BEIRUT (AP) — Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes of rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 98 people in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said today.
A day after Monday’s government barrage, retaliatory shells rained down on the capital Damascus, killing at least one person today.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah’s Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.
TOPSHAM — David L. Foster, age 79, of Foster Lane, died on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at his residence. He was born on December 3, 1938, in Topsham, the son of Holman and Virginia Hasty Foster.
The new CEO of Las Vegasbased Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month.
Matt Maddox, who was appointed CEO on Feb. 6 after Wynn resigned, added that people should “hold off making any judgment until the investigations into the accusations are complete.”
Donald McDowell Saxton, 68, passed away on February 7, 2018, in Orlando, Florida, from advanced Alzheimer’s. He was born on November 29, 1949, the son of Malcolm and Jean Saxton.
Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday. He was 104.
Desfor died at his apartment in Silver Spring, Maryland, where he’d been living in his retirement, said his son, Barry.
Lucky for Life:
Gimme 5: 13-22-28-29-34
Day Pick 3: 7-3-0
Day Pick 4: 0-6-3-3
Evening Pick 3: 7-8-5
Evening Pick 4: 5-2-8-8
DEAR ABBY: I am almost 62 and struggling to get through the day at work. It’s not because of the work itself, but I am extremely unhappy in the work environment.
During the intense media coverage of Wednesday’s tragic events in Parkland, Fla., I was shocked to hear it was the 18th school shooting so far this year.
18. In 45 days.
That sounds terrible.
That sounds like a huge American crisis that needs to be addressed immediately by our great leaders in Washington.
Now is the time to politicize gun violence. In the wake of the recent mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, how can we not?
It’s tiresome to hear Republican lawmakers say it’s inappropriate to politicize this tragedy. Their responses are numbingly repetitive and rote.
HANCOCK (AP) — A Maine railroad company is undertaking heavy restoration for an iconic locomotive.
PORTLAND (AP) — Officials with Maine’s largest city are reaching out to residents to discuss possible redevelopment plans for an ocean terminal building on the city’s waterfront.
The building in question is the Portland Ocean Terminal facility on the Maine State Pier. It’s located in the city’s working waterfront in an area of high commercial traffic.
SCARBOROUGH (AP) — The principal of a Maine high school has resigned suddenly without giving a public reason as a dispute is roiling in the community about new school start times.
MORSE HIGH SCHOOL 2ND QUARTER HONORS
High Honors: Connor Bennoch, Christina Bowman, Caiden Fraser, Alexander Gates, Elias Goodrich, Antonina Keyes, Sarah Meyer-Waldo, Abigail Minott, Paul Ouellette, Leah Totman