GOP Presidential Prospect Kasich Heads To Georgia, SC

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) plans to appear at a couple Republican events in Georgia next week as he continues to weigh a 2016 bid for president. The second-term governor has scheduled appearances Tuesday at the Fulton County Republican Party...

Curry, James Unanimous Selections To All-NBA First Team

NEW YORK (AP) — Golden State’s Stephen Curry, the league MVP, and LeBron James are the only unanimous selections to the All-NBA first team. New Orleans’ Anthony Davis and Memphis center Marc Gasol joined Curry as newcomers on the team. Houston’s James Harden...

Ohio Lawmakers Honor State’s Military Dead In Ceremony

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers have honored six Ohio members of the military who died recently in U.S. combat operations. The General Assembly held a joint legislative session on Thursday to award the state’s Military Medal of Distinction to families of service...

CVS Paying $10.4B In Cash For Drug Distributor Omnicare

CVS Health will pay more than $10 billion for pharmaceutical distributor Omnicare in a deal primed to feed its fast-growing specialty drug business and tap a lucrative and growing market: care for the elderly. The acquisition announced Thursday will give one of the biggest U.S....

As NCAA fends off challenges, antitrust exemption debated

For years there have been discussions within NCAA membership about seeking an antitrust exemption to provide protection from the types of lawsuits that are threatening to forcefully overhaul college sports. As pressure from litigation and possible congressional intervention...
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Terror suspect wanted in US wins Irish case, walks free

AP Photo/PETER MORRISON DUBLIN (AP) — An Algerian-born terror suspect wanted in the United States walked free from a Dublin court Thursday after five years behind bars and a two-year legal battle against extradition. U.S. authorities had sought to convict Ali Charaf...
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The latest things to know about the Takata air bag recall

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio DETROIT (AP) — Out of concern for the safety of drivers, the U.S. government may step in to manage a giant recall of air bags made by Takata Corp. On Thursday, the government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration started the process...
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Obama’s trade bill narrowly clears a key Senate hurdle

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster WASHINGTON (AP) — In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the administration’s hand in global trade talks advanced toward Senate passage Thursday after a showdown vote that remained in doubt until the final...

Longtime Ohio State Spokesman Steve Snapp Dead At 69

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Steve Snapp, a longtime Ohio State athletics spokesman and sports information director, has died. He was 69. The university confirmed his death on Thursday. Snapp had been ill a long time, battling cancer and suffering a stroke several years ago. Snapp, who...

Listeria: FDA Finds Problems At Ohio Ice Cream Plant

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government investigation of Ohio-based Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams found inadequate testing and cleaning in its Columbus plant before listeria was discovered in some ice cream pints. The company recalled all its products last month. There are no illnesses...