Condemned Ohio Man Seeks Mercy, Points To 2nd Man

CLEVELAND (AP) — Defense attorneys say a man sentenced to death for a Cleveland produce vendor’s 1983 slaying should be granted clemency in part because a second defendant repeatedly admitted being the shooter. A clemency application filed Thursday for 54-year-old Arthur...
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Jury convicts husband in Iraqi woman’s death

Murder suspect Kassim Alhimidi reacts to being found guilty for the murder of his wife Shaima Alawadi, Thursday April 17, 2014. Alhimidi shook his head as the verdict was read Thursday. He was charged with murdering his 32-year-old wife, Shaima Alawadi, in El Cajon, home to one...
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Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2011 file photo, Chelsea Clinton and husband Marc Mezvinsky attend amfAR’s annual New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street, in New York. Clinton announced that she is pregnant with the couple’s first child on Thursday, April 17, 2014, while...

Woman, Teenager Found Dead In Lake Erie; 2 Missing

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The bodies of two of four missing boaters were recovered in western Lake Erie on Thursday, a day after the group left for an afternoon of fishing and sent pictures to relatives. Searchers found a partially submerged boat on a reef near the Davis-Besse nuclear...

SSudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — An angry mob of South Sudanese youths attacked a U.N. base on Thursday in order to harm members of an ethnic minority sheltering inside. Peacekeepers were forced to open fire, amid rampaging violence that killed at least 12 people, officials there...

Police search home of highway shooting suspect

GRANDVIEW, Mo. (AP) — Police have arrested a male suspect in a string of random Kansas City-area highway shootings that have wounded three people. Kansas City, Mo., police Chief Darryl Forte declined to identify the suspect during a Thursday night news conference near the...

Tigers Hold On For 7-5 Win Over Indians

DETROIT (AP) — Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday. Justin Verlander (2-1) allowed three unearned runs in five innings, and the Tigers trailed 3-1 before Kinsler’s three-run...
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Review: ‘Act One’ is a sweet ode to the theater

AP Photo/Joan Marcus NEW YORK (AP) — What’s happening now at the Vivian Beaumont Theater was inevitable, really. Lincoln Center Theater has turned Moss Hart’s cracking memoir “Act One” into a rollicking play, which, if you think about it, is the...

Lowe’s Agrees To Minimize Lead Dust, Pay Fine

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lowe’s Home Centers has agreed to pay a $500,000 federal penalty in settling claims that its contractors in at least nine states broke environmental rules for addressing lead paint dust during home renovation projects, two federal agencies announced...
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Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

FILE-Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts is shown in this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo taken in Portland, Ore. A federal judge has ruled that Clackamas County in Oregon violated an immigrant woman’s constitutional rights by holding her in jail for two weeks without...