Judge Timothy Black on Monday struck down Ohio's ban on recognizing the marriage of same-sex couples wed legally outside the state, but did not address the state's ban on same-sex marriage within the state. Both were enacted in 2004. Black's ruling in Ohio ...
CINCINNATI â€“ Ohio officials must immediately recognize the same-sex marriages of four couples who sued over the state's gay marriage ban, a federal judge said Wednesday, while staying the broader effects of his ruling to avoid "premature celebration and ...
Utility and fossil fuel-funded front groups are peddling disinformation to attack Ohio's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS) and Energy Efficiency Resource Standard (EERS) that should not be considered credible evidence as legislators debate a ...
Pump the brakes: Same-sex marriages won't be recognized in Ohio just yet. So ruled a federal judge in Ohio on Wednesday, joining a growing number of federal courts around the country to condemn parts of same-sex marriage bans as unconstitutional only to ...
CINCINNATI â€“ Ohio officials must immediately recognize the same-sex marriages of four couples who sued over the stateâ€™s gay marriage ban, a federal judge said Wednesday, while putting on hold the broader effects of his ruling to avoid â€œpremature ...
There was an unmistakable air about the Ohio State defense coming out of spring practice. Call it a renewed confidence. It certainly wasnâ€™t there in January after playing Clemson in the Orange Bowl, when the Buckeyes were blitzed by yet another strong ...
Ohioâ€™s ban on recognizing same-sex marriages from other states will stay in effect until its constitutionality is resolved on appeal, a federal judge ruled, saying heâ€™s seeking to avoid creating confusion. Todayâ€™s order by U.S. District Judge Timothy S.
The game of tennis ranges all across the globe. No one country stands above the rest. In fact, five different countries are represented in the top 12 of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association menâ€™s singles rankings. With the sport being prominent ...
The mumps outbreak in central Ohio now totals 245 cases, state health officials in Columbus reported late Tuesday. A majority of the reported cases â€” 139, or 62% â€” have been linked to Ohio State University, says Julie Mangino, director of the ...
Ohio State sends out one new scholarship offer. Plus, big-time hoops target Myles Turner sets announcement date and more. Ohio State sent out one new offer on Wednesday. The recipient of the scholarship was '15 WR/TE Miles Boykin of Providence Catholic in ...
NEW YORK (AP) â€” General Electric posted lower first-quarter net income than a year ago because last year's results included the sale of NBC Universal. But the company said its industrial divisions performed well and the economic environment was "positive."
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia would not seek to cut itself off from the outside world with a Soviet-style Iron Curtain. "The Iron Curtain is a Soviet invention," Putin said during a televised call-in with the nation. "We have no intention of closing off our country and our society from anyone." When asked whether he would be willing to remain president for life, Putin said: "No." (Reporting by Alexei Anishchu and Polina Devitt; Writing by Alissa de Carbonnel; Editing by Louise Ireland)
Morgan Stanley reduced its fixed-income risk-weighted assets by 5 percent in the first quarter, Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat said on Thursday. The Wall Street bank had $199 billion of those assets according to Basel 3 capital measurements as of March 31, down from $210 billion in the prior quarter, Porat said in an interview. Morgan Stanley is working toward a goal of having less than $180 billion of risk-weighted fixed-income assets by 2015 in order to free up capital.
PARIS (AP) â€” Jacques Servier, the founder of France's second-largest pharmaceutical group who became ensnared in a scandal over a diabetes drug widely used for weight loss, has died.
NEW YORK (AP) â€” Investment bank Goldman Sachs says its first-quarter earnings fell as fixed income trading slumped.
WEST, Texas (AP) â€” As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came the deafening explosion.
By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has acted to cut its most sensitive nuclear stockpile by nearly 75 percent in implementing a landmark pact with world powers, but a planned facility it will need to fulfill the six-month deal has been delayed, a U.N. report showed on Thursday. The monthly update by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which has a pivotal role in verifying that Iran is living up to its part of the accord, made clear that Iran so far is undertaking the agreed steps to curb its nuclear program. As a result, Iran is gradually gaining access to some previously blocked overseas funds. Japan has made two more payments totaling $1 billion to Iran for crude imports, two sources with knowledge of the transactions said.
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House.
Bangalore (India) (AFP) - India hosted its biggest day of voting on Thursday with the ruling Congress party battling to stem a further slide in the polls against the opposition Hindu nationalists after another week of damaging headlines. "It's a very important election, as it will decide the countryâ€™s future, the idea of India and its philosophy," billionaire first-time candidate Nandan Nilekani told AFP in IT hub Bangalore. Congress, in power for two terms since 2004, is widely expected to lose to the resurgent opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by hardline Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi. The 63-year-old barrel-chested leader, chief minister of prosperous Gujarat state in western India, insists only he can revive the faltering economy.
(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley reported a 55 percent jump in first-quarter earnings as higher revenue from the bank's institutional securities business augmented another strong quarter from wealth management. Morgan Stanley's shares rose 2.7 percent to $30.70 in pre-market trading on Thursday. Morgan Stanley also said it would buy back up to another $1 billion of shares and double its dividend this year. Although volumes were lower across most fixed-income businesses, revenue from Morgan Stanley's fixed income and commodities sales and trading rose 13 percent to $1.7 billion.