BYU Upsets 2nd-seeded Long Beach State In Volleyball Semis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brenden Sander tied a season high with 15 kills and BYU upset second-seeded Long Beach State 25-20, 25-18, 25-23 on Thursday night in the NCAA volleyball semifinals. BYU (26-4) also topped Long Beach State (27-4) in the semis last year. The Cougars will face...

Run For The Roses, Cincinnati Style: Hamilton Vs Ross In 40?

CINCINNATI (AP) — Now this could be a Run for the Roses, Cincinnati style. Shortly after racking up his 200th career stolen base, Reds speedster Billy Hamilton says he’d be willing to race recently drafted Bengals blazer John Ross in a 40-yard dash for charity. Ross, a wide...

N. Korea again dominates S. Korea's presidential election

AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For South Koreans living next door to a hostile, nuclear-armed state that regularly threatens their annihilation, their vote in Tuesday’s presidential election likely will be based in part on each candidate’s...
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Old tech, passwords galore hurt US tracking of visa holders

AP Photo/Denis Poroy LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. immigration agents waste their time logging in and out of archaic computer systems while trying to track down foreigners suspected of overstaying their visas only to find out later that many visa holders have left the country,...

Former Acting Chief Of Staff At Cincinnati VA Indicted

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former acting chief of staff at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center on three felony charges of distributing a controlled substance. WCPO-TV in Cincinnati ( ) reports the indictment alleges Dr. Barbara Temeck illegally distributed...

AG Rejects Initial Summary For Ohio Redistricting Issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Initial summary language for a ballot proposal that would change the way Ohio draws congressional districts has been rejected. Attorney General Mike DeWine determined Thursday what the League of Women Voters of Ohio, Common Cause Ohio and the Ohio...

Woman Found In Pit Says Suspect Said He Loved Her

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who authorities found trapped in a small pit in a neighbor’s shed testified in court Thursday that the man told her he loved her as he closed the shed door. The woman testified at a hearing for Dennis Dunn in Clinton County Municipal...

Venezuelans again take to streets as death toll jumps to 37

AP Photo/Fernando Llano CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Students battled tear gas-throwing police officers in demonstrations across Venezuela’s capital Thursday as a two-month-old protest movement that shows no signs of letting up claimed more lives. “We are students,...

Ohio Bill Would Ban Common 2nd-trimester Abortion Method

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Legislation banning what anti-abortion activists call a “dismemberment abortion” has been introduced in the Ohio Senate. The bill would prohibit doctors from using forceps or similar instruments on a live fetus to remove it from the womb in...

Tillerson urges SE Asia to minimize NKorea diplomatic ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday pressed Southeast Asian governments to ensure “leak-proof” enforcement of sanctions against North Korea and to prevent the pariah nation’s diplomats from conducting business that could benefit...