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WHO and sailing body seek virus tests in Rio Olympic venues - Chippewa Herald
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic waters, and the governing body of world sailing says it will start doing its own independent virus tests. The moves come after an ...
Protesters inhale laughing gas outside UK Parliament - Chippewa Herald
LONDON (AP) — Dozens of giggling demonstrators have inhaled laughing gas outside Britain's Parliament to protest government plans to ban it and other "legal highs." The Conservative government has announced a crackdown on psychoactive substances ...
Zimbabwean authorities restrict hunting after lion killing - Chippewa Herald
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean wildlife authorities say they have suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area favored by hunters following the killing of a lion popular with tourists. The National Parks and Wildlife Authority ...
Man admits beating friend to death with metal dumbbell - Chippewa Herald
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter for beating his friend to death with a metal dumbbell. The Record (http://bit.ly/1KEKN0P) reports that 35-year-old Esteban Castillo, of Paterson, faces up to 15 ...
Ko, Lu share lead after 3rd round of Women's British Open - Chippewa Herald
TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Jin-Young Ko of South Korea and Teresa Lu of Taiwan shot 3-under 69s Saturday to share the lead after the third round of the Women's British Open, with both players chasing a first major title. Second-round leader Suzann ...
Ukraine calls on Russia to negotiate end to war in east - Chippewa Herald
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine's foreign minister is calling on Russia to come to "real negotiations" about a cease-fire and stabilization in Ukraine's war-torn east which will require fair elections that are internationally monitored. Pavlo Klimkin said ...
Program urges commuters to drive first, pedal later - Chippewa Herald
BOSTON (AP) — Commuters choosing between driving a car or riding a bicycle to work are being encouraged to try a little of both. Gov. Charlie Baker's administration has unveiled what it calls a first-in-the-nation commuting network known as Park&Pedal.
Snowball case melts; teen sues Detroit district over arrest - Chippewa Herald
DETROIT (AP) — A teenager who was locked up for nearly 40 days in a dispute over a snowball has filed a lawsuit against the Detroit school district after a judge dismissed the criminal case. Dominique Rondeau, now 18, was accused of throwing an icy ...
NY's medical pot distributors reflect industry's evolution - Chippewa Herald
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Tie-dyed they're not. Entrepreneurs, physicians and well-heeled investors are among those authorized by New York health officials to grow and dispense medical marijuana, the latest sign that the industry has come a long way from its ...
The Latest: Controversy erupts at service for Bobbi Kristina - Chippewa Herald
A relative of Bobbi Kristina Brown has left a memorial service for the daughter of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown to speak to reporters. Leolah Brown, the sister of Bobby Brown, walked out of the St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta ...
Suicide spike boosts oversight of California women's prison - Chippewa Herald
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women's prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase. Four women have killed ...
NBA's current, former stars put on show in Africa exhibition - Chippewa Herald
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday — starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute. That had the crowd roaring early at Ellis Park Arena in downtown Johannesburg and it got ...
Driver dies in crash after killing pedestrian in Milwaukee - Chippewa Herald
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say a pedestrian and a driver are dead after an early morning crash. Police say a 29-year-old Milwaukee man was driving a Mercedes sport utility vehicle when he struck two men crossing a street about 1:20 a.m. Saturday.
Correction: Economic Agency story - Chippewa Herald
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In a story July 31 about the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation board, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one unsecured loan the board gave out was worth $50,000. The unsecured loan was worth $500,000. A corrected ...
Putin puts Crimean site under federal control after scandal - Chippewa Herald
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Saturday placed a major archaeological site in Crimea, which he has hailed as the country's most sacred spiritual symbol, under federal control following turmoil over the appointment of its director.