November Trial Set For Ohio Lawmaker In Fraud Case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge set a Nov. 17 trial date for a southwestern Ohio lawmaker charged with fraud and theft for allegedly misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain. The new date was set during a hearing Thursday for...

Manufacturers see better times for economy, jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — Big companies are finally starting to spend money, and that could mean a better economy and more jobs. Industrial companies such as General Electric, Honeywell and Caterpillar make expensive equipment that other companies need to buy to grow their...
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‘Horror,’ UN Sec. Council says at S Sudan massacre

EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT In this image taken from video dead bodies lie on the road near Bentiu South Sudan on Sunday April 20, 2014. U.N.’s top humanitarian official in south Sudan Toby Lanzer told The Associated Press in a phone interview Tuesday April 23, 2014, that the...
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First lady gets resume from girl with jobless dad

First lady Michelle Obama answers questions during the White House’s annual “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day,” Thursday, April 24, 2014, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) First lady Michelle Obama answers questions...
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NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

In this photo taken on Friday, April 18, 2014, Guy Relford, an attorney specializing in gun rights, poses outside his law office in Carmel, Ind. Redford is also the owner and instructor at Tactical Firearms Training teaching firearm safety as well as a comprehensive Indiana gun...
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‘Recovered’ Banksy works on display ahead of sale

A restored wall graffiti artwork by famed street artist Banksy, is put on display to the public, Thursday April 24, 2014, in London. The artworks are taken from street walls, restored and presented for sale, valued at up to 1 million pounds (US $1.68 million). Seven pieces of...
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Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers

FILE – In this Aug. 28, 2013 file photo, a horse-drawn carriage stands in front of the Peace Palace, seat of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands that was used for...
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Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

A Palestinian security official prevents bystanders from accessing the site of an Israeli airstrike on motorcycle in Beit Lahiya, in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Medical official Ashraf al-Kidreh says the airstrike targeted two men riding a motorcycle, but...

Ohio Winter Takes Toll On Honeybees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State agriculture officials say Ohio beekeepers lost 50 to 80 percent of their honeybees over the harsh winter, threatening the farming industry. Honeybees have also faced increasing numbers of diseases, pests and pesticides that have thinned colonies in...

GOP senators attack Obama deportations review

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators accused President Barack Obama Thursday of displaying “an astonishing disregard for the Constitution, the rule of law and the rights of American citizens” by considering...