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04/28/2017 11:53 AM
Nigeria says president still in charge amid health concerns

Nigeria's government is again trying to reassure citizens over the health of President Muhammadu Buhari even while acknowledging that he spends most of his time working from home. A statement by the president's office late Thursday responds to concerns after the head of one of Africa's largest economies missed a meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

04/28/2017 07:06 AM
UK police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counterterror raids

British police said Friday they had disrupted an active terrorist plot with raids in London and southeastern England. One woman was shot and seriously injured in the police swoop.

04/28/2017 04:48 AM
UK police shoot 1, arrest 4 others in counter-terror raids

The injured suspect has been hospitalized in serious condition after the raid in northwest London. She was shot after police entered a house in the Willesden neighborhood.

04/27/2017 02:45 PM
Master Gardener volunteer Judy Stanforth (middle) holds a blue spruce ...

Each year, the agency receives a $1,000 community grant from Walmart so all the second-grade students in Huron County can take home a seedling. The grant also covers the cost of a 5-foot tree with the plaque of the winner's name of the related poster contest and gift cards for second and third place.

04/27/2017 09:58 AM
British man, wife detained on Turkish-Syrian border

An official says a British man and his wife have been detained on the Turkish border after arriving from an area of Syria held by the Islamic State group. A European security official familiar with the case confirmed Thursday that Stefan Aristidou and his wife were stopped last week.

04/27/2017 12:37 AM
Sweet treats coming to London -

Layla's Sweet Treats, located at 25 S. Main St., will sell hand-dipped cones, frozen custard, sundaes, shakes and more. Jereme Collins, who also owns Ronetti's Pizza just next door, says he is hoping for a Memorial Day weekend grand opening.

04/26/2017 12:25 AM
2 gang members sentenced for deaths of prosecution witnesses

U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn didn't mince his words in describing the 2014 shooting deaths of a South Carolina couple who had been scheduled to testify in a criminal case. "It's probably not the most brutal there ever was," Cogburn said, "but it was brutal.

04/24/2017 02:26 PM
Emiratis, Malaysians reach $1.2B deal over troubled fund

Emirati and Malaysian officials said Monday they reached a deal to resolve a legal dispute over the indebted and troubled Malaysian investment fund 1MDB, with the United Arab Emirates set to receive $1.2 billion over this year. The deal, which still would need to be approved by an arbitration panel in London, resolves merely one part of the sprawling, worldwide investigation into 1MDB.

04/24/2017 09:28 AM
Trump's Cabinet picks fuel stage drama in London and NY

Four key players in President Donald Trump's new administration are central characters in a "verbatim play," boiled down from combative U.S. Senate confirmation hearings, that looks to Trump's Cabinet picks for clues to his government's direction. "All the President's Men?" - the question mark sets it apart from the famous Watergate expose - is being presented as a staged reading Monday at London's Vaudeville Theatre.

04/23/2017 07:25 PM
The Latest: Arrests, cars burned in French election protests

French police have detained three people in election night protests, as demonstrators burned cars, danced around bonfires and dodged riot police. A Paris police official says that no injuries have been reported in scuffles between protesters and police at the Place de la Bastille.

04/23/2017 09:56 AM
British police arrest suspect in nightclub acid attack

British police say they have arrested the boyfriend of a reality TV performer sought in connection to an acid attack at an east London nightclub. Police said Sunday that Arthur Collins had been arrested late Saturday night on suspicion of attempted murder.

04/21/2017 08:19 PM
Bullseye for buckeyes: new gun range in Madison County -

Jared Williams stands at the rifle portion of his range, EGA Defense LLC on 1570 State Route 38, just outside of London. Since the founding of the country over 200 years ago, a classic American value has been owning and using firearms either for leisure, competitive sport, sustenance or self-defense.

04/21/2017 03:39 PM
Man wins big at casino, ends up in court -

A Columbus man pleaded guilty to felony charges after a good night at the casino caused him to celebrate a little too much. Brian Cramer, 39, pleaded guilty to improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle, a fifth-degree felony, in Madison County Common Pleas Court on Friday.

04/21/2017 10:41 AM
Carrie Fisher's 'Catastrophe' co-stars recall her final days

The creators of Amazon's "Catastrophe," which stars Carrie Fisher in one of her final roles, said they were shocked by her unexpected death last year and had bigger plans for her character. "We had no idea.

04/21/2017 05:43 AM
The Latest: Passers-by wary after new attack in Paris

Parisian commuters and tourists are walking warily past police tape around the Champs-Elysees after an attack that some say may push voters to favor far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. Retiree Elena Worms, walking her dog near the Champs-Elysees, called the attack "destabilizing" and said she fears it will "push people to the extremes" in Sunday's presidential election.