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5/25/2014 12:00 AM
How they voted: 5-25
A look at recent legislative actions and how area lawmakers voted.

5/25/2014 6:26 AM
Militant killed by own bomb in Egypt
EL-ARISH, Egypt — A suspected member of an al-Qaida-inspired group was killed by his own roadside bomb in the country’s restive Sinai Peninsula, Egyptian security officials said.

5/25/2014 6:25 AM
Italian journalist killed in E. Ukraine
ROME — Italy’s foreign ministry says an Italian photojournalist has been killed in eastern Ukraine, where he was covering the conflict ahead of the presidential election.

5/25/2014 6:23 AM
Pope: Israel-Palestinian stalemate 'unacceptable'
BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Pope Francis landed today in the cradle of Christianity in a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state, calling the stalemate in peace talks “unacceptable” and stopping briefly to pray at the Israeli separation barrier surrounding this biblical West Bank town.

5/25/2014 12:00 AM
2 Toledoans injured in crash, driver jailed
Two women are in critical condition after a crash in East Toledo late Saturday night and the driver of the vehicle in which they were passengers is in jail.

5/27/2014 11:09 AM
Markey wins Ohio outdoor writer awards
Blade Outdoors Editor Matt Markey received five awards, including three first-place honors, at the Outdoor Writers of Ohio 75th annual conference in Athens.

5/25/2014 2:20 AM
Police chase ends in crash in Sylvania Twp.
A vehicle that Ottawa Hills police tried to stop Saturday for driving without license plates led officers on a chase that ended when the car hit a utility pole and brick subdivision marker.

5/24/2014 9:02 PM
Bungled explosion kills 3 in Nigeria
JOS, Nigeria — A bungled bomb killed three people, including a suicide bomber, in Nigeria’s Jos city late today, a police official said, four days after twin car bombs blamed on Islamic extremists killed at least 130 people in the central city.

5/24/2014 8:59 PM
Bombs in southern Thailand kill 2
BANGKOK — A series of coordinated bomb attacks in restive southern Thailand hit convenience stores, gas stations and other locations, killing two people and wounding dozens, police said.

5/24/2014 7:51 PM
Leadership vacancy in Lebanon
BEIRUT — Waving to television cameras and assembled dignitaries, President Michel Suleiman of Lebanon departed the presidential palace today, the last day of his six-year term, leaving behind a political vacuum caused by the failure of the country’s political powers to agree on a successor.