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Clashes in south Lebanon Palestinian camp kill 7

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes broke out in a Palestinian refugee camp near the southern Lebanese port of Sidon Monday, killing seven people, including the commander of an armed group, and wounding at least 10 others, Lebanese and Palestinian security officials said. It was not...
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Malaysia, Indonesia ban biblical epic ‘Noah’

FILE – In this April 1, 2014 file photo, New Zealand actor Russell Crowe poses for photographers at the premiere of his film “Noah” in Paris. Malaysia and Indonesia have banned the biblical epic “Noah,” joining other Muslim nations that forbid the...

Heritage Foundation Leader To Speak In Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — A conservative leader will be featured at an April 25 reception hosted in southwest Ohio by national and state groups. Former Republican Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina leads the Washington-based Heritage Foundation. The foundation says DeMint will be the...

Mallinckrodt buying Questcor for about $5.2B

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ireland’s Mallinckrodt is buying Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. in a deal valued at about $5.2 billion that will help to diversify its business. Questcor stockholders will receive $30.00 per share in cash and 0.897 Mallinckrodt shares for each...
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3 players have shot at No. 1 at the Masters

The 2013 Masters champion Adam Scott, of Australia, waves to a crowd during a trophy presentation for the “Drive, Chip and Putt” contest at Augusta National on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/The Augusta Chronicle, Rainier Ehrhardt) The 2013 Masters...
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The Pirates have been Busy with some Weathering

Milepost 819 It goes without saying that railroading is a very dirty business. All railroad equipment is subjected to the elements and is seldom if ever washed unless it is a part of either a crack passenger train or the company’s publicity mill. But weathering is something...

Ohio River Paddlefest Weekend Events Set For June

CINCINNATI (AP) — Canoeists, kayakers and kids highlight the 13th annual celebration of paddling down the Ohio River. An expanded Paddlefest weekend this year begins June 20 with the kids’ outdoor adventure expo, which includes science, fitness and other presentations...

Ohio Lawmaker Charged With Fraud Set For Hearing

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwestern Ohio lawmaker charged with misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain is set for a court hearing on Monday. Rep. Pete Beck is scheduled for a plea or trial setting in Hamilton County...

Air travel: Late flights are up, complaints down

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are falling behind schedule more often and mishandling more bags, but customers aren’t making a federal case out of it. Academics who study the airline industry say that consumer complaints to the government dropped 15 percent last year after...
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India’s Sun Pharma to buy Ranbaxy in $4 bln deal

An Indian woman carries a water vessel as she walks past the office of Sun Pharmaceutical in Mumbai, India, Monday, April 7, 2014. The Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is buying troubled generic drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories in a $4 billion all-stock transaction, the companies said...