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UN envoy starts consultations on Syrian civil war in Geneva

May 5, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — A United Nations envoy has begun a series of low-level consultations in Geneva with representatives of the Syrian government and its opponents in the hopes of finding enough common... more »»

 
 
 
AP Exclusive: Video shows migrant rescue of deflating dinghy

May 5, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Dramatic footage emerged Tuesday of a Mediterranean Sea rescue showing migrants on a sinking rubber boat desperately clambering up ropes and a ladder from a cargo ship that... more »»

Ex-IRA man linked to 2005 slaying shot to death in Belfast

May 5, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — A former Irish Republican Army commander linked to one of the outlawed group's most notorious killings has been shot to death in Belfast, residents and police said Tuesday. more »»

UK election hopefuls burn rubber in final campaign push

May 5, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's political leaders crisscrossed the country Tuesday in a frenetic last dash to convert undecided voters, with less than 48 hours to go until an election likely to produce n... more »»

Venezuelan rum industry succeeding despite country's woes

May 5, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Ever since he was a young man, one of Guillermo Matos' small pleasures has been a mid-month round of cocktails with friend. more »»

Burundi court validates president's third term bid

May 5, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's constitutional court on Tuesday validated the president's controversial bid for a third term but the deputy president of the court, who fled to Rwanda ahead of... more »»

IS claims responsibility for Texas cartoon attack

May 5, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad — though... more »»

Nepali police dig bodies from village and trekking route

May 5, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were digging Tuesday through thousands of tons of earth from a quake-triggered mudslide in Nepal that wiped out an entire village along a popular Himalayan... more »»

Save the Children: Dozens feared dead in migrant tragedy

May 5, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Dozens of passengers in a crowded rubber boat fell into the sea and likely drowned as a rescue vessel neared, survivors reported as they arrived in Italy Tuesday to join... more »»

Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output

May 5, 2015

ZHARI, Afghanistan (AP) — It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. more »»

Thailand's 87-year-old king makes rare public appearance

May 5, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance Tuesday to mark the 65th anniversary of his coronation. more »»

Start your engines: UK election hopefuls burn rubber

May 5, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's candidates are campaigning from Cornwall in southwestern England to the far northern reaches of Scotland in search of votes with the general election just two days away. more »»

Thailand's 87-year-old king makes rare appearance

May 5, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance Tuesday to mark the 65th anniversary of his coronation. more »»

Rights group condemns atrocities in Syrian city of Aleppo

May 5, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and insurgents have both committed abuses in the contested northern city of Aleppo, but some of the government's actions amount to crimes against humanity,... more »»

Substance or Style? Labour leader banks on geek appeal

May 5, 2015

LONDON (AP) — It was an unexpected moment on the campaign trail. more »»

A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

May 5, 2015

LONDON (AP) — It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. more »»

SurveyMonkey CEO died of head trauma in exercise accident

May 5, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg died of severe head trauma in an exercise accident in the Mexican resort town of Punta Mita, a Mexican state official said Monday. more »»

SurveyMonkey CEO died of head trauma in exercise accident

May 4, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg died of severe head trauma in an exercise accident in the Mexican resort town of Punta Mita, a Mexican state official said Monday. more »»

Nigeria's military: Battling tribal militia, not civilians

May 4, 2015

JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military is battling a dangerous tribal militia that could grow into a terrorist group in central Nigeria and denies accusations its troops have killed dozens of... more »»

Jean-Marie Le Pen suspended from French far-right party

May 4, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen was suspended Monday from the National Front party he built into a political force over four decades after a series of controversial remarks... more »»

Burundi Red Cross: 3 killed in clashes with security forces

May 4, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — At least three people have been killed in Burundi on Monday in violent clashes with the security forces, said the Red Cross, as street demonstrations persist over the... more »»

 
 

Rotary Club of Weirton Heights May 5, 2015

The Rotary Club of Weirton Heights meets each Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Eat 'n Park restaurant, located on Three Springs Drive in Weirton. more »

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