Imagine Dragons, Macklemore, Skrillex lead ACLU concert

NEW YORK (AP) — Outrage over President Donald Trump’s travel ban has prompted a spring fundraising concert for the American Civil Liberties Union that will feature a diverse lineup, including Macklemore, Imagine Dragons, Incubus, Miguel and Skrillex. DJ and producer...

Belmont County Jail Adds To Security With Body Scanner

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Belmont County have implemented a full body scanner to detect smuggled contraband. WTOV-TV reports ( ) that the Belmont County Sherriff’s office unveiled the Securpass machine on Thursday. The x-ray scanner, which is valued at over...

Holm tries to avoid one-hit wonder status at UFC 208

FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2015, file photo, Holly Holm holds the champion belt after defeating Ronda Rousey during their UFC 193 bantamweight title fight in Melbourne, Australia. Her leap from obscurity to instant celebrity landed her on daytime talk shows and chatting with...

AP source: Joshua Kushner may buy Miami Marlins

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee MIAMI (AP) — The Kushner family, which already has close ties to the White House, may soon join Major League Baseball. Joshua Kushner, whose older brother is an adviser to President Trump, has a preliminary agreement to buy the Miami Marlins for about...

Martin Sheen backs pal's election bid for Pennsylvania judge

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Martin Sheen has briefly reprised his “West Wing” role as president in a new ad backing his friend seeking election as a Pennsylvania judge. Sheen played the fictional President Josiah Bartlett in the series and brought the role back...

“A United Kingdom” reclaims the history of the colonized

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took a single image for both David Oyelowo and Amma Asante to fall for the true story of Seretse Khama and Ruth Williams. The cover of Susan Williams’ book “Colour Bar: The Triumph of Seretse Khama and His Nation” shows a dapper...

Fed lawyers deciding next step in Trump travel ban fight

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, right, accompanied by Virginia Solicitor General Stuart Raphael, speaks outside the federal courthouse in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, following a hearing on President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Lawyers for the state of...

Trump hugs ally Japan after easing US-China tensions

President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, accompanied by their wives, first lady Melania Trump and Akie Abe, wave before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base Md., Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Trump is hosting Abe at his estate Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach,...

Bill Would Prohibit Fish Farming In US Great Lakes Waters

FENTON, Mich. (AP) — A member of Congress is sponsoring a bill to prohibit fish farming in waters of the Great Lakes within the United States. Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee of Michigan says poorly operated aquaculture facilities can increase pollution, destroy fish habitat, spread...

NFL more forceful on Texas ‘bathroom bill’ after Super Bowl

FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2017, file photo, Brad Kent, Chief Sales and Services Officer for Visit Dallas, holds a sign at a news conference at the Capitol in Austin, Texas, to oppose a Texas “bathroom bill.” The NFL is expressing sharper warnings about a Texas...