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Judge’s decision is latest twist in Army sex case

FILE – In this March 4, 2014, file photo, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, right, leaves the courthouse with his lawyers Richard Scheff, left, and Ellen C. Brotman, not pictured, following a day of motions at Fort Bragg, N.C. A military judge declined Monday, March 10, 2014, to...

2 key senators agree on Fannie-Freddie overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — A plan to phase out government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and instead use mainly private insurers to backstop home loans has advanced in Congress. The agreement by two key senators and a White House endorsement sent shares of...

Mo Yan, Jelinek finalists for best translated book

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Nobel laureates Mo Yan and Elfriede Jelinek are among the finalists for a prize honoring fiction translated into English. University of Rochester-based Three Percent announced the long list of 25 nominees Tuesday for the Best Translated Book Award....

$600K taken from safe at Osteen’s megachurch

HOUSTON (AP) — Police say $600,000 in checks and cash has been stolen from the Houston megachurch led by Pastor Joel Osteen (OH’-steen). Police spokesman Kese (KEES) Smith says $200,000 in cash and $400,000 in checks were stolen from a safe sometime between 2:30...
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British shoe-bomb plotter says he flew with bomb

In this undated Photo provided by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, defendant Suliman Abu Ghayth, right, is seated with al-Qaida founder Osama Bin Laden, center, and Bin Laden’s deputy, Ayman al Zawahiri, in Afghanistan....
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Cowboys release franchise sacks leader Ware

File – In this Sept. 22, 2013, file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware walks the field during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. The Dallas Cowboys are releasing franchise sacks leader Ware to save salary cap room after the worst...
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Oregon couple attacked by cat plans to get it help

This photo provided by Lee Palmer shows Lux, a 22-pound Himalayan cat that attacked a seven-month old baby. Portland police had to be called in to subdue the 22-pound house cat that trapped its owners inside their bedroom after attacking their baby. The baby was not injured in...

Donations taken from safe at Osteen’s megachurch

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston megachurch led by Pastor Joel Osteen (OH’-steen) has been targeted by thieves who stole cash, checks and credit card information from a safe. Police spokeswoman Jodi Silva said Tuesday that nobody has been arrested in the theft from...

Putnam elections board at odds over directors

OTTAWA — The Putnam County Board of Elections has asked Secretary of State Jon Husted to settle a dispute over the appointment of a deputy director. The board vote 2-to-2 on Tuesday on the reappointment of Shelly Burkhart, a Republican, to the position of deputy director. Board...