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Teen To Be Sentenced In Ohio ‘boredom’ Beating

CINCINNATI (AP) — The last of six Ohio teens who police said picked out a man on the street and severely beat him because they were bored is due to be sentenced. The boy is due in juvenile court in Cincinnati for sentencing on Thursday. He was among the boys police said attacked...

GM April US sales rise 6.9 percent

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says its April U.S. sales rose 6.9 percent as a string of embarrassing recalls had little impact. The Detroit automaker says it sold just over 254,000 cars and trucks for the month, led by the Buick brand with a 12 percent increase. GM’s...

‘The Young and the Restless’ leads Emmy nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS’ “The Young and the Restless” is ahead of the pack with 26 Daytime Emmy nominations, including best daytime drama. The television academy announced the nominations on Thursday. The 41st annual awards will be presented June 22 in Beverly...

2 Cleveland Kidnap Victims To Be Recognized

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two of the women who survived more than a decade of captivity in Cleveland will be among those recognized by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at an event next week. Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were freed last year from the...

Marathon Petroleum reports lower earnings in first quarter of 2014

Scheduled maintenance idled Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s two largest refineries, plunging profit 73 percent last quarter to $199 million, the company reported Thursday. Earnings in the January-March quarter amounted to 67 cents per share, down from $2.17 a year earlier. Marathon...
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Pharrell set for 1st iHeartRadio Music Awards

AP Photo/Donald Traill What color hat will Pharrell wear this time? The “Happy” singer is set to perform at the first iHeartRadio Music Awards on Thursday night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Rihanna, Diddy and Jennifer Lopez will attend, and A-list acts...
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Exxon earnings slip on lower production, refining

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil said Thursday that its net income fell 4 percent in the fourth quarter as it produced less oil and natural gas and posted weaker refining results. Cost-cutting and higher prices for its oil and gas helped the company beat...
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Damon Albarn removes his many masks on solo album

AP Photo/Jack Plunkett NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mention groups like Gorillaz and Blur to the average music fan and the names are immediately recognizable. Mention Damon Albarn, the man at the heart of those groups and several other successful collaborations, and there can be...
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Wildfire crews in California brace for more winds

A San Bernardino Sheriff’s deputy keeps an eye on a brush fire burning in Day Creek near the Etiwanda Perserve in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Fire officials say winds gusting to 60 mph are pushing the flames through the foothills of the San...
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Toronto mayor to take leave after new video report

FILE – In this Tuesday, December 10 2013 file photo, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford speaks in Toronto. Rob Ford’s lawyer said on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, that Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for substance abuse. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young File)...