off

Jeff Koons’ whimsy takes over NYC museum

Jeff Koons sculptures “Two Kids,” left, and “Michael Jackson and Bubbles,” right, are among works spanning his 30-year career, being installed at the Whitney Museum of American Art on Monday, June 23, 2014, in New York. “Jeff Koons: A...

Jeff Koons’ whimsy takes over NYC museum

Jeff Koons sculptures “Two Kids,” left, and “Michael Jackson and Bubbles,” right, are among works spanning his 30-year career, being installed at the Whitney Museum of American Art on Monday, June 23, 2014, in New York. “Jeff Koons: A...
off

UK queen visits Belfast set of ‘Game of Thrones’

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth smiles to the media as she arrives at Hillsborough Castle, Northern Ireland, Monday, June, 23, 2014. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Northern Ireland for the beginning of a three-day visit. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison) Britain’s...

UN: At least 1,075 killed in Iraq in June

Mourners chant slogans against the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant after they bury 15 bodies in the village of Taza Khormato near the northern oil-rich city of Kirkuk, Iraq, Monday, June 23, 2014. On Sunday Sunni militants in control of Besher, a...
off

Judge: Family trust clear about removing Sterling

FILE – In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, right, during the Los Angeles Clippers’ NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles. With a $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers hanging in the...

Columbus Makes Pitch For Democratic Convention

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Organizers of Columbus’ bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention are making their case. A delegation led by Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman was in the nation’s capital Monday for the bid presentation to the Democratic National...

Downtown Findlay renovations get state tax credits

A downtown Findlay project is getting an Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit for $325,000. The two buildings near the Hancock County Courthouse will be renovated into six apartments and office space as part of a $2.4 million redevelopment by Findlay-area investors.  They are...
off

Japan unveils strategy to restore cutting edge

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference at his official residence in Tokyo, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Abe formally announced an outline of his long-awaited growth strategy, a slew of reforms meant to revitalize the economy and restore its global...
off

Report: Putin canceling threat of force

Local citizens lineup to get free food in besieged Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, June 23, 2014. Insurgents promised Monday to honor a cease-fire declared by the Ukrainian president and engage in more talks to help resolve the conflict that has left hundreds dead in eastern...
off

What wealth gap? Danish welfare narrows disparity

FILE – This is a June 17 2014 file photo of Denmark’s Crownprince Frederik meets local children as he attends Sports Day in Copenhagen. Denmark’s sturdy social safety net helps explain why its wealth gap — the disparity between the richest citizens and...