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New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

July 28, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and... more »»

Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

July 28, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned... more »»

Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

July 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor... more »»

Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

July 28, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians — including nine children playing on a swing — in a... more »»

Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

July 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama criticized gender oppression in Africa that he said is "crippling" development in some countries, speaking out publicly Monday for the first time against... more »»

Fighting in Ukraine prompts residents to flee

July 28, 2014

SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes Monday carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance... more »»

Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

July 28, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin's government must pay $50 billion for using tax claims to destroy Yukos, once the country's largest oil producer, and its Kremlin-critical CEO, an... more »»

Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital

July 28, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of control Monday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield,... more »»

Israeli PM warns of prolonged campaign in Gaza war

July 28, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel's prime minister warned Monday that the country faced a prolonged campaign against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, as the military urged residents in parts of the... more »»

Israel military: 9 soldiers killed in Gaza attacks

July 28, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says nine soldiers have been killed in separate attacks in ongoing Gaza fighting.

It says four soldiers were killed in a mortar attack earlier Monday. more »»

In Iraq's Mosul, radicals unleash their vision

July 28, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Residents of Mosul have watched helplessly as extremists ruling the northern Iraqi city blew up some of their most beloved landmarks and shrines to impose a stark vision of Islam. more »»

3 female suicide bomber kill several in Nigeria

July 28, 2014

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — A woman blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria on Monday, killing three people in one of three suicide bombings by females in Kano in two days, police said. more »»

Israeli PM speaks of 'prolonged' campaign in Gaza

July 28, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel must be ready for a "prolonged" military operation in the Gaza Strip and will "act aggressively and... more »»

Millions displaced by religious violence in 2013

July 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people were forced from their homes because of their religious beliefs last year, the U.S. more »»

Attack on park in Gaza war kills 10, most children

July 28, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A strike on a Gaza park killed 10 people Monday, nine of them children, as Israeli and Palestinian authorities traded blame over the attack and fighting in the Gaza... more »»

Clinton: US needs orderly process for border kids

July 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she supports creating a refugee screening process for Central American children in their home countries to discourage dangerous trips to the U.S. more »»

Gaza militants sneak into Israel through tunnel

July 28, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says Gaza militants have infiltrated into Israel through a tunnel under the Gaza-Israel border and have opened fire on soldiers. more »»

Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate

July 28, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — More than 2,000 Syrians — almost half of them pro-government forces — have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, marking one of the worst death tolls in the... more »»

Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site

July 28, 2014

SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even... more »»

UN chief reinforces call for Gaza cease-fire

July 28, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza war on Monday and demanded that... more »»

UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

July 28, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.

Pillay, the U.N. more »»


Never Alone WV meeting July 28, 2014

"Never Alone WV" holds weekly meetings of support for various addictions, each Monday night at 6 p.m. The location is 149 Preston Ave. on Weirton Heights. more »

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