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Red Sox place third baseman Sandoval on DL

Red Sox place third baseman Sandoval on DL The Red Sox have been noticeably stronger at home this season than they have been on the road, boasting a 7-2 record at Fenway Park and a 4-6 record on the road per the OddsShark MLB Database . They won eight of the 10 played at Fenway, and Porcello went 2-1 in three starts against NY overall with a 2.05 ERA. The weather forecast in Boston is pretty bad - it's supposed to rain nonstop from no... [Full Article...]

Trump at 100 Days: 'It's a Different Kind of Presidency'

The rally comes on the 100th day of Trump's presidency, a key yardstick by which presidents are historically judged on their legislative achievements. That day, the program will broadcast live from the White House. This will be Trump's fourth campaign rally since taking office. There have been mixed reviews of Trump's first 100 days and he has received some criticism for Congress' inability to... [Full Article...]

Gorsuch thanks Trump as he takes oath as Supreme Court justice

Gorsuch thanks Trump as he takes oath as Supreme Court justice A Gorsuch vote on the Trump order thus could turn out to be crucial. On Monday morning, Neil M. Gorsuch was sworn in as the ninth justice of the United States Supreme Court . The U.S. Supreme Court could also take up a gun rights case out of San Diego in which the plaintiff argues the Second Amendment allows people to carry guns openly outside of their home, as well as a voter rights case i... [Full Article...]

Sec. Kelly: Trump will 'be insistent' on funding border wall

Mulvaney accused Democrats of being obstructionists on the funding and holding national security hostage. Watch the full interview above, via Fox. During Bill Clinton's administration, there were two full government shutdowns during 1995 and 1996 as politicians squabbled over the U.S. [Full Article...]

For second time this week, Trump jabs at Canada over trade

U.S. President Donald Trump directly attacked Canada yesterday specifically taking aim at the dairy industry's supply-management system . "When we renegotiate NAFTA, an agreement I opposed, we should make topic #1 enforcing existing trade commitments‎ to reverse these restrictive dairy pricing policies". [Full Article...]

Arkansas inmates try variety of arguments to avoid death

An Arkansas inmate scheduled to die Thursday night is asking the state's Supreme Court to block his execution so he can pursue additional DNA testing to prove his claims of innocence. Ward (60) and Davis (55) were being held in cells near the state's death chamber and their execution warrants expired at midnight (0500 GMT Tuesday). [Full Article...]

Trump won't say if he'll sign funding bill without border wall money

The White House is expected to address another Trump campaign promise this week with a Wednesday announcement (Thursday, NZ time) on tax reform that Mulvaney said would offer "governing principles, some guidance, also some indication of what the rates will be". [Full Article...]

Food City 500 Cup Series postponed until Monday

Food City 500 Cup Series postponed until Monday Come Saturday, rain made a decision to do its usual dance once again, causing the Xfinity race to be delayed during the action, but eventually clearing out enough to get the race to its conclusion, with Erik Jones taking the victory. The.533-mile track does have lights, but the forecast calls for a 90 percent chance of rain through the afternoon and a 100 percent chance Sunday night. [Full Article...]

San Francisco power outage snarls traffic shuts rail station

San Francisco power outage snarls traffic shuts rail station Jim Allison, a spokesman for the Bay Area Rapid Transit system, said the outage forced the evacuation of its Montgomery Street station and riders were directed to neighboring stations. Mon Alicia took to twitter to comment: "I always thought The Big One would throw San Francisco into mass chaos". The city's iconic cable cars were taken out of service as a precaution since streetlights were not... [Full Article...]

Gorsuch dives into the fray at first Supreme Court arguments

Gorsuch and his wife Louise have two children. It takes the votes of four justices to agree to hear a case; the speculation is that some of the cases still in the queue need one more vote to get the four needed for review. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit? Katyal, who served as acting solicitor general in Democratic former President Barack Obama's Justice Department, represented the to... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says Iran isn't meeting 'spirit' of 2015 nuclear deal

In the redesign, the heavy water reactor will be reconfigured so it can not yield fissile plutonium usable in a nuclear bomb. It was a bad agreement. "The signing of this contract will create good conditions for substantively starting the redesign project", Lu said. [Full Article...]

Cincinnati teen killed during hammer throw at track meet

Cincinnati teen killed during hammer throw at track meet Word of the accident spread quickly across campus, where students have been gathering to worship, pray and grieve. "We're having a really hard time saying goodbye and letting go", said his father, the Rev. The hammer throw is a field event that involves a metal ball (16 pounds for men, 9 pounds for women) attached to a steel wire. He had just transferred to the liberal arts college, which is near ... [Full Article...]

More Americans Than Ever Want Marijuana Legalized

No group supports enforcement in states where marijuana is legal. But according to the poll, of those who have tried marijuana, 65 percent were parents. In addition, more people say they have tried marijuana than before, with half of Americans saying they've used the drug at least once. Linda Harvey, who attended a Wednesday meeting on the issue with about 20 other residents, said she thought th... [Full Article...]

Sanders headlining event aimed at boosting Democrats

Bernie Sanders gets a rock star's welcome after speaking at a Miami rally on Wednesday night. "Tonight, DNC Chair Tom Perez and self-proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders brought their unhinged, profanity-laced roadshow to Louisville", said Chairwoman McDaniel. [Full Article...]

Sessions: We'll fund the wall 'one way or the other'

Sessions: We'll fund the wall 'one way or the other' Despite maintaining that Mexico will pay, Trump also blamed opposition Democrats for blocking U.S. funding to start construction of the wall project. After years of Republican obstructionism under Democratic President Barack Obama, Trump Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday that it was the Democrats who are guilty of "stunning" obstructionism because they will not negotiate on a bill t... [Full Article...]

Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series

Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series It looked like Boston was going to absolutely destroy Chicago in this one. They found another gear in Chicago. "Let me say this: Isaiah Thomas is a helluva player". "When you're allowed to discontinue your dribble on every possession he's impossible to guard", Hoiberg said. That hand injury, thought, is what put him on the bench in the first place which put him on the bench in the first place. [Full Article...]

Russia: Talks with U.S. won't lead to immediate action

The vote is scheduled for 3 pm (1900 GMT) and comes as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Moscow to pressure Russian Federation to reconsider its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The draft resolution expresses "horror" at the reported use of chemical weapons in Khan Sheikhun and condemns the alleged attack on April 4. Russian Federation has alleged that the victims were killed ... [Full Article...]

Sanders urges party to go beyond comfort zone

Senator Bernie Sanders and Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez are the headliners. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Friday, March 31, 2017 file photo, Sen. His political action committee decided against endorsing 30-year-old Georgia Democrat Jonathan Ossoff , a former congressional staffer who qualified Tuesday for a June 20 runoff House election after raising more tha... [Full Article...]

American Airlines flight attendant suspended after confrontation with passenger

According to witnesses, the flight attendant then hit the woman in the head with the stroller. Sure, you get to travel and meet new people, but the pay isn't great and passengers can be awful. "You don't know what the story is". The woman had twins, Scott said, and may have brought a double stroller onto the plane. The flight attendant responds with "Hit me". [Full Article...]

Bill O'Reilly ousted from Fox News amid harassment allegations

Bill O'Reilly ousted from Fox News amid harassment allegations But after the New York Times report, advertisers including BMW of North America, Allstate Corp, French pharmaceuticals maker Sanofi SA and T. Rowe Price, pulled their advertising from O'Reilly's primetime The O'Reilly Factor show. Perino closed Wednesday's show saying: "It is the end of an era here at Fox News Channel". The sexual harassment charges against Bill O'Reilly aren't new. [Full Article...]


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