• York Weekend Best of August 2014 - 08/01/2014 12:03 AM EDT
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    Landslide blocks mountain river; 6 people die

    08/02/2014 12:23 AM EDT
    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police say a massive landslide has blocked a mountain river in northern Nepal and caused the water to form a lake that threatens to burst and sweep several villages. 
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    Puerto Rico braces for rain from tropical storm
    08/02/2014 12:07 AM EDT - SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha spun toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic early Saturday after dumping heavy rain across the eastern Caribbean and causing several power outages in the region. Full Story

    Car factory blast in China kills more than 40
    08/01/2014 11:56 PM EDT - BEIJING (AP) — An explosion at an automotive parts factory in eastern China on Saturday morning killed between 40 and 65 people, state media reported. Full Story

    70 kidnapped migrants rescued in northern Mexico
    08/01/2014 07:34 PM EDT - MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico say security forces have rescued 70 migrants who had been kidnapped and were being held at a house inside a gated community in the coastal city of Madero. Full Story

    Moody's upgrades Greece's credit rating
    08/01/2014 06:06 PM EDT - ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Moody's ratings agency late Friday upgraded Greece's government bond rating, predicting a gradual decline of its massive national debt. Full Story

    Moody's upgrades Greece's credit rating, sees gradual decline in national debt
    08/01/2014 05:09 PM EDT - ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Moody's upgrades Greece's credit rating, sees gradual decline in national debt. Full Story

    China bladder trade sending porpoise to extinction
    08/01/2014 06:10 PM EDT - MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gillnet fishing in the upper Sea of Cortez has pushed the vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise, to the brink of extinction, according to an environmental report published Friday which states fewer than 100 of them are believed left. Full Story

    A look at Israeli soldiers who have been captured
    08/01/2014 03:54 PM EDT - JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officer Hadar Goldin, a 23-year-old second lieutenant from the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba, was apparently captured on Friday in the mayhem that followed a surprise attack on Israeli troops by militants in the Gaza Strip. Full Story

    Remains of Air Algerie crash victims now in Paris
    08/01/2014 02:56 PM EDT - PARIS (AP) — France's foreign and transport ministries say the first traces of passenger remains from the site where the Air Algerie plane went down in Mali last month have been brought to Paris for identification. Full Story

    Uruguayan pot marketplace may go up in smoke
    08/01/2014 04:41 PM EDT - MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's plan to create the world's first national, government-regulated marketplace for legal pot may be going up in smoke. Full Story

    Otter attacks swimmers in Washington river

    SEATTLE (AP) — State and federal wildlife agents are trying to trap the otter that attacked a boy and his grandmother as they were swimming in the Pilchuck River about 30 miles northeast of Seattle. Full Story
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    Food in Jars: Pickles how you like 'em

    One of my family's favorite snacks has always been pickles. At every family gathering, there's a tray out with several different kinds of pickles, from sweet to spicy to dilled. Full Story
    Correction: Obit-James Garner story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story July 20 about the death of TV legend James Garner, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the actor was "found dead. Full Story