NLDS 2017 Schedule: Chicago Cubs vs

It seems like a bit of a slow drag as fans wait for the title defense begin since there is almost a five-day gap between the season finale against the Reds and the first game of the National League Division Series in Washington . This year, the ... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Cummings seeks answers from Kushner, Ivanka on transferred email accounts
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Cummings seeks answers from Kushner, Ivanka on transferred email accounts

Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA) and Ted Lieu (D-CA) urged White House counsel Don McGahn to limit the president's daughter and son-in-law's access to the most classified information amid a widening ethics scandal invo...More..

MA preparing for influx of evacuees from Puerto Rico
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

MA preparing for influx of evacuees from Puerto Rico

Local lawmakers are preparing for Puerto Rico evacuees coming to MA, including helping them find places to stay. Dozens of MA police officers will go to Puerto Rico to assist with recovery efforts after Hur...More..

Arrest of USA consulate staff in Turkey sours bilateral ties
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Arrest of USA consulate staff in Turkey sours bilateral ties

Authorities have determined "intense phone conversations" of Topuz with Adil Oksuz, one of the key suspects of July 15 coup attempts, and his colleagues, Turkey's Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin said in...More..

Gauri Lankesh named for Anna Politkovskaya Award
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Gauri Lankesh named for Anna Politkovskaya Award

The award marks the 11th anniversary of the killing of Politkovskaya, a Russian investigative reporter and activist who uncovered state corruption and rights abuses, especially in Chechnya. He further added abo...More..

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd invested in 6,300 shares. Comparatively, CEI's free cash flow per share was -0.09. California Employees Retirement Systems owns 0.01% invested in Atwood Oceani...More..

PNP lifts gun ban as Duterte halts barangay, SK polls
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

PNP lifts gun ban as Duterte halts barangay, SK polls

Signed by the President on October 2, less than a month before the originally scheduled October 23 polls, Republic Act 10952 resets the barangay and SK elections to the second Monday of May 2018 (May 14). Con...More..

Robert Lewandowski Becomes Poland's All-Time Top Scorer In Sublime Fashion
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Robert Lewandowski Becomes Poland's All-Time Top Scorer In Sublime Fashion

Poland has been one of the best teams in these UEFA World Cup qualifiers, now topping Group E with 19 points. Armenia has already been mathematically eliminated from making the 2018 FIFA World Cup, now in ...More..

Large Budget Proposed for Mexico-US Border Wall
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Large Budget Proposed for Mexico-US Border Wall

John Cornyn, R-Texas, are expected to be combined with legislation to resolve the legal status of immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and shielded from deportation under the Deferred Action ...More..

Many speak out on gun violence following Las Vegas shooting
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Many speak out on gun violence following Las Vegas shooting

Many in the U.S., including Hillary Clinton , have already called on Amercians to stand up to the NRA . People are claiming it's too soon. Sen. More than 50 people were killed, according to Las Vegas aut...More..

U.S. is still trading with North Korea despite sanctions
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

U.S. is still trading with North Korea despite sanctions

For example, according to a new report by the Associated Press , American consumers may be purchasing seafood at grocery stores and in restaurants that was prepared by North Korean workers based in China. Fo...More..

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) Sees Price Decrease - Down by 5.29%
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) Sees Price Decrease - Down by 5.29%

Republic Services, Inc . now has a P/E ratio of 32.36 and market cap is 21.23B. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.02%. State Street has 0% invested in MacroGenics Inc (NAS...More..

GOP budgets to permit first steps on tax overhauls
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

GOP budgets to permit first steps on tax overhauls

While Republicans have a bigger majority in the House than in the Senate, the political map favors the Senate GOP in 2018. The 2018 House GOP budget calls for more than $5 trillion in spending cuts over the...More..

NFL And Players Association Met To Discuss Social Activism
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

NFL And Players Association Met To Discuss Social Activism

Kneeling is to be in or assume a position in which the body is supported by a knee or the knees, as when praying or showing submission. They learn that they live in a country where freedom of speech, freedom of...More..

European Commission takes Ireland to court over unclaimed Apple taxes
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

European Commission takes Ireland to court over unclaimed Apple taxes

After a two-year investigation, the European Commission declared in August 2016 that tax arrangements between Apple and Ireland, originally established in 1991, allowed the company to pay "substantially les...More..

Trump Administration Seeks $29B in Hurricane Disaster Relief Funds
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Trump Administration Seeks $29B in Hurricane Disaster Relief Funds

Congress after hurricanes hit Puerto Rico , Texas and Florida, a White House official said on Tuesday. The aid request includes $12.8 billion in new funds to help storm victims and $16 billion to defray ...More..

Egypt's El-Sisi Caught Buying Grenades from North Korea's Kim Jong Un
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Egypt's El-Sisi Caught Buying Grenades from North Korea's Kim Jong Un

The United Nations has imposed eight series of wide-ranging sanctions on North Korea since it first tested a nuclear device in 2006. The arms deal between Cairo and Pyongyang took place despite relations be...More..

Trump To Announce Intent Next Week To Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Trump To Announce Intent Next Week To Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump faces an October 15 deadline to report to Congress on whether Iran is complying with the agreement and whether he judges the deal to be in the U.S. Trump's previous rhetoric (on the campaign trail, in fro...More..

by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Russian hackers allegedly used popular antivirus software to steal NSA secrets

At least three other contractors - Reality Winner , Hal Martin and Edward Snowden - also have been accused of hoarding or releasing NSA's secrets. "The risk that the Russian government, whether acting on it...More..

GOP Rep. Tim Murphy retiring following report of affair
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

GOP Rep. Tim Murphy retiring following report of affair

In a statement to Pittsburgh CBS affiliate KDKA, Murphy said that he would not seek reelection in 2018 and would instead spend his remaining time in Congress working on mental health care reform. Murphy ad...More..

Girlfriend of gunman behind Las Vegas shooting arrives in US
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Girlfriend of gunman behind Las Vegas shooting arrives in US

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents met her plane from Manila at Los Angeles International Airport and took her away for questioning, two USA officials briefed on the case told Reuters . Through her lawyer,...More..

Top Democrat: It's Time For Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer To Step Aside
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Top Democrat: It's Time For Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer To Step Aside

Chuck Schumer-to step down from their roles as leaders in Congress. "I would like to see that change", she said. "And I think it's time", she said. "I think what you're seeing reflected here is a real, deep f...More..

Minister Flanagan Pays Tribute To Former Taoiseach Cosgrave
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Minister Flanagan Pays Tribute To Former Taoiseach Cosgrave

He embarked on his political career after qualifying as a barrister, won his first Dáil seat in 1943 and was re-elected in ten subsequent general elections. "Throughout all those years he showed real grit, resi...More..

Railway hotel tender case: Lalu Yadav to appear before CBI today
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Railway hotel tender case: Lalu Yadav to appear before CBI today

The CBI has registered the case against Lalu, his wife Rabri Devi, a former Bihar chief minister, son Tejashwi, who was deputy CM until a few months ago, and Sarla Gupta, wife of Prem Chand Gupta, a former un...More..

Las Vegas PD: Paddock spent decades acquiring ammo, lived secret life
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Las Vegas PD: Paddock spent decades acquiring ammo, lived secret life

Sullivan, the general manager of Guns & Guitars, Inc. Reports say more than 22,000 people were in attendance at the concert staged as part of activities for the Route 91 country festival on the popular L...More..

Footage Shows Vegas Gunman's Room in 2016
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Footage Shows Vegas Gunman's Room in 2016

Las Vegas shooting suspect Stephen Craig Paddock's father was a notorious bank robber who tried to run down an FBI agent with his auto in Las Vegas in 1960 and was on the agency's most wanted list after es...More..

Sessions reverses DOJ policy on transgender employee protections
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Sessions reverses DOJ policy on transgender employee protections

Multiple federal district and appeals courts have concluded that Title VII does indeed protect transgender working people from discrimination. The Trump administration is continuing its attack on civil rights...More..

Las Vegas Shooting: What We Know About Marilou Danley
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Las Vegas Shooting: What We Know About Marilou Danley

Stephen Paddock , a reputed heavy gambler, allegedly wired almost $100,000 to the Philippines prior to the shooting in which he took his own life . Danley, 62, returned to the United States Tuesday for quest...More..

by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

ALDS Series Predictions: Will Indians roll past Yankees? 10/4/17

It really is going to come down to execution of pitches and defense and putting a good swing on a baseball. These teams have met in the World Series 11 times, with the Yankees winning eight - but they'v...More..

Australia on United States gun laws: 'What we can offer is our experience'
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Australia on United States gun laws: 'What we can offer is our experience'

The UK held a public inquiry into the shooting, which resulted in 28 recommendations to tighten gun control legislation, many of them centered around improving the licensing system. In the first two months almo...More..