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Mariners' Paxton gets scoreless streak to 21 IP, beats Texas
- April 16, 2017

The narrative previous year that the Rangers' fantastic record in one-run games (36-11) was unsustainable? The ball bounced off the top of the wall and was initially ruled a three-run homer. Nomar Mazara followed with an RBI single up the middle. But, yet, on a cold night and matched up against Felix Hernandez, he kept Seattle to a solo homer through five innings. (more...)
5 things to know about April the giraffe and her calf
- April 16, 2017

The delivery occurred with no complications as viewers exclaimed "Push!" during the nail-biting process. The gender of the calf has not been known through April's pregnancy. The park's livestream was briefly interrupted in February when YouTube pulled the feed after someone reported the images contained explicit material and nudity. (more...)
Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay
- April 16, 2017

Arkansas is asking the state's highest court to reconsider its decision to halt the execution of one of the first inmates who had been scheduled to die under a plan to execute several men before the end of the month. Details about production and transportation of drugs "are vitally relevant to the execution process", Dunham said. Griffen declined to comment on the demonstration or his ruling, saying he would address any questions about it at a hearing he scheduled for Tuesday. (more...)
Man dragged from United flight launches legal action Man dragged from United flight launches legal action
- April 16, 2017

Dubai-based Emirates released an ad after video went viral of a United passenger being forcefully removed that toyed with the Chicago-based carrier's longtime slogan. Two officers tried to reason with the man before a third came aboard and pointed at the man "basically saying, 'Sir, you have to get off the plane, '" said Tyler Bridges, a passenger whose wife, Audra D. (more...)
Trump might not deliver tax reform by August Trump might not deliver tax reform by August
- April 16, 2017

I want to do it first to really do it right'. But in an interview with The New York Times last week, Trump said he might decide to do the entire infrastructure package with public money, borrowing it by issuing debt at low interest rates. (more...)
Liberals table legislation to legalize pot by July 2018
- April 16, 2017

Adults would be able to grow up to four plants per household (not per person) at a maximum height of one metre, from a legal seed or seedling, or purchase from a licensed retailer. “With legalization in a growing number of our own states and now an entire major neighboring country ending prohibition, its going to be increasingly hard for drug warriors in the Trump administration to meaningfully roll back our gains, ” said Tom Angell of the pro-legalization group Marijuana Majority. (more...)
Rebel group decries Syria blast, seeks probe
- April 16, 2017

You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. Buses are seen during an evacuation operation of Syrian rebel fighters and civilians from the remaining rebel-held pockets of eastern Aleppo towards rebel-held territory in the west of Aleppo's province on 21 December 2016. (more...)
President Mukherjee greets nation on eve of Easter
- April 16, 2017

Pastor Steve Mathonnet-VanderWell says it's hard to explain what the cross accomplished. "How that happened, we never get to precise because it is sort of a mystical thing". But we believe in God's grace and ask for forgiveness. "Jesus is inviting us into a bigger story". The Easter period then begins with Easter Sunday which is the single holiest day celebrated in the religion. (more...)
School's Easter egg hunt cancelled over naming row School's Easter egg hunt cancelled over naming row
- April 16, 2017

Egg size refers to the minimum weight per dozen (24 ounces for "large" eggs, the size most commonly used in recipes). With 65,000 eggs spread over 2,500 acres, it's billed as the biggest hunt in the world, and because they have an entire mountain to work with, perhaps they're telling the truth. (more...)
Cavaliers escape playoff opener with a 109-108 win over the Pacers
- April 16, 2017

For the Pacers? It was a blown opportunity, a scrappy effort wasted thanks to one awful play run with a one-point deficit, time running out and a chance to knock the defending champs back on their heels. Stephenson was huge off the bench, providing points and attitude. They fell behind on Teague's 3-pointer with 3:31 to go. This reverse alley-oop slam from the second quarter ... (more...)
Lawyer: United will save evidence in dragged passenger case
- April 16, 2017

I dropped it on my tray and I went to grab it again and that's when I got stung. "My dad is a wonderful father", she said. One of the officers could be seen grabbing the screaming man from his window seat, across the armrest and dragging him down the aisle by his arms. (more...)
Afghanistan: Death toll from MOAB attack revised to 92
- April 16, 2017

The top USA military commander in Afghanistan says that the decision to deploy one of the largest conventional bombs ever used in combat was purely tactical, and made as part of the campaign against Islamic State-linked fighters. Ghani's office responded to Karzai's claims by saying Afghanistan "is a country of free speech" and that "every Afghan has the right to speak their mind". (more...)
No civilian casualties in U.S. massive bombing against IS in Afghanistan: commander
- April 16, 2017

The BBC reported Afghan officials said the strike killed 36 Islamic State militants in the northeastern Nangarhar province and that no civilians were hurt from the massive explosion. At least 90 militants of the Islamic State were killed in Afghanistan after the US Army dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb GBU-43. "The earth felt like a boat in a storm", one villager, who lives about 1.5 miles away from the blast, told the Guardian . (more...)
US, Canada and Mexico support combined 2026 World Cup hosting play
- April 16, 2017

The three countries unveiled a joint bid on Monday to host the tournament, which would be the first edition held in North America since U.S.A. 1994. The United States will received the bulk of the tournament's games, as expected-the U.S.is already CONCACAF's go-to country, with so many immigrants living there-but there are complications. (more...)
Paul Pogba: Manchester United out to avenge Stamford Bridge defeats
- April 16, 2017

Life is nowhere near as rosy for Mourinho, who must weigh his priorities ahead of Thursday's return leg against Anderlecht. But there's also personal pride at stake , meaning we should probably not expect wholesale changes. "I hope one day I do come back home". "They ( Chelsea ) are top for some reasons - it's not just because they are fresh", he added. 'He has the ideal motivation - to block Chelsea from winning the title and to secure United's path towards the Champions League next ... (more...)
Costa: Mourinho Is One Of The Best
- April 16, 2017

Mourinho was labelled "Judas" by a section of Blues supporters during United's FA Cup defeat, but the man who led them to three titles said afterwards that "Judas is still number one" until someone beats that record. Mourinho told BT Sport: "First of all, some guys are fresh, some guys are exhausted". It's important to continue to work and have our idea of football. (more...)
North Korea warns against United States 'hysteria'
- April 15, 2017

Fears have grown since the US Navy fired Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield last week in a unilateral decision claiming "retaliation" for an alleged chemical attack in the Arab country. Kim. "He's making a big mistake". China - the North's sole major ally and economic lifeline - on Friday warned that war over North Korea could break out "at any moment". (more...)
Hawkish Democrats Find Common Ground With Trump Over Missile Strikes
- April 15, 2017

Standing firm, the Trump administration signaled new sanctions would soon follow the missile attack, and the Pentagon was even probing whether Russian Federation itself was involved in the chemical weapons assault that compelled President Donald Trump to action. (more...)
North Korean official blames Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'
- April 15, 2017

A Japanese ruling party lawmaker and a government source said this week that coping with possible North Korean refugees would be among the matters for which Japan had to prepare. While analysts have been skeptical of North Korean claims about its intercontinental ballistic missiles capabilities, the country possesses a substantial arsenal of conventional missiles capable of striking South Korea and Japan . (more...)
Judge found dead in Hudson killed herself
- April 15, 2017

The body of Sheila Abdus-Salaam, 65, was pulled from the Hudson river after police found her floating, fully clothed Wednesday afternoon. Zakiyyah Muhammad , the founding director of the Institute of Muslim American Studies, told the Times that Abdus-Salam became the first female Muslim judge when she became a lower court judge in 1994. (more...)

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