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Mon. 12:20 p.m.: Man accused of making bomb threats

YOUNGSTOWN - Police here arrested a man this morning after a bomb threat was called into the county 911 center. Dion Taylor was taken into custody after police spotted two men walking downtown after the threat and learned one of the men had recently made 911 calls on his cell phone, said Lt. ...

Sun. 7:24 p.m.: South Dakota airplane crash kills 9 in extended family

Nine members of an extended Idaho family died when their plane crashed in a South Dakota field as they were heading home after a hunting trip. Travis Garza, president of the wellness company Kyani, said in a Facebook post today that the crash near Chamberlain Saturday afternoon killed ...

Sun. 5:26 p.m.: 10 wounded in shooting near New Orleans’ French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ten people were shot and wounded early today near the French Quarter in New Orleans, a popular spot for tourists. Hours later in another part of town, another shooting killed two men and wounded two others. Police said both shootings remain under investigation, and ...

Sun. 5:14 p.m.: Deadly storm moves cross country taking aim at Northeast

NEW YORK (AP) — A deadly winter storm that has been tormenting travelers across the U.S. since before Thanksgiving moved to the Northeast today, packing one last punch of snow and ice as people made their way home after the holiday weekend. The National Weather Service predicted more than a ...

Sat. 4:30 p.m.: Youngstown statue to memorialize 1946 handshake

YOUNGSTOWN —­ What's in a handshake? If it involves Youngstown and Major League Baseball, it ensures a firm grip on a piece of history. A larger-than-life statue commemorating the inspiring 1946 handshake of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American Major League Baseball player, and ...

Fri. 12:30 p.m.: London mayor says no one else wanted over stabbings

LONDON (AP) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan says police are not looking for anyone else in the stabbings that took place early today near London Bridge. Khan says a number of people were wounded in the incident and that some of the injuries are serious. He did not offer a figure, but said it was ...

Fri. 9:36 a.m.: Iraq’s PM announces he’ll resign amid worsening crisis

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister said today he would submit his resignation to parliament, a day after more than 40 people were killed by security forces and following calls by Iraq's top Shiite cleric for lawmakers to withdraw support. The move by Adel Abdul-Mahdi 13 months after he ...

Fri. 9:16 a.m.: Global climate protests begin ahead of Madrid meeting

BERLIN (AP) — Australians affected by recent devastating wildfires joined young environmentalists kicking off a global protest today demanding governments act against climate change. The "global day of action" was expected to see rallies in hundreds of cities around the world, days before ...

Fri. 9:10 a.m.: Sudan overturns moral policing law, disbands ex-ruling party

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s transitional government announced today it overturned a moral policing law that criminalized revealing clothing for women and drinking alcohol and moved to dissolve the country’s former ruling party, fulfilling two major demands from the country’s pro-democracy ...