Seeking home's comforts, Rohingya couple make deadly choice

AP Photo/Bernat Armangue BANDARBAN, Bangladesh (AP) — The young Rohingya couple fleeing violence in Myanmar had escaped with their family to nearby Bangladesh, where they spent days living in a hastily built shelter on a muddy hill. For the sake of the Muslim holiday of Eid...

Midwest League Playoffs

Wednesday, Sept. 6: West Michigan 3, Dayton 2 Thursday, Sept. 7: Dayton at West Michigan, 7 p.m. x-Friday, Sept. 8: Dayton at West Michigan, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6: Peoria 4, Quad Cities 3 Thursday, Sept. 7: Peoria at Quad Cities, 7:35 p.m. x-Friday, Sept. 8 Peoria at Quad...

Findlay man hurt in car-motorcycle accident

A Findlay man was injured in a car-motorcycle accident in the 1600 block of South Blanchard Street Wednesday night, the Findlay Police Department reported. According to police, Shauna VanDenEynde, 35, of Findlay, was driving a 2006 Chevy Equinox southbound on South Blanchard...

New York-Penn League

___ Connecticut at Tri-City, cancelled Aberdeen at Hudson Valley, ppd. Vermont at Lowell, 6:35 p.m. Staten Island 2, Brooklyn 1 West Virginia at Mahoning Valley, 7:05 p.m. Auburn at Batavia, 7:05 p.m. Williamsport at State College, 7:05 p.m. Vermont at Lowell, 11:05 a.m. Staten...

Eastern League

___ Binghamton 4, Trenton 1 Altoona at Bowie, ppd. Trenton at Binghamton, 6:35 p.m. Altoona at Bowie, 7:05 p.m. Bowie at Altoona, 6 p.m. Binghamton at Trenton, 7 p.m.

Initiative Supporters Seek To Cap Price State Pays For Drugs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Backers of a proposed ballot measure that would cap the amount state agencies could pay for prescription drugs hope to start building support soon to put the initiative before voters in 2018. Supporter Rick Weiland said Wednesday that the plan is meant to...

HBO's 'Veep' to end after seventh season in 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO says its much-honored political satire “Veep” is coming to an end. The cable channel said Wednesday that “Veep” will air its seventh and final season in 2018. Series star Julia Louis-Dreyfus won five consecutive Emmy Awards for...

Airlines prepare to cancel flights in Hurricane Irma's path

Airlines are preparing to cancel Florida flights that are in the path of Hurricane Irma. The hurricane is expected to reach Florida by the weekend. American Airlines says it will begin shutting down operations in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Sarasota and West Palm Beach by...

San Diego shoplifting ring stole $20M from clothing stores

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities announced Wednesday they broke up a San Diego-based shoplifting ring that stole more than $20 million in goods from popular clothing stores across the country and sold the stolen merchandise in Mexico. Stores targeted included Abercrombie...

Cavaliers Renew Plans For $140 Million Arena Makeover

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are reviving a $140 million renovation of Quicken Loans Arena just over a week after the project was scrapped. The team’s announcement released Wednesday says it’ll also extend its lease at the facility for seven extra years,...