Frazier Homers, Drives In 4 As Reds Beat Cubs

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Todd Frazier hit his fourth home run this spring and drove in four runs as the Cincinnati Reds beat a Chicago Cubs split squad 9-5 Saturday. Frazier hit an RBI single in the first inning off Gonzalez Germen, who was pulled after getting only two outs....

Katwan Singleton Is Most Outstanding In D2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Katwan Singleton, who scored 35 points and had 20 rebounds and 10 assists in two games while leading Defiance to its first state title, is the most outstanding player on the 2015 Associated Press Division II all-tournament team. Singleton had 18 points and...

Detter’s 3 Propels Defiance Past CCC For D2 Title, 49-45

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wes Detter made the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime and also hit two critical technical foul shots late in regulation to lift Defiance to a 49-45 victory over Cleveland Central Catholic in the Division II state title game on Saturday night. It was the first...

Seventh-seed Dayton Beats Louisville 82-66

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Andrea Hoover scored 26 points and seventh-seeded Dayton continued its improbable run in the NCAA Tournament with an 82-66 win over third-seeded Louisville in the regional semifinals on Saturday. Amber Deane added 15 points and Jodie Cornelie-Sigmundova had 12...

Ohio Motorcycle Officer Hurt In Funeral Procession Crash

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in Cincinnati say a motorcycle officer leading a funeral procession has been hurt after being a struck by car. The crash happened near downtown Saturday afternoon. Police say the retired officer was taken to a hospital where he was in serious condition...
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Afghan court sentences AP journalist’s killer to 20 years

FILE – In this photo taken in October 2012, Associated Press reporter Kathy Gannon, second from left, and photographer Anja Niedringhaus pose for a photo with Afghan police recruits at the main police training academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s highest...
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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

COMBINATION PHOTO – In this two photo combination picture, the Eiffel Tower with its usual lighting at left, and after the lighting was switched off at right, at the occasion of the Earth Hour, in Paris, France, Saturday March 28, 2015. This Saturday, 28 March 8:30 p.m....
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Yemen’s president calls Shiite rebels ‘puppets of Iran’

Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, wearing an army uniform, ride on an armed truck to patrol the international airport in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Yemen’s President Abed Raboo Mansour Hadi, speaking at an Arab summit in Egypt on Saturday, called Shiite rebels...
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Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

People displaced following attacks by Islamist militants lineup for accreditation before casting their votes, in Yola, Nigeria, Saturday March 28, 2015. Nigerians went to the polls Saturday in presidential elections which analysts say will be the most tightly contested in the...

US Senate Rivals Strickland, Sittenfeld Note Differences

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Democrats seeking Ohio’s U.S. Senate seat in 2016 didn’t mention each other by name, but they did point out their differences at party’s annual legacy dinner in Columbus. Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland and 30-year-old Cincinnati...