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Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset Cannes finale

May 25, 2015

CANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival's coveted top honor, the Palme d'Or. more »»

 
 
 
Kids on their own among migrants who arrived in Indonesia

May 25, 2015

KUALA CANGKOI, Indonesia (AP) — It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in... more »»

170 kids on their own among migrants to arrive in Indonesia

May 25, 2015

KUALA CANGKOI, Indonesia (AP) — It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in... more »»

Polish president concedes defeat after exit poll released

May 24, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat in the county's presidential election Sunday after an exit poll showed him trailing Andrzej Duda, a previously... more »»

New parties shake Spain's political system in local vote

May 24, 2015

MADRID (AP) — Voters punished Spain's mainstream political parties in local elections Sunday as many people switched their allegiance to new parties that campaigned on a promise of change amid... more »»

Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset Cannes finale

May 24, 2015

CANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival's coveted top honor, the Palme d'Or. more »»

Polish election exit polls to be delayed due to voter death

May 24, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials say that exit polls in Sunday's presidential race are being delayed by 90 minutes and won't be announced until 10:30 p.m. local time (2030 GMT, 4:30 p.m. more »»

Exit polls: New Spain parties get big support in local vote

May 24, 2015

MADRID (AP) — Exit polls in Spain's local elections indicate that new parties have won strong support as voters turn their back on the country's traditional political heavyweight. more »»

Gay couples awake to new Ireland, hope to wed by Christmas

May 24, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Gay couples of Ireland woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn, with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads. more »»

Nigerian cellphone provider needs fuel to prevent shut-down

May 24, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's leading cellphone provider said Sunday it urgently needs diesel to prevent shutting down services countrywide — the latest business hit by a months-long fuel crisi... more »»

Ex-Pakistani PM: Son's kidnappers want militants released

May 24, 2015

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A former Pakistani prime minister says he has spoken to his son for the first time since his abduction in 201. more »»

Dutch prime minister thanks American liberators

May 24, 2015

MARGRATEN, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte paid tribute Sunday at a Memorial Day ceremony to U.S. more »»

Official: Syrian army preparing for counterattack on IS

May 24, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian army is deploying troops in areas near the ancient town of Palmyra in apparent preparation for a counterattack to retake it from the Islamic State group, an... more »»

Iraqi lawmaker slams US criticism of Iraqi military

May 24, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi lawmaker says U.S. military commanders are pointing fingers for their own failure to properly support the Iraqi military in the fight against the Islamic State group. more »»

Thousands attend funeral of killed Burundi opposition figure

May 24, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Thousands of people in Burundi's capital on Sunday attended the funeral of an opposition leader killed in a drive-by shooting. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Safe on land, migrants eager to phone home

May 24, 2015

LANGSA, Indonesia (AP) — The Asian migrants and asylum seekers wanted to go to Malaysia, where family, friends and, in some cases, menial jobs awaited them. more »»

170 kids on their own among migrants to arrive in Indonesia

May 24, 2015

KUALA CANGKOI, Indonesia (AP) — It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in... more »»

Irish gays wake up to whole new world: When's the wedding?

May 24, 2015

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's gay citizens woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn — some with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads.

Many weren't rising too earl. more »»

Jailed Venezuelan leader starts hunger strike, urges protest

May 24, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has begun a hunger strike and is calling for a mass anti-government protest next weekend. more »»

Negotiator: Iran agrees 'managed access' to military sites

May 24, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has agreed to grant United Nations inspectors "managed access" to military sites as part of a future deal over its contested nuclear program, a negotiator said Sunday,... more »»

Cannes fans eager to know: Who will get coveted Palme d'Or?

May 24, 2015

CANNES, France (AP) — Just what film directors Joel and Ethan Coen are thinking is a question that has long bedeviled moviegoers. Now they have the Cannes Film Festival on pins and needles, too. more »»

 
 

Community Resources May 25, 2015

Community Resources, Inc. is now at the Family Resource Network, 302 Main Street, Middlebourne. A representative will be available on Monday and Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment Call 304-991-1525. more »

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Help Hospice Families in Need

December 13, 2012 The Lions Club of Sistersville is asking for your help to support the families of local Journey Hospice patients. more »

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