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Machado is Orioles' lone Gold Glove finalist

Third baseman Manny Machado is the Orioles' only hope of having a 2017 Gold Glove Award victor. Kansas City's four finalists are tied for the most in the Major Leagues, matching Boston, Cincinnati, Cleveland and the Los Angeles Angels. Read More »

Trump readies opioid plan, but some worry it won't be enough


Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner J. Patrick O'Neal, M.D. says, "We do not know specifically how this declaration will impact Georgia". Opioids are a type of drugs that include illegal substances, such as heroin , and legal painkillers - medications such as oxycodone, codeine and morphine are all types of opioids. Read More »

$300 million Puerto Rico power deal now under government review


As part of the plan to transition from hurricane response to hurricane recovery in the two USA territories, the release said, the DoD and the Federal Emergency Management Agency determined, in consultation with Puerto Rico Gov. The deal surpassed a six-month contract worth $240 million to Fluor Corp. from the Army Corps of Engineers to help bring power back to the island and a $35.1 million contract to Weston Solutions to provide two generators for temporary power to the city of San Juan. Read More »

Parents charged after baby's body found in swing


Iowa parents are charged with murder after abandoning their 4-month-old son in a swing at their home, according to authorities Thursday. When sheriff's deputies and first responders arrived at an Alta Vista apartment on the afternoon of August 30, they found a scene of unspeakable horror, according to documents filed in Chickasaw County District Court. Read More »

2nd woman accuses George HW Bush of grabbing her backside


While Trump has stated about women " reach out and grab them by the p-y ", former President Bush grabs them by the butt. "To try to put people at ease, the president routinely tells the same joke - and on occasion, he has patted women's rears in what he meant to be a good-natured manner", the statement read. Read More »

10-year-old detained by Border Patrol after surgery

Meanwhile, the USA can rest easy, knowing that this 10-year-old cerebral palsy patient who just had emergency gallbladder surgery will no longer threaten our freedom, or something. Rosa Maria Hernandez of Laredo was apprehended at a Border Patrol checkpoint in an ambulance on her way to Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi on Tuesday. Read More »

Fake stamp paper kingpin Telgi dead


In 2006, Gote had demanded that Pawar and Bhujbal be made to undergo the narco-analysis test, based on Telgis claims. Telgi was sentenced to 30 years in jail after being found guilty in fake stamp paper scam. Later, he moved to Saudi Arabia. He was arrested in 1991 by Mumbai police on charges of cheating but reportedly used his stay in the prison to learn the tricks of the trade from an expert forger. Read More »

Hezbollah Denounces New US Measures Against It

One of the bills directs the Trump administration to sanction people and businesses engaged in fundraising and recruitment for Hezbollah. Rep. Ed Royce of California says Hezbollah has taken hundreds of thousands of lives, including Americans. Read More »

Three new methods to link mobile number with Aadhaar - Check out


Minister of State for Communications with independent charge Manoj Sinha said that the Aadhaar number system was created to allow people to access critical government services and important information. Besides OTP, the verification under e-KYC (Know Your Customer) requirement can also be done through an App and through the IVRS facility. Keying in the OTP would complete the process seamlessly. Read More »

No role for Assad in Syria's future: Tillerson


The senior USA official dismissed the claims that the advances made by the Syrian Army could be used to benefit Iran, a main ally of the Syrian government. He said the only reason Assad's forces had succeeded in turning the tide in the war against ISIS and other militants was "air support they have received from Russian Federation". Read More »

Bob Menendez co-defendant may ask for mistrial

Graham, a Republican from SC, said he's known Menendez since they served in the House of Representatives two decades ago and spent hours working with his Democratic colleague to draft legislation. Bob Menendez are attacking the defense's claims that the New Jersey Democrat inadvertently failed to disclose trips on a donor's private jet. Mr. Menenez has pleaded not guilty in the case. Read More »

Homemade bomb found after high school threat


The teenagers are being charged as adults. Woodstock police were first alerted to the plot after an anonymous tip off warned them that Dupree was making threats against other students. Dupree and McCurley face charges including criminal attempt to commit murder, criminal attempt to commit arson, terroristic threats and acts, and possession and/or transportation of destructive device/explosive with intent to kill, injure or destroy any public building. Read More »

Russian Federation: 8 feared dead after helicopter crashes into sea


He added that there was poor visibility and heavy snowfall in the region. Barentsburg is a small mining settlement on the Arctic Svalbard archipelago, with around 500 inhabitants, predominantly Russian. The fate of the eight people is not yet known. Tore Hongset, another spokesman for the rescue co-ordination centre, told Norwegian news agency NTB that it did not receive any mayday signal from the helicopter. Read More »

How & Where to Watch Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I


Though Sri Lanka suffered its 12th consecutive ODI defeat against Pakistan in last game of five-match series in Sharjah on October 23 but its T20 record in 2017 hasn't been that bad. Sarfraz Ahmed, under whom Pakistan have won nine of their 11 T20Is, described the ODI series win as satisfying and promised that there would be no let up in the shortest format. Read More »

Catalan crisis: Leader cancels address amid reports he will call snap elections


Puigdemont has spurned an invitation to explain his position to the Senate in Madrid on Thursday, in Spain's gravest political crisis since the end of the Franco dictatorship in 1975. While it is not clear how the central government will take over in practical terms, nor how Catalan civil servants and police will react, some independence supporters have threatened a campaign of civil disobedience, raising the possibility of ugly confrontations. Read More »

Twitter removes advertising from all RT and Sputnik accounts


A Twitter statement said the decision was made "as part of our ongoing commitment to help protect the integrity of the user experience on Twitter". The company said it would be donating that money to "support external research into the use of Twitter in civic engagement and elections, including use of malicious automation and misinformation, with an initial focus on elections and automation". Read More »

Rex Tillerson Meets PM Modi, Resolve to Strengthen Strategic Ties


It is, however, somewhat satisfying that the two countries agreed to continue full scale high level engagement in future to sort out irritants and forge cooperation in different fields. He says the new steps will ensure the USA can keep helping vulnerable people throughout the world "without compromising the safety and security of the American people". Read More »

After 3 delays, North Korea and Malaysia to play in Thailand


The long postponed 2019 Asian Cup Group B qualifying match between Malaysia and North Korea will take place in Thailand next month. The two claim they thought they were participating in a game show . Hanamori was seen arriving at the restaurant with a fourth man, who Wan Azirul said was "suspected to be James". James was filmed heading to an airport hotel at the main terminal following the attack. Read More »

Checking The Gross Margin Score on NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)

The ratio is simply calculated by dividing current liabilities by current assets. In terms of efficiency, NFX has an asset turnover ratio of 0.37. Typically, the higher the current ratio the better, as the company may be more capable of paying back its obligations. Read More »

PTI chief defends 'well-intentioned' remarks concerning ECP


Babar Awan requested the court to annul proceedings against Imran Khan. The PTI chief and his lawyer penned down an apology before submitting it to the ECP, Dawn News reported. Chief Election Commissioner asked whether Khan has apologized from the court. Earlier on September 14, the ECP had issued bailable arrest warrants for Khan following his failure to show up for the contempt of court proceedings. Read More »

We found signs of misconduct linked to Gupta companies — ALERT] SAP

SAP said it had made presentations to prosecutors at the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. South Africa's rating is 45. Extra legal compliance staff will be added to the SAP Africa market unit, and it said it would "strengthen" the compliance committee in the region. Read More »

Sachin Pilot challenges Rajasthan gag and shield ordinance in High Court


On Tuesday, following protests from the opposition, the replacing bill was referred to a select committee of the House. Pilot has filed a writ petition in the Rajasthan High Court's Jaipur bench. "The BJP government has failed to run the House as per the rules", he said.In a jibe at chief minister Vasundhara Raje , Pilot said that it was surprising that she was claiming to win the upcoming bypolls to two Lok Sabha and on assembly seat through booth management. Read More »

Xiaomi India Schedules Nov. 2 Event, Redmi Note 5A Coming?

Your best self is within you! Now, it seems Xiaomi is going to launch yet another smartphone in India next month. The Chinese player has already sent out media invites which reads, " A new series is coming ". Also, this week we have been hearing rumors about the upcoming Redmi Note 5, the successor to the popular Redmi Note 4. Moreover, the company also claimed that eight of nine smartphones with smartphone category on Amazon India were Xiaomi products. Read More »

Fire breaks out near Mumbai's Bandra station


According to media reports, a fire official has been injured in the incident. People are now sharing the photographs from the site, but there hasn't been no report of casualties. The fire engulfed the area in thick smoke. At least two more cylinders are suspected to have exploded after the initial blast, and concerns are being expressed about the blaze worsening there would be a lot of domestic LPG cylinders in the the tightly packed slum. Read More »

New US memo makes it tougher to renew H-1B visa


In the previous policy, if a person was found to be eligible for work visa, they were by default eligible for extension so long as "as the key elements were unchanged and there was no evidence of a material error or fraud related to the prior determination". Read More »

32 killed in Indonesia factory explosion

Tangerang police chief Harry Kurniawan said the dead were discovered by his officers when they entered the factory warehouse, the Detik.com news portal reported. Bodies are still being recovered from the building, and the death toll is expected to rise. "I don't know how it happened, I was working outside of the factory and there were some explosions, four cars exploded and nearly all motorbikes also exploded", Ade, who suffered burns to his arms and legs, told AFP. Read More »

All airline passengers to U.S. face new security checks

About 2,000 commercial flights a day from more than 100 countries will be affected. The new measures replace a laptop ban abandoned by the United States government earlier this year and include enhanced passenger screening (which may include short security interviews), heightened inspection of electronic devices, increased protocols around aircraft and passenger areas and the deployment of "advanced technology", as well as expanded canine searches. Read More »

Meet Cheech, the smiling rescue dog up for adoption


Applications came flooding in as thousands of people shared Cheech's picture. "Y'all. this smiling dog we got in at the shelter yesterday is ridiculous!" He's an awesome little guy!,' she said. A woman named Carrie had just lost her beloved German shepherd, and her other dog Dusty was down in the dumps about it too. The shelter has only recently been set up on the site of an old jail and has its grand opening to the public will take place on November 12. Read More »

European Companies, Including Russian, Hit by Cyberattacks - Kaspersky, Group-IB

It infects a victims' computer and grabs files and demands a ransom. "It also counted state institutions and strategic objects in Ukraine as its victims", Group-IB said of the attack on media outlets on its Telegram channel. Kiev's metro payment system was also affected by the attack but the train schedule was not disrupted. To 17 h GMT (13 h à Montréal), the sites of Interfax and Fontanka.ru were still not accessible after several hours of silence. Read More »

Immigrant in federal custody in Texas has abortion


In response to the left's outrage about President Trump's "misogyny" and the "war on women, immigrants, and children" that would have been declared had the teenager carried her child to term, Alexandra Desanctis writes , "The reaction to Jane's abortion campaign shows that all of these claims are nothing more than empty posturing, created to disguise a ugly truth: that unlimited abortion-on-demand is seen by the Left not only as a policy goal but as the fullest expression of true freedom and ... Read More »

Iraqi PM Abadi meets Erdogan for talks on Kurd vote


The crossing has been closed to traffic since mid-2014, when Kurdish Peshmerga forces loyal to northern Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) captured the area from the Daesh terrorist group. Ali al-Alaq said that freezing the result would create a "time bomb" that the Kurdistan Region "could throw at the central government whenever it wishes". Read More »

US Believes Villager Set Niger Ambush in Motion


Four from the US team died in the skirmish as did five Nigerian soldiers. This appears to be what was involved in the abortive mission that claimed four USA soldiers' lives on October 4. But after the mission got under way, the plans were changed. In western Africa, ISIS and al-Qaida are trying to exploit regional political and tribal divisions to expand their political influence. Read More »