Butler County Times Gazette
Updated at 12:58 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " New produce safety rules from the government Friday are intended to help prevent the kind of large-scale outbreaks of foodborne illness that occurred over the past decade linked to fresh spinach, cantaloupes, cucumbers and other foods.

Updated at 12:56 PM

SINJAR, Iraq (AP) " Iraqi Kurdish militias battling to take back Sinjar from Islamic State militants raised a Kurdish flag in the center of town and a top official said it was liberated Friday, though U.S. and Kurdish military officials urged...

Updated at 12:46 PM

LONDON (AP) " Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting Queen Elizabeth II on the second day of his high-profile official visit to Britain.

Updated at 12:43 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Hillary Rodham Clinton has locked up public support from half of the Democratic insiders who cast ballots at the party's national convention, giving her a commanding advantage over her rivals for the party's presidential nomination.

Updated at 12:40 PM

Leaders from the world's largest industrial and emerging economies won't exactly ignore GDP when they meet Sunday and Monday, but the migration and terrorism have overshadowed the usual G-20 economic agenda at its gathering in Turkey " a country at...

Updated at 12:37 PM

LONDON (AP) " The eurozone economic recovery lost momentum in the third quarter of the year, official figures showed Friday " a development that puts further pressure on the European Central Bank to expand its monetary stimulus.

Updated at 12:33 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A U.S. drone strike targeted a vehicle in Syria believed to be transporting the masked Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John," according to American officials. Whether the strike killed the British man who appears in several...

Updated at 12:06 PM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) " You can now pass 'Go' in a new Cape Town version of the Monopoly board game.

Updated at 11:54 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " The Islamic State group militant known as "Jihadi John," who was targeted in a U.S. drone strike, horrified the world with his brutal beheadings of hostages. But his videos, with sneering taunts of the West, served...

Updated at 11:47 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " An aging mobster threw his hands into the air and shouted "Free," grinning as he walked out of a courthouse following his surprising acquittal on charges he helped plan the legendary 1978 Lufthansa heist retold in the hit Mafia film...

Updated at 11:46 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " Schools and universities across Lebanon were shuttered Friday as the country mourned victims of twin suicide bombings that struck a crowded neighborhood south of the capital.

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