Clinton stars as central villain in GOP’s midterm strategy

NEW YORK (AP) — Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And she is not expected to run for office again. Yet Clinton is starring in the Republican Party’s 2018 midterm strategy. With control...

Risingsun man killed in early morning car crash

A Risingsun man was killed in a car crash in Sandusky County around 1:22 a.m. Sunday. Eric Daniels, 49, was driving a 2007 GMC Sierra 2500 north on Sandusky County 4 when he went off the right side of the road, overcorrected, and went off the left side. The vehicle hit a tree,...

Trump wrongly claims NKorea has agreed to ‘denuclearization’

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is wrongly claiming North Korea has agreed to “denuclearization” before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. North Korea said Friday it would suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile...

Nadal beats Nishikori to win Monte Carlo Masters

MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal won a record 31st Masters title after beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final on Sunday. Nadal also became the first male tennis player in the Open era to win the same title 11 times — 13 years after his first title...

A surge of protest unlike any in decades, but why now?

She was the face of mass protest, but long ago lost her faith in protesting. Then, last year, hundreds of thousands of women set out to march on Washington, and Jan Rose Kasmir knew she had to join them. “When Trump was elected president, I couldn’t not participate....

4 dead in Nashville Waffle House shooting; suspect sought

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four people were killed in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee early Sunday, according to police, who credited a bystander with saving many lives by wresting a weapon away from the gunman. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department...

Iraq says its strikes in Syria killed 36 IS militants

Apr. 22, 2018 9:51 AM EDT Iraq says its strikes in Syria killed 36 IS militants AP-ML–Iraq-Syria <!– –> BAGHDAD (AP) — A spokesman for Iraq’s military says 36 Islamic State militants have been killed in Thursday’s airstrikes by...

Police Say 3 Killed In Separate Shootings In Ohio Capital

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say separate shootings killed three men in Ohio’s capital city, including a double homicide. Columbus police say two men were found shot to death in a car in an alley on the city’s north side about 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The victims...

Sheriff’s Office Says Robbery Suspect Hangs Himself At Jail

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says a man booked and charged in gas station robberies has hanged himself in a cell at a central Ohio county jail. that Clark County Sheriff Deb Burchett has identified the man as 41-year-old Brian Trainer, of Urbana Township. Trainer was found...

Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

Apr. 22, 2018 8:59 AM EDT Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites BC-EU–Russia-Google <!– –> MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications watchdog agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites, as a...