Memorial Service Honors Fallen Western Ohio Service Members

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — U.S. military service members from western Ohio who died serving in conflicts from World War II to the present will be honored with a memorial service at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate at...

Attorney For Accused Ohio Terrorist Asks For Delay In Trial

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The attorney for an Ohio man charged with plotting a U.S. terror attack has asked that next month’s trial be delayed. The request relates to charges against Columbus resident Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud (ab-dee-RAH’-mahn shayk moh-HAH’-mud)....

AAA Expects Big Numbers Of Holiday Travelers, Construction

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Big numbers of Ohio travelers are expected to leave home over the long Memorial Day weekend, spurred by more disposable income and lower gas prices than in recent years. But the heavy traffic combined with widespread highway construction could slow them...
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Nadal could face Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals

AP Photo/Paul White PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal could face top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the French Open quarterfinals, the toughest draw the nine-time champion has faced since becoming the “King of Clay.” Nadal has fallen to No. 7 in the ATP rankings since coming...
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Suicide bomber targets Shiite worshippers in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — An activist says a suicide bomber targeted a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers were commemorating the birth of a revered figure. Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry reports an explosion at a mosque in the eastern province of...
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Deere beats 2Q profit forecasts

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Deere & Co. (DE) on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $690.5 million. The Moline, Illinois-based company said it had net income of $2.03 per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts...
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Michael Fassbender on making ‘Macbeth': ‘the Scottish film’

AP Photo/Scott Gries CANNES, France (AP) — Michael Fassbender doesn’t know if the “Macbeth” curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he’d rather not test it. “The Scottish film” is what Michael Fassbender calls his...
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Dutch art sleuth helps German police track down Nazi art

AP Photo/Fredrik Von Erichsen THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis has helped German police recover a trove of Third Reich sculptures that had been missing for decades, including a pair of...
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Tim Roth deals with death, sadness in Cannes entry ‘Chronic’

AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau CANNES, France (AP) — Tim Roth toned things down for his role in the Cannes Film Festival entry “Chronic.” The British actor known for his explosive turns in films from “Made in Britain” to “Pulp Fiction” is...

Central Ohio Man Sentenced To 95 Years In Torture Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced an Ohio man to 95 years in prison in the kidnapping and torture of three people two years ago. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports that 31-year-old Obryan Jones was sentenced in Columbus on Thursday after a jury found him guilty earlier...