Police: Ohio Driver’s Bible Booklet Stops Bullet

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio were seeking three men Tuesday in the shooting of a transit bus driver they say survived with the apparent help of a biblical booklet in his shirt pocket. The Regional Transit Authority bus driver told police Monday he was standing...
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Arizona governor heads home amid furor over bill

FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer speaks during her State of the State address at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. The Republican governor faced intensifying pressure Tuesday from CEOs, politicians in Washington and state lawmakers in her own...
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Stocks see-saw as investors weigh earnings

Trader Gregory Rowe, center, works at the post of specialist Joseph Mastrolia, left, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. U.S. stocks are inching higher in early trading, putting the Standard & Poor’s 500 index on track for its third...

Spain’s Repsol accepts $5B for Argentine unit

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Repsol energy firm says its board has accepted a $5 billion (3.6 billion euro) offer from Argentina as compensation for the South American country’s seizure of the company’s YPF petroleum division. The approval marks the end of a...
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Judge sets Mexican trial for ‘El Chapo’ in motion

In this image released by Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is photographed against a wall after his arrest in the Pacific resort city of Mazatlan, Mexico. An operation through the western Mexican state...
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Meyers’ ratings top Fallon’s ‘Late Night’ debut

This Feb. 24, 2014 image released by NBC shows host Seth Meyers during the premiere of his new late night talk show, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” in New York. (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer) This Feb. 24, 2014 image released by NBC shows host Seth Meyers during the...
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Collins gets positive feedback upon return to NBA

Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins comes into the game for the first time during the first half of an NBA basketball against the Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins comes into the game for the...
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Pro-Russian rally in Crimea decries Kiev ‘bandits’

A Russian armored personnel carrier is driven on a street in Sevastopol, Ukraine’s Black Sea Port that hosts a major Russian navy base Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. Tensions were building up in the Crimea, where ethnic Russians who make the majority of the local population are...

‘El Chapo’ could stay strong inside Mexican prison

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman appears Tuesday before a judge virtually certain to keep him for the immediate future in Mexico, where authorities say there is no chance of escaping his cell in the nation’s highest-security...

McConnell sees no hope for tax overhaul this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says he sees no hope for enactment of tax overhaul legislation this year, and blames the Democrats for trying to use the issue to raise revenue by $1 trillion. The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday the object of...