DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia replaced its military chief of staff and other defense officials early this morning in a shake-up apparently aimed at overhauling its Defense Ministry during the stalemated and ruinous war in Yemen.
Comcast, the owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, has launched a bid for British pay TV broadcaster Sky that threatens to thwart the takeover ambitions of media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
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James Dean’s cherry-red jacket from “Rebel Without a Cause” is expected to bring up to $600,000 when it goes up for auction this week in Florida, offering fans a rare chance to own something linked to the actor who died at 24.
Bill Cosby’s 44-year-old daughter Ensa Cosby died in Massachusetts from kidney disease, a spokesman for the comedian said Monday.
Spokesman Andrew Wyatt did not immediately offer other details about her death on Friday.
“Please keep the Cosby family in your prayers and give them peace at this time,” he said.
WEST BATH — Karen A. (Furbish) Elliott, 75, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.
Karen was born in Waldoboro on July 28, 1942, a daughter of Dwight F. and Ruth Mae (Davis) Furbish.
TOPSHAM — John Sweek, 65, died peacefully on February 21, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital after a battle with dementia and a brief illness. He was born June 17, 1952 in Rockville Center, Long Island, NY, of John G.
Louise Arnold Berlin died on February 22, 2018 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Beloved wife of A. Jan Berlin, MD, theirs was a true partnership full of many passions including singing choral music, gardening, theater, concerts, skiing, bird watching, bicycling, sailing their sloop Aria, hiking, canoeing and more.
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I are 15 years apart in age. We have been together for six years, married a year and a half. He is my entire world, my best friend and soul mate.
Our town assessor in Brunswick is between a rock and a hard place. Cathleen Jamison believes that solar panels have value but there is no body of evidence as to how that value is determined. When it comes to solar panels on homes, the usual ways of determining value are: 1) Values based on local comparable sales; 2) Cost of acquisition and installation; 3) Income derived from the array.
KENNEBUNKPORT (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says its mission to inspect a tugboat that sunk off the coast of Maine last week is set to begin.
NORTHPORT (AP) — Maine firefighters say they responded to a house fire and had to return two more times to battle the flames before the fire was completely extinguished.
BOWDOINHAM — State Police say a Bowdoinham woman, seriously injured inside her home Monday, died overnight at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
The victim is 55-yearold Beulah "Mary" Sylvester, according to police.
A Massachusetts man charged with fatally stabbing a woman studying to become a doctor in a public library has a severe mental illness, his lawyer said Monday.
Jeffrey Yao, 23, was held without bail after not guilty pleas to charges including murder were entered on his behalf at his arraignment in Woburn District Court.
Several women who have lived through the painful procedure of genital mutilation urged lawmakers Monday to make the practice illegal in Maine.
Lawmakers listened to comments Monday about legislation that would make female genital mutilation a felony crime. It would be punishable by up to 30 years in prison under two proposed bills.