UK tabloid apologizes, pays damages to JK Rowling

LONDON (AP) — A British tabloid has apologized and paid damages to “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling over an article about her time as a single mother. Rowling brought a libel case against the Daily Mail after it alleged in an article in September that she...
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Miley Cyrus plays London after canceled tour dates

US singer Miley Cyrus, performs in concert on the UK leg of her Bangerz tour, at the O2 Arena, London, Tuesday, May 6, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Jonathan Brady) UNITED KINGDOM OUT US singer Miley Cyrus, performs in concert on the UK leg of her Bangerz tour, at the O2 Arena, London,...

Jet to stop printing weekly, change to digital app

NEW YORK (AP) — Jet magazine, which first hit newsstands at the dawn of the civil rights movement, is ceasing weekly print publication and transforming into a digital magazine app. Johnson Publishing Co., which owns Jet along with Ebony magazine, says the switch will occur...

Missing Data Cards Delay Election Totals In Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Officials say missing data cards and other unspecified problems delayed primary election results in one northwest Ohio county. Tuesday’s results in Lucas County were delayed until past midnight, according to The (Toledo) Blade ( ). The elections office...

Reineke wins GOP nomination in 88th House District

FREMONT — Bill Reineke Jr. won the Republican nomination Tuesday to represent the Ohio 88th House District, which covers Sandusky County and most of Seneca County. Propelled by a strong Seneca County voter turnout, the Tiffin car dealer garnered 49 percent of the vote in a...

Youngstown Voters Reject Fracking Ban _ Again

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Voters in Youngstown have rejected a ban on fracking in the city for the third time in a year. After Tuesday’s loss, opponents of the controversial shale gas-drilling process say they’ll try a fourth time — and more if necessary — to pass a...

Tolls Proposed For Ohio River Bridge

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio Department of Transportation is supporting a legislative proposal that would require motorists to pay a toll to cross a major Ohio River bridge. Sponsors say the bill introduced in the Ohio House on Tuesday is necessary to pave the way for a new bridge...
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Norway shuns Dalai Lama, hoping to mend China ties

Dalai Lama stands with chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Thorbjorn Jagland, right, and deputy chairwoman Kaci Kullmann Five from the Nobel Peace Prize committee, in Oslo, Wednesday May 7, 2014. Norway’s decision to shun the Dalai Lama during his visit to Oslo this...
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Circus acrobat willing to do hair-hanging again

In this undated family photo, Samantha Pitard, left, poses for a photo with Andrey Medeiros. Pitard was one of eight acrobats performing a hair-hanging stunt on Sunday, May 4, 2014, during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus when a clip at the top of the...