Parents sue North Korea over death of detainee Otto Warmbier

WASHINGTON (AP) — The parents of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier filed a wrongful death lawsuit against North Korea on Thursday, saying its government tortured and killed their son.

  • Written by By MATTHEW PENNINGTON , Associated Press

Spending in Ohio's GOP governor primary neared $10 million

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorney General Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor spent almost $10 million combined since December in their bitter fight for Ohio's Republican gubernatorial nomination, campaign finance reports showed Thursday.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Utility says retired underwater cables may be damaged

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — A suspected anchor strike that severed two electric cables in the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Michigan may have damaged additional cables in the area that were taken out of service long ago but never removed from the water, officials said Thursday.

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Police say teacher who dated student faces sex crime

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio teacher who filed a harassment complaint against an 18-year-old student with whom she said she'd had a relationship has been charged with a sex crime.

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