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Editorial: Is high-frequency stock trading stepping over a legal line?

IN “THE Financier,” his great novel of American capitalism, Theodore Dreiser describes the thinking of his hero, Frank Cowperwood, who exploited banks, the state and investors. It isn’t wise to steal outright, Cowperwood concludes; that would be wrong. But “there were so...
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Editorial: The Obama administration must hold Egypt’s rulers to the standards of democracy

SECRETARY OF State John F. Kerry has made clear that he is eager to certify that the Egyptian regime of Gen. Abdel Fatah al-Sissi is “taking steps to govern democratically,” as Mr. Kerry is required to do by law before military aid to Egypt can be fully resumed. But Mr. Kerry...
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Rookies debut in style on Augusta National

AP Photo/Matt Slocum AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jonas Blixt played all kinds of courses in golf’s minor leagues before graduating to the PGA tour and quickly grabbing two wins. Even he wasn’t quite prepared for what Augusta National offered in his Masters debut....

Ohio Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Roommate’s Death

STOW, Ohio (AP) — A woman accused of killing her 21-year-old roommate last month in northeast Ohio has pleaded not guilty in her death. Authorities found Michelle Johnson’s body beneath blankets in a backyard shed in Stow (stoh) near the duplex where Roxanne Lee Buck rented...

Italian restaurant closes Findlay location

La Scola Tuscan Grill has shut its doors for good after two years in Findlay. The Italian restaurant at 2215 Tiffin Ave. closed on Thursday, said Moussa Salloukh, owner and partner of the restaurant. “We had a great time while we were there,” Salloukh said. Salloukh...

Nirvana, Kiss, Gabriel In Rock Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Nirvana, which changed music and fashion in the 1990s with the punk rock-inspired grunge sound, is joining the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a class with Kiss, Peter Gabriel and Hall & Oates. Linda Ronstadt, the singer formerly known as Cat Stevens and Bruce...

PG&E offers $250K reward in California grid attack

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. offered a $250,000 reward Thursday for information leading to an arrest and conviction in a startling attack mounted nearly a year ago on telephone lines and the power grid in Silicon Valley. The nighttime, coordinated...

About 106,000 Ohioans Enroll In Expanded Medicaid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 106,000 Ohioans have enrolled in Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer-funded program. Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) administration moved forward last fall with extending Medicaid eligibility to cover thousands more people under...
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Report: Syria rebel infighting kills 51 fighters

In this photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrian residents run in the street after a government warplane dropped barrel bombs at al-Sakhour neighborhood, in...
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Brazil president to Blatter: Country will be ready

AP Photo/Eraldo Peres SAO PAULO (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he has been “reassured” by Brazil’s president that the country will be ready to host the World Cup. Blatter said in a statement he had “another very positive phone...