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July 8, 2017

Poland’s Former President Lech Walesa Hospitalized

Poland's former president Lech Walesa, a democracy hero, has been hospitalized with heart problems in his Baltic coast home city of Gdansk, his son said Saturday. Jaroslaw Walesa told The Associated Press via text message that his father was feeling... Continue Reading →

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Rev. Teresa Hord Owens Set To Become First Black Woman To Lead a Mainline Protestant Denomination In North America

In a matter of days, Rev. Teresa Hord Owens will become the general minister and president of the Disciples of Christ. The appointment, pending an election on July 9 during the Disciples of Christ General Assembly in Indianapolis, will make... Continue Reading →

American Gored at Pamplona Says He Will Run Again

One of the two Americans gored Saturday during this year's second running of the bulls in the Spanish city of Pamplona is swearing that he will run again before the festival is over. Bill Hillmann, a 35-year-old writer who also... Continue Reading →

UK PM Theresa May Optimistic on Trump Visit, Trade Deal With US

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Saturday that she's looking forward to welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump to London, but both sides still are working to find a "suitable date." May also said she was optimistic about hoped-for future trade... Continue Reading →

Protests Mark End of G-20 Summit

Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters took to the streets to demonstrate against the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg on Saturday, hours after masked rioters clashed with police, burned cars and looted businesses. Marching on a route close to... Continue Reading →

French President Macron Hopes to Convince Trump to Bring US Back Into Climate Agreement

French President Emmanuel Macron says he harbors the hope of convincing President Donald Trump to bring the United States back into the Paris climate accord. Speaking at the close of the G-20 summit on Saturday, the French leader said he... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Wife of Toledo Pastor Charged With Sex Crimes Resigns From Child Services Board After Lying

http://WTOL.images.worldnow.com/interface/js/WNVideo.js?rnd=133842354;hostDomain=www.wtol.com;playerWidth=630;playerHeight=355;isShowIcon=true;clipId=13474368;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageoverride=;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript;controlsType=fixedToledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH The wife of a Toledo pastor who was charged with sex crimes has resigned from her post at Lucas County Children's Services after lying about her knowledge of child sex trafficking. Julie Malkin of... Continue Reading →

Cease-fire for Southern Syria Meant to Ease Concerns From Israel and Jordan About Iran’s Growing Power

A separate truce for southern Syria, brokered by the U.S. and Russia, is meant to help allay growing concerns by neighboring Jordan and Israel about Iranian military ambitions in the area, including fears that Tehran plans to set up a... Continue Reading →

Wildfire Destroys 10 Buildings in Sierra Nevada

A fast-moving wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills destroyed 10 structures, including homes, and led to several minor injuries, fire officials said Saturday as blazes threatened homes around California during a heat wave. The fire south of Oroville was one... Continue Reading →

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