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Cleveland Doctor Blocked By Travel Ban Allowed Back In US

CLEVELAND (AP) — A medical resident of Sudanese descent is back in Cleveland after being forced to return to Saudi Arabia from New York when the Trump administration travel ban took effect. Dr. Suha Abushamma (ah-boo-SHAW’-muh) said at a news conference Tuesday at the...

Man Pleads Not Guilty In Case Based Partly On Pacemaker Data

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A man charged with arson based partly on data collected from his pacemaker has pleaded not guilty to setting his Ohio home on fire. Court officials say 59-year-old Ross Compton pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Hamilton to aggravated arson and insurance fraud...

Analysis: Trump paints dark picture in defense of travel ban

AP Photo/Rob Griffith WASHINGTON (AP) — The more Donald Trump tries to build support for his refugee and immigration ban, the darker the world seems to get. In defending his policies barring refugees and curbing immigration, the president is painting an increasingly ominous...

Disney's wonderful world may be too good to last

AP Photo/David Kohl NEW YORK (AP) — Disney has been on a tear the past few years, thanks to popular channels like ESPN, its “Star Wars” and Marvel superhero franchises, and improving results at its global parks. Now comes the hard part. CEO Robert Iger’s...

Court Weighs Sentence Of Lone Woman On Ohio’s Death Row

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has again considered a challenge by the state’s only condemned female killer of her death sentence. The high court has twice sent the case of Donna Roberts back to Trumbull County court in northeastern Ohio for resentencing. The...

DeVos ekes out confirmation win as Pence casts historic vote

Vice President Mike Pence arrives at the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. to be ready to cast the tie-breaking vote for Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — Charter school advocate Betsy...

Patriots take victory lap, parade Boston for Super Bowl win

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady holds a Super Bowl trophy while addressing the crowd along with head coach Bill Belichick, right, during a rally Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Boston, to celebrate Sunday’s 34-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL Super Bowl 51...

Correction: Ranching Standoff Trial-Nevada Story

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story Feb. 6 about the federal trial of six defendants in an April 2014 standoff with federal agents near cattleman Cliven Bundy’s ranch in Nevada, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a Bundy supporter protesting outside of the...

Associated Press Girls State Basketball Poll

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): Others receiving 12 or more points: Eastlake N. 20....

Arena Manager To Move On To Job With Columbus Blue Jackets

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — The general manager of an arena in Auburn, Maine, is moving on for a front office job with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League. Marc Gosselin has managed Norway Savings Bank Arena for one year and eight months. Auburn city officials say in...