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New York Yankees: The Legend of Aaron Judge Continues to Grow

He gave up one run and six hits. He struck out eight and walked two. Lugo (1-0) also contributed at the plate with a double in the third inning and scored on a two-out single by Juan Lagares to break an early tie. Judge now leads the American League in not only home runs (21), but batting average (.344), RBI (47) and runs scored (54). To some it may sound like blasphemy to mention the modern-day Yankees (whose names were little known before this season's eruption) in the same breath as ... Read More »

Jury finds Minnesota officer not guilty in shooting death of Philando Castile

Both charges have now been cleared. By Wednesday, the jurors appeared to be at an impasse, prompting the judge to reread the jury instructions before sending them back into the room to keep deliberating. Please don't tell me that he's gone. You shot four bullets into him, sir. He did nothing but comply with Officer Yanez's instructions to get his driver's license ... Read More »

US Navy crew reported missing after collision off Japan

Over on#Fox News, it was clear that they would focus on the shooter's political beliefs in order to push their agenda [VIDEO ]. The congressman and his colleague then went to a gym, looked on TV, and saw there was a shooting at the field they were at moments ago. Read More »

Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet' for all of us

When the president intoned three words he said have brought Americans together for generations - "Let's play ball" - cheers rang out. The shooting, however, has led many to ask if the increasingly nasty public rhetoric helped to fuel the fire that led to the wounding of Rep. Read More »

Police name lone suspect in hotel attack in Philippines

Teodora said her son had been a good man who committed violence because of his gambling addiction. The children, one is 17 years old, one aged 14 and another eight years old, she is afraid for her children because they are still studying. said. The alleged attacker also worked for the Filipino Department of Finance as a tax specialist until 2014, when he was sacked for failing to truthfully declare his assets and liabilities. Read More »

Mayor on Grenfell Tower visit heckled by crowds including boy, seven

It came as Tottenham MP David Lammy said he was mourning the death of artist Khadija Saye. The 24 year old perished while trying to flee her flat on the 20th floor of the tower. In 2011 the Priory Hall apartment complex near Donaghmede in north Dublin was evacuated due to a fire risk, forcing 256 residents to leave their homes. Read More »

Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

Now, Sava said he feels "a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic" about the outcome of Scalise's treatment. Scalise is still in critical condition and faces several more operations, but doctors are "encouraged" by his progress. "Most of us would not even think to consider that a benign wound", Sava said. "He clearly knows that they're there and appreciates their presence", Sava said. Read More »

United Kingdom government attempt stalled by Northern Ireland

Mr McFadden, who is a member of the cross-party Brexit Select Committee, said: "The fact that The Conservatives are reliant on cobbling together a deal with the DUP to survive in Government shows how badly they miscalculated in calling an early election for no better reason than enjoying a big opinion poll lead". Read More »

Brexit talks to start Monday, EU and United Kingdom officials confirm


A senior Conservative source said: "We are making a lot of progress, it's all being done in the spirit of cooperation, with a real focus on strengthening the union and providing stability at this time". With the two-year clock on Brexit ticking away since March, when a letter from May formally started proceedings, Barnier dismissed the suggestion of postponing the negotiations and said such a delay would only prompt further instability. Read More »

Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire


At least 17 people were killed as flames raced through the 24-story Grenfell Tower early Wednesday, trapping people inside their apartments. Protesters have entered Kensington Town Hall here, demanding answers from the local council over the Grenfell Tower residential building fire, media reported on Friday. Read More »

Explosion hits entrance to kindergarten in eastern China


The man behind a bombing at a kindergarten in eastern China that left eight people dead, including himself, suffered from a neurological system disorder, announced the police. Xu could have been influenced by the widespread public attention received by similar past attacks on schools, Phillips said. A statement was issued by China's education ministry demanding that security be strengthened around schools to ensure teachers' and pupils' safety. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: Protests as anger grows

The fire at Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate in Latimer Road was reported at 1.16am (local time ) on Wednesday. The visit can be seen as a response to the anger of residents from the west London neighbourhood after the British Prime Minister visited the scene of the fire without meeting victims. Read More »

Blast outside Chinese kindergarten was bomb attack, police say


The blast at the Chuangxin Kindergarten in Fengxian, which struck at 4:50 p.m., was under investigation, the Xuzhou city government in Jiangsu province said on its microblog. The local public security bureau on Friday rejected previous news reports suggesting that the explosion had been caused by a food stall's gas cylinder. Read More »

Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe's Mueller says president's pal

Trump supporters such as Newt Gingrich and others have seemed to be greasing the wheel for the eventual ouster of Mueller. The Wisconsin Republican commented in response to a Trump friend, Chris Ruddy , the CEO of Newsmax , who suggested Monday night that the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mueller from his position as special counsel. Read More »

Wallace: Trump's Tweets Are Keeping Mueller's Russia Probe in Headlines

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , seen here testifying on Capitol Hill on June 13, issued a statement Thursday night telling Americans not to believe everything they read if it's attributed to anonymous sources. On Wednesday, The Washington Post reported that Trump was under investigation for obstruction of justice, citing unnamed officials. The newspaper noted Mr Mueller had requested interviews with CIA director Dan Coats, National Security Agency chief Michael Rogers and ... Read More »

Trump Steps Up Attacks on Russia Probe's Leaders

Trump tweets . Echoing tweets from Thursday , he concludes by adding: " Witch Hunt ". Comey said he believes Trump ultimately fired him "because of the Russian Federation investigation ". Trump has regularly turned to Twitter to blast reports about his alleged connections to Russia or the inquiries into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives. Read More »

"We want justice": London inferno survivors protest council


Police said Friday they had identified the place where the fire started, adding that it was unlikely to have been ignited deliberately, CNN reported . Mr Javid was pressed on what would happen to other buildings with the same cladding as Grenfell Tower . The Times reported that the type of cladding used on the building was banned in USA buildings taller than 40 feet (12.2 metres) because of fire safety fears. Read More »

Remembering the 49 lives lost at Pulse Nightclub


Carter recognized those same eyes on the shirt Josaphat's brother was wearing. An officer holds out his hand to stop Maguire. Proctor and so many others in the crowd of thousands know that it was hate that triggered the shooting previous year, but it's love that's bringing all the people this memorial service for the victims . Read More »

Theresa May announces a public inquiry of Grenfell Tower fire

Anger mounted in London on Wednesday over a devastating tower block blaze which killed at least 17 people, as police said some of the victims were left unrecognizable by the blaze. The group a year ago completed a 10 million pound ($12.8 million) renovation that included new outside insulation panels, double-paned windows and a communal heating system. Read More »

President Trump's Transition Team Was Ordered to Preserve Documents

The Republican president has repeatedly complained about the probe, calling it a witch hunt and saying Democrats can not accept his election victory. US intelligence agencies have concluded that Moscow interfered in last year's presidential campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favour. Moscow has denied any interference. Read More »

G-7 Talks Leave Pruitt and U.S. as Climate Change 'Footnote'


Mr Pruitt's early exit from the discussions may further obstruct plans by environment ministers at the two-day meeting. Two weeks after President Trump announced he'd withdraw from the Paris climate accord, the USA on Monday took its first concrete step toward that end by formally rejecting the agreement on the world stage. Read More »

US Navy destroyer collides with ship; 1 hurt, 7 missing

The Japan Coast Guard has confirmed that seven crew members are missing and one is injured. His mother, Wendy Mims, said family members hope to find out more information regarding her son's disappearance, and they still don't know much about what happened. Read More »

London fire: British PM orders full inquiry

Tazmin Belkadi, six, and Malek, eight, had been reported missing, together with their parents Farah Hamdan and Omar Belkadi, and six-month-old sister Leena. London Police have launched an investigation to determine whether any crimes contributed to the blaze. One focus of the investigation is expected to be the building's rain-screen cladding that was installed for better insulation during the almost 10-million-pound refurbishment work carried out on the building previous year. Read More »

US Navy ship collides with merchant ship


The USS Fitzgerald and a merchant vessel have collided southwest of Yokosuka, Japan, according to a US Pacific Fleet spokesman. The Fitzgerald has limited propulsion after suffering damage on the starboard side below the water line. The Navy announced Petty Officer Peter Mims, who had been missing from the guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh since June 8, was found Thursday and was transferred to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan for medical evaluation. Read More »