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Over 100 dead after Tanzania ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

September 21, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The death toll rose above 100 on Friday after a ferry capsized and sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzania state radio reported. more »»

 
 
 
86 dead after Tanzania ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

September 21, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The death toll rose to 86 on Friday after a ferry capsized and sank on Lake Victoria, a local official said. more »»

Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies of illness at 61

September 21, 2018

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, the country's No. 2 after the ruling Communist Party's leader, died Friday after a serious illness, the government said. He was 61. more »»

Philippine villages at risk of landslides forcibly evacuated

September 21, 2018

NAGA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops and police forcibly evacuated residents of five villages vulnerable to landslides after the collapse of a mountainside buried dozens of homes and killed... more »»

Ancient treasures on show in Germany reveal turbulent past

September 21, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — An arrowhead firmly lodged in the skull of an ancient fallen warrior, a voluptuous woman's form carved from ivory and the mask of a Roman river god are among more than 1,000 major... more »»

Tanzanian ferry sinks in Lake Victoria, at least 44 dead

September 21, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Tanzanian passenger ferry capsized on Lake Victoria and the death toll of 44 was expected to rise when rescue efforts resume Friday, an official said. more »»

Maldives prepares for polls seen as test for young democracy

September 21, 2018

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A decade after people took to the streets to welcome democracy to the Maldives, an Indian Ocean archipelago, voters head to the polls on Sunday in what has become a... more »»

Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with song and sadness

September 21, 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Clapping and raising their hands to the sky, hundreds of people clad in white gathered at an 18th-century fort in the Puerto Rican capital on Thursday to remember the... more »»

Robbie Williams entertains at Emporio Armani's airport show

September 21, 2018

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers were letting go of streetwear and turning back to the basics of elegant design on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. more »»

44 dead as Tanzanian ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria

September 20, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — At least 44 people died when after a passenger ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, a Tanzanian official said late Thursday, and the death toll was expected to rise when rescue... more »»

Despite protests, Russia's anti-doping agency reinstated

September 20, 2018

The World Anti-Doping Agency declared Russia's scandal-ridden drug-fighting operation back in business Thursday, a decision designed to bring a close to one of sports' most notorious doping... more »»

Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with song and sadness

September 20, 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Clapping and raising their hands to the sky, hundreds of people clad in white gathered at an 18th-century fort in the Puerto Rican capital on Thursday to remember the... more »»

Trump to address drugs, nuclear weapons in UN speeches

September 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will call for global action on the world drug problem, lay out his vision of the U.S. more »»

Israeli delegation in Moscow to share data on plane downing

September 20, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — A high-level Israeli military delegation visited Moscow on Thursday to present detailed information related to the downing of a Russian warplane by Syrian forces that responded to a... more »»

The Latest: Dozens dead after ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

September 20, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on capsized ferry in Tanzania (all times local):

10:25 p.m. more »»

Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with choirs, protests

September 20, 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The uplifting strains of one of Puerto Rico's most beloved songs filled the air at 6:15 a.m. more »»

Nicki Minaj struts into Fendi; Max Mara rewrites classics

September 20, 2018

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers were letting go of streetwear and turning back to the basics of elegant design on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. more »»

Plight of jailed Catalans strains dialogue with Spain

September 20, 2018

SANT JOAN DE VILATORRADA, Spain (AP) — A farm tractor with a crane lifts up half a dozen people holding Catalan independence flags in northeast Spain, trying to get high enough so they can peek... more »»

Egypt court orders release of former president's sons

September 20, 2018

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release from detention of former president Hosni Mubarak's two sons, overturning a ruling by another court whose judge surprisingly told... more »»

EU, UK fail to resolve border row as Brexit deadline looms

September 20, 2018

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Britain and its European Union partners failed on Thursday to secure a breakthrough in Brexit talks, largely because of seemingly intractable divisions over the best way... more »»

Polish police looking for man who threw stone into synagogue

September 20, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police are looking for a man who threw a stone into a synagogue in the city of Gdansk as members of the Jewish community were praying at the end of the Yom Kippur... more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time September 25, 2018

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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