• In a word, TCU 'excited' to get another swing at Florida ace
In a word, TCU 'excited' to get another swing at Florida ace

The Gators are hitting.200 with 10 runs through three games in Omaha . Austen Wade followed with an RBI double that went over the head of left fielder Austin Langworthy, and Zach Humphreys connected for an RBI double that Langworthy had trouble tracking in the sun-splashed sky.

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  • Chants against Saudi Arabia as Iran marks Jerusalem Day
Chants against Saudi Arabia as Iran marks Jerusalem Day

Tensions have risen sharply in the Gulf between Qatar and four Arab states, including Saudi Arabia , in part over Doha's links with Iran . On the eve of "Day of Al-Quds, ' the Arabic name of Jerusalem, Khamenei valued that day as "crucial not only to defend an oppressed people expelled from their land; (But rather), as a real fact, we are fightin...

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  • Sears to shut 20 more stores, according to report
Sears to shut 20 more stores, according to report

Sears stores have struggled with a consumer shift toward online shopping, tough competition from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Target Corp., and what analysts have decried as a cycle of underinvestment in stores, which many shoppers see as exhausted or lacking inventory, Crain's reported .

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  • Nancy Pelosi Should Resign, Frustrated Democrats Say
Nancy Pelosi Should Resign, Frustrated Democrats Say

Democrats , also known as the Blue Party, hoped their new favorite son Jon Ossoff would topple Karen Handel in the special election and flip the decades-old Republican red stronghold into a bounding baby-blue territory. "And the party's base has no patience anymore for the kind of careful triangulation that Bill Clinton practiced on issues ...

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  • 'Steve Scalise Took A Bullet For All Of Us'
'Steve Scalise Took A Bullet For All Of Us'

He remains in critical condition, but has improved in the last 24 hours. The morning after visiting Scalise in the hospital, Trump said the congressman's challenges are "more difficult" than first thought. House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting. "By playing tonight, you are showing the world ...

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  • Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Black Man
Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Black Man

A jury cleared a former black Milwaukee police officer of all charges in connection to his shooting of a black man Wednesday. Smith's shooting triggered two nights of protests last August, during which police arrested at least 14 people as protesters reportedly burned businesses and attacked news reporters.

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  • Shah-Thackeray meet: Sena plays hardball on Presidential polls
Shah-Thackeray meet: Sena plays hardball on Presidential polls

The Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna has also reported that the meeting of the party chief with Shah could take place on June 18. The Shiv Sena had earlier floated the names of RSS Sarsanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat and agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan for the top post.

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  • Summer Solstice Festival Draws Large Turnout
Summer Solstice Festival Draws Large Turnout

For the next few days, the amount of daylight will stay about that length; then it will slowly start shrinking each day until the winter solstice on December 21. and 9:24 p.m. respectively. Contrast that with a location on a very similar longitude, say Dallas Texas, but is much further south, you get even less daylight.

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  • US Senate passes Russian sanctions amendment
US Senate passes Russian sanctions amendment

The House hasn't taken up a similar sanctions measure. It codifies the existing sanctions against Russian Federation which were established by Barack Obama's executive orders and imposes new sanctions against Moscow for its interference in the 2016 elections, besides aggression in Ukraine and support for the Syrian government.

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  • Merkel wants good Brexit deal that works for both sides
Merkel wants good Brexit deal that works for both sides

The German flag flies half-staff on the Reichstags building in Berlin Friday, June 16, 2017 after former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl had died earlier the day. Diplomatic relations between Germany and the United States were at an all-time high at the time when Kohl led his country. Kohl's legacy includes the euro - now used by 19 nations...

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  • Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated
Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Iran's ballistic missile strike targeting the Islamic State group in Syria served both as revenge for attacks on Tehran earlier this month and a warning that Iran could strike Saudi Arabia and US interests in the Mideast, an Iranian general said Monday.

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  • Juneteenth celebrations commemorate end of slavery in Texas
Juneteenth celebrations commemorate end of slavery in Texas

Saturday's celebration, originally slated to take place in Cook Park from 12 to 4 p.m., had to be moved inside the nearby Girls Inc. building because of rain. It's a day in history that many believe should never be forgotten. Though slavery has been out of practice for over 150 years, Juneteenth is still a day that is celebrated among many who ...

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  • White House Bats Down Idea That Trump Is Considering Firing Robert Mueller
White House Bats Down Idea That Trump Is Considering Firing Robert Mueller

Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the investigation and is testifying Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Ruddy did not immediately respond when reached for comment. Mr Trump's friend Chris Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax , went even further, suggesting the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mr Mueller. He b...

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  • Protesters storm town hall after London fire
Protesters storm town hall after London fire

The fire in the block in west London burned for hours, and authorities fear that the official death toll of 30 is likely to rise, with numerous dead unlikely ever to be identified. He said the community in north Kensington, west London , was "frustrated and, yes, angry". In a related development, facing increasing criticism for not meeting...

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  • Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island
Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

Mr Trump will justify his partial reversal of Mr Obama's measures to a large extent on those grounds, said White House officials, and some Cuban dissidents back his tougher stance, saying repression has worsened since the detente. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, when governor of Georgia in 2010, led a delegation to Cuba and said at the tim...

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  • List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo
List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo

Mo Brooks, South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan and Arizona Rep. Trent Franks, anonymous sources told the Daily Caller . House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was wounded along with four others. Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said it's a "good possibility" that the Louisiana Republican will be able to return to work in his fu...

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  • Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy
Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

By Tuesday, he seemed ready to come home , asking a mechanic to make sure his tires would survive the trip back to IL. The amateur footage captured by Noah Nathan posted on Facebook shows attacker James T. She agreed to speak to the press only if they would leave her property afterward, the deputy had told reporters beforehand. Defenders ...

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  • Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door
Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

Asked whether the USA wanted to see an Iran-style global embargo to deny exports of petroleum and other products to North Korea , Mr Tillerson said that this would only work if Russian Federation and China co-operated. They said they were told he has been in a coma since his trial, when he was last seen in public, and they had learned of this ...

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  • Russia claims it has killed al-Baghdadi
Russia claims it has killed al-Baghdadi

If the report does prove true, it would be one of the biggest blows yet to Islamic State , which is trying to defend its shrinking territory against an array of forces backed by regional and global powers in both Syria and Iraq . USA special operations forces are on the ground, alongside Syrian Kurdish allies in Raqqa where they've begun their ...

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  • Markets Right Now: Grocers plunge on Amazon deal; Dow gains
Markets Right Now: Grocers plunge on Amazon deal; Dow gains

The deal reinforces the need for Canadian grocery chains to develop their e-commerce and home delivery solutions, wrote Irene Nattel, an RBC Dominion Securities Inc. Because we also can't help spending what seems like billions at the Whole Foods , but without all the perks Amazon got for it. Whole Foods , founded in 1978, saw its stock...

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  • Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license
Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

Earlier this year, the Canadian province of Ontario implemented the option of an X gender on licenses. "Saddled with identification that does not reflect who they are, people with nonbinary genders may be targeted for discrimination, harassment and violence", Hayley Gorenberg , deputy legal director of lesbian, gay, bisexuals and transgender r...

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  • Local lawmakers respond to baseball practice shooting
Local lawmakers respond to baseball practice shooting

Meanwhile, two Capitol Police officers who were already at the scene exchanged gunfire to stop the shooter, who ended up hitting one of the officers, as well as Scalise and a lobbyist. "I felt the bullet hit my leg", Barth said in the interview on GMA Thursday, alongside Williams. Mr. Williams said Mr. Mika appeared to be recovering, though Mr.

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  • Tim Farron quits as Lib Dem leader
Tim Farron quits as Lib Dem leader

But there was discomfort within his party over his personal views, and even though membership doubled and there was a modest increase in Lib Dem MPs at last week's general election, his effectiveness was always going to be dogged by questions over his faith.

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  • Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

The senator clearly wasn't in the mood for any of Sessions' grease pig maneuvering. Ron Wyden , D-Ore., rejected knowledge of such information and said that he doesn't appreciate the "secret innuendo being leaked out there about me". On Jan. 10, Sessions asserted during his confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russian officials duri...

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  • Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case scrutinizes his words
Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case scrutinizes his words

The jury deliberated for four hours over dinner and past nightfall Monday, before being sent back to their hotel after failing to reach a verdict. If convicted, Mr Cosby, 79, faces up to a decade in prison. Cosby and his publicist". She had waited 12 years for her day in court. And all along, they said Constand was a willing romantic partner. ...

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