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180th Fighter Wing In Ohio Getting New Commander

SWANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing based in northwest Ohio is getting a new commander. The Adjutant General’s Department said in a statement that Col. Craig R. Baker was taking command of the fighter wing from Col. Steven Nordhaus in...

Separatists blamed for China knife attack; 33 dead

Police officers talk near luggages left by victims and have not been claimed outside the Kunming Railway Station where more than 10 assailants slashed scores of people with knives the night before in Kunming, in western China’s Yunnan province, Sunday, March 2, 2014....

Some More Little Sheds and Shanties

Milepost 807 While the weather here in NW Ohio has been pretty crummy this winter, it would seem like a great time to do some building… or something. But I think the cold temperatures, the heavier than usual snowfalls and the lack of sunshine just made me lazy to the point...

Pope hopes dialogue can prevail in Ukraine

Pope Francis delivers his message during the Angelus prayer from his studio window overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, March 2, 2014. Pope Francis is urging all segments of Ukrainian society to work to overcome incomprehension and build a future together....

High court looks at death row inmate with low IQ

This undated photo made available by the Florida Department of Corrections shows inmate Freddie Lee Hall. Hall, a Floridian with an IQ as high as 75 may be diagnosed as mentally disabled and eligible for help getting a job. But on death row, the state says an IQ higher than 70...

This month’s big deadline: What you need to know

AP Photo/Jon Elswick WASHINGTON (AP) — Sick of hearing about the health care law? Plenty of people have tuned out after all the political jabber and website woes. But now is the time to tune back in, before it’s too late. The big deadline is coming March 31. By that...

Hundreds of gunmen surround Ukraine military base

A Russian convoy moves from Sevastopol to Sinferopol in the Crimea, Ukraine, Sunday, March 2, 2014. A convoy of hundreds of Russian troops headed toward the regional capital of Ukraine’s Crimea region on Sunday, a day after Russia’s forces took over the strategic...

French filmmaker Resnais dies at 91

FILE – In this May 21, 2012 file photo, director Alain Resnais listens during a press conference for You Havent Seen Anything Yet at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. Seminal filmmaker Alain Resnais, whose inventiveness in film made him among...

Seminal filmmaker Resnais dies at 91

PARIS (AP) — Seminal filmmaker Alain Resnais, whose inventiveness in film made him among the world’s cinema greats, has died.He was 91. French producer Jean-Louis Livi said Resnais was working on his latest film even from the hospital, weeks after he was honored for...

Ukraine leader urges Putin to pull back military

A Russian convoy moves from Sevastopol to Sinferopol in the Crimea, Ukraine, Sunday, March 2, 2014. A convoy of hundreds of Russian troops headed toward the regional capital of Ukraine’s Crimea region on Sunday, a day after Russia’s forces took over the strategic...