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Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

July 31, 2014

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Islamic hard-line militias, including the group accused by the United States in a 2012 attack that killed the ambassador and three other Americans, claimed control of... more »»

 
 
 
Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

July 31, 2014

ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — Two weeks after a missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, an international team of investigators Thursday reached a wreckage site in eastern Ukraine that remain... more »»

Stocks fall in Argentina as country enters default

July 31, 2014

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Stocks fell sharply in Argentina on Thursday as the country defaulted on its bills for the second time in 13 years, raising fears the move could diminish foreign... more »»

Palestinians mull war crime charges against Israel

July 31, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is seeking written pledges of support from all political factions, including rival Hamas, before making any attempt to press for... more »»

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

July 31, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Security forces went house-to-house looking for Ebola patients and others exposed to the disease Thursday in Sierra Leone's capital as the death toll from the worst... more »»

Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

July 31, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas' tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attacks inside Israel, "with or without a... more »»

Investigators make it to Ukraine jet crash site

July 31, 2014

ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — International investigators got their first look Thursday at the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, finally reaching the site two weeks after a missile brought down... more »»

China says pro-government imam murdered in NW

July 31, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday that a leading pro-government Muslim cleric in the volatile northwestern territory of Xinjiang was murdered, and police killed two suspects and captured another. more »»

Mudslide swallows Indian village; at least 41 dead

July 31, 2014

MALIN, India (AP) — Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at... more »»

Argentina slides into second default as talks fail

July 31, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of talks with U.S. more »»

Lebanese Hezbollah commander killed in Iraq

July 31, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — A commander with the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah was recently killed while on a "jihadi mission" in Iraq, officials in Lebanon said Thursda. more »»

Pillay: Israel, Hamas committing war crimes

July 31, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. more »»

UK judge opens inquiry into Litvinenko killing

July 31, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Thursday opened an inquiry into the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, saying the central question is whether the Russian state ordered the... more »»

Argentina slides into default as debt talks fail

July 31, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of talks with U.S. more »»

Malaysian prime minister: stop fighting in Ukraine

July 31, 2014

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister on Thursday called on Ukrainian and pro-Russian separatists to agree to a cease-fire in the area surrounding the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17... more »»

Russia ordered to pay another $2.5 bln for Yukos

July 31, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday ordered Russia to pay out another 1.9 billion euros ($2. more »»

AP Photos: Beating heat on Pyongyang's Moran Hill

July 31, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Along with its towering monuments to socialism, bronze statues of its leaders and sprawling plazas for mass political gatherings and military parades, North Korea's... more »»

Investigators reach Ukraine crash site

July 31, 2014

ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first tim. more »»

Mudslide swallows Indian village; at least 30 dead

July 31, 2014

MALIN, India (AP) — Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at... more »»

Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising

July 31, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Kazimierz Mikos ran down a Warsaw street, zig-zagging to avoid the bullets that whizzed past him. more »»

Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves

July 31, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Thursday it has called up another 16,000 reservists, allowing it to potentially widen its Gaza offensive against the territory's Hamas rulers in a three-week-old war... more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time August 5, 2014

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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