Wilson Contreras Suspended Two Games, John Lackey Fined After Fiery Ejections

In case you missed it, Contreras stepped in for pitcher John Lackey as he got into a verbal argument with home plate umpire Jordan Baker in the top of the fifth inning last night. Contreras will appeal the suspension and will be able to play until th... More..

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Columnist wrong on climate change — ROBERT HASTINGS COLUMN
by | Sunday, September 17, 2017

Columnist wrong on climate change — ROBERT HASTINGS COLUMN

Are they being amplified by climate change? Cerveny is the rapporteur on climate extremes within the United Nations-affiliated World Meteorological Organization. This means that the intensity of many storms i...More..

Congolese troops kill 37 protesters, United Nations says
by | Sunday, September 17, 2017

Congolese troops kill 37 protesters, United Nations says

The refugees were protesting against the decision of DRC officials to extradite two other refugees arrested recently for allegedly making weapons. A Burundian refugee told AFP news agency: "I saw people falli...More..

Tunisia beat Nigeria to become FIBA AfroBasket's new champions
by | Sunday, September 17, 2017

Tunisia beat Nigeria to become FIBA AfroBasket's new champions

However, this year, they were outclassed by the North Africans. D'Tigers won their first ever African title also in Tunisia in 2015 after defeating Angola in the final. Diogu, alongside teammate Ikenna Iroeg...More..

India v Australia: Five-match ODI series begins in Chennai on Sunday
by | Sunday, September 17, 2017

India v Australia: Five-match ODI series begins in Chennai on Sunday

The fact that coach Darren Lehmann has skipped the limited-overs tour to India to prepare for the clash against their old rivals only goes on to establish the importance, or the lack of it thereof, attached t...More..

by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

FPL Expects Power Back on by End of Weekend in South Florida

So far, power supply has been restored to 1.1 million affected users, according to the company. The state later said 4.4 million customers were without power . And some of us who plugged our addresses into the...More..

Appeals court upholds decision to allow Ma'Lik Richmond to play
by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

Appeals court upholds decision to allow Ma'Lik Richmond to play

Late Thursday, federal Judge Benita Pearson issued a temporary order against, allowing him to play football again for the next 14 days, including a game on Saturday. Corl argued in the filing that the decision ...More..

Hurricane Irma's calamitous sweep through Florida - and it's not over yet
by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

Hurricane Irma's calamitous sweep through Florida - and it's not over yet

The eye of the Category 4 storm was 15 miles (24 kilometers) southeast of Key West as of 7:00 am local time (1100 GMT), bringing maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour and threatening risky storm surges....More..

Sensex ends with a measly gain, N Korean test casts its shadow
by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

Sensex ends with a measly gain, N Korean test casts its shadow

However, the BSE market breadth was bearish - with 1,457 declines and 1,112 advances. In terms of broader market indices, the S&P BSE mid-cap index fell by 0.28 per cent, whereas the small-cap index rose by...More..

Gurgaon Woman Repeatedly Slaps Soldier, Now Arrested
by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

Gurgaon Woman Repeatedly Slaps Soldier, Now Arrested

Delhi Police on Friday arrested the Gurgaon woman, hours after her video slapping an Army jawan repeatedly in Vasant Kunj area, went viral. The subedar leading the party told police that the woman overtook th...More..

Global hunger rises for first time in a decade - United Nations agencies
by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

Global hunger rises for first time in a decade - United Nations agencies

According to the report, State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World , this reversal is due to conflict and the effects of climate change in parts of Southeast and West Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa. Glo...More..

Marcelo ban reduced to one match after Real Madrid appeal
by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

Marcelo ban reduced to one match after Real Madrid appeal

Under-fire Gareth Bale has called for calm amid Real Madrid's stuttering start to their LaLiga title defence. At his press conference to announce his contract extension, Marcelo highlighted some of the ...More..

AAC reshuffles schedules for 7 teams in wake of Hurricane Irma
by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

AAC reshuffles schedules for 7 teams in wake of Hurricane Irma

South Florida will host Cincinnati on October 14, when it had been scheduled to host nonconference foe MA, and will host Houston on October 28, the original date of the Cincinnati game. The American Athl...More..

Iceland's PM Declares Snap General Election Amid Pedophilia Scandal
by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

Iceland's PM Declares Snap General Election Amid Pedophilia Scandal

Speaking to reporters, Mr Benediktsson said: "We have lost the majority and I don't see anything that indicates we can regain that". He said he hoped the fresh elections could be held in November. "Iceland's ...More..

Halozyme Therapeutics Says Collaborating on Enhanze With Bristol-Myers Squibb; Shares Jump
by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

Halozyme Therapeutics Says Collaborating on Enhanze With Bristol-Myers Squibb; Shares Jump

Trading volume was down 32.97% under the stocks average daily volume. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. Bahl & Gaynor Inc decreased its stake in Ecolab Inc (ECL) by 13.26% based on its latest 2016Q4...More..

AFC Bournemouth vs Brighton & Hove Albion English Premier League Live
by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

AFC Bournemouth vs Brighton & Hove Albion English Premier League Live

Howe said Bournemouth , who finished ninth behind Southampton last season, have shown character to come through testing times and stressed the need to get back to the basics. But what they've always done is ...More..

Seven million people died from smoking previous year
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Seven million people died from smoking previous year

Back pain, migraine headaches and other musculoskeletal disorders are the top causes of years lived with disability (YLDs) in Australia. "Our findings indicate people are living longer and, over the past deca...More..

Park Sung-hyun shines early on at disrupted Evian Championship
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Park Sung-hyun shines early on at disrupted Evian Championship

But hey, I'll take 3-under for the first round. None of us really know what went on there, apart from the commissioner, the players he talked to, the rules officials and the sponsors. The LPGA also decided Thur...More..

Liquid cats, crocodile bets and didgeridoos win Ig Nobel science prizes
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Liquid cats, crocodile bets and didgeridoos win Ig Nobel science prizes

The creation of Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research , the prizes are not meant to spotlight the best or worst of scientific research, Reuters reports . 14, 2017. The award for econom...More..

Army invades NUJ Secretariat in Abia
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Army invades NUJ Secretariat in Abia

He also condemned the uncontrolled activities of the Nnamdi Kanu led IPOB, which he noted has continued to preach hate speeches against every other tribe in the country. The operation as declared by the Army is...More..