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Hendricks outworks Strasburg; Cubs pounce on error for to win Game 1
- October 08, 2017

Instead, both teams are using their second best starting pitchers to start game one . Gonzalez went 15-9 with a 2.96 ERA in 32 starts. Nationals: Gonzalez goes in Game 2 instead of two-time Cy Young Award victor Max Scherzer , who is slated for Game 3 at Wrigley Field on Monday. (more...)
The NRA's strategic ploy on bump stocks The NRA's strategic ploy on bump stocks
- October 08, 2017

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. "It's only there if you abide by the law", Duane Spooner said. They can't make new law; they can only interpret existing law. "He never said anything to me or took any action that I was aware of that I understood in any way to be a warning that something terrible like this was going to happen", Danley, 62, said in the statement released ... (more...)
Massive fire breaks out in petrol, diesel storage tanks Massive fire breaks out in petrol, diesel storage tanks
- October 08, 2017

According to official sources, the affected tank capacity is around 40,000 tonnes, which was partly filled with HSD (High Speed Diesel ). However, no causality was reported. "The fire has been brought under control", the official said. Oil tankers discharge crude at the terminal, and it is transported to refineries at nearby Mahul through submerged pipelines, port officials said. (more...)
Deschamps out on his own with most wins as France coach Deschamps out on his own with most wins as France coach
- October 08, 2017

The pressure was on after Sweden had earlier swept past Luxembourg 8-0 to boost their hopes of making it to Russian Federation, which in turn all but eliminated Holland, who later won 3-1 in Belarus . Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi levelled things up on the hour before Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen gave Roberto Martinez's side a 3-2 lead. Dario Dumic's 82nd-minute equaliser looked to have salvaged Bosnia a priceless point, but Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco struck to ... (more...)
Shapps leads Tory Party mutiny as support for May falls
- October 08, 2017

Senior ministers rallied around Ms May, who has just over a year to agree a divorce deal with the European Union ahead of Britain's exit in March 2019. Mr Shapps insisted support for a leadership election was growing among a "broad spread" of MPs from across the party. "Like a lot of my colleagues have said today, he should shut up". (more...)
Luxembourg suffers massive defeat against Sweden Luxembourg suffers massive defeat against Sweden
- October 08, 2017

It was Sweden's biggest World Cup qualifying win, eclipsing 7-0 victories against against Malta in 1974 and 2002. Dick Advocaat 's side went into the match playing catch-up following Sweden's dominant 8-0 drubbing of Luxembourg earlier in the day, leaving Netherlands needing a victory and a hatful of goals to leave themselves with a realistic chance of finishing in the top two. (more...)
American embassy in Saudi Arabia issues warning after attack reports American embassy in Saudi Arabia issues warning after attack reports
- October 08, 2017

The spokesman said the shooter was Mansour al-Amri, 28, a Saudi national. The statement did not elaborate on the whereabouts of his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , although recent state news reports have placed him in Jeddah . (more...)
New Zealand cling on to resist South African fightback
- October 08, 2017

The conversion from Elton Jantjies put South Africa 10-8 up but New Zealand could have been quickly back ahead had Lima Sopoaga not missed a kickable penalty from 45 metres. Beauden Barrett left the field for an HIA, and despite passing, he still didn't feel great so Hansen made a decision to leave the first-five on the bench . (more...)
Justin Turner's big night fuels Dodgers to 1-0 series lead
- October 08, 2017

Marte scored in the ninth as Seager, the Dodger shortstop, was charged with an error on a wild throw trying to complete a game-ending double play. Relief pitcher Archie Bradley was the big hero for the Diamondbacks as he drove in two runs thanks to a triple he hit. Since his arrival with the Arizona Diamondbacks , J.D. (more...)
Trump to unveil new responses to Iranian 'bad behavior': White House Trump to unveil new responses to Iranian 'bad behavior': White House
- October 08, 2017

Trump "wants to look for a broad strategy that addresses all of those problems, not just one-offing those", she said. Another reporter questioned Mr Trump further and asked him if his statement was in reference to Iran or Isis, to which he replied: "We've got the world's greatest military people in this room". (more...)
White House Quiet over 'Calm Before Storm' Remark White House Quiet over 'Calm Before Storm' Remark
- October 08, 2017

In Friday's White House press briefing, Sanders said, "I think that the president is the one that's keeping the world from chaos". On Thursday, when reporters asked the President what he meant after his initial comment, Trump replied: "It could be, the calm, the calm before the storm". (more...)
Most voters want diplomacy with North Korea, few favor preemptive strike
- October 08, 2017

It wasn't clear what the "one thing" is that Trump was referring to, but likely will lead to further speculation that he is planning to attack the rogue nation led by Kim Jong Un. President Trump has previously warned that the U.S. could destroy North Korea if necessary to protect America's national interests and defend its allies in the region. (more...)
Project Loon balloons, from Google's Alphabet, to aid Puerto Rico Project Loon balloons, from Google's Alphabet, to aid Puerto Rico
- October 08, 2017

The FCC license comes as Puerto Rico struggles to recover from the devastating affects of Hurricane Maria . The Federal Communications Commission has given Project Loon, an experimental balloon-powered internet program, a temporary license to provide cell service in Puerto Rico. (more...)
How Have Banco Santander, SA (SAN) EPS Outlook Changed? How Have Banco Santander, SA (SAN) EPS Outlook Changed?
- October 07, 2017

Devon Energy Corporation is given 9 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 10 holds. Also, the Hold rating count is 0, as of 05 Oct 2017. The company has a 50-day moving average of $6.60 and a 200-day moving average of $6.54. They now have a United States dollars 6.25 price target on the stock. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down ... (more...)
Cinema theatre owners on indefinite strike in Tamil Nadu Cinema theatre owners on indefinite strike in Tamil Nadu
- October 07, 2017

As a result of the meeting, the government made a decision to increase the ticket prices by 25% over the existing base price and to revise the existing rates of admission from Rs 7 to Rs 10 and from Rs 10 to Rs 15. The licensing authority will return the "C" form with the necessary entries. "The government needs to clarify". According to Tamil Nadu film industry, the 10 per cent entertainment tax on Tamil movies after the Goods and Services Tax was making the producers to pay 40 per cent tax ... (more...)
Minnesota man lived with bodies of mom, brother for year Minnesota man lived with bodies of mom, brother for year
- October 07, 2017

Sixty-year-old Robert James Kuefler of White Bear Lake tells The Associated Press that he was "traumatized" by their deaths. In the correspondence, police say he wrote that his brother was ill and his mother did not want company at their home during the holidays. (more...)
Get Ready for President Ivanka Trump, Her Mom Says In New Book Get Ready for President Ivanka Trump, Her Mom Says In New Book
- October 07, 2017

These days, Ivana writes in her new memoir, " Raising Trump ", she enjoys regular conversations with her ex, and has nothing but praise for their three children. Holds no appeal for me personally. 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 confidante towards her father. (more...)
South Africa declare on 573 for four South Africa declare on 573 for four
- October 07, 2017

The last time South Africa took a bigger lead in a Test match was in Centurion against India when they bundled out the visitors for just 136 runs and replied with a total of 620 for 4. In the first game, South Africa made 496-3 declared in response. Amla went to 100 with a four and from just 113 deliveries, registering a 28th test century to move past Graeme Smith and into second place alone on the all-time list of South Africa century-makers in test cricket. (more...)
Google to Provide Puerto Rico With Cell Service Using Balloons Google to Provide Puerto Rico With Cell Service Using Balloons
- October 07, 2017

Google's balloons received approval to fly over Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands for up to six months, according to the FCC note . "It is critical that we adopt a coordinated and comprehensive approach to support the rebuilding of communications infrastructure", said FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in a statement. (more...)
GOP Rep. confident Congress will act to ban bump stocks GOP Rep. confident Congress will act to ban bump stocks
- October 07, 2017

On Thursday , the NRA called on the ATF to review that assessment. The NRA, which famously opposes virtually any hint of new restrictions, said in a statement: "The National Rifle Association is calling on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) to immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law". (more...)
Republicans Should Get 'Equal Time' From Late Night Republicans Should Get 'Equal Time' From Late Night
- October 07, 2017

Yeah, not quite a zinger of a comeback from Meyers, but definitely not the warmest of welcomes-literally. Then he hit on the topic of equal time with Republicans and Democrats on TV, going after the "one-sided coverage". 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. (more...)
Campanha por abolição de armas nucleares ganha Nobel da Paz de 2017 Campanha por abolição de armas nucleares ganha Nobel da Paz de 2017
- October 07, 2017

O tratado preconiza uma proibição total do desenvolvimento, armazenamento e ameaça de utilização de armas nucleares, mas foi boicotado por todos os nove países com armas nucleares - Estados Unidos, Rússia, Reino Unido, França, Israel, China, Índia, Paquistão e Coreia do Norte. (more...)
No need for NIA probe in Hadiya case No need for NIA probe in Hadiya case
- October 07, 2017

The state home department after presenting the affidavit to the Supreme Court stated that the investigation by the Kerala Police did not reveal anything crucial to be investigated by the National Investigation Agency. "My daughter would be dispatched to Syria and forced to join ISIS just like 21 people missing from the state who as reports have joined the terror outfit", claimed Ashokan, Hadiya's father. (more...)
NRA Calls for Additional Gun Control Following Las Vegas Massacre NRA Calls for Additional Gun Control Following Las Vegas Massacre
- October 07, 2017

But Blumenthal also noted that in 2013, in the aftermath of the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in his home state , it did appear that there was a majority in the Senate willing to pass legislation to expand background checks . (more...)
Trump, not ready to give up on Obamacare repeal, calls Chuck Schumer Trump, not ready to give up on Obamacare repeal, calls Chuck Schumer
- October 07, 2017

Republicans, who control both chambers of Congress, have failed twice this year to repeal the Affordable Care Act despite promising to do so for the past seven years. Despite the early speculation on the political outcome, the report notes, "it's not known what Trump proposed or how Schumer responded". "A good place to start might be the Alexander-Murray negotiations that would stabilize the system and lower costs". (more...)