Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Braves awaits Freeman's test tests; pitch struck his wrist Braves awaits Freeman's test tests; pitch struck his wrist

Replays appeared to show Pillar using the slur as he yelled toward the mound. "It was all me". Pillar apologized Thursday, first on Twitter and then in a pre-game scrum with reporters. For a short time, anyway. Darrell Ceciliani doubled home Bautis...

Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

One person was killed and about 50 to 75 homes were damaged Tuesday night when tornadoes tore a path through an Elk City subdivision, said Danny Ringer, a chaplain with the Elk City Fire Department . Because of the possibility of severe weather, the...

Ireland's Fine Gael leadership race begins

He had previously said he wouldn't lead the party into the. An Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald and Minister Richard Bruton have both refused to rule themselves out to date. He also noted Mr Kenny's contribution to job creation, his role in the marriage e...

Haryana: Victory for Rewari schoolgirls, govt upgrades school Haryana: Victory for Rewari schoolgirls, govt upgrades school

Haryana state education minister Ram Bilas Sharma intervened as attention grew, announcing the campus would be equipped as a high school with a new principal and enrolments starting Thursday. This hunger strike by a dozen-odd girls, who were backed b...

Former governor, OU regent Keating on Federal Bureau of Investigation director shortlist

The scene was reminiscent of Trump's very public search for a vice president and his transition period, when potential Cabinet picks were paraded through the lobby of Trump Tower in NY. He then endorsed McCain for president in 2008 and spoke at the R...

Former official says she warned White House about Flynn Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

Spicer told reporters that the day after Yates' initial meeting with McGahn on January 26, the White House counsel asked her to return "to discuss certain issues that she had left unclear at the time". Yates, a career prosecutor until Barack Obama ta...

NI unemployment rate falls to lowest level since 2008 NI unemployment rate falls to lowest level since 2008

Close attention is being paid to wages growth and the job market. The ABS's new Wage Price Index Data shows the ACT's vital public sector, which employs 80,000 Canberrans, or nearly 40 per cent of the city's workforce, shows wages growth in the loc...

UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test

North Korea says the missile can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. In a unanimous statement backed by China, the council voiced "utmost concern" about Sunday's launch, described by Pyongyang as a mid-to-long range missile that traveled 787 kilometer...

UK April Retail Sales Surge 2.3%, Special Factors Boost Demand UK April Retail Sales Surge 2.3%, Special Factors Boost Demand

These results are largely attributed through "anecdotal" evidence to good weather conditions, and suggest the United Kingdom consumer may be more resilient than thought after March's decline. Rising prices are stretching household budgets, however. ...

Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

On Jan. 26, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates warned White House Counsel Donald McGahn that Flynn had not been forthcoming to the White House about his contacts with Kislyak. These stories all came after The Washington Post published an au...

Louisiana House backs ban on removal of Confederate statues Louisiana House backs ban on removal of Confederate statues

But he called it "problematic" in its current form. New Orleans recently removed two Confederate-era monuments from prominent locations and intends to take down two more. After the vote, the entire black caucus left the House. Also ironic was the...

Chelsea Manning posts 1st photo of herself since prison release Chelsea Manning posts 1st photo of herself since prison release

The Army said that Pvt Manning would remain on active duty in a special, unpaid status that will legally entitle her to military medical care, along with commissary privileges. The US government pursued 22 charges against Manning, including "aiding t...

Kate hoping George and Charlotte will take Pippa's wedding in their stride Kate hoping George and Charlotte will take Pippa's wedding in their stride

We got incredibly lucky with the cold, wet rain of Monday having given way to warm sunshine, just in time for the first Garden Party of the season. Go, courage Pippa, for as one does not say: a turbulent marriage, a marriage that lasts a long ti...

New York Police Chief Wounded; Suspect Dead New York Police Chief Wounded; Suspect Dead

The extend of their injuries are unknown at this time but Trooper Steven Nevel says the officer is expected to survive. Before police announced that the suspect was dead, Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus, who was at the search scene, said offi...

Spicer declines to answer whether Pres. Trump records Oval Office conversations

Opponents have claimed that Comey's shock sacking was a bid to stall an FBI investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election, which is also looking into possible collusion between the Kremlin and Trump's team. Comey declined to make t...

Black man posed no threat before officer shot him Black man posed no threat before officer shot him

During opening statements Thursday, Prosecutor Kevin Grey said Shelby had just finished dinner and was en route to respond to a domestic disturbance call when she discovered Crutcher's vehicle. Turnbough said that he saw Shelby had drawn her gun, so ...

John Terry has made most of season on periphery at Chelsea

The future of Terry has perplexed many of Antonio Conte's predecessors, but the Italian has managed the imminent departure respectfully and courteously. Chelsea did not spend as much as City and Man Utd did last summer but Conte still managed to wi...

Georgia high court declines to stop execution Georgia high court declines to stop execution

Ledford, Jr., 45, is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday , May 16 at 7 p.m. Georgia's parole board has declined to spare the life of a death row inmate who's scheduled for execution Tuesday. Ledford's lawyers also asked a state court judge to halt...

Putin 'ready to provide recording' of Lavrov-Trump exchange Putin 'ready to provide recording' of Lavrov-Trump exchange

Defending the president's remarks to the Russians and the Tweet on Tuesday, as "wholly appropriate", National Security Adviser HR McMaster told reporters Tuesday the president "wasn't aware of where this came from". "This is not a truthful or accur...

With new president, new faces for French parliament

Renewing a political landscape long bogged down with out-of-touch parties and long-serving politicians was a central campaign promise and the eclectic mix of candidates speaks to Macron's desire to pull the plug on a system he deems broken.

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