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UN: Palestinians in Syrian camp are ‘traumatized’

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The chief of the United Nations relief agency supporting Palestinian refugees says he is “deeply disturbed and shaken” by the despair and destruction he’d seen in a besieged camp in the Syrian capital. Filippo Grandi, the...

Ukraine: No new government before Thursday

People pass by a portrait of Yulia Tymoshenko, a prominent opposition leader at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Ukraine’s acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest of President Viktor Yanukovych, last reportedly seen in the...

Monday’s Scores

Nelsonville-York 50, Pomeroy Meigs 49 Poland Seminary 81, Beloit W. Branch 55 Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington 61, Manchester 47 Day. Thurgood Marshall 53, Day. Oakwood 40 Franklin 66, Kettering Alter 58 Casstown Miami E. 71, Day. Northridge 61 Day. Chaminade Julienne 63, Jamestown...

Uganda tabloid prints list of ‘top’ homosexuals

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan tabloid has published a list of what it called the country’s “200 top” homosexuals the day after the country’s president signed a harsh anti-gay law. The Red Pepper tabloid published the names — and some...

Centralizing organ removal may benefit transplants

For decades, surgeons have traveled to far-off hospitals to remove organs from brain-dead donors and then rushed back to transplant them. Now an experiment in the Midwest suggests there may be a better way: Bring the donors to the doctors instead. A study out Tuesday reports on...

Urban students take their best shots at squash

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, Aaliyah Galloway, 12, serves the ball as she plays squash at the Lenfest Center, in Philadelphia. The rough-and-tumble Hunting Park section of Philadelphia is an unusual location for professional squash courts. But it’s the perfect place for...

As tearful Korean reunions end, more seen unlikely

An unidentified North Korean woman on a bus weeps as she holds her South Korean relative’s hand after the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at Diamond Mountain in North Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. The first reunions of North and South Koreans in more than three years have...

Ukraine starts campaign for presidential elections

People pass by a portrait of Yulia Tymoshenko, a prominent opposition leader at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Ukraine’s acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest of President Viktor Yanukovych, last reportedly seen in the...

Cincinnati Police: Homicide Suspect Killed

CINCINNATI (AP) — An armed homicide suspect was fatally shot after a confrontation with officers on Monday, Cincinnati police said. Police said they received a report of a domestic disturbance at about 5 a.m. Monday, and that while enroute officers learned there had been a...

APNewsBreak: Aid group: Afghan medical needs unmet

Afghan women and their newborns rest in the maternity ward of Ahmad Shah Baba District Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday, Feb. 24, (AP Photo/Cassandra Vinograd) Afghan women and their newborns rest in the maternity ward of Ahmad Shah Baba District Hospital in Kabul,...