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Tue. 8:56 a.m.: Man with bomb arrested near US embassy in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Police today arrested a man carrying a crude explosive device near the heavily fortified U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt's capital, according to security officials. They said the man, whom they did not identify, was intercepted outside the concrete blast barriers that encircle the ...

Tue. 8:43 a.m.: Gordon strengthens, expected to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coastal residents from Florida to Louisiana hustled to prepare for a deluge as Tropical Storm Gordon grew stronger on a path to hit the central U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane tonight. Boaters evacuated to safe harbors, motorists left barrier islands and homeowners ...

Tue. 8:34 a.m.: Kavanaugh pledges to be ‘team player’ on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh promised today to be a "team player" if confirmed to the closely divided court, declaring that he will be a "pro-law judge" who won't decide cases based on his personal views. The first day of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings ...

Tue. 8:25 a.m.: Tensions run high over China and refugees at Pacific meeting

NAURU (AP) — Tensions over China and refugees ran high today at a meeting of Pacific leaders after host Nauru accused a Chinese official of bullying and temporarily detained a New Zealand journalist. Nauru is hosting the Pacific Islands Forum, which is being attended this week by leaders ...

Sun. 7:30 p.m.: McCain buried at Naval Academy

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Sen. John McCain's final journey ended Sunday on a grassy hill at the U.S. Naval Academy within view of the Severn River and earshot of midshipmen present and future, and alongside a lifelong friend. A horse-drawn caisson carrying the senator's casket led a ...

Fri. 1:15 p.m.: Money, cigarettes reported taken from Warren fuel station

WARREN - Police are investigating the theft of a thousands of dollars and cigarettes from the Sunoco service station on West Market Street. The store's manager told police he was called at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday to the store by a delivery driver because the doors were locked and store was ...

Fri. 1:13 p.m.: Vienna fire gets grant for gear

VIENNA - The township fire department received a $80,915 federal grant to buy new protective clothing for its firefighters. The funding comes from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The department's protective gear is expired, ...

Fri. 9:06 a.m.: Aretha Franklin’s funeral to fuse spirit with star power

DETROIT (AP) — Organizers of Aretha Franklin's funeral insist it will be a service, not a show. Yet the Queen of Soul's final send-off on this morning certainly will encompass many elements, emotions and grand entrances that were hallmarks of her more than six decades on sacred and secular ...

Fri. 8:59 a.m.: Caffeine hit for Coca-Cola as it buys Costa coffee chain

LONDON (AP) — Coca-Cola is hoping for a caffeine-fueled boost with the acquisition of British coffee chain Costa. Costa is Britain's biggest coffee company, with over 2,400 coffee shops in the U.K. and another 1,400 in more than 30 countries, including around 460 in China, its ...

Fri. 8:56 a.m.: Syria rebels destroy bridges in anticipation of offensive

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition fighters blew up bridges today linking areas they control to government-held territories in northwestern Syria in anticipation of a military offensive against their last stronghold in the country, activists and a war monitor said. The explosions rocked the ...

Fri. 8:28 a.m.: Washington prepares to say goodbye to late Sen. John McCain

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Washington's turn to say goodbye to the late Sen. John McCain. And McCain is saying farewell — his way. The six-term Republican senator, who lived and worked in nation's capital over four decades, will lie in state under the U.S. Capitol rotunda today for a ceremony ...

Fri. 8:23 a.m.: Trump to ease retirement regulations with executive order

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order to make it easier for small businesses to group together to provide their workers with retirement plans. The White House says Trump will direct the Labor and Treasury departments to issue regulations to help ...

Thu. 7:35 p.m.: Meijer: To be or not?

HOWLAND - Is Meijer to be or not at the Eastwood Mall Complex? That's the question now as officials from the grocery store chain and the Cafaro Company differ on whether Meijer has purchased the building that was once Super Kmart. Senior Director of Communications for Meijer, Frank J. ...

Thu. 7:10 p.m.: Chamber welcomes Trump cabinet member

BOARDMAN - Attendees at the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber's annual "Salute to Business" at Mr. Anthony's on Thursday morning celebrated the impact small business has on the Mahoning Valley while learning how such businesses are being represented in the nation's capital. Linda McMahon, the ...

Thu. 1:33 p.m.: Trump administration backs Asian-Americans in Harvard case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department today sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices. The ...

Thu. 1:21 p.m.: Trump teases about successor to White House counsel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after announcing the departure of his White House counsel, President Donald Trump teased today that he's excited about his choice for a replacement but isn't ready to share his new lawyer's name. Trump said Wednesday on Twitter that Don McGahn will leave in the fall. ...

Thu. 1:15 p.m.: Ohio State: 145 firsthand accounts of doctor sex misconduct

COLUMBUS (AP) — At least 145 people have provided firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct by a former Ohio State University team doctor accused of groping scores of male athletes and other students during his two decades there. They're among more than 335 people interviewed by the law firm ...

Thu. 10:14 a.m.: Champion crash sends 3 to hospital with minor injuries

CHAMPION --- Three people were sent to St. Joseph Warren Hospital with minor injuries Wednesday evening after an 18-year-old driver rear-ended a vehicle stopped on state Route 45 while waiting to make a left turn, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The impact overturned the stopped ...

Thu. 9:06 a.m. Woman who leaked secrets thanks Trump for tweet

ATLANTA (AP) — A former government contractor who leaked a classified report on Russian hacking is thanking President Donald Trump for tweeting about her case. In a telephone interview this morning from a Georgia jail, Reality Winner told "CBS This Morning" that Trump's tweet was a "breath ...