to high-stakes meetings meant to disarm a global nuclear threat. Trump blamed the breakdown on ...

Thu. 8:44 a.m.: Pakistan pledges to release captive Indian fighter pilot

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister pledged today his country would release a captured Indian jetfighter pilot the following day, a move that could help defuse the most-serious confrontation in two decades between the nuclear-armed neighbors over the disputed region of Kashmir. Prime ...