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New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka activated from DL to start vs

New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka activated from DL to start vs Severino, who is 11-5 with a 3.10 ERA in 25 starts, up to 156 2/3 innings, which is just shy of the career-best 161 1/3 that he threw in 2015 while in Double-A, Triple-A and the bigs. The left hander has much to prove with his new team. Matthew Boyd (5-7) surrendered seven runs and seven hits in 2⅓ innings. The Yankees are fortunate to face Ariel Miranda in the series opener. [Full Article...]

Russia FM confirms death of ambassador to Sudan

Russia FM confirms death of ambassador to Sudan Shirinsky's body was discovered by the employees of the embassy at his residence around 6pm local time (4pm BST), the press secretary of the Sudan mission, Sergey Konyashin, told RT News. Sudanese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Garibullah al-Hadar also verified the news and expressed condolences to the Russian people, government, and relatives of Shirinskiy. [Full Article...]

Temperatures in the 80s Thursday in central Oklahoma

Temperatures in the 80s Thursday in central Oklahoma Saturday night - Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 miles per hour. Friday night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Clear skies will continue into Friday with sunny weather and a high near 75, the weather service states. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy - low around 65. [Full Article...]

President Trump's Popularity Took a Dive In These 3 Key Swing States

President Trump's Popularity Took a Dive In These 3 Key Swing States Three polls were conducted in Michigan , Wisconsin and Pennsylvania this past week following last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. The three states in question are seen as particularly significant because they were key to Trump's victory as he became the first Republican to win all three of them since 1980s. [Full Article...]

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: First wave of Tropical moisture to move in today

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: First wave of Tropical moisture to move in today Although there is substantial uncertainty in the forecasts , it should make landfall sometime Friday, moving into South Texas and the Hill Country by Friday night or Saturday, according to the National Weather Service . "In terms of rainfall, 10 to 15" of rainfall is expected with a few isolated locations over 20" along the Texas gulf coast and the western Louisiana coastline through Tuesday. [Full Article...]

US State Department Expands Travel Warnings For Mexico's Beachside Tourist Meccas

US State Department Expands Travel Warnings For Mexico's Beachside Tourist Meccas Gun battles between rival criminal groups or with Mexican authorities have taken place on streets and in public places during broad daylight, officials said . The State Department has outlined an assessment for each state in Mexico , with specifics on the advisory for each area. "Shooting incidents, in which innocent bystanders have been injured or killed, have occurred" in both states, the w... [Full Article...]

US, S. Korea Begin Kicking Tires On Trade Deal Retooling

US, S. Korea Begin Kicking Tires On Trade Deal Retooling Seoul could not concede to Washington's "one-sided" demands, South Korean Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong told reporters following the special session of a joint committee on their bilateral free trade agreement. The U.S. had a trade deficit of $28 billion with South Korea previous year. South Korea told the US that the absence of tariffs let American vehicles surpass Japanese models to rank secon... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court strikes down 'triple talaq': What the judges said

Supreme Court strikes down 'triple talaq': What the judges said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday led the party in welcoming the SC's verdict on triple talaq even as AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi maintained that implementing the judgment would prove to be an "herculean task". However, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board has opposed the decision saying that it is a religious matter and courts can not give their verdict on it. [Full Article...]

Ecstasy tablets with Donald Trump likeness seized in Germany

Ecstasy tablets with Donald Trump likeness seized in Germany Officers said they found about 5,000 of the orange, Trump-shaped ecstasy tablets along with a large, but unspecified quantity of cash. Around 9 p.m. Police said the pair had been driving from Amsterdam, where the drugs are believed to have been produced, to Hanover. Officers add that they also found a large amount of cash in the auto, which was confiscated and towed. [Full Article...]

University taking precautions for Tuesday Trump rally in downtown Phoenix

University taking precautions for Tuesday Trump rally in downtown Phoenix But people have "to be civil, respectful and peaceful". Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton asked the President to delay his trip, in light of the violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Va., but the request was disregarded. Rep. Trent Franks, a far-right conservative representing a Maricopa County district just northwest of Phoenix , says he's pulling for Trump to pardon the former sheriff . [Full Article...]

1 in 10 say it's acceptable to hold neo-Nazi views

1 in 10 say it's acceptable to hold neo-Nazi views Chris Christie said Monday that President Donald Trump's racially fraught comments about "both sides" being to blame for a deadly neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, were "a mistake". The numbers were largely unchanged from an ABC News/Washington Post poll in July conducted prior to the Charlottesville rally. -Men are much more likely than women to back Trump: 44 percent of men ... [Full Article...]

North Korean missile fears for Guam stoked in new propaganda video

North Korean missile fears for Guam stoked in new propaganda video Adm. Harry Harris , chief of the Pacific Command (PACOM), said it's more effective to use diplomacy, not military action that may involve a preemptive strike against Pyongyang , according to a press pool report . The United States and South Korea have a long history of cooperation in the sphere of defense that goes back to the Korean War in the 1950s. "Moreover, high-ranking bosses of the U... [Full Article...]

Thunderstorms Possible Tuesday Evening

Thunderstorms Possible Tuesday Evening A watch means that the conditions are right for the storms to develop not that one has been spotted. Stay weather aware this afternoon! As always, your necn Early Warning Weather Team will continue to provide radar analysis, street-level forecasts , critical information to save life and property, and suggested actions through our continuing coverage. [Full Article...]

Bank services hit across country as staff go on strike

Bank services hit across country as staff go on strike The unions chose to go ahead with the strike after conciliatory talks between the unions and Indian Banks' Association called by the chief labour commissioner and the Department of Financial Services on Friday failed to resolve the issues. [Full Article...]

BJP landslide in Mira Bhayander Municipal elections; Shiv Sena, Congress routed

BJP landslide in Mira Bhayander Municipal elections; Shiv Sena, Congress routed The voting was held for 94 seats, out of 95. The Shiv Sena , which was in an alliance with the BJP prior to the election but contested on its own, increased its tally from 14 to 22 seats. While Shelar shied away from mentioning the name, BJP MP Kirit Somaiya went full throttle at the Shiv Sena. BJP had fielded 90 candidates while its ally RPI (Athawale group) had put four candidates. [Full Article...]

Auburn narrowly outside top 10 in preseason AP poll

Auburn narrowly outside top 10 in preseason AP poll State 26, Northwestern 25, Pittsburgh 23, OR 21, Houston 19, Colorado 18, UCLA 9, San Diego State 9, BYU 5, BYU 4, Nebraska 4, Tulsa 4, Kentucky 3, Texas A&M 3, Michigan State 1. 9 Wisconsin lead the Cowboys while MI closely trails at No. 11. Despite the Longhorns having a bad year in 2016 (losing to KU was the cherry on top of that cake), they always get national appeal simply because they're the... [Full Article...]

Drivers warned as tail end of Hurricane Gert batters Scotland

Drivers warned as tail end of Hurricane Gert batters Scotland Monday could be the hottest day of the year if temperatures hit 26C or 27C on Monday, Met Office said. Met Éireann also has a Status Yellow warning in place for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim and Sligo which ends at 4pm tomorrow. "Some heavy, possibly thundery bursts will occur locally, especially over parts of Connacht and Ulster" are forecast for tonight. Temperatures in those regions will likel... [Full Article...]

Big Ben's Bongs Fall Silent

Big Ben's Bongs Fall Silent If it is silenced for four years, it will be the longest period Big Ben has remained quiet after 157 years of nearly unbroken service. Mr Pound had hoped to have been joined by at least 20 "like-minded traditionalists" to witness the halting of the bongs but just a few watched from the grounds. [Full Article...]

Hearn, Fritsch have tough end to PGA Tour season

Hearn, Fritsch have tough end to PGA Tour season Ollie Schniederjans was second after his final-round 64, with birdies on Nos. Playing for the first time at the Wyndham, Stenson has adapted well to the fast greens. "There's a comfort here that I feel like I don't have at a lot of places". On a dramatic final day, Rory Sabbatini and Martin Flores did enough to retain their playing privileges for 2018 by sneaking into the top 125 who now go fo... [Full Article...]

Cloud cover could affect West Michigan's view of the solar eclipse

Cloud cover could affect West Michigan's view of the solar eclipse In St. Joseph, MO., a popular place to view the eclipse because of its location in the path of totality, there is a chance of rain and thunderstorms, although predicted for mostly after 2:00 p.m. The shadows will be interesting, Adams said. Tonight|Mostly cloudy skies early. As long as the clouds are not too thick, "the temperature should drop a bit too", according to Beatty. [Full Article...]


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