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Slumping Puig benched by Dodgers for NLDS Game 4

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig walks back to the dugout after striking out in the eighth inning of Game 3 of baseball’s NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Los Angeles Dodgers...

Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request info

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users. The social media company filed a lawsuit Tuesday in a California federal court to publish its full “transparency...

Fostoria hires new fire chief

The city of Fostoria named its 10th fire chief Tuesday night. Fostoria City Council approved the appointment of Kenneth L. Chapman as the new chief of Fostoria Fire Division Tuesday during a brief meeting. Chapman, a Britton, Michigan-native, will serve as the direct successor to...
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Slower growth for US home prices in August

In this photo made on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, signs welcome visitors to a model home as construction is under way at a housing development in Zelienople, Pa. Real estate date provider CoreLogic releases its August report on U.S. home prices on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. (AP...

German train drivers kick off strike campaign

BERLIN (AP) — A union representing German train drivers has called members out on a nine-hour strike Tuesday night, starting a campaign of walkouts after members voted for strikes in a pay dispute. The GDL union set the strike at national railway Deutsche Bahn for 9 p.m....

New studies point out dangers of ‘talking’ to car

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just because you can talk to your car doesn’t mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better. The systems let...

German industrial production down 4 pct in August

BERLIN (AP) — Government figures show that industrial production in Germany dropped by a bigger-than-expected 4 percent in August, the second disappointing set of data this week from Europe’s biggest economy. The Economy Ministry said Tuesday that the sharp...
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FBI probed threats against late NFL team owner

FILE – In this May 25, 2005 file photo, of Tampa Bay Buccaneers team owner and owner of Manchester United Malcolm Glazer smiles at the announcement of Tampa Bay being awarded the 2009 Super Bowl, during the NFL’s Spring Meetings at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in...
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NBA extends television deals with ESPN and TNT

ESPN President John Skipper, right, shakes hands with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, second right, as David Levy, left, President of Turner Broadcasting System, and Ted Leonsis, second left, owner of the Washington Wizards, applaud after a deal was announced between the league and...
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Wilson runs, throws Seahawks past Redskins, 27-17

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) escapes the grasp of Washington Redskins strong safety Bashaud Breeland (26) during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3)...