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U.S. official: Debris in photo belongs to Boeing 777

Investigators believe that debris found on an Indian Ocean island is a wing component unique to a Boeing 777.


Zimbabwe hunting guide charge in killing of lion

A farm owner and guide who aided an American dentist’s kill of a protected lion in Zimbabwe faced a court hearing Wednesday.



Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

Russia scuttled a Security Council effort to prosecute the culprits in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in Ukraine last year.



World briefs: Migrants descend on tunnel

Plus: Turkey escalates airstrikes; Greek prime minister; Iran’s president invited to France; West Bank unrest; war in Yemen; Pacific trade.


Nation


University of Cincinnati officer charged with murder in motorist’s shooting

A white campus officer has been indicted on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of a black man amid a minor traffic stop.



Congress poised to avert highway fund shutdown, for now

The U.S. House on Wednesday approved a short-term bill to keep federal highway money flowing for three months.


 

World


Obama takes on African power structure

President Barack Obama challenges the one-man rule and clinging to power of many of the continent’s leaders.



Pollard to be freed; U.S. analyst spied for Israel

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard has been granted parole after serving 30 years of a life term.


 
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Random Acts of Kindness: Resident saves day for free film in park

Plus: Strong, helpful man lifted mom into SUV; Special gesture boosted spirits of cancer patient.



Local Dispatch: Downed atom smasher supported Chalfant so long

When it stood tall, the Westinghouse atom smasher supported everything around Chalfant.


 

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Breakfast sausage: 5 stories to read today

1) He'll avoid the stigma of having to sit at the kids' table for the first Republican presidential debate next week, but Rand


Breakfast sausage: 5 stories to read today

A mailer from Citizens to Protect PA Jobs, a group owned by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. 1) Curious about