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Adopted Dog Keeps Eye Out For Blind Buddy

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — He sticks close by when the two go for walks. He alerts his companion when strangers are coming. Sometimes, he even helps him find food and water. Otis is no ordinary guide dog, though: His partner, Bandit, is a Shih Tzu. Together, the dogs are settling into...

Judge: Records Can Be Used In Ohio Man’s Trial

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ruled that a northwestern Ohio man’s records with the county child welfare agency can be used by his attorneys to help convince a jury that he shouldn’t get the death penalty for a 2009 double murder. A judge in Lima ruled this past week...

Air Force Intelligence Center To Get New Head

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A new commander will take over a national military intelligence agency headquartered at an Air Force base in southwest Ohio later this year. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base says Air Force Col. Leah Lauderback will take command of the National Air and Space...
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China ship hears ‘signal'; unclear if jet-related

A woman ties a message card for passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, April 5, 2014. Search teams racing against time to find the flight recorders from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet crisscrossed...
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AP PHOTOS: Afghans vote in presidential election

Afghan President Hamid Karzai shows indelible ink on his finger to the media before he casts his vote at Amani High School, near the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 5, 2014. Afghan voters lined up for blocks at polling stations nationwide on Saturday,...
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Q&A: Nicole Kidman keeping it real in latest roles

AP Photo/Frank Gunn LOS ANGELES (AP) — With several films set to debut this year, including such disparate turns as a taxidermist villainess, mysterious amnesiac and an actress-turned-princess, Nicole Kidman will again become a familiar face in theaters. While maintaining a...
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FINALS WATCH: Robertson weighs in on ‘One & Done’

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson doesn’t see what the fuss is about over “One and Done” players. He was calling out critics Friday who don’t like the practice of college players leaving for the NBA...
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Gay men concerned after LA meningitis deaths

A pedestrian walks into Hollywood/Wilshire Public Health Center in Los Angeles on Friday, April, 4, 2014. The Department of Public Health urged gay men who had HIV or multiple partners to be vaccinated against invasive meningococcal disease. Los Angeles County Public Health...
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Gloria Steinem honored with annual DVF award

AP Photo/Luiz C. Ribeiro NEW YORK (AP) — Nobody can really believe that Gloria Steinem has just turned 80 years old – and that includes Steinem herself. “I don’t believe it for a minute,” quipped Steinem, the venerated women’s rights activist,...

Ukraine arrests alleged eastern coup plotters

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s security service says it has detained a 15-strong armed gang planning to seize power in an eastern province on the border with Russia. The Security Service of Ukraine said Saturday that it seized 300 machine guns, an antitank grenade...