Golden Apple Award semi-finalists announced

The Findlay Rotary Club announced its nine semi-finalists for the 2014 Golden Apple Award. The elementary level nominees from Jefferson include: Robynn Drerup at Jefferson, Beth Nissen at Bigelow Hill, Audrey Stoffel at Jefferson. Teachers at the middle school level include: Leah...

Next stop: Whistle Stop

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A new food business on the south side of town is opening its doors to community members for the first time today. Named after Fostoria’s far-reaching reputation for trains, Whistle Stop Deli, 210 E. Lytle St., will serve customers wanting a...
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Sides in Gaza talks dig in as cease-fire end looms

Palestinians stand in what is left of the home of Amer Abu Aisheh, one of three Palestinians identified by Israel as suspects in the killing of three Israeli teenagers, after it was demolished by the Israeli army in the West Bank city of Hebron, Monday, Aug. 18 , 2014. (AP...
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Europe stocks rebound, Asia subdued by China data

Foreign Ministers of France Laurent Fabius, Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Russia Sergey Lavrov, from left, go for a walk before a meeting at the Guesthouse of Foreign Ministry Villa Borsig in Berlin, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Steffi Loos)...

UK Iraq mission no longer strictly humanitarian

LONDON (AP) — Britain has moved past a strictly humanitarian mission in Iraq — and the country’s leader warned Monday that the effort won’t be over any time soon. Prime Minister David Cameron said the British government has “fully worked...

Turkey calls German ambassador over spying claims

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Monday summoned Germany’s ambassador and demanded a “formal and satisfactory explanation” over a report that Germany’s foreign intelligence agency targeted NATO ally Turkey in addition to eavesdropping on U.S....
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NYC’s Met opera reaches deals with 2 unions

FILE – In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, pedestrians walk in front of the Metropolitan Opera house at New York’s Lincoln Center. New York’s Metropolitan Opera has reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions while negotiations continue with 10...
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Assange talks of leaving embassy, sowing confusion

Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino, left, shakes hands with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after a press conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Monday Aug. 18, 2014, where Assange confirmed he “will be leaving the embassy soon”. The...
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Assange talks of leaving embassy, sowing confusion

Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino, left, shakes hands with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after a press conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Monday Aug. 18, 2014, where Assange confirmed he “will be leaving the embassy soon”. The...

EU pledges $168m to offset Russia sanctions cost

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is pledging 125 million euros ($168 million) to assist fruit and vegetable producers hit by Russia’s ban on food imports from the 28-nation bloc. It said Monday the funds will help those selling products like tomatoes,...