Ohio GOP Moves To Keep College-athlete Amendment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Republicans have tabled an attempt by Democrats to scrap a change made to a state budget bill clarifying that college athletes are not employees under state law. The GOP-dominated House committee added the idea on Monday. It comes after last...

Panel Eliminates Funding Cut Threat For Ballots

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Leaders in Ohio’s largest county have voted to assert home-rule powers and mail unsolicited, absentee-ballot applications to registered voters there if the state doesn’t do so. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Council approved the...

Official: 10 killed in blast in Pakistan capital

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A police official says a bomb blast in the Pakistani capital has killed 10 people. Islamabad police chief Sultan Azam Taomori, in televised comments to reporters at the scene, said 10 people were killed and 37 wounded The bomb went off in a fruit and...
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Twitter tweaks website to attract new users

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan NEW YORK (AP) — As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook. “Moment by...
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Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin to star on Broadway

AP Photo/Evan Agostini NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin are slated to star together on Broadway in Kenneth Lonergan’s play “This Is Our Youth,” a comedy about the high times and aimless lives of two disaffected young men. Lonergan said...
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More underwater pings heard in hunt for plane

In this April 7, 2014 photo provided by the Australian Defense Force a fast response craft manned by members from the Australian Defense’s ship Ocean Shield is deployed to scan the water for debris of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Up to...