Trump blocks Chinese purchase of US semiconductor maker

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has blocked a Chinese government-financed firm’s acquisition of an Oregon semiconductor maker on national security grounds. Trump’s order Wednesday came after a federal panel that reviews foreign investment for possible...

Fire at Islamic school in Malaysia kills 25, mostly teens

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A fire department official in Malaysia says a fire at an Islamic religious school on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur has killed at least 25 people, mostly teenagers. The official says the fire started early Thursday at the top floor of the...
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'Sopranos' mobster, veteran actor Frank Vincent dies at 80

AP Photo/Frank Franklin II NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Vincent, a veteran character actor who often played tough guys, including mob boss Phil Leotardo on “The Sopranos,” has died. He was 80. Vincent died peacefully on Wednesday, a statement from his family said. No...

Browns’ Britt Looks To Rebound After Drop In Opener

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kenny Britt was signed by the Browns to be a playmaker and a leader for their young wide receivers. One game into the regular season, his starting spot is in jeopardy. Britt dropped an on-target, downfield throw from DeShone Kizer in the fourth quarter Sunday,...

Hite: I’ll be running again in 2018

State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, likes the job so much he plans to run for re-election in 2018. Hite was the guest speaker Wednesday at a Findlay Kiwanis lunch held at The Dock at St. Marks United Methodist Church. Should he win re-election, Hite said he will have the longest...

Irma’s Life And Demise: 2 Weeks Of Destruction And Fear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Irma, which flattened some Caribbean islands and enveloped nearly all of Florida in its fury, no longer exists. The open Atlantic’s most powerful hurricane on record finally sputtered out as an ordinary rainstorm over Ohio and Indiana. Irma’s...

After arrest, radio host quits 'Boomer and Carton' show

NEW YORK (AP) — New York sports radio personality Craig Carton has quit his show on WFAN following his arrest on fraud charges. Carton co-hosted “Boomer and Carton” with former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason (eh-SY’-uh-suhn). He announced Wednesday he had...
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White House: ESPN could justify firing Hill for Trump tweets

AP Photo/Evan Vucci BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that sports anchor Jemele Hill could justifiably be fired from ESPN for tweets calling President Donald Trump a “white supremacist” and “a...

Jason Day Parts With Only Caddie He Ever Had

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Jason Day says his longtime coach will no longer be his caddie. In a surprising move, Day says he has parted ways with Colin Swatton, but that he wants to keep him as his coach. Day was 12 when he went to a golf academy in Australia where Swatton coached....

Watch Out: Sacks Galore Likely In Texans At Bengals

Judging by the performances of their blockers in the opening week of the season, it’s fair to wonder if there will be more sacks than points in Thursday night’s game between the Texans and Bengals. Cincinnati allowed Andy Dalton to be trapped five times, half as much...