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LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals
- June 27, 2017

The Tigers did, in impressive fashion. Caleb Gilbert held No. 1 national seed Oregon State to two hits in 7 1/3 innings, Michael Papierski homered from both sides of the plate and LSU beat the Beavers 6-1 today to reach the College World Series finals. (more...)
Feds looking into Bernie Sanders' wife over real estate deal Feds looking into Bernie Sanders' wife over real estate deal
- June 27, 2017

She is accused of fraudulently obtaining a $10 million bank loan that was purportedly used to buy 33 acres of land for the school. "That whole ordeal led her to step down as president and the college went bankrupt a year ago". During the hotly-contested 2016 Democratic primary, it emerged that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into the possibility that Jane Sanders falsely inflated Burlington's projected donor contributions, which were pledged to a massive capital expansion of ... (more...)
Trump says poor people shouldn't be involved in economic policy
- June 27, 2017

Speaking to his supporters in Iowa on Wednesday, Trump said: "Somebody said why did you appoint a rich person to be in charge of the economy?". "Legislators who worked primarily in white-collar jobs before getting elected to Congress - especially profit-oriented jobs in the private sector - tend to vote with business interests far more often than legislators who worked primarily in blue-collar jobs", Carnes writes . (more...)
Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill
- June 27, 2017

Opponents of the Republican health care bill are taking actions to keep it from passing. ROVNER: Well, of course, there's only 52 Republicans in the Senate . "We have a few people who are modestly, not standing on the rooftop screaming, they want to get some points". "They're doing the same old Washington thing, throwing more money at the problem". (more...)
Face-off between Chinese, Indian troops in Sikkim Face-off between Chinese, Indian troops in Sikkim
- June 27, 2017

Transgressions and incursions between Indian and Chinese troops are not uncommon along the 4,057-km Line of Actual Control , but are mostly played down by security agencies. After the India-China war of 1962, the area has been under the Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, which is the border guarding force and has a camp 15km from the worldwide border. (more...)
Amit Shah meets Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray regarding Presidential polls
- June 27, 2017

Uddhav Thackeray had said that "there are attempts being made to play politics over a Dalit presidential candidate". "My father used to say this country is a region of Hindus therefore we have decided on the name of Mohan Bhagwat and he is our first priority but if there would be issues on his appointment then I have suggested Swaminathan's name as well", said Thackery. (more...)
Australia the team to beat at Women's World Cup Australia the team to beat at Women's World Cup
- June 27, 2017

New Zealand and Sri Lanka meet in Bristol on the same day, with Australia , Pakistan , South Africa and the West Indies all waiting in the wings. But predecessor Charlotte Edwards, who retired from worldwide duty a year ago, said: "I don't believe for one minute that England feel like getting to the semi-finals will be a success". (more...)
Queensland force a decider in stirring comeback
- June 27, 2017

There were no indications early in the second half that Queensland would turn the game around, as whatever they tried in attack the Blues had an answer for with their organised and ferocious defence. Bennett highlighted Hayne's decision, which was described by some Origin commentators as "selfish" and a "showboat" move, as one of the decisive moments that cost NSW the win. (more...)
SKETCHES OF COURT: Martin Shkreli at jury selection before fraud trial SKETCHES OF COURT: Martin Shkreli at jury selection before fraud trial
- June 27, 2017

In another instance, he claimed the fund had $35 million in assets, when in fact it had less than $1,000 in assets. Shkreli also faces a challenge on how jurors view him for his social media antics. Still, his notoriety slowed the pace of the first day of jury selection in federal court in downtown Brooklyn. "His prosecution is saying that he was mischaracterizing the financial status of these companies in order to get people to invest - at the heart of fraud case is 'Are you a liar and ... (more...)
Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative
- June 27, 2017

Trump's May 1 executive order creating the American Technology Council called for the group of federal officials to overhaul the use of technology across the government. He said the administration was scrapping unneeded cyber compliance rules and should be able to consolidate and eliminate the vast majority of the government's 6,100 data centers and move to a cloud-based storage system. (more...)
SpaceX goes for a launch doubleheader this weekend ars_ab.settitle(1123023)
- June 27, 2017

USA space firm SpaceX on Friday successfully launched Bulgaria's first geostationary communications satellite into space with its second partly reused rocket. As these new satellites go up, they will slowly replace the old-generation satellites - some of which have been in orbit since the 1990s. The satellite constellation also aims to establish the infrastructure for Aireon's system created to provide aircraft surveillance and tracking service and Iridium Certus that works to ... (more...)
Trump optimistic on health care; some doubtful
- June 27, 2017

As one of five Republican senators that announced opposition to the bill in its current form, Paul said he would consider voting for partial repeal of Obamacare , if there's a stalemate, but argued the Senate bill "isn't anywhere close to repeal". (more...)
N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov't N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov't
- June 27, 2017

Mrs May and Mrs Foster, along with Damian Green and Nigel Dodds, watched on. They smiled and joked as negotiators from both sides, the DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson and the Conservatives' Gavin Williamson signed the deal. Lawmakers are seeking additional funding for the police and security services after recent extremist attacks, as well as more and better public housing following a high-rise apartment fire that killed at least 79 people. (more...)
The impossibility of Sean Spicer's job, in one word: 'mean' The impossibility of Sean Spicer's job, in one word: 'mean'
- June 27, 2017

Spicer ignored the unrest and called on One America News Network's Trey Yingst only to be confronted about the elephant in the room - the off-camera briefing that was taking place. He said that while those could be useful, they should not replace regular, televised briefings. Acosta, who has not been silent about his criticism of the decision, attempted to ask Spicer a question. (more...)
Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft
- June 27, 2017

It marks the fourth straight year the Blue Devils have produced a top-three pick. CAMDEN , N.J. - While the notion of becoming the top overall pick had yet to sink in the morning after the National Basketball Association draft, Markelle Fultz didn't need much time to let Philadelphia know that he thinks the Sixers are now a playoff team . (more...)
Binyamin Netanyahu reneges on mixed prayers at Jerusalem's Western Wall Binyamin Netanyahu reneges on mixed prayers at Jerusalem's Western Wall
- June 27, 2017

What's at stake here is who gets to determine both who is a Jew and what is legitimate prayer. The parties, Shas and United Torah Judaism, said the decision reflected "the will of most of the nation that seeks to safeguard the Western Wall's sanctity and status". (more...)
Trump administration reiterates: Israeli settlements do not help the peace process
- June 27, 2017

Kushner travelled to Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank , for two hours of talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after iftar, the evening meal that breaks the daily Ramadan fast. Nabil Shaath, a senior advisor to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, read a speech on Abbas' behalf at the annual Herzliya security conference near Tel Aviv. (more...)
After deadly attack, Israel mulls new security strategy for Damascus Gate After deadly attack, Israel mulls new security strategy for Damascus Gate
- June 27, 2017

Israeli police said a female officer in her 20s was critically wounded after the attack and was taken to hospital. Numerous stabbing attacks have targeted border police deployed at the Damascus Gate . In the wake of the attacks, Israel canceled permits allowing Palestinians to visit their families in Israel during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan . (more...)
Trump Declines To Hold Annual Ramadan Dinner
- June 27, 2017

It was marked only by a statement published late on Saturday afternoon, coinciding with the end of the holy month. Past presidents have welcomed Muslim Americans for a traditional Iftar dinner, which follows daily fasting from dawn to sunset. (more...)
Britain's David Davis 'pretty sure' he'll get good Brexit deal Britain's David Davis 'pretty sure' he'll get good Brexit deal
- June 27, 2017

Reports over the weekend also suggested that the Chancellor, Philip Hammond , is being lined up as a possible "caretaker" Prime Minister to see the United Kingdom through the Brexit negotiations . Davis also suggested a transitional period of one or two years after Brexit negotiations conclude was more likely than the four years called for by the chancellor. (more...)