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World News The Diamondbacks are bringing back the bullpen cart, and it looks awesome
Author: 0 The Diamondbacks are bringing back the bullpen cart, and it looks awesome

The Diamondbacks have already sold sponsorship for their two golf carts, which have been shaped to include the team's helmet as a roof, to OnTrac courier service. Using the golf cart will not be required. No motorized vehicle has been used to transport relievers from the bullpen since 1995, when the Milwaukee Brewers utilized a motorcycle and sidecar as a bullpen cart.

World News NH House approves bill to raise marriage age to 16
Author: 0 NH House approves bill to raise marriage age to 16

Adams told IL that it was the conservative Family Foundation of Kentucky that had put up last-minute opposition to the bill, arguing that it "diminishes parental rights". The committee approved a substitute which retains most of Adams' original bill but provides an opportunity for parental participation - although the judge would have the final say in whether a teen under 18 is allowed to marry.

World News Goldman Sachs hits out at Trump's
Author: 0 Goldman Sachs hits out at Trump's "draconian" metals tariffs

Analysts at UBS said Europe would have a good chance of winning, but the group could take 18 months to reach a decision, says CNN Money . "The economic nationalists now certainly have the upper hand and their camp is bigger". Until recently, the inquiry into the national security risks of steel and aluminium had been considered separate from the Nafta discussions, but Trump revived his complaints about Nafta being a "bad deal" for the U.S.

World News China spends more on defence, emphasis on militarisation
Author: 0 China spends more on defence, emphasis on militarisation

China on Sunday said the decision to scrap two-term limit for President Xi Jinping is essential for upholding the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC). China's state media on Monday said the 2018 defense budget was proportionate and low. "Thus seeking a stronger military is natural for it [China] to safeguard its interests and counter any threat that may materialize from the aggressive posturing of others upset by its rise", the China Daily stressed.

World News Sade - 'Flower of the Universe'
Author: 0 Sade - 'Flower of the Universe'

The track is from the soundtrack for the much-anticipated Ava DuVernay film, A Wrinkle In Time starring Oprah Winfrey , Reese Witherspoon , Mindy Kaling and Chris Pine . "She was kind and giving". My thanks to No I.D . Her last song before this one appeared on the 2011 compilation, "The Ultimate Collection" as a bonus cut.

World News War of words with Kremlin over suspected spy poisoning
Author: 0 War of words with Kremlin over suspected spy poisoning

Britain will respond "robustly" if it is proved that Russia was involved in an incident which left a former Russian double agent in a critical condition, Boris Johnson said today. "The U.K.is in the lead across the world in standing up to Russian Federation, and it may be that explains the hostility we are having to endure", Johnson said.

World News Michelle Obama meets girl in viral portrait photo
Author: 0 Michelle Obama meets girl in viral portrait photo

Parker was caught by an onlooker in a moment of reverence as she gazed at the painting of Obama captured by artist Amy Sherald . The caption that Obama includes with the post encourages little Parker to follow her dreams. -Is Michelle Obama teasing Malia Obama about pics with her boyfriend ending up in the tabloids? Obama and Curry's meeting comes four days after the little girl's mother Jessica shared the beloved photo of Curry looking at Sherald's painting in awe, which Obama ...

World News Booming US oil production expected to meet most of world's demand
Author: 0 Booming US oil production expected to meet most of world's demand

The International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Monday that Angola's oil production is going to suffer the second worst drop until 2023 after Venezuela, falling 370,000 barrels a day (21.8%), to 1.29 million. Also, a source close to the talks reported that over 50 companies will take part in the meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries with the U.S.

World News Florida's state Senate strikes down proposed ban on assault weapons
Author: 0 Florida's state Senate strikes down proposed ban on assault weapons

The Senate passed a bill last month to prohibit the marriage of anyone under 18 under any circumstance, but the House carved out exceptions for 16- and 17-year-olds when there's a pregnancy. But Book said she couldn't let the legislative session end Friday without doing something. Neither measure expands background checks or curbs access to weapons - gun-control measures Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students have called for in the wake of the shooting that killed 17 of their ...

World News Arkansas governor announces work requirement for Medicaid recipients
Author: 0 Arkansas governor announces work requirement for Medicaid recipients

Hutchinson , a Republican, said. "We've got a Medicaid expansion program that's been nearly 50 percent over enrollment projections, significantly over budget - and I think what Governor [Asa] Hutchinson [R-Arkansas] and the legislature have done here is a really good thing to help people get out of the welfare trap, back into work, and into self-sufficiency - while also protecting taxpayers at the same time ".

World News Congress migrated to BJP in Tripura: Pinarayi
Author: 0 Congress migrated to BJP in Tripura: Pinarayi

After ousting Left Front's 25 years of governance in the 60-member Tripura assembly, BJP lose no time to renew attack against the the Mamata Banerjee led AITC government in West Bengal. But they do matter in Russian Federation. "So I can not disregard them by demolishing their statues just as we can not tolerate demotion of statues of Netaji or Swamiji", she said.

World News Doubts raised over meeting apprenticeships target
Author: 0 Doubts raised over meeting apprenticeships target

The Apprenticeship team now delivers apprenticeships in eight key business sectors across three different levels. In the United Kingdom, nearly half a million people started an apprenticeship in the last academic year alone, and there are over 23,000 vacancies listed every month.

World News Prominent South Korean politician resigns after rape allegations, asks for forgiveness
Author: 0 Prominent South Korean politician resigns after rape allegations, asks for forgiveness

In the Democratic Party's process to select its presidential candidate a year ago, Ahn was runner-up to Moon, who went on to win the election in May. Kim Ji-eun in her interview on South Korean television. Ahn's office initially denied the accusations, saying that any relationship between the two was consensual. He had been tipped as a front-runner among liberal presidential hopefuls to succeed Moon - who can only serve one term - and topped an opinion poll last month on provincial ...

Author: 0 Breakingviews - Election leaves Italy with only radical options

Although both Di Maio and League leader Matteo Salvini ruled out an alliance during the campaign, the stance could change once the results are in. Berlusconi , who has not been seen in public since the vote, met Salvini on Monday in his villa near Milan. Five Star may emerge as the biggest single party - according to surveys before the polling restrictions - though only Berlusconi's center-right coalition was seen within reach of an outright majority.

World News Appeal for release of two Greek soldiers rejected by Turkish judge
Author: 0 Appeal for release of two Greek soldiers rejected by Turkish judge

A Turkish court on Monday dismissed a request for the release of two Greek soldiers , ruling for their continuing custody for crossing into Turkey, Turkish media said. The Greek Appeal Court has decided not to extradite a member of far-left terrorist group DHKP-C, who was arrested in the capital Athens in December 2017.

World News MA first responders rescue choking puppy
Author: 0 MA first responders rescue choking puppy

In Massachusetts, police officers and firefighters went to extra lengths to save a choking puppy on Sunday. Her friend is seen holding her nine-week-old St. Emergency responders performed CPR on the dog, gave it some oxygen, and wrapped it in a blanket, allowing the puppy to breathe normally again. The Saint Bernard has made a full recovery, WCVB reports , and the puppy is back with its owners.

World News Italian Populists Gain, But Not Enough to Govern
Author: 0 Italian Populists Gain, But Not Enough to Govern

The Democratic Party's center-left coalition, led by former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi , looked to have a disappointing night, with the RAI poll predicting a result of between 24.5 percent and 27.5 percent. Several coalition prospects have been touted , including Forza Italia attempting a grand coalition with the Democratic Party in a continuation of the current government.

World News France to set the legal age for sexual consent at 15
Author: 0 France to set the legal age for sexual consent at 15

Until now, sex with children under 15 could be prosecuted as a sexual offense, but rape charges could be hard to prove in such cases because the law required evidence that the sex was forced. Last year, a 30-year-old man was acquitted of rape after a court decided that an 11-year-old he had sex with was not subjected to "constraint, threat, violence or surprise".

World News McDonald's in Salt Lake City among first to offer fresh beef
Author: 0 McDonald's in Salt Lake City among first to offer fresh beef

McDonald's Corp said on Tuesday that it had begun serving fresh beef Quarter Pounders and other premium burgers at about 3,500 restaurants in the United States, and most of its other US locations will follow suit by May. Earlier this year, the Oak Brook, Illinois-based company confirmed that it was testing a fresh beef burger that used a patty that was slightly smaller than the one in the Quarter Pounder, but larger than the one its hamburgers and cheeseburgers.

World News Saudi Arabia, Egypt to fund $10-billion mega-city project
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia, Egypt to fund $10-billion mega-city project

He has promised to promote a more moderate form of Islam. "Saudi Arabia is approaching a time in history, where more and more women are not only entering the work force but assuming key leadership positions.[1] We celebrate International Women's Day with all of the women of Saudi Arabia and through Danube Online hope and wish to serve them in a small but meaningful way, having groceries delivered to their doors from easily shopping online at the click of a button", said Majed M.

World News Nashville mayor expected to resign
Author: 0 Nashville mayor expected to resign

Forrest was the only security guard traveling with Barry on at least 10 trips she took funded by taxpayer money, according to The Tennessean . The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation did not identify the woman in the photos and Barry has said that if the photos are of her, they were taken without her knowledge or permission.

World News Theresa May tells Donald Trump of 'deep concern' over trade war threat
Author: 0 Theresa May tells Donald Trump of 'deep concern' over trade war threat

Australia, Canada , European nations and other allies were hoping to be exempt, but White House trade adviser Peter Navarro confirmed on Sunday Mr Trump's tariffs would be "across the board". The Trump administration is telling the Sunday talk shows that Canada won't be excluded from anticipated tariffs on steel and aluminum, while Canadian officials are contemplating retaliation to the tariffs.

World News Erdogan: 2872 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin op
Author: 0 Erdogan: 2872 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin op

Regarded by Ankara as a terrorist organization and the Syrian branch of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the YPG forms the largest part of the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US-backed anti-Damascus militant group.

World News Former Russian spy hospitalized over 'unknown substance' exposure
Author: 0 Former Russian spy hospitalized over 'unknown substance' exposure

Who is Russian double agent Sergei Skripal? "They are now being treated for suspected exposure to an unknown substance" he said, adding they were "in a critical condition". The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, denied any Russian involvement, and refused to extradite the two Russians accused by the British authorities of killing Litvinenko.

World News White House Denies Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act
Author: 0 White House Denies Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act

The interviews were broadcast on CNN's " New Day " and Fox News' "Fox & Friends, according to the report". The OSC says it submitted its findings to President Trump "for appropriate disciplinary action". He's weak on crime, weak on borders. But, what exactly is the Hatch Act? Of Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones: "Folks, don't be fooled". He is strong on raising your taxes.

Author: 0 Emergency imposed in Sri Lanka, curfew in Kandy

It was briefly lifted on Tuesday, but soon re-imposed after the body of a 24-year-old Muslim man was found in the town of Digana. The government sent troops and elite police to the area on Monday and imposed a curfew. The region of Kandy saw similar violence in late February, and in 2014 violence between Buddhists and Muslims, instigated by a Buddhist extremist group, resulted in four deaths.

World News Kim Jong-un to meet S. Korean leader at April summit
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un to meet S. Korean leader at April summit

It is the first major South-to-North diplomatic deploymeny since the sister of Kim Jong-un, Kim Jo-yong, invited Moon to meet her brother during her visit to the South last month. In an unusual move, Kim Jong Un received the envoys on the first day of their visit and hosted a welcome dinner. Mr Trump has taken a more bellicose position, suggesting military action is possible if North Korea does not stop efforts to develop a nuclear-armed missile capable of hitting the continental ...

World News Illinoisans on Forbes list of world's billionaires
Author: 0 Illinoisans on Forbes list of world's billionaires

The list is published in Forbes's latest edition under the headline "The super-rich continue to get richer, widening the gap between them and everyone else". There are 53 billionaires in the United Kingdom, according to Forbes , down from 54 in 2017, with the Hinduja family - who have a raft of business interests - highest placed at 55th with $19.5bn.

World News Geneva gallery: new Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro
Author: 0 Geneva gallery: new Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro

Yes. Eleven. Hundred. Horsepower. Like we said, extreme. That engine won't have much to carry around, either, since Aston is aiming to have the Valkyrie AMR Pro weight just about 1,000 kilograms, or about 2,200 pounds. Wider than the road vehicle, the track-only Valkyrie produces notably more downforce thanks to enhanced wings and reconfigured active aerodynamics.

World News Italy election seen producing no outright victor: Exit polls
Author: 0 Italy election seen producing no outright victor: Exit polls

Polls for the national election closed at 11 p.m. local time , and full results will be released Monday morning. He can't hold office for another year due to a tax fraud conviction , but remains president of the Forza Italia party, which is one of several center-right parties most likely to form a coalition government in the election.

World News Tottenham projected XI v Juventus: Pochettino will attack the Old Lady
Author: 0 Tottenham projected XI v Juventus: Pochettino will attack the Old Lady

Pochettino has urged his players to avoid complacency ahead of the showdown after stretching their unbeaten run to 17 games after the 2-0 win over Huddersfield. It's the best way to enjoy this competition. The inclusion of France worldwide Matuidi is likely to see Juve play with three central midfielders , and adopt a three-man defence as they did last time out in a 1-0 win over Lazio in Serie A.