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Rosberg wins Monaco GP after crash hampers Hamilton

AP Photo/Gero Breloer MONACO (AP) — Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix for the third straight year after a late crash involving teenager Max Verstappen undid Lewis Hamilton’s bid for a fourth win of the season. Hamilton looked set to take his 37th career win after...
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AP PHOTOS: Safe on land, migrants eager to phone home

AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara LANGSA, Indonesia (AP) — The Asian migrants and asylum seekers wanted to go to Malaysia, where family, friends and, in some cases, menial jobs awaited them. But human traffickers commandeering their wooden boats abruptly changed plans following a...
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170 kids on their own among migrants to arrive in Indonesia

AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana KUALA CANGKOI, Indonesia (AP) — It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Myanmar. For nearly three months, the siblings comforted...
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Jailed Venezuelan leader starts hunger strike, urges protest

AP Photo/Fernando Llano CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has begun a hunger strike and is calling for a mass anti-government protest next weekend. The former Caracas area mayor accused authorities in a video leaked to news media on Saturday...

Lake Erie Boaters Subject To Coast Guard Boardings

CLEVELAND (AP) — As the summer boating season gets underway, the U.S. Coast Guard is reminding Lake Erie boaters that they are subject to involuntary boarding by personnel to check for proper safety equipment. The Coast Guard says that applies to any vessel, including kayaks,...

Ohio Plans To Replace Interstate 75 Bridge In Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio transportation officials are laying out plans to replace a busy bridge on Interstate 75 that leads into downtown Toledo. The state says work on the bridge is scheduled to start in 2019 and will take four years to complete. The bridge sits just south of...

A head scratcher: 9 brains found next to train tracks

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (AP) — Nine brains were found along a street in a northern New York village, but authorities say there’s nothing to fear. The brains are believed to have been part of a collection for educational or research purposes. No criminal activity is...
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Susan Sarandon urges tourists to visit earthquake-hit Nepal

AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha KALLABARI, Nepal (AP) — Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon is urging tourists to come to Nepal, where two powerful earthquakes in the last month killed thousands of people and raised concerns that the nation’s vital tourism...

Concert Planned To Help Victims Of Ohio Botulism Outbreak

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Community members plan to hold a concert to raise money for those sickened in a botulism outbreak at an Ohio church potluck. Health officials say home-canned potatoes used in a potato salad were the likely source of the outbreak that killed a 55-year-old...

Passenger Trains on the CSX?

Milepost 956 Well, not quite.  During a recent train watching trip, I caught these cars attached to the end of an eastbound CSX freight.  I suppose that you “could” call them passenger cars but commuter cars would be a much more appropriate label.  The...