Cruz’s comments after attack criticized by Muslims, others

AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s call for increased surveillance in Muslim neighborhoods following the deadly bombings in Brussels drew sharp rebukes from Muslim Americans and civil rights groups, which panned the...

Credit Suisse to cut more costs in accelerated restructuring

GENEVA (AP) — Credit Suisse is announcing new steps in its restructuring with greater cost cuts and plans to reduce headcount by another 2,000. The Swiss bank is citing “disappointing financial results” because of a combination of a high, inflexible cost base,...

Automakers say electrics, hybrids no longer just gas-sippers

AP Photo/Paul Sancya NEW YORK (AP) — When Toyota aired a Super Bowl television ad featuring a surprisingly quick Prius gas-electric hybrid eluding police, it marked a turning point for the auto industry. For years, automakers pushed fuel efficiency to sell hybrid and...

2 Palestinian clowns offer relief to kids in Gaza hospitals

AP Photo/Adel Hana GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A pair of Palestinian clowns is offering some laughs and relief to children with chronic illnesses at pediatric wards in hospitals in the Gaza Strip. With no circus or fair in Gaza to offer employment, Majed Kaloub and Alaa...

Jenner, Atkinson Rally Blue Jackets Past Flyers 3-2 In SO

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Boone Jenner scored late in the third period and again in the shootout after Cam Atkinson’s tying goal with 8 seconds left, rallying the Columbus Blue Jackets to an improbable 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Jenner scored in...

Jenner, Atkinson Rally Blue Jackets Past Flyers 3-2 In SO

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Boone Jenner scored late in the third period and again in the shootout after Cam Atkinson’s tying goal with 8 seconds left, rallying the Columbus Blue Jackets to an improbable 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Jenner scored in...

Man Convicted Of Murder In Deaths Of 2 Roommates Sentenced

CHICAGO (AP) — A graduate student from Ohio has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2012 stabbing deaths of two Chicago roommates. DeJuan Pratt was sentenced Tuesday to natural life plus 30 years by Judge Charles Burns after being found guilty of murder, armed robbery and...

Flyers-Blue Jackets Sums

First Period_1, Philadelphia, Giroux 20 (Schenn, Schultz), 11:42. Penalties_Gostisbehere, Phi (hooking), 12:05; Raffl, Phi (holding), 14:47. Second Period_None. Penalties_White, Phi (roughing), 3:26; Boll, Clm, served by Hartnell, major-game misconduct (interference -), 3:26;...

American Hockey League

x-Clinched Playoff Berth NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Albany 4, Springfield 1 Grand Rapids at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Ontario at Bakersfield, 10 p.m. Providence at Hartford, 7 p.m. Bridgeport at Portland, 7 p.m. Syracuse at...

At A Glance

x-Clinched Playoff Berth y-Clinched Divisional Title NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Kalamazoo 2, Adirondack 0 Wheeling 4, Toledo 0 Greenville at Orlando, 7 p.m. Brampton at Manchester, 7 p.m. Kalamazoo at Reading, 7 p.m....