Titan, one of the four wild things I trapped at the Albany colony, was fixed Tuesday along with Flint, a black long hair teen male, and Juble, another short hair black kitty from same colony. I returned Flint and Juble yesterday. I figured Flint was a couple months too old to tame. But Titan went back to the bathroom,
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NEW YORK (AP) — Amid social, political and environmental tumult around the world, the Pantone Color Institute on Thursday plucked fresh and zesty "greenery" as the color of the year for 2017.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A nationwide strike in Greece against spending cuts disrupted public transport, state-run schools, ferries and national rail services and left public hospitals running with emergency staff.
CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian president defended on Thursday the tough economic measures undertaken by his government, saying there was no other alternative in the face of the country's deteriorating economy.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina police have killed a man they say stabbed a woman to death, then lunged at officers with a knife.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on the migrant situation in Europe (all times local):
MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Now, thousands of people in Indonesia's Aceh province have two horrifying stories to tell.
Lady Gaga is opening up further on her struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder in an open letter.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is starting legal action against Britain, Germany, Luxembourg and Spain for not imposing penalties against Volkswagen for using illegal software to hide vehicle emissions.
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — The man accused of firing an assault rifle inside a Washington restaurant said he regrets how he handled the situation but refused to completely dismiss the false online claims involving a child sex ring that brought…
GENEVA (AP) — The world's leading association of airlines is lowering its projection for record industry net profit this year, while predicting a 16 percent drop next year due to rising oil prices.
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys head coach Barry Switzer is making his case to be the new "secretary of offense."
BEIJING (AP) — Basketball legend Michael Jordan now owns his Chinese name, after China's highest court sided with him Thursday following a yearslong legal battle over a trademark dispute.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) _ Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) on Thursday reported a loss of $748 million in its fiscal third quarter.
PARIS (AP) — Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison in one of the biggest political scandals of President Francois Hollande's government.
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Hackers have targeted the website of Ghana's electoral commission ahead of the release of results from a narrowly contested presidential election.
TOKYO (AP) — The news media widely reported this week that Shinzo Abe will be the first Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor when he goes later this month — but he won't be.
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two pedestrians have been struck and killed by motorists in separate incidents in Portland.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's domestic intelligence agency says Russia is trying to destabilize German society and the state with propaganda campaigns and cyberattacks.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Eugene woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling over $200,000 from a nonprofit that promotes career and technical education programs for Oregon high school and community college students.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Saguaro National Park next month will increase its entry fee by 50 percent, with officials at the Tucson-area park saying the additional money will pay for deferred maintenance work.
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the man accused of firing an assault rifle inside a Washington restaurant while investigating an online hoax (all times local):
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Paul Elvstrom, a yachtsman who won four straight Olympic sailing gold medals between 1948 and 1960, has died, the Danish sports confederation said Thursday. He was 88.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities are searching for an escaped maximum-security inmate who's suspected of stabbing a police officer.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank is expected to extend its main stimulus program in an effort to secure economic growth and inflation in a region beset by political uncertainties.
MEDIAPOLIS — A Burlington man charged in the spring with a home invasion in Mediapolis faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday in Des Moines County District Court to first-degree theft.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish lawmaker has regretted saying migrants sailing to Europe should "be fired at" if they cross the continent's "territorial waters." He clarified his remarks to say "warning shots" should be fired instead.
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):
MOSCOW (AP) — An ex-foreign policy adviser of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is visiting Moscow to meet businessmen and politicians, a Russian state-owned news agency reported on Thursday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Islamic State group is calling for its followers to launch attacks in Bahrain, including those targeting American military personnel stationed on the tiny island.
ACCOMAC, Va. (AP) — Two classic American novels, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "To Kill a Mockingbird," will immediately return to public school library shelves in a Virginia county.
GUG, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani military helicopters on Thursday ferried remains of plane crash victims to the capital, Islamabad, as aviation authorities said they opened a probe into the crash that killed 47 passengers and crew the day before in…
MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Humanitarian organizations descended on Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday as the government promised tons of emergency aid and officials raced to assess the full extent of damage from an earthquake that killed more than 100 people.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The trucking industry scored a victory this week when Republican lawmakers effectively blocked Obama administration safety rules aimed at keeping tired truckers off the highway. But there's more coming down the road.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Air Canada Airlines says it will begin seasonal service to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport from Toronto Pearson International Airport on May 1.
MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on a magnitude-6.5 earthquake that hit Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday (all times local):
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — A hundred dollars can still go a long way in baseball.
BERLIN (AP) — Foreign ministers from the 57-nation Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe are meeting in Germany, which says the group is needed more than ever to bolster dialogue between east and west.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global shares rose on Thursday following upbeat trade data from China. Investors were looking ahead to a meeting of the European Central Bank later in the day.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine defense secretary said Thursday it's highly unlikely his country will allow the U.S. military to use it as a springboard for freedom of navigation patrols in the disputed South China Sea to avoid antagonizing…
PARIS (AP) — Facing its worse winter pollution in 10 years, Paris is sticking to controversial traffic measures.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A fun-loving computer science graduate and 21-year-old college roommates were among the 36 people killed when fire engulfed a dance party inside an Oakland warehouse.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament speaker said an airstrike targeting the Islamic State-held town of Qaim in western Iraq near the Syrian border killed and wounded "dozens" of civilians, and that he is holding the Iraqi government responsible.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It may seem odd for the governor of a lightly populated agricultural state to be chosen as U.S. ambassador to China, especially amid escalating talk of a trade war with the major U.S. trading partner.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials investigating a fire that killed 36 people during a party at an Oakland warehouse plan to bring in engineers to examine the building's electrical system, as they try to pinpoint the cause of a…
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Jose Bautista has long been booed whenever he's played in Baltimore. Now, the free agent slugger wants the Orioles to consider signing him, and the team isn't having any part of that.
MOSCOW (AP) — The lawyer for a Crimean journalist says his client has been charged with extremism for allegedly undermining Russia's territorial integrity, which could put him in prison for five years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is adding former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to his Cabinet as leader of the Small Business Administration.