ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian National Defense Force is confirming an ambush by al-Shabab extremists on an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in neighboring Somalia and says Ethiopian forces are preparing a "massive offensive" in response.


JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Lawyers say the Islamic cleric who was the ideological leader of the Bali bombers and other Indonesian militants is being freed after the country's president relented on a requirement he renounce radical beliefs.


MEXICO CITY (AP) — A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up spilling fuel from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed 21 people and badly burned 71 others in what was a chronicle of a tragedy foretold.


BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia called on Cuba to arrest 10 National Liberation Army commanders currently in Havana for stalled peace talks after a car bombing blamed on the leftist rebels killed 21 people and injured dozens at a police academy in Bogota.


UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say fuel is being shipped illegally from Iran to Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen to finance their war against the government, and both sides are violating international law with their military campaigns and arbitrary detention of rivals.


UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is seeking to hold a conference in l.ibya in the coming weeks to agree on a national agenda to rebuild the fractured north African nation and spell out the path to elections, the U.N. envoy said Friday.

Jamar L. Kelly faces a monumental challenge. The interim executive director of the Germantown Special Services District knows his organization is failing at its core mission of keeping the neighborhood’s commercial corridors free of garbage. He sees it in the newspapers and plastic bags that swirl across his path every day, and in the discarded soda cans and cigarette butts mashed into the sidewalk.

District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings Friday, Jan. 11.

CLEARFIELD — At the second day of a jury trial of two Clearfield County Jail corrections officers charged with assaulting an inmate, the Commonwealth rested its case on Wednesday.

CLEARFIELD — The leader of Hyde Vol. Fire Co. waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday at Centralized Court at the Clearfield County Jail in front of District Judge J. Michael Morris.

DuBOIS — A 28-year-old Erie man is accused of assaulting a pregnant woman in the parking lot of a DuBois hotel, according to a criminal complaint filed at Magisterial District Judge Patrick Fo…


CURWENSVILLE — The Curwensville wrestling team dropped six of eight contested bouts Thursday at Patton Hall, while surrendering three forfeits in a 48-15 loss to St. Marys.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Clearfield alum and current Minnesota Vikings assistant coach Andrew Janocko will serve at the offensive coordinator of the East squad Saturday at the 94th East-West Shr…


DuBOIS — The DuBois and Hollidaysburg wrestling teams met on the mat for the second time in less than two weeks Thursday night, with the Beavers coming away with the 45-31 victory for their se…


GALLITZEN — The DuBois rifle team ran its record to 5-0 with a 1334-1143 victory against Bishop Carroll at the Gallitzin Sportsman’s Club Wednesday.

DuBOIS — The DuBois gymnastics team hosted Altoona for Senior Night Wednesday, with the Lady Mountain Lions spoiling the festivities a bit with a 127.950-108.075 victory.

ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 19, 2019--Just a few days before the start of the World Economic Forum 2019, Davos is celebrating a world premiere: The latest ABB FIA Formula E racing car - dubbed Gen2 – was transported on a train from the iconic Swiss Rhaetian Railway to Europe’s highest city,…

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament is crumbling — shored up by scaffolding, patched by endless repairs. And after a week of upheaval over Brexit in the House of Commons and angry exchanges on the streets outside, Britain's democratic system is looking a bit shaky, too.

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 19, 2019--The   (PSMF) announced today at the 7th Annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit that 90,146 lives were saved in 2018, thanks to the efforts of more than 4,710 hospitals committing to patient safety, and 89 healthcare technology c…

If you want to learn how to swing from your knees or walk a tightwire, then you should try out aerial, or circus, fitness. Circus has seen a resurgence throughout the U.S. in the past several decades; circus schools and companies have been opening everywhere. For example, Aloft, a studio in Chicago, is housed in a former church and has been offering classes for over a decade. While many who train at these schools aspire to be professional circus performers, many other students train as a form of fitness.

There was a time when parents were concerned their children were watching too much television. Today, with iPads, iPhones, computers and video games in little hands, parents have even more screens to worry about.

Let’s be honest. It’s easier to eat healthy when there are loads of delicious, freshly harvested fruits and vegetables available. In Ontario County, that kind of choice is only available for half the year. During the throes of winter, when sunshine is a rare commodity and warmer temperatures exist only in dreams, accessing fresh produce can be challenging.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles teachers' strike that sent thousands of shouting educators into downtown streets, paralyzing traffic during a rainstorm and leaving a half-million students in uncertainty, isn't the kind of publicity Mayor Eric Garcetti needed for his potential presidential c…

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who won a third straight term with an overwhelming majority in last month's elections, is seeking the people's support at a victory rally amid international calls for an investigation into alleged irregularities during the polls.