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Jim Lehrer of the 'MacNeil-Lehrer Report' dies at 85

NEW YORK — Jim Lehrer, co-host and later host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:44:26 GMT


William Goldstein (1936-2020)

William Goldstein, an artist, artisan, and teacher of industrial arts, died Monday at Kingston Residence of Sylvania. He was 83.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 05:00:00 GMT


Trump removes protections for waterways, aiding developers

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration lifted federal protections Thursday for some of the nation’s millions of miles of streams, arroyos and wetlands, completing one of its most far-reaching environmental rollbacks.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:58:22 GMT


Dems’ impeachment challenge: Making a case with no new facts

WASHINGTON — The Senate headed into the second day of arguments in President Donald Trump’s impeachment case as House Democrats argue that he abused the power of his office and obstructed Congress for personal political gain ahead of the 2020 election.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:02:34 GMT


Chinese city stops outbound flights, trains to fight virus

WUHAN, China — A Chinese city of more than 11 million people halted outbound flights and trains Thursday as the world’s most populous country battled the spread of a new virus that has sickened hundreds of people and killed 17, state media reported.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 04:43:59 GMT


House Dems present case to impeach

WASHINGTON — In the late afternoon on Wednesday, the voice of the man at the center of the third impeachment trial in U.S. history boomed through the U.S. Senate, discussing how he would react if a foreign government offered information on a political rival.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 04:40:36 GMT


U.N. report ties Saudi crown prince to hacking of Bezos

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The cell phone of Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and Washington Post owner, was hacked in what appeared to be an attempt by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince to “influence, if not silence” the newspaper’s reporting on the kingdom, two U.N. human rights experts said Wednesday.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 04:52:55 GMT


Trump says he's open to trial witnesses — but backtracks

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s open to new witnesses at his impeachment trial, a major demand by Democratic prosecutors, but he immediately backtracked, suggesting it could never happen despite what he said was his willingness.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:13:46 GMT


Ohio worker falls into vat of acid, dies; officials investigate

DAYTON — A worker fell into a chemical vat at a business in Ohio and died, authorities said.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:54:06 GMT


Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77

LONDON — Terry Jones, a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe, has died at 77. He had been suffering from dementia.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:48:59 GMT


Washington man is 1st in U.S. to catch new virus from China

SEATTLE — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak’s epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 06:04:08 GMT


Walt Lange (1938-2020)

SWANTON — Walt Lange, a retired mathematician and textbook author who created an award-winning tree farm nearly 50 years ago with help from his late wife, died Saturday at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was 81.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 05:00:00 GMT


Paul Block, Jr.'s vision founded MCO

The late Paul Block, Jr., was fondly remembered Tuesday night by a distinguished University of Toledo scientist as the inspiration for the Medical College of Ohio in South Toledo, the forerunner to what has become the University of Toledo Health Science Campus.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 03:42:13 GMT


GOP, Dems clash over documents as impeachment trial begins

WASHINGTON — House Democrats and White House lawyers sparred for more than nine hours on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday over whether to call witnesses and issue subpoenas for documents in the impeachment trial of President Trump.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:11:20 GMT


Donald A. “Q” Quertinmont (1933-2020)

Donald A. “Q” Quertinmont, a Toledo business owner and Army veteran, died Jan. 16 in his Toledo home. He was 86.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:00:00 GMT


Tim Tebow marries former Miss Universe in South Africa

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow and current Mets minor leaguer is now a married man.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:33:33 GMT


Leaders across U.S. reflect on embodying King’s message

ATLANTA — Against the backdrop of a presidential election year, Monday’s Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday featured leaders still wrestling over how to best embody the slain civil rights leader.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:32:37 GMT


Central American migrants cross Mexico river

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — Hundreds of Central American migrants waded across the Suchiate River into southern Mexico Monday in a new test of President Trump’s Central America strategy to keep them away from the U.S. border.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:31:09 GMT


Thousands hold peaceful pro-gun rally in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. — Tens of thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday to protest plans by the state’s Democratic leaders to pass gun-control legislation — a move that has become a key flash point in the national debate over gun violence.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:29:35 GMT


Putin sends his constitutional proposals to Parliament

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday submitted to Parliament a package of constitutional amendments widely seen as an attempt to secure his grip on power well after his current term ends in 2024.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:04:19 GMT


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