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Food Lion co-founder Ketner dies at age 95

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The man who helped turned $50 investments in a North Carolina grocery store into the Food Lion chain with more than 1,100 stores across the Southeast has died. Ralph Ketner, 95, died Sunday, according to a news release from the grocery store chain. No cause of death was given by Food […]

Officials: 2 survive crash of small plane in New Hampshire

WARNER, N.H. (AP) — Two people who survived the crash of their small plane in a forest are “extremely lucky,” state officials said. Warner officials say the man and woman onboard were taken to Concord Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Sunday night. Their names have not been released. The American Champion Aircraft crashed Sunday evening near […]

Person Of Interest Named, Possible Motive Revealed In Murder Of Texas Teen And Her Dad

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Jose Solis Jr., has been officially named a person of interest in the murder of Adriana Coronado and her father, Cesar Coronado. The post Person Of Interest Named, Possible Motive Revealed In Murder Of Texas Teen And Her Dad appeared first on CrimeFeed.

Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska port

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A cruise ship arrived at an Alaska port carrying a dead whale on its bow. The Zaandam, a Holland America Line cruise ship, was preparing to dock in Seward just after 5 a.m. Sunday when the juvenile fin whale was spotted on top of the ship’s bulbous bow, the part of […]

Augie Garrido, star college baseball coach, out at Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in college baseball history, is out after 20 seasons at Texas. The decision Monday comes after the Longhorns’ first losing season since 1998. Texas will miss the NCAA postseason for the third time in five years. The university said in a statement the 77-year-old Garrido will […]

Bookkeeper sentenced for stealing from ex-‘SNL’ cast member

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A bookkeeper who stole $234,500 from former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Joe Piscopo has been sentenced in New Jersey to three years in prison. Frank Larocca’s lawyer had asked the judge on Friday to sentence his client to probation and a suspended prison term. But the judge declined, noting the […]

Palestinian arrested after stabbing soldier in Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a 17-year-old Palestinian stabbed a soldier in central Tel Aviv, lightly wounding him before being arrested after a short chase. Video footage broadcast by Israeli TV shows the Palestinian holding what appears to be a knife and yelling at officers who arrested him on the stairwell of an apartment […]

Computer glitch resolved at JFK Airport after massive delays

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say normal operations are expected at John F. Kennedy Airport’s Terminal 7, one day after a computer outage caused massive check-in delays. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Neal Buccino says Monday that all computers are up and running. On Sunday, a server providing Internet service had […]

The Latest: Verizon union says pact protects American jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a tentative agreement to end a strike by nearly 40,000 Verizon workers (all times local): 1:05 p.m. A union that represents about a quarter of some 40,000 striking Verizon workers says a tentative agreement ending the walkout is protecting American jobs amid concern about jobs moving overseas. The […]

The Latest: Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo for slain gorilla

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the killing of gorilla after a child fell into a Cincinnati Zoo enclosure (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Animal rights activists have gathered at the Cincinnati Zoo for a vigil in remembrance of a gorilla who was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into its […]

For Memorial Day, new stamps showing Service Cross Medals

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is marking Memorial Day by issuing new stamps showing the Service Cross Medals. They are among the nation’s highest military honors. The Postal Service dedicated the stamps at a ceremony Monday at the World Stamp Show-NY. The once-a-decade stamp show is happening in New York City. Officially […]

Israeli ultranationalist sworn in as defense minister

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman has been sworn in as defense minister after his appointment was confirmed by parliament. Lieberman, one of Israel’s most polarizing politicians, assumed the office on Monday. The post was previously held by former military chief Moshe Yaalon, who resigned last week following talks to expand the government by […]

Rape allegation, race, glare of national media divide town

DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — Teaching her children how to peacefully respond to racist comments in a tiny Idaho town was not new for the mother of 20 adopted children, many of whom are black. She often found herself echoing the virtues taught in Dietrich’s only church. Kindness and patience can overcome ignorance in the mostly […]

No. 1 Florida among record 4 SEC teams to nab national seeds

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA baseball tournament, leading a record four Southeastern Conference teams among the eight national seeds. The tournament’s 64-team field was announced Monday. Regional play begins Friday. Florida (47-13) was ranked No. 1 in the polls for most of the season and finished runner-up […]

Tusk comes out against too much EU integration

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — European Union President Donald Tusk says that those who believe in “instant and total integration” of the EU have missed what many people really want and raised the prospect of having an open and big debate among member states on where the EU should be heading. Less than a month before the […]

Few Memorial Day travel headaches, most wait times bearable

MIAMI (AP) — Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits have instead been moving through most U.S. airports fairly quickly, as the busy Memorial Day travel weekend draws to close. However, the airlines weren’t ready to say “mission accomplished” yet, as it’s just the beginning of the busy summer travel season. American […]

Replica of Jefferson’s Monticello home goes up for auction

SOMERS, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut home that is a replica of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello is about to go on the auction block. The sale of the 10,000-square-foot home in Somers is set for Tuesday. The co-founder of the Springfield, Massachusetts-based Friendly’s restaurant chain had the house built for $7.7 million in 2014 ahead of […]

Libyan forces advance in push on Islamic State strongholds

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan forces loyal to the U.N.-brokered government advanced on Monday against two key Islamic State strongholds, with several officials saying the troops had taken a town from the extremists. The forces entered Bin Jawad, 160 kilometers (99 miles) from the central city of Sirte, the main IS bastion in Libya. Salem Jedran, […]

White House placed on lockdown after object thrown over gate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has been placed on lockdown after a woman threw something over the north fence along Pennsylvania Avenue. Reporters were not allowed to venture out of the White House press room and a call to the Secret Service was not immediately returned. However, a woman was detained. She was placed […]

Romania charges 77 doctors in bribery case

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors say they have charged dozens of doctors with taking bribes after a pharmaceutical company paid for vacations for them in India in exchange for promoting anti-cancer medicine to patients. Prosecutors said Monday that an unnamed pharmaceutical company ostensibly paid for 77 oncologists to attend a breast cancer congress in […]

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