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Fugitive Ukrainian president said to be in Moscow

File- This Feb. 19, 2014, file photo shows Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych addressing the nation on a live TV broadcast in Kiev, Ukraine. The fugitive president said in a statement published by three Russian news agencies that he is asking Russia’s protection from...

Review: Lots of innovations beyond iOS and Android

A device is running with Firefox OS software during the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Expected highlights include major product launches from Samsung and other phone makers, along with a...

Report: UK spies intercept webcam pics, nudity

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s signals intelligence division is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of innocent Yahoo users’ webcam videos, according to the Guardian newspaper, which also reported that the years-long operation has swept up a huge haul of...

Bumpy ride ahead through pothole purgatory

A vehicles drives past a pothole in Philadelphia on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Since Dec. 1, 2013, PennDOT workers have applied more than 2,000 tons of patching material in the five counties around the city, according to spokesman Gene Blaum. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) A vehicles drives...

Teen helps scientists study her own rare disease

WASHINGTON (AP) — A teenager who survived cancer decided to study her own rare disease, and helped point scientists to a gene flaw that might spur it. Age 18 is young to be an author of a study in the prestigious journal Science. But an industrious high school student...

Guilty Plea In $10 Million Ohio Fraud Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio man has pleaded guilty to fraud charges that include related allegations he cheated Miami Heat basketball players out of millions of dollars. A 135-count indictment filed last year described a scheme under which Haider Zafar (HAY’-dur...

School Shooting Victim’s Dad Dies On Anniversary

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — The father of one of three teens killed in a 2012 school shooting in Ohio has been found dead on the two-year anniversary of his son’s death. A sheriff’s office in northeast Ohio says 48-year-old Russell King Sr. was found dead at his home by a...

Fugitive Ukrainian president shows up in Moscow

File- This Feb. 19, 2014, file photo shows Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych addressing the nation on a live TV broadcast in Kiev, Ukraine. The fugitive president said in a statement published by three Russian news agencies that he is asking Russia’s protection from...

UPDATE: Police investigate scam involving Elmwood students

BLOOMDALE — Three high school students collected donations in Findlay and Wood County with a fake cancer story, the Elmwood superintendent said today. The students knocked on doors of area residences and told varying stories of fundraising for a fellow student or teacher with...

Cities In West, Ohio Vying For 2016 GOP Convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three cities in the West and three in Ohio are among the eight finalists to host the Republicans’ presidential nominating convention in 2016. Party leaders will consider the Republican National Committee’s list of potential host cities in the coming...