Boston suspects’ father says he’s returning to US

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the Boston bombing should spur closer security cooperation between Moscow and Washington but it also proves that the West was wrong in supporting militants in Chechnya. Putin said the…

Google agrees to change search display in Europe

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s antitrust body says Google is offering concessions on how it displays search results in Europe to appease concerns the company might be abusing its dominant market position. The EU Commission said Thursday…

UK deputy leader: Surveillance bill won’t happen

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s deputy prime minister says a government proposal for the routine surveillance of citizens’ online activity is dead in the water. The proposal calls for the logging of every single piece of online activity —…

Ricin-laced letters leading to a Miss. mystery

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Of three ricin-laced letters mailed this month to public officials, only one made it into the hands of an intended target, 80-year-old Mississippi judge Sadie Holland. Investigators are working to piece together what motivated…

Court visits crash scene in Carl Pistorius trial

VANDERBIJLPARK, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius’ older brother Carl is back in court in South Africa for his culpable homicide trial, where he is charged with driving negligently and causing the death of a woman motorcyclist in…

Israel clears jailers in Australian prisoner death

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Justice Ministry says it will not indict anyone in connection with the 2010 death of an Australian-Israeli prisoner, despite a scathing police investigation that found evidence of negligence by Israel’s prison service. Ben Zygier…
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Judge delays trial for Kansas veteran

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has granted a defense request to delay the trial of a Kansas veteran accused of illegally possessing explosives U.S. District Judg……
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Student loan program at library tonight

As a part of Money Smart Month across Kansas, Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc. will host a program on financial aid and repaying student loans.…

Britain dodges recession as economy grew in Q1

LONDON (AP) — Britain dodged recession after official figures showed the economy grew in the first quarter. The Office for National Statistics said Thursday that the economy grew by 0.3 percent in the first quarter compared with the…