James Helps Cavs Hold Off Pacers, Earn Sweep Into 2nd Round

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James made a 3-pointer with 68 seconds left Sunday and the Cleveland Cavaliers hung on for a 106-102 series-clinching victory at Indiana. James finished with 33 points and 10 rebounds as he became the first player under the current playoff format to win...

End of Sharks season could bring end to Thornton-Marleau era

AP Photo/Tony Avelar SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After going through the handshake line of an early playoff loss, an emotional Patrick Marleau stood by the San Jose bench and looked up at the crowd at the Shark Tank. The end of another season in San Jose could be the end of an...

Burt Reynolds makes rare public appearance at film festival

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert De Niro helped Burt Reynolds onto the red carpet for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new movie “Dog Years” Saturday night in New York. It was a rare appearance for the 81-year old actor, who at times struggled to walk. Reynolds...

Accident In Northern Kentucky Kills 1, Injures 2

FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — Police in northern Kentucky say an accident has left one man dead and two others injured. Media outlets report the accident occurred on U.S. Route 25 just south of Florence on Saturday night. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that...

Rockets' Beverley fined $25,000 for confronting fan

AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley $25,000 for confronting a fan after Game 3 of the team’s first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The league announced the fine about two hours...

Iranian candidate says nuclear deal failed to lift sanctions

AP Photo/Vahid Salemi TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian presidential candidate said Sunday the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers has failed to lift sanctions or improve the country’s economy. Mostafa Mirsalim, a conservative, told a news conference that...
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Bill O'Reilly to return with new podcast episode Monday

AP Photo/Jeff Christensen LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill O’Reilly is back and ready to talk. His personal website says the former Fox News host will air a new episode of his “No Spin News” podcast Monday evening. Fox News Channel’s parent company fired...

Ohio Commissioners Urge Rick Perry To Fund Nuclear Cleanup

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Commissioners from four southern Ohio counties have written to U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry urging continued funding for cleanup of a former Cold War-era uranium plant. However, the Piketon mayor has written his own letter of opposition to a possible...

Ohio Auditor Begins 1st School District Efficiency Review

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Auditor Dave Yost says his office is conducting its first review of a school district’s potential to save money by sharing services. The Republican auditor said recently that Bellaire Local School District in Belmont County will kick off a series...

Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster NEW YORK (AP) — New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump’s lead on climate change and declared his intention to help save an international agreement to reduce carbon emissions. Bloomberg,...