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Saturday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 41 32 .562 — New York 39 31 .557 ½ Tampa Bay 40 36 .526 2½ Toronto 35 37 .486 5½ Baltimore 35 38 .479 6 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 39 33 .542 — Minnesota 37 34 .521 1½ Kansas City 35 36...
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Major League Baseball: Tribe blanked by Minnesota

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND –Adalberto Mejia combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 5-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians in a matchup of the top two teams in the AL Central on Friday night. Mejia (2-3) held...
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Area golf: Stacy, Spragg keep Doc’s FAGA legacy alive

By JOHN REITMAN STAFF WRITER If anyone had told Eli Stacy a decade ago that one day he would be running tournaments for the Findlay Area Golf Association, he probably wouldn’t have believed it. Now that he has taken over tournament management for the late Dr. Charles...

AP sources: Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees

FILE – In this June 13, 2017, file photo. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said June 23. Dunford told a Senate...

5 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., during a press conference where he announced he will vote no on the proposed GOP healthcare bill at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest

FILE – In this Sept. 4, 2013, file photo, then-incoming FBI Director James Comey talks with outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller before Comey was officially sworn in at the Justice Department in Washington. Mueller, the somber-faced and demanding FBI director who led the...

Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide

Emergency personnel and earthmoving equipment work at the site of a massive landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Dozens of people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass...

Court says Iowa lottery rigging investigation took too long

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday overturned the conviction of a lottery employee implicated in a nationwide cheating scandal, saying his trial over a rigged $16.5 million jackpot was tainted by unjustified delays in the...

California governor stops parole for Charles Manson follower

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis. Brown’s rejection issued late Friday night is the fifth time Davis has been recommended for parole by a state panel only to see it blocked...

After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis seems far off

FILE- In this May 14, 2010 file photo, a Qatari woman walks in front of the city skyline in Doha, Qatar. An investigation into why a British man fell to his death on a Qatar World Cup site has raised concerns about stadium roof safety. Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented...