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Women accused of poisoning NKorean scion arrive for trial

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two women accused of poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader arrived at court Wednesday for closing arguments in a murder trial that could send the women to the gallows. Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of...

Japan space explorer arrives at asteroid to collect samples

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese space explorer arrived at an asteroid Wednesday after a 3½-year journey and now begins its real work of trying to blow a crater to collect samples to eventually bring back to Earth. The unmanned Hayabusa2 spacecraft reached its base of...

JetBlue radio failure triggers scare at JFK Airport

NEW YORK (AP) — A communication failure involving a JetBlue plane caused a brief scare at John F. Kennedy Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration says Jetblue Flight 1623 “experienced a radio equipment problem while taxing for departure” at about 8 p.m....

Will Blanchard River project affect existing wetlands?

The Ohio EPA promised Tuesday to get answers about the impact that a river widening project will have on existing wetlands along the Blanchard River at Findlay. Richard Kozlowski, a member of the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership, asked the question Tuesday during a hearing...

Findlay police asking for help identifying thief

Findlay police have asked the public for assistance in identifying a man who broke into the Smoke-N-Stuff store on North Main Street on June 5. The suspect used a brick to break the glass on the door, and then stole items inside. If someone can identify the suspect, they are...

Trump signals shift from imposing China investment limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting his administration may back away from previously announced plans to impose limits on Chinese investment in American technology companies and high-tech exports to China, instead choosing to call upon Congress to act....

Police: Shirtless man on tarmac arrested, jumped on plane

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested a 19-year-old man accused of sprinting shirtless toward a jet at Atlanta’s airport and jumping on the wing. News outlets report Atlanta Police have charged Jhryin Jones with criminal trespassing, public indecency...

Lawsuit: Bank of America treats homes in white areas better

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal discrimination lawsuit says Bank of America treats foreclosed homes in white communities better than those in minority communities. The Washington Post reports fair housing groups filed suit Tuesday in Maryland accusing the bank and another...

Agitated passenger escorted off plane in Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — An agitated passenger was escorted off a Spirit Airlines flight that landed in Rochester, Minnesota, for a medical emergency. Rochester Police Lt. Mike Sadauskis says the 38-year-old woman from Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, was asked to leave the flight...

California lead paint liability initiative heads to ballot

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters will likely see an initiative on the November ballot that limits the liability of lead paint companies by authorizing bond funding to clean up the paint and other health hazards in buildings in the state. The California Secretary...