Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

Cancer forces Jimmy Carter to slow down but not stop work

ATLANTA (AP) — Cancer in his brain is forcing Jimmy Carter to slow down, but the 90-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner is insisting on keeping up with some of the humanitarian work that has sustained him since leaving the White House as a one-term president 35 years ago.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015

Hits: 235

Read more...

Officer's mistrial: Mother of slain man still wants justice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Georgia Ferrell says she's still seeking justice after a jury couldn't unanimously decide the fate of a white North Carolina police officer accused in the 2013 shooting death of her son, an unarmed black motorist.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015

Hits: 236

Read more...

Rival Koreas hold high-level talks to defuse war fears

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korea and North Korea were holding their first high-level talks in nearly a year at a border village on Saturday to defuse mounting tensions that have pushed the rivals to the brink of a possible military confrontation.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015

Hits: 228

Read more...

Typhoon Goni leaves 10 dead, 2 missing in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Goni lashed the northern Philippines on Saturday with pounding rain and winds that set off landslides and flooded low-lying villages, leaving at least 10 people dead and forcing more than 5,000 to flee their homes, officials said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015

Hits: 230

Read more...

UNESCO chief: IS systematically destroying heritage sites

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq are engaged in the "most brutal, systematic" destruction of ancient sites since World War II, the head of the U.N. cultural agency said Friday — a stark warning that came hours after militants demolished a monastery with ancient foundations in central Syria.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015

Hits: 204

Read more...

New surveillance video offers possible Bangkok bombing clue

BANGKOK (AP) — As Thai authorities said Saturday that much progress was being made in their investigation into the deadly bombing in central Bangkok that killed 20 people, a new surveillance video has surfaced offering a possible clue to solving the crime.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015

Hits: 170

Read more...

1st US tar sands mine set to open for business in Utah

BOOK CLIFFS, Utah (AP) — On a remote Utah ridge covered in sagebrush, pines and wild grasses, a Canadian company is about to embark on something never before done commercially in the United States: digging sticky, black, tar-soaked sand from the ground and extracting the petroleum.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

Hits: 246

Read more...

North Experts: Deleted online information never actually goes away warns of war with South after artillery fire

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The Ashley Madison hack is a big reminder to all Web users: If you submit private data online, chances are it will never fully be deleted.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

Hits: 254

Read more...