Butler County Times Gazette
Updated at 5:19 PM

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) " A Colorado bed and breakfast owner armed with just a length of rope helped save a black bear with a giant plastic container stuck on its head. Jim Hawkins got his lasso around the animal's midsection on the first throw. He said Thursday that he and the bear "did a rodeo thing for a while" before the animal figured out that Hawkins was the reason it couldn't run away. That's when the bear went after Hawkins, leaving him with scrapes and a wound that...

Updated at 5:12 PM

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) " Veterans of Zimbabwe's independence war made a significant break with President Robert Mugabe for the first time Thursday, calling him dictatorial, manipulative and egocentric. The Zimbabwe National Liberation War...

Updated at 5:09 PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " The Latest on the situation in Turkey after the failed military coup last week (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Videos have emerged of soldiers firing at large protests in Turkey during last weekend's failed...

Updated at 5:06 PM

CLEVELAND (AP) " A man badly in need of a big moment, Donald Trump on Thursday faced the most important speech of his presidential campaign, a last chance to make his case to skeptics at a convention marked by divided loyalties and unwanted...

Updated at 5:00 PM

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Updated at 4:54 PM

Like anyone else with at least half a brain, I greatly enjoyed the spectacle at the Republican Convention Wednesday night when the insufferable Ted Cruz gave the proverbial finger to the even more insufferable Donald Trump. Ordinarily, a loser in...

Updated at 4:46 PM

CLEVELAND (AP) " The Latest on the Republican National Convention (all times EDT): 1:42 p.m. Donald Trump is doing a walk-through at the Cleveland arena where he will accept the Republican Party's nomination for President Thursday...

Updated at 4:37 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) " Washington's attorney general on Thursday asked a federal judge to immediately take steps to protect Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers from exposure to chemical vapors. More than 50 workers have received medical...

Updated at 3:51 PM

PITTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) " A 113-year-old New Jersey woman is the new holder of the title of oldest American. Adele Dunlap became the country's oldest person earlier this month following the death of Goldie Michelson, of Worcester,...

Updated at 3:45 PM

MOORE, Okla. (AP) " An Oklahoma woman is recovering from third-degree burns to her thigh caused by hot pennies that spilled in her sport utility vehicle on a scorching summer day. Melissa Sechrist says a cup of spare change spilled onto her...

Updated at 3:41 PM

Frank and Paulie are (once again) running the Big Brother 18 house, but from...

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