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Tornado hits 1 Arkansas street particularly hard

A row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a Vilonia, Ark., neighborhood Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday, killing at least 16 people. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) A row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a...

Power outages hit southern Hancock County

Nearly 2,000 electric customers lost power overnight in southern Hancock County. American Electric Power and Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative both reported power outages starting about 2 a.m. Hancock-Wood restored power to its customers in southern Hancock County and northern...

Malkin’s 3 Goals Power Pens To Game 6 Clincher

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Evgeni Malkin had a hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins almost blew a four-goal lead before beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Monday night to clinch their first-round playoff series in six games. The Blue Jackets, closer to making tee times than...
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‘Scandal’co-star Short’s personal woes add up

AP Photo/Richard Shotwell LOS ANGELES (AP) — Columbus Short is a master of career reinvention. The “Scandal” co-star began working in commercials as a teenager, became a choreographer for Britney Spears and then turned actor and landed on the hit ABC political...

Teen Driving Student, Teacher Killed In Ohio Crash

WATERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A teenage student driver and his instructor out for a lesson on an Ohio road have been killed in a two-vehicle crash at an intersection. An Ohio Highway Patrol preliminary investigation indicates 16-year-old Joseph Franks was driving a car in Waterville...

Ai Weiwei in film fundraising dispute

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei says he was misled in lending his name and image to an independent science-fiction film. In a letter to director Jason Wishnow, Ai says he doesn’t approve of the way in which he was used to promote “The...

Cubs At Reds Game Postponed Because Of Rain

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds lost a game to the weather — a recurring problem this season — and took a couple more steps toward getting some injured players back on the roster. The opening game of a series with the Chicago Cubs was postponed on Monday following a 57-minute delay to...
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A who’s who of Putin’s friends hit by US sanctions

AAA Apr. 28, 2014 3:08 PM ETA who’s who of Putin’s friends hit by US sanctions FILE – In this Monday, May 23, 2011 file photo, then, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, right, speaks with his then Chief of Staff ,Vyacheslav Volodin, during a meeting of...
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AP PHOTOS: Tornadoes rip across Midwest, South

Ambulances gather outside the Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado hit the small hospital as well as several homes in the community. At least three tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured...

Cubs At Reds Games Postponed Because Of Rain

CINCINNATI (AP) — The opening game of a series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds was postponed because of rain on Monday night. The game never began and was called after a 57-minute delay. It wasn’t immediately rescheduled. It was the fourth rain delay in 10...