June 28, 2016

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Ohio BMV starts accepting credit cards for driver fees

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles says its deputy registrars will soon accept credit cards as payment, after years of people requesting that as an option. By Friday, Ohioans at any of the 190 deputy registrar sites should be able to use credit cards for driver’s license and vehicle registration renewals and other Read More…

Indians power past Braves for 10th straight win

ATLANTA — Trevor Bauer complained that he wasn’t as sharp as in recent outings. The way Cleveland has been hitting, Bauer didn’t have to be sharp to help extend the longest winning streak in the majors this season. Lonnie Chisenhall hit a three-run homer, Bauer gave up two runs in six innings and the Indians Read More…

Men’s basketball: Cavs guard Kyrie Irving, majority of U.S. team lacking Olympic experience, but still look like favorites

NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics. James isn’t going to Rio, and neither are many more of basketball’s best players. The Americans think they’ll be just fine with who they have. “We should be heavily favored,” Read More…

Men’s soccer: England has another controversial exit as Iceland pulls off huge shocker in European Championship

NICE, France — After voting to leave the European Union last week, the English left the soccer European Championship in similarly surprising fashion Monday in what will go down as their most embarrassing loss in a generation. Iceland, the smallest nation ever to compete at the tournament with a population of 330,000, pulled off one Read More…

Jenna Fryer: NASCAR will miss Tony Stewart when he retires

Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career. He had a migraine that day at Sonoma Raceway and spoke softly about his plight. Stewart didn’t know what to do to return to his glory days. He had no idea how Read More…

Cleveland, ACLU reach settlement in rules over RNC protests

CLEVELAND — A federal judge says Cleveland and a civil rights organization have reached a settlement in a lawsuit over the city’s rules governing protests and marches during the upcoming Republican National Convention. A judge on Thursday had ruled the city’s protest regulations would unconstitutionally infringe on people’s right to freedom of expression. He ordered Read More…

10 things to know, Friday, June 24

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. British politics in chaos as UK votes to exit EU The vote to leave the European Union, after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, shatters the stability of a project in continental unity designed half a century ago Read More…

Why the ‘Brexit’ passed; can anything be done to save the European Union?

BRUSSELS — The EU must reinvent itself to survive after Britain’s vote to leave. It may be too late. The damning verdict of British voters was the worst setback to the EU since the germ of a more integrated Europe first took shape in the ruins left by World War II. And it threatens to Read More…

AP investigation: Scores of entries missing from Hillary’s State Department calendar

WASHINGTON — Television cameras rolled when Hillary Clinton appeared on the central balcony of the New York Stock Exchange to ring the opening bell — just minutes after she attended a private breakfast in September 2009 with influential Wall Street and business leaders. But the identities of her breakfast guests would be left off of Read More…

‘We’re going to keep fighting’: Immigrants press on in face of Supreme Court ruling

NEW YORK — After learning the Supreme Court deadlocked on an immigration plan that would protect her from being deported, Marta Gualotuna could barely speak through her tears. “This decision is very, very painful for me,” Gualotuna, 57, said in Spanish through a translator. The Ecuadorian immigrant had hoped the court would uphold President Barack Read More…