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  • Russia says Swiss aid worker was killed by mortar fire from Ukraine-held area

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday the mortar fire that killed a Swiss worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine was fired from territory controlled by Ukrainian government forces. "Kiev did not want...
  • Swiss Red Cross worker killed by shell in Ukraine's Donetsk

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A Swiss Red Cross worker was killed by a shell that landed near the international organization's office in Ukraine's separatist-held city of Donetsk on Thursday. Both the pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian government...
  • International Red Cross confirms Swiss killed in Donetsk

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed that a Swiss staff member was killed on Thursday by a shell that landed close to its office in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. "One of our colleagues, a Swiss national, was...
  • Ukraine ceasefire must be observed, Russia's Lavrov tells Kerry

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday it was essential that both Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists fully observed a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine clinched nearly a month ago....
  • Ukraine, pro-Russia fighters trade blame over aid worker's death

    Fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia gunmen raged around Donetsk's international airport Friday, a day after the artillery battle spilled into the nearby city and killed a Swiss aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross....
  • Fall guide: Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula

    From moms with handcrafted hair bows to painters with works valued in the thousands, Peninsula arts and crafts shows offer something for every interest, and the fall season is ripe with shopping opportunities. Consider this your comprehensive guide to...
  • Louis S. Rizzo

    Louis S. Rizzo
    Louis S. Rizzo, a retired Domino Sugars supervisor and a World War II merchant mariner who was a longtime volunteer aboard the Liberty ship SS John W. Brown, died Monday at Gilchrist Center Howard County in Columbia of pulmonary fibrosis. The longtime...
  • Howard County health digest

    Classes at hospital Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...
  • Verdugo Views: Oakmont's Gold Gulch shined as a fundraiser

    Verdugo Views: Oakmont's Gold Gulch shined as a fundraiser
    Oakmont League, formed 75 years ago by the Oakmont Country Club, soon moved from being merely social and took on a philanthropic thrust, particularly during the war years. “Gold Gulch,” one of their first major fundraisers — and so...
  • Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives - U.S. study

    Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives - U.S. study
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - (This story from Sept. 19 has been refiled to correct stated position of medical groups in paragraph 6) Lifting a ban on blood donations from gay men would increase the amount of available blood by hundreds of thousands of...
  • Sime Darby delays Liberia palm oil mill construction over Ebola

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Malaysian palm oil firm Sime Darby has delayed construction of a mill for its Liberia plantation and has suspended talks to expand its planted acreage there due to the Ebola outbreak, it said on Tuesday. More than 2,811 people have...