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Republican Disrupted, Heckled By Protesters At Town Hall

TROY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio town hall for the Republican who succeeded former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (BAY’-nur) in Congress got heated as a small but vocal group reacted to his comments on issues from the Environmental Protection Agency to Planned Parenthood. The...

AP investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Here are key findings on AP’s investigation into in the U.N.’s peacekeeping crisis: 1. The AP reviewed 12 years of UN data on sexual misconduct and exploitation, and found an estimated 2,000 allegations against peacekeepers and...

Crash that sent pilot to closed runway prompts FAA changes

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — The death of a pilot who was directed to a closed airport after reporting engine trouble and crashed a quarter-mile from the nonexistent runway has prompted changes at the Federal Aviation Administration. It now performs weekly accuracy checks of its...

1,470 economists send Trump a letter to support immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost 1,500 economists have addressed a letter to President Donald Trump and top congressional leaders stressing the importance of immigrants for economic growth. The letter sent Wednesday notes that immigrants start businesses, are clustered in math,...

Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt expecting first child

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former reality TV stars Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are expecting their first child. The couple tells US Weekly that Montag is 12 weeks along and the baby is due on Oct. 19. Montag says she’s glad she and Pratt took their time before trying to...

MTV to revive 'Fear Factor' stunt competition series May 30

NEW YORK (AP) — Be very afraid. MTV says it is reviving the stunt competition series “Fear Factor.” Ludacris will host the new series, which premieres May 30, MTV announced Wednesday. The new “Fear Factor” promises to “hit on youth tension...

Ohio Court: Initial Reports Of Threats Are Public Record

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that initial reports containing information about threats against a former county leader in Cleveland are public records. The court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the records fall into the category of “initial...

BlackBerry wins $815 million in dispute with Qualcomm

WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) — BlackBerry Ltd. says it has been awarded $814.9 million in a binding interim arbitration decision in a dispute with Qualcomm Inc. over royalty overpayments. The two companies agreed last year to arbitrate a disagreement regarding whether...

Prosecutor: 'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son

NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor says a New York couple decided to kill their adoptive son and cover up the crime with a house fire after watching the movie “Manchester by the Sea.” WBNG-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2oyDbHP) Chenango County District Attorney...

Faith Hill, Tim McGraw weigh in on famous musical couples

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, who embarked on their third Soul2Soul tour last week, talk about what they admire about other musician couples both inside country music and outside the genre. —– BEYONCE and JAY Z Although this royal couple has only...