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  • Three refugees killed as they flee Ukrainian conflict - military

    KIEV (Reuters) - Three refugees including a five-year-old child were killed near the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk when rebel gunfire hit their car, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Thursday. Around 500 people a day have been fleeing Luhansk, a...
  • Allentown fire sends family packing

    A Saturday afternoon fire at 853 N. Sherman St. in Allentown damaged the basement of the twin home and displaced a family of six, city fire officials said. The call came in just before 2 p.m., and the fire mostly was contained to the basement, with...
  • Marylou Maver: Longtime volunteer reached out to people in need

    Marylou Maver: Longtime volunteer reached out to people in need
    Marylou Maver devoted most of her life to helping others, especially the less fortunate and feeding the hungry. Family and friends remember the former Tavares resident most for her compassion for those in need. "My mom was a very giving person,"...
  • More than 250 migrants may have died in shipwreck off Libya

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - More than 250 migrants may have died when a boat sank a kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, a coastguard official said on Sunday. "We believe there are still more than 250 bodies trapped underwater," coastguard official...
  • Boy with fireworks starts apartment fire in Hallandale Beach, officials say

    A boy lighted fireworks that set his Hallandale Beach apartment on fire Saturday, fire-rescue officials said. The fire began about 12:15 p.m. in an apartment building in the 700 block of Northwest Seventh Avenue, according to Lori Williams, a division...
  • New Haven Bar Destroyed By Overnight Fire

    NEW HAVEN — A three-alarm fire destroyed a popular bar and restaurant on Whalley Avenue overnight, fire officials said Tuesday. The blaze, which started Monday night, ripped through Delaney's Taproom and Restaurant, at 882 Whalley Ave., fire...
  • Russian officials say aid convoy completed mission, has left Ukraine

    A long convoy of Russian trucks left Ukraine on Saturday, concluding a controversial mission to deliver aid to civilians in cities caught up in fighting between pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian security forces. Russia’s decision to send the...
  • Raymond D. EdwardsAugust 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014

    Raymond D. Edwards<br/>August 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014
    Born August 21, 1918 in Los Angeles, was raised in Glendale, California, and passed away August 11, 2014 in Palm Desert, California.  His parents, Irma and John, brother Joe, sister Evelyn and his wife of 64 years Editha, preceded him in death. Ray is a...
  • Tropical storm warning lifted for Hawaii

    A tropical storm warning has been lifted for all Hawaii, after the storm, Iselle, battered the state, said Ray Tanabe, acting director of the National Weather Service in the Pacific region. As Hawaii residents clean up from Tropical Storm Iselle, they...
  • Beatrice Gordon HicksSeptember 30, 1917 - August 19, 2014

    Beatrice Gordon Hicks<br/>September 30, 1917 - August 19, 2014
    Beatrice Gordon Hicks, 96, of Little Rock, Arkansas, widow of Thomas Nelson Hicks, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. She was a loving wife and mother, and a passionate and dedicated nurse. Bea was born on September 30, 1917 in Prescott, Arkansas,...
  • U.S. to Russia: Pull convoy from Ukraine or face sanctions

    U.S. to Russia: Pull convoy from Ukraine or face sanctions
    The United States demanded Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern Ukraine without permission on Friday, accusing Russia of a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of its former Soviet neighbor and threatening more sanctions. Moscow,...