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Tanaka wins debut, Yankees beat Blue Jays 7-3

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka of Japan makes his major league debut as he pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays during first inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Nathan Denette) New York Yankees starting...
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Tanaka wins debut, Yankees beat Blue Jays 7-3

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka of Japan makes his major league debut as he pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays during first inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Nathan Denette) New York Yankees starting...

Stern on ‘Late Show’ job: ‘My plate is full’

NEW YORK (AP) — Howard Stern is just one of the names industry spectators are floating around as a possible replacement for David Letterman. At least for now, however, the longtime radio personality says his plate’s already full. Stern addressed the late-night TV...
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Afghans defy rain, fears of violence to vote

In this photo taken on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, female supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai listen to his speech during a campaign rally in Kabul, Afghanistan. Two Afghan women shrouded in black emerged from the campaign rally with bundles of sticks _...

PG Jackson Making Name For Himself At Wisconsin

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Wisconsin point guard Traevon Jackson has one up on his famous father when it comes to accomplishments on the basketball court. Jim Jackson was a two-time All-American at Ohio State, but never played in the Final Four. He’ll be watching Saturday...

US Rig Count Up 9 To 1,818

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by nine this week to 1,818. The Houston firm said in its weekly report Friday that 1,498 rigs were exploring for oil and 316 for gas. Four were...

Jackets Likely To Lose Foligno For Last 6 Games

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nick Foligno may miss the final six games of the regular season with a lower-body injury, leaving the Columbus Blue Jackets without one of their leaders in the thick of a playoff race. Foligno has 18 goals, 21 assists and a plus-5 rating in 70 games. He was...

Sherwin-Williams Ends Deal For Comex’s Mexico Unit

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sherwin-Williams Co. said Friday that it is ending its plans to buy the Mexico business of paints and coatings company Consorcio Comex. The Cleveland-based paint company had agreed in 2012 to buy Consorcio Comex in a deal valued at $2.34 billion, including debt,...

Plain Dealer Newspaper Editor Named To New Post

CLEVELAND (AP) — The editor of The Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland has been appointed to a new position with Advance Local. Debra Adams Simmons announced Friday she will become vice president of news development for Advance Local, which is part of Advance Publications Inc.,...

Ohio Newspaper Sues As Staffers Detained At Plant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio newspaper has filed a federal lawsuit against the government after a reporter and a photographer were detained and had cameras confiscated at a tank plant. The lawsuit was filed Friday in Toledo by The Blade newspaper, reporter Tyrel Linkhorn and...