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Academy revokes '13 Hours' sound mixer's Oscar nomination

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One day before the Oscars, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has voted to rescind the sound mixing nomination for Greg P. Russell for his work on “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.” The decision, announced Saturday, was...

Saturday’s Scores

Beavercreek 56, New Carlisle Tecumseh 44 Albany Alexander 50, Minford 36 Hamilton Badin 49, Cin. Madeira 24 Massillon Tuslaw 63, Apple Creek Waynedale 46 W. Liberty-Salem 54, Middletown Madison Senior 39 Cedarville 39, Cin. Country Day 26 Cin. Christian 40, Fayetteville-Perry 32...

Former Japanese Defense Minister To Give Talk In Beavercreek

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A former Japanese defense minister will discuss the administration of President Donald Trump and the importance of the U.S.-Japanese alliance at an upcoming talk in Ohio. Satoshi Morimoto’s March 2 appearance at the Pentagon Tower in Beavercreek...

Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor' has heads scratching

NEW YORK (AP) — A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week, after a prominent Fox News program featured a “Swedish defense and national security advisor” who’s unknown to the country’s military and...

Mika leads BYU to upset of No. 1 Gonzaga 79-71

Gonzaga forward Zach Collins, right, shoots against BYU forward Eric Mika (12) and center Corbin Kaufusi (44) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Young Kwak) SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Eric Mika had 29...

Democrats: GOP Medicaid Reform Plan Is Really About Tax Cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic governors say a proposal by their Republican counterparts to overhaul Medicaid is really just a smoke screen for tax cuts for the wealthy. GOP governors intend to present Congress with a plan they say would give states more flexibility to administer...

Far from Carnival street fests, glitzy Rio Ball for elite

A guest in a costume poses for the photo as she enjoys a traditional Carnival ball at the Copacabana Palace hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. In stark contrast to the hundreds of hard-charging street parties across Rio that are open to anyone, the...

Foreign language directors gather once more before Oscars

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — One day after the Oscar-nominated directors of foreign language films issued an unprecedented joint statement decrying what they say is a climate of fascism, five of them gathered Saturday at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to...

Bulls benefit as James sits with strep, beat Cavs 117-99

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 20 points and Jimmy Butler recorded a triple-double, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 117-99 victory Saturday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who played without LeBron James. James missed the game with strep throat, and coach Tyronn Lue...

Crosby scores 34th, Penguins top Flyers 4-2 at Heinz Field

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) gets a shot past Philadelphia Flyers’ Michal Neuvirth (30) for a goal during the first period of an NHL Stadium Series hockey game at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) PITTSBURGH (AP)...