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Ohio newspaper to begin publishing Vindicator edition

Aug. 17, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A daily newspaper in Ohio has purchased the name and subscriber list of The Vindicator in Youngstown, which is publishing its final edition Aug. 31. Vindicator owner and general manager Mark Brown said Friday The Tribune Chronicle in Warren also is buying the Vindy.com website and...

Hundreds defy restrictions, join protests in Kashmir

Aug. 16, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of people protested an unprecedented security crackdown and clashed with police Friday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, as India's government said it was constantly reviewing the situation in the disputed region and the restrictions there will be removed over the next few days. The...

The Latest: Spokesman says Trump spoke with Pakistan's PM

Aug. 16, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on India revoking status of Indian-administered Kashmir (all times local): 11:15 p.m. A spokesman says President Donald Trump spoke with Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan conveyed the importance of India and Pakistan reducing tensions through bilateral dialogue regarding the...

CNN's Ward says intimidation effort made on Russia story

Aug. 16, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Clarissa Ward says her story this week about Russian involvement in the Central African Republic came with a price: she was trailed during her reporting and made the subject of a 15-minute propaganda video denigrating her work. Ward said she was shaken by the experience but it...

Man confronts people delivering newspapers, fires gunshots

Aug. 15, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities are trying to identify a gunman who fired several gunshots after confronting two people delivering newspapers in the Ogden area. The Standard-Examiner reports that neither delivery person was wounded by gunfire in the incident early Wednesday but that one had scratches...

New publisher named for GateHouse newspaper in NC

Aug. 15, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The group publisher of four Gatehouse Media newspapers in eastern North Carolina is adding a fifth publication to his responsibilities. The Fayetteville Observer reports that Mike Distelhorst was named its publisher on Wednesday as part of a consolidation effort by GateHouse. He...

Gibraltar newspaper says authorities have released Iranian supertanker at the center of standoff with Tehran

Aug. 15, 2019 10:20 AM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Gibraltar newspaper says authorities have released Iranian supertanker at the center of standoff with Tehran.

Daughter says Sri Lankan PM failed slain journalist father

Aug. 13, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The daughter of a leading journalist killed during the rule of Sri Lanka's former strongman accused the current prime minister on Tuesday of not doing enough to prosecute the strongman's brother for his alleged involvement in her father's killing. He is now the opposition's...

Newspaper shooting suspect's defense requests new subpoenas

Aug. 13, 2019 8:53 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Defense attorneys for the man charged with killing five Capital Gazette employees in Maryland have requested records about allegations of the shooter's harassing behavior at work and records from veterinary clinics where his cat was treated and euthanized. The Baltimore Sun reports...

Iowa newspaper carrier saves woman from sex trafficking ring

Aug. 11, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Court records show a Des Moines newspaper carrier helped save a woman caught in a sex trafficking ring. The Des Moines Register says one of its delivery workers, Lavon Franz, was on her paper route early the morning of July 28 in Ankeny when she saw a woman waving her arms on the side...