Browns Begin Life Without Gordon Vs. Bears

CLEVELAND (AP) — On the eve of their final exhibition game, the Browns had denial turn into reality. They won’t have star wide receiver Josh Gordon at all this season, and it’s time to figure out how they’re going to replace all he gives them. Gordon’s...

Ohio Man Sentenced To Up To 135 Years For 7 Rapes

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio man who pleaded guilty to raping seven women between 1993 and 2002 has been sentenced to up to 135 years in prison. Sixty-nine-year-old Robert Green of Cleveland Heights pleaded guilty to the rape charges in May. He was tied to the crimes through...

Family, US Attorney To Meet On Wal-Mart Shooting

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — The parents of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart will meet with a federal prosecutor to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to handle the shooting investigation and begin a civil rights probe. Family attorney Michael Wright says he and the...

Court OKs Dismissal Of Case Tied To Arab Festival

DETROIT (AP) — Police didn’t violate the First Amendment when they threatened to ticket Christian evangelists at an Arab-American street festival in suburban Detroit, a federal appeals court said Wednesday in a 2-1 decision that drew a pointed dissent from a judge who...

Keaton hailed in Venice Film Fest opener ‘Birdman’

Actor Michael Keaton poses during a photo call for the movie Birdman at the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Actor Michael Keaton poses during a photo call for the movie Birdman at the 71st edition of...
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APNewsBreak: Jindal sues feds over Common Core

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana addresses activists from America’s political right at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 against...
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Video games come of age as spectator sport

This frame grab taken from Twitch.tv shows two gamers competing and a streaming chat, at right, as visitors to the online network watch the two gamers go head-to-head. Twitch’s 55 million monthly users viewed more than 15 billion minutes of content on the service in July...
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Advocates want to see NFL act on domestic violence

In this Aug. 16, 2014, photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice (27) carries during an NFL preseason football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test,...
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Police: 911 botches call about child locked in car

Buy AP Photo Reprints TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said. Shana Dees said she put her son Jack in his car seat Saturday...

Jasper Johns’ former assistant pleads guilty

NEW YORK (AP) — Pleading guilty to a single charge, a former Jasper Johns assistant told a federal judge Wednesday that he transported works of art stolen from the pop artist’s Connecticut studio over state lines. James Meyer, 52, of Salisbury, Connecticut, told...