US reviews Ugandan relations after anti-gay law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the United States is reviewing its relationship with Uganda because of the African nation’s new anti-gay law. Uganda’s president signed a bill into law Monday that punishes gay sex with up to life in prison. He said the...

Obama to act on Keystone in ‘a couple of months’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors are quoting President Barack Obama as saying he expects to decide on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline in the next couple of months. Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman, a Republican who supports the pipeline, said Obama was asked about Keystone...
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VIDEO: A look at Central Auditorium’s legacy

A brief look at the role Central Auditorium has played in Findlay’s arts culture throughout history. [Video from Marathon Performing Arts Center]
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Muslims seek refuge in C. African Republic church

In this photo taken on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, Muslim men, left, seeking refuge in a Catholic church, look on as a Catholic church service takes place in Carnot a town 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the Cameroonian border, in, Central African Republic. The Christian militiamen...
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Ukraine’s turmoil brings tough challenge to Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych at the Olympic reception hosted by the Russian President in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service) Russian President...

White House: Yanukovych not actively Ukraine head

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the whereabouts of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych (yah-noo-KOH’-vich) have not been confirmed and says Yanukovych is not, quote, “actively leading the country.” White House spokesman Jay Carney says the Obama...

Samsung unveils phone with heart-rate monitor

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Samsung’s new smartphone will have a built-in heart rate monitor as the Korean electronics company tries to turn its devices into lifestyle products. The Galaxy S5 also has a larger screen than its predecessor, at 5.1 inches (12.95 cm),...

MLB collision rule leaves open exceptions

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home plate collisions but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner’s direct path to home plate. A new rule, 7.13, was adopted by MLB and the players’...

County roadways expensive to keep clear this winter

It has taken about 400 tons more of salt and thousands of dollars more in overtime to keep Hancock County’s roadways clear of snow and ice this winter, when compared to last year. County Engineer Christopher Long said about 1,900 tons of salt was left over from last year, and his...
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‘Ghostbuster’ writer, actor Harold Ramis dies

AAA Feb. 24, 2014 2:17 PM ET‘Ghostbuster’ writer, actor Harold Ramis dies FILE – In this Dec. 12, 2009 file photo, actor and director Harold Ramis walks the Red Carpet as he arrives to celebrate The Second City’s 50th anniversary in Chicago. An attorney...