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In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, a painting made by children born in captivity to mothers who had been abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) showing scenes from their time in captivity, sits as a sole reminder in the secondary school that has replaced the Rachele Rehabilitation Centre for such children, in Lira, Uganda. Eleven years after the LRA attacked Barlonyo, the International Criminal Court in The Hague is preparing to try senior LRA commander Dominic Ongwen for war crimes and crimes against humanity and while Ugandan military officials and survivors say he helped direct the attack on the camp in Barlonyo, some survivors of the Feb. 21, 2004, attack say Ongwen should not be tried by the ICC. (AP Photo/Rebecca Vassie)
Uganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaitsLeader of feared LRA rebels faces international court but back in Uganda, forgiveness awaits
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In this photo taken on Sept. 25, 2014, Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo, center left, stands next to Sierra Leone's president Ernest Bai Koroma, center, and  Sierra Leone's Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana,  centre right, during the opening ceremony of  the China Friendship Hospital catering for Ebola virus patience in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards. Sam-Sumana voluntarily decided to quarantine himself for 21 days following the death from Ebola last Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015,  of one of his security personnel, according to a report issued late Saturday,  Feb. 28, 2015, by the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)
Sierra Leone's vice president in quarantine for EbolaSierra Leone's vice president puts himself in quarantine after possible exposure to Ebola
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2014 file picture German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble gestures during a cabinet meeting  in Berlin. s German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday March 1, 2015  told German newspaper Bild am Sonntag he trusts Greece’s current government to fulfill the conditions for the bailout deal, but also made clear the country would not receive any further money if it didn’t.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)
Germany trusts Greece to fulfill bailout termsGermany trusts Greece to fulfill terms of bailout deal, finance minister says
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Coalition balks at signing peace accord for northern MaliCoalition of armed opposition groups balks at signing peace deal for restive northern Mali
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FILE - In a April 6, 2001 file photo, Chicago White Sox legend Orestes "Minnie" Minoso signs autographs prior to the Sox' home opener against the Detroit Tigers, at Comiskey Park in Chicago. Major league baseball's first black player in Chicago, Minnie Minoso, has died. The Cook County medical examiner confirmed his death Sunday, March 1, 2015. There is some question about his age but the White Sox say he was 92. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Chicago's 1st black major league baseball player Minoso diesMinnie Minoso, major league baseball's 1st black player in Chicago, dies; no details released
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Republican: No pledge to Democrats on Homeland Security voteNo. 3 House Republican: No assurance to Democrats for support for Homeland Security vote
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FILE - This undated image shows a frame from a video released Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, by Islamic State militants that purports to show the militant who beheaded of taxi driver Alan Henning . A British-accented militant who has appeared in beheading videos released by the Islamic State group in Syria over the past few months bears "striking similarities" to a man who grew up in London, a Muslim lobbying group said Thursday Feb. 26, 2015. Mohammed Emwazi has been identified by news organizations as the masked militant more commonly known as "Jihadi John." London-based CAGE, which works with Muslims in conflict with British intelligence services, said Thursday its research director, Asim Qureshi, saw strong similarities, but because the hood worn by the militant, "there was no way he could be 100 percent certain."  (AP Photo)
Emails suggest 'Jihadi John' had suicidal thoughtsEmails suggest 'Jihadi John' had suicidal thoughts while living in Britain before Syrian trip
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In this Saturday Feb. 28, 2015 picture police officers walk past an Islamic culture center  in Bremen, Germany.  Police in the German city of Bremen warned Saturday of a potential danger from Islamic extremists there and stepped up security measures. Police said they stepped up their presence in the city and, as a precaution, increased security for the Jewish community. They said Saturday evening, several hours after issuing the warning, that they had carried out searches on an unidentified suspect and at an Islamic culture center. One person was arrested, they added.  Words in Arabic read Islamic Culture Center Bremen. (AP Photo/dpa, Carmen Jaspersen)
2 detained in German anti-terror raid have been set freeGerman police say 2 people detained in Bremen anti-terror raid have been released
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In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, discarded children's clothes are seen laying in a field meters away from the Serbian border with Hungary close to Horgos, 150 kilometers north of Belgrade, Serbia. Thousands of migrants from the Middle East and Africa have been flocking to Serbia’s border with Hungary, hoping to cross illegally into the European Union in search of a better life. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)
AP PHOTOS: Migrants flock to EU door at Hungary's borderAP PHOTOS: Migrants by the thousands flock to EU door along Serbia's border with Hungary
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  • Ernest R. - Doc' Whited

    Surviving are four children: Sandy Atherton in Northern Cambria, Tim of Lilly, Rebecca Jane Warfield of St. Boniface, and Ernestina "Tina" Wilt of Breezewood; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Smith; 11 grandchildren: Christine Butler, Tracey Clipper, Jackie Bernard, Ricky Krug, Matt Whited, Amanda Brink, Erin Lingafelt, Zachary Whited, Darin Krug, Courtney Pittman, and Josh Wilt; 16 great-grandchildren: Kevin Butler, Wayne Butler, Kaitlyn Clipper, Sydney Clipper, Madison Bernard, Noah Clipper, Alex Bernard, Ashlyn Krug, Abbie Brink, Gannon Krug, Canden Hillenbrand, Lauren Krug, Kayleigh Krug, Lochlan Whited, Evey Pittman and Deklan Lingafelt; two sisters: Beth Clark and Janice Stiles of Cleveland, Ohio, who Ernie helped raise; his many loving nieces and nephews; and his devoted dog, Billy. Altoona Mirror, Mon, Feb 23 2015 @ 06:42 PM
  • Priest placed on leave due to sexual misconduct allegations

    A Roman Catholic priest in western Pennsylvania has been placed on leave due to sexual misconduct allegations dating back more than three decades. The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown placed the Rev. Lewistown Sentinel, Sat, Feb 28 2015 @ 12:28 AM
  • RDU-Toronto flight makes emergency landing in Pennsylvania

    According to the FlightAware flight-tracking website, Flight 7316, which departed RDU at 11:22 a.m. bound for Toronto Pearson International Airport, landed at Johnstown-Cambria County Airport in Johnstown, Pa., at 12:15 p.m. Part of the duration flight is listed as "Diverted." About 25 minutes after takeoff, after reaching an altitude of 31,000 feet, the plane stared descending rapidly, dropping to 15,000 feet in seven minutes, accor Passenger Ryan Freeman said in an email to WRAL News that a short in the plane's electrical system forced the crew to cut power to the cabin and land in Johnstown. WRAL.com, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 06:25 PM
  • Conewago man's tribute to an immigrant

    Except for the native Americans in this country, every legal citizen - and I emphasize the word legal - can trace their ancestral heritage back in history to someone who was an immigrant. At the beginning of the 20th century there was the greatest influx of immigrants that this country had ever known, until recent times. York Dispatch, Thu, Feb 26 2015 @ 11:39 AM
  • Past is present Archbald teacher weaves history and literature into students' lives

    BUTCH COMEGYS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Valley View High School English teacher Kathleen Myers stands in the library of her Archbald home. She's had the chance to indulge her love of history through her involvement with Archbald Borough Historical Society and the Lackawanna Historical Society's annual "You Live Here; You Should Know This!" local history quiz competition. The Times-Tribune, Sun, Feb 22 2015 @ 04:45 AM
  • Miner killed in Indiana County rockfall

    A miner was killed Friday in Indiana County when after a large rock fell from the mine roof and crushed him. Indiana County Coroner Jerry L. Overman Jr. said in a news release that the man - 29-year-old Todd Trimble of Gallitzin, Cambria County - was installing roof bolts at Rosebud Heilwood mine on Friday afternoon when the rock fell and he was trapped underneath. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sat, Feb 21 2015 @ 11:09 AM
  • Giving away copy of 'Love Will Steer Me True'

    To enter the drawing, send your full name, address, city, ZIP and the keyword STEER on a postcard to Faith, c/o Dana Massing, Erie Times-News, P.O. Box 6215, Erie, PA 16512-6215 or in an e-mail to dana.massing@timesnews.com . Worldwide Marriage Encounter has announced its 2015 Longest Married Couple Project winners, along with the state winners and new coordinators for western Pennsylvania. Erie Times News, Fri, Feb 20 2015 @ 01:03 PM
  • Salt deliveries being delayed

    Frigid temperatures, brisk winds and snow showers are forcing road crews to work around the clock and are causing delays in salt shipments. Though regular orders are placed to make sure winter road supplies are plentiful, local and state officials have reported that road salt is becoming harder to get. Altoona Mirror, Fri, Feb 20 2015 @ 12:00 AM
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