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State, City Sue Over Soccer Team’s Proposed Move

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General and the city of Columbus have sued Major League Soccer and the owner of the Columbus Crew to stop a proposed move to Austin, Texas. The lawsuit cites a law enacted after the original Cleveland Browns moved to Baltimore in 1996 that...

No. 22 Green Bay Women Reach 8th Straight Title Game

DETROIT (AP) — Jessica Lindstrom scored 17 points and set a program Division I record with 1,000 career rebounds and No. 22 Green Bay reached the Horizon League championship game for the eighth-straight season with a 66-45 victory over Youngstown State on Monday. Youngstown State...

Ohio Attorney General Sues Agribusiness Company Over PCBs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general has sued the agribusiness company Monsanto alleging the company produced and sold chemical compounds known as PCBs for decades despite knowing of hazards the chemicals posed. The lawsuit filed Monday in Hamilton County in...

Lima man arrested after chase

COLUMBUS GROVE — A Lima man was taken into custody Monday afternoon after leading authorities on chase that began in Columbus Grove and ended in northern Allen County. The Columbus Grove Police Department reported that Chief Sean Hiler attempted to stop a Chevrolet pickup truck...

Two injured in Tiffin Avenue accident

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Tiffin Avenue Monday evening, according to the Findlay Police Department. Police reported that Brittni Crusa, 28, of Findlay, was driving a Ford Escape east in the 1300 block of Tiffin Avenue at 5:16 p.m. when she attempted to...

Ohio Mayor Criticizes Reinstatement Of Fired Officer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of Ohio’s biggest city is criticizing a decision overturning the firing of a police officer seen in a video that appeared to show him kicking a suspect in the head. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther said he believes the ruling by the city public...

Argentina ex-leader on trial for alleged cover up in bombing

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s former President Cristina Fernandez will face trial for allegedly covering up the role of Iranians in a 1994 bomb attack on a Jewish center. The decision by a federal judge was announced Monday by Argentina’s official CIJ...

British media say former Russian spy in critical condition

SALISBURY, England (AP) — British media reported Monday that a former Russian spy was in critical condition after coming into contact with an “unknown substance,” a case that immediately drew parallels to the poisoning of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko....

Oscar ratings plunge to a record low

NEW YORK (AP) — Viewership for the Academy Awards plunged 20 percent from last year to a record-low 26.5 million, the first time on record the Oscars reached fewer than 30 million people. The Oscars are often the most-watched TV show after the Super Bowl. Not this time: the...

High-level Seoul officials to head to North Korea for talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president will send a delegation led by his national security director to North Korea this week for talks on how to ease nuclear tensions and help arrange the restart of dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington, officials said...