MOSCOW | Lawyer: hunger-striking Ukraine filmmaker increasingly frail

MOSCOW — A Ukrainian filmmaker on hunger strike in a Russian prison has become increasingly frail and his condition has worsened considerably, his lawyer and his sister said. Wednesday marks the 87th day that Oleg Sentsov has been refusing food. Sentsov is demanding that he and 64 other Ukrainians imprisoned in Russia whom he calls … Continue reading MOSCOW | Lawyer: hunger-striking Ukraine filmmaker increasingly frail

Wisconsin News: Racine Woman, Kathleen A. Fetek Indicted for Defrauding Beneficiaries of Estates Being Administered by her Father’s Law Firm

Racine, Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger has announced that a federal grand jury has indicted Kathleen A. Fetek (age 55) for executing a scheme to defraud beneficiaries of estates being handled by Fetek Law Offices, S.C., a firm that had been operated by Fetek’s father in Racine, Wisconsin. The indictment alleges that … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Racine Woman, Kathleen A. Fetek Indicted for Defrauding Beneficiaries of Estates Being Administered by her Father’s Law Firm

Wisconsin News: Green Bay Man, Damien D. Gambrell Sentenced to Prison for Drug Dealing and Sex Trafficking

Green Bay, Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced that Damien D. Gambrell (age: 37) of Green Bay, Wisconsin, was sentenced on August 3, 2018 in federal court in Green Bay for conspiracy to distribute heroin and enticement of another to travel in interstate commerce to engage in a prostitution act.  Chief United … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Green Bay Man, Damien D. Gambrell Sentenced to Prison for Drug Dealing and Sex Trafficking

NEW YORK | Bill Clinton’s debut novel is a million seller

NEW YORK — Bill Clinton is a now a million-selling novelist. “The President is Missing,” a thriller co-written with James Patterson, has more than 1 million sales in North America alone. The book’s co-publishers, Alfred A. Knopf and Little Brown and Co., announced the sales figures Wednesday. The novel was released June 4 and has … Continue reading NEW YORK | Bill Clinton’s debut novel is a million seller

LOS ANGELES | Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher expecting their second child

LOS ANGELES — Carrie Underwood says her family is adding “another fish to our pond.” The 35-year-old singer announced on Instagram on Wednesday that she and her husband, Mike Fisher, are expecting their second child. She says they are “absolutely over the moon.” Underwood and Fisher, a former NHL player for Ottawa and Nashville, have … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher expecting their second child

WESTERVILLE, Ohio | Photo finish: Ohio, Kansas elections too close to call

WESTERVILLE, Ohio— Two high-stakes elections that tested President Donald Trump’s clout and cost both parties millions of dollars were too close to call early Wednesday. Trump claimed victory in one nevertheless. In battleground Ohio, the president took credit for Republican Troy Balderson’s performance, calling it “a great victory,” even though the contest could be headed … Continue reading WESTERVILLE, Ohio | Photo finish: Ohio, Kansas elections too close to call

LISBON, Portugal | The Latest: Greek fires death toll stands at 92

LISBON, Portugal  — The Latest on hot weather and wildfires in Europe (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Greece’s fire department says the death toll from the country’s deadliest forest fire in decades currently stands at 92, including two unidentified bodies which have not been claimed by relatives. The July 23 fire swept through a seaside … Continue reading LISBON, Portugal | The Latest: Greek fires death toll stands at 92

WISCONSIN | DNR to host public hearing on draft Wisconsin River Basin water quality improvement study

MADISON, WI– Work to improve the water quality of the Wisconsin River Basin will soon take another step forward when the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources begins accepting public comments on a draft study. The draft Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Study will provide a strategic framework and prioritize resources for water quality improvement in … Continue reading WISCONSIN | DNR to host public hearing on draft Wisconsin River Basin water quality improvement study