• Yankees and Marlins all find value in the MLB Draft
Yankees and Marlins all find value in the MLB Draft

Youth and potential took precedence over experienced products with three consecutive high school players selected to open the draft and four coming off the board within the first six picks The unexpected trends at the top of draft resulted in a bevy of college talent available later in the first round.

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  • Sarfraz advises women's team to play positively in World Cup
Sarfraz advises women's team to play positively in World Cup

Cape Town - The ICC Champions Trophy is a thing of the past (thankfully, from a South African perspective) but another major tournament is coming to our screens this weekend in the form of the ICC Women's World Cup . "Playing in a home World Cup is the pinnacle tournament for all of us". However, they never looked back after that, eventually bea...

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  • Flash Flood Watch in effect for Kentuckiana through late tonight
Flash Flood Watch in effect for Kentuckiana through late tonight

Questions arise with respect to the time of the rains that we could get associated with Cindy's remnants. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says two boat launches at Pointe-aux-Chenes (point oh SHEN) Wildlife Management Area near Houma (HOH-much) are closed because of flooding.

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  • Alexandria shooter carried a list of six Congress members
Alexandria shooter carried a list of six Congress members

Hodgkinson had with him a piece of paper listing the names of six members of congress, said Tim Slater, special agent in charge of the FBI Washington Field Office's Criminal Division, at a news conference Wednesday in Washington . "We had no defense at all", Paul said. Members of the U.S. Capitol Police force were detailed to U.S. Rep. Stev...

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  • S.Korean President witnesses test of home-grown missile
S.Korean President witnesses test of home-grown missile

Moon's office quoted the president as calling the tests important for South Korea to maintain the military capability to "dominate" its neighbor in order to preserve the peninsula's uneasy peace. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency said this week another test of its shoot-down capability failed on Wednesday night. According to unnamed USA o...

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  • Brewers lose opener in Atlanta, 5-4
Brewers lose opener in Atlanta, 5-4

He held Eric Sogard, Marcus Thames, Travis Shaw and switch-hitter Nick Franklin to a combined 1 for 9 with two walks and four strikeouts. He had gone 4-1 with a 2.24 ERA in his previous nine starts. After back-to-back starts with seven shutout innings against the Reds and Phillies, he was rocked for eight runs in 3 1/3 innings against the Nationals...

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  • ICC Women's World Cup begins today in England
ICC Women's World Cup begins today in England

They dropped only one game in the tournament, once again beating a talented South Africa in a one sided final. She is also called "Tendulkar of women's cricket " but does she need that tag really? The opening match at Bristol Country Ground will be between the New Zealand Women team and the Sri Lankan Women team.

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  • Three Palestinians killed after deadly stabbing in Jerusalem
Three Palestinians killed after deadly stabbing in Jerusalem

Family members of the attackers said they were deeply religious men who acted on their own. In its statement, Daesh said the attack was "revenge for the religion of Allah and the sanctities of the violated Muslims". Following the attack, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and senior members of his cabinet, as well as top security officials met...

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  • Police carry demonstrators away from protest
Police carry demonstrators away from protest

Others were much more reluctant to leave and it took four or five officers to carry them out. In their statement , the protesters said that they are "demanding [McConnell] bring an end to attacks on disabled people's freedom which are expected in the bill".

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  • U.S. military says crisis communications link with Russian Federation 'in use'
U.S. military says crisis communications link with Russian Federation 'in use'

The ministry stressed that Russia's advanced diesel-electric Krasnodar submarine carried out launches of cruise missiles while submerged. A USA military official says Washington would welcome a concerted effort by the Syrian government or its Iranian-backed partner forces to defeat the Islamic State group in its remaining strongholds in Syria.

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  • Feds offered cybersecurity help in 2016 election, but states resisted
Feds offered cybersecurity help in 2016 election, but states resisted

But hackers successfully exploited a "small number" of networks, Liles said, likening the act to making it through a home's front door. The senior White House official, who agreed to speak anonymously in order to discuss internal White House thinking, said the administration believes they if can succeed in their agenda, Republicans will be able t...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo will reveal two offers in transfer meeting with Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo will reveal two offers in transfer meeting with Real Madrid

NYCFC is now four points ahead of the Red Bulls in the standings, and midfielder Alex Muyl, who lives in Manhattan, knows how important three points are for his team. "We'll try to find a way to stick to our philosophy and try to win the game". Carlos Salcedo sustained the injury during Mexico's win over New Zealand .

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  • Pyongyang denies torturing U.S. student who died after release from North Korea
Pyongyang denies torturing U.S. student who died after release from North Korea

The piece comes after tensions between North Korea and the United States exploded once again this week over the death of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier . Meanwhile, funeral services were held for Otto Warmbier in the auditorium of Wyoming High School in his hometown, as reported by USA Today . Obama's policy of " strategic p...

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  • US Would Welcome Effective Syrian Effort to Defeat IS, Military Says
US Would Welcome Effective Syrian Effort to Defeat IS, Military Says

The Trump administration should do everything it can to keep the deconfliction line open, explain in clear terms to Russian counterparts in the defense and foreign ministries why the US took the action it did and what the Syrian army can do to refrain from a similar punishment in the future, and attempt to lay some specific rules of the road that w...

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  • North Korea conducts rocket engine test, says US official
North Korea conducts rocket engine test, says US official

From the presidential office of Cheong Wa Dae, Moon Connyoung, Arirang News. Political science professor Yoo Ho-Yeol at Korea University said the test was "a carefully calibrated act of provocation ahead of the summit". Rocket engines are easily re-purposed for use in missiles. The country's top newspaper Rodong Sinmun in May warned it was ...

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  • Khamenei ordered missile strikes on IS targets in Syria
Khamenei ordered missile strikes on IS targets in Syria

The decision will not have a major effect on the air campaign in Syria , where Australia's F/A-18s rarely fly. The ministry said strikes in neighboring Iraq , also part of the US -led coalition campaign, will go on. In February, Michael Flynn, who was then U.S. national security adviser and has since resigned, said the Trump administration was ...

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  • USA student jailed by N.Korea laid to rest in Ohio
USA student jailed by N.Korea laid to rest in Ohio

It was just back in 2013 that Warmbier served as salutatorian of his graduating class. The life of a 22-year-old college student who died this week after being detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea will be celebrated in an OH hometown still stunned by his loss.

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  • Funeral to be held for US student imprisoned by North Korea
Funeral to be held for US student imprisoned by North Korea

USA and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting later Wednesday in Washington for security talks. Wednesday's discussions replace a sprawling strategic and economic dialogue held annually under the Obama administration. Medical officials said Warmbier suffered "severe neurological injury" and his parents Fred and Cindy Warmbier said he f...

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  • American side ready to respond if India raises H-1B visa issue
American side ready to respond if India raises H-1B visa issue

Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Portugal on a bilateral trip, Baglay said. But if raised by the Indian side, the Americans are ready for it, the official said. for his first bilateral meeting with Mr Trump. Donald Trump gave the call for America First rejecting the idea of his predecessors that the USA should do more for the wor...

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  • USAF Shoots Iranian-Made Drone Out of the Sky
USAF Shoots Iranian-Made Drone Out of the Sky

ISIS is an acronym for the Islamic State terror group. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered weekend missile strikes on ISIS targets in Syria , Revolutionary Guards said , contradicting a previous report that they were authorised by the country's security council.

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