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Israelis, world leaders gather for Peres funeral

September 30, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres was laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries — in a final tribute to a man who personified the... more »»

Obama: Peres won his wars but understood the need for peace

September 30, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Barack Obama hailed Shimon Peres Friday as a man who showed the world that justice and hope are at the heart of the Zionist ideal and saw "all people as deserving of... more »»

Syrian monitor: Russian airstrikes killed 9,300 in past year

September 30, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A year of Russian airstrikes on areas outside government control in Syria have killed more than 9,000 people, displaced tens of thousands and caused wide destruction, an opposition... more »»

Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler

September 30, 2016

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he... more »»

Amnesty: Hundreds trapped in Libya's Benghazi amid fighting

September 30, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group expressed alarm Friday over the fate of hundreds of Libyan and foreign nationals trapped for months amid fighting in the eastern city of Benghazi. more »»

The Latest: Ex-President Peres brought to rest in Jerusalem

September 30, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of Israel's former President Shimon Peres (all times local):

12:00 p.m. more »»

Obama arrives in Israel for Shimon Peres memorial service

September 30, 2016

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — President Barack Obama flew to Israel Friday to pay his respects to Shimon Peres, the former leader whose six decades of work shaping this tiny nation into a powerful and... more »»

Russia, Syria geopolitics frame pope's Caucasus trip

September 30, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' trip to Georgia and Azerbaijan will be filled with religiously symbolic encounters with Catholics, Orthodox, Muslims and Jews. more »»

Pakistan militant group jumps to prominence with attacks

September 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — One of Pakistan's most vicious militant groups has dramatically stepped up its attacks over the past month, striking mosques, Christians and security forces in attacks that have... more »»

China reports 6 dead, 23 missing in typhoon landslides

September 30, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — Six people are reported dead and at least 23 people are still missing after two landslides triggered by a major typhoon swept through separate villages in southeastern China, state... more »»

US defense chief calls alliance with Philippines 'ironclad'

September 30, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has described the U.S.-Philippines alliance as ironclad, one day after the Philippine president said joint military exercises with the U.S. more »»

UN warns of 'merciless abyss' in besieged eastern Aleppo

September 29, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Thursday as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing humanitarian disaster in... more »»

White House lashes out at Congress after 9/11 bill vote

September 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House lashed out at Congress on Thursday, a day after Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly overrode President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to allow families of th... more »»

British royal kids make rare appearance in Canada

September 29, 2016

VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — Princess Charlotte took her first steps in public on Thursday as she and brother Prince George played in a children's party with Prince William and Kate. more »»

Police called as larger-than-life Hitler appears in Berlin

September 29, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A huge moving image of a laughing Adolf Hitler has prompted a shocked Berlin driver to call police. more »»

Austria: Man convicted of murder for plowing car into crowd

September 29, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has found a man guilty on multiple murder and attempted murder counts and sentenced him to life in prison for plowing his car through a crowd of pedestrians,... more »»

Ukraine marks Babi Yar massacre's 75th anniversary

September 29, 2016

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Thursday marked the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World War II. more »»

UN rights council seeks greater monitoring of Yemen abuses

September 29, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a resolution calling for greater U.N. monitoring of rights abuses in war-torn Yemen, while shrugging off calls from the U.N. more »»

The Latest: Russia says US boycott would help 'terrorists'

September 29, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

10:45 p.m.

The Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman says a U.S. more »»

UN impotent before Syria war crimes

September 29, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia and Syria faced a growing chorus of international condemnation over their actions in Aleppo, but U.. more »»

Tesla rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames Autopilot

September 29, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Police in northern Germany say that a Tesla driver is blaming the car's Autopilot after crashing into the rear of a bus on a highway. more »»


Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time October 4, 2016

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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