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Brewers Blow Late Lead, Lose In 10


He is 6-4 with a 3.39 ERA in 14 career starts against the Brewers . "I actually feel better for maybe having a little time off arm-strength-wise". The Brewers stayed alive in the division race with a stunning sweep of the Cubs earlier this month at Wrigley Field, cutting their deficit to two games in the process. Read More »

Brendan Rodgers: I'm not at Celtic to boost my CV

I just need to focus on my team and my club - on the investment that we need to do, or the investment that we've made over the last five seasons and what we need to do to help us keep investing in the same way. Well, 113 Premier League goals does give you a good idea of what to look out for in a forward. "Going to Ibrox is a great occasion for us and we've got some fond memories". Read More »

Illinois court upholds murder conviction of Drew Peterson


He'll follow that with 40 more years after a conviction last year on allegations that he plotted to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars. Police reopened the case after Peterson's fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, went missing. Peterson's attorney, Steven A. Greenberg, said in a statement the court's decision shows that IL has one set of laws for the general public and another for Peterson. Read More »

Teachers Advisors Sold 53632 Company Stocks In SL Green Realty Corporation

California Public Employees Retirement System increased Duke Realty Corp (DRE) stake by 3.45% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 33,508 shares. Bank of America Corporation cut shares of SL Green Realty Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $113.00 to $110.00 in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. Read More »

Nicolás Maduro afirma que Leopoldo López participó en reuniones para diálogo


La oposición, que el año pasado vio fracasar las negociaciones con el Gobierno de Maduro, también aclaró que el encuentro en República Dominicana fue solo "exploratorio". "Una demostración verdadera del talante humano, político, noble del presidente Danilo Medina". "Se decía pública, gratuita, pero no era ni gratuita ni de calidad", recordó el Primer Mandatario. Read More »

Ivanka Trump Discusses Her Postpartum Depression


Oz on Wednesday. I was a very challenging, emotional time for me, because I felt like I was not living up to my potential as a parent, or as an entrepreneur and an executive. PHOTO: Ivanka Trump swings her daughter Arabella Rose Kushner in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, June 22, 2017. Other factors - including stress, low social support, and pregnancy or birth complications - also place women at higher risk of postpartum depression. Read More »

McConnell's leadership faces fresh test on health care bill


Pelosi said. Health care groups, a number of governors and even talk show host Jimmy Kimmel have come out against the bill as Senate Republicans have worked to round up the 50 votes required to pass it. With the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office saying it won't be able to measure the bill's effect on coverage and premiums by month's end, Schumer warned the GOP against voting without knowing the measure's impact. Read More »

Syria opposition activist, daughter found dead in Istanbul


The mother and daughter have been confirmed as family members of the victims of the Chapel Hill shooting in the USA in 2015 when a known Islamophobe murdered Deah Barakat along with his wife, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, and her sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha. Read More »

Scaramucci: Bannon Has White Nationalist 'Tendencies'


Scaramucci said the leaking has declined and he credits Communications Director Hope Hicks and Chief of Staff John Kelly for that - to a point. That same day, he vented his frustration that news of an assistant press secretary's firing had reached the media before the aide was notified of his termination - yet it was Scaramucci himself who had told Politico about his plan to remove Michael Short before informing Short. Read More »

European Union officials reach draft deal on more North Korea sanctions


Chinese banks have come under scrutiny for their role as a conduit for funds flowing to and from China's increasingly isolated neighbour. Wang's remark contrasted with a call from Japan, the United States and South Korea for "maximum pressure" to be applied to North Korea to compel it to give up its development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Read More »

North Korea threatens new H-bomb test as Trump ramps up sanctions


Kim on September 22 said Trump should "exercise prudence in selecting words and be considerate of whom he speaks to when making a speech in front of the world". "We are engaging with North Korea's most important supporters; economic supporters; their friends, China and Russian Federation, to have them also engage with Kim Jong Un on this issue", he said. Read More »

Watch Live as Bernie Sanders Lays Out Progressive Foreign Policy Vision


Sanders also advocated the United States take a similar approach with North Korea instead of threatening to destroy that country militarily as President Donald Trump has done. Sanders' larger argument is that the US has forgotten former President Dwight Eisenhower's warnings about the perils of "the military-industrial complex" while allowing widening economic gaps across the globe to exacerbate tensions and create conditions for despots to seize power. Read More »

North Korea apparently owes NYC over $156000 in unpaid parking tickets


The total debt at that time was $16 million. "With this said, it is important for police to treat foreign diplomatic and consular personnel with respect". But most of North Korea's parking debt occurred before 2002, when the nation's diplomatic vehicles regularly racked up dozens of ignored and unpaid violations with little outcome. Read More »

Autumn officially starts today


The word equinox literally means "equal nights" in Latin, although day and night won't be exactly equal to the second. Interestingly, the equinox is not an all-day event. Others will celebrate by trying to balance an egg , thanks to the untrue urban legend that the equinox is the only day when egg balancing is possible . Read More »

White tiger dies after fight with Bengal tigers in Bengaluru zoo


This is the moment a rare white tiger was killed by a pack of Bengal tigers after a zoo keeper allegedly left the enclosure door open. The tiger had been showing signs of improvement and park authorities had been hopeful of his recovery. "But now we have hired highly experienced persons on a contract basis to man the gates", he added. The BBP has six white tigers in total and only two of them had been released into safari on the day of the incident. Read More »

Trump to Campaign in Alabama for Republican Luther Strange


It was also pointed out that the signature demographic of the president in Alabama is actually standing in support of Moore. Jan Morgan, a spokeswoman for the Citizens for Trump grass-roots group, said "the president was ill-advised when he made his decision". Read More »

Microsoft, Facebook, Complete Enormous Undersea Cable


Traditionally, transcontinental cables have been funded by telco consortia, who would then sell capacity on those systems to customers like Facebook and Microsoft . Companies such as Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, and Google not only rely on their customers being connected, but with high-speed broadband now the norm in many countries, customers expect speed and minimal latency. Read More »

UK Banks To Use Bank Accounts To Find Illegal Immigrants


But Satbir Singh, the chief executive of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, raised concerns, saying: "The government's own record shows it can not be trusted even to implement this system properly". Officials add that the banking laws ban discrimination against legally resident customers. It said the checks form part of the Immigration Act passed in 2016, and the Home Office said it would only share details of those living here unlawfully. Read More »

Trump calls North Korea's Kim 'a madman'


In his tweet , which was posted at about 6 a.m. Trump responded to Kim's threats on Twitter on Friday morning, calling him a "madman" who "will be tested like never before". But Thursday's statement was written in the first person by the leader himself, apparently indicating the seriousness of his threats to the U.S. It made diplomats blush - but the White House is hoping it made North Korea tremble. Read More »

Trump to Replace Travel Ban Ahead of High Court Hearing


The Trump administration will unveil more tailored restrictions on travelers from certain countries as a replacement to the controversial travel ban, according to a senior administration official. Later, the US Supreme Court following a petition filed by Trump administration against the lower court's ruling revived the ban with a limited scope, allowing entry to those who have credible "bona fide relationship" with a US person or entity. Read More »

Education Dept. rescinds Obama-era guidelines on school sexual misconduct


DeVos said that created a system that failed students. It was not immediately clear how many colleges will embrace the new higher standard and how many will stick with the requirement that sexual misconduct be proven by a "preponderance of the evidence", meaning that sexual misconduct if proven if more than 50 percent of the evidence points to guilt. Read More »

Sushma Swaraj in USA sacks down Pakistan over terrorism


Sushma Swaraj stresses on the need to combat terrorism & send a strong signal to Pakistan to stop using it as an instrument of state policy. Without citing Pakistan's name, Sushma said terrorism continue to find support and shelter in countries which use it as an instrument of state policy. Read More »

James Comey: Protests disrupt speech to Howard students


They also accuse Comey of coining the term "Ferguson Effect", to describe the effect of movements like Black Lives Matter on law enforcement. Some 400 students signed their petition against having Comey as the convocation speaker, HU Resist said. Read More »

France defends Iran nuclear deal, Trump to decide soon

Before the start of his meeting with Netanyahu at a NY hotel upon being asked about whether he is thinking of abandoning the nuclear pact with Iran, Trump responded: "You'll be seeing very soon". The French president said he understood U.S. concerns but thought the way to address them was to open up a negotiation created to extend limits on its nuclear program beyond 2025. Read More »

Kim Jong-un vows to test hydrogen bomb in Pacific Ocean

Earlier on September 18, US President Donald Trump mocked Kim by calling him " Rocket Man ". On the currency front, the USA dollar is trading at 112.08 yen compared to the 112.48 yen it fetched at the close of NY trading on Thursday. Kim Jong-un could conduct an atmospheric nuclear detonation in the Pacific Ocean. Later the same year, an unidentified North Korean defense commission spokesman called U.S. Read More »

Three Rescued, One Dead After Vessel Capsizes During Hurricane Maria


US Coast Guard footage shows British rescuers hoisting the woman and two children to safety just off Vieques, a Puerto Rican island hit by the full devastating force of the storm. This time the building was lit up spectacularly to honor the many people suffering from Irma's sister, Maria. Maria, which passed the Dominican Republic Thursday night, continues to strengthen as its large eye approaches the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas. Read More »

Dollar falls to around ¥112 in Tokyo on North Korea threat


In his maiden address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump said that no nation on Earth has an interest in seeing "this band of criminals" arm itself with nuclear weapons and missiles. "As a matter of principle", he continued, "China has always been committed to implementing UN Security Council resolutions and fulfilling our global obligations". Read More »

UN Has 'Exhausted Options' on North Korea, Says US Ambassador


Nikki Haley said the United Nations would happily turn the matter over to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "because he has plenty of military options". "But I think we all know that, basically, if North Korea keeps on with this reckless behavior, if the United States has to defend itself or defend its allies in any way, North Korea will be destroyed". Read More »

DeKalb to extend schools days due to Irma closures


Schools were closed September 8 and 11-13 due to the storm. The first makeup day was originally a professional learning day for staff. Schools will be closed for fall break the following week, October 9-13. "We felt like it would be in our best interest should there be more inclement weather in the future, but also to allow more opportunities for teachers to get in front of students", Simmons said. Read More »

Natural disaster leaves hundreds dead, crews combing through rubble in Mexico


President Enrique Pena Nieto said at least 50 people had been pulled out alive from buildings in Mexico City . Rescuers were reportedly focusing on these buildings. Admiral Jose Luis Vergara had said his team was finding it hard to locate the girl. He declared three days of mourning for those who have died, and expressed the country's condolences to their friends and family. Read More »