Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Montreal at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Toronto FC at New York, 8 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Portland, 11 p.m. Seattle FC at D.C. United, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at New England, 7:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Columbus, 8 p.m. Vancouver at...
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France throws support behind GE offer for Alstom

General Electric Co. CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt, left, and GE France chairwoman Clara Gaymard leave the Elysee Palace after a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace, Friday, June 20, 2014. The international race to take over France’s engineering...

Report says Apple smartwatch to come this fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is likely to launch a computerized wristwatch this fall that includes more than 10 sensors to take health measurements and other data, according to a published report. The Wall Street Journal also said Friday that Apple Inc. is planning multiple...
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Energetic stock market pushes toward milestones

In this Thursday, June 19, 2014 photo, a board above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange shows that day’s closing number for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, 16921.46, in New York. After treading water for most of March and April, stocks are nudging deeper...
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Unemployment rates fell in 20 US states in May

Jacksonville police officer F. D. Williams, center, talks to job seekers during the City-Wide Job & Resource Fair on Monday, June 16, 2014, at the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Will Dickey) Jacksonville police officer...
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US stock push higher in afternoon trading

Trader Robert McQuade works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, June 20, 2014. Stocks are slightly higher in early trading as the market heads for a week of solid gains. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Trader Robert McQuade works on the floor of the New York Stock...

Ohio Senators Say HUD OK’s Mission’s Expansion

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio’s U.S. senators say that federal housing officials have cleared the way for an organization’s expansion of efforts to help Cincinnati’s poor and homeless. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, and Rob Portman, R-Cincinnati, had been pressing...

Browns Announce Fan Sign-up For Training Camp

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns fans can sign up for free tickets to attend the team’s 13 training camp practice sessions this summer. Twelve of the practices will be held at the team’s training facility in Berea in suburban Cleveland. There also will be a family...

Ohio Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.5 Percent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped again in May. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said Friday the seasonally adjusted rate in May was 5.5 percent, which was down from 5.7 percent in March and 6.1 percent in April. It’s...

Teen Sentenced To 20 Years In Ohio Slaying

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been sentenced to 20 years in adult prison after he pleaded guilty to an October slaying in northeast Ohio. The (Youngstown) Vindicator ( ) reports that Dammarrea Harris pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter and...