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National Senior Games: Fausey earns silver medal in horseshoes

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Wayne Fausey of Fostoria recently won the silver medal in horseshoes in the men’s age 65-70 division at the 30th National Senior Games. Fausey, who qualified for the national competition by winning at the 2016 Ohio Games, was one of 646 competitors...

Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball malfunctioned and broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State fair on Wednesday, hurling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven others. Five of the injured...

AP Exclusive: Boy Scouts chief expected a fiery Trump speech

AP Photo/Steve Helber NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America anticipated President Donald Trump would spark controversy with a politically tinged speech at its national jamboree in West Virginia but felt obliged to invite him out of respect for his office, its leader...

'Fired by tweet:' Troops, veterans react to transgender ban

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former U.S. naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit to serve. Another transgender service member said he will not be kicked out...

1 dead, several others hurt in ride malfunction at fair

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At least one person was killed and several others injured when a ride malfunctioned on opening day of the Ohio State Fair, fire officials said. Some of the victims were thrown from the Fire Ball ride when it malfunctioned Wednesday night, said Columbus...

Cellphone video shot by California inmates shows escape

AP Photo/Nick Ut SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Video shot by three inmates with a smuggled cellphone shows their methodical escape through a vent at the maximum-security wing of a Southern California jail last year, along with scenes from their days on the run. The video was...

AP Exclusive: Boy Scouts chief expected fiery Trump speech

AP Photo/Steve Helber NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America says it anticipated President Donald Trump would spark controversy with a politically tinged speech at its national jamboree in West Virginia but felt obliged to invite him out of respect for his office. Boy...

Samsung Electronics reports 85 percent jump in profit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics says its second-quarter profit surged 85 percent to record high thanks to memory chips. The South Korean company said Thursday its April-June net income was 10.8 trillion won ($9.7 billion), compared with 5.8 trillion won a year...

HBO exec: Slave drama 'Confederate' announcement mishandled

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — HBO’s programming chief said the cable channel erred in how it unveiled plans for a series envisioning modern Southern slavery, but he defended “Confederate” against sharp criticism it drew on social media. “I would file...

HBO doc 'Baltimore Rising' explores life after Freddie Gray

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The producers and participants in “Baltimore Rising” say national and local media sensationalized the protests that erupted after the death of Freddie Gray, but that their new documentary humanizes the narrative. Activists Kwame Rose...