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Safety Team Targets Near University Of Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati hopes to promote safety and reduce crime in neighborhoods adjacent to campus through a new team of “safety ambassadors.” The university says the team of five members and a manager were beginning operations Monday....

Ohio Day Care Operator Fined In Drugged Kids Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio day care worker accused of sprinkling drugs on snacks to get children to sleep has been fined $250 and had her 180-day jail sentence suspended after a plea deal. Tammy Eppley of suburban Columbus entered an Alford plea Monday on a misdemeanor count...

Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish can send subscribers a range of TV programming over the Internet without the need for a satellite receiver on the roof. The deal announced late Monday paves the way for...

New Cargo Service To Start At Ohio Airport

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Hong Kong-based cargo airline plans a twice-weekly service to a central Ohio airport starting this month. The Columbus Regional Airport Authority and Cathay Pacific Airways say the service to Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus airport will...

Putin’s takeover of Crimea is part of a larger strategy

Stephen J. Hadley was national security adviser from 2005 to 2009 and is a member of the executive committee of the Atlantic Council’s board of directors. Damon Wilson was senior director for European affairs at the National Security Council from 2007 to 2009 and is...

Milbank: Obama, the feckless tyrant

President Obama is such a weak strongman. What’s more, he is a feeble dictator and a timid tyrant. That, at any rate, is Republicans’ critique of him. With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Obama’s critics pivoted seamlessly from complaining about his...

Pentagon suspends military engagements with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it is suspending exercises and other activities with the Russian military, in light of Moscow’s military involvement in Ukraine. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Monday evening that the U.S. military has...

Cohen: Putin’s folly in Crimea

Vladimir Nabokov considered Anton Chekhov’s “The Lady With the Dog” one of the best short stories ever written. For what it’s worth, I agree. The plot is a simple one. A womanizing banker from Moscow seduces a young woman at the Black Sea resort of Yalta — and then,...

Editorial: The West must assuage the fears of former Soviet republics

AS THE shock waves from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine spread across Europe, the first country to tremble is neighboring Moldova, a small country that, since 1992, has been challenged by a separatist province propped up by Russian troops. Transnistria, a lawless zone that...

Robinson: In the Ukraine crisis, the U.S. has a credibility problem

Let’s be real. It’s one thing to say that Russia’s takeover of the Crimean Peninsula “cannot be allowed to stand,” as many foreign policy sages have proclaimed. It’s quite another to do something about it. Is it just me, or does the rhetoric about the...