Peru prosecutors seek jail for president in corruption case

AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd LIMA, Peru (AP) — Prosecutors in Peru are seeking the arrest of former President Ollanta Humala and his wife on money laundering and conspiracy charges tied to a corruption scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Prosecutor German...
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Government scraps search for new FBI headquarters

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s top law enforcement agency will continue operating out of its deteriorating downtown Washington headquarters for the foreseeable future after the federal government announced Tuesday it had scrapped a...

GOP Health bill: Benefit cuts for poor, tax cuts for rich

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s poorest families would lose thousands of dollars in health benefits so that millionaires could get huge tax cuts under the Senate Republicans’ health bill, according to a new analysis. The survey underscores the political difficulty...

Lawyer Disciplined For Misusing Ohio Justice’s Name On Signs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill’s former law partner has been placed under disciplinary watch for two years for improperly using the justice’s name on his office signs and business cards. Thomas C. Brown, of Geneva, skirted a...

Marathon hotel to open early 2018, feature Mancy’s fare

Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Hancock Hotel will open by Feb. 28, managed by First Hospitality Group and including a Mancy’s Steakhouse restaurant, Marathon said today. The $20-million, five-story hotel at the corner of South Main and Lincoln streets will have 99 rooms, a ballroom...

Despite Arab anger, Qatar to continue support for Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Qatar will continue to support development projects in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, a Qatari envoy said Tuesday, defying a boycott by powerful Arab neighbors imposed in part over its support for the Islamic militant group. Mohammed al-Amadi,...
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Hippo happiness: Both parents join Cincinnati Zoo baby Fiona

In this photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Fiona, a baby Nile hippopotamus, born prematurely Jan. 24, 2017, swims outside for the first time with her father Henry, right, as her mother Bibi, left, watches in the pool of the zoo’s Hippo Cove exhibit...

Thieves go big, steal tiny home in Missouri

PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — Thieves targeting a so-called tiny home in Missouri decided to go big — and steal the whole house. The Joplin Globe (http://bit.ly/2tEnHUK ) reports Missouri resident Lisa Stubblefield left the structure in a roped-off area in Springfield last...

Ohio Abortion Clinic Access At Issue In Buffer Zone Proposal

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A proposal before the city council in Toledo would make it a misdemeanor crime to obstruct access to health care facilities including the Ohio city’s only abortion clinic. The Blade ( ) reports the proposal would create 20-foot buffer zones where people...

Report: Foe of Venezuela’s government bites steakhouse diner

NEW YORK (AP) — A diner at one of New York’s best-known steakhouses was bitten on the arm during a protest against the socialist government of Venezuela. El Nuevo Herald reports (http://hrld.us/2uITDFO ) that a woman was assaulted at Peter Luger Steak House in...