• Astros add RHP McHugh for ALCS against New York Yankees
Astros add RHP McHugh for ALCS against New York Yankees

But he was quick to point out that Keuchel's success certainly hasn't been limited to games against NY. Alex Bregman and Altuve went back-to-back off Red Sox starter Chris Sale in the first inning, and that was just the start of a rude awakening for the AL Cy Young Award candidate in his first career postseason start.

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  • McDonald's brings back Szechuan Sauce for one day only
McDonald's brings back Szechuan Sauce for one day only

Participating McDonald's locations are also giving away collectible sauce-themed posters highlighting all ten of the restaurant's sauces, including the limited-edition Szechuan. In July, McDonald's sent a jug of Szechuan sauce to the show's co-creator Justin Roiland after finding it in "a dimension where it's always 1998".

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  • Las Vegas Police Officer Killed in Shooting Remembered at Vigil
Las Vegas Police Officer Killed in Shooting Remembered at Vigil

Hartfield, 34, was known as a selfless, respected leader who brought out the best in his players, said Stan King, whose son played football for Hartfield. While selflessly saving the lives of others, he was fatally struck by a bullet. "Sgt. 1st Class Hartfield epitomizes everything good about America", said Brig.

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  • Blood Donations Needed In Wake Of Las Vegas Massacre
Blood Donations Needed In Wake Of Las Vegas Massacre

If you want to help, United Blood Services needs blood donations, water, blankets, & chairs for the people waiting in line. Knowing people are suffering can leave people feeling helpless, but something as simple as a blood donation is a life-affirming move.

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  • Russian accused of Bitcoin fraud appeals extradition
Russian accused of Bitcoin fraud appeals extradition

A court in the Greek city of Saloniki satisfied a U.S. extradition request for Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik at its hearing on Wednesday. Vinnik was arrested while on vacation in Greece on July 25, and detained pending the extradition hearing, after a request from U.S.

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  • Five injured, suspect arrested as Canada police probe 'act of terrorism'
Five injured, suspect arrested as Canada police probe 'act of terrorism'

Trudeau said the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the country's Integrated National Enforcement Team had joined the Edmonton police in its investigation. The suspect fled the stop, leading police on a chase through Edmonton as the driver "intentionally swerved" at pedestrians in crosswalks, hitting four of them.

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  • NRL Grand Final: Everything you need to know
NRL Grand Final: Everything you need to know

That's how things seem to work with the supporting players at the juggernaut that is the Melbourne Storm rugby league club. He scored the 11th most regular season tries across the league and now, you can jump on him at $17. The remarkable memory left by Melbourne's big three is that their last was their best. Shorn of key men Johnathan Thur...

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  • Black Stars thrash Super Eagles, win WAFU Cup
Black Stars thrash Super Eagles, win WAFU Cup

Nigeria pulled a consolation goal in added time as Rabiu Ali flawless inched free kick beat Ghana's Joseph Addo at his near post. Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa was beaten twice from the spot. The Black Stars lost 2-0 Nigeria in the last group game of the ongoing WAFU Cup last week and will be looking to make amends in Sunday's rematch f...

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  • World's 'heaviest' woman dies in Abu Dhabi
World's 'heaviest' woman dies in Abu Dhabi

Eman was being monitored in hospital with a view to starting physiotherapy to enable her regain use of her limbs when she passed away. Eman Ahmed weighed 79 stone (501 kg), when she passed away this morning at Abu Dhabi's Burjeel hospital .

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  • Wolf Says Time is Running Out on Pennsylvania Budget Deal Before Downgrade
Wolf Says Time is Running Out on Pennsylvania Budget Deal Before Downgrade

With the lower rating, Pennsylvania is now among the bottom five states rated by Standard and Poor's. No matter what the right-wing advocates say, a majority of Republican members of the General Assembly is simply unwilling to reduce state spending to the level necessary to balance the budget without new taxes - indeed they have taken credit for ...

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  • Reasons I'm Not Buying an iPhone X (or iPhone 8)
Reasons I'm Not Buying an iPhone X (or iPhone 8)

As CEO Tim Cook recently said , the $999 iPhone X is a " value price " relative to all the technology packed inside. The improvements in the 8s over the previous generation of iPhones and their pricing under $1,000 will be attractive to many Apple users, said Andreas Scherer, managing partner at Salto Partners .

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  • India Seeks Deportation of Rohingya for Security Reasons
India Seeks Deportation of Rohingya for Security Reasons

The fundamental rights of Indians will also be seriously violated if Rohingya refugees are allowed to stay in the country and deprive Indians of their legitimate share, it added. According to media reports, the violence began when Rohingya militants attacked police posts in Rakhine. "We have asked the law enforcement agencies and the local admini...

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  • WaPo: Interior Secretary Zinke Calls For Shrinking At Least 4 National Monuments
WaPo: Interior Secretary Zinke Calls For Shrinking At Least 4 National Monuments

Titus responded Monday to the leak of the memo over the weekend, saying, "Secretary Zinke leaked a memo in the middle of the night because he knows his plan to hack away at monuments like Gold Butte is an overreach opposed by the majority of Americans".

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  • Have directed CBI probe into Ryan student murder, says Haryana chief minister
Have directed CBI probe into Ryan student murder, says Haryana chief minister

Pradyumans parents have always been demanding CBI inquiry. Police have arrested Ashok Kumar, a conductor of one of the school's buses, as the prime suspect in the case. There would be proper attendance, reporting of absentees and compulsory ID cards for staff and students while special attention would be paid to accident and abuse-prone areas insid...

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  • Kremlin accuses West of
Kremlin accuses West of "whipping up hysteria" over Russian war games

Russian military officials have said up to 70 aircraft and about 250 tanks, 200 artillery systems and 10 navy ships will also be involved . Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas inflated the numbers to as many as 100,000 Russian soldiers, supposedly to be mobilized during the exercise - a belief which has also been voiced by German Defense Ministe...

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  • Six people shot at high school in Washington State, one dead
Six people shot at high school in Washington State, one dead

The suspect brought multiple weapons to campus, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovick said in a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Before the student shooter, who has been identified by news outlets as Caleb Sharpe, could fire the second weapon, a classmate, Sam Strahan, approached and tried to intervene.

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  • Press Councils of India, Myanmar sign MoU on cooperation
Press Councils of India, Myanmar sign MoU on cooperation

National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights Chairperson Babar Nawaz Khan told Express that meetings with diplomats were continuing regarding the Myanmar government's atrocities against its Muslims minority. ■ Would like to thank India for taking a strong stand on the terror threat that Myanmar faced recently: State Counsellor Aung San S...

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  • Four West Nile Virus Human Cases Confirmed In Michigan
Four West Nile Virus Human Cases Confirmed In Michigan

While they say the risk of developing serious illness or death from West Nile virus is rare, people should still be watchful and take care to protect themselves from mosquito bites. - Avoid being outdoors from dusk to dawn, peak mosquito biting times, if possible. Permethrin products are intended for use on items such as clothing, shoes, bed nets a...

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  • Red Cross Text Donations Delayed After 'Inundation' of Messages
Red Cross Text Donations Delayed After 'Inundation' of Messages

Charities are stepping up their donation requests in the wake of Harvey , a severe, Category 4 hurricane that has devastated South Texas and could still lead to worse flooding in the days ahead. A man helps his neighbor down the street after rescuing her in his boat in their Houston neighborhood after flooding from Hurricane Harvey in August 20...

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  • U.S. approves first gene therapy for cancer
U.S. approves first gene therapy for cancer

The patient's T-cells are collected and sent to a manufacturing center where they are genetically modified to include a new gene that contains a specific protein (a chimeric antigen receptor or CAR) that directs the T-cells to target and kill leukemia cells that have a specific antigen (CD19) on the surface.

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  • A Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Has Been Linked to Pet Turtles
A Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Has Been Linked to Pet Turtles

Pennsylvania had five of 37 cases reported in 13 states as of August 25, with one in New Jersey. There have been no deaths, but 16 people were taken to the hospital, CDC officials said. The outbreak strain has been identified as Salmonella Agbeni. This is not the first turtle-related salmonella outbreak. The symptoms of salmonella are...

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  • Levee Breaks South of Houston
Levee Breaks South of Houston "Get Out Now" Tweeted

More than 17,000 people are seeking refuge in Texas shelters, the American Red Cross said, and the number looks certain to grow. Houston, the country's fourth largest city, has been inundated with flooding as result of Harvey , which made landfall late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane and lingered as a tropical storm over the weekend.

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  • Trump Son-in-Law Kushner: US-Israeli Relations 'Stronger'
Trump Son-in-Law Kushner: US-Israeli Relations 'Stronger'

Donald Trump's team must commit to a two-state solution and oppose Israeli settlement construction before the USA president's peace push can move forward, Palestinian officials said Wednesday. A spokesman for Abbas called the meeting "important and crucial". Kushner meanwhile said that "President Trump is very optimistic and hopes for a better f...

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  • Roger Goodell Close to Five-Year Extension With the NFL
Roger Goodell Close to Five-Year Extension With the NFL

Goodell earned more than $31 million in the league's 2015 fiscal year, according to a tax filing. Sports Business Journal was the first to report on the seemingly imminent deal, saying an announcement could come this week. A new contract would mean Goodell will likely oversee negotiations between owners and the NFL Players Association over a ...

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  • The Health Insurance Issue Explained
The Health Insurance Issue Explained

About 7 million consumers receive the benefit. Because of the automatic subsidy alluded to above that would kick in should premiums rise many low-income individuals would receive a different subsidy in lieu of the one that they're now receiving if they're receiving a subsidy from the online exchanges presently.

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  • FDA reports five deaths related to weight-loss balloons
FDA reports five deaths related to weight-loss balloons

Most of the adverse events involve Obera, which uses saline to fill a single stomach balloon, as opposed to the ReShape system that uses 2 balloons filled with saline and a blue due. 'The FDA's letter to health care providers does not indicate that the patient deaths were related to the Orbera device or the insertion procedures.

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  • After 16 Years, Another 9/11 Victim Identified
After 16 Years, Another 9/11 Victim Identified

The medical examiner's office says the man's name is being withheld by request of his family. The last positive ID came two years ago in March of 2015. Few full bodies were recovered after the twin towers burned and collapsed, with the effects of heat, bacteria and chemicals such as jet fuel making it hard to analyse the remains.

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  • Rahul Gandhi finds fault with Rajasthan's flood rehabilitation work
Rahul Gandhi finds fault with Rajasthan's flood rehabilitation work

After the Congress alleged that " BJP goons" were behind the stone attack on Gandhi's vehicle, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said the opposition party should not "abuse" people who are "angry" over the floods and "tired" of Rahul Gandhi's politics.

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  • Searching for mosquitoes carrying Zika virus
Searching for mosquitoes carrying Zika virus

As per reports, the patient and the partner, both have tested positive for the deadly virus . Mosquito control is responding to the neighborhood. In addition to trapping the mosquitoes, Kalamazoo County is identifying what type of insects it is capturing to the Centers for Disease Control and giving citizens information on preventing mosquito ...

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  • No life sentences without parole for juveniles in Alaska
No life sentences without parole for juveniles in Alaska

Last year, the court said the ruling applied to the more than 2,000 inmates already serving such sentences nationwide, and that all but the rare irredeemable juvenile offender should have a chance at parole. However, corrections officials say there are no known inmates facing life terms without parole for juvenile offenses. The legislation won br...

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  • Can moderate consumption of alcohol reduce diabetes risk? Researchers say yes!
Can moderate consumption of alcohol reduce diabetes risk? Researchers say yes!

Consuming alcohol three or four days a week was associated with a reduced risk of developing diabetes - a 27% reduction in men and a 32% reduction in women - compared with abstaining, scientists found. The alcoholic beverage not only acts as a stress reliever, it can also protect us from diabetes . However, WHO has also said that moderate dri...

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  • Should Gene Editing In Human Embryos Be Allowed?
Should Gene Editing In Human Embryos Be Allowed?

Still, Mitalipov's work marks a milestone for the United States-the second country to successfully edit human embryos , after China. By now, most of us know what CRISPR gene editing is. "If America were to take the lead both in terms of working with journals, working with private foundations, with patient groups, and working with state and f...

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  • Yemen civilian death toll in Saudi-led airstrike reaches 20
Yemen civilian death toll in Saudi-led airstrike reaches 20

The Saudi-led coalition, which is backing Yemen government forces fighting the Iran-allied Houthi rebels, prevented the United Nations flight from departing Djibouti on Tuesday because the journalists were due to travel. Dr Abdullah al-Rabeeah, a former Saudi minister and now head of the country's state aid agency, told The Independent "there is ...

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  • 'Artificial sweeteners may up obesity, heart disease risk'
'Artificial sweeteners may up obesity, heart disease risk'

Scientists have compared and reviewed two types of scientific studies and have come to a unanimous conclusion that there is actually no solid evidence that artificial sweeteners help with weight loss or management. They found no link between the use of artificial sweeteners and changes in body mass index (BMI), which is a measure of weight in...

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  • Premier Nawaz refuses to resign on demand of 'conspirators' @ Pakistan Herald
Premier Nawaz refuses to resign on demand of 'conspirators' @ Pakistan Herald

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has urged party leaders to refrain from criticising the Supreme Court bench hearing the Panama Papers case, as well as other state institutions. Soon after the cabinet meeting, the main opposition Pakistan People's Party announced it would support government institutions - a indication of support for the JIT.

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