Police: Story Of Bullet-blocking Book Is Unfounded

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A white bus driver’s story that a religious book in his shirt pocket blocked bullets as he was attacked by three black men isn’t supported by evidence and testing, Dayton police said Wednesday as they closed the case, which had been investigated as...

Couple Accused Of Neglect In Disabled Son’s Death

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio couple are accused of neglect in the death of their disabled 33-year-old son, who investigators say was malnourished and covered in bed sores. Authorities near Sandusky say David Arthur Sr. and his wife, Deborah Arthur, were charged Wednesday...
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Feds add Chrysler to ignition, air bag probe

FILE – This July 17, 2007 file photo shows the 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan at the Four Seasons Hotel in Carlsbad, Calif. On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted documents on its website detailing an investigation of about 700,000...
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Lawmakers press GM on report’s findings

General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, before the House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing examining the facts and circumstances that contributed to General Motors’ failure to identify a safety...
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Amazon ties new 4.7-inch phone to its services

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduces the new Amazon Fire Phone, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduces the new Amazon Fire Phone, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds up the...

New Zealand economy grows 3.8 pct, 6-year fastest

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s economy in the first quarter grew 3.8 percent, the fastest annual rate in more than six years. According to the figures released by the Statistics New Zealand on Thursday, construction grew by 12.5 percent, led by...

Eaton To Pay $147.5M To Settle Trade Secret Suits

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Eaton Corp. says it will pay Triumph Aerospace $147.5 million to settle trade secret litigation that became ensnared in judicial influence trafficking. The companies announced the settlement Wednesday. Under the deal, Triumph will dismiss lawsuits in...

Man Cited For Warning Drivers Of Police Checkpoint

CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man says police violated his First Amendment rights to free speech when they cited him for holding a sign warning motorists to turn if they wanted to avoid a drunken-driving checkpoint. Douglas Odolecki, 43, warned motorists with the sign...
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Sights, smells of holding cells for immigrant kids

Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television from their holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in...
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Sights, smells of holding cells for immigrant kids

Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television from their holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in...