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Pujols passes Ruth on RBI list, but Mariners beat Angels 6-5
Pujols passes Ruth on RBI list, but Mariners beat Angels 6-5

Albert Pujols was humbled after he caught and passed Babe Ruth on baseball's career RBI chart. Pujols passed Ruth with an early RBI double and a late solo homer, but the Mariners added four more homers to their major league-leading total in a 6-5 victory over the Angels on Saturday night. Pujols

Crawford stops Khan to retain WBO welterweight title
Crawford stops Khan to retain WBO welterweight title

American Terence Crawford retained his WBO welterweight title Saturday, stopping Amir Khan in the sixth round when the Englishman was unable to continue because of an accidental low blow. Crawford has now won nine of his last 11 fights by stoppage and Saturday's surprise ending happened after he

Easter Day bomb blasts kill more than 20 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels
Easter Day bomb blasts kill more than 20 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels
  • World
  • 2019-04-21 05:46:59Z

Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three hotels killed more than 20 people and wounded nearly 300, a hospital official and police sources said. Colombo National Hospital Director Samindi Samrakoon said she knew of at least 20 deaths and 280 people injured. At least two of the hotels

Crawford wins by TKO when Khan doesn
Crawford wins by TKO when Khan doesn't go on after low blow

Terence Crawford knocked Amir Khan down just a few punches into their fight. Crawford retained his welterweight title by technical knockout Saturday night when Khan wasn't able to continue after being hit with a low blow in the sixth round. Crawford threw a left hand that hit Khan on his right

US arrests rightwing militia member said to detain migrants
US arrests rightwing militia member said to detain migrants

The FBI has arrested a member of an armed rightwing militia group accused of illegally detaining migrants at the US-Mexico border, officials said Saturday. Larry Mitchell Hopkins, 70, was arrested for illegal possession of a weapon. "Today's arrest by the FBI indicates clearly that the rule of law should be in the hands of trained law enforcement officials, not armed vigilantes," he added.

Red Sox get 1st series win, beat Rays 6-5 behind Benintendi
Red Sox get 1st series win, beat Rays 6-5 behind Benintendi

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- - Perhaps the Boston Red Sox will look back at this weekend as the games that got their title defense back on track. The World Series champions won a series for the first time this season when Andrew Benintendi hit a grand slam and a tiebreaking ninth-inning sacrifice fly

Elon Musk
Elon Musk's SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests
  • US
  • 2019-04-21 01:56:50Z

Elon Musk's SpaceX suffered an anomaly in one of its Crew Dragon capsules while conducting engine tests at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Saturday, the company said. "The initial tests completed successfully but the final test resulted in an anomaly on the test stand," the company said in a statement. The issue was earlier reported by Florida Today, which said orange smoke was seen rising above SpaceX's facilities, and that the anomaly was contained with no injuries.

Rare albino deer captured in photo by man driving through Michigan park
Rare albino deer captured in photo by man driving through Michigan park

A rare albino deer born in Kensington Metroparks several years ago was spotted Wednesday afternoon by a Michigan man.

Polanski sues US motion picture academy for reinstatement
Polanski sues US motion picture academy for reinstatement

Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski is suing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, demanding his reinstatement nearly a year after the organization expelled him amid the #MeToo movement. Polanski, who in 1977 pleaded guilty in California to statutory rape, argued in a court filing in Los Angeles that the academy wrongly denied him a hearing when it voted in May to oust him amid the nationwide furor sparked by sexual-abuse revelations against famed producer Harvey Weinstein. The complaint, filed to the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles on Thursday, says the academy's board of governors convened on January 26 to re-examine its decision, and confirmed it.

FBI arrests leader of U.S.
FBI arrests leader of U.S. 'patriots' stopping migrants at border
  • US
  • 2019-04-21 00:34:32Z

The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group who have been stopping migrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border in New Mexico. Hopkins, 69, also known as Johnny Horton, was arrested in Sunland Park, New Mexico, on a federal complaint charging him with being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a statement. Hopkins represents himself as commander of the United Constitutional Patriots (UCP), a small volunteer group camped out near Sunland Park since late February.

The Latest: 12 students,1 teacher killed honored at ceremony
The Latest: 12 students,1 teacher killed honored at ceremony

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - The Latest on events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting (all times local):

FBI arrests member of armed group stopping migrants U.S.-Mexico border
FBI arrests member of armed group stopping migrants U.S.-Mexico border
  • US
  • 2019-04-20 23:21:36Z

The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, a member of an armed group of U.S. citizens who have been stopping migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in New Mexico. Hopkins, 69, also known as Johnny Horton, was arrested in Sunland Park, New Mexico, on a federal complaint charging him with being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a statement.

Smoke seen for miles as SpaceX Crew Dragon suffers 'anomaly' at Cape Canaveral
Smoke seen for miles as SpaceX Crew Dragon suffers 'anomaly' at Cape Canaveral

A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule suffered an anomaly during a routine test fire at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the 45th Space Wing confirmed today.

These are the restaurants open Easter: Starbucks, McDonald's, Denny's and more

National chains including Starbucks, McDonald's and Dunkin' will be open Easter Sunday along with Waffle House. But it's best to call and confirm.

Mexico warns of
Mexico warns of 'deep concern' over armed groups on U.S. border
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  • 2019-04-20 21:21:37Z

Mexico said on Saturday it had "deep concern" about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after the ACLU and Democratic senators called for a probe into such citizen efforts to block migrants from crossing. "These types of practices can drive human rights abuses of people who migrate or request asylum or refuge in the United States," Mexico's Foreign Relations Ministry said in a statement, referring to "militia groups" in New Mexico. On Thursday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico condemned the United Constitutional Patriots, which patrols the southern U.S. border in New Mexico, as a "fascist militia organization" operating outside...

FBI Arrests New Mexico Border Militia Leader Larry Mitchell Hopkins
FBI Arrests New Mexico Border Militia Leader Larry Mitchell Hopkins

PAUL RATJE/GettyThe FBI arrested a 69-year-old New Mexico man who allegedly illegally detained immigrants crossing the border under the guise of working for the United States Border Patrol.Larry Mitchell Hopkins, who runs The United Constitutional Patriots (UCP), an armed border militia group that spreads far-right conspiracies and rounds up asylum seekers on the border, was arrested by FBI in New Mexico Saturday on charges of possessing firearms and ammunition as a convicted felon. Recent video footage released by UCP shows two members holding what appear to be semi-automatic rifles near immigrants, many of them children. The group also peddles conspiracy theories and produces a radio...

FBI arrests member of rightwing militia accused of detaining migrants
FBI arrests member of rightwing militia accused of detaining migrants

Larry Mitchell Hopkins accused of illegal weapons possession after videos apparently showed men stopping migrants in New MexicoMen including Jim Benvie, a spokesman for the militia calling itself the United Constitutional Patriots, share cigarettes while patrolling the US-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico last month. Photograph: Paul Ratje/AFP/Getty ImagesA member of an armed rightwing militia group accused of illegally detaining migrants at the US-Mexico border has been arrested, officials said on Saturday.The FBI arrested Larry Mitchell Hopkins, 69, for alleged unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition , days after his group posted videos that appeared to show armed men...

Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka Zoo
Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka Zoo

City officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the incident happened around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, when a Sumatran tiger named Sanjiv tackled the worker in an enclosed outdoor space. Topeka Zoo director Brendan Wiley says the

Tourists, Easter worshippers lament closure of Notre Dame
Tourists, Easter worshippers lament closure of Notre Dame
  • World
  • 2019-04-20 20:37:37Z

PARIS (AP) - Tourists, devout Catholics and others looked on mournfully at Notre Dame Cathedral Saturday, regretting that they couldn't get inside the magnificent monument on this Easter weekend because of the damage caused by a violent fire.

Taco Bell Hiring Parties Are Crazy Enough to Work
Taco Bell Hiring Parties Are Crazy Enough to Work

There are no carnival rides and funnel cakes at a job fair, but there will be food and fun at nearly 600 Taco Bell hiring parties next week.

Pope leads Catholics into Easter with vigil Mass
Pope leads Catholics into Easter with vigil Mass
  • World
  • 2019-04-20 20:19:09Z

Alpha and Omega - signifying that God is the beginning and end of all things. Easter, the most important day in the Church's liturgical calendar, commemorates the day Christians believe Jesus rose from the dead. Francis, marking his seventh Easter season as pope, wove his homily around the Bible

New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killed
New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killed

BUTEMBO, Congo (AP) - Militia members attacked an Ebola treatment center hours after another attack killed a staffer with the World Health Organization, a Congolese official said Saturday.

Egyptians vote in referendum to extend Sisi
Egyptians vote in referendum to extend Sisi's rule

Egyptians started voting Saturday in a referendum that aims to cement the rule of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former coup leader who presents himself as a rock of stability in a turbulent region. Voters were being asked to back amendments to the constitution to allow Sisi, 64, to run for another six-year term while boosting his control over the judiciary and giving the military even greater influence in political life. At a polling station in Manyal, a Cairo suburb overlooking the Nile, Mohamed Abdel Salam, 45, told AFP he fully supported the changes.

Alistair Overeem bludgeons Aleksei Oleinik to earn first round TKO at UFC Russia main event
Alistair Overeem bludgeons Aleksei Oleinik to earn first round TKO at UFC Russia main event

Alistair Overeem had no problem traveling into enemy territory and walking out with his second straight first round finish.On Saturday. Overeem faced local favorite Aleksei Oleinik in the main event at UFC Fight Night from Saint Petersburg, Russia, which was actually his third appearance competing in

Cubs closer Morrow struggling, starter Lester readying for return

Chicago Cubs closer Brandon Morrow will be sidelined longer as he recovers from offseason surgery on his right elbow, but starter Jon Lester is inching closer to a return, manager Joe Maddon said Saturday. Maddon said Morrow, who currently is on the 10-day injured list, struggled in his recovery from

FAA sets multi-nation review of Boeing
FAA sets multi-nation review of Boeing's troubled Max planes

The US Federal Aviation Administration is planning what it calls a comprehensive multi-nation review of the control systems of the Boeing 737 Max airliner to include experts from nine civil aviation authorities. The review will "evaluate aspects of the 737 Max automated flight-control system, including its design and pilots' interaction with the system, to determine its compliance with all applicable regulations and to identify future enhancements that might be needed," the agency said. Boeing Max planes -- the aerospace firm's all-time best-seller -- have been grounded worldwide since then, while engineers and investigators seek the exact causes of the crashes.

'We don't know if it's enough': $1 billion may not cover Notre Dame Cathedral rebuilding costs after fire
'We don't know if it's enough': $1 billion may not cover Notre Dame Cathedral rebuilding costs after fire

An international surge in donations may not yet cover the rebuilding costs of Paris' beloved Notre Dame Cathedral, officials say.

Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire
Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire

French yellow vest protesters set fires Saturday along a march through Paris to drive home their message to a government they believe is ignoring the poor: that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem France needs to solve. Police fired water cannon and sprayed tear gas to try to control radical elements rampaging on the margins of the largely peaceful march, one of several actions around Paris and other French cities. The protests marked the 23rd straight weekend of yellow vest actions against Macron's centrist government, which they see as favoring the wealthy and big business.

Tiger attacks zoo keeper in Topeka, Kansas
Tiger attacks zoo keeper in Topeka, Kansas
  • US
  • 2019-04-20 17:38:32Z

The zoo keeper was alert and awake when she was rushed to a hospital, where she was listed in stable condition, City of Topeka spokeswoman Molly Hadfield said by phone. The Topeka Zoo & Conservation Center was open to visitors when the male tiger named Sanjiv injured the worker, whose normal assignment

Oregon county pays $100K over Blue Lives Matter flag
Oregon county pays $100K over Blue Lives Matter flag

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued after a co-worker pinned up a Blue Lives Matter flag in the office.

NFL draft rumors: Cardinals will not take Kyler Murray with No. 1 pick
NFL draft rumors: Cardinals will not take Kyler Murray with No. 1 pick

NFL draft rumors: Cardinals will not take Kyler Murray with No. pick originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Ever since the Arizona Cardinals hired Kliff Kingsbury as their head coach, rumors began to swirl about them drafting Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the No. overall pick.

Biden has opposed busing children to integrate schools. It's been a complicated and controversial position
Biden has opposed busing children to integrate schools. It's been a complicated and controversial position

In public comments in the 1970s, Biden said he believed in equal educational opportunities but disagreed busing was the way to achieve that.

The Boeing 737 MAX Is 1 Step Closer to Flying Again -- but Don't Expect to See It Soon
The Boeing 737 MAX Is 1 Step Closer to Flying Again -- but Don't Expect to See It Soon

Airlines are removing the Boeing 737 MAX from their summer schedules, even as Boeing continues to make progress towards getting its most important jet family back in the air.

Police arrest
Police arrest 'yellow vest' demonstrators as clashes break out

French police said they arrested more than 100 "yellow vest" demonstrators in Paris on Saturday as clashes broke out with protestors taking to the streets for a 23rd week of anti-government marches. AFP journalists reported scuffles between police and protesters in the afternoon, after hours of calm, as police used anti-riot grenades and tear gas to disperse marchers in the centre of the French capital. Some protesters threw bottles and other objects at police and set fire to vehicles, safety barriers and bins.

Trump
Trump's legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap

WASHINGTON (AP) - First they cooperated. Then they stonewalled. Their television interviews were scattershot and ridiculed, their client mercurial and unreliable.

Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris
Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris
  • World
  • 2019-04-20 15:14:29Z

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence. Dozens of black-hooded demonstrators threw rocks at police and some set fire to scooters and trash cans in the center of the French capital, according to Reuters TV footage. Police responded by firing tear gas and stun grenades.

Suicide bombers in deadly attack on Afghan ministry
Suicide bombers in deadly attack on Afghan ministry

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, officials said, in a deadly, hours-long assault that destroyed weeks of relative calm in the capital. The Taliban said it had "nothing to do" with the attack, which left some 2,000 people stranded in the tall office building for hours at the start of the Afghan work week. "As a result of today's explosion/attack in Kabul city, two people have been martyred (killed) and 6 others are wounded," the health ministry spokesman wrote in a tweet, adding 3 of the injured were women.

Welcome for migrants cools in Mexican town weary of caravans
  • World
  • 2019-04-20 15:08:57Z

Hundreds of migrants have been camped out for weeks in Mapastepec, where locals say six migrant caravans have arrived since last Easter. By far the biggest was a group of thousands in October that drew the anger of U.S. President Donald Trump. Ana Gabriela Galvan, a local resident who helped to provide

Bitcoin heads for mass market adoption as Millennials get onboard
Bitcoin heads for mass market adoption as Millennials get onboard

Bitcoin is in the last stage of the bear market, the accumulation phase, according to a report from digital assets fund Adamant Capital. "The current sentiment has recovered from capitulation and the blockchain shows us that Bitcoin HODLers are committing for the long-term again. This is confirmed by our drawdown and volatility analyses," the report states. "While lower prices are still possible, Bitcoin's fundamentals are gaining momentum. Embraced by Millennials, its ecosystem is developing at rapid clip, both as a decentralised bottom-up disruptive technology, and as an uncorrelated, highly liquid financial asset for institutional portfolios around the world." The long term risk-reward...

Afghan official: Blast rocks country
Afghan official: Blast rocks country's capital, kills 7
  • World
  • 2019-04-20 14:50:22Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide blast rocked Afghanistan's capital Saturday during a gun battle with security forces, officials said, killing at least seven people a day after hopes for all-encompassing peace talks collapsed. At least eight people were wounded.

US prosecutors seek 18-month term for Russian Butina
US prosecutors seek 18-month term for Russian Butina

US prosecutors are seeking an 18-month jail sentence for a Russian gun-rights activist who pled guilty to conspiring to act as a foreign agent by infiltrating conservative American groups on behalf of her government. Maria Butina, who is 30, has cooperated with prosecutors since pleading guilty in December to working as an undeclared agent of Russia.

Mueller report reveals how Donald Trump leaned on his intelligence chiefs over Russia probe
Mueller report reveals how Donald Trump leaned on his intelligence chiefs over Russia probe

Donald Trump had a rocky relationship with intelligence officials after he took office questioning their conclusions on Russian election interference.

Here Are All of the 2020 Hyundai Sonata
Here Are All of the 2020 Hyundai Sonata's Available Colors-Including Yellow

Boeing's Big Win: $14.3 Billion to Modernize the B-52 and B-1 Bombers
Boeing's Big Win: $14.3 Billion to Modernize the B-52 and B-1 Bombers

Northrop's B-21 may be the future of U.S. Air Force bombers, but right now it's Boeing's B-52 that's winning all the cash.

NKorea issues mild criticism of Bolton over media interview
NKorea issues mild criticism of Bolton over media interview

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Saturday issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton for calling on North Korea to show more evidence of its disarmament commitment before a possible third leaders' summit.

Did Ukraine Just Build a Cruise Missile That Can Stike 1000 Kilometers Away?
Did Ukraine Just Build a Cruise Missile That Can Stike 1000 Kilometers Away?

As the Ukrainian election heats up in April 2019, the incumbent President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko made a bold claim: Ukraine has made an indigenous cruise missile with a range of 1000 kilometers, capable of carrying a 150-kilogram warhead.The strategic implications of such a weapon might be critical for Ukrainian defense planning. But what is the missile likely based on? How could it be an effective deterrent?Using long-range conventional cruise missiles for deterrence against Russia is not without precedent. The American JASSM long-range aerial-launched cruise missiles are popular exports to countries bordering Russia, with Finland buying regular JASSMs with ranges of around 370...

Team Trump plots revenge on Mueller amid calls to
Team Trump plots revenge on Mueller amid calls to 'investigate the investigators'

Donald Trump and his allies are attempting to turn his two-year Russia investigation saga into a political boost for the 2020 presidential election in the wake of the Mueller report.  The president's Justice Department is looking into the inquiry's origins to see if US intelligence over-stepped the line, cheered on by supporters who want to "investigate the investigators".  The Trump re-election campaign is fundraising off the report, attempting to raise $1 million with emails titled "EXONERATED (again)" and "CONFIRMED: NO COLLUSION".  Figures close to the White House have also told The Sunday Telegraph that they believe Mr Trump could benefit from any impeachment move, triggering a...

Did Trump encourage Michael Cohen to lie? ... And other mysteries the Mueller report didn't resolve
Did Trump encourage Michael Cohen to lie? ... And other mysteries the Mueller report didn't resolve

The Mueller's report was brimming with details about Donald Trump's White House but it left some of the probe's most perplexing questions unanswered.

Solemn service to mark 20th anniversary of Columbine High massacre
Solemn service to mark 20th anniversary of Columbine High massacre
  • US
  • 2019-04-20 10:04:49Z

A week-long series of events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre culminates on Saturday with a remembrance ceremony celebrating the lives of the 13 victims slain in the rampage. Betty Shoels, the aunt of murdered student Isaiah Shoels, said her 18-year-old nephew was a fun-loving athlete who was always smiling, despite feeling out of place as one of the school's few African-American students. This year's remembrances were marred this week when a Florida teenager, who authorities said was "obsessed" with Columbine, traveled to Colorado where she died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.

Bernie versus the Democratic Party
Bernie versus the Democratic Party

Hollywood is filled with remakes and reboots. Washington is about to get one of its own. The re-launched property: the 2016 campaign.You know the plot. An outsider with grassroots support leads a crusade against the party establishment and the legitimating institutions that bestow credibility upon a candidate. He's old, white, been around for a while, says some things that are outside the mainstream, and has a fickle relationship to his party. But he possesses a strange charisma, dominates the conversation, and is willing to speak to audiences outside the typical party coalition.The novelty in this retelling of 2016: Our outsider is fighting the Democratic Party, not the GOP. The original...

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