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A 41-year-old woman was charged with careless driving after the lumber truck she was driving rolled over on County Road 9 early Friday morning west of Creemore in Clearview Township. MARK KINNEY OPP PHOTO

Lumber truck driver charged

CLEARVIEW TWP. - A section of highway west of Creemore was closed for nearly nine hours after a lumber truck rolled over early Friday morning sending its driver to hospital with minor injuries.

Israeli APCs drive near the Israeli border with Gaza as the come out of the Gaza Strip July 25, 2014. (REUTERS/Nir Elias)

Israel rejects ceasefire plan

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional leaders to nail down a Gaza ceasefire on Friday as the civilian death toll soared, and further violence loomed between Israelis and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.

Eric Garner, right, is pictured in a video clip posted on the New York Daily News website. The image shows Garner just before he was tackled to the ground by New York police officers when they attempted to take him into custody. (nydailynews.com screengrab)

Federal probe sought in chokehold arrest death

The widow and other relatives of Eric Garner, who died last week soon after a New York police officer put him in a choke hold, met with federal prosecutors on Friday to ask for a civil-rights investigation.

A man takes a picture of the crash site of the Air Algerie flight AH5017 near the northern Mali town of Gossi, July 24, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer)

Air Algerie plane likely hit bad weather

PARIS – Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African state of Mali that killed all 116 people on board, French officials said on Friday.