Senate presses ahead on defense bill despite divisions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate moved ahead on a $602 billion defense policy bill that would bar the closing of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and require young women to register for the draft….

The Latest: Ohio sheriff: Shot deputy expected to recover

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at an Ohio apartment complex that left two people shot, including a sheriff's deputy (all times local):…

Suspect pleads not guilty to charges in Ohio cop’s slaying

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A suspect in the fatal shooting of an Ohio police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges that could carry the death penalty upon conviction….

GM to add 700 technical jobs in Ontario, Canada

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will add at least 700 engineering, software development and urban mobility jobs at three sites in Canada….

Westlake Chemical buying Axiall for $2.33 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Westlake Chemical Corp. has agreed to buy Axiall Corp. for about $2.33 billion, ending a months-long takeover battle and creating a top producer of chemicals including chlorine and plastics….

US airlines to start scheduled flights to Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — Six airlines won permission Friday to resume scheduled commercial air service from the U.S. to Cuba for the first time in more than five decades, another milestone in President Barack Obama's campaign to normalize relations between the two countries….

Heavy reader? This 35-kilogram rugby book could be for you

SOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) — Heavy reader? Maybe this South African rugby book weighing 35 kilograms (77 pounds) and measuring half a meter by half a meter is for you. Got a spare $13,500, though?…

NHL, Red Wings legend Gordie Howe dies at 88

DETROIT (AP) — Gordie Howe, the rough-and-tumble Canadian farm boy whose boundless blend of talent and toughness made him the NHL’s quintessential star during a career that lasted into his 50s, has died. The man forever known as “Mr. Hockey” was 88. Son Murray...

‘Ali! Ali!’: The Greatest makes his final journey

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Western-backed forces encircle key town in northern Syria

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