JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence reiterated to Israeli leaders today that the Trump administration plans to pull out of the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal unless the pact is amended.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many of them fitted with bump stocks that ena
KASUR, Pakistan (AP) — The brutal rape and killing of Zainab Ansari, a 7-year-old girl whose body was left in a garbage dump, has unleashed a wave of revulsion around Pakistan, revealing a string of child abductions and killings by a suspected serial predator and generating outrage at a culture of silence surrounding sexual abuse.
Kevin G. Spine, 55, of Freeport, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital after a year long battle with lung disease.
Predeceased by his parents, George and Theresa, of Topsham, survived by his sister, Rose of Florida, his girlfriend Joy, also of Freeport, three children, and several loved ones and friends.
TOPSHAM — Rodney Frank Clark, age 85, of the Tedford Road, died peacefully with his family at his side, on January 19, 2018 at Maine VA Health Care System in Togus.
He was born August 17, 1932, the son of Frank and Mildred Clark.
Neil Diamond is retiring from touring after he says he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
Days shy of his 77th birthday, the rock legend is canceling his tour dates in Australia and New Zealand for March. He was on his 50th anniversary tour.
HALLOWELL — Mary E. Young Wing Pinney Stanford Bourque, age 95, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at the Alfond Center for Health in Augusta following a brief illness. She was born in Bath, Maine, on January 4, 1923, the daughter of the late Morton F. and Elizabeth (Hayes) Young.
Mary was a graduate of Morse High School in Bath.
Bill Cosby performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, joking that he “used to be a comedian” and playing with a jazz band in his hometown as a retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case.
WOOLWICH — Casey David Rattleff, 20, of Stonebridge Lane, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord on January 14, 2018.
Casey was the son of Corey Rattleff and Tracy Deion Rattleff, born on October 20, 1997, in Brunswick.
FREEPORT — Robert (Bob) V. Toothaker III, age 43, of Freeport, Maine, died unexpectedly on January 13, 2018, of natural causes.
Born to Angelina and Robert Toothaker Jr. in Brunswick on December 19, 1974, he was elected to the Freeport School Board right out of high school at age 18.
BATH — Frances “Frannie” Elizabeth Callan Rogers, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend left for heaven on Fri., Jan, 19th, 2018. She was 90 years old.
DEAR ABBY: I am a 37-year-old divorced mom of two. I have recently gotten into relationships with two completely different men. One of them, “Steve,” has the life I have always wanted, and he says he loves me more than life itself.
When it came to a recent column about President Donald Trump’s preference for “executive time” that includes a healthy dose of cable news viewing and unhinged tweeting, the reader wasn’t in the mood to hold back.
Two longs and a short was our party line phone ring when I was a child.
In 1368, China’s Ming dynasty, which lasted nearly three centuries, began as Zhu Yuanzhang was formally acclaimed emperor following the collapse of the Yuan dynasty.
In 1516, King Ferdinand II of Aragon, who with his late queen consort, Isabella of Castile, sponsored the first voyage of Christopher Columbus in 1492, died in Madrigalejo, Spain.