Raiders reward coach Jack Del Rio with new 4-year contract

FILE – In this Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio walks on the field before the first half of an AFC wild card NFL football game between the Houston Texans and the Raiders in Houston. The Raiders rewarded Del Rio with a new four-year...

The Latest: Ohio Board Rejects Clemency For Killer Of 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the death penalty in Ohio (all times local): 11:10 a.m. The Ohio parole board has recommended against mercy for a condemned Ohio killer who shot two people to death in back-to-back robberies over two days. Gary Otte (OH’-tay) was...

Collins Joins GOP Senators Calling For Tough Russia Approach

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Republican U.S. senator is among a group of party members urging President Donald Trump to get tough on Russia. Susan Collins joined a group of senators that sent a letter to Trump calling for the administration to take a “tough-minded...

Ohio Governor Delays 8 Executions As Court Fight Continues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich on Friday delayed eight executions as a court fight continues over the constitutionality of the state’s lethal injection process. Kasich’s announcement postponed the execution of a condemned child killer scheduled for next week...

Kent State Football Player Cleared Of Kidnapping, Assault

KENT, Ohio (AP) — A Kent State University football player accused of harassing an ex-girlfriend has been found not guilty of kidnapping and felonious assault charges but faces other charges. Star defender Nate Holley, a senior, was suspended from the team in November after being...

The Latest: Ohio Governor Delays 8 Executions During Appeal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio’s lethal injection court fight (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sihk) has delayed eight executions as a court fight continues over the constitutionality of the state’s lethal injection process. The...

Ford invests $1B in robotics startup in driverless car quest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ford Motor will spend $1 billion to take over a robotics startup to acquire more of the expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021. The big bet announced Friday comes just a few months after the...

Fed board member Tarullo announces resignation

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve board member Daniel Tarullo, a key official guiding bank regulation efforts, will resign this spring, the Fed said Friday. Tarullo’s decision will clear the way for President Donald Trump to select a candidate...

Rosie O'Donnell mirrors Steve Bannon in new Twitter pic

AP Photo/Evan Vucci NEW YORK (AP) — After saying she’d like to play President Donald Trump’s controversial adviser Steve Bannon on “Saturday Night Live,” comedienne Rosie O’Donnell has apparently changed her Twitter profile picture to make...

Sting, Timberlake, Legend and Miranda to perform at Oscars

AP Photo/Eric Risberg This year’s Oscar telecast will have some big Grammy Award winners: Sting, Justin Timberlake, John Legend and Lin-Manuel Miranda are all slated to perform the tunes nominated for Best Original Song. Timberlake will perform “Can’t Stop The...