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  • Russia will hand over humanitarian convoy to Red Cross in Ukraine

    Russia will hand over humanitarian convoy to Red Cross in Ukraine
    The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that a humanitarian convoy which is heading to eastern Ukraine from Russia would cross the border only under the aegis of the Red Cross. "After the Russia-Ukraine border is crossed, the column will go under...
  • Newport News house fire caused by lightning, officials say

    A lightning strike near a Newport News home caused it to catch on fire Tuesday evening, a fire department spokesman said. Just after 6:15 p.m., firefighters were called to the 400 block of Wyn Drive and found heavy smoke coming from the garage,...
  • Hawaii governor faces tough contest in primary election before hurricane

    Hawaii governor faces tough contest in primary election before hurricane
    Hawaii voters went to the polls on Saturday for the state's primary election as local authorities and residents rushed to clean up debris from one tropical storm with only a day to prepare for an approaching hurricane. Voters are to decide a Democratic...
  • Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine

    Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine
    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine announced agreement Monday on a plan to get aid to civilians trapped in embattled eastern Ukraine after Moscow agreed to submit to International Committee of the Red Cross oversight and the participation of Western...
  • Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour

    Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour
    NEW YORK — More than a foot of rain hit parts of New York's Long Island on Wednesday, enough to set a preliminary state record, triggering flash floods and swamping cars on major roads that were turned into rivers during the morning rush hour....
  • Barbara Susannah Spencer DavisOctober 19, 1919 - July 5, 2014

    Barbara “Barby” Davis recently passed away quietly and peacefully in Santa Barbara, California. Barbara was born in Los Angeles as the only child of Edward Allen Spencer, Jr. and Jean Paul Armstrong Spencer. At the age of twelve Barby’...
  • 17 displaced in Virginia Beach apartment fire

    Thirteen adults and four children were displaced after a fire that condemned four apartments Sunday morning, according to the Virginia Beach Fire Department. Battalion Chief Jack Crandell said the fire started around 8 a.m. on the 700 block of Emerald...
  • Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire

    Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire
    MANCHESTER — Nine people, including seven children, were displaced by a fire in a multi-family duplex on Orchard Street in Manchester on Saturday, Fire Chief David Billings said. The fire broke out around 1:30 p.m., with heavy smoke coming out of...
  • Lauren Bacall's gift to high fashion

    Lauren Bacall's gift to high fashion
    News of the death of 1940s style icon Lauren Bacall got me thinking about the deep, historical connection between classic Hollywood cinema and high fashion. One of the last stars of the golden era, Bacall was a muse to many designers, including Yves...
  • Russia and Ukraine reach deal over aid convoy

    MOSCOW Russia and Ukraine have reached an agreement on sending humanitarian aid to the embattled city of Luhansk, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says. "Thanks to the support from the international community, we managed to avoid an escalation...
  • Finnish president hopes Ukraine aid convoy can pave way for ceasefire

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Friday he hoped a Russian humanitarian aid delivery to eastern Ukraine would pave the way for a ceasefire between the government and pro-Russian rebels there. Speaking after talks with...