Croatian president urges national reconciliation

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia’s president has made an appeal for reconciliation between right and left-wing supporters for the sake of the future of EU’s newest member state. A TV address by Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, on Monday on the occasion of the Victory...

Reports: First exhumation at Spanish civil war site ordered

MADRID (AP) — A lawyer says a Spanish judge has ordered the first ever exhumation of bodies among tens of thousands of civil war victims at the Valley of the Fallen memorial site that also serves as dictator Gen. Francisco Franco’s mausoleum. Lawyer Eduardo Ranz told...

Man gets jail for pretending to be senator on school tour

UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A teenager who toured an Ohio high school while posing as a state senator has been sentenced to jail. A judge last week sentenced Marion resident Izaha Akins to three months in jail. But the 18-year-old will need to serve only a little over a...

Police: Man seeking revenge causes damage at wrong home

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man seeking revenge against the man dating his ex-girlfriend went to the wrong New Jersey house and caused $10,000 in damage to vehicles in the driveway. NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1Wl7nBj ) reports Ajinka Kelkar believed a vehicle...

Reds Call Up Reliever Somsen To Help Struggling Bullpen

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have called up right-handed reliever Layne Somsen from Triple-A Louisville to help their overworked bullpen at the start of a series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Somsen was called up to the majors for the first time last month and spent...

Teen Who Posed As Senator, Toured School Gets Jail Sentence

UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A teenager who toured an Ohio high school while posing as a state senator has been sentenced to jail. A judge last week sentenced Marion resident Izaha Akins to three months in jail. But the 18-year-old will need to serve only a little over a month...

In Flint crisis, questions grow over quest for pipeline

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — With drab olive chairs and worn carpet, the conference room in the low-slung administrative building near the Genesee County wastewater treatment plant isn’t fancy, but it showcases one of Jeff Wright’s...

Common themes in current, past cases against Alabama justice

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Common threads link the current effort to remove Roy Moore as Alabama’s chief justice with the case that resulted in his ouster from the same post more than a decade ago: Particularly, his conservative Christian beliefs and his views on the...

AP Source: Kings agree to terms with coach Dave Joerger

AP Photo/Brandon Dill Two days after being jettisoned by the Memphis Grizzlies, Dave Joerger has landed in Sacramento. The Kings agreed to terms with Joerger on a three-year contract worth $4 million per season, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press...

AP Source: Warriors G Stephen Curry wins 2nd straight MVP

AP Photo/Brandon Dill OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is adding a second straight MVP award to his record-setting season. A person with knowledge of the award says Curry will be announced as the winner perhaps as soon as Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of...