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Sanchez homers twice, Tanaka sharp as Yanks rout Tigers 13-4

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The New York Yankees are still within reach of the American League East crown but need to win and hope the Red Sox fade. Kahnle was ejected. Yankees manager Joe Girardi was tossed when he came out of the dugout to argue with home plate umpire Carlos Torres after the ejection. Read More »

Dera chief case verdict: '28 trains cancelled for passengers' safety'

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A number of followers of Gurmeet have started congregating at Panchkula where a CBI court will pronounce its final verdict in the case on Friday. Work services related to internet connectivity including the IT companies whose lifeline is internet connectivity to run the show, many professionals now have to wait for the governments decision to withdraw the curfew imposed on the mobile internet and data services in Chandigarh & tricity region. Read More »

Justice Department walks back demand for information on anti-Trump website

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Following a legal challenge from DreamHost, the government said this week it would no longer ask for the records of anyone who had visited the website, which DreamHost said would have included more than 1 million IP addresses. The government has charged about 200 people with Inauguration Day violations of Washington, D.C.'s anti-rioting statute and is seeking information in connection with those crimes. Read More »

Dutch acted on 'concrete' info of terror attack plot

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Dutch police on Thursday stepped up a probe into a suspected plan to attack a concert in the city by a U.S. rock band after a "concrete" tip-off from Spanish authorities. Spanish authorities had shared "specific" information on the threat with Rotterdam police, he said. By around midnight, the area was calm and police had lifted the cordon they earlier put up around the venue, the NOS reported . Read More »

Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law Again

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Paxton said the U.S. Justice Department had argued on behalf of the revised law. "Safeguarding the integrity of elections in Texas is essential to preserving our democracy", Paxton said. Under the recently passed Senate Bill 5, a registered voter who lacks a required photo ID can cast a ballot after showing documents that list a name and address, including a voter registration certificate, utility bill, bank statement or paycheck. Read More »

Sears Holding Corp. to close another 28 Kmart stores

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IL has 17 Kmart stores, including the one at 7230 Westfield Plaza in Belleville and one in Springfield. You can find that list of 28 stores that will be closing here . Kmart stores in the Tri-State area have again escaped the list of stores that will be closed by the end of the year. Sales at same-stores were down 11.5%, worse than the estimated drop of 7.1%. Read More »

Russia FM confirms death of ambassador to Sudan

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The Sudanese foreign ministry first broke the news and it was later confirmed by the Russian foreign ministry on Wednesday evening. The Press Secretary at the Russian embassy, Sergei Konyashin, said there were signs that the 63-year-old Ambassador had suffered a severe heart attack, reported the Sudan Tribune. Read More »

Navy To Remove Vice Admiral in Charge of 7th Fleet After Collisions

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The US Navy removed Seventh Fleet Commander, Vice-Admiral Joseph Aucoin , from his post yesterday, Reuters reported. His successor, Vice Admiral Phillip Sawyer, has thanked regional navies for helping in the search. "The United States Navy will fully investigate the cause of this incident and I ask all of you to keep the families of John S. McCain in your thoughts and prayers as we begin the task of answering the many questions before us". Read More »

One victor claims $759M US Powerball lottery prize

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The $758.7 million amount reflects the annuity payout option, in which the victor receives 30 payments over 29 years, increasing 5 percent annually. The Massachusetts State Lottery had announced around 2:30 a.m. Before she appeared at the press conference with officials from the Massachusetts State Lottery, executive director Michael Sweeney called her "a prototypical Massachusetts resident". Read More »

North Korea Developing New Ballistic Missile, Pukguksong-3

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North Korea revealed plans for the development of its missile programme on Wednesday, as leader Kim Jong-Un ordered stepped-up production of rocket engines and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) nosecones. Trump has used Twitter to launch his own insults at North Korea and its leader, Kim Jong Un . The agency also ridiculed South Korea's defence minister Song Young-moo for "pinning hope on that mad guy", after he ordered troops to be prepared to "immediately and sternly punish" any ... Read More »

Former CIA agent launches GoFundMe to purchase Twitter and ban Trump

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If the $1billion target isn't reached, Plame's backup plan is to use whatever money raised to "buy a controlling share of Twitter ". "But threatening actual nuclear war with North Korea takes it to a unsafe new level". The White House countered, saying that Trump has a constitutional right to use Twitter . Moreover, silencing the president would seem - at least to some - like an affront to free speech. Read More »

ECJ clarity makes Brexit deal more likely

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The Institute for Government points out that the European Union negotiating position so far is that any dispute resolution mechanism under a Brexit trade treaty must enshrine the "monopoly" of the ECJ in interpreting law for European Union member states. Read More »

Feds Say Demand for Inauguration Day Protest Info Is Narrow Enough

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More bluntly, the brief states that "The government has no interest in records relating to the 1.3 million IP addresses" previously referenced by DreamHost on its blog and its court filing. DOJ asked the court to reject DreamHost's challenge to its authority to get the warrant and compel the company to produce the information. The Affidavit, the indictment that was returned by a Grand Jury, and the government's repeated statements made during public hearings in the pending criminal ... Read More »

Schooling grabs second SEA Games gold

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Huelgas was followed by his compatriot John Chicano who won the silver medal. Meanwhile, shooter Ha Minh Thanh secured the other gold medal in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol and set a SEA Games record. Singapore's Quah Zheng Wen , Ting Wen's brother, won the men's 200m backstroke in a new Games mark of 2:00.09, and Singapore also clinched the women's 4x200m freestyle in a tournament record of 8:10.41. Read More »

Pots and seedings confirmed for Champions League group stage draw

The draw for the group stages takes place on Thursday, August 24 in Monaco and United find themselves in Pot 2 , alongside their "noisy neighbours" Manchester City . Manchester City are in Pot 2 , below the " Seeded " pot which is comprised of champions from UEFA's eight highest ranking leagues. There are 32 teams in the draw, the 22 teams that automatically qualified from their domestic league position ( Chelsea , Tottenham and Manchester City are England's) and 10 that qualify ... Read More »

Barack and Michelle Obama help daughter Malia move into Harvard dorm room

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Before pinning down on Harvard, Malia looked at other prestigious institutes like Princeton, Brown and the University of Pennsylvania during her decision making process. Malia had previously worked on set to Halle Berry's movie Extant , and next on set of Girls . Pictures from the move in show Barack and Michelle come and go, while Malia also talking to new friends and those living in her building. Read More »

Some sun ahead of scattered storms this afternoon — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

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Along the Texas coast, storm surge could reach between four and six feet if the storm arrives at high tide, forecasters said. An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft is schedule to investigate the low this morning. The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a tropical storm watch from the mouth of the Rio Grande to Port Mansfield, and a hurricane watch from Port Mansfield to San Luis Pass. Read More »

Cap Cod Beach On Alert After Great White Shark Bites Paddleboard

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Looks like one Wellfleet beachgoer is taking home the ultimate Cape Cod souvenir today after a run-in with a shark at Marconi Beach left bite marks in his paddleboard. "Shark advisory signs, flags, videos, and brochures produced by the Regional Shark Working Group provide Cape Cod beach users with information to improve public safety". Read More »

XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS Reboot Shelved by NBC

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According to The Hollywood Reporter , plans have been scrapped for NBC's planned reboot. After looking at "some material", the network decided Xena "didn't warrant the reboot". "There is no reason to bring back Xena if it is not there for the goal of fully exploring a relationship that could only be shown subtextually in first-run syndication in the 1990s", Grillo-Marxuach wrote in a Tumblr Q&A back in 2016. Read More »

Tornado watch issued for Ottawa

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Several scattered storms could bring damaging wind and torrential downpours, the weather service said. Those warnings will be issued if a tornado is confirmed or imminent. Swaths of wind damage, some significant, will be possible. "Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, and possibly a couple of tornadoes, are expected this afternoon from the upper Ohio Valley to Pennsylvania and NY", the SPC wrote in its Tuesday outlook. Read More »

42 hurt in crash involving 2 SEPTA trains near Philly

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The National Transportation and Safety Board said on Twitter it had sent a team to assist in an investigation. One of the tracks is not operational however so passengers should expect delays. "I was waiting at Gulph Mills, the train came by and blew past us about two or three train lengths- stopped, backed up and picked us up", Ronnie said. Read More »

Magnitude of 3.6 natural disaster hits Italian island

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The two elder boys hid under a bed after the first tremor on Monday night. Firefighters pulled the baby from the rubble some seven hours after the quake, and are continuing work on rescuing his two brothers . Premier Paolo Gentiloni tweeted "Italy is united in grief for the victims and in solidarity". Rescue workers searched the rubble for survivors through the night. Read More »

'Blood On Your Hands': Protesters Interrupt Charlottesville Meeting Over White Supremacist Rally

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Lee and Stonewall Jackson during a tumultuous meeting at which angry city residents accused them of being personally responsible for the three deaths related to the August 12 protests. The rally highlights a persistent debate in the U.S. South over the display of the Confederate battle flag and other symbols of the rebel side in the Civil War, which was fought over the issue of slavery. Read More »

German Police Have Seized 5000 Orange, Trump-Shaped Ecstasy Tablets

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Two Austrians were arrested after police pulled five bags filled to the brim with carrot-colored ecstasy pills made in the likeness of President Trump . They appeared before a judge who issued a warrant for their arrest. The drugs were worth roughly €40,000 (£37,000), and were seized along with a large quantity of cash that was found in the vehicle. Read More »

Meet baby Eclipse, born on a most heavenly day

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Later Monday, a total solar eclipse will make its way across the US for the first time in a century. Greenville Memorial Hospital announced her arrival on Facebook . The new earthling weighed in at 6 pounds, 3 ounces, measured 19 inches long and sported a full head of hair . Instead, she was named Charlotte Roel Easterly. Read More »

Houston Man Accused Of Trying To Destroy Confederate Monument In Hermann Park

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According to court records, Schneck plead guilty in 2014 to storing an explosive in his family's Houston home. NBC's Houston affiliate, KPRC-TV, also gave additional details on Schneck's arrest in a Monday write-up . After placing the boxes on the ground per the ranger's request, Schneck then allegedly took a drink from a plastic bottle but spit it on the ground. Read More »

'Free Speech Rally' outnumbered by protesters in Boston

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Sometimes you need protest in order to heal, & we will heal, & be stronger than ever before!' In Boston over the weekend, tens of thousands of people showed up to protest against fascism as a small band of far-right activists staged a protest on behalf of free speech. Read More »

Trump Courts Controversies Ahead Of Arizona Rally

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Trump's rally in Arizona has been condemned by Phoenix's mayor , and advocates say Trump is only coming to Arizona to push his anti-immigrant agenda and stoke fears against immigrant communities, whom he routinely characterizes as violent criminals. Read More »

I'm exhausted of eating human flesh, complains South Africa cannibal

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National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Natasha Ramkisson-Kara told the Sunday Times the four would appear in court again next week "when they are expected to apply for bail". However, cannibalism itself is not a crime in South Africa. The shocking revelation came to light at a community meeting following the arrests of four men in the area for killing a woman and eating her body. Read More »