Suspect In 3 Ohio Slayings Wants Evidence Tossed

CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for a sex offender suspected of killing three Ohio women want evidence against the man thrown out. Michael Madison’s attorneys say police should have had a search warrant when they looked through a garage where a body was found. Madison is charged...

Correction: Boston Marathon-Field story

BOSTON (AP) — In a story April 17 about the Boston Marathon field, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Tom Grilk as the Boston Athletic Association president. He is the B.A.A. executive director. A corrected version of the story is below: Boston Marathon makes room...
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Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte Carlo

AP Photo/Michel Euler PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal’s mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over. The top-ranked Spaniard hopes his confidence isn’t gone, too. Nadal lost to fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Monte...
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Prince reaches agreement with music label

AP Photo/Jakob Joergensen NEW YORK (AP) — Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label. Warner Bros. announced Friday that it had reached an agreement with the pop icon. Prince was...

Ohio Teacher Fired Over Alleged Obama Comment

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio teacher has been fired after allegedly telling a student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn’t need another black commander-in-chief. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/1kIkFmQ) the Fairfield Board of Education...

APNewsBreak: Ohio Prison Vendor Fined $142,000

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio’s 50,000 prisoners has repeatedly failed to meet the staffing levels it promised, the state announced Friday as it hit the company with $142,100 in fines. Philadelphia-based Aramark...

5 features an Amazon phone might offer

NEW YORK (AP) — Rumors of an Amazon smartphone reached a fever pitch this week, with several tech blogs speculating that the device could be due out this year. Amazon hasn’t confirmed that it has plans for a smartphone, and it isn’t clear what such a device...

US newspaper industry revenue fell 2.6 pct in 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. newspaper industry revenue continued to fall last year, as increases in circulation revenue failed to offset shrinking demand for print advertising. The Newspaper Association of America says the industry’s revenue fell 2.6 percent to $37.59...
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MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

Massachusetts Institute of Technology employees Jennifer Earls, left, and Deb Shafran stand near a memorial stone after a one-year remembrance ceremony for MIT Officer Sean Collier on campus in Cambridge, Mass., Friday, April 18, 2014. Authorities say Collier was slain by the...
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Paul Stanley on his love for another mask

AP Photo/Scott Gries NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of “The Phantom of the Opera,” and not just because he’s spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint. “Here’s...