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Royals prospect Griffin plays role in USA win in All-Star Futures Game


The World team had only one base runner until the fifth, and by then the score was 7-0. With the RBI single in the start, the left-handed-hitting Naylor is a combined 3-for-4 with two RBIs in All-Star Futures games. Naylor was thrown out trying to advance to second. Gordon, who played short and led off for the United States team, grounded to second on a 3-1 pitch in the first inning, and popped to shortstop on an 0-1 changeup in the second. Read More »

MPs set up new all-party group to combat 'destructive' hard Brexit


Mrs May will return to the message from her first day in Downing Street last July , when she succeeded David Cameron, and vow to lead what she called a "one nation" government that works for all and not just the "privileged few". She will say: "Though the result of last month's general election was not what I wanted, those defining beliefs remain, my commitment to change in Britain is undimmed". Read More »

Air India begins direct flights between Hyderabad and Washington Dulles


Air India sources said the latest move is an extension of a December 2015 order, which stopped non- vegetarian food in under 90 minute duration flights. Airline says it will continue to offer non-veg foods for its global passengers in economy class. The recent decision by the Air India management is unlikely to go down well with the flyers. Read More »

Tillerson Says Russia Must Restore Ukraine Territory, or Sanctions Stay


According to a senior state Department official, Tillerson during the visit will present to the Ukrainian President his view of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. He also welcomed the appointment of Kurt Volker as a Special Representative to the Minsk peace process, saying Volker's experience as a career diplomat would help bring about the full implementation of the Minsk agreements. Read More »

Pakistani cancer patient requests Sushma Swaraj for Visa to India


Pointing to Aziz for not showing "courtesy" in acknowledging her letter, Swaraj, however, assured that India will issue a medical visa immediately to those seeking it as soon as Aziz issues recommendations. Pakistani nationals frequently travel to India for complex medical issues and, according to a PTI report, every month India gets about 500 patients from Pakistan. Read More »

Noida Expressway Accident: one dies as Swift Dzire tries to overtake Lamborghini


The entire incident was captured on CCTV camera installed near Sector 135 on the expressway. It has been noted that a large number of accident occur on this stretch of expressway primarily due to lane indiscipline and over speeding. The Cops are investigating if the Lamborghini was also involved and whether it was racing alongside the Dzire. The van driver lost control over the vehicle which toppled several times before falling into a drain along the Noida expressway. Read More »

Bodies of two men found off Donegal coast


It is understood the two men left Teelin Pier in Co Donegal in a boat last night. A rescue operation was launched involving the Rescue 118 helicopter, the Bundoran Lifeboat, the Killybegs Cost Guard and the Arranmore Lifeboat. "But it was inaccessible, so gardaí requested the Coast Guard recover the body". "The coastline off Malinbeg and Glencolmcille and around Rathlin O'Birne Island is very risky". Read More »

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to fight charges


Cardinal Pell, 76, is due to appear in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on July 26, after Victoria Police charged him over a number of alleged historical sexual offences. Shortly after Pell's press conference, the Holy See issued a statement expressing regret at the news of the charges filed against the Vatican treasurer. Read More »

Vladimir Putin warns against 'losing cool' on North Korea


North Korea's hostile actions were also the main topic of conversation between Trump, Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a security-focused dinner meeting in Hamburg, where they had arrived to attend the G20 summit. USA bombers, jointly with South Korean forces, have conducted rare, live-fire drills near the border with North Korea , according to the South Korean military. Read More »

Britain's May to hold talks with Trump at G20


Trump also confirmed he will visit the British capital, though he did not say when, putting an end to speculation that the trip may have been quietly scuppered due to a backlash in Britain. Trump and May are sitting down for a meeting today while attending the G-20 summit of industrialized and developed nations. It acknowledges President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement without undermining the commitment of other countries. Read More »

North Korean state media warns of 'new world war'

It calls on the North to declare a moratorium on further missile tests . The allies held the rare live-fire drill as tensions grew over the peninsula following the North's first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test held last week. Read More »

Trump eyes swift United Kingdom trade deal


President Trump said he expected to reach a post-Brexit trade agreement with the United Kingdom "very, very quickly" and that it would be great for both countries. The G20 leaders were deadlocked until yesterday afternoon over the final summit communique, with Mr Trump's rejection of the Paris agreement on climate change - and an insistence on including a reference to the continued use of fossil fuels - proving to be the main sticking point. Read More »

Fire hits London's Camden Lock Market


One eyewitness said the fire was moving "very fast" and there were fears of an explosion in nearby buildings. "Just drove past Camden market and there's a huge fire on top a building, close to the Loch Bridge!" Images shared on social media showed tall flames and a burnt out building at the north London market, which is popular with Londoners and tourists. Read More »

WWE Releases Austin Aries


No more has been said on the matter as of yet, and Aries is yet to make a public statement about his departure. We recently learned that 205 Live star Austin Aries was released by WWE, and now, thanks to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, we have more details about the situation. Read More »

Wizards reportedly match Nets offer for Otto Porter Jr


In addition to the usual goodies placed in such a deal - a 15 percent trade kicker and a player option for the fourth season, allowing Porter to potentially become a free agent again in 2020 - sources said the Nets also included an unusual provision: having half of Porter's annual salary delivered to him by October 1 of each season. Read More »

Ivanka Trump sits in for president at G-20 meeting


A photo of the first daughter sitting beside British Prime Minister Theresa May and Chinese President Xi Jinping surfaced on Twitter, drawing some criticism, including from aides to former President Barack Obama . FILE - In this November 11, 2016 file photo, Ivanka Trump , daughter of President-elect Donald Trump , arrives at Trump Tower in NY. The White House said Ivanka " briefly joined the main table when the President had to step out", according to the AFP. Read More »

Turkey's opposition leader completes his march to Istanbul


Novelist Asli Erdogan and leading Kurdish politician Ahmet Turk, both released from jail pending trial on various terror-related charges, as well as Yonca Sik, the wife of a prominent journalist now in prison, were just a few. The " Justice March " was in protest to the arrest of Enis Berberoglu, who was convicted of espionage and sentenced to 25 years in prison after leaking video of Turkish military trucks which were said to be delivering arms to Syria. Read More »

Trump stops to pick up Marine's hat


Marine as he prepares to board Marine One on a blustery day has gone viral. The perturbed marine, evidently anxious that the President is approaching him, looks on in horror knowing that his uniform is not ideal. But don't worry, the president again retrieved the young Marine's headgear. While it may not look as a great act of kindness to some, one has to confront the possibility that Donald Trump - for better or worse - is one of the most criticized politicians in the world. Read More »

Kendall, Kyle Jenner sued by photographer over Tupac shirts


Michael Miller allegedly claims he "never gave the sisters permission to use his pics, much less to sell them on their website ". In the papers filed as part of his lawsuit, Miller says that he would have never worked with the Jenners in the first place - especially considering the huge PR fallout over Kendall Jenner's lambasted and horribly ill-judged Pepsi advertisement. Read More »

North Korea Threatens Nuclear War Over Joint US-South Korea Military Exercise

Four US and South Korean jet fighters joined the live fire drill, which was conducted at a range in Yeongwol County, some 80km south of the inter-Korean border, the military said. The country has conducted five nuclear weapons tests since 2006, with two a year ago alone. During the talks Saturday, Trudeau expressed deep concern about North Korea and said that Canada is ready to provide any help it can to reduce tensions on the Korean Peninsula, according to Seoul's presidential office ... Read More »

Committed to climate change as per own requirements

There are 6.5 billion reasons to be disappointed by President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord. With the final statement nearly nailed down, the summit marked a diplomatic success for Chancellor Angela Merkel as she finessed differences with U.S. Read More »

William Adams: Priest arrested in Martin County road rage incident


According to WPTV , the priest told authorities that a blue truck pulled up next to him and rolled down the window, proceeding to yell and scream at him before throwing a soda at his vehicle. A man and woman - 24 and 54 - were the occupants of the truck and hailed from St. Cloud, Florida . Adams was arrested on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after once again denying showing or pointing a gun at the other vehicle. Read More »

Political crisis grips Nagaland as CM sacks four Ministers


Pointing out that Mr Zeliang had sought an appointment with the governor, sources said at least 41 NPF MLAs out of 47 had given their consent for the ouster of Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu. Apart from it, the Nagaland CM had also taken stern action against T R Zeliang as terminated him from the post of Advisor (Finance) in the Nagaland government. Read More »

Hundreds at Bronx Vigil Remember Slain NYPD Officer's Dedication


A bystander was hit in the stomach by a bullet during the standoff and is in stable condition, police said. The original program had the nation's largest police department adding the protection only to its roughly 3,800 marked and unmarked patrol cars and not the command centers. Read More »

U.S. unleashes bombers in 'North Korea air strike drill'


The combine of B-1B Lancer vital aircraft flew from a U.S. base on Guam and was joined by U.S. Furthermore, South Korean stream contenders to lead the reenacted pulverization of a foe ballistic rocket launcher and underground offices, the South's aviation based armed forces said . Read More »

Ukraine says United States special representative will help end Russian aggression

He added: "But we look forward to a lot of very positive things happening for Russian Federation, for the United States and for everybody concerned, and It's an honor to be with you". Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, will accompany Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Kiev this weekend, where Tillerson will meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, following Friday's meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read More »

Ahmedababd UNESCO tag shows heritage not a burden


Nearly one-year down the line, things have hardly progressed.Dulari Qureshi, expert member of local heritage panel of Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), said government machinery and others at Ahmedabad worked very hard for the past few years to ensure the city gets the coveted tag."Aurangabad is relatively richer in heritage but is not being promoted at the global level due to lack of holistic efforts". Read More »

Bedoya, Gonzalez in USA starting lineup for Gold Cup opener


It should also be noted that Panama is the only team to ever beat the United States in the group stage at the Gold Cup (doing so in 2011). With tougher tests looming against CONCACAF powerhouses Costa Rica (next Tuesday in Houston) and Honduras (Friday in Dallas), the Reds had to take care of business against French Guiana if they are to have any chance of advancing to the knockout round. Read More »

Charlie Gard could be given United States residency to get treatment


Britain's government won't play a role in deciding the medical treatment of a terminally ill baby whose parents want to take him to the US for experimental treatment, an official said Sunday. Mother Connie Yates maintains her son is "not in pain or suffering" and that "the support from the Pope and the President has given us hope". Charlie's case will be heard by Mr Justice Francis on Monday at 2pm, according to a High Court listing. Read More »

IDFC Bank-Shriram Group merger likely


On the other hand, the merger with Shriram Capital will help IDFC group meet its financial targets and increase retail portfolio. Shriram Transport will remain separate business entity though it will come under the IDFC-Shriram umbrella. Read More »

Three kids among nine people shot at baby 'gender reveal' party


Around 11:20 p.m., law enforcement walked into the home and found a woman dead on the floor. Other details relating to the victims' identities had yet to be released, and one or two gunmen are on the loose, according to police. WCPO reported that one woman was sitting in her auto when the shooting happened. Neighbors said the suspect fled the scene. "I looked outside, next thing I know they just ran in and just started shooting". Read More »

India vs West Indies T20I, live cricket score


The guys have the skillset to do it. Both teams have played 7 T20 matches so far and West Indies have lost just two. While a victory for India will mean to hold on the fourth spot, a loss would result in West Indies displacing Virat Kohli's side which is matters in this current position. Read More »

PDP's Adeleke Wins Osun West Bye-Election


According to the results released by INEC, PDP won in Iwo Local Government Area with 12,547 votes, against APC's 12,205 votes; Ola Oluwa local government with 5, 618 votes, to APC's 5316 votes; and Ayedire local government with 5, 789 votes, to 5, 360 votes scored by APC. Read More »

Ceasefire begins in parts of southwest Syria


Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had said that Russian military police in the area would monitor the ceasefire. Lavrov added that the ceasefire is aimed at getting aid deliveries through to war-ravaged areas and arranging contacts with opposition groups. Read More »