• MLB Draft: Day One Thoughts
MLB Draft: Day One Thoughts

The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Lewis hit.377 with four homers and 25 stolen bases for JSerra Catholic High School , establishing himself as a top prospect with excellent speed and a solid bat. "We know he's going to be a leader the second he steps on the field". The slot value at No. 35 is $1.94 million, while the 37th pick comes with an approved limit o...

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  • US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria
US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces vowed on Monday to retaliate if pro-government forces continued to attack its positions in Syria's Raqqa province, Reuters reported. It's the latest twist in a conflict that one analyst has described as undergoing a "dramatic escalation" as an "uneasy battlefield coexistence" between forces with competing...

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  • Socceroos go down 3-2 to Germany in Confederations Cup opener
Socceroos go down 3-2 to Germany in Confederations Cup opener

The Asian champions were undermined by two key shortcomings in their 3-2 defeat to the Germans: they conceded goals too quickly and struggled to retain possession, an area in which coach Ange Postecoglou will be looking for more from talented midfielder Aaron Mooy.

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  • Otto Warmbier: 'a gregarious, intelligent, curious guy'
Otto Warmbier: 'a gregarious, intelligent, curious guy'

Warmbier, who was born in OH, was arrested in North Korea in January 2016 while visiting as a tourist. US Senator John McCain says North Korea has murdered Otto Warmbier , an American student who died days after his release from detention there.

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  • USA sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea
USA sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

James Foley was a freelance war correspondent before he was captured and held for almost two years. Kasich calls Warmbier a young man of exceptional spirit. The funeral will be held at 9 a.m.at Wyoming High School, where Warmbier was an athlete and salutatorian of his 2013 class. Justin Weber told The Associated Press that a news conference is ex...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Seventy-nine people feared dead
Grenfell Tower fire: Seventy-nine people feared dead

The three victims are Ya-Haddy Sisi Saye, 24, also known as Khadija Saye . Based on what police now know, sadly 79 people are either dead or missing. "It is really hard to describe the devastation the fire caused". Speaking later outside Scotland Yard, he added: "I have investigated major crime for most of my service and I have seen some bad t...

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  • US shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria
US shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said the pro-Syrian forces are backed by Iran, and have been knowingly operating "inside an established and agreed-upon deconfliction zone". The US said it took the action to defend the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a rebel group fighting ISIS on the outskirts of Raqqa in the northeast.

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  • It's a boy! Baby born mid-air between Saudi Arabia and India
It's a boy! Baby born mid-air between Saudi Arabia and India

According to the Independent , the flight was diverted to Mumbai after his mother went into labour and thanks to a speedy reaction from the cabin crew and a trained paramedic onboard, the baby was born healthy just before the Boeing 737 touched the ground.

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  • Trophy-winning Pak cricketers warmly welcomed home
Trophy-winning Pak cricketers warmly welcomed home

Pakistan players celebrate during the award ceremony for the ICC Champions Trophy . As it turned out, against Pakistan , it was hard to tell who the frontline bowlers were - except for Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Hardik Pandya , everyone went for more than seven runs per over.

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  • Is Buying Weatherford International Plc (WFT) Here a Winning Strategy?
Is Buying Weatherford International Plc (WFT) Here a Winning Strategy?

In other news, VP Douglas M. Mills sold 17,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 10th. Floating stock is calculated by subtracting closely-held shares and restricted stock from a firm's total outstanding shares.

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  • Welsh man held on terror charges for London mosque attack
Welsh man held on terror charges for London mosque attack

Locals eventually pinned down Osborne, and the imam of the Muslim Welfare House stepped in to stop him from receiving a mob beating. The driver has been named as Darren Osborne - a 48-year-old father of four from Wales. Finsbury Park Mosque Chairman Mohammed Kozbar tweeted his condolences for the "cowardly attack". The family of the man ...

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  • Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel
Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel

Islamic State issued a statement claiming responsibility for the Tehran attack. Iran is a key ally of Russian Federation, the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement of Lebanon, and the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad. Israel also is concerned about Iran's missiles and has deployed a multilayered missile-defense system. No need...

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  • Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS
Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

Comments by the IRGC and Iranian officials have led many to believe that the move was not only about taking out those Iran blames for the Tehran attack. The Iranian government said it notified Damascus before it fired rockets into the country, but that it "will not be tied to formalities when defending its security and stability".

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  • Chinese tour agency axes visits to North Korea for United States citizens
Chinese tour agency axes visits to North Korea for United States citizens

He arrived in the USA less than a week ago, carried off a plane suffering from extensive brain damage after more than a year in a coma. On Tuesday (20 June), following Warmbier's tragic death, South Korea has demanded to check on the health of six of their citizens now detained in the North.

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  • Thousands remember victims of nightclub shooting
Thousands remember victims of nightclub shooting

Around 2 a.m., a vigil was held for survivors, local officials and club employees - the same time when gunman Omar Mateen opened fire in the crowded gay club on June 12, 2016. Thousands of people gathered in Orlando to honor the victims of the attack. She says she comes to the memorial outside Pulse nearly every day. Pulse owner Barbara Poma and ...

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  • German reunification architect Helmut Kohl dies at 87
German reunification architect Helmut Kohl dies at 87

German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier paid tribute to Kohl's commitment to reconciliation with France and to the convergence in Europe. "A great German has died", Gabriel said. He won voters in bleak communist East Germany by promising them "flourishing landscapes". Merkel emphasized Kohl's commitment to German unity. The so-call...

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  • Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast
Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast

Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad, Tobago and Grenada. A second system near the Yucatan also may become a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, even though the low lacks a well-defined center of circulation. Tropical Storm Bret unleashed heavy flooding, knocked out power and ripped off several roofs in some areas of Trinidad &Tobago as it sw...

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  • PM Modi congratulates Ireland PM Leo Varadkar
PM Modi congratulates Ireland PM Leo Varadkar

Global reaction to the election of Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach has largely focused on his sexuality. "As the country's youngest holder of this office, he speaks for a new generation of Irish women and Irish men, he represents a modern, diverse and inclusive Ireland and speaks for them like no other", Kenny told Parliament ahead of the vote.

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  • MP farmers agitation: Mandsaur remains peaceful, curfew relaxed for 12 hours
MP farmers agitation: Mandsaur remains peaceful, curfew relaxed for 12 hours

This is a fast vs fast and it will continue till the time he accedes to our demand", Aam Kisan Union's Kedar Sirohi told IANS. Farmers are taking to the street due to their problems. "I denied, and said they were free to look around but they started beating me and my husband with sticks". The occasion turned a show of unity in BJP with senior par...

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  • Stars of 'Jumanji' sequel pay tribute to Robin Williams
Stars of 'Jumanji' sequel pay tribute to Robin Williams

Washington D.C. [USA], June 19: Actor Jack Black has recently revealed that the Jumanji sequel " Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle " will ensure that the late actor Robin Williams performance is not forgotten. The tribute to Robin Williams is sure to put the minds of Jumanji 2 naysayers at ease. Given Jumanji : Welcome to the Jungle's rad...

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