Worldwide effort set to keep Trump happy on 1st trip abroad

President Donald Trump accompanied by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, May, 18th, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump sits down for...

Amid White House crisis, Pence tries to avoid political fray

Vice President Mike Pence pauses while speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce during their “Invest in America!” Summit, Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has tiptoed gingerly through the...

Amid Raqqa, Mosul fights, US prepares for IS endgame effort

In this May 15, 2017, photo, Iraqi civilians walk through rubble as they flee fighting between Iraqi special forces and Islamic State militants, in western Mosul, Iraq. The United States is looking ahead toward a decisive battleground in its bid to destroy the Islamic State...

Thailand’s chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

BANGKOK (AP) — A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda from tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet. The chunky monkey — nicknamed “Uncle Fat” by locals — is now eating lean protein, fruits and vegetables...

Birthplace of grunge mourns 'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson SEATTLE (AP) — Grief-stricken Chris Cornell fans left flowers at memorials across Seattle for the musician whose forceful, somber songs helped cement the city’s place in rock history. One of the locations where people gathered was the Sound...

Trump heads overseas, turmoil in his wake

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump was hoping to head out on his...

Thursday’s Scores

Akr. Hoban 11, Tallmadge 1 Alliance Marlington 4, Beloit W. Branch 3 Bellville Clear Fork 6, Shelby 4 Carrollton 11, Millersburg W. Holmes 6 LaGrange Keystone 6, Parma Hts. Holy Name 1 Mentor Lake Cath. 8, Jefferson Area 5 Zanesville Maysville 7, Dover 2 Elyria Cath. 10, Columbia...
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Friday’s Scoreboard

PREP BASEBALL OHSAA District Semifinals Division I AT BOWLING GREEN CARTER PARK Anthony Wayne 12, Sylvania Northview 6 Perrysburg 8, Sylvania Southview 5 DISTRICT FINAL: (2) Anthony Wayne (20-7) vs. (6) Perrysburg (13-12), Friday, 6 p.m. Division II AT HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY Clyde...
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Prep Roundup: Elmwood, OF boys relays advance

GIBSONBURG — Elmwood and Old Fort’s boys 3,200 relay teams finished second and third, respectively, to lead area teams at the Division III district track and field meet at Gibsonburg High School on Thursday. The top four finishers in each event qualified for regionals...

Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5M at New York auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A 1982 artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction of contemporary art Thursday night. Sotheby’s said the sale of “Untitled” was an auction record for the artist. It also set a record price...