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The Stormy Reason Tonight's Full Moon is the

The Stormy Reason Tonight's Full Moon is the "Thunder Moon"

As is typical of a summer full moon , it will be visible above the horizon for a shorter time than in winter months. New Yorkers will get a decent view, with the Thunder Moon reaching a maximum altitude of 29.3 degrees. Sunday's Buck Moon will be the seventh full moon of this year's lunar calendar. Ancient tribes named July's full moon due to the frequent thunderstorms in the month.


Clayton Kershaw pitches complete game in Dodgers' sweep over Royals

Clayton Kershaw pitches complete game in Dodgers' sweep over Royals

The over is 7-2 in Kansas City last 9 Sunday games and the over is 12-4-1 in Kansas City last 17 road games while Kansas City are 11-4 in their last 15 road games. The streaking Dodgers head into the All-Star break owning baseball's best record of 61-29. The Dodgers won 5-4, so perhaps this should become a tradition.


Sri Lanka's ban on bottom trawling: Tamil fishermen to start indefinite strike

Sri Lanka's ban on bottom trawling: Tamil fishermen to start indefinite strike

They were forced to enter Lankan waters only after India ceded Katchatheevu to Sri Lanka and failed to implement the 1974 agreement, they said. The Tamil Nadu government expressed concern on 26 June over the "alarming increase" in number of "attacks" on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy and sought the Centre's intervention for release of all the 42 captured.


Porte crashes spectacularly out of Tour de France

Porte crashes spectacularly out of Tour de France

Porte is Chris Froome's main challenger for the Tour this year. Porte was taken by ambulance to hospital as Froome raced to pull in Romain Bardet ( AG2R ) at the front, which he did with 2 kilometres to go. However, others went with him appeared to convince Aru to halt his attack. Martin lost more than a minute, as did Movistar's Nairo Quintana, three times a runner-up in the race, while former victor Alberto Contador of Trek Segafredo seems to be out of contention after losing over four ...


Kristina Mladenovic questions state of Wimbledon courts

Kristina Mladenovic questions state of Wimbledon courts

Weeks of hot weather and little rain have left many surfaces stripped of grass after just five days of the two-week long tournament. "The colour of the court, the fact that there's no more grass, the fact that the baseline where we are running, it's very slippery ", said France's Kristina Mladenovic , the women's circuit's 14th-ranked player.