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Israeli bulldozers start demolishing West Bank settlement

July 29, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli bulldozers began demolishing a contested housing complex in a West Bank settlement on Wednesday as the prime minister's office announced the "immediate construction" of... more »»

 
 
 
Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

July 29, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. more »»

Taliban leader Mullah Omar, reclusive in life and death

July 29, 2015

Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.. more »»

Afghanistan says Taliban leader Mullah Omar died 2 years ago

July 29, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan asserted Wednesday that the Taliban's reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, died more than two years ago in a Pakistani hospital — an announcement that... more »»

France deploys riot police to bolster Calais security

July 29, 2015

CALAIS, France (AP) — The young Afghan has tried every single day for three months to get into the railway tunnel in Calais leading to England and what he hopes will be a better life. more »»

TV depiction of Colombia's only saint angers her devotees

July 29, 2015

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensatio. more »»

Zimbabweans in lion hunt in court; kill was 'unethical'

July 29, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A hunting guide and a farm owner appeared in court Wednesday on allegations they helped an American dentist kill a protected lion named Cecil, and the head of Zimbabwe's... more »»

Afghan intelligence: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead

July 29, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said Wednesday that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years. more »»

Zimbabweans in lion hunt in court; kill was "unethical"

July 29, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared in court Wednesday. more »»

Q&A: Kurds fight Islamic State and endure Turkish attacks

July 29, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. and Turkish plans to create an "Islamic State-free zone" in Syria along the Turkish border could escalate the conflict between Turkey and Kurdish fighters in Syria and Iraq. more »»

Rome's hot summer: corruption, breakdowns run city to ground

July 29, 2015

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has declared a Jubilee Year for Rome. But the Eternal City will need a miracle to find anything to feel jubilant about. more »»

Turkish gov't not ready to restart peace talks with Kurds

July 29, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq overnight and the government said strikes would continue until the rebels lay down their arms, despite calls Wednesda... more »»

Kristen Stewart, Idris Elba in Venice Film Festival lineup

July 29, 2015

LONDON (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will include Kristen Stewart in a sci-fi romance, Idris Elba at war and a thriller starring Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson, as well as potentially... more »»

Zimbabweans linked to illegal lion hunt appear in court

July 29, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion named Cecil were in court on Wednesday as anger at the kill by an American dentist escalated. more »»

Anger grows over two-speed Poland, fueling political shift

July 29, 2015

PIONKI, Poland (AP) — Everybody in Poland seems to be against them now: temporary contracts that offer few benefits to their workers, popularly known as "junk contracts. more »»

Greece's Tsipras: party rebels could force early election

July 29, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister sought to contain a deepening rift in his radical left Syriza party Wednesday, warning rebels that he would have to call early elections if they keep... more »»

Pakistani militant leader killed in police convoy attack

July 29, 2015

MUZAFFARGARH, Pakistan (AP) — One of Pakistan's most-feared Islamic militant leaders, believed to be behind the killing of scores of minority Shiites, was gunned down along with 13 other militant... more »»

Calais migrants: 2nd night of mass attempts to reach England

July 29, 2015

CALAIS, France (AP) — Migrants rushed the tunnel linking France and England repeatedly for a second night on Wednesday and one man was crushed to death by a truck in the chaos, deepening tensions... more »»

Impending execution brings out mixed feelings in India

July 29, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — Few countries sentence more people to death than India. Whether those punishments are actually carried out is another matter. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Greece's odyssey through its latest crisis

July 29, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — It began with a Greek outburst of national defiance against years of budget cuts and quickly turned into a financial nightmare for the country's people. more »»

 
 

Weirton Area Port Authority Meeting July 29, 2015

The monthly Weirton Area Port Authority meeting will be held on July 29th at 6pm at the Holiday Inn, Three Springs Drive, Weirton. This meeting is open to the public and the agenda will be posted on the website (www.wapainc.org) prior to the meeting. more »

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