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Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded
Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded

TOKYO (AP) — Japan condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.

The video posted on militant websites late Saturday Middle...

Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded
Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded

TOKYO (AP) — Japan condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.

The video posted on militant websites late Saturday Middle...

Obama budget sets up battle with GOP-controlled Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year of relative peace in Washington’s budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to ...

Scientist considered father of birth control pill dies
Scientist considered father of birth control pill dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died.

Djerrasi died of complications of cancer Friday in his San Francisco home, Stanford University spokesman Dan Stober said. He ...

More than a foot of snow possible for Midwest, Northeast
More than a foot of snow possible for Midwest, Northeast

CHICAGO (AP) — A storm gathering steam over the southern Rockies is expected to dump more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest, New York and New England, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago....

Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legally in southern W.Va.
Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legally in southern W.Va.

GILBERT, W.Va. (AP) — After generations of bootlegging, direct descendants of the Hatfields have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state’s blessing — the start of a new...

Former coal chief seeks more time to review TV reports

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Lawyers for a former West Virginia coal executive charged a 2010 mine explosion that killed 29 men want more time to review television coverage.

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship’s attorneys have asked...

National groups ask states to follow W.Va. energy law repeal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — After West Virginia legislators voted to delete a law that counts burning tires and some coal as alternative fuels, national small government groups are turning the uncontroversial repeal into a rally cry to remove more ...

Balloonists complete record-breaking trek across Pacific Ocean
Balloonists complete record-breaking trek across Pacific Ocean

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon landed safely off the coast of Mexico early Saturday after an audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean that shattered two long-standing records for ballooning....

Murder trial begins in 1979 case of boy’s disappearance
Murder trial begins in 1979 case of boy’s disappearance

NEW YORK — Thirty-five years after the disappearance of a 6-year-old boy in Manhattan ushered in an era of protectiveness for America’s children,...

Boy’s 1979 disappearance sparked missing-children’s movement
Boy’s 1979 disappearance sparked missing-children’s movement

NEW YORK — The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz helped catalyze a national missing-children’s movement. Six-year-old Etan was one of the first vanished children whose case was publicized in what became a high-profile way: on milk cartons. ...

Timberline launches crowdfunding for resort improvements

DAVIS, W.Va. (AP) — Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Tucker County is looking to make improvements to its resort, with some outside help.

The resort launched its online crowdfunding this week with the hopes of raising $75,...

Quilting call issued for West Virginia exhibition

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia quilters are being invited to enter an exhibition of their work in Charleston.

The invitation is from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History for a quilt exhibition at the Culture...

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