Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

Prosecutors: Conn. gunman's motive still unknown

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A yearlong investigation into the Newtown school shooting has provided disturbing insights into the gunman who killed his mother and then massacred 26 other people, but it still has not provided a motive.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Hits: 197

Read more...

Storm threatens holiday travel in east

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Snow and ice are forecast for the northeast of the country as a deadly storm that started on the West Coast last week gathers steam Tuesday and powers toward the East in time for Thanksgiving.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Hits: 158

Read more...

Typhoon ruined traditional, high-tech livelihoods

TANAUAN, Philippines (AP) — As Typhoon Haiyan tore across the eastern Philippines, coconut plantations older than the fathers of the men who tend them were smashed like matchsticks and call centers that field customer service gripes from around the world fell silent. The storm that killed thousands also wrecked livelihoods in the worst hit region, a blow that will ripple long after the disaster fades from attention.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Hits: 127

Read more...

Police fire water cannon to disperse Egypt rally

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's police have fired water cannons to disperse dozens of activists protesting police brutality in Cairo, the security forces' first implementation of a controversial new law forbidding protests held without a permit from authorities.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Hits: 121

Read more...

Senators writing new sanctions in case Iran cheats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading Democratic and Republican senators are crafting legislation to reinstate the full force of sanctions and impose new ones if Iran doesn't make good on its pledge to roll back its nuclear program, brushing aside the Obama administration's fears about upending its diplomatic momentum.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Hits: 132

Read more...

FDA tells 23andMe to halt sales of genetic test

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Google-backed genetic test maker 23andMe to halt sales of its personalized DNA test kits, saying the company has failed to show that the technology is supported by science.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Hits: 132

Read more...

Thanksgiving-Hanukkah overlap spurs thanks, angst

 

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — When life gives you Hanukkah on Thanksgiving, make a menurkey. Or a turkel.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013

Hits: 183

Read more...

Filipinos escape typhoon wasteland, but not worry

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Romnick Abadines' heart pounded as a Philippine air force C-130 carried him above typhoon-wrecked Tacloban city. He had never been on a plane before, never watched silvery-white clouds pass from a small round window. It was not the first time, or the last, that he felt helpless and out of his element.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013

Hits: 134

Read more...