NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia’s military presence. NATO Secretary-General Jens...

Dana Delany talks about new series & her love of France

AP Photo/Rob Latour NEW YORK (AP) — In her new Amazon original series, “Hand of God,” Dana Delany is the exasperated wife of a man – played by Ron Perlman – who seems to be having a breakdown as their son lies in a coma. Delany says she...

New Hampshire pulls bartending guides for sexual drink names

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has pulled hundreds of bartending guides after workers complained that the drink manuals contained sexually explicit and derogatory drink names such as “stripper mom.” The Concord Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/1FkUhY4 ) the...

Bayern Munich sets up training camp for refugee children

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich is to create a training camp for refugee children and adolescents while donating a further 1 million euros ($1.1 million) toward refugee projects in response to the European migrant crisis. The Bundesliga club says youths attending the camp will...

The Latest: Guatemalan president resigns in corruption probe

AP Photo/Moises Castillo GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local): — 7:20 a.m. Guatemalan Judge Miguel Angel Galvez says the court will be waiting to hear Perez Molina’s defense when he...

Students ask Education Department to discharge college debt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost 12,000 students are asking the federal government to discharge their college loan debt, asserting that their school either closed or lied to them about job prospects, according to government data released Thursday. The figure represents an...

Chailly to step down early as Leipzig Gewandhaus conductor

AP Photo/Antonio Calanni BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig’s Gewandhaus Orchestra says that Riccardo Chailly will step down next year as its chief conductor, four years before his contract was due to expire. The orchestra said Thursday that the Italian will conduct his last...

On Deck: Findlay volleyball opens TRAC play

There’s a big Thursday of local sports set for today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action from around the region for you today here at The Courier. There are 15 prep volleyball games scheduled tonight including Findlay’s Three Rivers Athletic Conference opener against...

1 Marine killed, 9 hurt in helicopter hard landing

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — One Marine has been killed and 9 others were hurt when a helicopter made a hard landing at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter came down hard during a training exercise around 9 p.m. Wednesday, Capt. Ryan Elizabeth...

Renzi to Ecclestone on Italian GP: ‘Leave Monza alone’

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has a message for Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone: “Leave Monza alone.” “That’s what we’re going to tell Ecclestone. Formula One doesn’t rely solely on money. It’s also about the...