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Tue. 9:21 a.m.: Democrats unload on Bernie Sanders in likely debate preview

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democratic rivals to Bernie Sanders are preparing to try to knock him off his front-runner perch in a debate tonight before a critical South Carolina primary that could dramatically reshape the race. With mounting fear among the Democratic establishment that the ...

Tue. 9:18 a.m.: Virus outbreak keeps global markets in check

LONDON (AP) — Share prices around the world, particularly in Japan, took a hit today amid mounting fears about the economic impact of the new coronavirus outbreak. An anticipated solid opening on Wall Street provided some hope that the current bout of selling might ease. With cases of the ...

Tue. 9:12 a.m.: Latest worldwide count shows new virus has killed 2,700

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 80,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it. The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of ...

Tue. 9:04 a.m.: Trump returns to domestic squabbles on India trip

NEW DELHI (AP) — Returning to domestic squabbles, President Donald Trump lashed out at Supreme Court justices and his Democratic rivals today during the second and last day of a whirlwind trip to India. Addressing reporters and business leaders, Trump warned of economic calamity if he loses ...

Tue. 8:57 a.m.: Mubarak, Egypt’s autocrat ousted by protests, dies at 91

CAIRO (AP) — Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian leader who was the autocratic face of stability in the Middle East for nearly 30 years before being forced from power in an Arab Spring uprising, died today, state-run TV announced. He was 91. Mubarak was a stalwart U.S. ally, a bulwark against ...

Mon. 12:45 p.m.: Jury finds defendants guilty of Youngstown murder

YOUNGSTOWN - The jury in the aggravated murder trial of Brian Donlow Jr. and Stephon Hopkins returned guilty verdicts to murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm today in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. The jury deliberated two hours late Friday and three hours today before ...

Mon. 11:57 a.m.: Harvey Weinstein found guilty in landmark #MeToo moment

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was convicted this morning at his sexual assault trial, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement. The verdict followed weeks of often harrowing and excruciatingly graphic testimony from a string of ...

Mon. 11:09 a.m.: New shows coming to Youngstown amp, Covelli, Robins

This morning brought new concert announcements for the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre, Covelli Centre and Robins Theatre. • The Tedeschi Trucks Band will be joined by St. Paul and the Broken Bones and Gabe Dixon for a July 8 show at the Youngstown amp. The Tedeschi Trucks Band is led by ...

Mon. 11:54 a.m.: Actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to restored charges

CHICAGO (AP) — Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty this morning to restored charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself last year in Chicago and then falsely reporting to that the phony attack was real. A somber looking Smollett, 37, ...