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  • World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

    World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits
    The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I, was 100 years ago this year. So World War I is the predominant theme in historical exhibits in 2014 (even though the United States didn't...
  • Hollywood apartment fire displaces several residents

    An apartment fire Wednesday night has left several Hollywood residents searching for a place to stay. Hollywood Fire Rescue crews responded to a second-story apartment fire at 310 Scott St. around 9:20 p.m., according to the agency. The fire had...
  • Hampton home damaged in fire

    Hampton home damaged in fire
    A Hampton home sustained extensive damage after a fire Wednesday, a spokesman said. Just after 11:40 a.m., firefighters were called to the first block of Margaret Drive, where they found a garage attached to a two-story home in flames, as well as...
  • Guinean security forces break up riot in Ebola-racked south

    CONAKRY (Reuters) - Riots broke out in Guinea's second-largest city Nzerekore over rumours that health workers had infected people with the deadly Ebola virus, a Red Cross official and residents said on Friday. A crowd of young men, some armed with clubs...
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of 'invasion' as aid trucks reach rebel city

    MOSCOW Ukraine accused Moscow of a "direct invasion" after the first Russian humanitarian aid trucks on Friday reached the eastern rebel-held city of Luhansk, reports said. Some 150 trucks earlier crossed into Ukrainian territory from a border checkpoint...
  • Russia Widely Condemned For Sending Trucks Into Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russia defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government's consent, drawing widespread condemnation Friday for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....
  • In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - 'Open data' - the trove of data-sets made publicly available by governments, organizations and businesses - isn't normally linked to high-wire politics, but just may have saved last month's Indonesian presidential elections from...
  • Merkel has 'great concerns' on Russian convoy entering Ukraine: spokesman

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said in two separate phone calls on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko that she was concerned that a Russian humanitarian aid convoy crossed into Ukraine...
  • Earthquake damage in Vallejo is put at $5.2 million in early estimates

    Earthquake damage in Vallejo is put at $5.2 million in early estimates
    The earthquake that struck the Bay Area early Sunday caused less damage here than in nearby Napa but still sent chunks of chimneys tumbling to the ground, damaged several downtown buildings and left a church bell tower on the verge of collapse. Vallejo'...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Lock Ridge walk, Run for the Run 5K

    LOCK RIDGE IRON FURNACE WALK 1 Burn calories and explore local history at a free Get Out! Lehigh Valley walk, 10 a.m. Saturday at Lock Ridge Park in Alburtis. You'll see an iron blast furnace, weighmaster's house, railroad lines and more in this...
  • Ukraine leader dissolves parliament; Russian tanks reportedly blocked

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved the country’s contentious parliament Monday and set new elections for Oct. 26 in a move likely to deepen Ukraine’s bitter east-west divide. Poroshenko’s government earlier in the day...