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It’s time for the folks upstairs to step to the plate for the Dodgers
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:45:00 +0200
More than half of the regular season has yet to be played and it doesn’t feel premature to declare this is the year. This is the year the Dodgers can return to the World Series. Actually, no. That isn’t strong enough. This is the year the Dodgers...
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Homer-happy Dodgers can’t solve homer-prone Ricky Nolasco
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:30:00 +0200
The 10-game winning streak of the Dodgers, a stretch of baseball that vaulted the club to the top of the National League West, fizzled out Monday evening. The pitching staff of the Angels snuffed out their crosstown rivals in a 4-0 victory at Dodger Stadium...
© LA Times
America’s Cup is won by Kiwis in a 7-1 rout
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:15:00 +0200
Redemption for a gutty crew of five New Zealanders and one Australian was reached on the turquoise waters of Bermuda’s Great Sound, four years and 3,000 miles removed from one of the most brutal collapses in sports. With a mixture of ingenuity and national...
© LA Times
NBA: He put the ‘O’ in OKC; now Russell Westbrook is MVP
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:05:00 +0200
Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA. Westbrook was voted most valuable player Monday night after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles during his historic season. He led the league with a 31.6-point...
© LA Times
MLB: K-Rod signs with Nationals
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:55:00 +0200
The Washington Nationals have agreed to a minor league contract with right-handed reliever Francisco Rodriguez, according to multiple reports Monday. Rodriguez, released last week by Detroit after posting a 7.82 ERA this season, is a six-time All-Star...
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Yankees lose Starlin Castro, nearly game in 6-5 win vs. White Sox
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:53:24 +0200
Starlin Castro left Monday night's game against the White Sox after coming up lame running to first base while trying to beat out a hit.
© NY Daily News
Queens man confesses to fatally stabbing cousin
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:49:47 +0200
The attacker stabbed his roommate in the neck, killing him on Monday.
© NY Daily News
College World Series: Singer strikes out 12 in Gators' 4-3 win
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:45:00 +0200
Florida got a dominant performance from Brady Singer, a big defensive play when LSU was threatening and just enough offense. Now, after a 4-3 win in Game 1 of the College World Series on Monday night, the Gators are one win from their first national...
© LA Times
Angels are not buying analytics report on Albert Pujols
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:35:00 +0200
The Angels are not averse to analytics. They have six full-time analytics staffers, up from zero two years ago. But there are days when analytics make you shake your head, and Monday was one of those days for the Angels. According to Fangraphs, Albert...
© LA Times
Former Mighty Ducks Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya will carry bond into Hall of Fame
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:35:00 +0200
Three years into retirement following a glorious NHL career, Teemu Selanne is still as fast as ever. He’s also still linked to friend and former Mighty Ducks linemate Paul Kariya, an enduring bond they will carry into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Selanne,...
© LA Times
Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Theresa May, Angela Merkel: Your Tuesday Briefing
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:22:12 +0200
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
© The New York Times
Russell Westbrook wins MVP, Bill Russell honored at awards show
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:04:15 +0200
Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry and LeBron James were absent from the inaugural Awards Show.
© NY Daily News
The Weird, Mystic Pull of Southwest England
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:01:29 +0200
The area is a place of pilgrimage for late-model would-be knights of the Round Table, as well as mystical seekers of many stripes.
© The New York Times
Britt McHenry implies she was laid off from ESPN over politics
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:40:01 +0200
Almost 100 ESPN employees have been let go over the last few months, but Britt McHenry thinks hers had more to do with politics than sports.
© NY Daily News
Syria Will ‘Pay a Heavy Price’ for Another Chemical Attack, White House Says
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:39:35 +0200
A White House statement late Monday said President Bashar al-Assad of Syria appeared to be preparing a chemical weapons attack similar to the one in April.
© The New York Times
Activists fear court's ruling on travel ban may spur immig bias
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:29:01 +0200
Advocates for immigrants showed dismay at the Supreme Court’s order implementing parts of President Trump’s travel ban.
© NY Daily News
A showdown between Texas and local officials centers on the state's 'sanctuary' cities ban
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:20:00 +0200
Hundreds of immigrant advocates gathered outside a federal courthouse here Monday as local officials from across Texas squared off for a legal showdown with the state and federal governments over the state’s new anti-‘sanctuary’ city law. Mayors,...
© LA Times
Woman at heart of Brooklyn threesome slaying maintains rape claim
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:04:55 +0200
The woman maintains she was not a willing participant in the fatal threesome.
© NY Daily News
Detroit judge halts deportations of Iraqi immigrants nationwide
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:45:00 +0200
A federal judge in Detroit on Monday put a temporary hold on the deportation of scores of Iraqi nationals swept up in immigration enforcement raids around the country in recent months. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith had already issued a 14-day stay...
© LA Times
Syria Will ‘Pay a Heavy Price’ for Another Chemical Attack, Trump Says
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:44:34 +0200
A White House statement late Monday said President Bashar al-Assad of Syria appeared to be preparing a chemical weapons attack similar to the one in April.
© The New York Times
Three CNN journalists resign after retracted Trump ally story
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:36:46 +0200
Three CNN journalists resigned Monday after the cable news network retracted a story on a supposed Senate investigation into a Trump ally.
© NY Daily News
Judge Suspends All Iraqi Deportations in US for 2 Weeks
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:36:46 +0200
A federal judge on Monday temporarily suspended the deportation of 1,400 Iraqi nationals in the U.S. while he determines whether his court is the proper place to consider their fears of physical harm if they're kicked out of the country.
© The New York Times
Travel ban ruling is not the 'clear victory' Trump claims
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:32:42 +0200
President Trump was quick to declare Monday’s travel ban decision by the Supreme Court a “clear victory” for him. It is not.
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Pharmacist Gets 9-Year Prison Term in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:08:32 +0200
Barry J. Cadden, the former co-owner of a compounding pharmacy, had been convicted on charges related to tainted injections that killed dozens.
© The New York Times
The C.B.O. Score: A Few Bright Spots for Republicans. The Rest Can Be Scored as Grim.
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:08:06 +0200
Besides the millions who would lose coverage under the Senate health bill, insurance would generally cost more and cover less, the C.B.O. says.
© The New York Times
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Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured, C.B.O. Says
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:19:07 +0200
The figure released by the Congressional Budget Office is only slightly lower than the 23 million more uninsured under the House version of the legislation.
© The New York Times
They're voracious, nonnative and getting closer to the Great Lakes. Latest Asian carp discovery is a cause for worry
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0200
A commercial fisherman pulled a live Asian carp out of a northern Illinois river last week about 9 miles from Lake Michigan, prompting a furious dragnet to determine whether more of the voracious fish have evaded electric barriers designed to keep them...
© LA Times
A look behind the scenes as the Lakers prepared to draft Lonzo Ball
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:15:00 +0200
The famous pancakes always came with strawberries, and LaVar Ball didn’t change that just because there were VIPs in his house. So after Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka watched Lonzo Ball go through...
© LA Times
Why Grenfell Tower Burned: Regulators Put Cost Before Safety
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:58:58 +0200
The incineration of the 24-story London high rise, the deadliest fire in Britain in more than a century, was fueled by a regulatory breakdown.
© The New York Times
Bronx infection victim warns women about overseas plastic surgery
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0200
Linda McFaline went to the Dominican Republic for plastic surgery and returned with an infection that could have killed her.
© NY Daily News
Urban-style upgrade planned for Warner Center complex as Woodland Hills gets citified
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0200
One of Warner Center’s one-story rambling office parks is poised to go vertical as a new era of urbanization unfolds in the Woodland Hills neighborhood. The proposed $1-billion development by Adler Realty Investments Inc. is one of many big real estate...
© LA Times
It’s time for the folks upstairs to step to the plate for the Dodgers
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:45:00 +0200
More than half of the regular season has yet to be played and it doesn’t feel premature to declare this is the year. This is the year the Dodgers can return to the World Series. Actually, no. That isn’t strong enough. This is the year the Dodgers...
© LA Times
Homer-happy Dodgers can’t solve homer-prone Ricky Nolasco
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:30:00 +0200
The 10-game winning streak of the Dodgers, a stretch of baseball that vaulted the club to the top of the National League West, fizzled out Monday evening. The pitching staff of the Angels snuffed out their crosstown rivals in a 4-0 victory at Dodger Stadium...
© LA Times
America’s Cup is won by Kiwis in a 7-1 rout
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:15:00 +0200
Redemption for a gutty crew of five New Zealanders and one Australian was reached on the turquoise waters of Bermuda’s Great Sound, four years and 3,000 miles removed from one of the most brutal collapses in sports. With a mixture of ingenuity and national...
© LA Times
NBA: He put the ‘O’ in OKC; now Russell Westbrook is MVP
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:05:00 +0200
Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA. Westbrook was voted most valuable player Monday night after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles during his historic season. He led the league with a 31.6-point...
© LA Times
MLB: K-Rod signs with Nationals
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:55:00 +0200
The Washington Nationals have agreed to a minor league contract with right-handed reliever Francisco Rodriguez, according to multiple reports Monday. Rodriguez, released last week by Detroit after posting a 7.82 ERA this season, is a six-time All-Star...
© LA Times
Yankees lose Starlin Castro, nearly game in 6-5 win vs. White Sox
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:53:24 +0200
Starlin Castro left Monday night's game against the White Sox after coming up lame running to first base while trying to beat out a hit.
© NY Daily News
Queens man confesses to fatally stabbing cousin
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:49:47 +0200
The attacker stabbed his roommate in the neck, killing him on Monday.
© NY Daily News
College World Series: Singer strikes out 12 in Gators' 4-3 win
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:45:00 +0200
Florida got a dominant performance from Brady Singer, a big defensive play when LSU was threatening and just enough offense. Now, after a 4-3 win in Game 1 of the College World Series on Monday night, the Gators are one win from their first national...
© LA Times
Angels are not buying analytics report on Albert Pujols
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:35:00 +0200
The Angels are not averse to analytics. They have six full-time analytics staffers, up from zero two years ago. But there are days when analytics make you shake your head, and Monday was one of those days for the Angels. According to Fangraphs, Albert...
© LA Times
Former Mighty Ducks Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya will carry bond into Hall of Fame
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:35:00 +0200
Three years into retirement following a glorious NHL career, Teemu Selanne is still as fast as ever. He’s also still linked to friend and former Mighty Ducks linemate Paul Kariya, an enduring bond they will carry into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Selanne,...
© LA Times
Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Theresa May, Angela Merkel: Your Tuesday Briefing
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:22:12 +0200
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
© The New York Times
Russell Westbrook wins MVP, Bill Russell honored at awards show
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:04:15 +0200
Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry and LeBron James were absent from the inaugural Awards Show.
© NY Daily News
The Weird, Mystic Pull of Southwest England
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:01:29 +0200
The area is a place of pilgrimage for late-model would-be knights of the Round Table, as well as mystical seekers of many stripes.
© The New York Times
Britt McHenry implies she was laid off from ESPN over politics
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:40:01 +0200
Almost 100 ESPN employees have been let go over the last few months, but Britt McHenry thinks hers had more to do with politics than sports.
© NY Daily News
Syria Will ‘Pay a Heavy Price’ for Another Chemical Attack, White House Says
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:39:35 +0200
A White House statement late Monday said President Bashar al-Assad of Syria appeared to be preparing a chemical weapons attack similar to the one in April.
© The New York Times
Activists fear court's ruling on travel ban may spur immig bias
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:29:01 +0200
Advocates for immigrants showed dismay at the Supreme Court’s order implementing parts of President Trump’s travel ban.
© NY Daily News
A showdown between Texas and local officials centers on the state's 'sanctuary' cities ban
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:20:00 +0200
Hundreds of immigrant advocates gathered outside a federal courthouse here Monday as local officials from across Texas squared off for a legal showdown with the state and federal governments over the state’s new anti-‘sanctuary’ city law. Mayors,...
© LA Times
Woman at heart of Brooklyn threesome slaying maintains rape claim
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:04:55 +0200
The woman maintains she was not a willing participant in the fatal threesome.
© NY Daily News
Detroit judge halts deportations of Iraqi immigrants nationwide
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:45:00 +0200
A federal judge in Detroit on Monday put a temporary hold on the deportation of scores of Iraqi nationals swept up in immigration enforcement raids around the country in recent months. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith had already issued a 14-day stay...
© LA Times
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