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Ohio State joining satellite camp movement
Ever the competitor, Urban Meyer did not wait long to act in keeping up with the Joneses. In this case, the topic is "satellite" recruiting camps. Meyer told reporters April 13 Ohio State was "thinking about doing one" while in the same breath admitting he ...

Ohio State football: NFL likely to pass on Buckeyes in first round
Ohio State’s senior class was instrumental to the 2014 run to the national championship. Usually, that kind of success is reflected in the next year’s NFL draft. In fact, the last time that no player from a national championship team was taken in the ...

Kasich on Hillary in Ohio: 'Of course, she could win'
Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who’s exploring a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, says he believes Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton could carry his home state. “Yes, of course, she could win,” Kasich said in an interview aired Sunday on ...

Ohio in a Minority as High Court Weighs Same-Sex Marriage
While Ohio has traditionally been a national bellwether politically, the state now finds itself in the minority on same-sex marriage heading into Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court arguments. When Ohio voters handily passed a state ban in 2004, only ...

Northwestern Drops Twinbill to Ohio State
Northwestern rallied in the bottom of the ninth, but fell short as Ohio State claimed the front end of a twinbill, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon at Rocky Miller Park. NU starter Matt Portland walked the first two hitters before OSU senior Pat Porter used a ...

Ohio Lawmakers Propose Mandatory Dog Training for Police
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A proposal at the Ohio Statehouse would require police officers to undergo training in dealing with dogs and other animals they encounter on the job. Ohio House lawmakers included the idea in their version of the state budget they ...

Kasich: 'Formidable' Clinton could win Ohio
Washington (CNN)The John Kasich "maybe running for President" tour continued for a second day in Washington Friday, with the Ohio Republican governor speaking at the New America Foundation's annual conference. In a question-and-answer session on stage with ...

Ohio's energy tax an industry giveaway
When it comes to Ohio's oil and natural gas, the state's position with drillers is essentially this: Come on in and take it. Taxpayers don't get their fair share from the state's oil and gas reserves. Ohio does have a tax that drillers have to pay for the ...

Ohio editorial views
Ohio’s repeal of its estate tax more than two years ago has had a disastrous impact on local communities that relied on revenue from the tax to pay for essential public services. Now, Republicans in Congress want to repeal the federal estate tax — a ...

Gunfire On Central Ohio Freeway Strikes Off-Duty Police Officer's Vehicle
Gunfire broke out on a Central Ohio freeway this weekend hitting two vehicles, including one driven by an off-duty Columbus police officer. It happened early Sunday morning on Interstate 70 near South Hamilton Road. Detectives said 24 year-old Alphonso ...


Mustafa Akinci elected leader of breakaway Turkish Cypriots
Turkish Cypriot newly elected leader Mustafa Akinci waves to his supporters after won the leadership election in Nicosia in the Turkish Cypriot breakaway north part of the divided island of Cyprus, Sunday, April 26, 2015. Akinci, a veteran politician with a strong track record of reaching out to rival Greek Cypriots, was elected as leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots in ethnically divided Cyprus. Akinci defeated hard-line incumbent Dervis Eroglu with 60.38 percent of the vote, preliminary official results showed. Turnout for Sunday's vote was just over 64 percent. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Mustafa Akinci, a veteran politician with a strong track record of reaching out to rival Greek Cypriots, was elected Sunday as leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots in ethnically divided Cyprus, pledging to focus his energy on breaking decades of stalemate and achieving an accord reunifying the small island nation.

Parise, Wild advance with 4-1 win over Blues
Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise, left, celebrates with teammates center Mikael Granlund (64), of Finland, defenseman Jared Spurgeon, and defenseman Marco Scandella (6) after Parise's goal on St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the Wild advanced to the Western Conference semifinals with a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday in Game 6.

Nepal hospitals overflowing, rural towns cut off: aid groups
A Nepali man talks on the phone as his relative is treated for injuries in a Kathmandu hospital on April 26, 2015Aid groups and governments worldwide intensified efforts Sunday to help earthquake-hit Nepal, but blocked roads, downed power lines and overcrowded hospitals posed formidable challenges in an already poor country. As the death toll in the Himalayan nation surpassed 2,500, the US together with European and Asian nations sent emergency crews to reinforce those scrambling to find survivors in the devastated capital Kathmandu and in cut-off rural areas. "Tragically, more bodies are being pulled from collapsed buildings every hour," the Australian Red Cross said in a statement. Mike Bruce, regional communications manager for the Plan International aid organisation, said many areas -- both rural and in some of the larger towns -- had suffered landslides and roads were blocked.

As nuclear powers meet, NYC rally demands end to weapons
People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)NEW YORK (AP) — Global activists presented 8 million petitions to the U.N. disarmament chief on Sunday demanding a world free of nuclear weapons, kicking off a conference by world powers to review progress toward eventually achieving total disarmament.

Gladbach win hands Bayern 25th German title
Bayern Munich's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (C) and defender Philipp Lahm (R) celebrate after the German first division Bundesliga football match in Munich on April 25, 2015Bayern Munich were confirmed as German champions for the 25th time on Sunday as Wolfsburg's 1-0 defeat at Borussia Moenchengladbach meant Pep Guardiola's Bavarians can no longer be caught. Gladbach's Germany striker Max Kruse sent the title to Munich as his 90th-minute winning goal at Borussia Park saw Bayern finish the weekend with an unassailable 15 point-lead with four games left.

American Pharoah completes final pre-Kentucky Derby workout
Martin Garcia rides Kentucky Derby hopeful American Pharoah during a morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah put in his final workout before the Kentucky Derby, and trainer Bob Baffert says his colt is quite comfortable with the track at Churchill Downs.

Orioles get 20 hits in 18-7 rout of Red Sox
Baltimore Orioles Delmon Young follows through on a two run single against the Boston Red Sox in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles circled the bases more often than ever before under Buck Showalter, twice scoring six runs in an inning and pounding out 20 hits without even batting in the ninth.

No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up
Members of a German rescue organization board a plane at the airport in Frankfurt, central Germany, Sunday, April 26, 2015, for their flight to earthquake-torn Nepal. International Search and Rescue Germany says a team of 52 relief workers including doctors, experts trained in searching for people buried under rubble and several dog squads will fly to Nepal. (Christoph Schmidt/dpa via AP)LONDON (AP) — There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle.

Cavs sweep Celts as James scores 27 in 101-93 victory
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, center, takes a shot at the basket as Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley, left, and forward Brandon Bass, right, look on in the third quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The Cavaliers won 101-93 to complete a first-round sweep of the Celtics. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Celtics.

Desperate Nepalese sleep in open as aftershocks spread fear
A family sits inside their makeshift shelter at an open ground after an earthquake in KathmanduBy Gopal Sharma and Sanjeev Miglani KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of desperate Nepalese spent another night in the open in the early hours of Monday, terrorized by strong aftershocks that continued to shake the country two days after a massive quake struck, killing almost 2,500 people. Across the capital, Kathmandu, and beyond, exhausted families whose homes were either flattened or at risk of collapse laid mattresses out on streets and erected tents to shelter from rain.

It's here: Fight week begins with Pacquiao caravan to Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The last time Freddie Roach was on the interstate linking Los Angeles with this boxing capital, he was written up for going 140 mph.

Factbox: Foreigners in Nepal at time of deadly earthquake
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Here are details released by some foreign governments on citizens who found themselves in Nepal at the time a strong earthquake hit on Saturday, killing more than 2,450 people. The 7.9-magnitude quake struck at midday at a busy time of year for the tourism-reliant country's trekking and climbing season, with an estimated 300,000 foreign tourists in the country, several hundred of those on Mount Everest. Countries are listed in alphabetical order. - AUSTRALIA: 549 Australians registered as traveling in Nepal, 200 confirmed safe. No reports of Australian deaths. ...



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