An Ohio sheriff on Tuesday sent an 'Open Letter' to Mexico's president requesting $900,000 for "dealing with your criminals." The Cincinnati Enquirer reported that Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones sent the letter to Mexican President Enrique Pena ...
The Ohio State basketball program is about to find out if winning a Big Ten championship without the benefit of an established superstar is a possibility. The only way to do that is with critical contributions from the bench and a scoring-by-committee ...
Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R), once deeply unpopular, is in a strong position to win a second term, a new Quinnipiac University poll shows. Kasich leads Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald (D) 48 percent to 36 percent in the survey, released Wednesday.
WASHINGTONâ€”The Obama administration filed court papers Wednesday challenging Republican-backed election laws in Ohio and Wisconsin, as the legal fights over voting rights spread beyond traditional Southern borders. Attorney General Eric Holder, in a ...
The Justice Department on Wednesday supported legal challenges to voting laws in Ohio and Wisconsin as part of the Obama administrationâ€™s ongoing effort to challenge state legislation it believes unfairly affects the ability of minority voters to cast ...
DeWine vs. Pepper? Mandel vs. Pillich? Or Yost vs. Carney? Tell us in the comments which down-ticket race we should visit with our next Q&A. CLEVELAND, Ohio â€“ After Gov. John Kasich, arguably no statewide officeholder has a bigger target on his back ...
CLEVELAND - Buses are leaving from Toledo, Columbus, Cleveland and Akron as dozens of Ohioans travel east to Pittsburgh to speak out on the importance of cleaner air. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding hearings in Pittsburgh Wednesday and ...
Urban Meyer and a trio of his playersâ€”highlighted by quarterback Braxton Millerâ€”represented the Ohio State Football team at the annual Big Ten media days in Chicago this week. Ohio State is gearing up for another run at a national title after last year ...
People may imagine mammoths and mastodons as enormous beasts that roamed the vast North American continent more than 10,000 years ago. But the mammoths and mastodons of present-day southwestern Ohio and northwestern Kentucky were homebodies that tended to ...
Ohio marriage equality ad features elderly couple George and Henry are newlyweds, even though they've been together for 50 years. As the courts in their home state of Ohio are set to make important rulings on marriage equality cases, the couple are sharing ...
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization is not recommending any travel restrictions or border closures due to the Ebola outbreak and there would be a low risk to other passengers if an Ebola patient flew, the airlines association IATA said on Thursday. The International Air Transport Association issued the statement after several days of consultation with the WHO and the U.N. aviation agency ICAO, following the case of a man who died of Ebola after taking an international flight from Liberia to Nigeria with a stopover at LomĂ©.
Russia's consumer protection watchdog said on Thursday it had stopped imports of Ukrainian juice, Moscow's latest trade ban announced following new Western sanctions over Ukraine. A day after banning imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland in what Warsaw said was retaliation for the sanctions, Russia's Rospotrebnadzor said imports of Ukrainian juice had been suspended on July 29 "to protect the rights of consumers".
Former IRS official Lois Lerner had the following email exchange with a personal associate on Nov. 9, 2012. At the time, Lerner directed the IRS division that processed applications for tax-exempt status. She has since retired.
IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) â€” Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies.
By Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) - British house prices stagnated in July after strong growth last month, cooled by tougher checks on mortgage lending, a survey from lender Nationwide showed on Thursday. House prices gained just 0.1 percent month-on-month, the slowest pace since April last year and down from 1.0 percent in June. The survey is the latest to suggest rampant house price growth has started to ease. "At least part of the slowdown in activity relates to the introduction of Mortgage Market Review measures," said Nationwide chief economist Robert Gardner, referring to tougher checks on mortgage affordability introduced in April.
Rescuers battled through heavy rains on Thursday in a desperate search for victims of a landslide in western India that buried dozens of homes, with fears the death toll could reach 150. Twenty three people were confirmed dead and eight pulled alive from the mud and debris in Maharashtra state, but with the rain and strong winds hampering rescue efforts, hopes were fading of finding any more survivors. "Miracles do happen, we will keep looking, but under current conditions it is very, very bleak," said Alok Avasthy, a National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) regional commandant at the scene. Relatives told of losing whole families after the hillside gave way early on Wednesday in a remote area of Pune district, sending tonnes of earth and trees crashing onto a village below.
BERLIN (AP) â€” Siemens says its net profit rose 27 percent in the April-June period after earnings a year earlier were weighed down by restructuring costs, though the strong euro hurt its revenue and new orders figures.
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Congressional investigators say this is why they want all of Lois Lerner's emails.
HONOLULU (AP) â€” The remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients have been returned to Hawaii.
BERLIN (AP) â€” Sports equipment maker Adidas lowered its full-year profit target on Thursday, citing among other things increasing risk in the Russian market amid mounting political tensions over Ukraine.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) â€” The Australian team says weightlifter Francois Etoundi has been stripped of his Commonwealth Games accreditation after being arrested over an alleged assault in the athletes' village in Glasgow.
Russian experts aim to visit the Malaysian airliner crash site in east Ukraine on Thursday to examine the debris together with international investigators, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday, citing Russia's civil aviation authority. "Russian experts intend to meet the head of the investigative commission ... and handover all the materials that the chairman of the commission had previously asked for," Interfax quoted a statement from the Federal Air Transport Agency.
TOKYO (AP) â€” Sony Corp. reported a surprise eightfold jump in quarterly profit Thursday as sales got a perk from a cheap yen and its bottom line was helped by gains from selling buildings and its stake in a video-game maker.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) â€” They were once friends, or at least friendly. Both were self-made men who'd soared far past their working-class background. One was a rising star of the Republican Party and potential vice-presidential pick. The other, a multimillionaire entrepreneur who owned a private jet.