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Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet

A woman walks past a body covered with a plastic sheet near the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area...

US: Can’t rule out Russian role in plane downing

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday that the United States cannot rule out that Russia helped in the launch of the surface-to-air missile that shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern...
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Robber’s father says police acted appropriately

This undated photo released by the Singh family shows Misty Holt Singh who was taken hostage and killed in Stockton, Calif. following a bank robbery and gun battle on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. An attorney representing family said Friday, July 18, 2014 that he is seeking...
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American in Ukraine crash had lived in New Jersey

Flowers are arranged in a makeshift memorial during a vigil for victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Friday, July 18, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Malaysia Airlines jetliner was carrying 298 people when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt...
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Destructive Washington fire empties another town

Emma Franco, views her destroyed mobile home on Friday, July 18, 2014, after several homes were destroyed in Pateros, Wash., along South Dawson Street near Warren Street on Thursday evening. Tens of thousands of acres are burning in four major fires around the state, destroying...

Michael A. Enright

Michael Anthony Scott Enright, 21, of Fostoria, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Fostoria. He was born on August 15, 1992 in Fremont to James Fugitt and Jessica (Dean) Myers. Surviving Mikey are his father, James (Leahne Rautio) Fugitt, of Bradner; mother, Jessica Myers,...

Helen A. Hill

Helen A. Hill, 90, of Gibsonburg, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Windsor Lane Health Care Center, Gibsonburg. Helen was born on August 15, 1923 in Gibsonburg to Henry C. and Emma M. (Fahle) Burkemyer. On November 29, 1947, she married Harold E. Hill in Gibsonburg. He survives....

Locals Estrada, Reese race to victory in 5K

By ANDY WOLF Sports writer Two new champions were crowned in Friday night’s Geary Family YMCA 5K race. Aquiles Estrada, a rising junior at Fostoria High School, was the overall and men’s champion with the top time of 17:16. Cariss Reese, a 2014 Lakota graduate,...

Laura Diaz maintains lead at Toledo’s Marathon Classic

SYLVANIA (AP) — Laura Diaz almost chose to walk away from golf to spend more time at home with her family. Now she’s making the decision to juggle both jobs seem like a shrewd move. “I love being a mom; it’s the greatest thing in the world,” she said...

Tribe tames Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Jason Kipnis hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer and Asdrubal Cabrera sent the next pitch over the right-field fence to cap a seven-run seventh inning and help the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3 on Friday night. Kipnis hit another home run, a...