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German, French leaders mark 100 years since Battle of Verdun

May 29, 2016

VERDUN, France (AP) — France's president and Germany's chancellor want their countries' improbable friendship to be a source of hope for today's fractured Europe as they commemorate the centenary... more »»

 
 
 
Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF

May 29, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women, putting heavy pressure on clinics and... more »»

Ex-presidents meet with Venezuela government, oppo

May 28, 2016

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A group of former presidents has held secret meetings in the Dominican Republic with Venezuelan officials and government opponents in an attempt to mediate the South... more »»

Putin visits Russian Orthodox monastic community in Greece

May 28, 2016

KARYES, Greece (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin visited a Russian Orthodox monastery Saturday as he wrapped up a two-day visit to Greece, which is looking for more Russian investment and... more »»

Child still critical after lightning hits 11 in Paris park

May 28, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children's birthday party, a spokesman... more »»

Drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman's lawyers split on extradition case

May 28, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's fight to stave off extradition to the United States has led to a schism among some of the people he's counting on most: his own... more »»

Sam Mendes: It's time for a new James Bond director

May 28, 2016

HAY-ON-WYE, Wales (AP) — Sam Mendes is finished with James Bond. more »»

Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops

May 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants entered a major Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group builds... more »»

The Latest: Child on life support after lightning strike

May 28, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the lightning strike that struck 11 people at a park in Paris. (all times local):

10:15 p.m. more »»

Lightning hits children's soccer match in Germany, 3 injured

May 28, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — More than 30 people were taken to the hospital after lightning struck Saturday at the end of a children's soccer match in western Germany, police said. more »»

Italian, Irish, German ships save over 650 migrants at sea

May 28, 2016

ROME (AP) — A flotilla of ships saved 668 migrants Saturday from smugglers' boats in distress in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, Italian authorities said — bringing the week's total... more »»

UN health agency rejects call to postpone Rio Olympics

May 28, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization on Saturday rejected a call from 150 health experts to consider postponing or moving the Rio Summer Olympics due to the Zika virus in hard-hit Brazil,... more »»

Children fight to live after lightning hits 11 in Paris park

May 28, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children's birthday party, a spokesman... more »»

The Latest: Dramatic scenes as 11 hit by lightning treated

May 28, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the lightning strike that struck 11 people at a park in Paris. (all times local):

8:15 p.m. more »»

Ex-presidents meet with Venezuela government, opposition

May 28, 2016

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A group of former presidents has held secret meetings in the Dominican Republic with Venezuelan officials and government opponents in an attempt to mediate the South... more »»

Italian, Irish, German ships save more than 650 migrants

May 28, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italian coast guard and navy ships, aided by Irish and German vessels as well as humanitarian organizations, saved 668 migrants from smugglers' boats in distress in the Mediterranean... more »»

Spain police nab 7 suspects of large Francis Bacon art heist

May 28, 2016

MADRID (AP) — Seven people suspected of being involved in stealing five paintings by the Irish-born painter Francis Bacon worth more than 25 million euros ($27. more »»

Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops

May 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants entered a major Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group builds... more »»

Turkey: 104 Islamic State militants killed in strikes

May 28, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and Turkish artillery fire against the Islamic State group in Syria have killed 104 militants, the Turkish military said Saturday. more »»

IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholds

May 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants entered a Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group built on its... more »»

Atomic bomb survivors feel wonder, doubt after Obama visit

May 28, 2016

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The survivors of the world's first atomic bomb attack are used to hearing grand vows to rid the world of nuclear weapons. more »»

 
 

Belmont County Commissioners Meeting June 1, 2016

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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