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Ohio House wants to ban lottery sales on Internet

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio House members want to make sure the Ohio Lottery doesn’t start selling tickets on the Internet. A provision in the state budget proposed by……
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Man Charged in Arson

Update New Castle police charged a man they say tried to burn down a house with five people inside because of a domestic fight.…

Brewers team up on beer to help military families

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Craft breweries from around the country are teaming up to raise money for military families by selling a beer aged on baseball bats. The Hops for Heroes project began in 2011 as a collaboration…

Berlusconi looms large in Rome mayor election

ROME (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi’s figure looms large over Rome’s mayoral elections this weekend even though the former premier isn’t among the 19 candidates running. The vote is very much a test of Berlusconi’s enduring political influence and…

Czech police say US suspect in 4 murders arrested

PRAGUE (AP) — An American man accused of killing a family of four in the Czech Republic has been arrested in the United States, police said Friday. Leos Trzil, regional police chief in Brno, said Kevin Dahlgren was…

Ugandan president removes army chief amid dispute

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s president has removed his top military commander and put him in a civilian role in a shuffle apparently prompted by an ongoing row over a rumored plan for President Yoweri Museveni to have…

Company investigates explosion at Pa. steel plant

COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Officials have begun investigating an apparent explosion at an eastern Pennsylvania steel plant that hurt three people. Investigators say a……
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5.7-magnitude quake widely felt across N. Calif.

GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An earthquake in far northeastern California was felt by thousands of people as far away as San Francisco and in two other states, but there have been no reports of injury or serious damage.…
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Jury in Arias case gives up after no consensus

PHOENIX (AP) — As jurors in Jodi Arias’ murder trial filed one by one from the courtroom after a dramatic five months of gut-wrenching testimony and gruesome photographs, three women on the panel cried and one looked to…

Top 10 items found during 2012 coastal cleanup

The Ocean Conservancy, a Washington DC-based environmental organization, released its 2012 list of trash collected during its International Coastal Cleanup. More than 10 million pounds of debris was collected, with nearly 1.5 million pounds in California alone. The…
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I-5 bridge collapse survivor: ‘You hold on’

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a “big puff of dust.” “I hit the…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, May 24, 2013. Showers and thunderstorms will move into the Plains, while also continuing across the East Coast on Friday. A low pressure system over the Rocky Mountains will persist on its eastward…
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Plastic ocean debris the target of new Calif. bill

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s a common sight on the nation’s beaches: among the sand, sea foam and gnarled kelp lay plastic bottles, bags and other garbage. Each year cleanup crews throughout the U.S. collect millions of pounds…
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Tea party vs. old guard in GOP Senate rift

WASHINGTON (AP) — A long-simmering feud between establishment Republicans and tea partyers broke into full view, with Sen. John McCain accusing younger colleagues of overplaying their hands and tempting Democrats to change Senate rules that protect the minority…
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Obama addressing Naval Academy graduates 2nd time

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after laying out his counterterrorism vision, President Barack Obama is addressing future military leaders who could help carry it out in a speech to U.S. Naval Academy graduates. It’s a tradition for presidents…
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Milestones for Guantanamo Bay detention center

President Barack Obama on Thursday reaffirmed his 2008 campaign promise to close the military-run prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where terror suspects have been held since 2002, and begin the transfer of some prisoners to other countries. A…
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Text of President Obama speech on terrorism

Text of President Barack Obama’s speech on the fight against terrorism at the National Defense University, as provided by the White House: ___ It’s an honor to return to the National Defense University. Here, at Fort McNair, Americans…
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Obama’s drone policy at a glance

President Barack Obama defended the United States’ use of drone attacks as an important part of the U.S. counterterrorism policy on Thursday but signed new presidential policy guidelines to spell out for Congress and the public the standards…

SW Ohio roadway to be dedicated to slain soldier

MONROE, Ohio (AP) — A stretch of state highway in southwest Ohio is being dedicated to a soldier killed in Afghanistan three years ago. State Route 63 from the city of Mon……
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Christie co-hosting ‘Today’ to promote NJ shore

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is co-hosting NBC’s “Today” on Friday morning as part of a campaign to proclaim that the state’s shore is ready for business seven months after being devastated by…