Investor suit against former Uber CEO moved to arbitration

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge ruled Wednesday that an investor lawsuit targeting Uber Technologies’ former CEO must be moved to private arbitration. The judge granted former CEO Travis Kalanick’s request to put the lawsuit on hold while an arbitrator...
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Thursday’s Scoreboard

Prep Football Friday’s Games Northern 10 Conference Bucyrus at Wynford Colonel Crawford at Carey Mohawk at Buckeye Central Western Buckeye League Elida at Lima Bath Kenton at Celina Lima Shawnee at Defiance St. Marys Memorial at Ottawa-Glandorf Wapakoneta at Van Wert NW...
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Junior high volleyball: Arcadia 8th-graders win

Breanna Chambers led Arcadia’s eighth-grade volleyball team with six aces in a 25-13, 25-17 win over McComb on Wednesday. Kacy Smith and Olivia Southward added four aces apieces for Arcadia.
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Prep roundup: H-L smokes Riverdale

BASCOM — Jacque Burns and Alex Falter combined for nine aces in leading Hopewell-Loudon to a 25-7, 25-15, 25-11 over Riverdale in a Blanchard Valley Conference match. Burns led the Chieftains (4-2, 1-0 BVC) with five aces and added five kills, and Falter served four aces...
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Prep football: FHS riding wave of momentum into Week 2

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Fostoria High School’s football team did not turn in a perfect performance in last week’s season-opening victory over Oak Harbor. But the 35-18 outcome certainly beat the alternative for the Redmen. “There were a lot of coachable...

New rules, tech are dimming Hong Kong's signature neon glow

AP Photo/Vincent Yu HONG KONG (AP) — For Hong Kong’s famed neon lights, the future looks dim. Neon-lit signs were once ubiquitous here, illuminating city streets with their soft, warm glow and giving the dynamic Asian city a signature look to match its postwar...

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation gives $1M to Harvey relief

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has donated $1 million to the newly established United Way Harvey Recovery Fund which will go toward short and long term relief and recovery efforts. United Way Worldwide said Wednesday that the national fund will...

Harvey reporters cast aside role as observers to help

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert NEW YORK (AP) — In the midst of documenting the flooding in Texas, several news reporters have set aside their roles as observers to help people in danger. They’ve lifted people into boats, connected families through social media, flagged down...

EPA grants fuel waivers for Gulf Coast, Southeastern states

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has issued emergency waivers allowing states from Maryland to Texas to ignore some clean-air requirements for gasoline. The move is intended to ensure an adequate fuel supply despite disruptions caused by Harvey. EPA...

US clears breakthrough gene therapy for childhood leukemia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening a new era in cancer care, U.S. health officials on Wednesday approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers patients’ own blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy childhood leukemia. The Food and Drug...