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Colorado Rockies Ink Outfielder Charlie Blackmon To Lucrative Extension

Colorado Rockies Ink Outfielder Charlie Blackmon To Lucrative Extension

Through 2019-22, Blackmon will make $21 million per year, and $10 million in 2023. Blackmon was entering his final year under team control. Calcaterra noted Blackmon's contract starts this season....

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Chicago suburb bans 'assault weapons' - begins confiscation

Chicago suburb bans 'assault weapons' - begins confiscation

Under Deerfield's ordinance , which takes effect June 13, those with banned guns or magazines could be on the receiving end of municipal fines of up to $1,000 a day once the city identifies them. S...

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Trump administration expected to sanction several Russian oligarchs

Trump administration expected to sanction several Russian oligarchs

Mueller is reportedly looking into whether these oligarchs funded the Trump campaign either directly or indirectly. Reports on Wednesday said Mueller's team interviewed two Russian oligarchs visit...

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Verdict due in corruption trial of S. Korea's ex-president Park

Verdict due in corruption trial of S. Korea's ex-president Park

Park has been held at a detention center near Seoul since her arrest in March 2017, after she was removed from office amid months of massive rallies calling for her ouster. Park was charged with consp...

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Tour bus headed to Masters overturns, driver charged with DUI

Tour bus headed to Masters overturns, driver charged with DUI

The crash blocked Interstate 20 in both directions about 15 miles from the tournament at Augusta National Golf Club along a major route from Atlanta, to which many golf fans fly before driving the l...

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Frozen Four schedule, start times and live streams

Frozen Four schedule, start times and live streams

Notre Dame defeated MI 4-3 in the second semifinal with a thrilling finish, scoring the winning goal with five seconds remaining. "We were clawing and clutching just to stay in the game", sophomore ...

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Mexico Presidential Front-Runner Blasts Trump on Border Troops

Mexico Presidential Front-Runner Blasts Trump on Border Troops

Judd also claimed that the 2017 dropoff in illegal crossings - the "Trump effect", he called it - has disappeared because the Obama holdovers in the border control agencies haven't followed through on...

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Trump talks tax cuts on 4th visit to West Virginia

Trump talks tax cuts on 4th visit to West Virginia

Before the sweeping tax cuts were passed late previous year, major USA corporations joined President Trump and Republicans in Congress in vowing the reform would grow the economy, create jobs and ra...

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Two more killed as Gaza death toll reaches 21

Two more killed as Gaza death toll reaches 21

A Palestinian man held his wedding ceremony in the Return Camp near Gaza's eastern border, expressing his commitment to the Right of Return. Palestinians run, as teargas canisters fired by Israeli...

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Rosatom granted construction license for Akkuyu nuclear plant

Rosatom granted construction license for Akkuyu nuclear plant

The grant comes a day before a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Ankara, where Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will also attend a ceremony to officially launch Akkuyu's f...

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Minnesota mom's DUI arrest is 'one of the worst'

Minnesota mom's DUI arrest is 'one of the worst'

She was once arrested in Minnesota while children were in the vehicle, and was also allegedly breastfeeding one of her children while driving intoxicated, Weitzel said. Officers noticed that she was h...

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Zidane's priceless reaction to Ronaldo's overhead kick against Juventus

Zidane's priceless reaction to Ronaldo's overhead kick against Juventus

The Portuguese surpassed himself with a breathtaking overhead hit from inside the box. Ronaldo has scored 16 goals in his past 10 Champions League games - 14 goals this season and two against Juve...

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Domestic assault call ends with collision; suspect with warrants arrested

Domestic assault call ends with collision; suspect with warrants arrested

The arrest stems from an incident at a business in the 2500 block of Innovation Drive in Auburn at about 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Police said the gun was either a 9mm or.40 caliber. Police have arres...

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Search on for missing children after California cliff SUV wreck

Search on for missing children after California cliff SUV wreck

Fox affiliate KPTV in OR reported that the SUV's speedometer was "pinned" at that speed, indicating that the vehicle remained in motion after it fell and just before it hit the rocks 100 feet belo...

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Kim will never give up his nuclear weapons, say MPs

Kim will never give up his nuclear weapons, say MPs

Some analysts have said Mr Trump's willingness to meet Mr Kim handed North Korea a diplomatic win, as the U.S. had insisted for years that any such summit be preceded by North Korean steps to denuclea...

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Severn man arrested after child porn discovered in storage locker auction

Severn man arrested after child porn discovered in storage locker auction

Thursday at the Dubuque County jail on warrants charging 13 counts of purchase/possess depiction of a minor involved in sex acts. At the time of his arrest, Vanderploeg was serving a sentence of fou...

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Donald Trump defends Sinclair broadcasting after critical video

Donald Trump defends Sinclair broadcasting after critical video

The internet lit up over the weekend after videos showed dozens of local newscasters across the country using the same script to criticize the news industry. So, while reading a suspiciously pro...

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Woman fired for flipping off Trump's motorcade sues former emplo

Woman fired for flipping off Trump's motorcade sues former emplo

Our right to free speech may protect us from punishment by the government, but it's not clear whether it protects our jobs when our bosses don't like how we behave. Briskman posted the image on her F...

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Philippines to temporary shut popular tourist island

Philippines to temporary shut popular tourist island

The entire island of Boracay will be closed to visitors from April. 26, so that it can receive a massive clean-up of dumped sewage and upgrades to its drainage systems, a spokesperson for President...

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U.S. trade deficit rises despite record American exports

U.S. trade deficit rises despite record American exports

The U.S. trade deficit rose for the sixth straight month in February, reaching the highest level since October 2008 and defying President Donald Trump's efforts to rebalance America's lopsided trade...

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Stormy Daniels can describe Trump's genitalia 'in great detail,' lawyer says

Stormy Daniels can describe Trump's genitalia 'in great detail,' lawyer says

Trump denies knowing anything about the payment, including where his lawyer, Michael Cohen , got the money from. The president's nondenial that he was the ultimate financier of the nondisclosure ...

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Hurricane Season May Be Busier Than Normal

Hurricane Season May Be Busier Than Normal

CSU hurricane researchers believe this season's activity will be about 135 percent of the average season. The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 to November 30, and this year includes...

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Natural disaster of magnitude 6.2 strikes off Mindanao in Philippines, reports USGS

Geological Survey. The Associated Press writes that the Los Angeles Fire Department said it went into "earthquake mode" and firefighters from all 106 of its firehouses began surveys of their ter...

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German court rules former Catalan leader can be released on bail

German court rules former Catalan leader can be released on bail

That made his actions not punishable under German law, the judges said in a statement, rejecting prosecutors' argument that the Spanish "rebellion" charge was similar enough to Germany's "high treason...

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Twitter has removed over 1.2 million accounts for promoting terrorism

Twitter has removed over 1.2 million accounts for promoting terrorism

The company also reported that more that 274,000 of those accounts were suspended in the last reporting period from July 2017 and December 2017, and almost three quarters of those accounts were susp...

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An Inside Look at Amazon.com, Inc

An Inside Look at Amazon.com, Inc

Shares of NASDAQ : AMZN opened at $1,410.57 on Thursday. The longer the period of the moving average, the smoother the price movement is. The competitive advantage Amazon gained by avoiding the ...

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Trump to visit Latin America amid trade, immigration fights

Trump to visit Latin America amid trade, immigration fights

The images are striking: throngs of Central American migrants crossing Mexico during Holy Week as they make their way north to the U.S. border. In addition, President Barack Obama sent about 1,200...

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Trump signs order to send troops to US border

Trump signs order to send troops to US border

Nicknamed "la bestia" (the beast), the train is infamous for causing injury to migrants. Trump has warned about the caravan in a series of tweets in recent days, vowing to stop the migrants at the U...

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Lok Sabha Adjourned Till 12 PM

Lok Sabha Adjourned Till 12 PM

Soon after the oath of affirmation to New members and the laying of papers, members of the TDP, the AIADMK and the Congress were in the well creating uproar on Demand for special status for Andhra, ...

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Turkey: 4 killed in shooting at university

Turkey: 4 killed in shooting at university

University staff say he has been detained by security forces. He then shot three other staff in the upper floors of the building before leaving, Mr Gonen told CNN Turk. Dogan said that the attack sp...

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Notable Performance Spotlight: Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-B)

Notable Performance Spotlight: Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-B)

Netflix shares rose 1.21 percent while Amazon gained 1.46 percent in volatile trading, while Facebook advanced 0.46 percent. Shares of RDS-B moved downward with change of -1.36% to its 50-day Moving a...

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Spring is still sleeping; Snow, wind, and cold make another appearance

Spring is still sleeping; Snow, wind, and cold make another appearance

Periods of snow will likely last into Friday morning. There is a warm-up on the horizon but it will seem like forever before it gets here. Today will be a little better than yesterday with a...

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Pensioner arrested over death of 'burglar' is bailed

Adam Lake, who lives near the scene, said: "When I heard it was a burglary I wasn't surprised, there's been a noticeable increase in crime in the area". The witness told the Press Association: "Peop...

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Bengal BJP to approach SC for free, fair Panchayat polls

Bengal BJP to approach SC for free, fair Panchayat polls

He added that while TMC has filed 1614 nominations so far, Opposition parties have filed 1821 nominations out of which BJP has filed 1146 nominations, CPM 351 and Congress 127 nominations. "To ensure ...

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Protests hit Tamil Nadu over Cauvery

Protests hit Tamil Nadu over Cauvery

Haasan told the reporters that in 2016, when the Supreme Court wanted the Centre to constitute the CMB, the government came up with "lame excuses" and technicalities "to delay it". With the traders' b...

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Sally Pearson pulls out of Commonwealth Games

Sally Pearson pulls out of Commonwealth Games

She remains determined to chase what would be an unprecedented third world title in Doha next year and then leave no stone unturned in a quest to join another sprint hurdler, Shirley Strickland, as th...

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APNewsBreak: Woman says she reported cruel treatment of kids

APNewsBreak: Woman says she reported cruel treatment of kids

Antfolk and his team gathered their findings based on a sample of 2,655 adults and also found that despite men's interest in younger women, their sexual activity reflects their own age range i.e. Whil...

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Brazil's Lula must start prison term, Supreme Court rules

Brazil's Lula must start prison term, Supreme Court rules

After almost 11 hours of often heated debate, the Supreme Federal Tribunal voted 6-5 to deny da Silva's request to stave off a 12-year prison sentence while he fights a conviction that he has always a...

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After Europe Refuses to Accept Migrants, Israel Scraps Resettlement Plan

After Europe Refuses to Accept Migrants, Israel Scraps Resettlement Plan

In a statement to APA on Tuesday, the United Nations agency remind Tel Aviv that the agreement was the result of protracted talks, and reflected a shared effort to find a lasting solution that gives w...

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Ranil holds on after no-confidence motion defeated

Ranil holds on after no-confidence motion defeated

SLFP ministers were among the rebels who voted against the government. More pragmatically, however, the motion likely seeks to take advantage of growing tensions between Wickremesinghe and President M...

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