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Review: McCarthy, Feig set their sights on 007 in ‘Spy’

AP Photo/Larry Horricks Ridiculous questions about the funniness and bankability of women have clouded exactly what’s going on here: Nobody is a better comedic actor right now than Melissa McCarthy. She’s a combustible ball of comic fury rolled up in Chaplinesque...

Arena Football League

___ Orlando 63, Cleveland 42 San Jose 61, Portland 42 Philadelphia 51, Las Vegas 43 Tampa Bay 35, New Orleans 34 Arizona 59, Spokane 47 Jacksonville 41, Los Angeles 35 Spokane at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. New Orleans at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Orlando at Jacksonville, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at...

MLB Apologizes To Royals For Costly Glitch In Replay System

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Major League Baseball has apologized to the Kansas City Royals for a breakdown in its replay process during a crucial moment in a 2-1 loss to the Cleveland Indians. The issue occurred in the eighth inning of a tied game Tuesday night, when first base...

‘Sister Act’ is born again: New film in the works

NEW YORK (AP) — Musically blessed comedy “Sister Act” is getting a revival, courtesy of Disney. Producer Ally Sherman and writers Kristen “Kiwi” Smith and Carol McCullah are set to create a new take of the original 1992 film, Disney confirmed on...

White House asks New Hampshire 4th-graders to name its hawk

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Some New Hampshire fourth-graders whose effort to name the red-tailed hawk the official state raptor was defeated at the statehouse are aiming a little higher: the White House. A red-tailed hawk recently took up residence on the grounds of 1600...

Ex-coal Chief Gets Judge’s OK To Attend Son’s Race In Ohio

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A judge is letting ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship watch his son compete in an Ohio dirt track race. Magistrate Judge Clarke VanDervort’s order in Beckley federal court Wednesday permits Blankenship’s June 5-6 trip to Sidney, Ohio....

Ohio Passes Ban On Pure Caffeine, Powdered Alcohol Sales

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pure powdered caffeine couldn’t be sold in Ohio under legislation headed to the governor for his expected signature. The measure that cleared the state Senate on Wednesday also would prohibit sales of powdered alcohol. Passage of the bill follows the...

Midwest League

___ Quad Cities 8, West Michigan 1 Cedar Rapids at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. Burlington at Lansing, 7:05 p.m. Peoria at Great Lakes, 7:05 p.m. Bowling Green at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Dayton at Clinton, 7:30 p.m. Fort Wayne at Beloit, 8 p.m. Lake County at Wisconsin, 8:05 p.m. Quad...
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NH fugitive wanted in deaths of parents caught in Florida

AP Photo MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man who made the U.S. Marshals Service’s most-wanted list after being charged with killing his parents and setting their New Hampshire house on fire last year was captured Wednesday at a Florida hotel where he was living and working,...

North Carolina OKs bill for 72-hour wait period for abortion

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would make the state one of several with 72-hour waiting periods for an abortion, sending the measure to the governor’s desk. Republican Gov. Pat McCrory has not said whether he supports the...