AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST (in projected order of finish) Mar 22, 2019; West Palm Beach, FL, USA; Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) throws to first base and retires New York Mets catcher Wilson Ramos (not pictured) in the second inning of a spring training game at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Mandatory Credit:
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Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speaks at a “Strategic National Security Space: FY2020 Budget and Policy Forum,” hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Defense shifted $1 billion to plan and build a 57-mile section
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – George Papadopoulos, the first Trump campaign aide charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, disavowed his guilty plea in a book released on Tuesday, claiming he was unfairly pressured into cutting a deal. FILE PHOTO – George Papadopoulos speaks at the American Priority conference in Washington D.C., U.S. December 8,
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A California avocado grower and distributor has voluntarily recalled its product from six states due to concerns about possible contamination with Listeria, bacteria that can cause severe illness in some people. FILE PHOTO: Avocados are on display for sale at the wholesale market “Central de Abastos” in Mexico City, Mexico January
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Former coaches from the University of Southern California and Georgetown University were among a dozen people who pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that they participated in the largest college admissions fraud scheme uncovered in U.S. history. Gordon Ernst, Georgetown University’s former head tennis coach facing charges in a nationwide college
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump, cleared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller of conspiring with Russia in the 2016 U.S. election, vented his anger on Monday at the inquiry and vowed investigations into unnamed political enemies who did “evil” and “treasonous things.” The Republican president and his allies in Congress went on the offensive a
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives at the European Commission headquarters ahead of a meeting with European Union’s Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels, Belgium March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – A man who hit Britain’s opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on the head with an egg in an
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GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel mounted air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longest-range Hamas rocket attack to cause casualties in years. After a day of intense fighting across the border, Israel and Hamas agreed to an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire, Palestinian officials said.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks with reporters about his reaction to President Donald Trump’s proposed FY2020 budget in Washington, U.S. March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday blocked a second attempt by Democrats to pass a measure aimed at prodding the Justice Department to release
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