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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Updated at 2:43 PM

PARIS (AP) " Vacationers in the French Riviera city of Cannes have been banned from bringing big bags to the beach for security reasons in hopes of deterring a terrorist attack. Cannes Mayor David Lisnard says the restriction seeks to stop "bags that could contain explosives or weapons and allows police forces to intervene in a pragmatic way." Lisnard said Thursday that the ban on large backpacks, suitcases and other luggage would run until at least the end of October. His...

Updated at 2:39 PM

CAIRO (AP) " An Egyptian court has convicted the country's former top anti-corruption official of "spreading false news," sentencing him to a year in prison and a fine of 20,000 Egyptian pounds ($2,250) which, if paid along with an additional...

Updated at 2:33 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Latest on developments related to the Syrian war and international effort on the crisis (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Rights watchdog groups are warning the Syrian government that opening safe passages to civilians...

Updated at 1:20 PM

LONDON (AP) " If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk " just make sure you can spare at least an hour. Scientists analyzing data from more than 1 million people found that it takes about 60...

Updated at 12:42 PM

PARIS (AP) " French officials on Thursday identified the second man who attacked a Normandy church during morning Mass, saying he's a 19-year-old from eastern France who was spotted last month in Turkey as he supposedly headed to Syria " but who...

Updated at 12:39 PM

CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) " Pope Francis, visiting a shrine cherished by Poles, praised native son St. John Paul II on Thursday as a "meek and powerful" herald of mercy, and honored the countless "ordinary yet remarkable people" in Poland who held...

Updated at 12:30 PM

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) " He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be remembered for is the one he's making without a...

Updated at 12:24 PM

PENFIELD, N.Y. (AP) " Authorities say a man whose acid-disfigured body was found in the Finger Lakes region of New York was killed inside his home. Investigators say 50-year-old Craig Rideout was beaten and strangled in the basement of his...

Updated at 12:19 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Bradley Cooper's appearance at the Democratic National Convention has irked some conservative fans of the actor's portrayal of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper." Cooper was spotted by TV cameras Wednesday...

Updated at 11:59 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP) " A Chinese rocket re-entered the atmosphere near California late Wednesday night around the same time many people shared video on social media of a mysterious bright object streaking across the night sky. U.S. Strategic...

Updated at 11:48 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 7:30 a.m. Tim Kaine is mocking Donald Trump for being ignorant of "basic civics" and wrongly saying Kaine was a...

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