Mickelson not close to being over runner-up in British Open

AP Photo/Mike Groll SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — If you thought two weeks was enough time for Phil Mickelson to get over his second-place finish in the British Open duel with Henrik Stenson, guess again. Lefty said it’s going to take a long time to get over the British...

Target leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories. The exit comes as Target is examining all of its marketing platforms under new chairman...

The Latest: Minister promises strong security at pope visit

AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ trip to Poland for World Youth Day events (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Pope Francis says the world is at war, but is stressing that it’s not a war of religions. Francis spoke to...

Egypt asks IMF for a 3-year loan to help struggling economy

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is in the “final stages” of negotiating an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to secure a much-needed loan of up to $7 billion per year, according to a Cabinet statement. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi held a Cabinet meeting...

Jonathan Pryce makes 'Merchant of Venice' a family affair

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Pryce is no stranger to William Shakespeare, but one play he has refused to do is “The Merchant of Venice” – until now. Fresh off two seasons on “Game of Thrones” as High Sparrow, the Tony winner is now on an...

Officials at historic tourist spot warn of ‘fake monk mafia’

BOSTON (AP) — Visitors to one of Boston’s top tourist destinations are being asked not to give money to what officials have dubbed “the fake monk mafia.” Faneuil Hall Marketplace General Manager Joe O’Malley told The Boston Globe...

Findlay Municipal Court judge retiring in August

Findlay Municipal Court Judge Robert Fry will be retiring from the court on Aug. 18, according to a press release. Fry was appointed in January 2007 to fill the unexpired term of Judge Vernon Preston. Prior to becoming a judge, Fry served with the Hancock County...

Ohio Opens Its 163rd State Fair In Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik), his family and state officials have kicked off the 163rd state fair at the fairgrounds in Columbus. The fair opened Wednesday. It features a variety of new attractions, including a show by a team of expert acrobatic divers...

Board: Alabama woman who broiled daughter to stay in prison

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s parole board is refusing to release a woman convicted of putting her 14-month-old daughter into a hot oven in 2002. The board rejected an early release for 40-year-old Melissa Wright of Millbrook during a hearing Tuesday. Wright...

Long-time Lilly CEO Lechleiter to retire in December

Eli Lilly Chairman and CEO John C. Lechleiter will retire in December after leading the drugmaker through a challenging period in which it lost U.S. patent protection for several top-selling products. The Indianapolis company says the president of its bio-medicines business,...