At Least 1 Dead In Fiery Tractor-trailer Crash In Ohio

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A tractor-trailer has crashed and burst into flames on a highway in central Ohio, killing at least one person. Dublin police Lt. Steve Farmer says authorities believe the driver is the only person killed in the crash Monday morning in the Columbus suburb....

Jones, Holiday lead Pelicans past Cavs 124-122

AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Terrence Jones filled in brilliantly for injured All-Star Anthony Davis, scoring a season-high 36 points, grabbing 11 rebounds and blocking LeBron James’ dunk attempt in the fourth quarter, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat...

iPhone assembler Foxconn may invest $7B in US display plant

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Taiwanese company that assembles Apple’s iPhones and other electronics is considering investing $7 billion in a U.S. factory to produce display panels that would create as many as 50,000 jobs. Foxconn CEO Terry Gou discussed the potential...

Woody Harrelson jokes about new role in Star Wars spinoff

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Woody Harrelson recently confirmed he’s playing Han Solo’s mentor in the next “Star Wars” movie, but the actor jokes about his own ability to lead. “I wouldn’t choose me,” the actor shrugged and then laughed...

Associated Press Boys State Basketball Poll

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: Others receiving 12 or more points: Westerville S. 26. Springfield 26. Cols. Northland 21. Hilliard...

Browns Sign Linebacker Jamie Collins To 4-year Contract

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have signed linebacker Jamie Collins to a four-year contract. Financial terms were not immediately known. A former Pro Bowler, Collins made a major impression during the eight games he started after arriving via trade from New England in...

Starn recommended to succeed Niemeyer as judge

Findlay Municipal Court Judge Jonathan Starn, 48, a Republican, was the only person who applied for the Hancock County Common Pleas Court judge seat vacated by Judge Joseph Niemeyer. His name now will be submitted to Gov. John Kasich for approval. The Hancock County Republican...

Smith, NC State stun No. 17 Duke 84-82

AP Photo/Gerry Broome DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Dennis Smith Jr. scored a season-high 32 points to help North Carolina State rally from 12 down late in the first half and stun No. 17 Duke 84-82 on Monday night. Abdul-Malik Abu added 19 points for the Wolfpack (14-7, 3-5...

China's birthrate rises after one-child policy loosened

BEIJING (AP) — The number of births in China has risen nearly 8 percent in the year after the government loosened its unpopular one-child policy. China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission said this week that 17.86 million children were born last year, an...

Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact

SYDNEY (AP) — Several countries say they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership after President Donald Trump’s decision on a U.S. withdrawal from the trade pact cast its future in jeopardy. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull acknowledged Trump’s...