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Auto Parts Maker To Pay Fine In Price-fixing Case

CINCINNATI (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says an auto parts manufacturer accused in a price-fixing conspiracy has agreed to plead guilty and pay a fine of $19.9 million. Federal officials allege Showa Corp., based in Japan, had agreed to rig bids and fix prices for some...

Ohio Women Held Captive Seek Joan Rivers’ Apology

CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter’s guest room with the captivity they experienced. Rivers and her daughter were discussing their reality show...
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Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis welcome baby boy

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a boy for Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis. A spokeswoman for the “Tron: Legacy” actress confirms the couple welcomed son Otis Alexander on Sunday. Wilde posted a message on Twitter Wednesday with a photo of...

Oregon Gay Marriage Ban Gets Day In Court

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon are urging a federal judge to strike down the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. Judge Michael McShane heard arguments on the case Wednesday but did not say which way he was...
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Red Sox win 5-1 after Yanks pitcher Pineda ejected

AP Photo/Elise Amendola BOSTON (AP) — Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Wednesday night. The right-hander was...
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Red Sox win 5-1 after Yanks pitcher Pineda ejected

AP Photo/Elise Amendola BOSTON (AP) — Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Wednesday night. The right-hander was...

Royals Coach Has Surgery On Broken Left Arm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kansas City Royals first base coach Rusty Kuntz had surgery on his broken left arm, an injury he sustained when he was hit by a line drive during pregame batting practice. Kuntz had a plate and eight screws inserted during the operation Wednesday at the Cleveland...

Northeast Ohio Man Charged In Gambling Ring Probe

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man has been indicted on gambling and other charges in a multi-agency investigation of an alleged gambling ring in northeastern Ohio. Authorities said Wednesday that a Cuyahoga County grand jury in Cleveland indicted 61-year-old Martin Sarcyk (SAR’-chihk)...

Indians Don’t Think Salazar Is Tipping Pitches

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona doesn’t believe struggling starter Danny Salazar is tipping his pitches. Salazar (0-3) brought up the possibility he was giving away his pitches following Monday night’s loss to Kansas City. The right-hander was chased...

Gay Rights Group Seeks To Expand Marriage Case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A gay rights group wants to intervene in an existing case in hopes of getting a federal court to overturn Ohio’s gay marriage ban and allow same-sex couples to wed in the state. Equality Ohio and four gay couples living in the state requested permission on...