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Pa. woman says she bought newborn; real mom sought

PITTSBURGH - Police searched Friday for the mother of a newborn brought into a hospital by a woman they say first claimed she had given birth, then said she had paid $1,000 for the child.

August 02, 2008 | By JOE MANDAK Associated Press Writer | National


NYC gang used torture to rob rival drug dealers

NEW YORK - They bound their victims with duct tape, beat them and held guns to their heads. When that didn't work, the bandits applied pliers to their genitals and pressed hot irons to the soles of their feet. Sometimes they held victims' heads under water in a bathtub.

August 02, 2008 | By TOM HAYS Associated Press Writer | National


Latest LA wiretapping trial lacks the wiretaps

LOS ANGELES - A real-life Hollywood drama featuring sex, lies and tons of money, is missing one essential: a tape.

August 02, 2008 | By LINDA DEUTSCH AP Special Correspondent | National


Pope: All faiths must unite against those who use religion to justify violence

SYDNEY, Australia - Pope Benedict XVI told representatives of Islam and other faiths that they must unite to combat religion's role in ''sinister and indiscriminate'' violence.

August 02, 2008 | By ROHAN SULLIVAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Israel arrests 6 men over al-Qaida links

JERUSALEM - Israeli investigators have arrested six men suspected of trying to set up an al-Qaida-linked terror network, including one who wanted to shoot down President Bush's helicopter, the Shin Bet security service said Friday.

August 02, 2008 | By MATTI FRIEDMAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Tomato scare ending; fears linger for many people

WASHINGTON - The tomato scare may be over, but it has taken a toll - it's cost the industry an estimated $100 million and left millions of people with a new wariness about the safety of everyday foods.

August 02, 2008 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Writer | Washington


China to stop flights during Olympics opening

BEIJING - Airlines are being told to stay away from Beijing's airport during the opening ceremony of the Olympics and further scrutiny is being applied to foreign entertainers in the latest security moves ahead of next month's games.

August 02, 2008 | By HENRY SANDERSON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ask Dr. Gott 7/18

DEAR DR. GOTT: I have about 15 moles all over my body. They feel like sandpaper, itch and are different sizes. Two on my back were a deep black. They fell off, and the spots are flat and itch. The last time I went to a doctor was about four years ago. I told her I was tired all the time and that my ears turn beet red. Her answer was, "That's the price you pay for being a woman." Do you think I might have skin cancer?

August 01, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 7/18

DEAR ABBY: I am the father of a middle-aged, unmarried, well-educated daughter I'll call "Yvette." My problem is, whether we're together or talking on the phone, Yvette seems to find it difficult to converse with me.

August 01, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Oil tumbles for 3rd day following natural gas

NEW YORK - Oil prices fell sharply Thursday following two days of declines, dragged down further by a massive sell-off of natural gas.

August 01, 2008 | By ADAM SCHRECK AP Business Writer | National


Ashcroft: ’Not hard’ to reject interrogation memos

WASHINGTON - Former Attorney General John Ashcroft said Thursday ''it was not a hard decision'' to withdraw Justice Department legal opinions that approved the use of harsh interrogation methods which critics say amount to torture.

August 01, 2008 | By LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Automakers offer hybrids for NYC taxi fleet

NEW YORK - Three major auto manufacturers are promising to reserve 300 new hybrid vehicles each month exclusively for the city as it replaces its entire fleet of yellow cabs.

August 01, 2008 | By SARA KUGLER Associated Press Writer | National


US judge OKs first Guantanamo Bay detainee trial

WASHINGTON - The first war crimes trial at Guantanamo Bay can begin Monday, a federal judge ruled, saying civilian courts should let the military process play out as Congress intended.

August 01, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Cleveland Clinic taking kidneys through navel

CLEVELAND - Brad Kaster donated a kidney to his father this week, and he barely has a scar to show for it.

August 01, 2008 | By THOMAS J. SHEERAN Associated Press Writer | National


Wal-Mart highlights locally grown program in Okla.

TULSA, Okla. - Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, has pledged to buy more produce from local farmers as it kicked off a campaign to highlight the fruits and vegetables grown in Oklahoma and sold in its stores.

August 01, 2008 | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS Associated Press Writer | National


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A new Golden K Club at Southern Manor in Statesboro

At the Kiwanis Club of Statesboro's regular meeting Thursday, the Golden K Kiwanis Club of Southern Manor was chartered at Southern Manor Retirement Inn ...

August 28, 2016 | By ASHLEE HOOKS CORBIN acorbin@statesboroherald.com | Life


Nate Hirsch passes

Husband, father, grandfather and Hall of Fame announcer Nate Hirsch, the original "Voice of the Georgia Southern Eagles," passed away Sunday morning. Hirsch's family ...

August 28, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Two's a pear: Sweet and savory

My husband and I are blessed to have fruit-bearing trees in our backyard. On either end of the fence in the far corners of our ...

August 28, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: New steamships begin regular trips from Savannah to NY

Note: The following is part of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County.

August 28, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Stepparents should have authority over teens, too

Q: In a recent column, you advise that stepparents have complete disciplinary authority over all children who live in or visit the home, but do ...

August 28, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: We are entitled

Entitlements - you see and hear the word everywhere, mostly used by politicians and political pundits performing in print or on television. To them, it almost ...

August 28, 2016 | | Life


Aug. 28 - Audrea Michell Lambert Marks, age 33, passed away Aug. 23, 2016.

Audrea Michell Lambert Marks

August 27, 2016 | | Obituaries


Gators fall in home opener

August 27, 2016 | By RICHARD STUBBS Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360


Blue Devils sweep through Battle in the Boro

August 27, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Fowler leads by a stroke at Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Rickie Fowler is playing so well that he can't stop looking behind instead of considering the opportunity that lies ahead at ...

August 27, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Serena eyes major title No. 23

Despite everything that Serena Williams has won and done, her sense of self can still fluctuate based on the outcome of a particular match.

August 27, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United ...

August 27, 2016 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sea turtles shatter nesting records

SAVANNAH - Rare loggerhead sea turtles spent a busy summer laying eggs on beaches in Georgia and the Carolinas, where nest counts this year smashed previous ...

August 27, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Statesboro Herald Grocery Grab 2016

When he was selected as one of five finalists for the Statesboro Herald's third annual Grocery Grab, Stewart Bennett had advantages from the start ...

August 27, 2016 | From staff reports | Local




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