APNewsBreak: Irish novelist wins Ohio literary peace award

CINCINNATI (AP) — Irish novelist, journalist and essayist Colm Toibin is this year's winner of a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding, organizers announced Thursday.

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  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

GOP lawmakers question Air Force about ties to defense firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers questioned the Air Force's top civilian official on Wednesday about alleged improprieties in the way it acquires multimillion-dollar aircraft.

  • Written by By RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

3 protesters sue Columbus, police; say hit by pepper spray

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three people protesting against President Donald Trump's travel ban in downtown Columbus earlier this year said city police officers intentionally hit them in face with pepper spray, allegations that can be proven with comments recorded by the officers' body cameras, a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday alleged.