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Afghan court sentences AP journalist’s killer to 20 years

FILE – In this photo taken in October 2012, Associated Press reporter Kathy Gannon, second from left, and photographer Anja Niedringhaus pose for a photo with Afghan police recruits at the main police training academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s highest...
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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

COMBINATION PHOTO – In this two photo combination picture, the Eiffel Tower with its usual lighting at left, and after the lighting was switched off at right, at the occasion of the Earth Hour, in Paris, France, Saturday March 28, 2015. This Saturday, 28 March 8:30 p.m....
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Yemen’s president calls Shiite rebels ‘puppets of Iran’

Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, wearing an army uniform, ride on an armed truck to patrol the international airport in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Yemen’s President Abed Raboo Mansour Hadi, speaking at an Arab summit in Egypt on Saturday, called Shiite rebels...
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Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

People displaced following attacks by Islamist militants lineup for accreditation before casting their votes, in Yola, Nigeria, Saturday March 28, 2015. Nigerians went to the polls Saturday in presidential elections which analysts say will be the most tightly contested in the...

US Senate Rivals Strickland, Sittenfeld Note Differences

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Democrats seeking Ohio’s U.S. Senate seat in 2016 didn’t mention each other by name, but they did point out their differences at party’s annual legacy dinner in Columbus. Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland and 30-year-old Cincinnati...

Pardon Is Most Outstanding In D3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dererk Pardon almost had a triple-double in leading Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph to the championship, earning the most outstanding player on the 2015 Associated Press Division III all-tournament team announced on Saturday. Pardon, a 6-foot-8 senior...

Parker, Pardon Carry VASJ Past LCC 63-50 In D4 Final

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brian Parker scored 17 points and Dererk Pardon flirted with a triple-double with 15 points, 12 rebounds and nine blocks to lead top-ranked Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph to a 63-50 win over defending champion Lima Central Catholic in the Division III...

Duke Energy CEO Loses $600K In Pay Over Coal Ash Pollution

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy’s CEO is paying a price for a massive spill of collected coal ash that coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in sludge containing toxic heavy metals. An annual statement released ahead of the Charlotte-based company’s May...

Linkous Is Most Outstanding In D4

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Colton Linkous, who had 22 points and 12 rebounds and hit the winning shot to give New Madison Tri-Village its first championship, is the most outstanding player on the 2015 Associated Press Division IV all-tournament team. The 6-foot-5 senior hit a...

Linkous’ Shot With 3 Seconds Left Helps Tri-Village To Title

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — First-team Associated Press all-stater Colton Linkous scored 22 points — and hit a 12-foot jumper with 3 seconds left — to lift No. 1 New Madison Harvest Prep to the Division 4 state championship with a 48-46 victory over Canal Winchester Harvest Prep on...