Vanlue Village Council meets tonight

Vanlue Village Council will meet at 7 p.m. today at Vanlue Village Hall, 124 Center St.

Fifty-five years after first orbit, Glenn still inspires

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Glenn is continuing to inspire 55 years after becoming the first American to orbit Earth. Since Glenn’s death on Dec. 8 at the age of 95, untold numbers of devotees have stopped by an exhibit of his artifacts on the campus of Ohio State...

Rejuvenated and reinvented, Toure integral to Man City again

AP Photo/Jon Super MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It has been one of the great sights of English soccer in recent years, Yaya Toure picking up possession in Manchester City’s central midfield, rampaging upfield and scattering opponents in his path. Those days appear to...

Pence was disappointed Flynn gave him inaccurate information

AP Photo/Virginia Mayo BRUSSELS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says he was “disappointed” to learn that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had withheld information from him but supports President Donald Trump’s decision to dismiss him. Trump...

Uganda launches gold refinery, amid fears of dirty minerals

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor was launched in Uganda Monday amid concerns about the source of its minerals. The African Gold Refinery, worth $15 million and the first of its kind in East Africa, has drawn the attention of...

Scallops scuffle pitting small boats against big

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A disagreement over the right to fish for scallops off New England is pitting small boats against big ones in one of the most lucrative fisheries in the U.S. The federal government maintains different rules for the small- and big-boat scallop...

Duck boats face increasing calls for improvements, bans

BOSTON (AP) — With their festive, party-like ambiance and ability to travel on land and in water, duck boats have long been tourist attractions for sightseers around the U.S. But a string of deadly accidents has left the industry reeling, forced safety improvements and led...

APNewsBreak: New York pays $3M to family of molested boy

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is paying $3 million to the family of developmentally disabled boy repeatedly molested by a staffer at a state-run group home who later wrote that lax supervision at the facility made it “a predator’s dream.” The former...

West Coast Swing whets appetite for Augusta

AP Photo/Ryan Kang LOS ANGELES (AP) — The refrain is becoming a tradition unlike any other, especially after a West Coast Swing like this one. “The Masters can’t get here soon enough.” No doubt, the Masters is the most anticipated tournament of the year....

CEFC China Energy wins 4 percent stake in UAE oil project

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates’ main state oil company has agreed to give CEFC China Energy a 4 percent stake in a major onshore oil project a day after awarding a minority stake to another Chinese company. The Abu Dhabi National Oil...