The Latest: Texas House OKs rejecting non-Christian parents

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a Texas bill allowing adoption agencies to raise “religious objections” to would-be adoptive parents (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Publicly funded adoption agencies that ban non-Christian, unmarried, or gay prospective parents...

Dodgers' Urias through 6 no-hit innings against Pirates

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julio Urias has a no-hitter through six innings for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 20-year-old left-hander has struck out five and walked two on 83 pitches. He’s never thrown more than six...
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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...

Key moments that led up to FBI Director Comey's firing

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly fired James Comey as director of the FBI in the midst of the law enforcement agency’s investigation into whether Trump’s presidential campaign was connected to Russian meddling in the...

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

NFL player charged in connection with New Jersey shooting

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A linebacker in the NFL who starred at Rutgers University has been charged in connection with a shooting in New Jersey. A grand jury indicted Khaseem Greene for weapon possession on Tuesday in a December shooting in Elizabeth, where Greene is from....

Sparks sit atop AP preseason WNBA poll; Lynx are 2nd

AP Photo/Jim Mone NEW YORK (AP) — The defending champion Los Angeles Sparks start the season atop The Associated Press WNBA poll. The Sparks received 11 first-place votes from the national media panel Tuesday. “We appreciate the people giving us that kind of respect,...
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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...

Trump abruptly axes FBI's Comey in midst of Russia probe

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, dramatically ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an FBI investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to...