Series tied 2-2 as Predators beat Sharks 4-3 in triple OT

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Fisher ended his own personal playoff drought with his first overtime goal in 12 years, giving the exhausted Nashville Predators plenty to celebrate. Fisher scored his second goal at 11:12 of the third overtime, and the...

Pakistan treating 2 brothers who become paralyzed each night

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Doctors in Pakistan are mystified by the case of two brothers who have come to be known as the “solar kids.” The boys, aged nine and 13, are normal active children during the day. But once the sun goes down, they both lapse into a vegetative...

China seeks global support for South China Sea policies

AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein BEIJING (AP) — China is seeing mixed results in its effort to enlist friendly states in its push to exclude the U.S. and its allies from the festering South China Sea dispute, underscoring the limits of Chinese diplomacy despite its massive...

Israeli cowboys live frontier life on Syria’s doorstep

AP Photo/Ariel Schalit KIDMAT ZVI, Golan Heights (AP) — With his wide-brimmed hat, Wrangler jeans and ornate belt buckle, Yehiel Alon could easily pass for one of the Montana ranchers he once worked with. But the 53-year-old is an Israeli cowboy on the Golan Heights...

Obama administration proposes rules aimed at tax evasion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has announced a set of financial regulations that would force companies to disclose more information about their owners, part of an effort billed as a crackdown on tax evaders and money launderers. Administration officials...

BYU, Ohio State Advance To NCAA Men’s Volleyball Final

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Brenden Sander had 14 kills and no errors on 24 swings and top-ranked BYU beat Long Beach State 25-21, 23-25, 25-19, 25-18 on Thursday night in the NCAA volleyball semifinals. Ben Patch added 13 kills for the Cougars (27-3). They will face...

Indians Complete Sweep Of Tigers With 9-4 Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have dominated the Tigers this season, and Brad Ausmus has seen enough. The Detroit manager finally reached his boiling point Thursday, when the Indians completed a three-game home sweep with a 9-4 victory at Progressive Field. The Indians...

Businesses marking milestones

ACT-I STAFFING of Findlay held an open house and ribbon-cutting to mark 57 years in business as a locally-owned employment agency. The company at 2017 Tiffin Ave. recently redecorated its lobby. Three generations of the Robinson family have led the company. Larry Robinson started...

LA’s Getty museum recreates China’s Cave Temples of Dunhuang

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a thousand years China’s Cave Temples of Dunhuang were a popular traveler’s rest stop, marketplace and religious shrine on the fabled Silk Road. Now they are coming to Los Angeles, both in spirit and reality. In an exhibition curators say...

Aquino’s pick for Philippine president banks on clean image

AP Photo/Aaron Favila MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A U.S.-educated investment banker and the richest Philippine presidential aspirant, Mar Roxas lacks the dramatic life stories of his rivals, including a tough-talking mayor with a public vow to dump criminals in Manila Bay...