Chelsea Manning to participate in documentary about her

CANNES, France (AP) — Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of giving classified government materials to WikiLeaks, will participate in a documentary about her. Pulse Films announced the film at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, shortly before Manning was...

Republican Lawmaker Joins Race To Be Ohio Elections Chief

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican lawmaker from northeast Ohio is joining the race to become the state’s next elections chief. Two-term Sen. Frank LaRose, of Hudson, is campaigning to replace Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO’-sted), who is term-limited...
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70th Cannes Film Festival opens amid heavy security

AP Photo/Alastair Grant CANNES, France (AP) — The 70th Cannes Film Festival is opening Wednesday under sunny Cote D’Azur skies, heavy security and widespread unease in the movie industry. Security was greater than ever at the French festival, with stepped up efforts...

Man sues woman for $17.31 movie ticket after bad date

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — A Texas man is suing a woman he went on a date with for the price of a movie ticket after he says she texted through the film and left him at the theater. Brandon Vezmar filed the claim for $17.31 last week. The 37-year-old tells the Austin...

Court Reviews How Man Got Early Jail Release Before Slayings

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio court is reviewing how and why a domestic violence suspect was released early from jail weeks before fatally shooting three people, including a woman he was accused of assaulting and a police chief. Forty-three-year-old gunman Thomas Hartless killed...

Vistaprint planning a 125-person Rhode Island sales office

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A company known for selling business cards and other customized publishing products is planning a 125-person sales office in Rhode Island. Vistaprint is expected to make the announcement Wednesday with Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo...
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The Latest: Tear gas fired at Greek anti-austerity protest

AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Greece’s general strike (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Greek riot police in central Athens have fired tear gas at protesting youths as anti-austerity protests turned violent. Several dozen protesters...

Harry Styles steps in to host Corden's 'Late Late Show'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former One Direction singer Harry Styles has taken over James Corden’s “Late Late Show” for a night. Styles was introduced as Corden on Tuesday night’s edition of the CBS talk show. He slipped into the role by telling a few jokes...
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Billion dollar race to break 2-hour marathon mark is afoot

AP Photo/Luca Bruno LONDON (AP) — The two-hour marathon. For distance runners, it’s a mystical goal equivalent to the four-minute mile that Roger Bannister broke in 1954; a test so difficult some have estimated it may be 50 years or more before anyone achieves it. Now...

No need to schlep wallet, keys at Universal's new water park

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — No need to schlep around wallets or locker keys in your Speedos at Universal Orlando Resort’s new water park opening later this month. That’s because Universal is debuting a new wristband that can pay for food, open lockers, trigger special...