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Terry Collins is out as manager - but not from Mets Terry Collins is out as manager - but not from Mets
- October 01, 2017

Collins, the longest-tenured manager in franchise history, guided the Mets to the 2015 World Series and a National League wild-card berth in '16, but watched the team sputter this season, with a roster decimated by injuries. One of the players told Newsday that it had been hard to communicate with Collins and called out his strategy during games. The way he's leaving, however, is slightly different than most expected. (more...)
Marcus Mariota leaves Titans game with hamstring injury Marcus Mariota leaves Titans game with hamstring injury
- October 01, 2017

A tough loss to New England and rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson's impressive performance thus far are among the other reasons why Fox feels good about the Texans despite the underwhelming 1-2 start. Lamar Miller is the leading rusher on the team with 182 yards. "The older I get in my career and the more that". Watson is not almost as accomplished as a passer, but the Texans have weapons in DeAndre Hopkins and Will Fuller and they will have to get a pass rush to help out their ... (more...)
San Juan Mayor Slams 'Bureaucracy' Over Aid Delays, Warns 'We Are Dying' San Juan Mayor Slams 'Bureaucracy' Over Aid Delays, Warns 'We Are Dying'
- October 01, 2017

Duke is to visit Puerto Rico on Friday. Trump's early praise of relief efforts does not appear to match the reality on the ground. The Category Five hurricane knocked out power, cut off running water and killed at least 16 people so far on the island, home to 3.4 million Americans, when it struck a week ago. (more...)
Dodgers, Rockies gearing up for postseason Dodgers, Rockies gearing up for postseason
- October 01, 2017

The left-handed Kershaw finished the regular season with an 18-4 mark and a 2.31 ERA. Healing from a sore knee, Chris Taylor drove in the go-ahead run with a groundout in the seventh after Tyler Chatwood (8-15) hit both Yasiel Puig and Chase Utley to start the inning. (more...)
Mourners commiserate tragedy of Karbala in 9th Muharram processions Mourners commiserate tragedy of Karbala in 9th Muharram processions
- October 01, 2017

The procession then planned to proceed to Numaish Chowrangi, from where it will follow MA Jinnah Road towards Regal Chowk, and pause at Tibet Centre from Zuhr prayers. "Nearly 7,000 to 8,000 personnel have been deployed on the streets to monitor the processions", a senior Police official said. Bomb disposal squads had been monitoring the progress of the procession after sweeping the area. (more...)
3000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017 3000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017
- October 01, 2017

In September 2015, Russian Federation began airstrikes in support of the Assad regime on the ground of fighting the ISIL terrorist group in the war-torn country. However, the overnight air strike targeted the village of Armanaz a few kilometres (miles) from the Turkish border. The Astana talks are being brokered by Turkey, which backs the Syrian opposition, along with Russian Federation and Iran, both of which support the Assad regime. (more...)
U.S. in direct communication with North Korea - Rex Tillerson
- October 01, 2017

Tillerson had previously signaled that the U.S. The president isn't elaborating, but he told the United Nations last month that if the U.S.is "forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea". (more...)
Brexit: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson outlines his four 'red lines' Brexit: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson outlines his four 'red lines'
- October 01, 2017

In a pointed intervention, Mr Green called on ministers to make their policy pitches in private. "I want people to be paid more". Meanwhile Sir Bill Cash has urged pro-EU Tories to "see the big picture" and stop attempting to hinder the Government's progress on the issue. (more...)
Local Air National Guard members head to Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Coast Guard. Governor Larry Hogan today announced that he has directed the Maryland National Guard to send resources requested by Puerto Rico to assist in response and relief efforts following Hurricane Maria. The groups are part of a multi-state engineer task force comprised of a total of 750 soldiers from the North Carolina, Louisiana and New York Army National Guards. (more...)
Puerto Ricans say US relief efforts failing them Puerto Ricans say US relief efforts failing them
- October 01, 2017

On Thursday, Trump announced that he and First Lady Melania Trump would visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday . Cruz also accused the Trump administration of "killing us with inefficiency", which the President disputed in his early-morning Twitter tirade. (more...)
Coast Guard: Captain's errors in El Faro sinking Coast Guard: Captain's errors in El Faro sinking
- October 01, 2017

Four El Faro crew members were from ME, including the ship's captain, Michael Davidson of Windham. The ship lost power and began taking on water before it sank in 40-foot waves October 1. The work wasn't glamorous, but the days since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico have shown how important a commercial lifeline can be between the island and the USA mainland, said Pastor Robert L. (more...)
Donald Trump Once Again Demands Players Stand Prior To Sunday's Games (TWEET) Donald Trump Once Again Demands Players Stand Prior To Sunday's Games (TWEET)
- October 01, 2017

Saints owner Tom Benson chimed in later Friday , issuing a statement saying, "standing at attention for our flag and our national anthem is a powerful symbol we must respect". The president spoke in an interview that aired Thursday on "Fox and Friends". "They say, 'We are in a situation where we have to do something.' I think they're afraid of their players, you want to know the truth". (more...)
GOP senator: Trump's rhetoric not to blame for North Korea nuclear threat GOP senator: Trump's rhetoric not to blame for North Korea nuclear threat
- October 01, 2017

The report cited an unnamed intelligence source saying South Korean and USA intelligence officials detected missiles being transported away from North Korea's Missile Research and Development Facility at Sanum-dong in the northern part of Pyongyang. (more...)
Everton manager Ronald Koeman admits he is running out of excuses Everton manager Ronald Koeman admits he is running out of excuses
- October 01, 2017

His goal came as a result of a brilliant move involving over 20 passes. Brady received the ball once again and struck it cross-field to full back Stephen Ward , who volleyed it into Chris Wood in the box. Everton fans are starting to lose patience with Ronald Koeman . Yet still Dyche's players looked less than stressed although Rooney's presence helped to create more pressure from the home side. (more...)
Rex Tillerson says USA is in direct contact with North Korea Rex Tillerson says USA is in direct contact with North Korea
- October 01, 2017

Tillerson said the US was testing North Korea's ability to talk and required a quieting of the circumstance on the #korean peninsula; no elaboration about those channels or the substance of any dialogue originated from Tillerson , who met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other best authorities in Beijing . (more...)
S. Korea on high alert against NK provocations during holiday S. Korea on high alert against NK provocations during holiday
- October 01, 2017

The North Korean leader has blasted Mr Trump as "mentally deranged". Pyongyang conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3 and has launched dozens of missiles this year as it accelerates a programme aimed at eventually targeting the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile. (more...)
Trump slams Puerto Rican mayor, says islanders 'want everything done for them' Trump slams Puerto Rican mayor, says islanders 'want everything done for them'
- October 01, 2017

But Cruz tells ABC's "This Week" that "there's only one goal, and it's saving lives". "It's unfortunate that the Puerto Rico mayor wants to, excuse me the San Juan mayor, wants to sort of go against the grain", he said, adding that Yulín Cruz should visit the FEMA command center on the island. (more...)
Cheers, tears and hugs as Scalise returns to Capitol Cheers, tears and hugs as Scalise returns to Capitol
- October 01, 2017

Scalise thanked the two U.S. Capitol police offices -- Crystal Griner and David Bailey -- who were assigned to his security detail that day and fired back at the shooter even though they had also been injured. "They're being answered. I feel it", Scalise said. Addressing Bailey (Griner could not be there), the congressman declared, "David, you are my hero". (more...)
Two stabbed to death in Marseille train station knife attack Two stabbed to death in Marseille train station knife attack
- October 01, 2017

France has been in a state of emergency following a spate of attacks by Islamist militants over the last two years, including attacks in Paris in November 2015 which killed 130 people. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb posted on Twitter that he would travel to Marseille immediately. Soldiers and police took up positions outside the station, which was evacuated. (more...)
Rex Tillerson says U.S. is in direct contact with North Korea
- October 01, 2017

China accounts for about 90 percent of North Korea's foreign trade, so it's pivotal in the US -led campaign to exert economic pressure with the aim of getting the pariah nation to disarm. Trump has repeatedly urged Xi to exert more economic pressure on Pyongyang to convince the renegade regime to give up its nuclear ambitions. General Assembly in which he ridiculed Kim as "Rocket Man" on a "suicide mission". (more...)
Rex Tillerson meets China leaders to pile pressure on North Korea Rex Tillerson meets China leaders to pile pressure on North Korea
- October 01, 2017

Department of State on the occasion of China's National Day, which falls on Sunday. On Saturday, the Secretary of State said that the U.S. 'have a couple, three channels open to Pyongyang.' So far, the leader of the North Korea prefers to avert any possibilities of the talks, so the diplomats and top officials from many countries offered their good services in this dark situation. (more...)
South Georgia pastors divided over National Football League teams' protest against racial injustice South Georgia pastors divided over National Football League teams' protest against racial injustice
- October 01, 2017

But, I believe that to not protest and to not speak out against grotesque injustices committed by government officials is an insult to the flag and to military service. While it's being performed, I feel pride. He then goes on to cite published Justice Department reports that though USA population has grown by many tens of millions in recent years and the number of police also has grown by hundreds of thousands, the number of people killed by the police has not increased. (more...)
Tropical Storm Maria's run is nearly done, hurricane center says Tropical Storm Maria's run is nearly done, hurricane center says
- October 01, 2017

Maria, the onetime major hurricane that left dozens dead on its rampage across Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, now has top sustained winds of 60 miles per hour (95 kph). The National Hurricane Center update for 7 p.m. Friday remains unchanged from advisories issued earlier in the day. Forecasters said conditions had become less conducive for the system to organize, and the chances of a tropical depression forming had decreased. (more...)
How To Help Mexico Earthquake Victims: Where To Donate To Charity How To Help Mexico Earthquake Victims: Where To Donate To Charity
- October 01, 2017

The 7.1-magnitude natural disaster, which struck Latin American country on Tuesday, devastated parts of Mexico City and badly hit the states of Morelos and Puebla. Mexicans labored amid ruins Wednesday to revive their capital the day after an quake left more than 200 dead, reduced buildings to rubble and brought one of the world's largest cities to a halt. (more...)
Japan's defence chief warns of possible North Korea provocation on Oct 10 Japan's defence chief warns of possible North Korea provocation on Oct 10
- October 01, 2017

President Moon added it was inappropriate to discuss the deployment of nuclear weapons in South Korea, the lawmakers said. "The president said the United States speaks of military and diplomatic options, but South Korea can't go through war again", said Park. (more...)