Style, Stances Of Ohio’s GOP Governor Evolving

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) seemed at first to relish the idea he’d be a one-term governor. If making government changes he viewed as painful but necessary alienated partisans, lobbyists, unions and voters, it would be worth it. More...
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‘Gravity’ named best British film at UK awards

AP Photo/Joel Ryan LONDON (AP) — Space thriller “Gravity” was named best British movie at the British Academy Film Awards Sunday, taking the first trophy of the night. The special-effects extravaganza also scooped up early prizes for sound and music. Made in the...
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South Africa: illegal miners refuse to be rescued

A trapped illegal miner at a disused gold mine shaft near, Benoni, South Africa, is bought to the surface Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. Debris trapped a group of miners who were working illegally in an abandoned mine in South Africa, but rescue workers cleared the mine shaft entrance...
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Obama: Anti-gay bill step backward for Ugandans

FILE – In this Wednesday, July 11, 2012 file photo, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni speaks during the London Summit on Family Planning in central London. President Barack Obama says in a statement provided Sunday, Feb. 15, 2014 that pending steps by Uganda to further...

Lebanese presidential palace alters handout photo

BEIRUT (AP) — A government-produced picture of Lebanese officials posing with members of the new cabinet was altered to include a picture of the speaker of parliament who wasn’t actually there, an official with the presidential palace has acknowledged. The photo...
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Renzi may be asked Monday to form new Italy gov’t

Democratic Party leader Matteo Renzi, a Fiorentina supporter, left, greets Florence deputy mayor Dario Nardella as he arrives for a Serie A soccer match between Fiorentina and Inter Milan at the Artemio Franchi stadium in Florence, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Italy’s...
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Renzi may be asked Monday to form new Italy gov’t

Democratic Party leader Matteo Renzi, a Fiorentina supporter, left, greets Florence deputy mayor Dario Nardella as he arrives for a Serie A soccer match between Fiorentina and Inter Milan at the Artemio Franchi stadium in Florence, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Italy’s...
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Renzi may be asked Monday to form new Italy gov’t

Democratic Party leader Matteo Renzi, a Fiorentina supporter, left, greets Florence deputy mayor Dario Nardella as he arrives for a Serie A soccer match between Fiorentina and Inter Milan at the Artemio Franchi stadium in Florence, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Italy’s...

Spanish man enters comatose state after pot cake

MADRID (AP) — A university student in Spain’s capital went into a comatose state early Sunday after he ate a birthday cake baked with marijuana, while nine others were also hospitalized, officials said. The comatose man wasn’t responding to stimulus when...
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Dutch speedskaters whippin’ the world in Sochi

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky SOCHI, Russia (AP) — They stepped onto the podium, one after another, teammates and friends, all decked out in the same uniform. And if there had been room for one more, she would’ve been wearing orange, too. The Dutch, you see, are just...