Charges dropped in shaken baby case

Charges were dismissed recently against a Fostoria man arrested for allegedly assaulting his infant daughter last month. The Seneca County Grand Jury ruled Thursday there was insufficient evidence to indict Michael A. Vain, 51, 423 Stadium Dr., on a third-degree felony charge of...
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Ebola crisis in West Africa deepens; 500+ dead

In this photo taken on July 8, 2014, Ebola advocacy group Crusaders for Peace, spokesperson Juli Endee, right, educates people on the deadly virus in Paynesville, east of the city Monrovia, Liberia. Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever that can cause its victims to bleed from the ears and...
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Nadine Gordimer, Nobel laureate, activist, dies

FILE – This is a Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006 file photo of Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, of South Africa, as she listens to a question during a news conference on the Guadalajara International Book Fair at Guadalajara’s Expo in Mexico. Gordimer died in her...
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Church of England votes in favor of women bishops

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, second right, and unidentified members of the clergy, arrive for the General Synod meeting, at The University of York, in York England, Monday July 14, 2014. The Church of England is set to vote on whether women should be allowed to...
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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...

Bill would speed removals of Central American kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Texas lawmakers announced legislation Monday to speed removals of tens of thousands of Central American kids from the U.S.-Mexico border, as Washington groped for a solution to the mounting crisis. Legislation brought forward by Sen. John Cornyn, a...
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Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

This combination made from file photos shows Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez, left, and St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright. Hernandez will start Tuesday night’s All-Star game for the American League and Wainwright will open for the...
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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...

Emerging nations plan their own World Bank, IMF

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fed up with U.S. dominance of the global financial system, five emerging market powers this week will launch their own versions of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa —the so-called...
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Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

Attorney General Eric Holder participates in a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington Monday, July 14, 2014, where it was announced that Citigroup will pay $7 billion to settle an investigation into risky subprime mortgages, the type that helped fuel the...