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Chicago Cubs beat Washington Nationals in Game 1 behind Kyle Hendricks

The Cubs had a World Series hangover in 2017 as they were two games under.500 entering the All-Star break and 5.5 games out of first in the NL Central. For this year's take on the Cubs' chances, keep reading. Hendricks doesn't appear to be going that way. While Lester has had a down month post-injury in September, his last two starts have looked promising as he has allowed just one earned run in eleven innings of play. Read More »

Ghana Eyes Colombia Victory Today

They hustled and bustled their way to India with a last-ditch victory over continental rival Paraguay. "A defender can also top the scoring charts", continued Acquah, perhaps aware of the fact that if Ghana score on Friday, they will become the first team in U-17 World Cup history to have scored in 22 successive games in the finals. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting: Which GOP lawmakers would consider banning bump fire stocks?


There's growing consensus in congress on banning "bump firing stocks", a device that makes semi-automatic rifles fire at a rate closer to automatic weapons. The White House says President Donald Trump welcomes a review of US policy on so-called bump stock devices that legally make semi-automatic rifles into faster-firing automatic weapons. Read More »

Butcher Island fuel tanker fire: Excessive heat led to reignition


The fire fighters are still struggling to douse the flames. Till the time of going to press, around 100 people were involved in the operation. "The fire is under control, and limited to one tank". He also added that a couple of months back HPCL oil tanks at Visakhapatnam too had encountered similar fire due to lightning strike and hence their help, too, is being sought to douse the fire. Read More »

Bulgaria 0 France 1


France took a huge step towards World Cup qualification with an uninspired 1-0 victory over Bulgaria at the Vasil Levski National Stadium in Sofia . Sweden are on 19 points, two ahead of France and six ahead of the Dutch. Portugal struggled for long periods in Andorra, needing the rested Cristiano Ronaldo to come on as a half-time substitute and help them stumble to a 2-0 win and set up a winner-takes-all showdown with Switzerland in Lisbon on Tuesday. Read More »

Saudi Arabia foils attack around Al-Salam Palace


The whereabouts of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman are unknown. "At 3:15 pm on Saturday, an outpost of the Royal Guard, located in front of the western gate of the Peace Palace in Jeddah , came under fire by a person who got out of a Hyundai auto and was immediately dealt with by the Royal Guard men as required by the situation, resulting in his death in the same place immediately", SPA quoted. Read More »

Sweden vs Luxembourg live streaming free


The Netherlands reached the semifinals of the last World Cup in Brazil and was losing finalist four years earlier in South Africa, but failed to qualify for last year's European Championship in France . HOLLAND'S dreams of competing in the World Cup next summer have been left in tatters after Sweden romped to a 8-0 victory over Luxembourg . Memphis Depay made the margin look flattering by scoring from an injury-time free kick. Read More »

Turner Drives In Five As the Dodgers Take Game 1

Kershaw's career postseason ERA now stands at a dismal 4.63. He was dominant against Los Angeles during the regular season, going 3-0 with a 2.27 ERA in five starts, striking out 53 in 31 2/3 innings. Kershaw allowed four homers. "Hopefully when you give up hits, maybe one or two would stay in the ballpark. I thought he was spectacular for us". Read More »

Big Tech has big plans to help reconnect Puerto Rico


Google parent company Alphabet offered to send its Wi-Fi balloons. It aims to temporarily re-establish Puerto Rico's cellular network - where 83 per cent of cell sites were still out of service Friday, according to FCC figures. "Communication is critical during a disaster", Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said after the hurricane hit, announcing that employees from his company's connectivity team - the same group working to build high-altitude drones that can beam internet service down to ... Read More »

Tamil Nadu government allows fair hike in Chennai multiplexes

Notably, Tamil Nadu is the only state in India which has called for the implementation of the Local Body Entertainment Tax. A GST of 28% will then be added to this base rate. Among the films stalled were Dulquer Salmaan's Solo and Dhansika's Vizhithiru . Following the recommendations, the government made a decision to accept the recommendations of the high level committee regarding the revision of rates of admission to the cinema theaters in Tamil Nadu. Read More »

Minnesota man lived with bodies of mom, brother for year


Court records say his mother's body was decayed and skeletal and his brother's body was "mummified". A short time later, around August 2015, the complaint against Kuefler indicates he admitted going for a drive while he knew his mother was dying of natural causes. Read More »

In new book, Ivana Trump writes of contentment


Ivana Trump is the mother of President Trump's three oldest children. In a CBS News interview this week, Ivana revealed her ex-husband offered to appoint her as the ambassador to Czech Republic , where she was born and raised. " Raising Trump " is set to be released next week. Since her father took office in January this year, the first daughter has been seen by many as assuming some of the duties traditionally associated with the first lady role, including assuming the role of ... Read More »

South Africa look to consolidate against Bangladesh


Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis completed their centuries for South Africa on the second morning, following on from tons by openers Aiden Markram (143) and Dean Elgar (113) on day one. There'll be none of that here in Bloemfontein - which just two weeks ago hosted a Sunfoil Series match in which the Cape Cobras and Knights split six hundreds in the match - with South Africa likely to declare after lunch. Read More »

Project Loon to provide emergency LTE Network in Puerto Rico


The Project Loon team is planning to deploy several balloons beneath the sky for an emergency LTE service, which will be using Band 8 LTE. The FCC has provided consent to Alphabet's application, which included letters and emails from eight wireless carriers in Puerto Rico, for "Loon" to use their frequencies for disaster relief and to restore limited communications. Read More »

NRA calls for regulation of 'bump stocks' after Las Vegas massacre


Sudden endorsements of controls came nearly simultaneously from the NRA and the White House. The White House and the National Rifle Association signaled Thursday that they are open to the idea of regulating the use of bump stocks, the rifle attachments that the Las Vegas shooter used to rapidly fire bullets on a crowd of concertgoers Sunday night. Read More »

Republicans Should Get 'Equal Time' From Late Night


Myers, who's been among the most vocal Trump critics, said his studio address was "15 Penguin Avenue, Antarctica". NBC's Jimmy Fallon was criticized for entertaining Trump during the campaign by playfully rubbing the future President's hair on his show in what many considered to be a "softball interview" with no hard-hitting questions. Read More »

Nobel da paz para aliança anti-nuclear


A coalizão tem sido uma força motriz em fazer pressão sobre países para que se comprometam a cooperar com todas as partes interessadas em esforços para proibir e eliminar armas nucleares. A presidente do Conselho Português para a Paz e Cooperação (CPPC) considera " bem entregue " o prémio Nobel da Paz , que hoje foi atribuído à Campanha Internacional para Abolição de Armas Nucleares (ICAN). Read More »

No need for NIA probe in Hadiya case


He said Supreme Court's act ordering a NIA probe on the plea filed against the high court order cancelling a marriage while considering a habeas corpus plea, is wrong. The Supreme Court had ordered a comprehensive probe into the various aspects of the case including the conversion of the woman to Islam, religious institutions and people involved, and the ones she was in contact with. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting spotlights 2 new gun bills


The incident has brought machine gun tourism into the spotlight. Bump stocks are a odd invention for an activity like shooting that focuses on steadiness and precision, because they rely on a constant, violent bouncing (or bumping) motion to allow a gun to fire as many as 400 rounds a minute. Read More »

13 killed as wagon collides with bus in Balochistan's Mastung


According to rescue sources, women and children were among the injured. The condition of seven injured is to be critical and doctors fear an increase in the number of dead. At least 14 persons including a Levies official lost their lives as a result of a frightful collision between a bus and a van, and 30 sustained injuries. Read More »

Schumer: I told Trump that ObamaCare repeal was 'off the table'


President Trump confirmed Saturday that he's made fresh overtures to Senate Democrats in hope of reaching a health care deal. "The initial reaction among some Republicans was consternation, even though they didn't know the upshot of the call", Mike Allen and Jonathan Swan report for Axios . Read More »

Terrorists Strikes Shiite shrine in Pakistan's Balochistan, Killing 20


There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Anwarul Haq Kakar, the spokesman for the provincial government, said the death toll could rise as some of the wounded were in critical condition. Pakistan's national daily, the Dawn said that a suicide bomber tried to enter the shrine . A previous attack on the shrine in March 2005 killed some 35 people. Read More »

Several injured after vehicle ploughs into pedestrians outside London museum


The incident occurred on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, police said. Metropolitan Police has confirmed that a man has been arrested. They are at the scene, and the London Ambulance Service has also been called. The museum said there had been a serious incident outside and it was working with police. BBC reporter Chloe Hayward was leaving the Natural History Museum as the incident happened. Read More »

Interior Ministry files complaint to dissolve opposition


The lawyers cited as evidence a 2013 video clip that it says showed Mr. Kem Sokha discussing a plan to gain power with American help. The U.S. embassy in Phnom Penh has rejected the accusations and Kem Sokha's arrest was condemned by Western countries, who have questioned whether next year's election can be fair following the crackdown on opposition leaders, activists and journalists. Read More »

Turkish, Russian armed forces to ensure safety in Syria's Idlib: Erdogan


Today, a very serious operation is ongoing in Idlib and this will continue", Erdogan said in a televised speech in the western city of Afyon. "Interactions with the [Syrian President Bashar al-Assad] regime is a process that Russian Federation is conducting, as far as Turkey is concerned, we are taking measures and we will continue to take measures in other matters", Erdogan said, though there has been no reaction from Damascus yet concerning the launch of the Turkish new military campaign ... Read More »

U.S. urges Kenya rivals to reject violence


The police said the protesters were not given approval and were informed not to hold the demonstration due to security concerns. It said all sides have undermined the electoral board in recent weeks and "stoked tensions". Analysts have warned that without an election within the constitutionally mandated 60-day window, Kenya will enter unmarked treacherous constitutional political terrain. Read More »

Four of a family, guard killed in Delhi home


An 82-year-old widow, her three daughters and a guard were found stabbed to death at their house in east Delhi on Saturday morning, police said. Police said the family owns Jindal Oil Mill in the national capital. The deceased have been identified as Urmila Jindal, and her daughters Sangeeta, 56, Nupur, 48, and Anjali, 38. A friend of one of deceased was quoted by ANI, "I got a call from a friend and got to know about the incident. Read More »