Wal-Mart to accept video game trade-ins in stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart plans to expand its video game trade-in program to its stores, offering store credit for thousands of video games. The world’s largest retailer plans to let video game owners trade in used video games online and in Wal-Mart and Sam’s...

Ohio Officials Seek More Kids For Meals Program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawmakers, food bank and school representatives and other stakeholders are getting together in central Ohio to discuss ways to increase participation in a program that provides meals for children from low-income families. They say only a fraction of eligible...

More People Ban Themselves At Ohio Gambling Sites

CLEVELAND (AP) — The lists of people banning themselves from Ohio’s casinos and racinos have grown as the state’s gambling industry expands. The Plain Dealer in Cleveland ( ) reports nearly 750 gamblers from 11 states and Ontario excluded themselves from Ohio’s...

Hertz spinning off its equipment rental business

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Hertz plans to spin off its equipment rental business into a separate publicly traded company. The car rental company says it will receive about $2.5 billion in proceeds, which will be used to pay down debt and to support a new $1 billion stock buyback....

Iran, 6 powers discuss sanctions, nuclear cuts

VIENNA (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister and the EU’s top foreign policy chief have launched a new round of nuclear talks between Tehran and six world powers, putting a reported tiff behind them. The two sides hope to reach an agreement by July that trims...
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Search for lost jet tests China, US capabilities

In this Thursday, March 13, 2014 photo provided by China’s Xinhua News Agency, China’s rescue ships sail different ways as they conduct a search operation for a missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, flight MH370. China has the most at stake and has been taking an...
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After Crimea, world anxious about next Putin move

FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2014 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the media at the end of an EU-Russia summit, at the European Council building in Brussels. With Crimea in Russia’s pocket, the world anxiously awaits Putin’s next move. The...

APNewsBreak: Out-of-sync response to LAX shooter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report on the emergency response to last year’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport cites serious shortcomings in communication between agencies that left major commanders in the dark and a long lag in establishing a coordinated...

APNewsBreak: Out-of-sync response to LAX shooter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report on the emergency response to last year’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport cites serious shortcomings in communication between agencies that left major commanders in the dark and a long lag in establishing a coordinated...
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2nd day of sentencing in Army general sex case

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair shakes hands with his defense attorney Ellen C. Brotman outside the Fort Bragg, N.C., courthouse, Monday, March 17, 2014. Sinclair, who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates, appeared to choke up as he told a judge that he’d...