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Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Attempt to call jet may alter search area Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airline officials on the ground tried repeatedly to call the crew of the Boeing 777 using a satellite phone that might have left clues to the jet’s flight path. Now an analysis of those failed attempts to reach Flight 370 could alter the … 0

Russian forces cross border, seize towns, Ukraine says

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Russian soldiers, tanks and heavy artillery began rolling into southeastern Ukraine in earnest yesterday, the Ukrainian government said, as well-armed detachments captured key towns, burned … 1

Pakistan army to mediate between PM, protesters

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Pakistan’s powerful military returned to the political arena yesterday, agreeing to mediate between the government and protesters who have camped out in the capital for … 0

Above downtown streets, Concord committee is trying to make development add up

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

It all comes back to the numbers. That refrain set the tone for last night’s meeting of the upper-floor redevelopment committee, which is studying development in the upper stories of downtown Concord and Penacook. Convened this year by Mayor Jim Bouley, the committee asked property owners last night … 13

Attorney general won’t probe GOP finance complaint against Hassan

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The state attorney general’s office said it won’t investigate a Republican Party claim of an improper campaign donation to Gov. Maggie Hassan because the complaint contains no factual allegation that any laws were broken. Republicans on Tuesday said the EMILY’s List political action committee donated $25,000 to Hassan … 1

Cape Wind opponents file federal appeal in lawsuit

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A Cape Cod town and other local opponents of the Cape Wind energy project are seeking another chance to block the long-planned $2.6 billion offshore facility. The town of Barnstable, Mass., the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound and local businesses and residents filed a legal brief with the … 0

Boston suspect’s sister charged in bomb threat

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s sister has been accused of threatening to bomb a New York City woman and has been arrested. The police said Ailina Tsarnaeva made the threat via telephone Monday and turned herself in yesterday. She’s charged with aggravated harassment. The police said the … 0

Anti-Shaheen ads pulled from air

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A super PAC’s negative ads against U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen were pulled from the air yesterday after her attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot. Ending Spending Action Fund, a conservative outside group, claimed in ads that “Shaheen’s wealth has surged while in public office.” Her financial disclosure forms … 0

Committee to address synthetic marijuana holds first meeting

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A recent spike in overdoses across the state has heightened the urgency of the task before a committee charged with addressing synthetic marijuana, said state Sen. Molly Kelly of Keene, who worked this spring to create the committee, which met for the first time yesterday. The committee was … 0

Long-delayed school postpones opening date

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The new elementary school has been constructed in Unity, New Hampshire, but the starting date for students has been postponed to give teachers more time to set up their classrooms. After many delays, the first day of school … 0

Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The accidental shooting death of a firing range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child … 5

In 30 states, a child can still legally own a rifle or shotgun

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

In the wake of the accidental death of a gun instructor in Arizona, many are likely asking how a 9-year old was allowed to hold and fire an automatic weapon. But gun laws in the United States – specifically those concerning minimum legal age requirements for gun possession … 4

Mom: captured son ‘honorable’ U.S. journalist

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

An American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants wanted to tell the world through his writing about oppressed people in the Middle East, his mother said in a video released yesterday. Steven Sotloff, … 0