off

Opposition cries fraud in Algerian election

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika arrives on a wheelchair to vote in the presidential elections in Algiers, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Algerians are trickling into the polls to elect a new president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be won by the ailing...

Ohio Bans 2 Chemicals Used To Make Synthetic Drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new rule took effect Thursday in Ohio that bans the sale and use of two chemicals drug dealers have used to pass off harmful synthetic drugs as legal substances. The compounds — PB-22 and 5F-PB-22 and their variations — are often sprayed on plant materials...
off

Days after shooting, ‘Virunga’ premiers at Tribeca

AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews NEW YORK (AP) — Days after the director of Africa’s oldest national park was shot by gunmen, a documentary about those who protect Virunga National Park from armed poachers and encroaching oil interests premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival....
off

Days after shooting, ‘Virunga’ premiers at Tribeca

AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews NEW YORK (AP) — Days after the director of Africa’s oldest national park was shot by gunmen, a documentary about those who protect Virunga National Park from armed poachers and encroaching oil interests premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival....

Cleveland’s Jason Kipnis Ejected At Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis was ejected from Thursday’s game against the Detroit Tigers after striking out in the third inning. Kipnis struck out swinging with the bases loaded for the third out, then appeared to say something to plate umpire Lance...
off

911 calls capture chaos after truck-on-bus crash

File – In this April 10, 2014, file photo, massive flames engulf a tractor-trailer and a tour bus just after they collide on Interstate 5 near Orland, Calif. Authorities are releasing 911 calls made after a FedEx struck slammed into a tour bus carrying high school students...
off

Editorial: The Affordable Care Act comes in with better-than-expected numbers

OBAMACARE’S CRITICS have had a bad week. On Thursday, President Obama announced that 8 million people have enrolled in new health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces, and a significant portion of them are young Americans. Yes, we need to...

Editorial: In the death of Cecil Mills, a central figure goes unpunished

‘, ‘ ‘] return ret.join(”); } function setCarouselContents(){ var paramUser = getParamUser(); var recipe = “3”; //s.getCookieForRecVidABTest(); var paramABTestBucket = getParamABTestBucket(recipe); var baseurl =...

Editorial: In the death of Cecil Mills, a central figure goes unpunished

‘, ‘ ‘] return ret.join(”); } function setCarouselContents(){ var paramUser = getParamUser(); var recipe = “3”; //s.getCookieForRecVidABTest(); var paramABTestBucket = getParamABTestBucket(recipe); var baseurl =...

Wal-Mart jumps into the money transfer biz, loudly

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business. The world’s largest retailer introduced a new money transfer service Thursday that it says will cut fees for its low-income customers by up to...