KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
Malaysia’s former authoritarian ruler Mahathir Mohamad, who in a stunning political comeback led opposition parties to their first election victory in six decades, said today they have a clear mandate to form a government and insisted he should be immediately confirmed as prime minister.
Britain acknowledged today that its intelligence agents played a role in the kidnapping and torture of an opponent of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and the man’s wife — a rare admission of wrongdoing by British spies.
IOWA CITY, Iowa
A top aide to Gov. Kim Reynolds took a management job with tech giant Apple months after helping promote a $208 million incentive package for the company’s planned Iowa data center as a good deal for taxpayers.
BRUNSWICK — Maryann Donlon Anglim, 68, died Friday, May 4, 2018 at home with her family by her side after a two year battle with cancer.
BRUNSWICK — Thomas C. O’Brien, 73, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018, at the Freeport Nursing Home with his family by his side.
He was born in Illinois on January 18, 1945, the son of Eugene and Doris O’Brien.
Tom enjoyed being a member of the Mason’s Village Lodge #26 in Bowdoinham.
LISBON FALLS — Keith G. Yeaton, 76, of Lisbon Falls, peacefully passed away at his home on Sunday, May 6, 2018, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Isleboro, ME, on June 17, 1941, a son of the late Clyde and Gwendolyn (Clements) Yeaton.
At the young age of 7, he and his family moved to Bath where they would reside and Keith would continue his schooling.
DEAR ABBY: Our daughter turns 5 soon, and my wife still breast feeds her to bed every night and wakes her a few times a night for more breastfeeding.
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md.
Staging a made-for-TV, still-of-the-night arrival ceremony, President Donald Trump welcomed home three Americans freed by North Korea and declared their release a sign of promise toward his goal of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.
Three judges have ordered the Trump administration to continue a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Now, a lawsuit filed last week in Texas seeks to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and may create a legal clash that could speed the issue’s path to the Supreme Court.
The House is moving to approve an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers.
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano could soon send boulders and ash shooting out of its summit crater in the kind of explosive eruption last displayed nearly a century ago.
Here it is. It being the increasing evidence that seasonal warmth has indeed arrived. Winter's now definitely gone. Spring's officially well underway and a summer-like 85 degree temp has already, if abruptly, given a tantalizing preview of what's to come.
That renowned 20th Century sage and philosopher Satchel Paige once offered this bit of advice: “Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.”