No Clinton-bashing For Ohio Gov. John Kasich

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — For most Republican presidential hopefuls, the question from the audience would be a big fat softball lobbed across the plate: Name two or three reasons why Hillary Rodham Clinton would make a bad president. But when that question came to Ohio Gov. John...

Jeni’s Traces Source Of Listeria To Pint-filling Machine

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams says it has traced the source of listeria in its Ohio production facility to a pint-filling machine. CEO John Lowe says in a statement Wednesday that the company will never be sure how the bacteria got into the machine, which...

Man accused of robbing bank posted video on social media

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A 23-year-old man arrested by police in Virginia Beach for robbing a bank posted a photo and videos of the theft on Instagram – but says he shouldn’t be charged because he didn’t threaten anyone and asked for the money politely....

Los Angeles chief concerned after police kill homeless man

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Wednesday he has yet to see evidence that would justify one of his officers fatally shooting an unarmed homeless man near Venice Beach. Beck cautioned that his department’s investigation was just underway...
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LeBron puts headband back on for Game 2 vs. Chicago

AP Photo/Tony Dejak CLEVELAND (AP) — King James placed his crown back on for Game 2. LeBron James returned to the floor Wednesday night against Chicago wearing his signature headband, which the Cavaliers’ star had ditched since a March 7 game against Phoenix. Since...
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Clippers’ Paul out against Houston in Game 2

AP Photo/David Phillip HOUSTON (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul will miss his second straight game with a strained left hamstring, sitting out Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against Houston. Paul was injured Saturday night against San Antonio,...
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Texas’ top officer: Snoop Dogg a ‘dope smoking cop hater’

AP Photo/Jack Plunkett AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ chief law enforcement official called Snoop Dogg a “dope smoking cop hater” before reprimanding a state trooper who posed for a picture with the rapper, according to emails made public Wednesday. Snoop...
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Margaret Atwood named honorary member of arts academy

AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza NEW YORK (AP) — One of the world’s most celebrated writers, Canada’s Margaret Atwood, has been named a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The academy also told The Associated Press on Wednesday that...

International League

___ Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 5, Gwinnett 3 Norfolk 2, Syracuse 1 Indianapolis 3, Rochester 1 Pawtucket at Toledo, 6:30 p.m. Lehigh Valley at Louisville, 6:35 p.m. Charlotte at Columbus, 6:35 p.m. Buffalo at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Pawtucket at Toledo, 10:30 a.m. Charlotte at Columbus,...

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Nebraska on active day

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A storm that produced tornadoes across parts of southwestern Oklahoma bore down on suburban Oklahoma City during the evening rush hour Wednesday, and forecasters declared a tornado emergency for suburban Moore, which was hit hard two years ago....