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Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance

May. 19, 2019 6:21 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina's legislature. A bill was being debated that would ban all abortions after a...

Plutko, 3 relievers allow 1 hit for Indians in 4-1 win

May. 18, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Adam Plutko's season debut for Cleveland couldn't have gone much better. Called up from Triple-A Columbus before the game, Plutko allowed one run in six innings — a solo homer by Trey Mancini for Baltimore's only hit — and the Indians defeated the Orioles 4-1 on Saturday....

Winker's HR ends Dodger streak, Reds get 4-0 win over LA

May. 18, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds ended LA's streak of shutdown pitching with a little of their own, led by a starter who had yet to get a win. Jesse Winker's homer ended LA's stretch of scoreless pitching, and Yasiel Puig singled home a pair of runs against his former team Saturday, leading the Cincinnati Reds...

Attorney: Ex-Ohio State football players among those abused

May. 18, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An attorney preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who claim they were sexually abused by a team physician told The Associated Press on Saturday that most of those clients were football players from the school's storied program,...

The Latest: Football players say Ohio State doc abused them

May. 18, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the report detailing abuse of male athletes and students by a now-dead doctor at Ohio State. (all times local): 12:35 p.m. An attorney who is preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who say they were abused by a team...

China's ban on scrap imports a boon to US recycling plants

May. 18, 2019 12:17 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The halt on China's imports of wastepaper and plastic that has disrupted U.S. recycling programs has also spurred investment in American plants that process recyclables. U.S. paper mills are expanding capacity to take advantage of a glut of cheap scrap. Some facilities that previously...

The Latest: Ohio State whistleblower 'vindicated' by report

May. 18, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the report detailing abuse of male athletes and students by a now-dead doctor at Ohio State. (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The whistleblower credited with prompting an investigation of sexual abuse of students and athletes by a now-dead team doctor at Ohio State...

'Shocking': Ohio State doc abused 177, officials were aware

May. 18, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s through the 1990s, and numerous university officials got wind of what was going on over the years but did little or nothing to stop him, according to a report released by the school Friday. Dr....

Bundy handles Indians as Orioles end slide with 5-1 win

May. 17, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians treated their fans to a postgame fireworks display. Dylan Bundy barely let them hear a pop. Bundy kept Cleveland's lineup in check — and in the ballpark — for 5 2/3 innings and Jonathan Villar hit a three-run homer as the Baltimore Orioles ended a three-game slide...

Bellinger homers, Hill fans 10 as Dodgers beat Reds 6-0

May. 17, 2019 10:24 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Dodgers' potent offense got rolling right away, leaving Rich Hill a chance to get a win. The left-hander dominated with a throwback effort. Hill fanned 10 batters — one shy of his career high — while relying on his two best pitches, and Cody Bellinger hit the last of Los...