Canada woman had tried to sponsor boy who drowned off Turkey

AP Photo ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawmaker says a woman in Canada had tried to sponsor Syrian relatives who drowned off the coast of Turkey, including a 3-year-old boy whose lifeless body was shown in photographs that are galvanizing debate around the world. Canadian...

The Latest: Easing of Greece fears helping eurozone economy

AP Photo/Michael Probst FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The latest on the European economy as the European Central Bank meets to discuss its monetary policy (all times local): — 10:25 a.m. Waning concerns over a Greek exit from the euro appear to be shoring up the economic...

Bangkok security looks more serious in deadly bombing’s wake

AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit BANGKOK (AP) — Bangkok’s laid-back, anything-goes vibe has toughened a bit in the aftermath of last month’s deadly bombing in the heart of the city. Security appears tighter, with a more conspicuous contingent of police, soldiers and...

Labor Day flying: behind the scenes at a very busy airport

AP Photo/LM Otero DALLAS (AP) — More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the industry’s trade and lobbying group. The unofficial end...

Australian police won’t charge Mel Gibson over tirade claim

SYDNEY (AP) — Police say they do not intent to charge Oscar-winning director Mel Gibson over an allegation that he shoved and abused a newspaper photographer who snapped pictures of him and his new girlfriend in Sydney last month. The Daily Telegraph staff photographer...

Report: Ohio State QB Jones Taken To Hospital For Headache

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was taken to the hospital because of a headache, his mother told The Toledo Blade. Florence Jones told the newspaper her son was taken to an emergency room in Columbus, Ohio, and that he should be fine. Jones is competing with J.T. Barrett to...

US Muslims hope new billboards reclaim Islam’s message

AP Photo/Stephan Savoia BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet, Muhammad: peace and justice, not extremism and violent jihad. The New York-based Islamic...

Floyd Returns From Injury But Indians Lose 5-1 To Jays

TORONTO (AP) — On a rough night for the Indians, Gavin Floyd’s return gave them something to smile about. R.A. Dickey pitched a four-hitter to win his seventh straight decision, Josh Donaldson had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Cleveland 5-1 on Wednesday. With an...

Kershaw’s 15 Ks lead Dodgers over Giants 2-1

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once Dodgers manager Don Mattingly crossed the foul line without signaling the bullpen in the ninth inning, Clayton Kershaw knew he was safe to finish off the San Francisco Giants. Mattingly wanted to check on his ace, who after...

Ohio Daybook

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