Indians OF Brantley To Play In Minor League Game Thursday

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland outfielder Michael Brantley will play in a minor league game on Thursday, his first since injuring his shoulder last fall. Indians manager Terry Francona made the announcement Wednesday. Brantley injured his right shoulder diving for a ball in...

Man Charged With Supporting Islamic State Pleads Guilty

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of trying to recruit people to join the Islamic State terror group has pleaded guilty to a terrorism charge. Authorities say Amir Said Rahman Al-Ghazi (ah-MEER’ sy-EED’ RAHK’-mahn GAH’-zee), formerly Robert McCollum,...

The Latest: 5 Bundy Case Defendants Due In US Court In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on court proceedings stemming from an armed 2014 standoff between followers of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and government agents (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Five co-defendants are due to make first appearances in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas in a...

Stephen Curry adds to record 3-pointer total with 8 more

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 34 points and the Golden State Warriors extended their record regular-season home winning streak to 50 games with a 121-85 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. Curry shot 8 for 13 from long range and 12 of 20 from...

Prosecutor Who Oversaw Tamir Rice Inquiry Loses In Primary

CLEVELAND (AP) — The prosecutor who faced criticism for his handling of the investigation into Tamir Rice’s killing lost in the Democratic primary to a former assistant prosecutor. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty lost in Tuesday’s election to Parma Safety...

Prosecutors Want US Judge In Vegas To Call Off Bundy Hearing

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Las Vegas want are asking a judge to cancel a hearing at which jailed Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy would seek to be freed pending trial on charges he led an armed standoff against government agents two years ago. Bundy’s lawyer, Joel...

AP Interview: Argentine president promises graft crackdown

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — During the first 100 days of his administration, conservative President Mauricio Macri has overhauled many of the signature policies that his populist predecessors spent 12 years implementing for Argentina. But the former Buenos Aires mayor...

Browns Continue Overhaul, Release Veterans Dansby And Bowe

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns’ wrecking ball took two big swings and may strike again. Hours after making their first notable signing in free agency on Wednesday, Cleveland released veteran linebacker Karlos Dansby and wide receiver Dwayne Bowe, two players who don’t...

2 Washington hospitals urge HIV tests after syringe swap

SEATTLE (AP) — Two hospitals in Washington state are the latest to urge nearly 1,500 patients to get tested for hepatitis and HIV after a former surgery technician was charged with stealing and swapping a syringe in Colorado. Rocky Allen, 28, has pleaded not guilty to...

Primary Ballot Challenge To Kasich Dropped In Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Supporters of failed presidential candidate Marco Rubio are ending a court challenge seeking to knock Republican presidential rival John Kasich off Pennsylvania’s primary ballot. A withdrawal petition was filed Wednesday. The decision comes a day...