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Mariners, Astros eyeing playoffs as they meet on opening day

Slugger Carlos Beltran, who played with the Astros before, is expected to add more power to the line-up that also includes Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve, Brian M...


Gender wage gap taking a punishing toll on Alabama women

And in four states - Louisiana, North Dakota, Utah and Wyoming - pay equity wouldn't happen until well into the next century. Democrats and the Edwards admini...


Hotel carbon monoxide leak kills child, hospitalizes others

This weekends fatality at a hotel pool shows it can happen in nearly any enclosed space that isn't properly ventilated. Lakeland Hospital said four law enforcem...


Destruction of Cyclone Debbie Becomes Clear as Day Breaks in Australia

Cyclone Debbie hit as a category four storm in the north of tropical Queensland state Tuesday, smashing tourist resorts, bringing down power lines, flattening ...


'Stop calling 911' order wasn't made to killing victim, say Florida police

A woman who was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend was told by the police the same night to "stop calling 911". "It's the second time she's done it". Herring's...


Panera Bread exploring sale

So far, the sources say that potential suitors include Starbucks , Domino's , and JAB Holdings, the company behind Krispy Kreme, Caribou Coffee, Peet's Coffee...


States sue over delay of energy efficiency rules under Trump

The states filed a petition with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to review the Administration's delay of the ceiling fan standards, and they ...


Nifty ends at record closing high, rupee highest in over 18 months

Foreign institutional investors (FIIs ) were net buyers in the equity segment worth Rs 5.34 billion on both BSE, NSE and MCX-SX on April 3, as per provisional d...


SBI unfolds as one bank post-merger

As per the merger scheme, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur shareholders were given 28 shares of State Bank of India for every ten shares of SBJJ they held, while ...


Billionaire banker, philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101

Rockefeller was at the head of a sprawling network of family interests, both business and philanthropic, that range from environmental conservation to the arts....


The best Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus accessories and cases

Most likely it's something we'll try out but ultimately turn off. The company noted that the handset comes with a fingerprint reader on the back to complement i...


NCAA Championship a matchup for big men

Both teams have had incredible seasons, and while they had to rally back to win in the national semifinal, they are the two best teams in college basketball ...


Democrats Have The Votes To Filibuster Gorsuch And Force 'Nuclear' Senate Showdown

But that Democratic success was virtually certain to be a short-lived political victory, as Republicans vowed to change Senate rules to put Gorsuch on the court...


Excise dept seals 30 liquor shops on highway

Speaking about her Lok Sabha constituency Chandigarh, she pointed out scores of local youth got employment in five-star hotels like the Taj and the Marriott, wh...


Jess Moskaluke wins country Album of the Year at 2017 Juno Awards

The award was accepted by his son, Adam Cohen . Sarah McLachlan was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Legendary Canadian poet and bard Leonar...


Sung Kang closing in on Masters spot at Shell Houston Open

The Shell Houston Open is not one of the biggest events on the PGA Tour, but it has one of the most valuable prizes. The next thing you know, I'm four off and g...


Oil stable on falling Libyan output, but bloated U.S. market still weighs

Despite Friday's dips, crude prices remain over 4% higher than they were at the start of the three-day rally on Tuesday. Speculation OPEC will extend its deal...


Sturgeon signs letter, requests independence referendum

Northern Irish voters also opted to remain, however the Welsh and English vote to leave swung the referendum in favour of an exit for all four territories. Un...


Comcast says it will not sell customer browsing histories

The ruling means that internet providers will no longer need permission to market customers' web-browsing history. The White House had earlier said that the new...


Lavalin in talks about possible takeover of WS Atkins for $3.5 billion

SNC-Lavalin has launched a takeover approach for United Kingdom engineering company Atkins in a deal valued at around $3.5bn. It says its board is prepared to...


Donnelly Will Support Gorsuch

Joe Donnelly - announced that he will support the Gorsuch nomination, joining Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia. According to P...


Senior Chinese, US officials agree Xi-Trump meeting significant for bilateral ties

Trump's brief comments, published just days before the key meeting with Xi at Mar-a-Lago on Thursday, are the latest in a series of warnings over North Korea's ...


Donnelly supports Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court

Of course, the senator was ignoring how Republicans blocked President Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland a year ago. And Gorsuch's three days of confi...


Peripheral Manufacturer Mad Catz Files for Bankruptcy

This level of bankruptcy is strict; it involves shutting down and liquidating. Several Mad Catz products are now on sale at Mighty Ape . This decision foll...


Google, Amazon among bidders for Toshiba's memory chip business

The mass circulation Yomiuri Shimbun , Japan's top-selling daily, reported that about 10 companies, including United States tech giant Apple, made bids for t...


Rig count up 15, up 374 over a year ago

The latest Baker Hughes North American rig count increased to a total of 824 in the week ending March 31st from 809 the previous week. Gas drillers rose by five...


Early reports of damage in wake of Australia's Cyclone Debbie

Two men stranded in a boat overnight during the height of Cyclone Debbie have been rescued, Queensland Police have confirmed. The Daydream Island Resort and...


Schiff treating Flynn immunity request with 'healthy skepticism'

That RT payment and two others to companies with Russian ties - for US -based speaking engagements involving the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Government Securit...


Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Begins Test Flights

The first test aircraft is powered by the Rolls Royce Trent 1000-TEN, featuring a 75,000lb-thrust rating. The mid-sized 787-9 has captured just over half the to...


Toshiba's nuclear unit Westinghouse files for U.S. bankruptcy

The U.S. -based Westinghouse , though owned by Toshiba, has won political backing in the United States in its efforts to win contracts overseas. The company is...


Trump Executive Order May Roll Back Military's Climate Policies

For when it comes to implementing climate denial, President Trump's bark will prove to be worse than his bite. The moratorium jeopardized numerous 14,000 miners...


Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

The announcement by the State Department reversed the position of the Obama administration. President Trump announces the final approval of the Keystone XL ...


Paul Manafort To Testify On Russia As House Intel Committee Drama Continues

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Friday blasted House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) for postponing a public hearing with former Obama a...


Pence breaks Senate tie on killing family-planning grants rule

Title X funding makes up about 20% of these providers' funding-a huge amount. Republicans defended it as a way to let local officials decide where family planni...


Federal agency refuses to ban pesticide used on crops

In 2015, the EPA proposed a ban on chlorpyrifos . "We need to provide regulatory certainty to the thousands of American farms that rely on chlorpyrifos, whi...


Trump says new trade orders set stage for manufacturing revival

From now on, those who break the rules will face the consequences and there will be very severe consequences", Trump said without naming any country. On Frida...


France's Hollande tells May talks on future EU-UK relations must wait

In response, Tusk told the U.K., "We already miss you". May's six-page letter triggering two years of divorce negotiations makes 11 references to security, an...


S. Korea hails new USA sanctions on N

The passage of the Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act came eight days after the legislation was introduced. Such encounters are a break fr...


Oil prices drop on rise in United States drilling

May West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil futures are trading lower shortly before the regular session opening. OPEC's playbook now is 1) urging full compliance f...


House Intel Chairman Rejects Calls to Recuse Self From Russia Probe

That revelation led ranking Democratic committee member Rep. Adam Schiff to call for Nunes to step away from the Russian Federation investigation. Nunes, who ...


Judge: Lawsuit Accusing Trump of Inciting Violence Can Proceed

The protesters said Trump's supporters beat and shoved them in the ensuing scuffle. The footage shows Trump pointing at the protesters and saying repeatedly...


Trump walks out before signing executive orders

He told reporters that by not using the enforcement mechanism properly, Americans lose out on funds that could be used for other purposes. Donald Trump late...


Kushner retains scores of real estate holdings while in WH

Ivanka Trump, who just this week formally said she would join the West Wing after serving as an informal adviser to her father, has yet to file her own disclosu...


Ivanka Trump is making her White House job official

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka now has an office at the White House, although she will not be a government employee, an administration official told A...


Over 90K job-seekers' info hacked — McDonald's Canada

The careers page has since been shut down as investigators try to figure out who was behind it. People impacted by the hack will be contacted by letter. "McDona...


USA women on ice after possible world championship boycott

The top two seeds in Pool A earn byes to the semifinals. They used participation in the women's world championship in Plymouth, Mich ., as their hammer. And ...


Mylan Recalls 13 Lots Of EpiPen Over Potential Defect

EpiPens are used to give an emergency injection of epinephrine to treat life-threatening allergic reactions. For additional information, call Mylan at 800-796-9...


Top Democrat on House panel says he has seen controversial intel reports

Republican Rep. Devin Nunes , chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, was ushered in and out of an event in Fresno, where he spoke at a private gathering...


No sale of Bharat Stage-III vehicles from April 1 : SC

Two-wheeler market leader Hero MotoCorp today said it has "almost" sold out all of its BS-III inventory ahead of the Supreme Court imposed ban on such vehicle...


China's Manufacturing Activity Expands At Slower Pace

The pullback in March's manufacturing PMI may temper optimism over the pickup in economic growth that followed better-than-expected data over the first two mont...