Roadside bomb kills 2 Yemeni soldiers

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Security officials say two Yemeni soldiers have been killed by a roadside bomb in a restive province where high-level intelligence officers have been assassinated in the past. They say four soldiers were also injured…

Turkish couples kiss in subway in protest

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Dozens of couples have locked lips at a subway stop in Turkey’s capital, Ankara, to protest subway authorities’ admonishment of a couple that kissed in public. Turkish media say that, earlier in the week,…

Police: Knife-wielding man shot, killed in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say officers shot and killed a man armed with a butcher knife in northeast Philadelphia, the fourth police-involved shooting in as many day……

Museum starts night tours of signs from Vegas past

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The junked signs that attracted throngs to old Las Vegas have for years gathered dust in a neon boneyard just a few miles from the sleek mega-casinos on the Strip. This Memorial Day weekend,…

71 train-vehicle crashes in Ohio last year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio says there were 71 train-vehicle crashes last year, down from 112 in 2003. The statistics are in the commi……

Newark Archdiocese leader resigns amid sex scandal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The second-highest official in the Archdiocese of Newark is stepping down in the wake of a sex scandal involving a former priest accused of violating an agreement with law enforcement barring him from working…

A controversial victory lap for Lewis at Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — Jerry Lewis, so beloved in France, isn’t quite overcome with emotion now that he’s back at the Cannes Film Festival. The festival, he says, is “for snobs,” and when he meets a reporter from…

W.Va. town transfixed by teen girls’ murder plot

STAR CITY, W.Va. (AP) — For nearly nine months, the people of this small West Virginia town saw the face of missing 16-year-old honors student Skylar Neese everywhere — beaming at them from fliers on utility poles, in…

AP Exclusive: New cause for ex-radical Olson

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sara Jane Olson, the Minnesota woman who served seven years in prison for her involvement in high-profile 1970s radicalism, is edging back into public life — this time voluntarily — as she and…

Graduates in tornado-raked Okla. town vow to stay

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Seven tornadoes have swept through their town since they were born, but as new graduates donned caps and gowns to say goodbye to their high schools Saturday, they vowed they wouldn’t say goodbye to…

High-water rescues reported in San Antonio area

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio firefighters have pulled people from submerged cars and rescued passengers whose bus was swept away in flood waters from torrential rains. Officials say numerous roads have been closed because of flash flooding.…

Ohio man who collapsed at marathon thankful

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A Canton man who went into cardiac arrest during a half-marathon last weekend in Cleveland wants to find and thank the emergency workers who saved his……
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Ohio bridge safety

The County Engineers Association of Ohio reports that of the state's 44,000 bridges, 278 are similar to the one that collapsed in Washington.…

Iraq car bomb kills 6 Iranian pilgrims, 1 Iraqi

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi police officers say a car bomb has exploded near a bus carrying Iranian pilgrims north of Baghdad, killing six Iranians and one Iraqi. They added that 14 others were wounded in the attack,…

Ex-minor leaguer says baseball cheating lives

A former minor leaguer says cheating is alive and well in professional baseball. In an interview with The Associated Press, Garrett Broshuis says he fooled around with a spitball a few years ago, but couldn’t bring himself to…

Tilda Swinton brings erudite vampires to Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — Tilda Swinton injects her own brand of otherworldly-cool into Jim Jarmusch’s latest movie “Only Lovers Left Alive,” an unusual comedy that puts a spin on the age-old vampire genre. The film, the last English-language…

Correction: North Dakota Flooding story

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — In a story May 24 about North Dakota flooding, The Associated Press, relying on information from North Dakota’s state engineer, erroneously reported that construction work at the Renwick Dam lowered the top of the…

Egypt top court rules against religious slogans

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Saturday against parts of an election law approved by the Islamist-led legislature that had lifted a long-standing ban on the use of religious slogans during campaigning. The decision is…

Ohio doctor charged in pregnant woman’s death

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — The personal ads that Dr. Ali Salim placed on Craigslist — and police say he posted hundreds of them — made one thing clear: He wanted “no drama.” He didn’t always get his…