Aug 24, 2016 - Wed
Streator, United States
sky is clear
sky is clear
3 m/s, WSW
761.31 mmHg

Local News



  • Italy earthquake kills at least 120, reduces towns to rubble
    AMATRICE, Italy (AP) -- Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. The death toll stood at 120, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the huge number of vacationers in the area for […]
  • Turkey in cross-border operation to free IS-held Syrian town
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- After a pre-dawn barrage of heavy artillery and airstrikes, Turkish tanks and special forces pushed into Syria on Wednesday in a U.S.-backed assault aiming to retake a border town from Islamic State militants and contain Kurdish expansion. It marked the NATO member's most significant military involvement so far in the Syria […]
  • As Trump tries minority outreach, many blacks unconvinced
    AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his message beyond arenas filled with white supporters and venture into the inner cities....
  • Militants attack American University in Afghanistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Militants attacked the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday, according to an Associated Press photographer who was in class at the time....
  • Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- After scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for Earth-like planets where life might exist, astronomers have found one right next door....
  • Documents: Soviets worried about detente after Nixon quit
    YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) -- The CIA is releasing 2,500 newly declassified intelligence briefs provided to President Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford....

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