Longtime Weather Channel meteorologist Dave Schwartz dies

ATLANTA (AP) — Longtime Weather Channel meteorologist Dave Schwartz has died after a long fight with cancer. He was 63. In an announcement of his death, The Weather Channel says on its website that Schwartz died Saturday after being first diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic...

Going to the Olympics? Some health risks to consider

AP Photo/ERALDO PERES NEW YORK (AP) — Traveling to the Olympics? Don’t let illnesses meddle with your fun. Roughly half a million people from around the world are expected to travel to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. And while Zika is in the spotlight, there are other...

Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn wins Women's British Open

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn won the Women’s British Open on Sunday at Woburn for her first major championship and fourth LPGA Tour victory of the year. The 20-year-old Thai player closed with an even-par 72 for a three-stroke victory over American...

Brewers catcher Lucroy blocks trade to Indians

AP Photo/Benny Sieu MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy has blocked his proposed trade to the Cleveland Indians. Lucroy said Sunday he wasn’t going to go into the details behind his decision, but the long term is more important than the short...

Saudi Arabia doubles female Olympic athletes from 2 to 4

AP Photo/Martin Meissner DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia will send four women to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, doubling its female participation after two women competed for the first time at the 2012 London Games. Hosam al-Qurashi, executive director of the...
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Q&A: Netmarble founder Bang on US mobile game opportunities

AP Photo/Reed Saxon LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jun Hyuk Bang founded Netmarble Games in 2000 and has grown it into a powerhouse mobile gaming company with nearly $1 billion in annual revenue. Its game, “Seven Knights,” has broken into Japan’s list of top 10 mobile...

AP Source: Indians Acquire Andrew Miller From Yankees

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the trade says the Cleveland Indians have acquired left-handed reliever Andrew Miller from the New York Yankees. Cleveland will send four players, including highly touted outfielder Cliff Frazier to New York in exchange for Miller,...

Remains Of Seaman Killed In Pearl Harbor Headed To Ohio Home

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Navy is flying the remains of a central Ohio man back to his home nearly 75 years after he was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor. William “Billy” Welch of Springfield enlisted in the Navy at 17. He was among the 429 killed aboard...

4 Columbus Officials Ordered To Pay For Ohio State Game

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Ethics Commission says four elected Columbus officials paid less than they should have to watch an Ohio State football game in a luxury suite with a lobbyist. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) the commission determined Mayor Andrew Ginther,...

Walker clings to 1-shot lead after 3rd round of PGA

AP Photo/Mike Groll SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jimmy Walker overcame a few wild tee shots with four birdies on the back nine for a 2-under 68 and a one-shot lead over defending champion Jason Day going into the final round of the rain-plagued PGA Championship. This already...