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Former Mississippi Guv Barbour To Speak In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Mississippi governor Haley Barbour will be a featured speaker at the Ohio GOP’s annual dinner in Columbus. The state Republican Party says Barbour will join Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) as speakers for its May 10 event. Kasich is...

Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump’s on board, too. Don’t discount the family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs. And include New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi’s name for...

Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Brooklyn

TORONTO (AP) — Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of Raptors fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday’s opening game of the NBA playoffs. Several hundred fans gathered outside the downtown...

Doctor Seeks Shorter Sentence In Child Porn Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio pediatric doctor who pleaded guilty to accessing child pornography is citing a troubled childhood and his own sexual abuse as a boy as he seeks a lower sentence. Prosecutors are calling for a four-year sentence for Christopher Pelloski, former...

Islamic militants claim this week’s Nigerian blast

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s Islamic extremists are claiming responsibility for the massive explosion at a busy bus station that killed at least 75 people in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, this week. It comes in a new video received Saturday. The leader of the...

Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson’s NYC home

NEW YORK (AP) — Animal rights activists protesting outside Liam Neeson’s home say they don’t agree with him that New York’s carriage horses should keep working. Neeson didn’t appear Saturday as about 50 demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of...

1 Rescued, 2 Transported In NE Ohio Apartment Fire

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A television station is reporting that firefighters have transported at least two people from an apartment fire in Canton. WEWS-TV in Cleveland reports ( ) crews in Canton were dispatched around 7:25 a.m. Saturday to the three-story brick apartment building on...
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‘Touched by an Angel’ producer back in series TV

AP Photo/Katie Yu LOS ANGELES (AP) — The producer of “Touched by an Angel” is back on television with a new series. Martha Williamson is the creator and producer of “Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” a Hallmark Channel show debuting Sunday night....
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Exhibit recreates Warhol’s 1964 World’s Fair mural

AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) — Even for a 1964 New York World’s Fair that celebrated “The World of Tomorrow,” Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time. His monumental piece commissioned specifically for the fair was deemed too edgy for the family friendly...
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At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

Masked pro-Russian activists guard a barricade at the regional administration building that they had seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern...