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Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26. Bob Bowman, the swimmer’s...
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Space station launch Monday despite dead computer

FILE – This Tuesday, March 26, 2013 file photo provided by NASA shows the release of the SpaceX Dragon-2 spacecraft from the International Space Station. NASA is pressing ahead, on Monday, April 14, 2014, with the planned launch of a supply ship despite a critical computer...

Police demand DNA from 527 males in rape case

PARIS (AP) — French police demanded that male students and staff at a high school in western France — 527 people in total — give DNA samples as they searched for the assailant who raped a teenage girl. The DNA dragnet started Monday in La Rochelle, and...
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$6M bail set for Utah woman in dead babies case

This photo provided by the Utah County jail shows Megan Huntsman, who was booked into the Utah County jail on suspicion of killing six of her newborn children over the past decade. Seven dead babies were found in a garage at a Pleasant Grove home where Huntsman lived up until...
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Barry Trotz out as coach of the Predators

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Barry Trotz, the NHL’s longest tenured head coach with one team, will not be back for a 16th season with the Nashville Predators. The Predators announced Monday they have told Trotz his contract will not be renewed and...

Crash hospitalizes Findlay man

BENTON RIDGE — Impaired driving recently hospitalized a Findlay man, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Jonathan Leonard-Fackler, 31, at 9:50 p.m. Sunday lost control of his grey 2003 Chrysler 300 north on Hancock 54 near Blanchard Township 79, according to Deputy...

APNewsBreak: Russian jet passes over US warship

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. military official says a Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region. The official says the fighter flew within 1,000...
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EU ministers blame Russia for Ukraine interference

Sweden’s Foregn Minister Carl Bildt, left, talks with Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague, center, and Denmark’s Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard at the start of an EU foreign ministers meeting at the EU Council building in Luxembourg, Monday, April 14,...

Man Hit Trying To Cross I-75 In Southwest Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine why a man walked across six lanes of Interstate 75 in southwest Ohio before he was hit by a truck. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports it happened Sunday afternoon on a busy stretch of I-75 in Dayton. The man was hospitalized...

Thiessen: Let HHS nominee Sylvia Burwell explain Obamacare lie

Senate Democrats have been desperately trying to move the national conversation away from Obamacare to just about anything else before the midterm elections — “paycheck fairness,” the minimum wage, even the Koch brothers. But President Obama’s choice of Sylvia Burwell to...