Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

California farmers agree to drastically cut water use

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California farmers who hold some of the state's strongest water rights avoided the threat of deep mandatory cuts when the state accepted their proposal to voluntarily reduce consumption by 25 percent amid one of the worst droughts on record.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2015

Hits: 158

Read more...

Congress' familiar path: short-term solutions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2015

Hits: 202

Read more...

DC authorities: Ex-con had help in wealthy family's slaying

WASHINGTON (AP) — An ex-convict likely had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours, authorities said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2015

Hits: 191

Read more...

B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King kept drawing fans in Las Vegas, and a family feud simmered, during a public chance to say goodbye ahead of a weekend memorial service and a final King of the Blues road tour leading back home to the Mississippi Delta.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2015

Hits: 153

Read more...

Highlights of Clinton emails on Benghazi

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Friday released 296 emails, totaling 896 pages, that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton turned over to the State Department and the special committee investigating the 2012 attacks on diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2015

Hits: 185

Read more...

Syrians try to build case against Assad in chlorine attacks

BEIRUT (AP) — With only a cloth mask for protection, Firas Kayali rushed to try to rescue the residents of a house in a village in rebel-held northern Syria after a barrel bomb, suspected to be filled with chlorine gas, hit nearby.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2015

Hits: 114

Read more...

Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray

BALTIMORE (AP) — A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries he suffered in police custody, allowing the state's attorney to press ahead with the most serious charges despite criticism that she was part of an "overzealous prosecution."

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015

Hits: 277

Read more...

Finding California oil spill's cause could take months

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators are able to determine what caused the break and subsequent spill.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015

Hits: 173

Read more...