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The United Nations’ Yugoslav war crimes tribunal convicted Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic on Wednesday of genocide and crimes against humanity, and sentenced him to life in prison for atrocities during Bosnia’s 1992-1995 war.
Zimbabwe’s recently fired vice president was set to return on Wednesday to be sworn in as the country’s new leader, after Robert Mugabe announced his stunning resignation during impeachment proceedings against him.
BRUNSWICK — John Joseph “Sonny” Engerski, age 88, of Jordan Avenue, died on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at his residence. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s the Baptist Church-All Saint’s Parish, 39 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Interment will follow in St. John’s Cemetery in Brunswick.
Indonesia’s military and police continue to perform abusive virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity, an international human rights group said today.
RICHMOND — On November 18, 2017, David H. Lothridge, 73, decided it was time to take his final nap and watch peacefully over Knights Pond Camp where he, his wife Karen, his brother Gary and his sister Lauralei Collier would spend much of their time playing cribbage and relaxing.
BOWDOINHAM — Kayla N. Seigars, 30, of the Post Road, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Maine Medical Center, Portland. She was born on November 1, 1987, in Brunswick, the daughter of Andy Desjardins and Deborah Seigars.
BRUNSWICK — Susan Mary Berberich, age 70, died at her home Sunday morning, November 19, 2017.
Loving matriarch of the passionate Mexican?American Jones family spanning four generations and two coasts, Leonor Jones died peacefully in her Maine home on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Jones was 90.
Your recent op-ed, “Non-Profit Means Big Savings,” (Nov.
Ranked-choice voting supporters are embarking on a referendum do-over, seeking enough signatures for a vote to nullify a legislative delay and implement the system for the June primary elections.
Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said.
Popham Beach is a one of a kind treasure enjoyed by many coming from far and wide to one of Maine's best displays of its 3,478 miles of jagged coastline, as well as those that live nearby and well appreciate that as far as Maine beaches go there's none finer.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The National Park Service is giving people more time to weigh in on a proposed fee increase at 17 of its most popular parks.
Visitors would be charged $70 per vehicle, up from the current $30 fee, during the five busiest months of the year. At others, the hike is from $25 to $70.
This week, families across our state will gather to share turkey and stuffing and ( hopefully) a Maine blueberry pie — but we all know the food won’t be the star of the show. No, what makes Thanksgiving truly special are the people gathered around the table, and the opportunity this day gives each of us reflect upon the things we are thankful for.
GREENE (AP) — State police say a funeral home employee transporting a body was killed when his van was hit from behind by a sport utility vehicle.
Police say the crash killed 59-year-old Richard Charest of Winthrop. It happened on Route 202 in Greene on Monday evening.
OGUNQUIT (AP) — A former town manager in Maine is headed for trial on charges that he collected illegitimate parking fees.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine officials say the number of pedestrians struck and killed by vehicles in 2017 is poised to be the highest in more than 10 years.
AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine Association of Realtors says sales of single-family existing homes increased by a little more than 8 percent in October 2017 compared to a year earlier.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine wildlife officials are encouraging hunters in the state to consider donating game meat to the hungry as Thanksgiving nears.