Power outage cancels Maine concert at site of hayride death

MECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — A concert at a Maine farm that was the scene of a hayride fatality last fall was cut short by a power outage….

Young fans get their chance to choose at Teen Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From sports stars to YouTube sensations, few forms of pop entertainment will go unrecognized at Sunday’s Teen Choice Awards….

After decades, Guardian Angels resume Central Park rounds

NEW YORK (AP) — The squad in stop-sign-red jackets and berets strode through Central Park, on guard for signs of crime….

AP Interview: Jordan says Syria militants try to sneak in

ON THE SYRIA BORDER, Jordan (AP) — The commander of Jordan’s Border Guard says militants have been trying to sneak into Jordan from Syria by blending in with Syrian refugees, and that attempts to smuggle weapons and drugs have increased….

South African musical dramatizes police shooting of strikers

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — South Africans sing and dance when they mourn, which is why a musical is a fitting way to commemorate the police shootings of striking miners three years ago, says the lead actor of “Marikana – The Musical.”…

Fostoria man charged with DUI in midnight crash

A 23-year-old Fostoria man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to control after he crashed into a pole near Hancock County 330 early this morning, authorities said today. Greggory J. Kleinmark’s 2005 Chevy Colorado traveled off the north side...

You’ll Find Trains in the Most Unlikely Places

Milepost 984 About the first part of July, there is a local produce stand, Wolfe’s Produce, that opens its doors and offers fresh goodies from its own gardens as well as other items from around the state.  Since my wife is a big tomato fan, we went out to get...

Libya government calls for Arab airstrikes against IS

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Libya’s internationally recognized government has appealed to Arab countries to carry out airstrikes against the local Islamic State affiliate which is expanding its hold on the coastal central city of Sirte….

Last burst of summer fun for Tunisia’s doomed beach hotels

HAMMAMET, Tunisia (AP) — The jet skis roar by the shore and the water is full of splashing children along the Tunisian Riviera, where despite the deadly attack that killed 38 tourists in June, the beaches are still full – for now….

Indonesian airliner carrying 54 loses contact over Papua

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian airliner carrying 54 people was missing Sunday after it lost contact with ground control during a short flight in the country’s easternmost province of Papua, an official said….