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LEADING OFF: Discipline on deck for Harper-Strickland brawl

This flashpoint came in their first matchup since then - with two outs in the eighth inning, none on and Washington ahead 2-0, Strickland hit Harper with the first pitch, a 98 miles per hour fastball. I mean, that's the prime time to hit somebody if you're going to hit them, it looked like it was intentional to me, ' he said . And I'm not a mind reader, but I can certainly tell a guy that misses the plate that much.



White House Holds Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

There was little movement on Trump's legislative agenda. And Hope Hicks defended the president against accusations that he demeans his staff, issuing a lengthy statement for The Washington Post that read, in part: "President Trump has a magnetic personality and exudes positive energy, which is infectious to those around him".



Australian girl on vacation killed in Baghdad car bomb blast

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, as well as a separate auto bomb attack on the same night near the Shuhada Bridge, about six kilometres away from the ice-cream parlour. "They targeted a group of civilians - families, women and children - in these nights of Ramadan and this is clear evidence that this organization is a terrorist one trying to kill civilians by any means", he told journalists.


Saudi Aramco, Hyundai in $5.2bn shipyard deal

Saudi Aramco, Hyundai in $5.2bn shipyard deal

Saudi Arabian Oil Co., also known as Aramco , established a joint venture with the kingdom's national shipping company Bahri, South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. The London-listed group said the deal provides it with "a critical point of entry to the Saudi market with exposure to Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company".


Police in standoff with gunman at Orlando International Airport

Police in standoff with gunman at Orlando International Airport

He pointed a gun at the officers and said "shoot me, shoot me! according to Chief Mina". Hundreds of officers responded to the emergency call at 7:24 p.m. Authorities warned people to stay in their vehicles and away from law enforcement. The dramatic scene unfolded at the Dollar-Thrifty rental auto counter on Level 1, Side A of the airport when witnesses reported a Thrifty employee running from the garage area yelling, "There is a guy out there with a gun".