Aspirin disappoints for avoiding first heart attack, stroke

Taking a low-dose aspirin every day has long been known to cut the chances of another heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who already have had one, but the risks don’t outweigh the benefits for most other folks, major new research finds. Although...

German journalist facing terror trial in Turkey returns home

BERLIN (AP) — A German journalist who is on trial in Turkey on terror-related charges returned to Germany on Sunday after a Turkish court ruled that she could leave the country. Mesale Tolu flew to Stuttgart days after the court decision became public, a ruling that German...

Iran says ‘no third party’ will limit its support to Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Iran’s defense minister said Sunday his country will continue its support of the Syrian government to ensure improved security in the region, adding that the nature of the two countries cooperation won’t be decided by a “third...

Findlay man struck, killed by train

Findlay Police Department is investigating after a man was struck and killed by a train early Sunday. Shortly after 1 a.m., Wayne R. Bell, 46, of Findlay, was hit by a train on the CSX Railroad tracks in the 300 block of East Main Cross Street, according to the Findlay Police...

Insider Q&A: AT&T entertainment exec on future of video

NEW YORK (AP) — David Christopher, who runs AT&T’s wireless and entertainment businesses, has a bird’s eye view of how streaming media and video are evolving. AT&T recently completed its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, a deal designed to help...

AP WAS THERE: John McCain released after 5½ years as a POW

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — In October 1967, John McCain was a 31-year-old Navy lieutenant commander on his 23rd bombing round over North Vietnam when he was shot out of the sky and taken prisoner. McCain, who died Saturday at age 81, was held 5½ years as a prisoner of...

Fire kills 8, including 6 children, in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Officials say a fire in a Chicago neighborhood has left eight people dead, including six children. Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago told reporters that one of the children who was killed in the fire early Sunday was an infant. The cause of the blaze...

Weight-loss drug Belviq seems safe for heart, study finds

For the first time, a drug has been shown to help people lose weight and keep it off for several years without raising their risk for heart problems — a safety milestone that may encourage wider use to help curb the obesity epidemic. The drug, Belviq, has been sold in the...

McCain on his time as POW: ‘I fell in love with my country’

DENVER (AP) — On Oct. 26, 1967, a missile the size of a telephone pole blew the wing off of John McCain’s Skyhawk dive bomber. McCain, then a 31-year-old lieutenant commander in the Navy, parachuted out of the plane and landed in a lake in Hanoi, North Vietnam. He...

UK coast guard searches for 2 missing fishermen in North Sea

LONDON (AP) — British coastguards are searching for two missing fishermen in the North Sea after three others from their capsized boat were rescued by a passing cruise ship. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency says the search operation was suspended during the night but...