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The Latest: US asks Turkey to focus on fight against IS

August 29, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):

10:20 p.m.

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the United States is trying to "de-conflict" U. more »»

 
 
 
The Latest: 2 arrested in Italy for looting quake-hit homes

August 29, 2016

ROME (AP) — The Latest on Italy's devastating earthquake (all times local):

7:45 p.m.

Italian police have arrested two people for allegedly looting quake-damaged homes. more »»

The Latest: Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kids

August 29, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):

8:10 p.m. more »»

European ships rescue thousands of migrants off Libyan coast

August 29, 2016

OFF THE COAST OF LIBYA (AP) — Italian naval ships and vessels from non-government groups rescued thousands of migrants off the Libyan coast on Monday, the latest surge in desperate attempts to... more »»

Iceland's Met Office: 2 earthquakes rock large volcano

August 29, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Iceland's Meteorological Office says two earthquakes early Monday rocked the caldera of Katla, one of the country's largest volcanos. more »»

Pentagon calls on Turkey and Syrian Kurds to stop fighting

August 29, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey warned predominantly Kurdish Syrian fighters on Monday to "immediately" withdraw east of the Euphrates River or face more strikes by Turkish forces that crossed the... more »»

Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breed

August 29, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian museum team has recovered two giant tusks and other remnants of what experts say are apparently the remains of a rare mammoth breed, after construction crews unearthed... more »»

Saudi Arabia to close contentious school in Germany

August 29, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Saudi Arabia is closing a government-sponsored school in Germany that has been the subject of tension in the past. more »»

Former Iraqi soldier charged with war crimes by Germany

August 29, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they have charged a former Iraqi soldier with war crimes on allegations he posed for a photo holding the severed heads of two Islamic State fighters killed in... more »»

Spain premier's talks with Socialist fails to break impasse

August 29, 2016

MADRID (AP) — Spain's acting prime minister said Monday that he would continue to seek support to form a minority government and end an eight-month political impasse even if he fails to win... more »»

Turkmenistan to discuss letting foreign envoys visit jails

August 29, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Turkmenistan is discussing the possibility of giving foreign diplomats access to its prisons. more »»

Turkish jets strike Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq

August 29, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish jets have pounded suspected Kurdish rebels targets in a new cross-border raid in northern Iraq. more »»

Pokemon, just go: France doesn't want creatures in schools

August 29, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Attention, legendary Pokemon creatures: You may soon be expelled from the schools of France. more »»

EU, Germany play down reports of US trade talk failure

August 29, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Both the European Union's lead negotiator in trade talks with the United States and the spokesman for Germany's chancellor on Monday downplayed assertions that negotiations on the... more »»

NATO: Russia increasingly staging snap military drills

August 29, 2016

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Russia is increasingly conducting unannounced military exercises, straining its relationship with NATO, the alliance's No. 2 official said Monda. more »»

Ukrainian police help evacuate Roma residents from village

August 29, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian police have evacuated a small group of Roma residents from a southern town after villagers ransacked their homes. more »»

IS suicide attack in Yemen kills 54 government fighters

August 29, 2016

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 54 pro-government recruits, officials said. more »»

Brazil's Rousseff faces senators, says accusations meritless

August 29, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Fighting to save her job, suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told senators on Monday that the allegations against her have no merit and that history would judge... more »»

Poland: Germany wrong to criticize anti-migrant EU partners

August 29, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland says German Chancellor Angela Merkel is wrong to criticize European Union partners who are refusing to give refugee protection to Muslims. more »»

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

August 29, 2016

STOCKHOLM (AP) — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lighting in central Norwa. more »»

East Timor, Australia open talks on maritime border dispute

August 29, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — East Timor and Australia opened conciliation talks Monday in their bitter legal battle to set a permanent maritime boundary that will carve up billions of dollars in... more »»

 
 

Heartland Museum August 29, 2016

The Heartland Museum in Clarion is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday through Labor Day and other times by appointment. Call 515-602-600. more »

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