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  • Turkish prosecutor launches probe against Kurdish opposition leader: media

    Thu, 11:58am

    The leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples' Democratic Party Selahattin Demirtas answers a question during an interview with Reuters in AnkaraISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish prosecutor launched an investigation on Thursday into the head of the pro-Kurdish opposition over accusations that he "provoked and armed" protesters during demonstrations in the country's southeast last year, local media said. The chief prosecutor's office in the mostly Kurdish province of Diyarbakir opened the inquiry into Selahattin Demirtas, head of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), who has been accused by President Tayyip Erdogan of links to Kurdish militants. ...


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  • The Latest: MH370 passenger's sister skeptical about wing

    Thu, 11:58am

    In this photo dated Wednesday, July 29, 2015, French police officers inspect a piece of debris from a plane in Saint-Andre, Reunion Island. Air safety investigators, one of them a Boeing investigator, have identified the component as a "flaperon" from the trailing edge of a Boeing 777 wing, a U.S. official said. Flight 370, which disappeared March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board, is the only 777 known to be missing. (AP Photo/Lucas Marie)PARIS (AP) — Here are the latest developments on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly a year and a half ago (all times local):


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  • French police slow migrant bids to cross Channel

    Thu, 11:57am

    French police try to stop migrants on the Eurotunnel site in Coquelles near Calais, northern France, on July 29, 2015Hundreds of migrants holed up in northern France made another desperate attempt to reach England in the early hours of Thursday, as Britain's prime minister came under fire for controversial comments on the crisis. France has bolstered its police presence in the northern port city of Calais and migrants made fewer attempts to enter the Eurotunnel than in previous nights. Police counted several hundred bids to enter the premises of the Eurotunnel terminal in the French port city of Calais, down significantly from the roughly 2,300 attempts registered the night before.


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  • NY federal judge to hear U.S. football star Brady's appeal

    Thu, 11:03am

    NFL: New England Patriots-Training CampThe National Football League players union filed the petition in the midwestern state on Wednesday on behalf of Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback and four-time Super Bowl champion. The union wanted the case to be heard in Minnesota, where U.S. District Judge David Doty has a history of ruling in favor of players in labor cases against the NFL.


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  • Judge sets $1 million bond for Ohio officer charged in murder

    Thu, 10:48am

    University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing's body camera shows his handgun drawn in CincinnatiBy Steve Bittenbender CINCINNATI (Reuters) - A judge on Thursday set a bond of $1 million for a former University of Cincinnati campus police officer charged with the murder of an unarmed black man he had stopped for a missing license plate. Ray Tensing, 25, pleaded not guilty at the arraignment before Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Megan Shanahan in Cincinnati. Tensing was indicted on Wednesday on murder and voluntary manslaughter charges in the July 19 death of Samuel Dubose, 43, who was shot in the head during a traffic stop.


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  • Wreckage may be first trace of missing Flight MH370

    Thu, 9:20am

    French gendarmes and police inspect a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La ReunionInvestigators are treating debris found on an Indian Ocean island as a "major lead."


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Community Calendar

  • Introduction to Charcoal Drawing

    7/15/2015

    The SLC Arts Council will he holding an Introduction to Charcoal Drawing class with Laura Garnero on July 15th and 17th at 41 Elm Street (Old Snell Hall), Potsdam 2pm to 5pm.

    This course is an introduction to charcoal drawing. Students will use charcoal drawing materials to draw a variety of portraits and still life set ups. All students will be encouraged to push their individual style. By the end of the class students will have a better understanding of the materials and the principals of design.

    Price for the class is $57 for members and $72 for non-members. For more information, please visit slcartscouncil.org or call 315-265-6860.

     

     

  • American Legion Legacy Charity Ride

    7/11/2015

    American Legion Riders Chapter, sponsored by  Norfolk American Legion Post 925, will hold their 2nd American Legion Legacy Scholarship Charity Ride on Saturday, July 11, 2015. All proceeds collected will be donated to the National American Legacy Scholarship Fund. Registration will begin at 9am at the Norfolk  Post, St. Rt. 56, at the corner of East High St. and ride will depart at app. 11am. Plans are for a ride of app. 100 miles in length in St. Lawrence & possibly Franklin County locations with two or three stops during the ride. The Ride will return to Post 925 later in the afternoon where raffle tickets will be available and likely a poker hand, followed by a great meal at the Norfolk Post. 

    For more information call 315-328-4766

  • Ants Ants Everywhere Nature Day Camp

    7/14/2015

    Friends of the Robert Moses State Park Nature Center, Inc. Nature Day Camps for July 2015

    July 13th-17th Barnhart Beach 1-3 pm

    Tuesday July 14th: Ants Ants Everywhere

    Please bring a lunch and a drink. Long pants and sneakers should be brought for walks.

  • Art Market

    7/10/2015

    POTSDAM - Art Market - Meet local artists, view their work, buy directly from the artists. Free & open to the public. At Ives Park. Info, SLC Arts: 315-265-6860www.slcartscouncil.org.

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