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Former Indians players to handle World Series first pitches
- October 25, 2016

Mr Spalding was also a pitcher, and later president of the Chicago White Stockings, which eventually became the Chicago Cubs. Chicago faces the Cleveland Indians in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday. "I am beyond thrilled", she said. Wrigleyville erupted in a joyous celebration Saturday night when the Cubs' 71-year World Series wait at long last came to an end. (more...)
No Matter What, A Huge World Series Drought Is Ending No Matter What, A Huge World Series Drought Is Ending
- October 25, 2016

First lady Michelle Obama joined the chorus Sunday morning, congratulating her hometown Cubs a day after the team defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago's Wrigley Field in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series. Stranding baserunners might not be so easy against Cleveland. But with Epstein pulling the strings, they also began collecting youngsters like Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell and Kris Bryant, occasionally mixing in high-priced veteran pitchers like Jon Lester and John ... (more...)
13 dead in California bus crash
- October 25, 2016

The fatally injured were riding toward the front of the bus. Some 30 passengers were taken to hospital. The California Highway Patrol is asking anyone with information about the crash to call a special hotline . It is not known at this time if alcohol, drugs or fatigue played in a role in the crash. "All three of them are hard-working people". He was acquitted in both cases. (more...)
BAT appoints Cravath and HSF for £38bn mega-merger offer BAT appoints Cravath and HSF for £38bn mega-merger offer
- October 25, 2016

The world's biggest tech company forgot to show you something, but a few Wall Street analysts and the Fool didn't miss a beat: There's a small company that's powering their brand-new gadgets and the coming revolution in technology. BAT Chief Executive Nicandro Durante, a long-distance runner who hails from Sao Paolo, Brazil, said the deal would create a U.S. market leader and the world's largest listed tobacco company by net turnover and operating profit. (more...)
Yoga trousers parade planned for anti-yoga trousers man
- October 25, 2016

Don't mess with women's yoga trousers. Organizers said they invited Sorrentino to their event , but that he "very impolitely declined". He says he's received death threats , sharing with the radio station several expletive-laden voicemails. (more...)
Six More Birds Die Of Flu In Delhi, Number Rises To 64 Six More Birds Die Of Flu In Delhi, Number Rises To 64
- October 25, 2016

Gwalior District Collector Sanjay Goyal said analysis of samples collected from two of the around 15 painted storks that died in the zoological park in the district, revealed the avians were infected with a new bird flu virus subtype, H5N8. (more...)
Authorities lack 'manpower' to remove pipeline protest camp Authorities lack 'manpower' to remove pipeline protest camp
- October 25, 2016

The Morton County Sheriff's Department said 300 protesters trespassed on private property and "engaged in escalated unlawful tactics and behavior" at a spot three miles west of State Highway 1806, along the pipeline right-of-way. The statement said one protester attempted to grab an officer's pepper spray canister, spraying the officer in the face and blinding him for five minutes. (more...)
Cecilia Hart, wife of James Earl Jones, dies age 68 Cecilia Hart, wife of James Earl Jones, dies age 68
- October 25, 2016

Actor James Earl Jones, right, arrives to a photo call with his wife, Cecilia Hart, before the Marion Anderson Award Gala at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Monday, Nov. Hart's last public appearance was alongside her husband at the 2016 Tony Awards in June. On television, her credits include Emergency! , Three's Company , Quincy M.E., MacGyver and Law & Order among others. (more...)
Brexit talks will not be held in French, Theresa May insists
- October 25, 2016

Her conciliatory tone was in sharp contrast to the sometimes bitter rhetoric sparked by Britain's departure - the first time an European Union member has ever left the bloc - including threats of a "hard exit" that would see the country stranded outside Europe's massive single market if it seeks to restrict the entry of European Union migrants. (more...)
Indians embrace underdog role in World Series against Cubs
- October 25, 2016

That's at least $300 more than the average prices listed Saturday. Bauer had previously cut himself while cleaning his drone, forcing him to leave his start in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series against Toronto when the pinkie began to bleed. (more...)
North Carolina-Virginia Preview Capsule
- October 25, 2016

After surrendering three second-half tallies to North Carolina in the September meeting in Chapel Hill, Duke kept the defensive pressure on the Tar Heels for the final 35 minutes. UNC had some legitimate reasons for their issues. With North Carolina deep threat Mack Hollins out for the season with a shoulder injury, Trubisky may look his way even more. (more...)
Facebook apologizes for removing breast cancer video by Cancerfonden Facebook apologizes for removing breast cancer video by Cancerfonden
- October 25, 2016

I know it's a drag. She said she hard a hard time with the radiation that was used to treat the cancer . "But, then there are also things that we can help, including being at an ideal body weight, reducing your alcohol intake, breast feeding. (more...)
Women in Poland hold more protests against tighter abortion laws Women in Poland hold more protests against tighter abortion laws
- October 25, 2016

In Warsaw, demonstrators brandished banners saying: "We have brains as well as a uterus". Polish women dressed in black took to the streets on Sunday in another round of protests against the government's attempts to tighten abortion laws . (more...)
Top US diplomat to meet Philippine foreign minister amid 'separation' is Top US diplomat to meet Philippine foreign minister amid 'separation' is
- October 25, 2016

A top American diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a " real climate of uncertainty " about his government's intentions have sparked distress in the US and other countries. "It's the only way", Duterte said in Beijing. Mr Russel is in Manila amid confusion over Mr Duterte's foreign policy. "Yes, it is hurtful and mystifying to be called names by a close friend, to be called names by the leader of a wonderful democracy that we ... (more...)
Jets' Geno Smith has torn ACL in knee, seeking 2nd opinion
- October 25, 2016

He did nothing to lose the job, and Fitzpatrick did nothing to win the job. Fitzpatrick was candid after the game about how he felt owner Woody Johnson, general manager Mike Maccagnan and Bowles, among others, had lost faith in him. "They stuffed us. And then the turnovers those are things that stopped the drives". "It's a credit to them for continuing to fight". And so with 4:34 remaining in the second quarter and the Jets trailing 13-7 Fitzpatrick jogged onto the field to take his ... (more...)
Kids 11-12 need just two doses of cancer vaccine Kids 11-12 need just two doses of cancer vaccine
- October 25, 2016

While most HPV infections are asymptomatic, persistent infection is responsible for cervical, vaginal, vulval, oral, penile and anal cancers, along with genital warts. In a study published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases , researchers analyzed the effect of HPV vaccination on circulating strains of HPV by analyzing literature before and after the vaccine became available. (more...)
Bruce Arians upset referees missed blocked field goal call Bruce Arians upset referees missed blocked field goal call
- October 25, 2016

Campbell also got a shot on Wilson, and often times when the Cardinals weren't quite getting to the passer, their presence caused him to scramble and throw off target. Defense Showed Up: Russell Wilson is one of the slipperiest players in the league and is just as risky using his legs as he is with his arm. They had lost 11 of their past 12 road games. (more...)
Refugee: Camp closure means I'll sleep rough in big city Refugee: Camp closure means I'll sleep rough in big city
- October 25, 2016

In September, French President Francois Hollande said conditions in the Calais camp are "not acceptable. especially for those who fled war to get there". "I would not want to trivialize what happened to the Jews because it was so terrible but there are parallels that can be drawn, the way that the French treat the refugees", Moseley said. (more...)
Pakistani army: Quetta police academy attacked; cadets taken hostage
- October 25, 2016

An eye witness told ARY News that he saw at least two militants enter the training center and open fire upon cadets . "Around 200 to 250 normally stay in the academy's hostel", he added. In response to a question he said one part of the PCT is attached to a mountain, that is where attackers might have broken in from. The group's spokesman, Muhammad Khurasani, said in a statement that the shooters returned to their hideout after the attack. (more...)
Virginia woman accused of putting cleaning agent in office coffee maker Virginia woman accused of putting cleaning agent in office coffee maker
- October 25, 2016

The victims of the coffee spiking have all since made a full recovery. Mayda Rivera-Juarez, aged 32, was arrested on suspicion of contaminating the office drinks over a several week period. "When she was coming in to get terminated, some of this came to light", he said. She is being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center without bond. (more...)