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Top Senate Dem opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster
Mar 23, 2017 12:14 PM

Top Senate Dem opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster

WASHINGTON — The top Senate Democrat said Thursday he will oppose President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged showdown with Republicans with far-reaching implications for future judicial nominees.

By Kevin Freking And Mark Sherman , Associated Press
IS group claims responsibility for London car, knife attack
Mar 23, 2017 10:45 AM

IS group claims responsibility for London car, knife attack

LONDON — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack by a man who plowed an SUV into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death on the grounds of Parliament, and the investigation shifted Thursday to a city in central England long known as an incubator for radicalism.

By Jill Lawless , Associated Press
5 dead in British attack
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

5 dead in British attack

LONDON -- A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament.

By Jill Lawless, Paisley Dodds And Danica Kirka Associated Press
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

YouTube losing big advertisers over videos

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects.

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Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Mom: Daughter afraid to come home after attack

CHICAGO -- The mother of a 15-year-old girl who authorities say was sexually assaulted in an attack streamed live on Facebook said Wednesday that her daughter has received online threats since it happened and that neighborhood kids have been joking about it and harassing her family.

By Don Babwin Associated Press
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Gong Show,' 'Dating Game' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87

Chuck Barris, "The Gong Show" creator and host who claimed -- though never too seriously -- that he doubled as a CIA assassin during the height of his game show popularity, has died at his home in Palisades, N.Y. He was 87.

By Jevon Phillips Los Angeles Times (tns)
Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids and the place newlyweds went to choose appliances, has said that after years of losing money that there is "substantial doubt" it will be able to keep its doors open.

Spying claim by renews fight over Russia investigation
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Spying claim by renews fight over Russia investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Private communications of Donald Trump and his presidential transition team may have been scooped up by American intelligence officials monitoring other targets and improperly distributed throughout spy agencies, the chairman of the House intelligence committee said Wednesday -

GOP leaders need votes
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

GOP leaders need votes

WASHINGTON -- Their top legislative priority dangling in peril, President Donald Trump and Republican leaders cajoled recalcitrant GOP lawmakers Wednesday to back their health care overhaul.

By Alan Fram And Ricardo Alonso-zaldivar Associated Press
Before Trump, Manafort worked to aid Putin
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Before Trump, Manafort worked to aid Putin

WASHINGTON -- Before signing up with Donald Trump, former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire with a plan to "greatly benefit the Putin Government," The Associated Press has learned.

By Jeff Horwitz And Chad Day Associated Press
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Gorsuch: No return to 'horse and buggy' era
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Gorsuch: No return to 'horse and buggy' era

WASHINGTON -- Assured of support from majority Republicans, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was wrapping up two days of Senate questioning Wednesday to glowing GOP reviews but complaints from frustrated Democrats that he concealed his views from the American public.

By Mark Sherman And Erica Wernerassociated Press
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Auto glass maker Fuyao to pay $100K for safety issues

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- An automotive glass manufacturer facing proposed fines for unsafe working conditions at its southwest Ohio plant says it will pay a reduced penalty of $100,000 to resolve safety violations.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Man accused of having gun at Ohio college indicted

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- An 18-year-old man accused of displaying a gun in a community college building in Ohio's capital city and causing a lockdown at the college has been indicted on charges including inducing panic and aggravated menacing.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Man's hanging in holding cell prompts police investigation

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) -- A police department west of Cleveland plans an internal investigation after a man arrested in a child pornography case hanged himself in a holding cell using his shoelaces.

Killer has time for appeal
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Killer has time for appeal

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A Cleveland man sentenced to die for killing 11 women and hiding the remains in and around his home is getting more time to potentially appeal his case to the U.S. Supreme Court. Cleveland.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Woman says she shot fiance while trying to save him

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- A woman arrested in her fianc's death says in a recorded 911 call that she accidentally shot him while trying to unload a gun to make sure he couldn't use it to kill himself at his Ohio home.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Ohioans seek residency requirement for marijuana cultivation

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) -- Some Ohioans wanting to start a medical marijuana business are urging regulators to add a residency requirement, at least initially, for businesses getting the state's few lucrative cultivator licenses.

Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Cops: Woman admits to burglaries against Amish

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities say a woman confessed to burglaries against the Amish in northeast Ohio after detectives arrested her and found jars of loose change, cash and other items in her vehicle.

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Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

The Ryan plan for America's health

Obamacare came at the American people as an endlessly complicated, incomprehensibly detailed, all-inclusive project turning medical care upside down in order to turn health right side up. Is it working?

By Jay Ambrose Tribune News Service (tns)
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Mom: Girl afraid to come home after sex attack

CHICAGO -- The mother of a 15-year-old girl whose apparent sexual assault was streamed live on Facebook said Wednesday that her daughter has received online threats since the attack and that neighborhood kids have been joking about it and harassing her family.

By Don Babwin Associated Press