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New Facebook data center a boost to Ohio's technology sector
Aug 16, 2017 4:00 AM

New Facebook data center a boost to Ohio's technology sector

NEW ALBANY -- Facebook will spend $750 million on a new data center in central Ohio, the company announced Tuesday -- marking another boost for the state's growing technology sector. The world's biggest social media company joined Republican Gov.

By Julie Carr Smyth Associated Press
More than 300 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslides
Aug 16, 2017 4:00 AM

More than 300 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslides

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- Fatmata Kamara had just stepped outside her house before dawn Monday when she saw the muddy hillside collapsing above her. The only thing she could do was run.

By Clarence Roy-macaulay Associated Press
Aug 16, 2017 4:00 AM

Mormon church specifically condemns white supremacy

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Mormon church is specifically condemning white supremacist attitudes in its strongest statement since a Virginia rally over a Confederate War monument descended into deadly violence.

N. Korea, US 'interested in dialogue'
Aug 16, 2017 4:00 AM

N. Korea, US 'interested in dialogue'

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea's military on Tuesday presented leader Kim Jong Un with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam and "wring the windpipes of the Yankees," even as both Koreas and the United States signaled their willingness to avert a deepening crisis, with each suggesting a path toward negotiations.

By Foster Klug And Kim Tong-hyung Associated Press
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Aug 16, 2017 4:00 AM

Lawsuit claims rodent was baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping on her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent. Ellen Manfalouti sued in Bucks County Court over the tiny rodent she claims was baked into the bottom bun of her chicken sandwich.

Fourth biz leader quits Trump council after Charlottesville
Aug 16, 2017 4:00 AM

Fourth biz leader quits Trump council after Charlottesville

WASHINGTON -- A fourth business leader resigned Tuesday from President Donald Trump's White House jobs council in the latest sign that corporate America's romance with Trump is faltering following his equivocal original response to violence by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.

By Josh Boak Ap Economics Writer
Alabama Senate race tests Trump, McConnell reach
Aug 16, 2017 4:00 AM

Alabama Senate race tests Trump, McConnell reach

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama Sen.

By Kim Chandler Associated Press
Racial politics haunt GOP
Aug 16, 2017 4:00 AM

Racial politics haunt GOP

NEW YORK -- Weeks before the statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, became a flashpoint in the nation's struggle over race, it was the focus of emotional debate in the state's Republican primary election.

By Steve Peoples And Bill Barrow Associated Press
Trump insists 'both sides' to blame
Aug 16, 2017 4:00 AM

Trump insists 'both sides' to blame

NEW YORK -- A combative President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday "there is blame on both sides" for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, appearing to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them.

By Jonathan Lemire And Julie Pace Associated Press
Trump's sanctuary city threat triggers confusion, changes
Aug 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Trump's sanctuary city threat triggers confusion, changes

CHICAGO -- From defiant lawsuits to reversing policies, U.S. cities and counties are zeroing in on their immigration rules to avoid losing millions in public safety dollars that the White House has threatened to withhold amid a high-stakes clash over sanctuary policies.

By Sophia Tareen Associated Press
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Trump names hate groups, denouncing Charlottesville violence
Aug 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Trump names hate groups, denouncing Charlottesville violence

WASHINGTON -- Under relentless pressure, President Donald Trump on Monday named and condemned "repugnant" hate groups and declared that "racism is evil" in a far more forceful statement than he'd made earlier after deadly, race-fueled weekend clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia.

By Jonathan Lemire Associated Press
Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists
Aug 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Clergy in robes. A woman handing out flowers. Black Lives Matter activists. Armed militia members. Students. Angry anti-fascist protesters.

By Sarah Rankin Associated Press
Aug 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Counter rally set in Charlottesville suspect's Ohio town

MAUMEE (AP) -- An anti-white supremacists rally is planned in the Ohio city where a man accused of plowing his car into counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia had been living.

Democrats set first Ohio governor race debate Sept. 12
Aug 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Democrats set first Ohio governor race debate Sept. 12

CINCINNATI -- Ohio Democrats plan to kick off a series of debates for their party's 2018 governor nomination next month in eastern Ohio, their state chairman said Monday. The four current candidates will meet Sept.

By Dan Sewell Associated Press
18 dead in suspected jihadist attack
Aug 15, 2017 4:00 AM

18 dead in suspected jihadist attack

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso -- Hours after suspected Islamic extremists opened fire as patrons dined at the popular restaurant where she worked as a waitress, Amy Sawadogo was still wandering around barefoot at a crisis center asking about her colleagues.

By Brahima Ouedraogo Associated Press
Man accused of driving into protest crowd denied bond
Aug 15, 2017 4:00 AM

Man accused of driving into protest crowd denied bond

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- A man accused of ramming his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia was denied bond Monday after the public defender's office said it couldn't represent him and the judge was forced to find a local attorney to fill in.

By Brian Witte And Sarah Rankin Associated Press
Aug 14, 2017 4:00 AM

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White nationalist rally linked to 3 deaths in Virginia
Aug 13, 2017 4:00 AM

White nationalist rally linked to 3 deaths in Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting at least two dozen more and ratcheting up tension in an increasingly violent confrontation.

By Sarah Rankin Associated Press
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Parents test school liability in bullying and child suicide
Aug 13, 2017 4:00 AM

Parents test school liability in bullying and child suicide

CINCINNATI -- The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie want school officials held responsible, testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying.

By Dan Sewell Associated Press
After 6 months on job, Betsy Devos still highly divisive
Aug 13, 2017 4:00 AM

After 6 months on job, Betsy Devos still highly divisive

WASHINGTON -- Among the paintings and photographs that decorate Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' sunlit, spacious office is the framed roll call from her Senate confirmation.

By Maria Danilova Associated Press