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Officials: Gasoline caused mystery odor in homes

Kourtnay Loughin waits with neighbors for her home to be tested by officials for an odor that begun a voluntary evacuation, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Skippack, Pa. Residents of 150 suburban Philadelphia homes are being allowed to return as their houses are tested after a...

Woman Swept From Car By Water, Gets Help To Family

CLEARCREEK TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — A woman swept from her car amid fast-moving water managed to get help to her husband and toddler still inside the vehicle after it went off the road and into a rain-swollen creek in southwestern Ohio. Clearcreek Township Police Chief John Terrill...

Haslam-owned Truck-stop Chain To Pay $92M Fine

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay $92 million in fines for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts. According to the U.S. Attorney’s...

Woman Arrested For Using Grandson, 4, In Burglary

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — Police say a woman used her 4-year-old grandson to commit an early morning burglary at a northeast Ohio restaurant last month. Authorities say it appears 50-year-old Caron Simmons of Chippewa Lake broke a front-door window at the Medina (meh-DY’-nuh)...
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Pakistani teen seeks release of Nigerian girls

Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, left, shakes hands with Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, right, at the Presidential villa, in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, July 14, 2014. Yousafzai on Monday won a promise from Nigeria’s leader to meet with the parents of some of the...
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More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

Germany’s Bastian Schweinsteiger raises the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won the match 1-0. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) Germany’s Bastian...
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Mickelson confident _ at least about links golf

Phil Mickelson of the US plays out of a bunker by the 2nd green during a practice round at Royal Liverpool Golf Club prior to the start of the British Open Golf Championship, in Hoylake, England, Monday, July 14, 2014. The 2014 British Open Championship starts on Thursday, July...
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Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

File- This May 29, 2013, file photo shows Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam during a news conference in Cleveland. Authorities say the truck-stop company owned by Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay $92 million in fines for cheating customers out of...
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Ukraine orphans become pawns in civil conflict

People look through a bus window as they depart as refugees to Russia in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Monday, July 14, 2014. Five busloads of Internally Displaced People from the towns of Slavyansk, Karlovka, Maryinka and Donetsk left here Monday morning for the Rostov...
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Egypt proposes cease-fire between Israel, Hamas

Smoke rises after an Israeli missile strike in Gaza City, Monday, July 14, 2014. Israel began airstrikes Tuesday against militants in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip in what it says was a response to heavy rocket fire out of the densely populated territory. The military says it...