BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Russian leader Vladimir Putin says President Barack Obama's decision to skip a regional summit in Indonesia is "justified" as he tries to end a government shutdown that could rock the world's top economy.
Putin told a CEO conference Monday on the summit's sidelines, "If I were him I would not have come as well. Any leader of a state would have done the same."
For Obama, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting has become a missed opportunity to underline renewed U.S. attention to Asia as a counterbalance to China's increased economic and military clout. The budget impasse forced Obama to stay home.
Putin, who is often at odds with Obama on foreign policy and other issues, says he hopes the U.S. "will recover from this crisis asap."
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The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor trailer crashed on Route 39, in the Town of Eagle.
One letter was about the violent altercation between Jim Ying and another employee, and in the other letter Ying described why the restaurant is closing.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
Four brothers were playing Thursday morning in Cattaraugus County, when an eight-year-old boy was struck by gunfire.