Browns Back From Bye, But No Word On If RG3 Will Start

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III still doesn’t know if he’ll start this week against Cincinnati. Griffin was only recently cleared for contact after breaking a bone in his left shoulder in the season opener on Sept. 11. RG3 said doctors had...

Student Accused Of Stabbing Roommate Over Food Charged

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio college student accused of stabbing his roommate and fellow student in the chest during a fight over fast food has been charged with felonious assault. An Akron police statement Monday said 22-year-old University of Akron student Kendall...
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Indian actress-turned-politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa dies

AP Photo/Saurabh Das CHENNAI, India (AP) — Jayaram Jayalalithaa, the hugely popular south Indian actress who later turned to politics and became the highest elected official in the state of Tamil Nadu, died Monday. She was 68. She died after undergoing surgery following a...

Dunham and Coates, mutual admirers, talk writing and Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — “Girls” creator Lena Dunham and author-essayist Ta-Nehisi Coates were strangers until this week, but are finding they have a lot in common. Dunham and Coates spoke Monday night at a New York City event sponsored by the MacDowell artist colony....

Monday’s Scores

Andover Pymatuning Valley 53, Cortland Maplewood 22 Beallsville 76, Paden City, W.Va. 17 Beavercreek 45, Liberty Twp. Lakota E. 25 Bellefontaine Benjamin Logan 58, N. Lewisburg Triad 33 Belmont Union Local 78, Magnolia, W.Va. 67 Belpre 47, Crown City S. Gallia 23 Bethel-Tate 52,...

Live on TV: Moment of reckoning for S. Korean business elite

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It’s a rare moment of public reckoning for South Korea’s most powerful business leaders, courtesy of the country’s biggest political scandal in years. Usually cloistered executives from Samsung, Hyundai Motor and six other...

State Rejects Temporary Reprieve For Ohio Child Killer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state has rejected a proposal to temporarily delay the January execution of a man set to die for the 1993 rape and killing of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter. Thomas Madden, an assistant Ohio attorney general, ruled out the possibility of a...

Cavs’ JR Smith Leaves Game In Toronto With Left Knee Injury

TORONTO (AP) — Cleveland guard J.R. Smith left the Cavaliers’ against the Toronto Raptors on Monday night with a left knee injury. Smith landed awkwardly and jammed his knee after making a jump shot with 1:52 to play in the first quarter. After hobbling back down the court...

Man Known As Pete Rose’s Ex-bookie Found Dead In His Home

FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — A man found dead in his Ohio apartment last month has been identified as a former bookie for baseball hits leader Pete Rose. The Warren County coroner’s office said Monday that Ronald Peters was found dead Nov. 19 during a welfare check by Franklin...

Trump's Taiwan call, tweets point to flashpoints with China

BEIJING (AP) — Donald Trump’s unprecedented phone conversation with Taiwan’s president and tweets criticizing China point to the possibility of major friction between the world’s two largest economies. Trump’s talk with Tsai Ing-wen diverged sharply...