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In final drive, Obama seeks better relations with US foes

May 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his final stretch as president, Barack Obama is driving the United States toward friendlier relations with longstanding adversaries, working to consign bitter enmities with... more »»

Buses and Bulldozers: Refugees are removed from Greek camp

May 24, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — It grew to the size of a small town, becoming a symbol of Europe's closed border policy for migrants and refugees. On Tuesday, Greek authorities began to dismantle it. more »»

Friends, Romans: Help restore Rome's ruins, monuments

May 24, 2016

ROME (AP) — Friends, Romans, countrymen! Oh yes, and countrywomen. And people in far-flung nations. Everyone, basically. more »»

Brussels police chief injured during anti-austerity clashes

May 24, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels police chief was injured Tuesday during clashes at the end of a major anti-austerity demonstration attended by around 50,000 people in the center of the Belgian... more »»

Shock, fear in Syrian government bastions after bombings

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Convoys of coffins streamed through the streets and mourners fired guns in the air Tuesday as two Syrian coastal towns — government strongholds that had gone relatively untouched... more »»

French raid Google in latest probe into tech's tax tactics

May 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Police raided Google's French headquarters Tuesday looking for evidence of "aggravated tax fraud," marking one of Europe's most conspicuous attempts yet to cast a U.S. more »»

Cuba to legalize small and medium-sized private businesses

May 24, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private enterprise in one of the world's last... more »»

Italy's Renzi: NATO summit must consider new defense models

May 24, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says that NATO should use the upcoming summit in Warsaw to consider new security models given the threat of home-grown terrorism. more »»

Forensic expert suggests explosion downed EgyptAir jet

May 24, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Body parts recovered from the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 showed signs of burns and were so small that they suggested the jet was brought down by an explosion, a member of the team... more »»

Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiver

May 24, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president warned on Tuesday that his country wouldn't move forward on implementing a refugee readmission agreement with the European Union unless visa requirements are... more »»

Firefighters from US, South Africa to arrive in Alberta

May 24, 2016

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Officials say about 1,000 additional fire crews from across Canada, the United States and South Africa will be joining the fight this week against a massive wildfire near... more »»

Israeli watchdog report slams Netanyahu over travel expenses

May 24, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's official government watchdog released a lengthy report Tuesday into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's travel expenses before he took office, raising a "fear of... more »»

Kurdish rebel attack kills 5 soldiers in eastern Turkey

May 24, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a bomb in eastern Turkey, killing at least five soldiers inside a military vehicle. more »»

UN laments absence of G-7 from key humanitarian summit

May 24, 2016

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — U.. more »»

French police force open fuel depot amid protests, shortages

May 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French police used water cannons on Tuesday to disperse projectile-throwing protesters blocking a key fuel depot on the Mediterranean, as gasoline shortages spread around the country... more »»

Turkey's president approves new government led by ally

May 24, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms... more »»

EU leader pledges help in ending Poland's crisis soon

May 24, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A senior European Union leader has pledged support in finding a solution soon to Poland's political crisis that has strained the country's ties with Brussel. more »»

French raid Google over 'aggravated tax fraud' allegations

May 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French police have raided Google's Paris offices as part of an investigation into "aggravated tax fraud" and money laundering, authorities said Tuesday. more »»

Fatal firefight in Congo park highlights threats to rangers

May 24, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Shot by elephant poachers, the manager of Congo's Garamba National Park asked a ranger for help to bind his leg with a tourniquet to slow blood los. more »»

Pakistan: DNA tests to confirm Taliban leaders death

May 24, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said Tuesday that authorities will perform DNA tests on the body of a man who was killed in an American drone strike to... more »»

Cats or Cops? Spain police seek fine for lettering on bag

May 24, 2016

MADRID (AP) — A woman in Spain may be fined under the country's public security law for carrying a bag bearing the initials A.C.A.B. more »»


Rotary Club of Weirton Heights May 24, 2016

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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