Ohio Slave Labor Trial In Federal Court Nears End

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A jury in Ohio is close to beginning deliberations in the trial of two people accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman for two years with her child. Closing arguments are slated to begin Thursday before jurors get the case in a Youngstown federal...
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Witness: Pistorius prayed over his shot girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius, puts his hands to his head while listening to evidence from a witness speaking about the morning of the shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court on the fourth day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, March 6, 2014....

That Sinking Feeling

Save my life/ I’m going down for the last time – Head East I missed my turn while driving on East Sandusky Street and decided to turn around in a vacant parking lot. It was late February and slush covered an empty parking lot. My auto became stuck. I muttered choice...
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Video of ex-al-Qaida spokesman shown to NY jurors

FILE – This image made from video provided by by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and spokesman. Abu Ghaith goes to trial Monday, March 3, 2014 in New York on charges that he conspired to kill Americans in his role as al-Qaida’s...
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Crimea lawmakers schedule vote on joining Russia

This image taken from AP video shows a group of unidentified men in military fatigues outside a cafe in Simferopol, Ukraine who appear to be stopping UN Special Envoy to Ukraine, Robert Serry from leaving as he makes a call on his mobile phone inside, Wednesday, March 5, 2014....
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Pistorius lawyer grills neighbor

Oscar Pistorius writes notes while sitting in the dock on the fourth day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, March 6, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in 2013....

Report: Car bomb in central Syrian city kills 4

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say a car bomb has exploded in the central city of Hama, killing at least four people. The SANA news agency says an explosives-laden car was detonated remotely in an area on the southern edge of Hama on Thursday. It says at least...
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EU leaders weighing sanctions against Russia

Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk waves as he arrives for an EU summit at the EU Council building in Brussels on Thursday, March 6, 2014. EU heads of state meet Thursday in emergency session to discuss the situation in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)...
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Libya: Niger extradites Gadhafi’s son al-Saadi

FILE – In this undated file photo made available on Sunday Sept. 25, 2011, al-Saadi Gadhafi, son of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, watches a military exercise by the elite military unit commanded by his brother, Khamis, in Zlitan, Libya. Libya says Niger has...

NATO airstrike kills 5 Afghan soldiers

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An early morning NATO airstrike in Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province killed five Afghan soldiers on Thursday, the coalition and Afghan defense ministry officials said. The strike occurred in the province’s Chakh district, according...