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Lawyers Donate To Charity Tied To Ohio’s DeWine

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers, law firms and an Ohio lobbyist who have business in Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office have all contributed to a charity important to DeWine and his family, an Associated Press review found, and the donations have doubled since he took...

Hiker Who Died In Grand Canyon Was From Ohio

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A man who died while hiking at Grand Canyon National Park has been identified as an Ohio resident. Park officials on Monday identified the man who died Friday on the North Kaibab Trail as 47-year old Andrew Sammler of Lancaster. Officials...
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Nadine Gordimer, Nobel laureate, activist, dies

FILE – This is a Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006 file photo of Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, of South Africa, as she listens to a question during a news conference on the Guadalajara International Book Fair at Guadalajara’s Expo in Mexico. Gordimer died in her...
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Church of England votes in favor of women bishops

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, second right, and unidentified members of the clergy, arrive for the General Synod meeting, at The University of York, in York England, Monday July 14, 2014. The Church of England is set to vote on whether women should be allowed to...
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Afghan candidate tells AP vote deal will work

Afghan presidential candidate and former Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his residence in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 14, 2014. Ahmadzai said that a U.S.-brokered deal for a full ballot audit pulled the country...
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Egypt proposes that Israelis-Hamas cease-fire

Palestinians drive past a building destroyed by an Israeli strike on Friday, in Gaza City, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip fled their homes on Sunday and sought safety in U.N. shelters, heeding warnings from the Israeli...

Emerging nations plan their own World Bank, IMF

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fed up with U.S. dominance of the global financial system, five emerging market powers this week will launch their own versions of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa —the so-called...

APNewsBreak: Charity Dear To AG Sees Lawyer Giving

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Associated Press has found that lawyers, law firms and a lobbyist with a business stake at Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office have contributed to a charity important to the Republican and his family. Hands Together hosts the Becky DeWine...

CSX expanding North Baltimore facility

NORTH BALTIMORE — The already-large CSX railyard in North Baltimore is getting bigger. In what is reportedly a $43 million expansion, CSX is expanding its lift capacity by about 50 percent by adding two cranes and expanding tracks. It also is adding new receiving and departure...

Second probe details more CDC anthrax lab problems

NEW YORK (AP) — A second investigation has detailed additional safety problems at federal health laboratories in Atlanta, including the use of expired disinfectants and the transfer of dangerous germs in Ziploc bags. The new findings were disclosed Monday in a...