Winter’s Sub-zero Temps Hurt Ohio Peach Crop

UTICA, Ohio (AP) — Sub-zero temperatures during winter have badly hurt Ohio’s peach crop. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports peach trees that normally would be blooming are showing no signs of that at many Ohio orchards. The president of the Ohio Fruit Growers Marketing...
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‘Frozen’ director urges grads to end self-doubt

AP Photo/Jordan Strauss DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The screenwriter and director of the Disney film “Frozen” has encouraged University of New Hampshire graduates to do away with self-doubt. Jennifer Lee graduated from UNH in 1992. On Saturday, she told the graduates:...

Ohio Amusement Park Welcomes Roller Coaster Fans

MASON, Ohio (AP) — More than 500 roller coaster fans from the United States and Canada are expected to attend a national conference for coaster enthusiasts at a southwestern Ohio amusement park. The American Coaster Enthusiasts’ annual national spring conference is taking...

Ohio Bill Seeks To Open Up Salvage Vehicle Market

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal that seeks to open up the sales of wrecked or dismantled vehicles has recently passed the Ohio House. The bill would make changes to the regulations for selling salvaged vehicles. Salvage vehicles are typically those that have been wrecked or...

Libyan military bans Benghazi flights after attack

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s military banned flights Saturday over the eastern city of Benghazi, a day after troops loyal to a rogue general attacked Islamist militias in violence that killed 36 people, authorities said. The North African nation’s weak...
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Busch looks to reinvent himself with ‘The Double’

AP Photo/Darron Cummings INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kurt Busch commanded his driver to step on the gas before the UPS truck sped away. Inside, he was hoping for a package from Italy holding the $2,495 firesuit he’ll need for his latest – and wildest – racing...
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Q&A: Baruchel says he lucked out with ‘Dragon’

AP Photo/Thibault Camus CANNES, France (AP) — Cannes is awash in glamorous celebrities who peacock on the festival’s red carpet and confidently parade through its multitudes. Jay Baruchel is not one of them. He may be the most uncomfortable person in Cannes. Baruchel...
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Turkey mine search ends; last of 301 bodies found

Miner Erdal Bicak, center, speaks to journalists as he joined fellow miners and their family members to commemorate the Soma mine accident victims and protest the government’s labor policy in Savastepe , Turkey, late Friday, May 16, 2014. Public anger has surged in the wake...
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CANNES WATCH: Comic romp ‘Wild Tales’ a fest hit

AP Photo/Thibault Camus CANNES, France (AP) — The six darkly satirical stories that compose the Argentine romp “Wild Tales” added up to a breakout hit at the Cannes Film Festival. With the film’s producer, Pedro Almodovar, looking on, Argentine director...
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Thousands flee, 20 die in record Balkan floods

People build a dam made up of sandbags by the bank of the Sava river in Sremska Mitrovica, 90 kilometers west of Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Record flooding in the Balkans leaves at least 20 people dead in Serbia and Bosnia and is forcing tens of thousands to flee...