State auditor: ECOT inflated time students spent learning

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s auditor says the state’s then-largest online charter school inflated the amount of time students spent learning by failing to deduct the time students were inactive online. An audit released by Auditor Dave Yost Thursday also said the...

Cincinnati police officer injured in 2-car morning crash

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say a Cincinnati police officer was injured in a two-car crash and taken to the hospital for evaluation. The accident happened around 7 a.m. Thursday on the city’s west side. Investigators say the accident happened when a car was trying...
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Cleveland police investigate after body found at bus stop

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police are investigating an apparent homicide after the body of a man shot multiple times was found at a bus stop. Police were called to the scene on the city’s east side early Thursday morning. Multiple shell casings were found in the area...
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Top-ranked Halep loses to Pliskova in Madrid quarterfinals

MADRID (AP) — Top-ranked Simona Halep lost to Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-3 in the Madrid Open quarterfinals on Thursday. Halep was the two-time defending champion and on a 15-match winning streak at the clay-court tournament. But Pliskova gave the Romanian no chance, breaking...
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The Latest: White House condemns Iranian attacks

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria, where Israel responded to a rocket attack by launching a wave of missile strikes on Iranian positions (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The White House has condemned Iran’s “provocative rocket attacks from Syria...
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Australian, 104, dies in assisted suicide in Switzerland

May. 10, 2018 8:48 AM EDT LIESTAL, Switzerland (AP) — A 104-year-old Australian biologist who drew international attention to his right-to-die case ended his life in Switzerland on Thursday, an advocacy group said. Philip Nitschke, director of Exit International, said David...
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Prosecutor: Man’s drink scam defrauded Ne-Yo, Brian McKnight

CINCINNATI (AP) — A New Jersey man is accused of running a multimillion-dollar scam that bilked singers Ne-Yo and Brian McKnight, who invested in a sports drink company. Kevin Foster, of Montclair, faces 16 charges including wire fraud, money laundering, bankruptcy fraud...
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In Yemen’s Aden, a generation chewed up and spit out by war

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Best friends, they grew up together. When rebels attacked, they fought together. Eighteen years old and without a day of military training, they picked up Kalashnikovs and went to defend the front line in Yemen’s southern city of Aden. It was a rite...
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Britain apologizes “unreservedly” for kidnapping of Libyan

Britain apologizes “unreservedly” for kidnapping of Libyan LONDON (AP) — Britain has apologized “unreservedly” for its role in the capture of a Libyan dissident who was later tortured by the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s government. Attorney...
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