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Cubs Receive Championship Rings in Wrigley Field Ceremony

Cubs Receive Championship Rings in Wrigley Field Ceremony Schwarber and Rizzo each delivered RBI singles with runners in scoring position to extend the lead in the bottom of the fifth inning. "Those are plays that you don't expect to be made behind you and he made two web gems", Anderson said. "They can enjoy it, but we're looking forward to this year". The teams will conclude the season series May 26-28 in Los Angeles. Indians 10, White Sox 4: Tim... [Full Article...]

Ramdas Athawale seeks USA intervention to secure Kulbhushan Jadhav's release

The Congress on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to mount diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to secure the release of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday said Jadhav is the victim of a plan that seeks to cast aspersions on New Delhi to deflect global attention from Islamabad's well-known record ... [Full Article...]

USA says chemical weapons attack in Syria was 'war crime'

More than 300,000 people have lost their lives and millions of people have been displaced since a peaceful uprising against Mr Assad six years ago turned into a full-scale civil war. "It is an attempt by him to throw up false flags, create confusion", said department spokesman Mark Toner, alluding to what Assad said in the interview Wednesday. [Full Article...]

United Airlines CEO: We won't drag passenger off plane anymore

Munoz said Dr. Dao can't be responsible in any way because "he was a paying customer". United CEO Oscar Munoz sat down with Good Morning America for his first interview since a man was violently dragged off a United flight Sunday. [Full Article...]

Jack Bird's Father Defends Him Over Broncos Deal

Jack Bird's Father Defends Him Over Broncos Deal There is an unwritten agreement between NRL clubs not to divulge information about which club departing players have signed with, but the Sharks failed to observe that when they sent out a press release confirming Bird was heading north of the border in 2018. [Full Article...]

Mexico: More than 20 killed in fuel tanker-bus crash

Mexico: More than 20 killed in fuel tanker-bus crash Rescue workers were still recovering bodies from the crash site and the death total was expected to climb, said a spokeswoman for federal police in Petacalco just inside the state border of Guerrero and neighboring Michoacan. Both vehicles, traveling in opposite directions along a Guerrero highway, collided head-on, causing the fuel tanker truck to explode on impact. The cause of the accident wa... [Full Article...]

NK says it will conduct nuke test at any time

NK says it will conduct nuke test at any time Japan's Nikkei business daily said the government had discussed how to rescue an estimated 57,000 Japanese citizens in South Korea as well as how to cope with a possible flood of North Korean refugees coming to Japan, among whom might be spies. [Full Article...]

ISIS members killed by 'mother of all bombs' in Afghanistan

Achin district governor Esmail Shinwari said the bomb landed in the Momand Dara area while the defence ministry said the attack killed at least 36 IS militants. While Trump's newfound interventionist attitude was welcomed by hawks in his own party and even some opposition figures, Democrat Representative Jackie Speier voiced concerns over increasing United States military involvement in Afghanista... [Full Article...]

Video of youth tied to army jeep evokes anger in Kashmir

Video of youth tied to army jeep evokes anger in Kashmir The video has evoked angry reactions from social media users with many calling the act by the Indian armed forces as a gross violation of human rights in Jammu and Kashmir. An earlier video that went viral online showed a mob kicking and slapping a jawan of the Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF, who keeps walking without reacting to any provocation. [Full Article...]

House Dems Demand Kushner's Security Clearance Be Revoked Amid Russia Probe

The Democratic lawmakers referenced a New York Times report from last week that revealed Kushner omitted a number of meetings with foreign contacts, including at least two meetings with high-profile Russians during the transition period at the end of a year ago. [Full Article...]

London's tribute to murdered police officer Keith Palmer

London's tribute to murdered police officer Keith Palmer Yorkshire police officers are among those present at the funeral of a constable murdered at his post. More than 5,000 officers spread along the two-mile cortege route to Southwark Cathedral. Met Commissioner Cressida Dick, the first female head of Scotland Yard in its 188-year history, also attended the full force funeral in her first public engagement in her new role. [Full Article...]

Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) Receives Buy Rating From Stifel Nicolaus Analysts

Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) Receives Buy Rating From Stifel Nicolaus Analysts It has outperformed by 20.37% the S&P500. Finally, Hall Laurie J Trustee purchased a new position in shares of Devon Energy Corp during the fourth quarter worth approximately $182,000. Gofen & Glossberg Ltd Il invested in 195,232 shares or 0.62% of the stock. Trust Of Vermont holds 0% or 65 shares. Ngam Advsrs Ltd Partnership reported 142,419 shares stake. [Full Article...]

Military Options Being Assessed On North Korea

Military Options Being Assessed On North Korea News reported the USA is prepared to launch a pre-emptive strike with conventional weapons against the North if officials believe it is poised to carry out a nuclear test. Trump and other United States officials have repeatedly called on China to leverage its status as North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of food and fuel aid to force Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear weapons program. [Full Article...]

Israeli stabbed in Jerusalem, attacker arrested

Israeli stabbed in Jerusalem, attacker arrested The attack took place while the light rail was on Jaffa Street at Kikar Tzahal, at the intersection with Shlomo Hamelech Street, across from the Old City. Thousands of Christians had gathered on Good Friday to remember Christ's crucifixion. Since October of 2015, more than 270 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli police either during - or after - alleged attacks on Israelis or in clashes wit... [Full Article...]

SoCal Lawmakers Condemn Egyptian Bombings On Palm Sunday

SoCal Lawmakers Condemn Egyptian Bombings On Palm Sunday Following the bombings at churches in Tanta and Alexandria cities, the government in its initial response ordered the military special forces to assist police in securing important state facilities across the country. "The US stands firmly with the Egyptian government and people to defeat terrorism", the Embassy said in a statement. The attacks came just as Sisi returned from the U.S. [Full Article...]

At Trump's request, House may tweak health-care bill before recess

At Trump's request, House may tweak health-care bill before recess Schumer. Asked about caucus meetings where Vice President Mike Pence was understood to have made offers about what the new legislation would look like, Freedom Caucus chair, Republican Mark Meadows said: "If those offers that were made over the last couple of days actually appear in a legislation, the majority - if not nearly all - of the Freedom Caucus will vote for this bill". [Full Article...]

U.S. now wants regime change in Syria, says United Nations envoy

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump said defeating Islamic State was a higher priority than persuading Assad to step down. After the US attacked a Syrian airbase with cruise missiles in response to the chemical attack, both Russian Federation and Iran said they will "respond with force" if there were further USA strikes targeting the Assad regime. [Full Article...]

Aadhaar is robust, safe, secure and totally accountable: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Aadhaar is robust, safe, secure and totally accountable: Ravi Shankar Prasad He maintained that since the Aadhaar law was enacted previous year, it would hold good as it has not been stayed. Responding to charges of opposition members Prasad said, "You need to come on Aadhaar. "The government recently said that it saved Rs. 49,000 crore in LPG subsidies through Aadhaar, but according to a CAG report tabled past year, 92% savings on LPG subsidy was not due to Aadhaar but ... [Full Article...]

India, Australia Vow to Jointly Fight Terror, Cooperate in Aviation Security

These agreements were inked after the two sides held comprehensive discussions on bilateral, regional and worldwide issues of mutual interest and concern. Energy was a strong focus of Turnbull's speech, in a visit that sought to put in motion a possible free-trade agreement with India, the ABC reported . [Full Article...]

U.S. steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russian Federation talks

The United States stepped up pressure on Sunday on Russian Federation to rein in Syrian President Bashar Assad, warning that any further chemical attacks would be "very damaging" to their relationship and suggesting there can be no peace in Syria while Assad remains in power. [Full Article...]


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