Ohio ‘knockout Game’ Suspect Indicted As Adult

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury in southwest Ohio has indicted a 17-year-old boy on adult robbery charges in the alleged attacks of homeless men in the so-called “knockout game.” Prosecutors said the former Stivers High School student was the leader in two separate...

Boy Scouts OK Merger Of 2 W.Va.-based Councils

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A merger of two West Virginia-based Boy Scouts of America councils has received the national organization’s approval. The merger combines the Charleston-based Buckskin Council and the Huntington-based Tri-State Area Council. The new council serves...

US, Cuba hold migration talks in Washington

HAVANA (AP) — U.S. and Cuban government officials are meeting in Washington for a new round of migration talks. The talks are held every six months to discuss the implementation of 1990s migration accords. Regular discussions were suspended in 2011, the same year Cuba...
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AP Source: Hornets to sign Hayward to offer sheet

FILE – In this April 17, 2014 file photo, Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward speaks to the media in Salt Lake City. A person close to the situation says restricted free agent Hayward has agreed to a maximum offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets that would pay the small...

Escaped Inmate Nabbed In Southwest Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say they have captured an inmate who escaped from a southwest Ohio jail last week by tricking staff members and walking out. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says 20-year-old Christopher Bowden was captured without incident Tuesday night at...
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Google picks 5 charities to create ideas for Glass

FILE – This May 15, 2013 file shows Google Glasses displayed in San Francisco. Google has chosen five charities to develop ideas using Web-connected Google Glass to enhance their work. After receiving 1,300 proposals, Google is announcing five nonprofits Wednesday that will...

Oil down closer to $103 on boost in Libya supplies

Oil prices inched down toward $103 a barrel Wednesday as supply concerns dissipated and investors awaited the release of figures on U.S. stockpiles of crude and refined fuels that will be a key indicator of demand. By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for August...
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Stocks creep up after 2 days of losses

Trader Greg Mulligan, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Stocks inched higher in early trading Wednesday, reversing a two-day decline, as the quarterly earnings season got underway with some positive news from the giant aluminum...
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Both rivals claim victory in Indonesian election

Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo, popularly known as “Jokowi” gestures after delivering his victory speech in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The rival candidates in Indonesia’s presidential election each claimed victory Wednesday,...

Police Say Ohio Man, 87, Kills Wife, Shoots Self

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say an 87-year-old man fatally shot his 78-year-old wife before turning the gun on himself — and surviving the shot. Akron police say Betty Harrison-Paxton was found Tuesday in the bedroom of the couple’s home. She’d been...