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  • Streak over: Magic end 17-game skid to Cavs, 114-93

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Nikola Vucevic scored 23 points and the Orlando Magic snapped a 17-game losing streak against the Cleveland Cavaliers, routing the defending Eastern Conference champions 114-93 on Saturday night. Rough night — we'll be back on Tuesday for #CavsBulls.#CavsMagic BOX: https://t.co/20wvWSwbLt #AllForOne pic.twitter.com/xtovvO7TYb — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) October 22, 2017 Orlando’s first win over Cleveland since Nov. 23, 2012 came in convincing fashion. The Magic never trailed and built a 21-point lead late in the first quarter. Orlando […]

  • Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H.W. and George W. Bush gathered in College Station, Texas, home of Texas A&M University, to try to unite the country after the storms. […]

  • AP Source: Browns’ Britt violated curfew last week in Texas

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Kenny Britt’s disappointing start with the Browns worsened. Britt and fellow wide receiver Corey Coleman were sent back to Cleveland last week for missing curfew while the team was in Houston to play the Texans, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Saturday. The players missed Saturday night’s curfew and were told to leave the following morning. They were fined and apologized to their Browns teammates, said the person who spoke on condition […]

  • Fox renewed O’Reilly contract despite knowing of allegations

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox News Channel says the company knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O’Reilly when it renewed the popular personality’s contract in February. The New York Times reported Saturday the company renewed the TV host’s contract after he reached a $32 million settlement with the analyst. In a statement, 21st Century Fox defended its decision because it said he had settled the matter personally. It also said O’Reilly and the […]

  • Parents complain after Ohio middle school sings cotton picking song

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Some parents at an Ohio middle school have said they were shocked to hear an eighth-grade choir sing about picking cotton just days after other students in the district took photos and videos of themselves with a Confederate flag outside the high school. The Blade reports “Cotton Needs Pickin'” was performed Thursday during a fall concert at Springfield Middle School in Holland, Lucas County. Parent Nicole Maulsby, who is Cuban, posted a video of the performance on Facebook. […]

  • Trump plans to release classified JFK documents

    President Donald Trump said Saturday he intends to allow the release of classified government documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy “subject to the receipt of further information.” Trump’s tweet comes as he is staring down an October 26 deadline set in law by Congress mandating the public release of the still-secret documents — including FBI and CIA files — barring any action by the President to block the release of certain documents. “Subject to the receipt of […]

  • Heisman winner Troy Smith cited for driving under influence

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Former NFL player and Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Troy Smith has been cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and operating a vehicle under the influence in Ohio. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says the 33-year-old was asked to move his car to a diversion area at a Columbus checkpoint Friday after deputies detected a marijuana odor. A spokesman says paraphernalia was found during a vehicle search and that Smith refused to take field sobriety tests. Smith was not […]

  • Funeral set for soldier at center of Trump fight

    COOPER CITY, Fla. — Mourners are expected to pack a church Saturday to honor a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman. Family, friends and neighbors of Sgt. La David T. Johnson will attend his funeral service at a suburban Fort Lauderdale church and others are expected to line the streets outside to salute him. Johnson, 25, was one of four U.S. Special Forces troops killed Oct. […]

  • James and Korver heat up from 3, Cavs beat Bucks 116-97

    MILWAUKEE — LeBron James had 24 points and eight assists, and Kyle Korver hit three straight 3s in a decisive third-quarter run to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 116-97 on Friday night. Kevin Love added 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Cavs. Their 15-5 spurt over the final 4:25 of the third quarter, sparked by Korver’s long-range shooting, opened a 13-point lead. Cleveland led by double digits most of the rest of the way to spoil […]

  • Rock thrown from highway overpass kills Michigan man in car

    VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Michigan authorities have reopened a portion of Interstate 75 after gathering more evidence, two days after a rock thrown from a highway overpass smashed a windshield and killed a man. TV stations reported Friday that teenagers have been taken into custody in Genesee County, although it wasn’t immediately clear how many. The sheriff’s office declined comment. Thirty-two-year-old Kenneth White of Mount Morris was a passenger in a vehicle that was hit Wednesday night on I-75 in […]

  • New dad accused of selling heroin in hospital maternity ward

    GREENSBURG, Pa.  — A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he sold heroin in the hospital maternity ward room where people were visiting his newborn daughter. Twenty-five-year-old Cody Hulse was arraigned Friday on charges including heroin delivery and endangering the welfare of children. The Tribune-Review reports he declined to comment afterward. WPXI said Hulse spoke to them after his arraignment. Authorities say Hulse got busted after Greensburg police stopped a vehicle Thursday and found heroin and paraphernalia. The occupants told police […]

  • Spacewalking astronauts replace blurry camera on robot arm

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts provided some necessary focus to the International Space Station’s robot arm on Friday. Astronaut Joe Acaba unbolted a blurry camera from a new robotic hand installed two weeks ago. He then popped in a spare, which flight controllers quickly tested from Houston. The replacement provided crisp, clear views. Sharp focus is essential when the space station’s robot hand grabs an arriving supply ship and anchors it. The next delivery is a few weeks away, […]