News Minute Thursday, Nov. 16th.

Top Stories: News Minute 11/16

The latest news headlines for Thursday, November 16th: Trump pushes GOP tax plan; Northern California school teachers, staff credited with saved lives; Senate candidate Roy Moore asks supporters about media contact; Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450m.  
Federal public defender David Stebbins, an attorney for condemned Ohio inmate

Ohio calls off execution after failing to find inmate’s vein 

ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio called off the execution of an ailing 69-year-old killer Wednesday after the executioners couldn’t find a vein to insert the IV that delivers the lethal drugs. It was only the third time in modern U.S....
Nathan PEterman named starting QB for Bills

Bills bench QB Taylor in favor of rookie Peterman

  By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Rookie Nathan Peterman has replaced Tyrod Taylor as the Buffalo Bills’ starting quarterback in an abrupt move coach Sean McDermott said he made in a bid to improve the team. McDermott made the stunning...
Bengals Running Game - Room for improvement

Bengals’ running game is worst in franchise history so far

JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals are celebrating their 50th season. None has been worse when it comes to their running game. Cincinnati ranks last in the NFL in running the ball and is on pace to shatter franchise records for ineptitude on the ground....
China to intervene w/ North Koreans

Top Stories: News Minute November 15th

Good Morning! The latest top stories making headlines for Wednesday, November 15th: China sending envoy to North Korea; California shooting gunman was out on bond; Roy Moore speaks to Alabama church; Secretary of State Tillerson announces new aid for Myanmar refugees.  
Browns Collins on IR

Browns place linebacker Jamie Collins on injured reserve

TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns linebacker Jamie Collins has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a season-ending knee injury. Collins tore the MCL in his right knee while returning an interception in the first quarter of Sunday’s loss to the...

Lawsuit seeks to stop work on gas pipeline in Ohio, Michigan

JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Environmental groups are taking another shot at trying to stop construction of a natural gas pipeline that will run across northern Ohio and into Michigan and Canada. The Sierra Club and others are behind a lawsuit filed Monday...

Ohio transfers sick inmate to death house ahead of execution

ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio started final preparations Tuesday for executing a sick inmate who will be provided a wedge-shaped pillow to help him breathe as he’s put to death this week. Death row prisoner Alva Campbell, who has said he...
MLB Rookies of the Year announced

Judge, Bellinger unanimous picks as MLB Rookies of the Year

NOAH TRISTER, AP Baseball Writer The only major question was whether it would be unanimous — and it was. Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger are baseball’s Rookies of the Year, after their record-setting home run binges left no need for any dissenting opinions. Judge led the...
Auburn fraud case

Ex-Auburn basketball coach pleads not guilty in fraud case

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor says the government has 16 hours of telephone conversations by fired Auburn associate head basketball coach Chuck Person to use against him at trial. Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Boone in New York made the disclosure as Person pleaded not guilty...