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All eyes on Coen brothers as Cannes readies for Palme d’Or

AP Photo/Joel Ryan CANNES, France (AP) — Just what film directors Joel and Ethan Coen are thinking is a question that has long bedeviled moviegoers. Now they have the Cannes Film Festival on pins and needles, too. The 68th Cannes Film Festival wraps up with an awards...
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At Cannes, Michel Franco’s ‘Chronic’ looks death in the face

AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau CANNES, France (AP) — Death is something we’d all like to avoid. But director Michel Franco thinks a reluctance to look at the end of life is unhealthy. The Mexican filmmaker’s Cannes Film Festival entry “Chronic” stars Tim...

Josh Hamilton Set To Join Texas Rangers On Monday

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton is done with his personal spring training and ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers. The slugger is set to fly Sunday to Cleveland to meet the team for the start of a three-game series against the Indians. The opener Monday is four weeks to the...
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China readies national carbon market to fight climate change

AP Photo/Andy Wong BEIJING (AP) — At first, the numbers and company names flashing on a big board in Beijing’s financial district suggest a booming market. A closer look indicates otherwise: The scrolling list rotates the same dozen or so trades, all from last year....
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Orioles reliever leaves game after umps inspect his forearm

AP Photo/Joe Skipper MIAMI (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles’ bullpen was already stretched thin in the 12th inning when left-hander Brian Matusz was ejected for using a sticky substance that was on his right arm. His replacement, T.J. McFarland, then gave up the...
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Cormier submits Johnson in 3rd, wins vacant title at UFC 187

AP Photo/John Locher LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daniel Cormier beat Anthony “Rumble” Johnson with a rear naked choke in the third round, dominating on the ground to win the vacant light heavyweight title at UFC 187 on Saturday night. Cormier (16-1) controlled Johnson...

Saturday’s Scores

Mansfield Madison 3, Findlay 1, 11 innings Tol. St. Francis 6, Sylvania Northview 1 Cin. La Salle 5, Hamilton 4 Cin. Moeller 6, Beavercreek 0 Mason 10, Troy 2 W. Chester Lakota W. 2, Clayton Northmont 1 Bellevue 10, Shelby 3 Defiance 5, Bryan 1 Lima Bath 6, Wapakoneta 4 Bellbrook...
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Women’s walk across Koreas’ DMZ denied; they cross on bus

AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin DORASAN STATION, South Korea (AP) — International women activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates on Sunday were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea, but were allowed to cross by...

Protests, Arrests After Ohio Officer’s Acquittal In 2 Deaths

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire. Michael Brelo, 31, faces administrative...

Midwest League

___ Beloit 7, Cedar Rapids 6, 10 innings Clinton 10, Burlington 2 Dayton at West Michigan, 7 p.m. Peoria at Quad Cities, 7 p.m. Fort Wayne at Lansing, 7:05 p.m. Lake County at Great Lakes, 7:05 p.m. Bowling Green at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. Wisconsin at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Dayton...