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More than 1 million are besieged in Syria, new report says

February 9, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that amount and has been accused by... more »»

The Latest: Drivers likely didn't see the other before crash

February 9, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):

1:40 p.. more »»

US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure

February 9, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — The US Army Corps of Engineers say they have identified "signs of distress" at Mosul dam, indicating that it is at "significantly higher risk of failure" than previously understood. more »»

Indian scientists study chunk that fell from sky, killed man

February 9, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — Scientists are analyzing a small blue object that plummeted from the sky and killed a man in southern India, after authorities said it was a meteorite. more »»

Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures 150

February 9, 2016

BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in a remote area in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring some 150, some of whom had to be cu... more »»

The Latest: Train crash death toll rises to 9

February 9, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):

12:25 p.m. more »»

Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls

February 9, 2016

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaos as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fishballs and... more »»

Survivor tells of living through collapse of Taiwan building

February 9, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — After propping himself against a wall for 20 hours to avoid smothering his girlfriend, Ko Ching-chung's strength was draining awa. more »»

Search for life continues at Taiwan complex toppled by quake

February 9, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers using cranes, dogs and electronic devices searched for survivors Tuesday in a high-rise apartment complex in southern Taiwan that was toppled three days earlier by ... more »»

Germany, Turkey vow diplomatic effort to end Aleppo violence

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence massed at Turkey's border, Turkish and German leaders pledged Monday to redouble diplomatic efforts to end the fighting... more »»

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

February 8, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is... more »»

The Latest: Greece: Stop migrants in Turkish waters

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

10:05 p.m. more »»

Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group shortly

February 8, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's prime minister on Monday announced that the country will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq by Feb. more »»

The Latest: Official: Turkey will help people inside Syria

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

8:55 p.m. more »»

Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace

February 8, 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Azize Calis is pleading for peace. more »»

Hundreds of thousands celebrate Carnival in Cologne

February 8, 2016

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people packed the streets of Cologne for its annual Rose Monday parade, the culmination of five days of Carnival festivities that took place amid... more »»

Pope's visit to violent Mexican city highlights broader ills

February 8, 2016

ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — One evening in September 2014, Mariana Yanez left her home in this crime-plagued Mexico City suburb saying she was going to make some photocopies. Then she vanished. more »»

French ex-minister in court over tax fraud, money laundering

February 8, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Jerome Cahuzac was the face of France's fight against tax evaders — until he was forced to acknowledge that he himself was dodging taxes, hiding money in tax havens around the world. more »»

Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drills

February 8, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has scrambled thousands of troops and hundreds of warplanes across southwestern Russia for large-scale military drills intended to test the troops' readines... more »»

Fans can have Hendrix experience at guitarist's London home

February 8, 2016

LONDON (AP) — When he was not being a string-shredding, amp-blasting guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix liked nothing better than to sit at home drinking tea and watching the British soap opera "Coronatio... more »»

 
 

Family craft night February 11, 2016

A chance to make Epsom salt luminaries, 6-7 p.m., Centre Hall Branch Library, 109 W. Beryl St. Registration: 814-364-2580. more »

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