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US stocks close flat Friday after a volatile week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks ended the day little changed Friday, letting investors breathe a little easier after a week where both the highs and lows were extreme. more »»

 
 
 
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea

August 28, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated... more »»

US stocks close nearly flat after a wild week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks are ending the day little changed at the end of a volatile week.

Stocks fell heavily in the first two days of trading this week on concerns about the health of China's economy. more »»

The Latest: UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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US stocks edge lower in afternoon trading after wild week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks edged lower in afternoon trading Friday, at the end of a volatile week for the marke. more »»

Radar detects object believed to be missing Nazi gold train

August 28, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official said Friday he has seen an image made by ground-penetrating radar that seemed to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing in southwestern Polan... more »»

Bodies of 71 migrants who died in truck taken to morgue

August 28, 2015

NICKELSDORF, Austria (AP) — An overpowering stench of death came from the truck on Austria's border with Hungary as workers unloaded the bodies of some of the 71 migrants who perished trapped... more »»

Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal broken

August 28, 2015

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A government-allied militia in Mali said Friday it won't follow demands by an international peace monitoring group to leave a northern town that it took from separatists last... more »»

Lebanon interior minister worried about protest

August 28, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's interior minister said Friday he is "worried" about a mass protest against Lebanon's government planned for this weekend but said he will strive to guarantee the safety of... more »»

US stocks drop in early afternoon trading after wild week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks fell in early afternoon trading Friday, at the end of a volatile week for the market. more »»

Al-Jazeera English defendants await verdict in Egypt trial

August 28, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Three journalists on trial in an Egyptian court on terrorism-related charges were awaiting its verdict on Friday, hopeful that they will be acquitted after lengthy proceedings... more »»

Iraq's top cleric says government must genuinely seek change

August 28, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top Shiite cleric said on Friday the government must show it was seeking genuine change to combat corruption and improve services and not just introduce temporary measures t... more »»

The Latest: Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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US stocks edge lower in midday trading after two-day surge

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses in midday trading Friday, at the end of a volatile week. more »»

Senegal activist: Release 7 men convicted of gay acts

August 28, 2015

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A Senegalese activist and a rights group on Friday called for the release of seven men arrested in July and sentenced to six months in prison for homosexual acts. more »»

US stocks edge down in midday trading after 2-day surge

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks are drifting between small gains and losses in midday trading Friday, at the end of a volatile week. more »»

The Latest: Migrants spooked by short sea crossing to Greece

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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5:50 p.m. more »»

US stocks edge lower early after sharp two-day surge

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses in morning trading Friday, coming off two days of big upswings as the market closes out a wild week. more »»

The Latest: Libyan navy admits it can't control smugglers

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast

August 28, 2015

ZUWARA, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the western coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster... more »»

Austrian officials: 71 migrants likely suffocated in truck

August 28, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found... more »»

 
 

Special Weirton City Council meeting August 28, 2015

Weirton City Council will meet in a special session at 4 p.m. Aug. 28 in the council chambers of the Weirton City Building.The agenda includes a request by the mayor to convene into an executive session, followed by the naming of the new Weirton city manager. more »

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