Ohio Artist Unveils “LintBron” Sculpture

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio artist has created an 8-pound (3-kilogram) bust of NBA star LeBron James — out of lint. Sandy Buffie says she used 30 gallons (113 liters) of lint, 3 gallons (11 liters) of glue and various recycled materials to create the sculpture she’s dubbed...

Step 2 for France's new president: consolidating power

AP Photo/Thibault Camus PARIS (AP) — Winning the French presidency was step one for Emmanuel Macron. Step two is nailing down the parliamentary majority France’s youngest-ever president needs to be effective. That happens in legislative elections that promise a...

A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain

AP Photo/Markus Schreiber LONDON (AP) — Britain’s general election has ended with no party winning an outright majority, bringing the second so-called hung Parliament in the last three elections. Here are a few questions over what it means and its implications for the...
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TV coverage of Comey testimony comes with plenty of spin

AP Photo/Alex Brandon NEW YORK (AP) — The extensive coverage of former FBI Director James Comey’s Senate testimony gave Americans time to pause and focus on the slowly unfolding story about President Donald Trump and Russian involvement in the presidential campaign....

Black Bear Struck By Vehicle, Killed In Ohio

LISBON, Ohio (AP) — Wildlife officials say a black bear was struck by a vehicle and killed in eastern Ohio. The Review in East Liverpool reports ( ) the bear was struck early Monday morning while crossing a road in central Columbiana County. The Ohio Department of Natural...

Attorneys Want Death Sentence For Ohio Woman Reconsidered

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for Ohio’s only condemned female killer are asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider a ruling upholding her death sentence for the third time. Lawyers for death row inmate Donna Roberts said Thursday that allowing a judge who didn’t...

Testimony Resumes In Ohio Police Shooting Retrial

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor has told jurors in Ohio that the white former police officer who killed a black unarmed motorist should have followed his training, while the defense says the man who was killed should have followed orders. Testimony will continue Friday in the...

Analysis: UK's Theresa May pays heavy price for gamble

LONDON (AP) — In the big book of political blunders, Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap election to solidify her Brexit mandate will rank among the most memorable – and the most unnecessary. The British prime minister was cruising along two months ago with a...

Australia decides to toughen parole laws after fatal siege

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian government leaders on Friday agreed to toughen parole laws in response to a siege this week in which a gunman who once trained with Muslim extremists killed an apartment building receptionist and wounded three police officers months...

International League

___ Louisville 3, Columbus 0 Pawtucket 11, Buffalo 0 Gwinnett 4, Charlotte 1 Toledo 2, Indianapolis 0 Norfolk at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Lehigh Valley 3, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2 Syracuse 3, Rochester 2 Buffalo at Pawtucket, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at Gwinnett, 7:05 p.m. Norfolk at Durham,...