Survey: China manufacturing shrinks for 4th month

HONG KONG (AP) — Factory activity in China shrank for the fourth straight month in April, though the decline was slightly slower, a survey on Wednesday said, in a possible sign the slowdown in the world’s No. 2 economy is stabilizing. The preliminary version of...

Judge Denies Ex-Ohio Lawmaker Early Prison Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has denied a former Ohio lawmaker’s request for early release from prison, saying he agreed to serve three years. Under a plea deal, former state Rep. Clayton Luckie of Dayton was sentenced in January 2013 to the three-year prison term after...

Ohio Sheriff Defends Officers’ Actions In Standoff

SOUTH LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says deputies were repeatedly threatened by an armed man who barricaded himself inside a southwest Ohio home before officers fatally shot him. Warren County Sheriff Larry Sims told reporters Tuesday that 56-year-old Gary Cook had been drinking...

Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

AAA Apr. 22, 2014 10:49 PM ETRangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead New York Rangers’ Derek Stepan, right, gets the puck past Philadelphia Flyers’ Ray Emery, left, for a goal during the first period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series,...

Survey: China manufacturing shrinks again in April

HONG KONG (AP) — An early survey says factory activity in China shrank at a slightly slower rate in April. The report on the country’s massive manufacturing sector is a possible sign that the slowdown in the world’s No. 2 economy is stabilizing. The...

Survey: China manufacturing shrinks again in April

HONG KONG (AP) — An early survey says factory activity in China shrank at a slightly slower rate in April. The report on the country’s massive manufacturing sector is a possible sign that the slowdown in the world’s No. 2 economy is stabilizing. The...
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DeRozan scores 30 as Raptors beat Nets 100-95

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan, left, drives over Brooklyn Nets forward Andray Blatche to score during the second half of Game 2 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette) Toronto...
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Pacers rally past Hawks 101-85 to even series

Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel calls a play during the first half in Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel calls a play...
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Canadiens sweep Lightning after 4-3 win

Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) celebrates with teammates Michael Bournival (49) and Tomas Plekanec (14) after scoring the third goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during second period National Hockey League Stanley Cup playoff action on Tuesday, April 22,...
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Pujols’ 500th HR helps Angels beat Nationals 7-2

Los Angeles Angels Albert Pujols connects for a two-run homer against Washington Nationals Taylor Jordan in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. This was Pujols 500th career home run. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Los Angeles Angels...