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Police: Fire at Fla. home intentionally set

In this photo provided by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, flames destroy a home in a gated community Wednesday May 7, 2014 in Tampa, Fla. Officials have confirmed that three bodies have been found in the home. (AP Photo/Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office)...
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Islamic militant attack in Nigeria kills hundreds

People attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped school girls from the Chibok government secondary school, outside the defense headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday May 6, 2014. Their plight — and the failure of the Nigerian military to...
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Police: Fire at Fla. home intentionally set

In this photo provided by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, flames destroy a home in a gated community Wednesday May 7, 2014 in Tampa, Fla. Officials have confirmed that three bodies have been found in the home. (AP Photo/Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office)...
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Islamic militant attack in Nigeria kills hundreds

People attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped school girls from the Chibok government secondary school, outside the defense headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday May 6, 2014. Their plight — and the failure of the Nigerian military to...
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Column: Long on guts, all Sam needs is a fair shot

AP Photo/L.G. Patterson Among the hundreds of players eligible for this year’s NFL draft, one has come out and announced he’s gay. For all the dramas that will grab center stage each time a big name moves up or down the board, the fate of Michael Sam – and...

Alibaba IPO poses pivotal test for Yahoo CEO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will face a $10 billion decision in a few months. She already has made many changes since taking over nearly two years ago, but all the internal reshuffling and deal-making has merely been a prelude to her biggest test. The...
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NC primary with singer Clay Aiken still close

Clay Aiken speaks to supporters during an election night watch party in Holly Springs, N.C., Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Aiken is seeking the Democratic nomination for North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) Clay Aiken speaks to supporters during an...

Federal agents target synthetic drugs, sellers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Drug Enforcement Administration is trying to stay one step ahead of synthetic drug makers, wholesalers and retailers as it broadens its crackdown on the growing black market product. DEA agents fanned out across the country Wednesday and made more...

Eastern League

___ Harrisburg 5, Richmond 0 Bowie at Altoona, 10:30 a.m. Binghamton 6, New Hampshire 0 Trenton at New Britain, 10:35 a.m. Akron at Erie, 11:05 a.m. Portland at Reading, 11:35 a.m. New Hampshire at Portland, 6 p.m. Altoona at Akron, 6:35 p.m. Harrisburg at Binghamton, 6:35 p.m....

Vote Planned To Make ‘Sloopy’ Ohio’s Rock Song

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cue the marching band. The Ohio House is scheduled to vote on a proposal to make “Hang On Sloopy” the state’s official rock song. The 1960s hit has been a crowd favorite for decades at Ohio State University games. The university’s...