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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

March 29, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change. more »»

 
 
 
Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

March 29, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria... more »»

Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

March 28, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria... more »»

Boko Haram kills 39, legislator, disrupting Nigeria election

March 28, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disrupting the country's presidential election. more »»

Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida in Syria seize major city

March 28, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings i... more »»

Questions and answers about the Arab peacekeeping force

March 28, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Arab League member states have agreed in principle to form a joint inter-Arab military peacekeeping force. more »»

Afghan court sentences AP journalist's killer to 20 years

March 28, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's highest court has ruled that the police officer convicted of murdering Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding AP correspondent Kathy... more »»

Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

March 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly, with lights going out to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change. more »»

Nigeria's voting extended as millions choose new president

March 28, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria extended voting to Sunday because of technical glitches as millions turned out to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to cal. more »»

Crash victim's father calls for more focus on pilot welfare

March 28, 2015

SISTERON, France (AP) — The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfar. more »»

Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'

March 28, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chao... more »»

US State Dept: Difficult work remains on Iran nuke talks

March 28, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. more »»

Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead

March 28, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic... more »»

Signs of discord at Iran nuke talks as deadline looms

March 28, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. more »»

STORY REMOVED: BC-EU--France-Plane Crash

March 28, 2015

SISTERON, France (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about a mayor of a French town close to the Germanwings crash site who said that the father of the co-pilot was distraught wit... more »»

French mayor say co-pilot's father distraught with grief

March 28, 2015

SISTERON, France (AP) — The father of the German co-pilot accused of crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps was distraught with grief over his son's death and over what he may have done,... more »»

Saudis say tracking Yemen rebel groups headed to border

March 28, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Saudi Arabia says that multiple groups of Yemeni Shiite rebels are moving toward the two countries' shared border. more »»

Nigeria extends voting to Sunday in areas with problems

March 28, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian official says voting is being extended to Sunday in areas that have experienced problems in checking voters' identities. more »»

World's huddled masses use 4 key land, sea routes to Europe

March 28, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Most migrants who live illegally in the European Union fly to the 28-nation bloc on valid visas and simply overstay their welcom. more »»

Timeline of African migrants' 10-day Balkan journey on foot

March 28, 2015

A journey by African migrants as they tried to reach the European Union through the Balkans ended largely in defeat after a 10-day, 200-kilometer (125-mile) hike. more »»

Migrants' newest route to Europe means an epic Balkans trek

March 28, 2015

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East take many routes to cross illegally into the European Union, and all are fraught with likely disappointment and... more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time March 31, 2015

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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