‘Sesame Street’ sues over new Melissa McCarthy puppet movie

NEW YORK (AP) — The makers of “Sesame Street” are suing the promoter of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it’s abusing the famed puppets’ sterling reputation to advertise the R-rated film. A judge Friday scheduled a hearing next week to consider a...

Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 46 points and preserved his reign atop the Eastern Conference for at least one more game as the Cleveland Cavaliers shook off losing All-Star Kevin Love with a head injury and beat the Boston Celtics 109-99 on Friday night to force a...

Astros rally vs Miller, pour it on for 11-2 win over Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jose Altuve tied it in the eighth inning with a two-run double off Andrew Miller and then scored the go-ahead run on Marwin Gonzalez’s squeeze bunt, and the Houston Astros scored 11 times in the final two innings to beat the Cleveland Indians 11-2 on...

Powerful cyclone lashes Oman, Yemen; 1 dead, 40 missing

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — Cyclone Mekunu blew into the Arabian Peninsula early Saturday, drenching arid Oman and Yemen with rain, cutting off power lines and leaving at least one dead and 40 missing, officials said. Portions of Salalah, Oman’s third-largest city, lost...

Family: Virginia police shooting video raises more questions

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The family of a young, black Virginia man who was fatally shot by police while naked and unarmed said the release of body-camera footage answered some of their questions about what happened but raised even more. The video made public Friday shows...

Texas officer kills off-duty deputy in alleged break-in

STAGECOACH, Texas (AP) — Investigators say an off-duty Texas police officer fatally shot an off-duty sheriff’s deputy suspected in a reported break-in at the officer’s home. The incident happened about 5:30 p.m. Friday in a subdivision in Stagecoach, about 33...

Father, son plead guilty to fraud involving secretive sect

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A father and son who belong to a secretive evangelical church in North Carolina pleaded guilty Friday to federal criminal charges in an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants have said was part of a plan to keep money flowing into the...

The Latest: First tests find no water contamination in town

DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on an Idaho town where officials told residents not to drink the water after a fired municipal worker was found dead in his home. (all times local): 7:40 p.m. State officials say a first round of tests on the water in an Idaho town have...

Torres homers in 4th straight game as Yankees top Angels 2-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres became the youngest American League player to homer in four straight games, Aaron Judge threw out a pair of runners from right field and the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Friday night in the opener of a series showcasing...

Motorcyclist hurt in downtown crash

A Findlay man was injured in a motorcycle crash Friday evening in the 200 block of South Main Street, the Findlay Police Department reported. Nicholas Riggy was traveling north on South Main Street in the left lane, and a black SUV was traveling north in the right lane, the...