Cooper cuts about 60 jobs

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has cut about 60 salaried positions in Findlay, the company reported today. It also cut an additional 20 salaried positions elsewhere in North America. “Cooper continues to respond to changes in the tire industry, transforming our company to...

Ohio Awards $10M To Boost Opioid, Addiction Breakthroughs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will pay to support development of pain management alternatives, mobile apps to improve addiction treatment and other advanced technologies through $10 million in competitive grants. The 15 grant winners of the Ohio Third Frontier Commission’s...

Three dead in New Mexico high school shooting

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say the suspect in a high school shooting is among the three dead. Police didn’t release details about the shooter but confirmed the other two people killed Thursday at Aztec High School were students. The school was cordoned off...

Lawmaker says GOP has the votes to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the House’s conservative leaders indicated Thursday that Republicans have the votes needed to approve legislation preventing a weekend partial government shutdown. With Senate passage also considered likely, the remarks by Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C.,...

Leaders of Turkey, Greece air grievances at tense conference

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The leaders of Greece and Turkey publicly aired their grievances Thursday in a tense news conference as a two-day visit to Athens by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan got off to a rocky start. The Greek government had expressed hopes the visit, the...

Palestinians protest Trump move on Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank on Thursday while demonstrators in Gaza burned posters of President Donald Trump over his widely denounced decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The leader of...

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield named the AP Player of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Baker Mayfield is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, becoming the fourth Oklahoma quarterback to win the award since it was established in 1998. Mayfield, the Heisman Trophy favorite, easily outpointed Stanford running back Bryce Love, who...

Franken announces resignation from Senate amid allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said Thursday he will resign from Congress in coming weeks following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and a collapse of support from his Democratic colleagues, a swift political fall for a once-rising Democratic star. “I...

Winless Browns fire VP Brown, coach Hue Jackson keeps job

CLEVELAND (AP) — One win in two seasons cost Sashi Brown his job with the Browns. Coach Hue Jackson is keeping his — for now. Winless with four weeks left in another dismal season, the Cleveland Browns fired Brown on Thursday, jettisoning their top football executive who was...

Agents Conduct After-hours Search At Cleveland City Hall

CLEVELAND (AP) — Agents from the FBI, IRS and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have conducted an after-hours search at Cleveland City Hall. Spokespeople for the FBI and IRS have confirmed that agents went to City Hall after the building closed Wednesday night as...