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Australia warns travelers to not bring in hitchhiking toads

In this undated photo provided by Australia’s Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, a black-spined toad is seen inside a shoe of a passenger from Indonesia, in Cairns, northeast Australia. Australian quarantine authorities on Thursday, May 11, 2017, urged travelers...

Australia warns travelers to not bring in hitchhiking toads

In this undated photo provided by Australia’s Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, a black-spined toad is seen inside a shoe of a passenger from Indonesia, in Cairns, northeast Australia. Australian quarantine authorities on Thursday, May 11, 2017, urged travelers...

North Korea says it will seek extradition of plot culprits

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un last month with a biochemical poison, a top North Korean foreign ministry official said Thursday. Han Song Ryol, the vice...

Uber chases GrabTaxi in Myanmar, expanding in Southeast Asia

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Uber is launching its private ride-hailing service in the Myanmar capital of Yangon, aiming to tap into one of the world’s youngest and fastest-growing online markets. The launch Thursday follows Singapore-based GrabTaxi’s debut by about...

Ducks’ reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

The Anaheim Ducks celebrate s 2-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers in Game 7 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks finally cleared a major...
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Thursday’s Scoreboard

PREP BASEBALL Wednesday’s District Games Division I BG CARTER PARK DISTRICT Sylvania Northview 4, Oregon Clay 3 Anthony Wayne 4, Ashland 0 Sylvania Southview 5, Toledo St. Francis 3 Perrysburg 2, Toledo St. John’s 1 Division II HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY DISTRICT Shelby...
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Prep Track: SW’s Ogg nets SBC girls pole vault crown

OAK HARBOR — St. Wendelin’s Jaden Ogg won the girls pole vault and Donald Hillabrand did likewise for Lakota on the boys side on Wednesday in the first day of competition in the Sandusky River League River Division track and field championships. Hillabrand’s win...
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Prep Softball Roundup: Elmwood roughs up Fostoria, 12-2

BLOOMDALE — Mattison Hillard and Savannah Harvey combined for seven hits and drove in four runs apiece as Elmwood topped Fostoria 12-2 in a six-inning Northern Buckeye Conference softball game Wednesday. Hillard went 4 for 5 in the leadoff spot and Harvey went 3 for 4...
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Prep Baseball Roundup: Dauterman fires a no-hitter for Royals

BLOOMDALE — Elmwood struck first with a run in the bottom of the first inning and Braden Dauterman fired a 13-strikeout no-hitter as the Royals defeated Bluffton 1-0 in a Division III first round district baseball game at Elmwood on Wednesday. The Royals (7-10) advance to...

US, Japan, France, UK practice amphibious landings on Guam

A French sailor stands watch near the FS Mistral, a French amphibious assault ship docked at Naval Base Guam on Thursday, May 11, 2017 near Hagatna, Guam. Military personnel from the United States, Japan, France and the United Kingdom are gathering in the remote U.S. Pacific...