Prosthetic Leg Helps Save Man Gone Overboard

DOYLESTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man says his prosthetic leg helped save his life after he went overboard during a fishing trip. Adam Shannon, of Doylestown, says he was fishing on Dohner Lake Monday evening when a seat on his boat broke, sending him into the water....

Edmunds: Last year's models are this summer's bargains

Buying a new car, truck or SUV that is about to be replaced by a new, redesigned model might seem like a bad idea. Actually, it’s one of the best times to negotiate a good deal. Dealers are eager to clear out the current models before the new versions arrive, so you can use...

Alabama man to display head of 820-pound hog shot in yard

SAMSON, Ala. (AP) — Hogs aren’t unusual in rural south Alabama, but Wade Seago said he’d never seen anything like the 820-pound animal he shot and killed in his front yard. Seago told al.com that he and his daughter spotted the massive hog in their yard in...

Liu Xiaobo supporters mark his death amid concerns for widow

AP Photo/Gerry Shih BEIJING (AP) — Supporters of Liu Xiaobo gathered worldwide Wednesday to mark the traditional Chinese observance of the seventh day after the imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate’s death, amid growing concern over the fate of his widow, Liu Xia,...

5 things AP journalists saw at Koreas' tense border village

AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Some call it one of the scariest places on Earth; others view it more as a tourist spot. On a visit to the Korean border village of Panmunjom on Wednesday, the tension was palpable as North and South Korean troops glared at...

Uber banned from operating in Czech Republic's number 2 city

PRAGUE (AP) — A court has once again banned Uber from operating in Brno, the Czech Republic’s second-largest city. It’s the latest legal setback for the ride-sharing service, which is already banned in other European cities. The Brno regional court first banned...

2 new Harry Potter books set to be published in October

LONDON (AP) — Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library’s Harry Potter exhibition, “A History of Magic,” opens...

Alabama man shoots 820-pound hog in front yard

SAMSON, Ala. (AP) — Wild hogs aren’t unusual in rural south Alabama, but Wade Seago says he’d never seen anything like the 820-pound animal he shot and killed in his front yard. Seago tells al.com that he and his daughter spotted the massive hog in their yard in...

Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Wednesday, Jul. 19. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Columbus bureau is reachable at...

Swiss identify glacier bodies as couple missing since 1942

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say they’ve formally identified two bodies found on an Alpine glacier as those of a couple missing for nearly 75 years. Valais canton (state) police said Wednesday that forensic experts using DNA analysis identified the two as Marcelin...