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  • Iran says arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

    June 10, 2017 7:55 AM 15

    DUBAI - Iranian authorities have arrested seven people suspected of helping militants involved in this week's attacks in the capital Tehran, a judiciary official said on Saturday. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings and gun attacks on parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini

  • Post-Tribune Local Scoreboard for Saturday, June 10

    June 9, 2017 11:49 PM 2

    Note: Schedules are subject to change because of weather and other factors. Jack Nunge 28, Sasha Stefanovic 17, Mack Smith 20, Kyle Magnas 4, Michael Ertel 8, Jalen Adaway 20, Cooper Neese 25, Grant Smith 12. Totals: 52 17-19 134. Eric Hunter 12, Mekhi Lairy 8, Robert Phinisee 2, Aaron Henry 9, Gavin Bizeau 5, Johnny Bernard 15, Walter Ellis 12, Jamal

  • Bodies, aircraft parts found in search for missing Myanmar plane, spokesman says

    June 8, 2017 3:52 AM 1

    YANGON, Myanmar -- A navy ship found bodies and aircraft parts in the seas off Myanmar, also known as Burma, while searching Thursday morning for a military transport plane carrying 120 people, a spokesman said. The Chinese-made Y-8 turboprop aircraft carrying 120 people disappeared Wednesday afternoon about a half-hour after leaving Myeik, also known

  • Ex-Insys employee to plead guilty to scheme involving opioid drug

    June 6, 2017 4:47 PM 3

    BOSTON Prosecutors probing sales of a fentanyl-based drug made by Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.O) say a former company manager accused of conspiring to defraud insurers into paying for the painkiller has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate with authorities. Elizabeth Gurrieri, a former manager of reimbursement services for Arizona-based Insys, will plead

  • Wonder woman, feminist icon or bodacious fantasy figure?

    June 3, 2017 12:06 AM 21

    Can Wonder Woman help female empowerment? She's been more of an antihero than a villain in recent years, and Selina Kyle (a.k.a. Catwoman) made headlines by coming out as bisexual in February. Marvel Comics announced it will replace all Avengers teams with a new one, composed entirely of women like She-Hulk, Medusa and Dazzler. "The A-Force" comic book hits stores

  • Emirates Red Crescent launches iftar project in Yemen

    May 28, 2017 12:44 PM 3

    MUKALLA: The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, on Saturday launched its Ramadan iftar project in Hadramaut governorate, south Yemen, for this year and distributed iftar meals and other food supplies to fasting people with the help of local volunteers. Now in its second year, the annual charity project is in line with directives from President His Highness

  • Man celebrating his 60th birthday is 'bashed and left for dead in a Sydney park before attackers stole $300 cash that was a gift from friends'

    May 27, 2017 2:49 PM 5

    Two men have been charged after they allegedly bashed and robbed a 60-year-old man at a park in Sydney's southwest. Neville Shaw was set upon by four men at Koshigaya Park in Campbelltown about 8pm Friday on his birthday. The grandfather, who devotes his time to the organisation Lifeline, was helped by passers-by and taken to Campbelltown Hospital

  • The iPhone 8 could unlock when you press the screen

    May 26, 2017 6:34 PM 6

    There have been conflicting rumors about what will happen to the iPhone 8's fingerprint sensor, but a recent report says it's going in the display. The potential workaround? Put the optical fingerprint scanner into the phone's display. That's what DigiTimes reports, citing China's Economic Daily News. (The source: Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor

  • Manchester City send classy tribute to Europa League winners Manchester United

    May 24, 2017 9:03 PM 14

    Manchester City sent a message of solidarity to Manchester United following their rivals' triumph in the Europa League final. Goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan secured a third trophy of the season for Jose Mourinho after their successes in the Community Shield and EFL Cup and sealed a return to the Champions League. The build-up to the match

  • First Nation chief charged with breach of trust, criminal harassment

    May 23, 2017 10:58 PM 20

    The police investigation began after United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin became suspicious The chief of a First Nation community on Manitoulin Island faces charges of criminal breach of trust, criminal harassment and intimidation of a justice system participant. In October 2016, the United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin contacted police to look into alleged