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Watchdog group wants Ohio village to remove nativity scene

A national watchdog group wants a village in suburban Cincinnati to remove a nativity scene.

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 7:03 am

Storm Team 27: Breezy with rain this afternoon

The latest weather forecast for Youngstown, Warren, Austintown, Boardman, Sharon, Lisbon and East Liverpool.

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 7:02 am

Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test

New scores show American students have a math problem.

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 6:31 am

New Jersey state trooper dies of injuries after crash

A New Jersey state trooper who was injured in a head-on crash has died.

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 6:26 am

Youngstown council to consider creating fund downtown amphitheater and park at Wednesday meeting

Also on agenda is loaning $2.75 million to downtown hotel developer

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 12:05 am

YSU’s Tressel encourages students at Fitch

YSU’s president presented four steps for students to keep in mind on their journey to success

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 12:05 am

911 call indicates kidnapped woman slipped away from killer at Warren gas station

911 call indicates kidnapped woman slipped away from killer at Warren gas station

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 12:05 am

Second defendant enters Alford Plea in overdose death

Mother of victim said her son got addicted after receiving pills for a sports injury

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 12:05 am

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Italian minister, after talking to Renzi, sees new election likely in February

Italy's Minister of the Interior Alfano gestures as he attends television talk show "Porta a Porta" (Door to Door) in RomeBy Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - Italy could have an election as early as February, a minister in Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's outgoing government said on Tuesday, speaking after talking to Renzi. The comments will add to growing support for a quick vote as the only way to avoid protracted political limbo in Italy following Sunday's "No" vote on Renzi's constitutional reforms. Renzi announced he would step down after his heavy defeat.


Posted on 6 December 2016 | 6:55 am

Russian, OPEC ministers to meet this week on oil output cuts

VIENNA (AP) — Russia's energy minister says he will meet with OPEC oil ministers this week for talks expected to focus on production cuts aimed at driving up the price of crude.

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 6:53 am

Romania accused of discriminating against Hungarian festival

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The Romanian culture ministry has discriminated against Hungarians in the country by failing to win international recognition for a religious festival, an ethnic Hungarian politician said Tuesday.

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 6:49 am

English FA says scope of review into sexual abuse increased

Former professional soccer player Steve Walters covers his face with his hands at the launch of the Offside Trust at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, England, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. In a growing scandal being investigated by 18 police forces across Britain, about 350 people have reported incidents of child sexual abuse at soccer clubs. The Offside Trust has been formed by Andy Woodward, Steve Walters and Chris Unsworth as an independent trust to support players and their families who have suffered from abuse. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association's review of sexual abuse by youth soccer coaches linked to professional clubs has expanded as more victims come forward, the governing body said Tuesday after appointing a new lead lawyer.


Posted on 6 December 2016 | 6:46 am


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Thomas Bjorn named European Ryder Cup captain

Thomas Bjorn of Denmark tees off at the first hole during a practice session in Gleneagles, Scotland, on September 25, 2014Denmark's Thomas Bjorn will captain the European team at the 2018 Ryder Cup in Paris, Ryder Cup Europe announced on Tuesday. Bjorn, 45, vice-captain for four previous Ryder Cups, succeeds Northern Irishman Darren Clarke. "It's a huge honour for me to be named European captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup in Paris," Bjorn said in a statement on the Ryder Cup website.


Posted on 6 December 2016 | 6:40 am

Denmark's Bjorn named Europe's Ryder Cup captain

Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish OpenLONDON (Reuters) - Denmark's Thomas Bjorn has been named Europe's captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup against the United States, the team said on Tuesday. The 45-year-old Bjorn will lead the European bid to win back the trophy at Le Golf National in Paris. "We're proud to officially announce @ThomasBjornGolf as 2018 #TeamEurope captain," the European team said on Twitter. (Editing by Ed Osmond)


Posted on 6 December 2016 | 6:22 am

Klay Thompson explodes for 60 as Warriors rout Pacers in NBA

Klay Thompson scored a career-high 60 points as Golden State Warriors beat the Indiana Pacers 142-106 in Oakland on December 5, 2016Klay Thompson exploded for a career-high 60 points in a phenomenal individual display as Golden State steamrolled the Indiana Pacers 142-106 on Monday. Thompson tormented Indiana with a mesmerizing performance which saw him rack up 40 points in the first two quarters alone. A further 20 points in the third quarter gave Thompson the highest individual game tally of his career and the highest of any player in the NBA this season as the Warriors improved to 18-3.


Posted on 6 December 2016 | 4:17 am

LeBron James steers clear of Trump hotel - report

Basketball player Lebron James, who backed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, is refusing to stay in a hotel linked to President-elect Donald TrumpLeBron James is among a group of Cleveland Cavaliers players who have refused to stay in a hotel affiliated with President-elect Donald Trump when the NBA champions visit New York later this week, it was reported Monday. ESPN cited multiple team sources as saying that James, who endorsed Trump's rival Hillary Clinton during last month's election, would not stay with other team members at the Trump SoHo hotel in Manhattan for this week's game against the Knicks. The 46-story luxury building, which opened in 2010, is branded with Trump's name through a licensing agreement.


Posted on 6 December 2016 | 3:32 am


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Griffin III: I'm here to be a Cleveland Brown

Quarterback Robert Griffin III addressed the media in the locker room following practice on December 5, 2016.

Posted on 5 December 2016 | 6:30 pm

Browns Huddle: Not ready to announce starting QB

Nathan Zegura breaks down some of the latest news from the Cleveland Browns.

Posted on 5 December 2016 | 5:30 pm

Jonathan Cooper: Get out there and be physical

Offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper addressed the media in the locker room following practice on December 5, 2016.

Posted on 5 December 2016 | 4:39 pm

Hue: The tape showed me mistakes we can fix now

Head Coach Hue Jackson addressed the media following practice on December 5, 2016.

Posted on 5 December 2016 | 4:34 pm