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10 Things to Know, Friday, Aug. 29

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Putin urges separatists to free Ukrainian soldiers The president’s statement comes several hours after Ukraine accused Russia of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops. 2. UN: Number of refugees from Syria tops 3 million The Read More…

Indians edge White Sox, feel confident heading into big series with first-place Royals

Cleveland Indians' Roberto Perez, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring on a single hit by Michael Brantley against the Chicago White Sox Thursday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO — Michael Bourn and the Cleveland Indians are feeling pretty good heading into a big series with Kansas City. Bourn had two triples among his three hits, leading Carlos Carrasco and the Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Cleveland took two of three from scuffling Chicago and Read More…

10 Things to Know, Thursday, Aug. 28

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Obama contemplates Congress’ role in Syrian crisis The big question facing the president is whether or not to seek lawmakers’ approval if the White House decides to strike Islamic State targets in Syria. 2. Mother pleads for Read More…

White Sox 3, Indians 2: Kluber, Tribe lose in Chicago

Cleveland Indians starter Corey Kluber, left, is taken out of the game by manager Terry Francona during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago Wednesday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO — It seems hard to say Corey Kluber appears to be tiring when the Indians’ ace right-hander allowed only three runs Wednesday night. But the American League Cy Young Award candidate was so dominant through 26 starts this season that a 32-pitch inning against the Chicago White Sox felt like a warning sign. Especially Read More…

Ohio State: Navy’s unique offense could present problems

Ohio State's Joey Bosa sacks Michigan State's Connor Cook during the Big Ten Conference Championship on Dec. 7. For Saturday's season opening game with Navy, Bosa and the Ohio State defense must get ready for the Midshipmen's lethal triple-option game. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

COLUMBUS — It’s already difficult enough to play Navy because of the tough, dedicated and disciplined players demanded by any service academy. “These guys are guys who are trained to be fearless and they’re trained to be relentless,” Ohio State linebacker Joshua Perry said. “So we know that we have to go full-go the whole Read More…

Court overturns convictions in Amish hair attacks

am Mullet stands in front of his Bergholz, Ohio, home. An appeals court on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014  overturned the hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati sided with arguments brought by attorneys for the Amish, who were convicted two years ago in five attacks in Ohio Amish communities in 2011. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)

CINCINNATI (AP) — An appeals court on Wednesday overturned the hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati sided with arguments brought by attorneys for the Amish, who were convicted two years ago in five attacks Read More…

Police: Dispatcher botches call about child locked in car

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said. Shana Dees said she put her son Jack in his car seat Saturday afternoon and when she went to move a shopping cart, Read More…

Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

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NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable said Wednesday service was largely restored after a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. The company says it is still investigating the cause of the problem, which occurred with its Internet backbone, the paths that local or regional Read More…

Father of student: fatal flight was to see sights

Investigators look over the wreckage of a plane crash as it rests on the side of a road Tuesday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — A small rented airplane crashed and burned shortly after takeoff Monday, killing four college students who were taking a sightseeing flight around Cleveland after their first day of classes. The four men were students at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Three were members of the varsity wrestling team. The wrestlers were Read More…

10 Things to Know, Wednesday, Aug. 27

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Tough issues remain following Gaza truce deal Israel and Hamas agree to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting, but barriers to lasting peace persist — such as Palestinian appeals for the end of a Gaza Read More…