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Fri. 8:20 a.m.: White House warns that debt limit showdown could hurt states

The White House is warning state and local governments about severe cuts to disaster relief, Medicaid, infrastructure grants. school money and other programs if Congress fails to raise the U.S. debt limit. A fact sheet for state and local officials that was obtained by The Associated Press is ...

Fri. 8:15 a.m.: Russian polls open, Apple and Google pressured on campaign app

MOSCOW (AP) — An app created by allies of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny disappeared from Apple and Google stores on Friday as polls opened across Russia for three days of voting in a parliamentary election. It comes as Russian authorities seek to suppress the use of ...

Judge gives woman no prison time in drive-by shooting case

YOUNGSTOWN -- The judge who heard evidence in Jana Cox's trial and decided her case without a jury also sentenced her Thursday for her role in a drive-by South Side shooting that "shattered" the leg of an innocent 13-year-old girl asleep in her bed. Judge John Durkin of Mahoning County Common ...

Hermitage man ‘stung’ last October pleads guilty to sex offense

YOUNGSTOWN -- A Hermitage, Pa. man pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, attempted importuning and possession of criminal tools for trying to arrange to have sex with who he thought was a minor. Nathan Lucas, 34, of Madison Street entered guilty pleas ...

Thu. 11:35: Nuclear submarine deal will reshape Indo-Pacific relations

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The U.S., Britain and Australia have announced they're forming a new security alliance that will help equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines. The alliance will see a reshaping of relations in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond. Here's what it might mean ...

Thu. 11:25 a.m.: US stocks fall as technology companies lead a broad slide

(AP) - Stocks edged lower in morning trading on Wall Street today as technology and communications companies fell broadly. Trading was choppy. Stocks edged higher in the early going after a surprisingly good retail sales report for August, but then quickly turned lower. The S&P 500 ...