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MRI reveals no ligament damage; hits DL

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The San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals renew acquaintances on Saturday for the first time since reliever Hunter Strickland drilled superstar Bryce Harper in the hip with a 98-mph fastball that sparked a brawl in late May. Now, it looks like Harper could eveen be back this season if all goes well. PHILLIES 3, METS 1 Aaron Nola held an opponent to two runs or fewer for his 10th consecutive start, Freddy Galvis had a go-ahead single during a fifth-inning rally and host ... Read More »

Iran Adds Funding to Missiles, Guards After New US Sanctions

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The parliament's majority voted for the bill, which was a response to the USA new sanctions against the Islamic Republic. The legislation would divide 20 trillion rials , or $609 million, between the missile program and the Quds Force, a special forces unit of the nation's Revolutionary Guards. Read More »

Scores killed, injured in Alexandria train collision

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It was not immediately clear what caused the crash. Emergency teams rushed to the scene to evacuate the dead and the injured. One train had been heading to Alexandria from Cairo and the other from Port Said, east along the coast. Figures recently released by the state's statistics agency show that 1,249 train accidents took place previous year, the highest number since 2009 when the number reached 1,577. Read More »

Woman hurt as house 'blown apart — Sunderland explosion

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The cause of the blast is not yet known but Northumbria Police said there was "nothing to indicate at this time that this is linked to terrorism". The huge explosion happened yesterday morning and left a hole where the house used to be. The company said it was "urgently" investigating the cause of the blast. Scores of police, ambulance and fire crew could be seen working at the scene, with debris strewn across the road. Read More »

Starting nuclear war is president's decision alone

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Mr. Trump did order a review of USA nuclear posture and strategy early in his presidency, but that's different from modernization and bringing old systems up to usable standards. Humphrey said that Donald Trump should be relieved of the powers of the Presidency as soon as possible. Newsweek asked Stephen Schwartz, an independent nuclear weapons expert and editor/co-author of the book Atomic Audit , if Trump's tweets Wednesday morning were true. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif fields wife in 'Waterloo'

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He asked Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers need not to worry, and added that they were progressing. The roadshow via the iconic Grand Trunk Road, which links a large part of South Asia from Bangladesh to Afghanistan, came despite security threats and drew thousands of Sharif supporters on their way to the provincial capital of Punjab. Read More »

Auto plunges seven floors from parking garage into alley below

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Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services responded to the parking garage at 508 Brazos Street around 8:30 a.m., after the auto broke through a barrier and plunged into an alley. No matter how you look at it... "I was coming into the office and I heard on the radio to avoid the intersection, the vehicle had gone off a garage", he said. Read More »

Russian Federation spy plane 'trolls' Donald Trump with legal flight over Washington DC

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base released this statement Thursday about reports of a Russian Surveillance Jet landing at the base Wednesday, August 9. The United States and Russian Federation both signed the treaty. Last year Stewart met with the House Armed Services Committee subcommittee and said he would "love" to potentially deny future Russian expeditions in American airspace, according to the Washington Post . Read More »

Trump's new DC hotel turning a profit

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Trump's Washington hotel has raked in about $18 million in the four months following Trump's inauguration. According to data provided to the Washington Post by Smith Travel Research, the politically inflated rates at the Trump International have even made it the most expensive hotel in Washington DC, with guests staying at comparable hotels like the Hay-Adams, Four Seasons, and Willard only paying an average of $495 a night. Read More »

Man kills himself after shooting officer in Brooklyn, authorities say

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The officer did not return fire and he was rushed to the hospital in stable condition. According to the Associated Press, the gunman then barricaded himself in, prompting an hours-long standoff. The gunman has only been identified as a 29-year-old man. "Thank God our officer is going to come through OK in this case". A police source told PIX11 that a female officer was shot several times in the chest and once in the arm. Read More »

'Tell my family I love them'

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The entire exchange was captured on shocking body camera footage and released after the shooter, 29-year-old Malcolm Orr of Estill, S.C., was convicted of attempted murder and possessing a weapon in a violent crime. He fires off at least eight rounds, hitting Smith at least three times. As shots continue to ring out, Smith runs back to his cruiser and radios for help. Read More »

JP: Rain chances remain high with slightly drier weekend ahead

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Saturday will be cloudy to partly sunny with PM scattered showers and storms. Tue: High: 85 Low: 67 Partly cloudy. South wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Thursday Night .Mostly cloudy. Small rain chance . Calm wind becoming west around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon. This comes just in time for our next system to move through, providing the ingredients needed for storms and showers to fire as a cold front pulls through Friday into Saturday from the northwest. Read More »

Cuba denies involvement in incidents concerning USA diplomats

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The incident is the first to occur since Obama officially reopened the embassy, but far from the only case of suspected harassment of American diplomats in Cuba. According to the Associated Press , the diplomats' hearing loss could have been linked to sound deafining emitted by some kind of sonic device. Americans serving in Cuba had returned to the U.S for non life-threatening "medical reasons". Read More »

Korea to halt all provocations, says door for dialogue still open

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North Korea also accused the United States of devising a "preventive war" and said in another statement that any plans to execute this would be met with an "all-out war wiping out all the strongholds of enemies, including the U.S. nuclear capabilities. The Pentagon has prepared a plan to launch a pre-emptive strike on the North's missile sites upon a presidential order, to which a B-1B bomber attack from Guam is key, NBC reported Wednesday, citing two senior military officials. Read More »

South Africa's Opposition Party Seeks Early Elections Over Corruption

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The African National Congress, which Mr Zuma leads, controls 249 seats in the 400-member National Assembly. The rand fell by 1 percent on the announcement of the outcome. Following a two-hour debate before the voting process on Tuesday, opposition Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane , asked MPs to act "courageously" and vote Zuma out. Read More »

Video shows babysitters putting baby in refrigerator

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It's unclear from the video how long the baby was inside the appliance but officials say the baby did not suffer any injuries. The girls attempted to explain away their actions by saying they were merely reaching for a bottle to feed the crying baby. Read More »

I am a victim of political conspiracy, says Tejashwi

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Meanwhile, reports are coming that the faction unhappy with the Chief Minister's decision headed by Yadav - the second-most prominent face in the party - is deliberating over expelling their president Nitish Kumar . "It was the people of Bihar which wanted to check the rise of communal and casteist forces", Yadav added. The move had surprised everyone including the RJD and Congress party which had formed the grand alliance just twenty months earlier hoping to rule Bihar for the full ... Read More »

Tamil Nadu Power Struggle May End With Merger As AIADMK Removes Dinakaran

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He also wondered how the Palaniswami camp could comment against Sasikala when they themselves had furnished an affidavit to the EC, endorsing her appointment as party chief. The AIADMK also said that Dinakaran was creating confusion by appointing several party office bearers. AIADMK has been one among the prestigious parties of Tamil Nadu. Read More »

Canadian Pastor freed by North Korea

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His statement continued, 'Pastor Lim's health and well-being remain of utmost importance to the Government of Canada, and we are working to ensure that he receives any required medical attention .' That was all he could reveal at the moment, ' Operational security considerations prevent us from discussing the matter further , ' the prime minister said . Read More »

White House rejects appeal to call national emergency over opioid epidemic

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A preliminary report compared the death toll to a 'September 11th every three weeks, ' the Washington Post reported . "We believe, at this point, that the resources that we need or the focus that we need to bring to bear to the opioid crisis can be addressed without the declaration of the emergency", Price said Tuesday in Bedminster , New Jersey. Read More »