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Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1

Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1

Nicasio gave up back-to-back doubles to start the ninth, which tied the game at 4-4. Jose Abreu hit a two-run triple and scored on Todd Frazier's sacrifice fly in the first, and a throwing error by Blue Jays starter Joe Biagini made it 4-0 later in the inning.



Oil slides as USA petrol supplies surge

As such, OPEC said, in its monthly report , "Although oil prices rebounded from five-month lows in (mid-May), following positive U.S. jobs data and assurances by Saudi Arabia that Russian Federation is ready to join OPEC in extending production adjustments to reduce a persistent supply glut".


Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel, Confidant Says

Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel, Confidant Says

Last night, a longtime friend of President Trump, Christopher Ruddy, said the president is considering firing Mueller . Susan Collins of Maine what he would do if Trump ordered him to fire Mueller, Rosenstein said, "Senator, I'm not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders".


Pro-Muslim rallies outnumber anti-Sharia protests

Pro-Muslim rallies outnumber anti-Sharia protests

Of course, when the two side stand off like opposing armies, the hostile outcome is not all that surprising. Wielding signs proclaiming America in imminent danger from the spectre of Sharia law , spotty collections of demonstrators popped up in cities like New York, Orlando Austin and Seattle .


Shekel strengthening despite U.S. rate hike

Shekel strengthening despite U.S. rate hike

The spike in inflation caused in the U.S. and elsewhere by the rise in oil and other commodity prices previous year has now run its course, with those same commodities now weaker. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 0.9 percent to 12,690 while the CAC40 of France sank 1.1 percent to 5,188. The Fed wants inflation to rise higher than that - to about 2 percent - because rising prices encourage us to spend now rather than wait.


Who are the key players in the Brexit negotiations?

Who are the key players in the Brexit negotiations?

May 2018 English local government elections will provide the Prime Minister with her first widespread electoral test since the disastrous snap election of June 8 2017. She is also trying to contain outrage at home over a London tower block fire which left at least 30 people dead. Ruth Davidson , an enthusiastic Remainer and now a very influential figure in the Tory party after helping her Scottish Conservatives increase from only one seat in the Westminster Parliament to 13, told May ...