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Trump faces hostility on visits to massacre sites

Aug 07, 2019 - 3:12 PM

US President Donald Trump finds himself accused by opponents of inspiring the El Paso gunman's anti-immigrant hatred and the country's volatile atmosphere in general

MEMORIAL. Texas State Troopers keep watch at the makeshift memorial for victims of the shooting that left a total of 22 people dead at the Cielo Vista Mall WalMart in El Paso, Texas, on August 6, 2019 Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

Trump to address nation after U.S. shootings leave 29 dead

Aug 05, 2019 - 9:26 AM

(UPDATED) 'Hate has no place in our country,' Trump says, but he also blames mental illness for the violence

NO PLACE FOR HATE. US President Donald Trump gives a statement about the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton before boarding to Washington at Morristown Airport on August 04, 2019. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

9 killed in Ohio shooting, assailant dead – police

Aug 04, 2019 - 4:33 PM

(UPDATED) At least 16 others are injured, says the Dayton police department. It comes just hours after a separate mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.

NBA honors LeBron for work with Ohio youth

Oct 26, 2018 - 7:13 PM

LeBron James bags his first trophy this season – off court for his philanthropic work

GOOD DEED. LeBron James addresses the crowd during the opening ceremonies of the I Promise School last July 30 in Akron, Ohio. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

4 dead, including gunman, in Cincinnati bank shooting

Sep 06, 2018 - 10:55 PM

(4th UPDATE) Police identifies the gunman as 29-year-old Omar Perez. He is not immediately determined to have any connection to the bank.

Jordan, Melania back Lebron James after Trump insult

Aug 05, 2018 - 9:44 AM

NBA legend Michael Jordan says LeBron James has done an 'amazing job' while US First Lady Melania Trump hopes to visit the Lakers superstar's new school

MODEL ATHLETE. LeBron James addresses the crowd during the recent opening his I Promise School in Akron, Ohio. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

IN PHOTOS: LeBron James opens public school in Akron

Jul 31, 2018 - 11:51 AM

King James builds I Promise School for children at-risk in his hometown

NEW PROMISE. The general view of the entrance features the school's logo at the center of the hall and its walls decorated with motivational messages. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

'Active shooter' arrested at Ohio school, no injuries

Sep 08, 2017 - 11:15 PM

We have the suspect We have the gun And everyone is safe police spokeswoman Denise Alex Bouzounis tells a news conference

Gov't websites in Ohio, Maryland hacked with pro-ISIS messages

Jun 26, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Posted on the websites is a message from a group calling itself Team System DZ vowing revenge against US President Donald Trump

U.S. 'Facebook killer' takes own life after police chase

Apr 19, 2017 - 12:19 AM

UPDATED Steve Stephens 37 had been the subject of a nationwide manhunt in the wake of Sunday s killing in Cleveland

STEVE STEPHENS. A photo of suspect Stephens, who is wanted for aggravated murder by the Cleveland, Ohio Police. Image from Cleveland Police at https://clevelandpolice.wordpress.com

U.S. police seek suspect who posted murder on Facebook

Apr 17, 2017 - 9:35 AM

3rd UPDATE Officials in the city of Cleveland say the suspect Steve Stephens 37 shot his 74 year old victim at random – a cold blooded killing which was uploaded to Facebook

1 killed, 14 wounded in Ohio nightclub shooting

Mar 26, 2017 - 6:05 PM

5th UPDATE Police say the shooting stemmed from a personal dispute The gunman remains at large

Fiat Chrysler announces creation of 2,000 U.S. jobs

Jan 09, 2017 - 1:51 PM

The American Italian firm will invest 1 billion by 2020 in two of its factories in the Midwestern states of Michigan and Ohio where the new jobs will be based

A die is shown at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Sterling Stamping Plant August 26, 2016 in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images/AFP

11 hurt in Ohio State campus attack

Nov 29, 2016 - 12:00 AM

3rd UPDATE Identifying the assailant as Abdul Razak Ali Artan officials in Ohio say he appeared to have acted alone in what was being investigated as a possible terror attack

MEDICAL ATTENTION. Photo courtesy the student daily of the Ohio State University (OSU)"The Lantern", obtained November 28, 2016 shows ambulances lining a street on the OSU campus in Columbia, Ohio. Photo by The Lantern / AFP

Clinton touts optimism against Trump's grim warnings

Nov 05, 2016 - 3:06 PM

Trump doubles down on his attacks on Clinton as a product of a venal and incompetent establishment while Clinton headlines an optimistic concert spectacular featuring superstar singer Beyonce

Beyonce, Hillary Clinton, and Jay-Z during a Get Out The Vote concert st Wolstein Center on November 4, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Political calculation: The math behind the US election

Nov 01, 2016 - 3:25 PM

UPDATED The victor must get to the magic number of 270 electoral college votes – but just trying to anticipate the result is a complicated exercise in adding subtracting and combining

Former NBA top pick Greg Oden says playing days are over

Oct 29, 2016 - 4:07 AM

Oden whose career was derailed by injuries has returned to study at Ohio State University at age 28

BACK TO SCHOOL. Greg Oden struggled with injuries and alcohol, leading to him being labeled as one of the biggest draft busts in NBA history. Oden did make an appearance in the NBA Finals in 2014 as part of the Miami Heat. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Clinton kicks off fall campaign, with press in tow

Sep 05, 2016 - 11:06 AM

Hillary Clinton brings traveling press aboard her plane for the first time as she seeks to regain momentum against her White House rival Donald Trump

This file photo taken on August 25, 2016 shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greeting a crowd after a campaign event in Reno, Nevada. Josh Edelson/AFP

Cleveland preps for protests on eve of Republican confab

Jul 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM

On the eve of its biggest political moment in decades Cleveland is bracing for protests that may well disrupt proceedings

READY FOR RNC. Event workers compare photos on the floor of the Quicken Loans Arena ahead of the Republican National Convention on July 16, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

Ohio’s other World Champion

Jun 21, 2016 - 11:31 AM

As Ohioans rejoice the Cleveland Cavaliers first NBA title another Ohioan stands in a dimmer spotlight as the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion

NEW CHAMP. Dean Ambrose holds up his new WWE World Heavyweight Championship belt. Photo from WWE.com

Cleveland, Philadelphia prepare for chaotic conventions

Jun 21, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Thousands of demonstrators are hoping to make their voices heard next month during the Republican and Democratic party conventions

In this file photo, supporters cheer during a primary night gathering for democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Philadelphia Convention Center on April 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft sets off for New York

Jun 11, 2016 - 12:11 PM

UPDATED The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft is on the 14th leg of an east west journey that began March 9 2015 in Abu Dhabi and has taken the aircraft across Asia and the Pacific to the United States

SUCCESSFUL LANDING. Swiss adventurer and pilot Bertrand Piccard (L) and pilot Andre Borschberg (R) acknowledge the crowd after Borschberg landed Solar Impulse 2 in Dayton, Ohio, USA on May 21, 2016. Photo from Solar Impulse/EPA

No charges for toddler's mom in US gorilla controversy

Jun 07, 2016 - 3:51 PM

The boy s family faced a deluge of public criticism after keepers were forced to kill the rare 400 pound animal to protect the 3 year old during the incident at the Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio

Visitors walk past the closed main entrance to the Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla World exhibit, June 2, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. John Sommers II/Getty Images/AFP

US zoo kills gorilla after boy falls into enclosure

May 29, 2016 - 8:46 AM

Witnesses say the gorilla dragged the three year old boy around the habitat

Solar Impulse 2 plane lands in Dayton

May 22, 2016 - 2:45 PM

It takes the solar powered plane 16 hours and 34 minutes to travel from Tulsa Oklahoma to Dayton Ohio

epa05322470 A handout image made available by Solar Impulse on 21 May 2016 shows Swiss adventurer and pilot, Bertrand Piccard (L) and pilot Andre Borschberg (R) acknowledge the crowd after Borschberg landed Solar Impulse 2 in Dayton, Ohio, USA, 21 May 2016. Solar Impulse landed in Dayton, Ohio with Andre Borschberg at the controls. Departed from Abu Dhabi on 09 March 2015, the Round-the-World Solar Flight will take 500 flight hours and cover 35,000 kilometres. EPA/SOLAR IMPULSE / HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

Manhunt after 8 shot dead from one US family

Apr 24, 2016 - 12:21 AM

Two babies and a toddler appear to have been spared Police say at least one suspected gunman is on the loose

Study: Male, female caffeine consumption ups miscarriage risk

Mar 26, 2016 - 6:06 PM

More than two caffeinated drinks a day leading up to conception can be dangerous for the pregnancy whether it s the woman or her partner consuming it

US submarine arrives in Subic amid fresh PH-China tension

Mar 23, 2016 - 10:34 AM

Through engagements with our partners such as this port visit to Subic Bay we aid in maintaining stability says the commanding officer of the USS Ohio

US SUBMARINE AT SUBIC. The USS Ohio at Subic Freeport, a former US naval base, on March 22, 2016. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

Clinton, Trump move closer to White House nominations

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:03 AM

5th UPDATE Hillary Clinton takes a monumental step toward clinching the Democratic party s White House nomination while Donald Trump s seemingly unstoppable rush to victory hits a bump in Ohio

FRONTRUNNERS. Leading candidates Hillary Clinton of the Democratic Party (L) and Donald Trump of the Republican Party (R). Clinton photo by Jim Lo Scalzo, Trump photo by Cristobal Herrera / EPA

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Mar 15, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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White House hopefuls in last push before 'Super Tuesday 2'

Mar 15, 2016 - 1:26 PM

The latest major date in the run up to November s presidential election will see Democratic and Republican primary contests in the states of Florida Illinois Missouri North Carolina and Ohio

LAST ONES STANDING. (L-R) Donald Trump; Ted Cruz; Marco Rubio; John Kasich; Hillary Clinton; and Bernie Sanders.

Tuesday's US primaries shaping up as referendum on Trump

Mar 14, 2016 - 1:30 AM

The stakes could not be higher for the Republicans as billionaire Donald Trump seeks a huge lead

epa05206239 US businessman and Republican presidential hopeful Donald J. Trump speaks as retired Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson (not pictured) announces his endorsement of Trump during a press conference at the Mar-A-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, USA, 11 March 2016. Carson had abandoned his presidental campaign on 05 March and announces on 11 March he is endorsing Trump. The Florida Presidential Preference Primary Election will be on 15 March 2016. EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA

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Mar 11, 2016 - 7:05 PM

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No charges in Cleveland police shooting of 12-year-old boy

Dec 29, 2015 - 11:54 AM

The November 2014 death of Tamir Rice – a black child who had been carrying a replica gun in a playground when he was shot dead – and the fatal shootings of other African Americans by police trigger protests across the country

A Cleveland resident identifying himself as Talis X participates in a demonstration on the 6-month anniversary of the shooting of Tamir Rice by a Cleveland police officer in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, May 23, 2015. Photo by David Maxwell/EPA

US officer pleads not guilty in black man's fatal shooting

Jul 31, 2015 - 10:01 AM

A judge set a 1 million bond for Ray Tensing at a brief hearing broadcast on television with him facing up to life in prison if convicted

DUBOSE SHOOTING. A protestor holds a sign as she stands in the rain to demonstrate outside the Hamilton County Courthouse where earlier today the prosecutor announced a murder indictment of University of Cincinnnati Police Officer Ray Tensing for the killing of motorist Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop on 19 July, in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, July 29, 2015. Photo by Mark Lyons/EPA

Porter silences Broner, wins unanimous decision

Jun 21, 2015 - 2:53 PM

Shawn Porter has the last laugh after handing Adrien Broner his second career defeat

Shawn Porter throws a left hook at Adrien Broner (R). Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

US Supreme Court appears split on gay marriage

Apr 29, 2015 - 4:08 PM

Experts say recognition of same sex marriage – legal in 37 of the country s 50 states and in the capital Washington but not recognized everywhere – seems inevitable

FOR EQUALITY. Katherine Struck, of Frederick, Maryland, and Aman Ardalan, of Annapolis, Maryland, shout support for Gay Marriage rights, in front of the US Supreme Court, in Washington DC, USA, April 28, 2015. John Boal/EPA

US Supreme Court set for historic gay marriage case

Apr 28, 2015 - 2:03 PM

Experts say recognition of same sex marriage – already legal in 37 of the country s 50 states and in the capital Washington DC – seems inevitable

In this file photo, a gay couple, Marcos German-Domingues (R) and Daniel German-Domingues (L), hold rainbow flags outside the US Supreme Court on the day the high court hears the case challenging the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), in Washington DC, USA, March 27, 2013. Michael Reynolds/EPA

3-year-old accidentally shoots dead baby in US – reports

Apr 13, 2015 - 3:44 PM

Investigators are trying to determine where the gun left unattended in the house came from

Video: US police shot black boy after seconds on scene

Nov 27, 2014 - 8:59 AM

The sudden end to the incident stokes anger at police tactics in the United States in the wake of rioting triggered by a decision not to prosecute a white officer who killed an unarmed black teenager

Protesters carry a photo of Tamir Rice as they march during a rally at Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 24 November 2014. David Maxwell/EPA

US police shoot dead boy, 12, holding toy gun

Nov 24, 2014 - 4:09 PM

The shooting in Ohio comes amid high racial tensions in the United States with the upcoming verdict on the Michael Brown case in Ferguson Missouri

NBA player Greg Oden arrested for allegedly punching ex-girlfriend

Aug 08, 2014 - 6:15 AM

Miami Heat center Greg Oden was arrested and booked on battery charges after allegedly punching his ex girlfriend on Thursday

Greg Oden is finishing up his week in a Florida jail after being arrested on battery charges. Photo by Larry Smith/EPA

PH linked to record-high measles cases in US

May 30, 2014 - 8:49 AM

Many of the US clusters originated after people traveled to the Philippines where a large measles outbreak has been ongoing since late 2013

FIGHTING MEASLES. A Filipino nurse injects an infant with a measles vaccine in Tondo, Manila. US health authorities say 32,030 measles cases have been reported in the Philippines. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Amish volunteers to the PH brought measles to Ohio – report

Apr 26, 2014 - 8:22 PM

16 cases of measles are confirmed at the Knox county in Central Ohio where the Amish community is located

US polls to watch for Fil-Ams

Feb 09, 2014 - 7:01 PM

More Filipino Americans are expected to exercise their right to vote this year with opportunities opening up for aspirants and operatives

Cleveland rapist Castro found dead in cell – reports

Sep 04, 2013 - 1:12 PM

UPDATED The former school bus driver who was sentenced to life in prison last month was found dead in his cell late Tuesday

In this file photo, Ariel Castro (L) talks with his lawyer during a break in his trial on August 1, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Angelo Merendino/Getty Images/AFP

US kidnap suspect faces 329 charges

Jun 08, 2013 - 10:22 PM

One of the suspects in the kidnapping of three women in Ohio faces charges of murder

CLEVELAND, United States - Signs and balloons hang on a street pole near where Gina De Jesus was last seen a decade ago, after three women were held captive for a decade in a house, May 8, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Three brothers have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of three women found safe in a home after being missing for a decade, authorities said. Ariel Castro and his brothers - Pedro, 54, and Onil, 50 have been detained, authorities said. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand

US police probe how kidnap hidden for 10 years

May 08, 2013 - 9:06 AM

US police searched a home in Cleveland on Tuesday May 7 after three women who had been missing for around a decade were rescued

SCENE OF THE CRIME. The crime scene of the house in the center where three women were kidnapped over a decade ago is seen on May 7, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. AFP PHOTO / Mira Oberman

After a decade, 3 missing women found alive

May 07, 2013 - 12:55 PM

The dramatic discovery drew hundreds of cheering people to a quiet Cleveland street to celebrate that girls long feared dead were very much alive

3 US warships sail to PH ports

Mar 22, 2013 - 11:36 AM

Over 1 900 US crew members and soldiers arrive in the Philippines amid a US strategy to shift most of its naval fleet to the Pacific