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Mon. 10:48 a.m.: Adamczak declared winner of Youngstown council race

YOUNGSTOWN — Incumbent Democrat Basia Adamczak was declared the winner today in Youngstown City Council's 7th Ward race. The Mahoning County Board of Elections met to count provisional ballots and late-arriving absentee votes. On election night, Adamczak and Donald P. Scott, a retired ...

Mon. 9:39 a.m.: Charles Schwab buys TD Ameritrade in brokerage blockbuster

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Schwab is buying rival TD Ameritrade in a $26 billion stock swap, a blockbuster agreement accelerated by massive disruption in the online brokerage industry. Competitive pressure has already forced brokerages to make it free for customers to trade U.S. stocks online, ...

Mon. 9:28 a.m.: Priceless items stolen from Dresden’s Green Vault museum

BERLIN (AP) — Thieves carried out a heist today at Dresden’s Green Vault, one of the world’s oldest museum, making off with three “priceless” sets of jewelry from the 18th century that German officials said would be impossible to sell on the open market. Police said they were ...

Mon. 9:23 a.m.: What’s next in impeachment: Judiciary Committee up next?

WASHINGTON (AP) — After two weeks of public hearings, Democrats could soon turn the impeachment process over to the House Judiciary Committee. They’re moving “expeditiously” ahead as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has instructed. In the coming weeks, the House intelligence panel will ...

Mon. 9:08 a.m.: Uber loses license in London over safety, vows to appeal

LONDON (AP) — London’s transit authority today refused to renew Uber’s license to operate, with the ride-hailing company vowing to appeal the decision as it struggles to secure its future in the British capital. It’s the latest chapter in Uber’s rocky history with London transport ...

Mon. 9:03 a.m.: Pope in Japan voices concern over nuke power, meets victims

TOKYO (AP) — Pope Francis voiced concern about nuclear power today after meeting with victims of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster, saying the development of future energy sources must take environmental considerations into account. Francis didn't explicitly back a ban on nuclear energy during ...

Fri. 9:05 a.m.: Israel braces for bitter fight after Netanyahu indictment

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s indictment is expected to sharpen the battle lines in Israel’s already deadlocked political system and could test the loyalty of his right-wing allies, Israeli commentators said today. The serious corruption charges announced Thursday ...

Fri. 9:02 a.m.: French women demand action amid high domestic violence rate

LES MUREAUX, France (AP) — Sylvia. Dalila. Aminata. Céline. Julie. Their names are plastered on buildings and headlines across France, calling attention to their shared fate: Each was killed, allegedly by a current or former partner this year. More than 130 women have died from domestic ...

Fri. 8:54 a.m.: Parents of late US hostage chasing North Korean assets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The parents of a former U.S. hostage who died after being released from North Korea in a coma in 2017 say they are committed to finding and shutting down illicit North Korean business assets around the world in efforts to hold its government accountable for ...