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NY estate sale of Ulysses S. Grant's descendent being held - Chippewa Herald
FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Items belonging to a great-granddaughter of President Ulysses S. Grant will be sold at an estate sale in upstate New York. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports (http://bit.ly/1BtBJS4 ) that Julia Grant Dietz's estate sale is ...
3 astronauts to blast off for 1-year trip to space station - Chippewa Herald
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts are to blast off early Saturday to begin a year away from Earth. Of the three-man team, American Scott Kelly and Russian Mikhail Kornienko are to stay at the International Space ...
Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say - Chippewa Herald
MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said Friday.
European air authority to recommend 2 crew in cockpit - Chippewa Herald
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Europe's aviation safety agency will recommend Friday that airlines across the continent always have two people in the cockpit of a flying aircraft, according to Scandinavian authorities. Airlines and officials around the world ...
Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in PBS film - Chippewa Herald
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week's six-hour documentary "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." "We're not really honest with each other," filmmaker Ken Burns said.
The Latest: American support group contacts crash families - Chippewa Herald
An American who lost relatives in the EgyptAir disaster has reached out to Germanwings families to give them support. Jim Brokaw founded the Families of EgyptAir 990 as a support group after losing his father and stepmother in the 1999 crash, caused by a ...
Death of baby cut from womb doesn't lead to murder charge - Chippewa Herald
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman accused of cutting the unborn baby from an expectant mother's belly will not face murder charges in the gruesome attack that revived the highly charged debate over when a fetus can legally be considered a human being.
US economy grew at 2.2 percent rate in fourth quarter - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter and likely cooled even further in the first quarter as severe winter weather takes its toll. But the outlook for the rest of the year looks brighter, thanks to a recovering job market ...
Tennessee fires basketball coach Donnie Tyndall - Chippewa Herald
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has fired basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after one season. Tyndall's firing comes as the NCAA investigates his two-year stay at Southern Mississippi, where he coached before coming to Tennessee last year. Tennessee ...
Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is announcing he will not seek re-election to another term. The 75-year-old Reid says in a statement issued by his office Friday that he wants to make sure Democrats regain control of the Senate next ...
Indian companies scramble to find women directors - Chippewa Herald
NEW DELHI (AP) — As Indian companies scramble to meet a deadline to appoint women to their boards, some wealthy business owners have a solution that meets the letter if not the intention of the law: appointing their wives. India's market regulator, the ...
Game show is lottery, Monopoly combo; Billy Gardell hosts - Chippewa Herald
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It sounds like a Swiss Army knife version of a TV game show: a combination of a venerable board game, state lotteries, Las Vegas and seasoned comedian Billy Gardell as host. The result is "Monopoly Millionaires' Club," a syndicated ...
About 1,000 workers fired from South African power plant - Chippewa Herald
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's state-owned power utility says that following an illegal strike about 1,000 construction workers have been fired, halting work at an already delayed but much needed power plant. Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said Friday ...
US economic growth rate stays at 2.2 percent in Q4 - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter and economists are looking for an even weaker showing in the first quarter as severe winter weather takes a toll on the economy. But the slowdown is expected to be short-lived.
Image of Asia: Waiting to pay respects to Singapore's Lee - Chippewa Herald
In this photo by Wong Maye-E, tents in a grassy area in front of the Singapore skyline provide shade for people standing in line to pay their respects for the city-state's late founder Lee Kuan Yew at Parliament House, where his body is lying in state.