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Kendrick Perry to play in Australia

The All Horizon League First-Teamer is heading overseas to the play for the Sydney Kings in Australia.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:45 am

Toddler dies after falling off boat in Pa. lake

Authorities say a toddler drowned in a central Pennsylvania lake after falling off a boat.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:23 am

Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the …

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:21 am

Ohio man charged with fatally drugging wife

A central Ohio man accused of fatally drugging his bedridden wife with her prescription medications has been charged with aggravated murder.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:16 am

Bacteria at Schwebel’s posed no health risk

The bacteria found at Schwebel Baking Co. on Tuesday has been confirmed not to be the type of listeria that poses a risk to public health, an independent, certified lab confirmed.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 1:10 am

Replacement trees at an inner-city fruit grove will be planted Saturday

The founder is ‘nervous’ about the new trees also being destroyed

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 1:09 am

Youngstown council has endorsed a ward redistricting map

Council will vote on the map Monday

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 1:08 am

Boardman township continues effort to get rid of illegal signs

Illegal signs can still be found in many places around the township

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 1:07 am


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France: Air Algerie flight vanishes over N Mali

The logo of the Air Algerie company office, at the Opera avenue in Paris Thursday July 24, 2014. A flight operated by Air Algerie has disappeared from radar while traveling from Burkina Faso in West Africa to Algiers. Authorities say it was carrying over 100 passengers and crew when air navigation services lost track of the Swiftair plane 50 minutes after takeoff earlier this morning. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, the plane's owner and a French government official said.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 9:11 am

FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:45 am

Iraq: Kurdish politician Massoum named president

BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:42 am

Family: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks

In a photo provided by Citizens Foundation, Haris Suleman, center right, in blue shirt, and his father, Babar Suleman, center left, stand with the plane in early July 2014 in Pakistan that they were flying on an around-the-world trip. Haris Suleman, 17, who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight, was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday, July 23, 2014, for his father, who was also on board. Family spokeswoman Annie Hayat said the plane flown by Haris Suleman went down shortly after leaving Pago Pago in American Samoa Tuesday night. Hayat said the body of Haris Suleman had been recovered, but crews were still looking for Babar Suleman. The father and son were using the trip to raise money for the Citizens Foundation, a nonprofit that builds schools in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Citizens Foundation)PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Haris Suleman knew that flying around the world carried risks. But like adventurers before him, the 17-year-old pilot from Indiana also believed dreams aren't achieved without taking chances.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:29 am



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Indian sports minister irked by turban row

Basketball's no-headgear rule has irked the Indian sports minister who has reacted with anger after two Sikh members of the men's national team had to remove their turbans before they were allowed to play in the recent Asia Cup in China. Players are not allowed "Headgear, hair accessories and jewelry" under the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules but the Indian duo of Amritpal Singh and Amjyot Singh told local media they never had to remove turban until the July 12 match against Japan in Wuhan. We have spoken to Basketball Federation of India and sought a detailed report from them," sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal said in a statement.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 5:53 am

Man United buries Galaxy 7-0 in Van Gaal's debut

Manchester United's Danny Welbeck celebrates after scoring against the Los Angeles Galaxy during the first half of a friendly soccer match at Rose Bowl on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo)PASADENA, California (AP) — Manchester United made an impressive debut under coach Louis van Gaal on Wednesday night, with Wayne Rooney scoring twice late in the first half of a 7-0 friendly victory over the LA Galaxy.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 4:53 am

Crown will give clues on 2016 Olympic gold fight

US golfer Stacy Lewis walks to play her shot at the Royal Birkdale golf course on July 10, 2014Rivals at the LPGA International Crown see this week's global team matches as a sneak peek at the fight for gold in golf's 2016 Olympic return in Rio de Janeiro. "This is definitely the best preview we have ever had of the Olympics," world number one Stacy Lewis said. After years of watching the Olympics with no chance of playing, the US star marveled at the opportunity she now enjoys. With just over two years remaining before the Olympics and the qualifying period just under way, 12th-ranked Paula Creamer acknowledged the tough fight to make the US team, which can include no more than the four top-ranked American women.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 4:47 am

Closing arguments scheduled in Sterling trust case

Shelly Sterling arrives at the Los Angeles Superior Court on July 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, CaliforniaDonald Sterling's lawyers opted not to call Shelly Sterling as a witness in their court fight to block her sale of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers and abruptly rested their case. The move sets the stage for closing arguments on Monday in the case in which Donald Sterling is challenging his estranged wife's authority to sell the club for $2 billion to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer. The final witness called on behalf of Donald Sterling was doctor Jeffrey Cummings, an expert in Alzheimer's disease who acknowledged under cross-examination by Shelly Sterling's lawyer Pierce O'Donnell that the two doctors who found the Clippers owner mentally incompetent did not have to state the reason for their examinations beforehand.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 1:04 am


Browns makes roster moves

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns on Wednesday claimed OL Abasi Salimu off waivers from St. Louis. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. In addition, the team waived DB Royce Adams, L...

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:21 pm

Browns sign Justin Gilbert

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns on Wednesday signed DB Justin Gilbert. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. The Browns have now come to terms with all six of their 2014 draft selec...

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:16 pm

Not much competition for starting spots on Browns’ strong defense line

Senior Editor Vic Carucci says the Browns’ defense line could arguably be among the better ones in the NFL.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 7:23 pm

Nine Cleveland Browns defensive players to watch during training camp

Competition battles aren’t the only thing that will matter

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:27 pm