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Scherzer pitches 7 scoreless innings, Nats beat Braves 3-1

Scherzer pitches 7 scoreless innings, Nats beat Braves 3-1

Scherzer started strong against Atlanta in the series opener with the Braves last night in start No. 3 of his 2017 campaign, but he ran into trouble in the fourth after issuing a leadoff walk to Freddie Freeman. "It was just a mess", Baker said. I can't say a whole lot. Werth suffered the injury when he checked his swing with one out in the third inning. It's just one start, but the reigning NL Cy Young Award victor showed why he has just as good a chance to win the award again in 2017. Read More

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Trump blasts 'New York Times' over Patriots photo flap

Trump blasts 'New York Times' over Patriots photo flap

Kraft was one of at least seven National Football League team owners who gave $ 1 million each to Trump's inaugural committee, a new fundraising report shows. It's the players who are missing, and the reason they stayed home. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Thank you very much. Basically, what I'm trying to tell you is that these three guys like to take pictures together. Read More

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Trump warns Democrats Obamacare will die without cash infusion

But it's not clear there would be enough votes in the broader GOP House conference to pass the bill. In a telephone call for House Democrats, Representative Nita Lowey, the senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, said: "I don't see how we can meet that deadline" and avoid having to pass a short-term extension, according to an aide on the call. Read More

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South African Airways cabin crew begins strike

South African Airways cabin crew begins strike

This comes after the airline's cabin crew members embarked on a strike, demanding the airline to address worldwide food allowances. About 200 cabin crew members of the airline launched the strike on Wednesday in protest over meal allowances which they say have not been increased over several years despite ongoing negotiations. Read More

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Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order

Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order

It's unclear how the program may change, but India says America still has a shortage of skilled workers that the H-1B system was created to ease. The government allows 85,000 immigrants each year through the H-1B visa programme, which is reserved for foreign nationals in "specialty occupations" and is largely used by the technology industry. Read More

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Man arrested for running into house fire to 'save' his beer

Man arrested for running into house fire to 'save' his beer

On Sunday afternoon, an apartment building in Sioux Falls caught fire. Public Information Officer Sam Clemens claimed that Casteel told law enforcement why he was darting back into the burning residence before doing so. Not only did the man fail to retrieve his refreshing beer, but he was arrested for his troubles, having been ordered to stay outside the building by police. Read More

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Sarin was used in deadly Syria attack, chemical weapons watchdog confirms

U.S. defense officials told media outlets on Thursday that almost all of Syria's operational fixed-wing aircraft were now stationed at Hmeimim Air Base, just south of the port city of Latakia. One defense official said that it appeared that most, if not all, of the Syrian government's operational warplanes were moved near Russia's Khmeimim Air Base in Syria's northwestern Latakia province. Read More

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139th White House Easter Egg Roll Offers Fun, Games To Kids

Melania tweeted Friday before the event. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are set to host the official annual Easter egg roll at the White House. In bows and fedoras, children gathered with their families bright and early for the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll. Monday's annual White House Easter Egg Roll brought a day of celebration for a busy first family. Read More

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Norwegian to launch low-cost long-haul service from Changi Airport

Norwegian to launch low-cost long-haul service from Changi Airport

London-Singapore, which is also Norwegian's first UK-Asia link, will be operated 4X-weekly by Boeing 787s from September 28, increasing to 5X-weekly in the winter. The new service will also benefit travellers from the United Kingdom, as they can capitalise on Changi Airport's excellent connectivity to about 120 destinations in Southeast Asia and Southwest Pacific for onward travel to the region, CAG said. Read More

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Paul Manafort worked for Putin

Manafort's spokesperson said his plan to register and his work with Russian Federation preceded his position with Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. No charges have been filed. So, for those keeping score, Trump's former campaign chairman received secret money from pro-Putin officials. Leshchenko said the payment matched those listed on the ledger. Read More

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CT police officer saves man from going head first over railing

CT police officer saves man from going head first over railing

As he met with the retirement home's staff and the elderly male resident, the man suddenly took off running toward the stairwell. Martin, who played basketball in college, used his long reach to make the grab of his life. "I knew it was a high risk situation for the gentleman but after watching the video, I was like, 'Oh man, that really just happened, '" said Martin. Read More

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Turkey carries out airstrikes on 'Kurdish rebel positions' in Iraq, Syria

They could also exacerbate tensions between Ankara and its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Washington, which sees the Kurds as instrumental in the fight against IS. Turkey's warplanes have regularly bombed the mountainous border area between Iraq and Turkey where PKK militants are based since a ceasefire broke down in July 2015, but it is the first time it has targeted its affiliate in the Sinjar region. Read More

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North Korea marks anniversary with massive artillery drill

In a statement, the South Korean President's Office said a meeting had been held to discuss the situation. South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, the country's acting leader in place of ousted President Park Geun-hye, who has been arrested over corruption allegations, has instructed his military to strengthen its "immediate response posture" in case the North does something significant on the April 25 anniversary. Read More

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Attorney for Tad Cummins' family releases statement after former teacher's arrest

Attorney for Tad Cummins' family releases statement after former teacher's arrest

Tad Cummins, a 50-year-old high school teacher in Culleoka, Tennessee, has been caught in the mountains of California after allegedly kidnapping his 15-year-old student. The 49-year-old woman who was married to her husband for 31 years is seeking alimony and attorney fees, according to the four-page suit. She's expected to be returned to Tennessee Friday and will undergo a forensic examination and receive any care that she may need, authorities said. Read More

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With First Round Over, French Presidential Candidates Look Ahead To Parliamentary Elections

With First Round Over, French Presidential Candidates Look Ahead To Parliamentary Elections

Ms Le Pen was one of two candidates to make it through the first round vote yesterday, and will face off against centrist Emmanuel Macron in the second round in two weeks. France's presidential election is widely seen as a litmus test for the populist wave that a year ago prompted Britain to vote to leave the European Union and USA voters to elect Donald Trump president. Read More

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Tillerson criticizes Iran nuclear pact, USA plans review

From NAFTA to the Iran nuclear agreement to the Paris climate accord, President Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric is colliding with the reality of governing. She said the review was a fig leaf to cover a decision by the Trump administration to abide by the Iran accord, if grudgingly. Pentagon chief Jim Mattis reinforced that tone during a visit to Saudi Arabia, when he said Iran was the source of many problems in the Middle East. Read More

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AAP rank and file not blaming EVMs for poll losses

AAP rank and file not blaming EVMs for poll losses

Whereas, AAP has barely managed to win only 43 seats and is competing with Congress to come second. -More than 1.3 crore people, including 1.1 lakh first-time voters, cast their votes for 272 wards in the MCD polls. "On the contrary, the BJP has sucked the MCD dry in the last 10 years...there is negativity for the BJP ; they are the ones facing anti-incumbency after holding power in MCD for the last 10 years", Mr. Read More

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Supreme Court clears way for 1st of 2 Arkansas executions

The liberal justice's decisions were outweighed by Gorsuch and the four other conservative judges, who voted against an injunction to halt the executions. Arkansas plans on having two executions on Monday, and another on Thursday. "No state has ever conducted eight executions" over an 11-day period, according to Robert Dunham, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center. Read More

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Check BSE Odisha HSC Result 2017 on www

Check BSE Odisha HSC Result 2017 on www

The board released the Orissa HSC Results through roll number-wise, district-wise and school-wise. Follow the following simple steps and get Odisha 10th Result 2017 online. Enter required details in the provided fields and Click on 'submit' button. The Odisha Board 10th Results will appear on the screen. Check the results and Download the document for further use. Read More

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Amsterdam ArenA to be renamed after Johan Cruyff

Amsterdam ArenA to be renamed after Johan Cruyff

Ajax , the stadium's board and Amsterdam say they "want to pay a worthy tribute to the best footballer Amsterdam and the Netherlands have ever known". The city has also agreed to name a street, square or bridge after him in the coming months. On March 25, a year and a day after Cruyff died of cancer, Barcelona announced that the future stadium at the club's Ciutat Esportiva training complex would bear his name. Read More

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Athawale seeks United Nations intervention in Jadhav's case

Athawale seeks United Nations intervention in Jadhav's case

Marri said that it would be a case of "premeditated murder" and "extra judicial killing" if Pakistan carried out Jadhav's death sentence. "The Pakistan government has been hostile towards India. Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Wednesday said that Pakistan had sufficient evidence against Indian RAW agent Kulbhushan Jadhav which were shared with Indian government as well. Read More

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Trump's EPA To Reconsider Oil And Gas Emissions Rule

Brooks says they want the EPA to be more responsive, expand soil and blood lead testing testing efforts, and establish a victims' compensation fund to make residents "whole". Eric Holcomb IN East Chicago. For months, hundreds of families have been evacuated from their homes as the city attempts to demolish affected buildings, after children tested positive for risky levels of lead, some areas even found to be 70 times the federal safety standards. Read More

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Ivanka Trump draws line with father on Syrian refugees

But the Germans were able to go one step further into some deep, dark shade with this question: "The German audience is not that familiar with the concept of a first daughter". Trump replied, adding, "And I am rather unfamiliar with this role as well, as it is quite new to me". Ms Trump said her father has been "a tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive", prompting boos from the audience. Read More

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Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk

Observed that we live in a time when "many of us seem to believe that a happy future is something impossible to achieve". "While such concerns must be taken very seriously, they are not invincible". "People's paths are riddled with suffering, as everything is centered around money, and things, instead of people". "People who call themselves "respectable" [often leave] behind entire populations, on the side of the road," he said. Read More

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Watchdog sounds alarm over media freedom worldwide

Watchdog sounds alarm over media freedom worldwide

RWB said a major cause of that increasing percentage stems from the spread of the "authoritarian strongman model" of government in countries that have a heritage of democracy. Al-Sisi tolerates no criticism, suppresses protests, shamelessly erodes media pluralism, attacks the journalists' union, and encourages self-censorship amongst reporters on a daily basis", RSF said. Read More

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Fillon, Melenchon level as French presidential election nears

Fillon, Melenchon level as French presidential election nears

The current President, Francois Hollande, is so unpopular that he decided not to run - the first president since World War II not to seek re-election. That's well below the 79.5 percent turnout in the first round of the 2012 presidential election. Economic news: Preliminary readings on April purchasing managers' indexes for the eurozone, France and Germany were all released Friday morning. Read More

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