World War II soldier's bracelet to be returned to daughter

MIDDLEBURG, Pa. (AP) — A bracelet that belonged to a soldier from Pennsylvania killed during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II will be returned to his daughter. An off-duty det...

Man from 'Meet the Putmans' found not guilty of gun crimes

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man who appeared with his family on the TLC show "Meet the Putmans" has been acquitted of gun crimes. MLive.com reports that a jury in Bay City retu...

Serbian court acquits ex-US Marine citing lack of evidence

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian court has acquitted a former U.S. Marine charged with illegal possession and distribution of weapons. The case of Daniel Corbett, reportedly a U.S. ...

Weathered Winchester rifle found in Nevada park has new home

BAKER, Nev. (AP) — A 137-year-old rifle found five years ago leaning against a juniper tree in Great Basin National Park in Nevada is now part of an exhibit dedicated to the "Forgotten Winchester" at ...

Taiwan Central Bank earns NT$60 million from special serial No. banknote auctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Bank of Taiwan has raked in nearly NT$60 million (US$19.2 million) for the government coffers over the past eight years through an unusual moneymaking method &...

New bus routes in Taiwan’s Taoyuan serve Zhongli and Bade areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Services provided by two new city bus routes in Taoyuan are expected to bring more convenience to passengers traveling to and from the city’s Zhongli and Bade areas, Taoy...

Children fight, kill and die in Yemen's civil war

MARIB, Yemen (AP) — At the age of 13, Mohammed was an unflinching fighter for Yemen's Houthi rebels. Indoctrinated in their camps, he went into battle even as gunfire filled the air and the earth shoo...

Children as young as 10 fight, kill and die in Yemen's war

MARIB, Yemen (AP) — The number etched on the bracelet around Mohammed's wrist gave the 13-year-old soldier comfort as missiles fired from enemy warplanes shook the earth beneath him. ...

After rescue, Gaza's only grand piano makes public comeback

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The only grand piano in the Gaza Strip was played in public for the first time in a decade, following a complicated international restoration effort to fix the instrument ...

McCain on his time as POW: 'I fell in love with my country'

DENVER (AP) — On Oct. 26, 1967, a missile the size of a telephone pole blew the wing off of John McCain's Skyhawk dive bomber. McCain, then a 31-year-old lieutenant commander in the ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Aug. 6 Orange County Register on talking to the Taliban and ending the war in...

Castem Creates World's First Limited Product Featuring 888 Casts of Manny Pacquiao's Fist, the Legendary Six-time World Boxing Champion!

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2018--Castem Co., Ltd., a metal cast manufacturer, will commence pre-sales from July 15, 2018, of a cast made out of the left fist of legendary six-time former world bo...

Castem Creates World's First Limited Product Featuring 888 Casts of Manny Pacquiao's Fist, the Legendary Six-time World Boxing Champion!

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2018--Castem Co., Ltd., a metal cast manufacturer, will commence pre-sales from July 15, 2018, of a cast made out of the left fist of legendary six-time former world bo...

Court nixes challenge to rare California bullet stamping law

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court threw out a lawsuit Thursday that sought to block an unusual law requiring new models of semi-automatic handguns to stamp identifying information on b...

Funeral set for WWII pilot missing since 1944 crash

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Second Lt. Robert R. Keown was piloting his P-38 aircraft to an airfield after a mission in 1944 when it crashed into a mountain in Papua New Guinea. World War II ended without...