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Giants Lose Season Series to the Worst Team in Baseball

Giants Lose Season Series to the Worst Team in Baseball Pence, whose homer was his 11th of the season, and Crawford (his 10th) had two hits apiece for the Giants , who improved to 9-1 in their last 10 games against the Phillies . A corresponding move is expected before Saturday's game. In addition to taking a 95 miles per hour fastball in the back, Posey also appeared to get hurt while tagging out a sliding Cameron Perkins at the plate in the second... [Full Article...]

Plot foiled to blow up UAE-bound plane with Barbie doll bomb

Plot foiled to blow up UAE-bound plane with Barbie doll bomb The bombs didn't make it aboard the intended flight because the piece of luggage they were hidden in was about 15 pounds over the airline's limit. High-grade military explosives used to build the bomb that was to be taken on the Etihad flight had been sent by air cargo from Turkey as part of a plot "inspired and directed" by ISIL, police said. [Full Article...]

Trump Elevates US Cyber Command to a Formal Military Command

Trump Elevates US Cyber Command to a Formal Military Command The move marks an increase in U.S. military commitment to investing an both cyber attack and defense, to the delight of military contractors likely to get pricey deals out of this buildup, while formally splitting Cyber Command from the NSA . [Full Article...]

USA and South Korea Began Joint Military Exercises

USA and South Korea Began Joint Military Exercises It described North Korea as the "strongest possessor" of intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of striking the U.S. mainland from anywhere. NORTH KOREA has warned Australia it has committed a "suicidal act" by pledging its allegiance to the U.S. [Full Article...]

Four Highway deaths in one weekend in Maine

Four Highway deaths in one weekend in Maine McCausland said state troopers believe the man lost control of the pickup truck he was driving and was pinned under the truck. A passenger was transported to Frisbee Hospital in Rochester, NH and was later released. The motorcyclist failed to negotiate a turn and crashed into a tree late Saturday night in Hollis. He's been identified as 45-year-old Edward Stanhope, of Windham. [Full Article...]

House tax chairman confident on reform, others less so

House tax chairman confident on reform, others less so Major tax reform last occurred during the Reagan era in 1986 as the result of a broadly bipartisan effort that stretched over several years. Nevertheless, Brady said, "We are on track to deliver transformational, bold tax reform this year". [Full Article...]

The Powerball Jackpot Is Now Up to a Whopping $650 Million

The Powerball Jackpot Is Now Up to a Whopping $650 Million The Powerball jackpot is now an estimated $650 million. The jackpot for Wednesday rolled over to $650 million because there hasn't been an overall victor since June 10. If no one matches all six numbers, the grand prize will - of course - grow even bigger. The prize has now gone up to an estimated $650-million. That historic prize totaled almost $1.6 billion. [Full Article...]

Mosquito spraying scheduled for Monday in parts of Adams County

Mosquito spraying scheduled for Monday in parts of Adams County In a small number of cases, the infection can cause a more serious, even fatal, illness. If you think you have West Nile virus infection, contact your healthcare provider. "Monterey County residents should take precautions to protect themselves from mosquito bites", Monterey County Health Officer Dr. Edward Moreno said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Jury Awards $417M In Lawsuit Linking Talcum Powder To Cancer

Jury Awards $417M In Lawsuit Linking Talcum Powder To Cancer The penalty in awarded by the Los Angeles Superior Court jury is the largest amount Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay in the cases, Reuters reported . J&J said it was also carrying out a similar exercise on its No More Tears baby shampoo - under pressure from health groups. Californian Eva Echeverria sued Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company's baby powder caused her to develop ovar... [Full Article...]

Manchester United Thrash Swansea City 4-0 in Premier League

Midfield anchorman Nemanja Matic bossed the centre of the pitch, allowing a rejuvenated Paul Pogba to venture forward and score his second goal in two games while striker Romelu Lukaku netted his third after selfless work throughout the match. [Full Article...]

Sen. McConnell says there's 'zero chance' USA won't raise debt ceiling

Sen. McConnell says there's 'zero chance' USA won't raise debt ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Mr. Mnuchin reiterated that the extraordinary measures he's using in his capacity as Treasury secretary to push off the deadline are going to run out at the end of September. Congress has until September 29 to raise the debt ceiling before the government risks defaulting on its debt. The Treasury Department has been drawing down its cash reserves for months t... [Full Article...]

Texas man tries to plant bomb on Confederate statue, officials say

Texas man tries to plant bomb on Confederate statue, officials say The ranger confronted Schneck, who had two boxes that contained duct tape and wires and a bottle of liquid containing a "highly explosive compound", authorities said. "HMTD is used as an initiating, or primary explosive", Hutchinson wrote. A white powder found inside one of the boxes was identified as Hexamethylene triperoxide diamine, a chemical used in detonators. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in Slenderman attack

Wisconsin teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in Slenderman attack The Associated Press reports that previously, Weier, who is now 15, had faced a charge of first-degree intentional homicide. The court accepted Weier's guilty plea - and she was indeed found guilty of the amended charge. Geyser is scheduled for trial in October, Kuchler said. "I wanted it to be over with, so I said 'Go berserk, do what you have to do, '" Weier said, adding that Geyser then... [Full Article...]

Submarine owner comes clean about missing journalist's death

Submarine owner comes clean about missing journalist's death Wall, 30, was on the Nautilus for a story she was writing on Madsen and the 17-meter submarine. Madsen, 46, was rescued and later charged with negligent manslaughter after Wall was not found aboard the sub. She divided her time between New York and Beijing and had written for the New York Times , Time Magazine and the Guardian . "I don't check the background when a journalist calls and ask... [Full Article...]

How to make your own eclipse viewer from a cereal box

How to make your own eclipse viewer from a cereal box The weather looks cloudy, according to the National Weather Service, so the clouds could affect the ability to see the eclipse in Wyandotte County. He was involved in planning the logistics with Alaska Airlines for an eclipse flight last year and for this year's special charter flight. [Full Article...]

Everything you need to know about viewing the solar eclipse in NYC

Everything you need to know about viewing the solar eclipse in NYC The shadow - a corridor just 60 to 70 miles (96 to 113 kilometers) wide - came ashore in OR and then began traveling diagonally across the country to SC, with darkness lasting only around two to three minutes in any one spot. That could severely hurt your eyes. Elsewhere across the USA, consumers who bought special sunglasses are being urged to make sure they are truly 'eclipse-proof, ' lest the... [Full Article...]

Sen. Collins: 'Too Difficult To Say' If Trump Will Be 2020 Nominee

Sen. Collins: 'Too Difficult To Say' If Trump Will Be 2020 Nominee Collins said she had not supported Trump during last year's campaign and had instead written in the name of House Speaker Paul Ryan , and she refused to say whether the GOP would back him for re-election. Paul LePage. Of the 2020 race, Collins would only say, "It's far too early to tell now". There are no good neo-Nazis. "I'm weighing where I can do the most good for the people of Maine", Collins... [Full Article...]

Art Legends Reject Invitation To White House For Kennedy Center Honors

Art Legends Reject Invitation To White House For Kennedy Center Honors Pres. And Mrs. Trump President Trump and the first lady, Melania Trump , will not participate in this year's Kennedy Center Honors, "to allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction". All five honorees are expected to attend a December 2 dinner and awards ceremony at the State Department, the Kennedy Center's chairman, David Rubenstein, and its president, Deborah Rutter, in a... [Full Article...]

Watch the Great American Eclipse live, right here

Watch the Great American Eclipse live, right here But where in the West Indies can you catch this phenomenon? This afternoon, the total solar eclipse will sweep across the United States. At Buffalo State there will be 6 telescopes with solar filters which you can use to safely look at the solar eclipse . [Full Article...]

Grand Rapids Public Library handing out solar eclipse glasses

Grand Rapids Public Library handing out solar eclipse glasses A path about 70 miles wide across the continental USA, from OR to SC, will experience a total eclipse where the moon moves between the sun and earth, completely blocking out the sun for a short time. on the east coast. "We wanted to sort of capitalize on that, when we first chose to do the program there weren't a lot of people talking about doing something for the community that involved the sol... [Full Article...]


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