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Peak cinema: 'Everest' kicks off Venice Film Festival

September 2, 2015

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke lead the cast but the mountain is the star of "Everest," a high-altitude thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. more »»

 
 
 
Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress despite... more »»

Senate Dems have votes to hand Obama victory on Iran deal

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. more »»

Senate Dems get 34th vote to hand Obama victory on Iran deal

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have rallied the 34 votes they need to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive in Congress, handing President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory.

Sen. more »»

Thai police: Suspect acknowledges being near bomb scene

September 2, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Wednesday a prime suspect in Bangkok's deadly bombing has admitted to being near the shrine where the attack took place but denied placing the bomb, as other clues... more »»

Hungary blocks migrants from trains; 11 drown off Turkey

September 2, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international train station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seeking... more »»

The Latest on Bangkok: Police say suspect was in blast area

September 2, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the investigation into the deadly Bangkok bombing (all times local):

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7 p.m. more »»

China enlists monkeys to keep birds from spoiling big parade

September 2, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China is leaning on the animal kingdom — including a squad of nest-wrecking monkeys — to ensure its military parade commemorating the end of World War II goes smoothly. more »»

Obama visit puts spotlight on rough plight in rural Alaska

September 2, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It's a good bet that President Barack Obama will never use a honey bucket. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Chaos and quiet in 24 hours of European migration

September 2, 2015

For the hundreds of thousands of migrants on the move across Europe, the pace of a day is dictated by forces almost entirely beyond their control: the heat of the sun, the location of guards or... more »»

Masked men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Baghdad

September 2, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away... more »»

Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda goes on trial at ICC

September 2, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Congo militia leader known as The Terminator pleaded innocent Wednesday to 18 charges, including murder, rape and sexual slavery, as his long-awaited trial started... more »»

Afghan migrant hopes to complete father's flight from war

September 2, 2015

MORIA, Greece (AP) — Three decades after his father fled war in Afghanistan to seek safety in Iran, Abdullah Bakhshi is now on the next leg of his family's long journey to a better life, and part... more »»

Africa's Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda

September 2, 2015

MUBENDE, Uganda (AP) —     The hunt for gold takes the men 100 meters (yards) underground, past contraptions of wood and rope rigged to function like pulleys, past hard rock that they attack day... more »»

South Africa hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow hunters

September 2, 2015

OLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) — One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. more »»

The Latest on Thailand: Arrest warrant for Turkish man

September 2, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on Thailand's bomb investigation (all times local):

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3:45 p.m. more »»

Migrants defiant as Hungary blocks train links for 2nd day

September 2, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international railway station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seekin... more »»

Obama locking up votes in Senate for Iran nuclear deal

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign policy legac. more »»

Thai police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb material

September 2, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at Thailand's border with Cambodia match those found on a bottle containing bomb-making material, as the... more »»

Los Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

September 2, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games — a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the runnin. more »»

Soyuz carrying 3-man crew blasts off for orbiting station

September 2, 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian, a Dane and a Kazakh blasted off on Wednesday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station. more »»

 
 

SMA Food and Clothing Handout September 2, 2015

The Sistersville Ministerial Association hands out food and clothes from 9 a.m. to noon every Wednesday from the First Baptist Church. more »

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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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