Twitter posts 1Q loss, higher revenue

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter booked a net loss in the first quarter because of stock compensation costs, but its results surpassed Wall Street’s expectations thanks to a sharp increase in advertising revenue. Twitter Inc. said Tuesday that it had a loss of $132.4...
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Right mix of conditions brewed tornado outbreak

A view of a rain-wrapped tornado looking south from Hazel Green High School is seen as multiple tornadoes raked across Hazel Green and northern Madison County late afternoon Monday, April 28, 2014, in Hazel Green, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Eric Schultz) A view of a rain-wrapped...

Browns’ Hoyer Working Way Back From Injury

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is participating in the team’s voluntary minicamp as he recovers from offseason right knee surgery. Wearing a brace, Hoyer moved well during the 30 minutes of practice open to media members on Tuesday. Hoyer, who injured his...
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At least 34 dead as South braces for more twisters

Jake Belt, owner of Southern Athletics, center, and friend Garrett Brunette, remove debris from the heavily damaged studio on Hwy. 475 just south of I-20 in Pearl, Miss., Tuesday, April 29, 2014. (AP Photo/The Clarion-Ledger, Rick Guy) Jake Belt, owner of Southern Athletics,...
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Shadowy commander is face of insurgency in Ukraine

This image taken from Associated Press video shows Igor Strelkov, military commander of pro-Russian militias in Slovyansk talking to journalists in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Strelkov has been identified as a Russian security services operative by Ukraine’s...
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‘SlotZilla’ zip line opens in downtown Las Vegas

In this April 27, 2014 photo provided by the Fremont Street Experience, guests ride zip lines that swoop past the vintage casinos of downtown Las Vegas and under the giant video canopy of the Fremont Street Experience. The lower zip lines on the $12 million SlotZilla attraction...

Trustees deliver petitions seeking river cleaning

Several township trustees in Hancock County have joined the debate about cleaning the Blanchard River. Trustees David Bower of Eagle Township, and Jerry Wolford of Cass Township, delivered petitions to the Hancock County commissioners on Tuesday. The petitions bear the signatures...

Boehner Tells Lawmakers He Was Just Ribbing Them

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner has told Republican lawmakers he was just teasing them when he ridiculed their reluctance to act on immigration legislation. The speaker offered the explanation Tuesday during a closed-door meeting with lawmakers back on Capitol Hill...

House Speaker Foe Withdrawing From Ohio Race

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A tea party activist says he is withdrawing from the May 6 Republican primary in House Speaker John Boehner’s (BAY’-nerz) district. Matthew Ashworth states on social media sites that he doesn’t want to be a spoiler or split the vote. He...

Longtime Reporter Mark Gillispie Joins AP Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mark L. Gillispie, a veteran northeast Ohio journalist who covered courts, crime and government for The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, has been hired as a reporter in the Cleveland bureau of The Associated Press. The appointment was announced Tuesday by Karen...