Cameroon military, separatists blamed for ‘grave abuses’

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Violent tensions between Cameroon’s government and Anglophone separatists have forced more than 180,000 people from their homes since December, Human Rights Watch said Thursday in a new report that blames both sides for “grave abuses”...

Water boil advisory issued for Bell Avenue, surrounding area

A water boil advisory has been issued by the City of Findlay’s Water Distribution Department for Bell Avenue and surrounding areas due to work on a water main there. The affected addresses include: The 100, 200 and 300 blocks of Bell Avenue 300 E. Bigelow Ave. The Palmer...

Findlay school board to decide whether to put security levy on ballot

Findlay school board will meet next Thursday to decide whether to put a safety and security levy on the November ballot. If the board proceeds with a levy, and voters approve it, Findlay City Schools Superintendent Ed Kurt said the district will spend the funds in three areas:...

Two hurt in crash at McManness & Tiffin avenues

Two Pandora residents were hurt when two minivans collided at 1:02 p.m. today at the intersection of Tiffin and McManness avenues, the Findlay Police Department said. One driver, Sandra Hall, 58, had minor injuries, and her passenger, Carrie Miller, 86, had non-life-threatening...

Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump’s attention

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — World War III? Not us, say puzzled and concerned Montenegrins. Public officials in the tiny Balkan nation in southeastern Europe didn’t know what to say initially when U.S. President Donald Trump suggested Montenegro could set off a global...

Southern Iraq’s woes to continue, renewed protests possible

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s government may have muddled its way through violent street protests in the country’s oil-rich south with promises of jobs and better services, but the root causes of this month’s unrest remain almost intact and it could be just a...

For some, a DNA test produces only uncertainty about health

NEW YORK (AP) — Last year, Katie Burns got a phone call that shows what can happen in medicine when information runs ahead of knowledge. Burns learned that a genetic test of her fetus had turned up an abnormality. It appeared in a gene that, when it fails to work properly,...

US general reviewing Trump’s year-old Afghan war strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The general overseeing U.S. military operations in Afghanistan said Thursday he is taking a fresh look at the war strategy President Donald Trump announced nearly a year ago. Gen. Joseph Votel said his assessment is designed to consider adjustments that...

Nicaragua marks 1979 revolution amid protests, bloodshed

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua marked the 39th anniversary of the 1979 revolution against dictator Anastasio Somoza on Thursday amid protest and bloodshed. Some say the country has made progress under current President Daniel Ortega, who helped lead the 1979 Sandinista...

13-year-old Boy Shot In Head From Brother’s Gun Dies

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy received a gunshot to the head from his brother’s gun and has died. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t ruled on the official cause of death for the boy it identified as...