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USA Twins top Tigers 6-3 with big 6th inning
Author: 0 Twins top Tigers 6-3 with big 6th inning

Early on it looked as if Detroit was going to send Minnesota to their 5th straight loss. The Tigers, who at one point were 7-3 to start the season, now find themselves back at.500. He lasted just 1 2/3 innings in his first start, but gave up just one run in five innings the next time out. He made his major league debut on April 13 and pitched a scoreless inning before he was optioned back to Triple-A.

USA Missouri auditor issues subpoena to revenue department
Author: 0 Missouri auditor issues subpoena to revenue department

Letters show that while the Revenue Department initially pushed back against some of Galloway's requests, it appears to have relented on many records. The subpoena set an April 28 deadline. Furthermore, she says Governor Greitens' office, which oversees the Department of Revenue, directed the department not to release the information and she says it's not the first time her office has faced this problem during the current administration.

USA Brownback signs bills plugging budget gap, uncorking beer sales
Author: 0 Brownback signs bills plugging budget gap, uncorking beer sales

She spoke on behalf of a Dillons grocery store in Lawrence, about the benefit of Gov. Brownback signing the bill into law. Standard liquor stores will still sell beer, wine and hard liquor. "When their wife goes to the grocery store to buy the weekly groceries, I'm going to lose that beer". Expanding the retail market for beer sales will create more options and better pricing for residents.

USA New England Patriots Fire Back at NY Times Over White House Photo
Author: 0 New England Patriots Fire Back at NY Times Over White House Photo

The tweet quickly went viral with tens of thousands of retweets and "likes". However, on Wednesday night, the Patriots responded to the tweet, saying the side-by-side photos "lack context". If tradition holds, Trump will likely get a Patriots jersey with his name on the back of it. According to The Boston Globe , 34 Patriots players were at the White House to visit with Trump .

USA Justice Dept. tells 9 sanctuary cities grant money at risk
Author: 0 Justice Dept. tells 9 sanctuary cities grant money at risk

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio responded to President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, challenging them to "look our police officers in the eye" after a report the Justice Department issued Friday describing the city as "soft on crime".

USA In an unexpected twist, Bill Maher defends Ann Coulter's right to speak
Author: 0 In an unexpected twist, Bill Maher defends Ann Coulter's right to speak

Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof said that moving the date and time of Coulter's speech was a matter of student security. She and the student group that invited her have now obtained a lawyer , according to The Washington Post. University of California, Berkeley officials are standing their ground. It's unknown where in Berkeley she will appear and whether it will be on campus.

USA Obama appointed Indian-American surgeon general asked to step down
Author: 0 Obama appointed Indian-American surgeon general asked to step down

Admiral Trent-Adams may be the first surgeon general who is not a doctor. Murthy, who will now continue as a member of the Commissioned Corps, has been replaced by Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams. In addition to her duties as deputy Surgeon General, Trent-Adams also served as the chief nurse officer of the U.S. Public Health Service from November 2013 through May 2016.

USA Rumor Central: Could Celtics come calling for Carmelo Anthony?
Author: 0 Rumor Central: Could Celtics come calling for Carmelo Anthony?

Presumably, the assumption is that the Celtics wouldn't make a deal for Anthony until acquiring Hayward or Griffin was off the table. The Celtics would likely have to renounce the expiring contracts of Amir Johnson (US$12 million), Tyler Zeller (US$8 million), Jonas Jerebko (US$5 million) and Gerald Green (US$1.4 million) to create cap room for Anthony.

USA Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley's bid to reschedule speech
Author: 0 Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley's bid to reschedule speech

Officials did not announce a venue for Coulter's speech, but university spokesman Dan Mogulof said it would be "somewhere on campus property" and that details will be announced when they are worked out with Coulter and the Berkeley College Republicans, the group that, along with BridgeUSA, invited her .

USA Amber Alert Issued For Mom and Children
Author: 0 Amber Alert Issued For Mom and Children

The children's mom, Sarah Jane Lewis, who was reported to have taken the children, was found with them. The children, 2-month-old Maxwell Keener and 20-month-old Adelyn Keener were found with their mother in Pineville, Arkansas. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Lewis and the two children are asked to call the Delaware County Sheriff's Office at 918-253-4531. She has a history of incarceration on drug-related charges and is believed to use methamphetamine in the presence of her ...

USA South Korea on heightened alert as isolated North readies for army celebration
Author: 0 South Korea on heightened alert as isolated North readies for army celebration

The row between Russian Federation and the United States came ahead of a Security Council ministerial meeting next week on North Korea that will be chaired by US Secretary of States Rex Tillerson. "I can see that the U.S. is also emphasizing and reaffirming their willingness for a political and diplomatic solution". Such statements by the 15-member council have to be agreed by consensus.

Author: 0 Missing 15-year-old Tennessee girl Elizabeth Thomas found safe

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is preparing for a news conference this afternoon after reporting that Maury County teacher Tad Cummins, 51, and his 15-year-old student, Elizabeth Thomas had been located in the remote mountains of Northern California.

USA Arkansas executes first murderer since 2005
Author: 0 Arkansas executes first murderer since 2005

Initially, Arkansas had meant to put Lee and seven other men to death in the span of just 11 days, racing against the clock of the expiration of one of the drugs in the state's chemical execution cocktail. Arkansas has executed Ledell Lee in the U.S. state's first use of the death penalty in 12 years. Lee told the BBC's Aleem Maqbool in a recent interview that he was innocent, and death row was like a "living nightmare".

Author: 0 Charity Worker Freed in Egypt Meets Trump

Hijazi, who has dual citizenship in Egypt and the United States, met with President Donald Trump Friday. The 30-year-old aid worker was held in a Cairo prison for roughly three years on charges of assault, torture and trafficking - claims human rights groups called unfounded - before Mr.

USA Seattle police officers shot; one suspect dead
Author: 0 Seattle police officers shot; one suspect dead

Medics took them to Harborview Medical Center. Local and federal law enforcement officials gather near the scene of a shooting involving several police officers in downtown Seattle , Thursday, April 20, 2017 . One of the three suspects died after exchanging gunfire with officers, police said. Brad Clough, who works at a bicycle fix shop in the area, said he heard sirens and saw at least several dozen police officers converge on the scene.

USA Lawyer tells rape trial jury women are 'good' at lying
Author: 0 Lawyer tells rape trial jury women are 'good' at lying

People can be very good at lying", "Women can be especially good at it because they're the weaker sex... Memphis Area Women's Council executive director Deborah Clubb calls Farese's comments "absolutely despicable". "There is always a reason behind a lie", Farese tells the jury of 11 women and three men, according to video obtained by the Commercial Appeal . "[My job] is not to care if anybody gets offended", Farese said.

USA Undercover 420 operations underway in Wyoming, Minnesota
Author: 0 Undercover 420 operations underway in Wyoming, Minnesota

They even threw in a couple of video games to distract attention away from the officer lurking nearby with a butterfly net. As of 10 a.m. Thursday the post had been retweeted more than 22,000 times and gathered more than 30,000 likes. Outrageous tweets are nothing new for the Wyoming Police Department. The Wyoming Police later tweeted that it is attempting to use humor to bring attention to substance abuse issues.

Author: 0 Syrian aircraft moved from base struck by USA missiles

Asked by CNN whether its evidence amounted to proof that the Syrian regime carried out the attack, the OPCW said that it was still investigating the incident. Ayrault said of the April 4 attack in Khan Sheikhun: 'We have elements that will allow us to show that the regime knowingly used chemical weapons. The assessment was confirmed by two other Israeli defense officials.

USA North Korea: Mike Pence says 'time for failed dialogue is over'
Author: 0 North Korea: Mike Pence says 'time for failed dialogue is over'

Ms Lee, 37, said Kim's display of power over the weapons was meant to tell the United States he is ready to fight. "To him, North Korea is a game he has to win to prove might over the Chinese". North Korea is now the most militarised nation in the world, and added nuclear weapons to its military arsenal in the last decade. USA officials said there was a higher-than-usual level of activity by Chinese bombers, signaling a possible heightened state of readiness by Beijing, reclusive ...

USA Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure

She blasted the Trump administration for choosing Senator Mark Green , a transgender critic, to replace Army Secretary Eric Fanning , who was the first openly gay man to hold the position. 'We've learned something important, ' Clinton said. The crowd greeted her remarks to raucous applause. "When government authorities were confronted with these reports , their response was chilling", Clinton said in her speech.

Author: 0 Supreme Court Clears Way for Arkansas Execution

Kissel). Arkansas had planned to execute eight inmates in 11 days, the most of any state in as short a period since the US Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. Williams is obese and diabetic. In addition to the pending federal appeals, however, a state trial court judge, Circuit Judge Alice Gray, issued a temporary restraining order on Wednesday preventing the state from using the vecuronium bromide it purchased from McKesson Medical-Surgical in its executions.

Author: 0 FBI takes custody of teacher accused of kidnapping Tennessee girl

The teen's mother, Kimberly Thomas, was arrested a year ago and charged with child abuse and neglect. "All we know is that she is healthy and unharmed". William Tolley, 42, was on the roof of the apartment building during a fire that started in a second floor apartment just before 2:30 p.m. when he fell, according to Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro.

Author: 0 The woman who broke marathon's gender barrier

It's been 50 years since the first woman completed the 26.2 mile journey from Hopkinton to Boylton St. She founded the women's running club 261 Fearless , named after her 1967 Boston Marathon number. Although no American woman has won Boston since 1985, Linden believes the drought will be over soon. She was a Syracuse University student when she entered the marathon in 1967 under the name K.V.

USA 'Charging Bull' artist wants 'Fearless Girl' out of the way
Author: 0 'Charging Bull' artist wants 'Fearless Girl' out of the way

Artist Arturo Di Modica (dee MOH'-dih-kuh) says it changed his bull into something negative. Lawyer Siegel demanded the removal of the Fearless Girl, saying due process was not followed by city officials while granting permission to install the statue, the BBC reported.

USA Prosecutors likely to toss thousands of tainted drug cases
Author: 0 Prosecutors likely to toss thousands of tainted drug cases

The ACLU, the state public defender's office and private attorneys have urged mass dismissal for years. "The dismissal of thousands of tainted drug lab cases rightly puts justice over results", said Martin Healy, the Massachusetts Bar Association's chief legal counsel.

USA U.S. says Iran could become another North Korea if left 'unchecked'
Author: 0 U.S. says Iran could become another North Korea if left 'unchecked'

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday called the Obama-led Iran nuclear deal a failure and said that if Tehran remained "unchecked", then it could become another North Korea. Tillerson's certification prompted Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to say on April 20 that "worn-out USA accusations can't mask its admission of Iran's compliance" with the nuclear deal.

USA Gorsuch's First Known Decision Clears Way for Arkansas Execution
Author: 0 Gorsuch's First Known Decision Clears Way for Arkansas Execution

Anti-death penalty supporter Randy Gardner, right, embraces Abraham Bonowitz, left, after they read on his phone the 11:45 p.m., decision to halt the execution in their taped off "protest cor". The Arkansas Supreme Court also refused to vacate the stay of execution that was ordered for inmate Stacey Johnson . "Among all the companies we've met and spoken to recently not one has brought up anything related to the state's executions", he said.

USA Court Rulings Block 2 Scheduled Executions Today In Arkansas
Author: 0 Court Rulings Block 2 Scheduled Executions Today In Arkansas

The court denied an appeal from Ledell Lee, the other inmate scheduled for execution on Thursday - but his execution, along with all the others on the calendar, is still blocked by a second court ruling. The supplier McKesson Corp. has said it sold Arkansas the drug for use in inmate health care, not executions. Before the High Court turned to its normal business, Chief Justice John Roberts took a moment to welcome Gorsuch "as the 101st associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United ...

USA Jackie Robinson statue unveiled at Dodger Stadium
Author: 0 Jackie Robinson statue unveiled at Dodger Stadium

Robinson would also look to the front offices and he would be saddened. And this is all because of what Jackie was able to do on April 15, 1947 . He stood up against the institutionalized hatred of the Jim Crow era to open the major leagues to African-Americans and soften the heart of a nation steeped in racism.

USA Trump already making life very hard for Republicans trying to win elections
Author: 0 Trump already making life very hard for Republicans trying to win elections

In response, Republicans made last-minute efforts to campaign for Estes. "A win is a win but this should have been relatively simple and it wasn't". Democrats and other Trump critics in Kansas rallied around Thompson in hopes of dealing the White House a staggering defeat in its first months. Republicans are defending four GOP-leaning seats - the Kansas seat plus Georgia, Montana and SC - while Democrats are protecting a seat in a liberal California district.

USA PA Senate Committee to Vote on Guns in Schools
Author: 0 PA Senate Committee to Vote on Guns in Schools

This proposal would keep the state's Robin Hood system, which requires districts that collect more property tax revenue to subsidize those that collect less. Sekel said the group wasn't planning to have to rally at the legislature, but they haven't received any feedback through traditional methods such as emails and phone calls.

USA Father of Tennessee girl says he is overjoyed
Author: 0 Father of Tennessee girl says he is overjoyed

Thursday, April 20, 2017: Authorities found Thomas safe in northern California . Cummins and Thomas had been in the cabin for about a week. The U.S. "They were going to try and contain him but thought, 'Naw, he's supposed to be armed and risky.'" Cummins was on Tennessee's 10 Most Wanted list. Authorities were escorting the girl back to Tennessee on Friday, her family said.

USA Government Shutdown Looms as Trump Demands Funds for His Border Wall
Author: 0 Government Shutdown Looms as Trump Demands Funds for His Border Wall

Spokesmen for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi have said combining health care with infrastructure won't work because Democrats won't support cutting the Affordable Care Act-and Republicans won't back a bill that doesn't limit Obamacare.

USA Eagles 2017 Schedule: Games Leaking Before Official Release
Author: 0 Eagles 2017 Schedule: Games Leaking Before Official Release

That is often a division game. The Rams get their second divisional opponent in Week 5 against the Seattle Seahawks on October 8 back at the Los Angeles Coliseum. In addition, the Rams and Chargers will play a preseason game at the LA Memorial Coliseum on August 26. The Cardinals have four of their final six games at home , compared to previous year when they had five of the final seven on the road.

Author: 0 GRAPHIC: Federal complaint on Tad Cummins' alleged sex crimes

TBI stressed how this case truly shows just how one tip can make a difference. Barry said Cummins told him they had lost everything in a fire in Colorado and needed a place to stay. He is now a caretaker of a forested northern California property, which includes a gas station and Frisbee golf course and at least two small cabins.

Author: 0 CORRECTED: Seven migrants confirmed dead in Mediterranean rescue

Over 2,000 people were saved on Friday and 3,000 on Saturday, the Italian Coast Guard said . Doctors without Borders (MSF) said its rescue boats Prudence and Aquarius had rescued about 1,000 people during Friday's operations, during which one migrant is believed to have died.

Author: 0 Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested

Culleoka is about 100km south of Nashville near the Alabama state line. "(Thomas) advised that Cummins possibly held both of her hands around the wrist area and may have been close to her face at the time, telling her she needed to calm down".