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Teen admits killing 2 at Ore. hunting cabin
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A 15-year-old who shot and killed his foster father and another man at a remote Oregon cabin in 2012 never meant to kill anyone and never should have been around loaded guns due to his lack of maturity after years of abuse and other problems, a defense lawyer says.

Updated 1 hour ago
U.N. resolution targets Israeli occupation
UNITED NATIONS — Jordan has submitted a draft resolution on ending Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands captured in 1967 to the U.N. Security Council for a possible vote.

Published 2 hours ago
Mancz named second-team All-America
The Football Writers Association of America named University of Toledo center Greg Mancz as a second- team All-America today.

Updated 3 hours ago
Sony cancels release of 'The Interview'
WASHINGTON — A U.S. official says federal investigators have now connected the Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. hacking to North Korea and are expected to make an announcement in the near future.

Updated 3 hours ago
Judge rejects NCAA concussions deal
CHICAGO — A federal judge has rejected a proposed $75 million head injury settlement with the NCAA as too broad.

Updated 4 hours ago
$300 million Great Lakes bill stalls
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.  — A bill that would have continued a Great Lakes environmental cleanup program for five more years has stalled in Congress.

Updated 4 hours ago
Congo, U.N. troops launch operation
KINSHASA, Congo — U.N. peacekeepers and the Congolese army have launched an operation against rebels in the country’s east blamed for a series of attacks in recent months.

Updated 5 hours ago
1st Florida gay divorce granted
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The first formal divorce for a gay couple in Florida history was granted today by a Broward County judge who used the case to join other judges in declaring the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

Updated 5 hours ago
Salvation Army provides presents for thousands of Toledo-area kids
By the time the doors close at the UAW Local 12 Hall at 5 p.m. today, about 4,000 area kids will have presents under the tree this year, thanks to the Salvation Army of Northwest Ohio’s annual toy distribution day. 

Updated 5 hours ago
U.S. stocks snap higher
NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market closed with its biggest gain in more than a year after the Federal Reserve said it was in no rush to raise rates.