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Elisabeth Moss returns to TV in Hulu's 'Handmaid's Tale'

NEW YORK (AP) — “The timing has been uncanny,” says Margaret Atwood, marveling at how her 1985 novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” has not only been given renewed life as a TV series but has also gained disturbing urgency. “Last November 7,...

Proposed Sanctuary City Ban Plugged On Pro-white Host’s Show

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker says she wouldn’t have promoted her proposed Ohio ban of “sanctuary cities” on a radio show if she’d known that its host advocates white culture and power. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports Rep. Candice Keller, of...

Conference To Focus On Eco-friendly Water Infrastructure

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will co-host a conference on developing eco-friendly infrastructure projects. Organizers say it will be the first conference focused on using green infrastructure across the landscape with a primary goal of...
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London library makes World War II war crimes searches easier

AP Photo/Alastair Grant LONDON (AP) — Holocaust denial just got a little harder. The Wiener Library for the Study of Holocaust & Genocide is making the United Nations’ files on World War II war crimes more accessible by allowing the general public to search an...

Carrie Fisher's 'Catastrophe' co-stars recall her final days

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of Amazon’s “Catastrophe,” which stars Carrie Fisher in one of her final roles, said they were shocked by her unexpected death last year and had bigger plans for her character. “We had no idea. I don’t think she...

Ohio Man Pleads Not Guilty In Killing Of His Baby Son’s Mom

WAUSEON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of fatally shooting the mother of his infant son and abducting her stepmother and the child has pleaded not guilty in the potential death penalty case. Twenty-seven-year-old James Ramey, of Toledo, pleaded not guilty Thursday on 22 counts,...
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Ronda Rousey announces engagement to fighter Travis Browne

AP Photo/David Dermer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forget the octagon, Ronda Rousey is buzzing about a ring after announcing her engagement to fellow MMA fighter Travis Browne. Rousey flashed the diamond and made the announcement in a paparazzi video shared by TMZ Sports . Browne...

Ex-officer Arrested In Cincinnati-area Armed Robberies

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former police officer suspected in a series of armed robberies in the Cincinnati area has been arrested. Investigators say they found evidence linking 30-year-old Jacob Goodwin to five robberies. They occurred over the past month at a restaurant, a pharmacy, a...

Ohio Pastor Convicted Of Murder In Young Foster Son’s Death

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio pastor has been convicted of murder and other charges in the death of his 2-year-old foster son. An attorney for Torace Weaver argued it was accidental. He says the boy hit his head on a wall while Weaver was spinning him around, playing what...

Yo, Adrian! Pet shop from 'Rocky' films demolished

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia storefront featured prominently in the “Rocky” films has been demolished. The building was home to the fictional pet store where Rocky courted his eventual wife, Adrian. It was featured in several of the films and was a...