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Stocks sink further in late trading; Amazon drops

Traders Daniel Leporin, left, and Michael Urkonis work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The stock market slipped Wednesday after rallying for six straight days as investors worked through another round of quarterly earnings reports from U.S....

Official: Military observers detained in Ukraine

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — An official says pro-Russian forces have detained a team of military observers traveling across eastern Ukraine with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The team was being held in the eastern city of Slovyansk late Friday,...
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Slain US doctor’s colleague recalls Kabul attack

This undated photo provided by his family shows Dr. Jerry Umanos in Afghanistan. Umanos was one of three physicians killed Thursday, April 24, 2014, when an Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Family...

Court weighs police use of cellphone tower data

MIAMI (AP) — In the latest challenge over digital age technology and privacy rights, a federal appeals court wrestled Friday with the authority of law enforcement to obtain and use records from cellphone towers, which reel in a treasure trove of user information every...

Ohio Man Awaits Verdict In New Jersey Beach Arrest

BRADLEY BEACH, N.J. (AP) — An Ohio man is awaiting a verdict after a day at a New Jersey beach ended with his arrest on criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and defiant trespass charges. It all started when Charges Placa, 59, his wife and their 24-year-old daughter, who has...
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VIDEO: Arbor Day Celebration at Jefferson School

  Students at Jefferson Primary School in Findlay celebrated Arbor Day, along with Mayor Lydia Mihalik and former city forester Cathy Smith, on Friday. The day’s festivities included several presentations, a proclomation from the mayor, and the planting of a autumn...
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Obama highlights deep US military ties in Asia

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, answers a reporter’s question as South Korean President Park Geun-hye listens during a joint news conference following their meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, Friday, April 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Kim Hong-Ji, Pool) U.S....

Paramount, MGM to remake historical epic ‘Ben-Hur’

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Burnett and Roma Downey will produce a new version of the historical epic “Ben-Hur,” as the faith-based film revival continues on the big screen. Paramount Pictures and MGM announced Friday that they will co-produce “Ben-Hur”...

Aaron and Andrew Harrison staying at Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky twin freshman guards Andrew and Aaron Harrison will return for a second season to a stocked Wildcats squad coming off an NCAA championship game appearance. Both had been mentioned as possible NBA first-round draft picks after leading...

Former NFL quarterback Earl Morrall dies at 79

MIAMI (AP) — Earl Morrall, an NFL quarterback for 21 years who started nine games during the Miami Dolphins’ perfect season in 1972, has died at age 79. The Dolphins confirmed Morrall’s death Friday. Former teammate Charlie Babb said Morrall had been in...