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Biden backs Democrat Richard Cordray in Ohio governor's race

May. 16, 2018 12:07 AM EDT Biden backs Democrat Richard Cordray in Ohio governor’s race AP-US-Ohio-Governor’s-Race-Biden <!– –> COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden has endorsed Democrat Richard Cordray for Ohio governor. In an...

Cousins could avoid trial in deaths of 4 men found on farm

May. 16, 2018 12:07 AM EDT Cousins could avoid trial in deaths of 4 men found on farm BC-US–Four Men Slain <!– –> Uncredited, ASSOCIATED PRESS DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Two cousins charged in the deaths of four young men found buried on a suburban...

Turkish banker in Iran sanctions case faces sentencing

May. 16, 2018 12:07 AM EDT Turkish banker in Iran sanctions case faces sentencing BC-APFN-US–Turkey-US-Corruption Trial <!– –> Elizabeth Williams, ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) — Defense lawyers say a Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade...

Walmart unveils Lord & Taylor site as it tries to go upscale

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart, long known for its “everyday low prices” mantra and as a place for basics, wants shoppers to think of it as a source for style and upscale fashion as it tries to reach more affluent customers. The company is launching the Lord &...

In Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega bends to Catholic Church

May. 16, 2018 12:02 AM EDT MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — On a recent Sunday, Managua’s auxiliary Roman Catholic Bishop Silvio Baez talked to those gathered for Mass about love and its many forms. It soon became clear that Baez wasn’t speaking just to the 300 people...

Findlay Council sets limit on height of grass, weeds

Findlay City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved new rules giving the city authority to cut weeds and grass over 6 inches tall. The old rules did not specify a height limit. City officials said more rule-making work needs to done, perhaps making different rules for larger...

Syndergaard, Mets break out in 12-2 rout of Blue Jays

May. 16, 2018 12:02 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard won for the first time in five weeks, knocking in two early runs against the team that traded him to rouse a sluggish New York Mets offense Tuesday night during a 12-2 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays. Missing injured...