Published on August 16, 2017 - Page 2
1858: A telegraphed message from Britain’s Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan was transmitted over the recently laid trans-Atlantic cable....
Published on August 16, 2017 - Page 2
Oak tree kills 13 at festival LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A huge oak tree crashed down on a popular religious festival on the Portuguese island of...
Published on August 15, 2017 - Page 2
1914: The Panama Canal officially opened as the SS Ancon crossed the just-completed waterway between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. 1935: Humorist...
Published on August 14, 2017 - Page 2
Iran limits death for dealers TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s parliament voted Sunday to end the death penalty for certain drug violations in a move that...
Published on August 14, 2017 - Page 2
1900: International forces, including U.S. Marines, entered Beijing to put down the Boxer Rebellion, which was aimed at purging China of foreign...
Published on August 13, 2017 - Page 2
1910: Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, died in London at age 90. 1942: Walt Disney’s animated feature “Bambi” had its U.S....
Published on August 13, 2017 - Page 2
Guam praying for peace TUMON, Guam (AP) — Across Guam —where nearly everyone is Roman Catholic —priests prayed for peace as residents of the U.S....
Published on August 12, 2017 - Page 2
TREASURE HUNT: 07-09-20-29-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-1; Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-8-2; Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-2-8-2; Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK FIVE...
Published on August 11, 2017 - Page 2
Paid paternity leave sought GENEVA (AP) — Swiss petitioners have collected enough signatures to launch a nationwide referendum that would grant new...
Published on August 11, 2017 - Page 2
1909: The steamship SS Arapahoe became the first ship in North America to issue an S.O.S. distress signal, off North Carolina’s Cape Hatteras. 1934...
Published on August 9, 2017 - Page 2
North Korea targets Guam WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea said it is examining its operational plans for attacking Guam. The U.S. territory is home to...
Published on August 9, 2017 - Page 2
1945: Three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, a U.S. B-29 Superfortress code-named Bockscar dropped a nuclear device (“Fat Man”)...
Published on August 8, 2017 - Page 2
Model: I was held captive LONDON (AP) — A 20-year-old British model says she was lured to Italy with the promise of a photo shoot, then drugged,...
Published on August 8, 2017 - Page 2
1953: The United States and South Korea initialed a mutual security pact. 1973: Vice President Spiro T. Agnew branded as “damned lies” reports he...
Published on August 7, 2017 - Page 2
Cat beheader sent to prison ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man has been sentenced to two years in prison for the gruesome killing of a cat...
Published on August 7, 2017 - Page 2
1782: Gen. George Washington created the Order of the Purple Heart, a decoration to recognize merit in enlisted men and noncommissioned officers....
Published on August 6, 2017 - Page 2
1926: Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel, arriving in Kingsdown, England, from France in 14 1/2 hours. 1945: During...
Published on August 6, 2017 - Page 2
Tourists detained over salute BERLIN (AP) — Police in Berlin say two Chinese tourists were detained Saturday for performing banned Nazi salutes in...
Published on August 6, 2017 - Page 4
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has gone spearfishing in southern Siberia’s mountains, the latest outdoor exploit for the action man...
Published on August 6, 2017 - Page 6
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Hiroshima’s appeal of “never again” on the anniversary Sunday of the world’s first atomic bomb attack has gained urgency as...

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