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Want to buy a New Hampshire election ad? Good luck - Chippewa Herald
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station — and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded. Hours before it was set to ...
Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards - Chippewa Herald
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine health authorities struggled Thursday to reach a compromise with nurse Kaci Hickox that would require her to keep her distance from other people, in the nation's most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear ...
Police: Safely complete online sales in our lobby - Chippewa Herald
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — A police department in suburban Philadelphia has created a "safe zone" for people to complete transactions they arranged online. The Conshohocken Police Department said individuals making purchases from other people through ...
Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors - Chippewa Herald
KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — There was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, a Sri Lankan disaster official said Thursday, amid widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the mud.
Activists: Myanmar clinging to political prisoners - Chippewa Herald
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar has freed more than a thousand political prisoners since former military rulers handed over power three years ago, a move that has smoothed the former pariah state's international rehabilitation. Now the government says the ...
Shell 3Q profit dips 4.5 percent - Chippewa Herald
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell PLC says its third quarter profits fell 4.5 percent due to a one-time tax provision and lower production, though underlying performance improved. Net profit was $4.46 billion, from $4.67 billion in the same period a ...
NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit - Chippewa Herald
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Football League on Thursday is expected to ask a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who say team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard ...
Marine recharged in Iraq war case back in court - Chippewa Herald
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense lawyers say the Marine Corps should not be retrying a Marine sergeant whose murder conviction in a major Iraq war crime case was overturned by the military's highest court after he served half of his 11-year sentence. Attorney ...
Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle yet unrelenting - Chippewa Herald
Police block traffic on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 where officials expect lava to flow across the main road in Pahoa, Hawaii. Rain fell on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural Hawaii town.
Inbee Park, Shanshan Feng share Taiwan lead - Chippewa Herald
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Top-ranked Inbee Park birdied five of the last seven holes Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship. The South Korean star, playing her first round since regaining the No. 1 spot ...
Man's own dog helps police bust him on drug charge - Chippewa Herald
This Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, photo, provided by the Prattville Police Department shows Edward Melvin Henderson in Prattville, Ala. Prattville Police spokeswoman Paula Barlow says Henderson's dog, named Bo, followed his fleeing master, who was being ...
Hernandez lawyers to argue for murder trial move - Chippewa Herald
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez were set to go before a judge to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media ...
Plans for Antarctic marine reserve falter again - Chippewa Herald
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A plan to protect a vast swathe of ocean off Antarctica's coast by creating the world's largest marine reserve appears headed for failure for a fourth time. The countries that make decisions about Antarctic fishing will ...
Wait for daughter's body ends on her 17th birthday - Chippewa Herald
In this Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 photo, Hwang In-yeol and his wife Shim Myeong-seop blow out candles on a birthday cake for their daughter Ji-hyeon at a gym on South Korea's southwestern island of Jindo, where they have been staying at since the April 16 ...
Democratic areas win more transportation grants - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two months before next week's midterm elections, the Obama administration in September awarded the biggest share of almost $600 million in economic stimulus-based transportation grants to projects in districts with a Democratic ...