Monthly Archives: September 2018

Khris Davis’ 48th homer powers Oakland past Angels, 5-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics’ minds are already partly on the wild card playoff game looming in the Bronx. They’re still finishing up the regular season in Orange County with an attention to all the little details that could make a difference in the postseason. Khris Davis hit his major league-leading 48th homer and the A’s locked up ...

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Republicans Can Dump Kavanaugh Now, Or Risk A Nightmare Scenario

The longer Brett Kavanaugh twists in the wind, the more likely it is that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump will consider the risks ― and decide to pull the plug. With every passing day, more and more witnesses are coming out of the woodwork to contradict this or that aspect of Kavanaugh’s story. There are now multiple ...

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Indonesia rushes to help quake-hit island, death toll likely to rise past 830

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get aid and rescue equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island, and prepared to bury some of the at least 832 dead, while the government said it would accept international help for disaster relief. The confirmed toll of 832 dead looked certain to rise as rescuers slowly reached devastated outlying communities hit ...

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Bandhan Bank plunges to all-time low after RBI directive

(Reuters) – Shares of Bandhan Bank Ltd plummeted on Monday to their lowest since the lender’s market debut in March, after the Reserve Bank of India withdrew permission to open new branches and froze its chief executive’s remuneration at the current level until further notice. A man leaves an automated teller machine (ATM) facility of Bandhan Bank in Kolkata, India, ...

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Iran launches missile strikes in Syria in response to deadly attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe moment gunmen open fire on an Iranian military parade Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say they have fired missiles at militants in eastern Syria in response to a deadly attack on a military parade last month. A statement said “many terrorists were killed or injured” in the strikes. At least 22 people were ...

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Mexican officials hail new NAFTA

Mexico City (AFP) – Mexican officials hailed a new North American trade accord Sunday as the US and Canada announced they had reached an agreement to keep a three-country deal and rename the 24-year-old NAFTA. Canada had risked being frozen out of a US-Mexican deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement reached in August, but 11th-hour talks between ...

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Elizabeth Warren will ‘take hard look at running for president’ in 2020

After Kavanaugh hearing, senator says it is time for women to ‘fix our government and that includes a woman at the top’ Elizabeth Warren speaks to members of the press during a demonstration against the supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday. Photograph: Zach Gibson/Getty Images More Elizabeth Warren will “take a hard look at running for president” once the ...

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