Egypt: 29 alleged Islamists imprisoned for 5 years

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced 29 defendants it describes as Islamist supporters of the ousted president to five years in prison each on several charges including rioting. The Tuesday ruling by Nasr City Misdemeanor court is in connection to demonstrations...
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Protesters storm, seize new building in Ukraine

AAA Apr. 29, 2014 10:03 AM ETProtesters storm, seize new building in Ukraine A Pro-Russian activist waves a Donbas Republic flag over a crowd celebrating the capture of an administration building in the center of Luhansk, Ukraine, one of the largest cities in Ukraine’s...
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Economists back increased US oil and gas exports

AP Photo/Brennan Linsley NEW YORK (AP) — Whether to allow more exports of U.S. oil and natural gas has become a matter of political debate in Washington. But to economists, the answer is clear: The nation would benefit. The vast majority of economists surveyed this month by...

Men Charged In Theft Of Bronze Vases From Cemetery

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say two men have been arrested for allegedly stealing 180 bronze vases from graves at a cemetery. Local media reports said a scrap yard called Akron police after the men tried to sell the vases that stood as part of tombstones at...

DNA Tests Bring More Prison Time For Ohio Rapist

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge in northeast Ohio tacked another long sentence onto the prison time of a convicted rapist who recently was linked by DNA to two other attacks 20 years ago. Prosecutors in Cleveland said 55-year-old Kenneth Parker pleaded guilty to three charges of rape...

DNA Tests Bring More Prison Time For Ohio Rapist

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge in northeast Ohio tacked another long sentence onto the prison time of a convicted rapist who recently was linked by DNA to two other attacks 20 years ago. Prosecutors in Cleveland said 55-year-old Kenneth Parker pleaded guilty to three charges of rape...

2 Men Killed In Columbus Shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Columbus say two men were killed in a shooting at an apartment that appears to be drug-related. Two residents of the apartment in northwest Columbus told officers that the other men tried to rob them Monday afternoon when gunshots were exchanged....

Select list of nominees for 2014 Tony Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Select nominations for the 2014 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, announced Tuesday. Best Play: “Act One,” “All The Way,” “Casa Valentina,” “Mothers and Sons.” “Outside Mullingar” Best...

Stock futures higher

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are edging higher Tuesday, suggesting a higher open for the market, as more companies report earnings. KEEPING SCORE: Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 42 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,440 as of 9:08 a.m. Eastern time. Standard...
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OPCW team to investigate Syria chlorine gas claims

In this photo which AP obtained from the Syrian official news agency SANA, and has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, damages are seen after a series of mortar shells hit Damascus, killing more than a dozen people and wounding scores in Syria,...