Eastern League

___ New Hampshire 5, New Britain 3 Akron 4, Trenton 1 Erie 9, Bowie 5 Altoona 6, Harrisburg 1 Portland at Binghamton, 6:35 p.m. Trenton at Portland, 6 p.m. Binghamton at Erie, 6:35 p.m. Altoona at Akron, 6:35 p.m. Reading at New Hampshire, 6:35 p.m. Bowie at Harrisburg, 7 p.m....
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US, Japan say Pacific trade talks make headway

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko TOKYO (AP) — Closing two days of around the clock negotiations, U.S. officials said Friday that they reached a breakthrough with Japan to move forward a stalled regional trade pact even though gaps remain that could still upend a final agreement....
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US, Japan say TPP trade talks make headway

President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Friday, April 25, 2014, en route to Osan Air Base in Osan, South Korea. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Friday, April...
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Northwestern players to cast historic union vote

FILE – In this April, 2, 2014 file photo, former Northwestern football quarterback Kain Colter, right, and Ramogi Huma, founder and president of the National College Players Association, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington. Northwestern football players will cast secret...

Rapidly Maturing Blue Jackets Pushing Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma says his team needs more from stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin heading into Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against surprising Columbus. The Blue Jackets tied the series at two games apiece with a 4-3...

Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The seabed search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is set to widen as a sonar scan of the most likely crash site deep beneath the Indian Ocean nears completion without yielding a single clue, authorities said on Friday. The Australian...
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APNewsBreak: Ecuador expels US military group

FILE – In this Dec. 14, 2006, file photo, a US military plane lands at the US base airport in Manta, Ecuador. Shortly after first taking officein 2007, Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa purged Ecuador’s military of officers deemed to have close relations with U.S....

Study: US manufacturers gaining competitiveness

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturers have grown more competitive over the past decade compared with factories in China, Brazil and most of the world’s other major economies. So says a new private study, which found that rising wages and higher energy costs have...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Thursday: • Complainant advised they were just involved in an accident at West Lytle and South Wood streets; advised the other party gave info and left; requested an officer. Officer advised he will try to contact the other driver. Wednesday: •...

VB to host another open house

VAN BUREN — Van Buren schools will hold another open house to encourage residents to approve a $29.3 million bond issue on the May 6 ballot. If approved, the 37-year, 6.9-mill tax package would pay for building 37 new classrooms and a new gym at the middle school and high...