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Teams converge on remote site to probe plane crash

July 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Aviation experts, criminal investigators and soldiers began converging Friday on an isolated patch of restive Mali to search for clues that might explain why an Air Algerie jetliner... more »»

Kerry says no deal yet for 7-day truce in Gaza

July 25, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that more work was needed to reach a deal between Israel and Hamas for a seven-day truce in the Gaza war. more »»

Obama asks Central American leaders for help

July 25, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling Central American presidents that the United States and the wider region share responsibility to address an influx of minors and families who ar... more »»

US: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

July 25, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. more »»

US's Kerry says no deal yet on 7-day Gaza truce

July 25, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he has not yet reached a deal between Israel and Hamas to call a 7-day humanitarian truce in the Gaza war but is continuing work. more »»

Last-ditch US effort on Gaza truce; Israel cool

July 25, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — A last-ditch effort by the U.N. chief and the U.S. more »»

Obama urging Central American leaders for help

July 25, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama met with Central American leaders Friday to urge them to help slow the stream of unaccompanied children from their countries to the U.S. more »»

Israeli media: Israel rejects Gaza truce plan

July 25, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media say the country's Security Cabinet has unanimously rejected a U.S. proposal for a temporary pause in Israel-Hamas fighting. more »»

5 killed in West Bank, amid new Gaza truce efforts

July 25, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.N. chief and the U.. more »»

Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

July 25, 2014

XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at ... more »»

Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

July 25, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an... more »»

Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

July 25, 2014

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators combed the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down, taking notes and photos as their... more »»

Gaza officials accuse Israel of war crimes at ICC

July 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Top Palestinian officials have accused Israel of war crimes in Gaza, filing a complaint Friday to the International Criminal Court in The Hague. more »»

Top German court rejects bid for Eichmann files

July 25, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court has rejected a newspaper's bid to gain unrestricted access to all the foreign intelligence service's files on Adolf Eichmann, known as the architect of the... more »»

Obama to urge Central American leaders for help

July 25, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama was meeting with Central American leaders Friday to urge them to help slow the exodus of unaccompanied children from their countries, as House Republicans... more »»

Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

July 25, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. more »»

Lufthansa, Air France to resume Tel Aviv flights

July 25, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany's two biggest airlines decided Friday to resume flights to Tel Aviv after canceling operations for several days over safety concern. more »»

Iraqi cleric urges leaders not to 'cling' to power

July 25, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric made a thinly veiled appeal to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down, calling upon political leaders Friday not to "cling" to their post... more »»

Dutch Safety Board: 1st 'factual findings' soon

July 25, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Safety Board leading the international investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 says it expects to publish "initial factual findings"... more »»

Israel says soldier missing in Gaza confirmed dead

July 25, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says an Israel soldier Hamas claimed to have captured in the Gaza Strip earlier this week was in fact killed in battle on that da. more »»

Jordan shoots down 'aerial target' near Syria

July 25, 2014

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's air force shot down an "aerial target" near the Syrian border on Friday, a Jordanian military official said. Eyewitnesses said the object was a drone. 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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