Detained human rights activists face charges in Turkey

AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis ISTANBUL (AP) — Ten Turkish human rights activists who were detained by police while attending a training workshop appeared before court officials in Istanbul on Monday to face possible charges or be released from custody. The activists,...
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Man blames Tesla Autopilot feature for Minnesota crash

AP Photo/Christophe Ena DETROIT (AP) — A Tesla driver is blaming his car’s partially self-driving Autopilot system for a crash in Minnesota over the weekend. David Clark, 58, was driving his Tesla Model S sedan with four passengers Saturday evening in Hawick,...

Ohio Prosecutor To Announce Whether He’ll Try Cop 3rd Time

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor will announce Tuesday whether he will try a white former police officer a third time for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man during a traffic stop. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters (DEE’-turs) scheduled an early afternoon...

Police: Johns Hopkins Student Fell From High-rise Building

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say it appears that a Johns Hopkins University student athlete found dead last week near the campus accidentally fell to her death from a high-rise building near the campus. Baltimore police spokesman T. J. Smith said at a news conference Monday that it...

Illinois school dorm director teaches dog to bark in whisper

GREENVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A resident director who lives in a dorm at a college in southern Illinois has taught his dog to bark in a whisper. Brian Gertler lives in an apartment with his wife and 1-year-old dog Dudley inside a freshman dorm at Greenville University , about 50...

Permits required before repairing damaged structures in floodplain

The City of Findlay is reminding residents that all structures within the 100-year floodplain require permits for repairs. The city says that for properties in the 100-year flood plain that sustained flood damage and have flood insurance, one of the following must be submitted to...

Ryan Phillippe posts hospital picture after 'freak accident'

Actor Ryan Phillippe has posted a picture of himself laid up in a hospital bed with a broken leg following what he calls a “freak accident.” Phillippe wrote in the caption of his Instagram post Monday that he’s “going to be ok.” The picture shows him...

Garth Brooks offers free honeymoon after fans get engaged

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Garth Brooks says he’ll pony up for a Hawaiian honeymoon for a couple who got engaged at his concert in Oklahoma City. WFAA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2ty9tS0 ) Drew Bargsley proposed to Chelsea Townsend while Brooks was playing his hit...

Review: 'Afterlife' is mind-bending thriller

“Afterlife: a Novel” (Thomas & Mercer), by Marcus Sakey The line between life and death is a mere dimension that’s easier to breach than previously thought in “Afterlife,” Marcus Sakey’s latest mind-bending thriller. FBI Agent Will Brody...

A dream come true: Marcus Sakey's new novel

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Sakey’s new novel is a dream come true. “It was one of those fairly vivid dreams where I was wandering around Chicago, where I live, and there was nobody. It was this sort of lonely, abandoned Chicago,” says Sakey, a million-selling...