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Court sides with employees in retirement fund case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a lawsuit can proceed against Fifth Third Bancorp that accused management of irresponsibly investing employee retirement money in the bank’s then-failing stock. The unanimous ruling came Wednesday in a case involving a...

Deadlocked phone-hacking jury discharged by judge

Andy Coulson, former News of the World editor and the former spin doctor of British Prime Minister David Cameron, leaves the Central Criminal Court in London, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Coulson was convicted of phone hacking Tuesday, but fellow editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted...
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Suarez dilemma: FIFA opens case on bite incident

10ThingstoSeeSports – Uruguay’s Luis Suarez holds his teeth after running into Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (AP...
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Justices limit cellphone searches after arrests

FILE – This April 29, 2014 file photo shows a Supreme Court visitor using his cellphone to take a photo of the court in Washington. A unanimous Supreme Court says police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants. The...

Orders for US durable goods drop 1 percent in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for U.S. durable goods tumbled 1 percent in May as demand for military equipment fell sharply. But excluding defense-related goods, orders actually rose, and orders in a key category that signals business investment also increased. The gains...
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Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

FILE – This Dec. 20, 2012 file photo shows Chet Kanojia, founder and CEO of Aereo, Inc., holding a tablet displaying his company’s technology, in New York. The Supreme Court has ruled that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television...

Samuelson: Harvard’s silly and dreary Innovation Debate

By their nature, many innovations are disruptive. The Internet is, of course, Exhibit One. It has remade the music industry, threatens “brick and mortar” stores, is changing how we talk to each other (Facebook, Twitter) and is transforming the news business. Countless other...

Educators In Data Scandal Could Lose Licenses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says about 60 educators in Columbus city schools could lose their licenses because of the recent attendance data-scrubbing scandal. An Ohio Department of Education spokeswoman says the agency sent letters in two batches to educators this month...

Ohio Man Sentenced To Life For Slaying Over Pot

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a northeast Ohio man to life in prison for killing a man during an argument over $150 owed in a marijuana deal. The judge in Ashtabula County sentenced 22-year-old Denzil Yates on Tuesday after a jury convicted him last month in the...

Heavy Rain Brings High Water To Some Ohio Roads

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Residents of many parts of Ohio are grappling with flooded roads and yards thanks to a couple days of heavy rain and storms. The National Weather Service recorded 3.54 inches of rain at the Cleveland airport on Tuesday — a record for the date. As a result,...