No fighting in Crimea as supposed ultimatum passes

SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) — There has been no fighting in Crimea as a supposed Russian ultimatum for two Ukrainian warships to surrender passed without action from either side. Two Ukrainian warships remained anchored in the Crimean port of Sevastopol early Tuesday, a day...

Pro-Russian troops fire warning shots in Ukraine

Ukrainian navy corvette Ternopil is anchored at Ukrainian navy base in Sevastopol, Ukraine, early Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Russian troops said to be 16,000 strong tightened their stranglehold on Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula Monday, openly defying the U.S. and the European...

Oliver Scores 20 As Seton Hall Stuns Xavier 71-62

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Brian Oliver hit five 3-pointers and scored 20 points to lead Seton Hall to a 71-62 victory over Xavier Monday night, snapping the Pirates’ three-game losing streak. Fellow seniors Fuquan Edwin and Eugene Teague added 17 points apiece as the Pirates...

BC-BKC–Xavier-Seton Hall Box, BKC

Philmore 3-4 5-7 11, M. Stainbrook 1-2 0-2 2, Christon 9-18 9-11 28, D. Davis 2-9 4-4 9, M. Davis 0-4 1-2 1, Reynolds 1-2 0-0 2, Farr 1-4 0-0 2, Randolph 0-1 0-0 0, Martin 3-10 0-0 7, Stenger 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-54 19-26 62. Teague 6-8 5-6 17, Oliver 6-12 3-4 20, Geramipoor 0-0...

Review: Lea Michele is so-so on debut album

AP Photo Lea Michele, “Louder” (Columbia Records) On some of the songs from her debut album, Lea Michele is convincing. On others, it’s like she is acting. The “Glee” star, known for her big voice, provides the pipes on “Louder,” but some...

Monday’s Scores

Can. Cent. Cath. 46, Campbell Memorial 43 Creston Norwayne 44, Dalton 36 Warrensville Hts. 70, Beachwood 58 Cols. Africentric 62, Shekinah Christian 36 Cortland Maplewood 77, Windham 76, OT Louisville Aquinas 74, Wellsville 47 Newark Cath. 46, Gahanna Christian 38 Bainbridge...

Reform advocates watch China meeting for change

AP Photo/Ng Han Guan BEIJING (AP) — Fledgling entrepreneurs in Liaoning province in China’s northeast received a Lunar New Year gift in January when the government scrapped fees of up to $1,600 for registering a new business. The move was part of a stream of small...

Toronto mayor appears on `Jimmy Kimmel Live’

TORONTO (AP) — Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is laughing off Jimmy Kimmel’s suggestion that he get help for his drinking. Ford appeared Monday on the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” late night TV talk show in Los Angeles. Kimmel told Ford that if he’s an...

OSU’s Meyer Has Surgery, Won’t Miss Practice

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer had a short medical procedure over the weekend. In a statement released Monday night, a team spokesman said the surgery was to remove fluid from a cyst on Meyer’s brain. The cyst was originally discovered in 1998 when Meyer...

LeBron May Go Back To Cleveland _ For Ilgauskas

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James is considering a return to Cleveland. Well, for one night, anyway. James has been asked to attend Saturday night’s Cavaliers jersey retirement ceremony for his former teammate and longtime friend Zydrunas Ilgauskas, who now works for the...