Security chief: Ukraine controls Crimea airports

Unidentified gunmen wearing camouflage uniforms guard the entrance to the military airport at the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Crimea, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Russian troops took control of the two main airports in the strategic peninsula of Crimea, Ukraine’s...

Oh, no! More cold and snow!

No, it’s not over yet. The National Weather Service is calling for significant snow in our area on Saturday night and most of the day Sunday, but it has yet to post accumulation estimates.  Then, it is predicting more cold  weather, especially on Monday night, when the low...

Ukraine says Russian forces patrol Crimea airports

Unidentified gunmen wearing camouflage uniforms guard the entrance to the military airport at the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Crimea, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Russian troops took control of the two main airports in the strategic peninsula of Crimea, Ukraine’s...

Noah’s Ark Project In Ky. To Move Forward

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Christian ministry’s long-stalled plans to build Noah’s Ark in the hills of Kentucky have been revived. Creation Museum founder Ken Ham announced Thursday that a municipal bond offering has raised enough money to begin construction on the Ark...

France vows to prevent C. African Rep. breakup

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — France’s president says the hundreds of troops dispatched to volatile Central African Republic are there to help keep the country from breaking apart. The visit Friday by President Francois Hollande comes days after the French...

Ukraine says Russian forces control Crimea airport

Unidentified armed man patrols a square in front of the airport in Simferopol, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Dozens of armed men in military uniforms without markings patroled the airport in the capital of Ukraine’s strategic Crimea region on Friday as tensions in the...

Switzerland blocks Yanukovych assets

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss government has ordered financial institutions in the country to freeze any assets belonging to Ukraine’s fugitive president Viktor Yanukovych and people close to him. The government said in a statement Friday that the order is effective...

Ukraine prosecutors to seek Yanukovych extradition

Unidentified armed man patrols a square in front of the airport in Simferopol, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Dozens of armed men in military uniforms without markings patroled the airport in the capital of Ukraine’s strategic Crimea region on Friday as tensions in the...

Swiss money-laundering probe against Yanukovych

GENEVA (AP) — Authorities in Switzerland announced Friday they have launched a corruption probe against Ukraine’s fugitive president Viktor Yanukovych and his son Aleksander. The Geneva prosecutors’ office said in a statement that the criminal investigation...

Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy

FILE – This April 3, 2013 file photo shows bitcoin tokens in Sandy, Utah. The unplugging earlier this week of the Tokyo-based Mt. Gox exchange and accusations it suffered a catastrophic theft have drawn renewed regulatory attention to a currency created in 2009 as a way to...