Pro-Russia forces mount pressure on Ukrainians

SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian officer at a military base in Ukraine’s region of Crimea says that pro-Russia soldiers have crashed a truck through its gates in an attempt to take it over. Lt. Col. Vitaly Onishchenko, deputy commander of the base, said three...
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Rockets win 4th straight, 112-86 over Pacers

AP Photo/Pat Sullivan HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Rockets were determined to make up for their most lopsided loss of the season when they got a second shot at Indiana on Friday night. Not only did Houston do that, but it handed the Eastern Conference-leading Pacers...
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Mavs blow 30-point lead, rally past Blazers 103-98

AP Photo/John F. Rhodes DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki says he wasn’t thinking about the last time the Dallas Mavericks blew a 30-point lead and lost. The biggest collapse in franchise history was a long time ago, and he was too busy trying to make sure it didn’t...

Friday’s Scores

Cin. Taft 57, Bellefontaine 44 Cols. Eastmoor 44, Bloom-Carroll 39 Cols. Watterson 48, Cols. Brookhaven 28 Day. Dunbar 68, Day. Carroll 48 Day. Thurgood Marshall 49, Cin. Wyoming 37 Can. Cent. Cath. 60, Lisbon David Anderson 44 Cle. VASJ 75, Warrensville Hts. 62 Creston Norwayne...
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Stern Israeli airport security measures questioned

FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2010 file photo, passengers have their hand luggage screened by security personnel inside the Ben Gurion airport terminal near Tel Aviv, Israel. While standing in long lines, walking through scanners and removing belts and shoes are a fact of post...

Tea party challengers struggle to continue success

Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds itself with slimmer prospects as it moves into the new election season. In Tuesday’s first-in-the-nation primaries in Texas,...
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Daylight saving time: Move clocks ahead 1 hour

Dave LeMote wipes down a post clock at Electric Time Company, Inc. in Medfield, Mass., Friday, March 7, 2014. Most Americans will set their clocks 60 minutes forward before heading to bed Saturday night, but daylight saving time officially starts Sunday at 2 a.m. local time...

American Hockey League

NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. St. John’s 3, Bridgeport 2 Utica 2, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 1, SO Albany 4, Portland 3, SO Manchester 4, Adirondack 2 Grand Rapids 4, Iowa 0 Hartford 6, Springfield 2 Worcester 5, Providence...

Jefferson, Walker Lead Bobcats Past Cavs 101-92

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Al Jefferson scored 28 points, Kemba Walker had 20 points and 14 assists, and the Charlotte Bobcats defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 101-92 Friday night for their sixth straight win at home. Jefferson shot 12 of 18 from the field and reached 20 points for...