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Hong Kong shoebox, coffin homes a challenge for new leader

AP Photo/Kin Cheung HONG KONG (AP) — Li Suet-wen’s dream home would have a bedroom and living room where her two children could play and study. The reality is a one-room “shoebox” cubicle, one of five partitioned out of a small apartment in an aging walkup...

Tuesday’s Scores

Canfield 2, Salem 1 Niles McKinley 7, Ravenna SE 0 Columbiana Crestview 5, Campbell Memorial 1 Rocky River Lutheran W. 15, Cle. Horizon Science 0
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Australia plans major spending plus surplus in 3 years

AP Photo/Rod McGuirk CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s government announced Tuesday plans for major infrastructure spending including a new Sydney airport and an inland railway linking two major cities, while sticking to its goal of restoring a budget surplus in...
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Qantas boss gets pie in face from gay marriage opponent

Qantas Airways chief executive Alan Joyce speaks to media Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia. A man who squashed a lemon meringue pie into Qantas Airways chief executive Joyce’s face during a public address in Australia says he was...
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States sue over Trump decision to restart coal lease program

AP Photo/Mead Gruver HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Four U.S. states filed a lawsuit Tuesday over President Donald Trump’s decision to restart the sale of coal leases on federal lands, saying the Obama-era block of the leasing program was reversed without studying what’s...

Review: In 'Alien: Covenant,' a return to gut-busting horror

Ah, the siren song of John Denver. Who among us can resist it? Certainly, not the crew of the Covenant, a vessel powered by a golden sail cruising through space with 2,000 “colonists” in hyper sleep and years to go until they reach their destination. But when a shock...
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Steve McQueen to direct authorized Tupac Shakur documentary

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winner Steve McQueen is set to direct a documentary about Tupac Shakur. Shakur Estate trustee Tom Whalley and Amaru Entertainment said Tuesday that the film is fully sanctioned by the late hip-hop artist’s estate....

Ohio Governor Wants State To Regulate Manufactured Homes

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’sik) says too many people are dying in manufactured homes and he wants oversight of those homes transferred from an industry-controlled board to the state. Statistics compiled by the State Fire Marshal’s office show people...

Trump fires FBI director James Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey. In a statement, Trump says Comey’s firing “will mark a new beginning” for the FBI. The White House says the search for a new FBI director will begin immediately. Comey’s firing...
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Techno-infused opera about Steve Jobs gets new backers

AP Photo/Morgan Lee SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A techno-infused opera about the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has earned the financial backing of opera companies in San Francisco and Seattle, ensuring the musical meditation on the iconic entrepreneur will travel to...