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UN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

August 29, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the country as more than a million people fled in the past year, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. more »»

 
 
 
UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

August 29, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. more »»

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

August 29, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and... more »»

UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

August 29, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said. more »»

Russia replies to Canada's colorful map tweet

August 29, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as "not Russia. more »»

UN Security Council members lament Ukraine crisis

August 28, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. more »»

A brother seeks answers in 'The Look of Silence'

August 28, 2014

VENICE, Italy (AP) — What is it like to look into the eyes of the men who killed your brother and went unpunished?

It's almost impossible to imagine, but "The Look of Silence" provides a... more »»

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

August 28, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and... more »»

Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers

August 28, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear... more »»

UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

August 28, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said. more »»

Europe seeks role in postwar Gaza

August 28, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — European nations are offering to help enforce the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, a scenario that could provide key international backing for maintaining the peace and step up the... more »»

Pakistan army chief to mediate political crisis

August 28, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military has stepped in to mediate between the government and opposition protesters who have camped out in the capital for two weeks demanding the resignation of the... more »»

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

August 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — A single funeral caused many. more »»

Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

August 28, 2014

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airline officials on the ground tried repeatedly to call the crew of the Boeing 777 using a... more »»

UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

August 28, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. more »»

UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

August 28, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A massive audit of Afghanistan's disputed presidential election won't be done until around Sept. 10, the U.N. more »»

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

August 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola viru. more »»

Islamic State group kills captured Syrian soldiers

August 28, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group killed more than 150 troops captured in recent fighting for a string of military bases in northeastern Syria, shooting some and slashing others with knives i... more »»

Israel finds body where US student disappeared

August 28, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police said Thursday "there is a strong possibility" they have found the body of an American seminary student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week. more »»

Murder charges filed against Pakistan PM

August 28, 2014

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police have registered allegations of abetting murder against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother over the June killing of 14 supporters of a cleric who... more »»

Amid Ebola, some airlines have canceled flights

August 28, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The World Health Organization's assistant director-general for emergency operations is urging airlines to lift most of their restrictions about flying to Ebola-hit nations... more »»

 
 

Lunch on the Plaza August 29, 2014

The Lions Club will hold Lunch on the Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Lunch includes hot dogs, brats, hamburgers, chicken breast or steak sandwiches. Chips and sodas are available. Profits go to the Lions Club Eye Project. more »

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