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LEADING OFF: Hicks a hit for Tigers, Blach set for Kershaw

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ HICKS STICKS John Hicks is off to an impressive start as a fill-in for injured Detroit first baseman Miguel Cabrera. Called up from Triple-A on Saturday morning, Hicks...

New Orleans begins removing Confederate monuments — under police guard

Wearing helmets, flak jackets and scarves to conceal their identities, New Orleans workers dismantle the Liberty Place monument, erected in 1891 to commemorate whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government. It was removed overnight in an...

BJP confident of landslide victory in MCD polls

A total of 58.58 per cent votes were polled in the elections to 270 wards of the three municipal corporations (MCDs) yesterday. (PTI) The BJP today said it was expecting a “landslide” victory in the MCD polls while the...

Sensex up 286 points, Nifty tops 9200; top stocks driving the rally today

BSE Sensex was up 268 points at 29,631.54 at 14:38 today while Nifty50 was up 88 points at 9,207.15. was up 268 points at 29,631.54 at 14:38 today while Nifty50 was up 88 points at 9,207.15. The markets have...

Senators survive another OT to advance in NHL playoffs

BOSTON (AP) — After five extra periods in four overtime games, the Ottawa Senators will get a chance to rest before meeting the New York Rangers in the second round of the NHL playoffs. They’ll need it. The Senators...

Australia to import Indian mangoes for first time

The Australian Mango Industry Association’s Robert Gray said Indian mangoes would be imported when the native season was over. (Reuters) Indian mangoes will be imported to Australia for the first time after protocols were revised to allow the Asian-grown...

How your selfie could affect your life insurance

A woman takes a selfie at Pike Place Market. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times) A selfie reveals more than whether it’s a good hair day. Facial lines and contours, droops and dark spots could indicate how well you’re aging, and,...

Frim crybaby to MMA, bad blood boils over for Wizards-Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) — They’ve threatened to turn basketball into mixed martial arts. They’ve talked trash and cursed each other out. Now, we’ve got Washington’s Markieff Morris calling Atlanta star Paul Millsap a crybaby. It’s pretty clear these two teams...

Iranian candidate says nuclear deal failed to lift sanctions

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian presidential candidate said Sunday the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers has failed to lift sanctions or improve the country’s economy. Mostafa Mirsalim, a conservative, told a news conference that President Hassan...

German nationalists elect top duo for general election

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s nationalist party Alternative for Germany on Sunday elected two new top candidates for the September general election after the party’s best-known politician, Frauke Petry, said last week she would no longer be available. Members of...

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