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Michigan Lottery drawings have some people seeing double

Winning numbers are shown on the Michigan Lottery webpage in Detroit Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. The winning numbers for the Midday Daily 4 on Thursday afternoon and the Daily 4 numbers drawn that evening were the same: zero, two, two and nine. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Winning numbers...

Africans open new front in war on terror to fight Boko Haram

Map locates Malum Fatori, Nigeria.; Map locates Malum Fatori, Nigeria.; Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan waves at supporters in Yola, Nigeria, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Youths angry at the Nigerian government’s failure to fight Islamic extremists threw stones Thursday at...

Canada to criminalize public terror threats

TORONTO (AP) — Canada announced a new anti-terror law Friday that will make it a crime for people to call for a terrorist attack, even if they don’t make a specific threat. The law will also allow anyone suspected of being involved in a terror plot to be detained...
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IS hostage drama shows change in propaganda technique

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, a passerby is silhouetted against a large TV screen broadcasting a news program in Tokyo reporting on a video posted on YouTube by jihadists on Tuesday, Jan. 27, that purports to show a still photo of Japanese hostage...

French fracture laid bare as 8-year-old praises terrorists

PARIS (AP) — It was bad enough when France learned that the minute of silence for victims of the nation’s deadliest terror attacks in decades was not respected by all students. Some children contested it, others walked out. But when an 8-year old Muslim boy...

Driver Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Ohio Bus-truck Crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck that authorities say ran a red light and struck a school bus near the Ohio Statehouse has pleaded not guilty and surrendered his driver’s license. Prosecutors say Terrance Trent ran a red light and struck a bus carrying...

Ohio Governor’s Budget To Expand Ways To Get College Credit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s community colleges would be able to offer bachelor’s degrees in certain circumstances under a proposal to be contained in the budget Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) releases Monday. The administration announced Friday that...

Ohio State AD Gets New Contract Without Championship Bonuses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State’s board of trustees has altered the contract of athletic director Gene Smith to pay him the same amount without incentives of about $18,000 for each Big Ten championship won by Buckeyes teams and individuals. The university says in a release...

Blue Jackets Activate Murray, Sent Anderson Down To AHL

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Ryan Murray off injured reserve and assigned right wing Josh Anderson to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. Murray has missed the last 36 games because of a knee injury....

Kevin Love: Expects To Hear Boos In 1st Game In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Love says he isn’t expecting a warm welcome when he plays in Minnesota for the first time since he was traded to Cleveland. The Cavaliers visit the Timberwolves on Saturday night. Love says he expects to hear plenty of boos. Love spent six years in...