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World Yankees outfielder Hicks lands on DL
Author: 0 Yankees outfielder Hicks lands on DL

The Yankees have been hit hard by injuries in their outfield to start the season. Rookie third baseman/first baseman Miguel Andujar was called up to replace McKinney. Cashman said the Yankees will try to accelerate Ellsbury's return. The Yankees continue to fly through outfielders like the fictional band Spinal Tap mythically used to go through drummers.

World Trump criticizes Gov. Brown for pardoning ex-convicts facing deportation
Author: 0 Trump criticizes Gov. Brown for pardoning ex-convicts facing deportation

His office noted that pardons are "granted to individuals who have demonstrated exemplary behavior and have lived productive and law-abiding lives following their conviction". Sokha Chhan came from Cambodia at the age of 13. Maher faced deportation to China. Brown's pardons don't automatically stop deportation proceedings, but eliminate the convictions on which authorities based their deportation.

World Texas Art Teacher Was Suspended for Telling Her Students She Was Gay
Author: 0 Texas Art Teacher Was Suspended for Telling Her Students She Was Gay

Instead of dishing out sanctions for every phone I see, every swear word I hear and every student out of their seat, I tend to give verbal admonishment and leave it at that. "I don't think there was any cover up really". After the latest revenue plan was signed this week she released a chart to show why 50 million dollars for the general fund isn't enough for students.

World North and South Korea leaders to hold summit in April
Author: 0 North and South Korea leaders to hold summit in April

Another round of working-level talks next Wednesday will discuss issues including protocol and security. Washington fears that Seoul might drift from their alliance and move closer to Beijing, while Mr. When Kim's sister joined the Pyongyang delegation to the games in February, she was the first member of her family to step onto South Korean soil since the Korean War in the 1950s.

World Canada: Key facts and figures of Ontario 2018 Budget
Author: 0 Canada: Key facts and figures of Ontario 2018 Budget

He said the government's $1 billion, three-year plan to build a universal child-care system announced last month aims to create more than 22,000 new licensed child-care spaces and cuts costs for up to 86,000 families. Combined with new budget measures that also propose to tighten businesses' eligibility criteria for the Employer Health Tax, this will translate to $495 million in new taxes on Ontario businesses over three years.

World US Considers New Sanctions Against North Korea
Author: 0 US Considers New Sanctions Against North Korea

The UN has imposed massive sanctions against North Korea, targeting 90 per cent of its trade revenues in the last two years for repeatedly violating resolutions prohibiting nuclear and military exercises but it has struggled to have countries like China and Russian Federation to enforce the sanctions effectively.

World Russian Federation demands explanation for Aeroflot aircraft search at Heathrow
Author: 0 Russian Federation demands explanation for Aeroflot aircraft search at Heathrow

An official appeared to suggest the Russian jet, which landed from Moscow, was searched as part of the Salisbury spy poisoning investigation. Russia's ministry of transport said Moscow would demand an official explanation from Britain for why a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane had been subjected to a search at Heathrow airport on Friday.

World London Stansted Airport Resumes Work After Fire Incident
Author: 0 London Stansted Airport Resumes Work After Fire Incident

Witnesses reported seeing black smoke shrouding the terminal building when a shuttle bus burst into flames. Around 40 minutes later, the Essex airport confirmed the fire had been put out and efforts to return to normal operations were under way.

World Mega Millions jackpot reaches $521 million ahead of Friday night drawing
Author: 0 Mega Millions jackpot reaches $521 million ahead of Friday night drawing

News of the lucky player was posted on the Mega Millions website . The jackpot is now up to $ 521 Million . Beyond that, some states even allow winners to stay anonymous . Five balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 70; the Mega ball is drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 25. The winning numbers will be picked tonight at 11 o'clock on JET 24.

World Unarmed Californian Man Shot Eight Times By Police
Author: 0 Unarmed Californian Man Shot Eight Times By Police

Police have said Clark was facing officers, who thought he had a gun. The doctor found that Clark had four entry wounds in his lower back: one on the side of his neck, one in the outside of his leg, and another in his armpit. But protesters never came, heeding calls from Stevante Clark and Black Lives Matter organizers to avoid the arena. He added that each of those seven shots could have had a "fatal capacity" and described severe damage to Clark's body, including a shattered vertebrae ...

Author: 0 Trump Touts Infrastructure Plan During Ohio Visit

It was always my best thing. "Look at Roseanne - look at her ratings", Trump, a man who has always been obsessed with ratings, told the crowd. But Trump spent considerably little time on the topic Thursday, instead using the speech to comment for the first time on a host of issues, like his decision on Wednesday to oust David Shulkin , the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and replace him with White House physician Ronny Jackson.

World Utahns oppose using taxpayer money to pay for border wall
Author: 0 Utahns oppose using taxpayer money to pay for border wall

Shortly thereafter, Mr. Trump stoked speculation that he would look to military coffers to fund the border project, tweeting that the border wall "is all about National Defense" and that the USA will "Build WALL through M!" Backing The Trump Administration's border wall plans, Acting Deputy Commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection Ronald Vitiello pointedly struck back at criticism aimed at the border wall's funding, necessity, and effectiveness Friday, saying his "agents and officers ...

World Fox's Ingraham taking vacation as advertisers flee amid controversy
Author: 0 Fox's Ingraham taking vacation as advertisers flee amid controversy

Laura Ingraham , the Fox News host of The Ingraham Angle , announced late Friday that she is going on vacation for a week as advertisers continue to abandon her show. Ingraham sparked trouble on Wednesday when she took to Twitter to mock Hogg. On MSNBC's the Morning Joe the panel agreed that the decision to mock Hogg over a video in which he detailed the schools which did not accept him was in poor taste and very poorly timed.

World Security high in Pakistan's Swat but Malala visit uncertain
Author: 0 Security high in Pakistan's Swat but Malala visit uncertain

She arrived in Pakistan on Thursday at Benazir Bhutto International Airport flanked by heavy security in the early hours of Thursday morning, CNN affiliate Geo TV reported. She says: "It is now actually happening and I am here". Malala, elaborating further, said political parties in the country should prioritse health and education, as it the basic right of every citizen rather than hurling abuses at each other.

World One man dead after officer-involved shooting in Stillwater
Author: 0 One man dead after officer-involved shooting in Stillwater

Prior to his employment with MCSO, he had worked at the Glasgow Police Department, from which he was sacked in 2011. A man suspected of shooting his reported daughter is dead and three Sanford police officers are on administrative leave after a shooting Tuesday night in Sanford.

World FirstEnergy to close its nucelar power plants
Author: 0 FirstEnergy to close its nucelar power plants

Sei Investments Co. grew its position in shares of FirstEnergy by 37.8% in the 3rd quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Firstenergy Corp (FE ) by 45.63% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.38, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a current ratio of 0.76. FirstEnergy has a 1-year low of $27.93 and a 1-year high of $35.22.

World India, Pakistan agree to resolve harassment of diplomats issue
Author: 0 India, Pakistan agree to resolve harassment of diplomats issue

India was confirmed to have settled to hold discussions with Pakistan to find a solution regarding diplomat harassment issues. The resolution comes as a glimmer of hope that the two sides can work at repairing ties that have hit rock-bottom in the past two years.

Author: 0 Turkey slams French offer for mediation with Kurdish militia

Macron met an SDF delegation on Thursday and gave assurances of French support to stabilise northern Syria. "Those who yesterday hosted terrorists at the highest level once again should know this is only an expression of enmity against Turkey".

World REV. TONY ELDER: Jesus' resurrection was no April Fool prank
Author: 0 REV. TONY ELDER: Jesus' resurrection was no April Fool prank

Because of his resurrection , we will live again. He came to our world to bring glorify to the Father through the selfless act of living a sinless life and then willingly going to the cross to pay the penalty for our sins. Death where is your sting? An angel appeared to them saying, "He is not here, he has risen". It begins with Palm Sunday to recall how the people of Jerusalem shouted Hosanna and treated Jesus like a king.

World Parker: I will go to 'dark place' to beat Joshua
Author: 0 Parker: I will go to 'dark place' to beat Joshua

If Parker can take Joshua into deep waters, he can tire out his more muscular opponent, force his hands to drop and land a jab/straight right combo that could change the fight (and his future). Look for Povetkin to win, which means he will be heavily lobbying to get the victor of Joshua v Parker. But what do boxing aficionados think? "To date this will be my toughest test, definitely", he told AAP.

World Who is Anandi Gopal Joshi? Google Doodle celebrates first female Indian physician
Author: 0 Who is Anandi Gopal Joshi? Google Doodle celebrates first female Indian physician

Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi who was born on March 31, 1865 was India's first female doctor and it is her 153rd birth anniversary. She is the first female doctor in India. The Doodle is created by Bangalore-based artist Kashmira Sarode who imagines Joshi celebrating her degree. The news spread far and wide and managed to move even Queen Victoria enough to send her a congratulatory message.

World China's space lab set for re-entry
Author: 0 China's space lab set for re-entry

Because Tiangong-1's orbit remains highly variable, researchers aren't sure where the space station will reenter Earth's atmosphere. Experts, however, claim that the chances of actually being hit with space debris are very, very slim. "Due to the relatively large size of the object, it is expected that there will be many pieces reentering together, some of which may survive reentry and land on the Earth's surface".

World Britain considers banning sales of Russian government debt in London City
Author: 0 Britain considers banning sales of Russian government debt in London City

At the same time, it became clear on Wednesday that London will review the British visas of hundreds of wealthy Russians who have come to the country with promises to invest millions of pounds in the local business. The Kremlin says it remains open to normalizing ties with the US and other nations despite Moscow's quid pro quo response to their expulsion of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Britain.

World As Christians Mark Easter
Author: 0 As Christians Mark Easter

Ginter described the events that are remembered on Good Friday as, "ugly but necessary for our salvation". The day of the crucifixion is called Good Friday . "We remember God's great love for us, as his son Christ, sheds his blood and from that day the world has never been the same". This thing we call Easter has technically arrived now, seeing as Good Friday's a public holiday .

World Communal tension in Bihar amid religious idol vandalised
Author: 0 Communal tension in Bihar amid religious idol vandalised

Bihar has witnessed a spurt in communal clashes in the recent past. "The incident occurred after an idol was vandalized by few miscreants". "To bring the situation under control, the internet services were suspended and police and paramilitary forces were deployed", he said.

World EPA set to roll back fuel-economy and auto-emissions standards
Author: 0 EPA set to roll back fuel-economy and auto-emissions standards

The EPA reimbursed Pruitt's landlord, the wife of a top energy lobbyist J. Steven Hart, for the damage. The protective detail then broke down the door to the condo where Pruitt leased a bedroom for $50 a night. According to federal disclosure reports, the company paid Williams and Jensen $400,000 in 2017 to lobby on issues that included EPA regulations on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

World Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah hits back at Amit Shah for calling him
Author: 0 Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah hits back at Amit Shah for calling him "AHINDU"

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah during a road show in Mysuru said that it's his last election and he will fight from Chamundeshwari in the upcoming assembly poll in Karnataka. Accusing the Congress of playing vote bank politics, he said while its government in the state did not keep in mind to celebrate the birth anniversaries of Kuvempu or Sir M.

World Sibal acquired land from money launderer: BJP
Author: 0 Sibal acquired land from money launderer: BJP

Referring to the revelations by South African journalists to substantiate her charges, Irani, while briefing reporters at the BJP headquarters, said, "I want to ask the Congress president Rahul Gandhi whether Sibal's dealings with money launderers is politically acceptable to his party".

World Israeli police question Netanyahu over alleged corruption
Author: 0 Israeli police question Netanyahu over alleged corruption

Officials have urged that Netanyahu is simply undergoing exams and that there is no danger to his life. A message released by his office noted that Netanyahu "went through a series of tests at the Hadassah Ein Karem hospital, accompanied by his personal physician Dr.

World Opening Day postponed for the Tigers
Author: 0 Opening Day postponed for the Tigers

First pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates is set for 1:10 p.m. Tickets purchased for the Thursday game will be valid for the Friday game. Tigers Opening Day tickets are sold out, but standing room only tickets are still available, officials announced Thursday.

World Regina man faces multiple child pornography charges
Author: 0 Regina man faces multiple child pornography charges

Isak Dorot, 68, of Columbia, was charged with four counts of possession of child pornography and one count of distribution of child pornography. Police arrested a Watertown man on child pornography and voyeurism charges after a 6 month investigation.

World Elizabeth Esty Under Pressure To Resign Over Abuse Scandal
Author: 0 Elizabeth Esty Under Pressure To Resign Over Abuse Scandal

Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) said she consulted her personal attorneys and advisers regarding the allegation made against chief of staff Tony Baker. A friend of Baker's told the Washington Post that he disputed that he hit the victim, but he didn't challenge the remaining allegations. I also took a hard look at how I allowed my office to be run.

World Howard University president amid protests:
Author: 0 Howard University president amid protests: "I am listening to you"

Rows of students sat in chairs to block the building's main entrance Friday afternoon - alternately chanting protest chants, holding decision-making meetings, and browsing on their phones. He also met with student leaders on Wednesday night to discuss their issues, but some of those students said they were left "unsatisfied" by the meeting.

World Russian Federation test-launches new 'Satan 2' ballistic missile
Author: 0 Russian Federation test-launches new 'Satan 2' ballistic missile

The Sarmat is a heavy ICBM meant to replace Russia's aging, Soviet-era missiles that form the basis of its nuclear deterrent. The supersonic RS-28 Sarmat is believed to be capable of carrying up to 10 or 15 nuclear warheads. A new video released by the Russia Ministry of Defense shows the test launch of a ballistic missile called "Satan 2", a test Russian officials say went "perfectly".

World Mixed reports on 'imminence' of China deal
Author: 0 Mixed reports on 'imminence' of China deal

Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang would not confirm recent reports that a Chinese delegation is headed to Rome this week, but he said that China "is always honest towards improving its relations with Vatican" and willing to meet it "half-way".

World Passover celebrates past and future
Author: 0 Passover celebrates past and future

Jewish World Watch gave 75 guides to Camp Ramah, where large Seders will be held, in Ojai, she said. Prepping for a Seder at a friend's house? While not totally exclusive of Gentiles, Gourarie said the goal of the Chabad Seder event is to reach local Jewish souls.

World Tyronn Lue will rejoin Cavs on Friday, ease back into coaching
Author: 0 Tyronn Lue will rejoin Cavs on Friday, ease back into coaching

He'll just pick a random person in the hallway and I look at their athletic trainer and he's like, 'Well, he's not starting today, ' or, 'He's hurt'". Kyle Korver has rejoined the team following his brother's funeral but won't play because of a sore right foot. Head coach Tyronn Lue of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of the National Basketball Association game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on March 13, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona.

World Today's high will be near 51; chance of snow on Sunday
Author: 0 Today's high will be near 51; chance of snow on Sunday

Rain affecting Ireland, Wales and southern England around midday will spread slightly northwards through the afternoon. The track of this system remains uncertain and will greatly impact where the heavier snow falls, so many more updates will be available throughout the week.

World Thanks To Trump, ICE Is Cracking Down On Pregnant Women
Author: 0 Thanks To Trump, ICE Is Cracking Down On Pregnant Women

Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Thursday, March 29, 2018 . The agency confirmed the change in an email to TPM Thursday. The policy was initially begun under former president Barack Obama. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the new policy was part of Trump's executive order past year directing the agency to sweep up anyone caught in the country illegally, The Washington Post reported .

World Kosovo deports Gulen-linked suspects to Turkey
Author: 0 Kosovo deports Gulen-linked suspects to Turkey

The media reported that the only justification for the arrest could be the alleged link of their school to Gulen, who is declared by Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan as Turkey's biggest enemy. The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) uses the term "neutralized" in reference to terrorists captured dead or alive, or those who surrendered during the operations.

World Kim Jong Un to meet South Korean president at border
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un to meet South Korean president at border

South Korea's Unification Minister told reporters Thursday that an important part of the summit will be setting up discussions between the leaders on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. However, the North has yet to officially confirm its interest in a summit between Kim and Trump. In its coverage of the Kim-Xi meeting, the North's state media didn't mention Kim's reported comments about opening a dialogue with the United States that were carried in Chinese state media.

World Women To Keep Vigilance, Operate 450 Polling Booths In Karnataka Elections
Author: 0 Women To Keep Vigilance, Operate 450 Polling Booths In Karnataka Elections

Even before the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced dates of polling and results of the Karnataka Assembly elections 2018, BJP's IT cell head Amit Malviya tweeted the date of polling and counting. In another Tweet, he also gave a reference of Times Now News Channel as his source . When questioned by media about the "leak" of poll dates, Rawat first dismissed Malviya's tweet as "conjectures" but later said the commission would investigate the matter and take appropriate action.