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Major League Baseball notes: Miguel Cabrera suspended seven games

Jason Beck with MLB .com reports tensions began when Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez hit his fourth home run of series in the fourth inning. The Yankees' Tommy Kahnle retaliated by "throwing behind" Miguel Cabrera in the sixth, and Kahnle and manager Joe Girardi were ejected , with the latter incensed that Kahnle was ejected without a warning.



Belgian GP Practice Three: Kimi Raikkonen leads Ferrari one-two

In a further boost for Hamilton, championship leader Sebastian Vettel was only fifth behind Red Bull's Max Verstappen . Ferrari's tactics have helped Vettel to open up a 14-point lead over Hamilton. It is a race which threatens to be hit by bad weather, but Hamilton, so often a master in the rain, is typically not fazed. Nico Hulkenberg took seventh for Renault ahead of the two Force Indias, but teammate Jolyon Palmer had looked quicker until Q3 when a transmission issue saw him ...


Kashmir : Three security men killed in Pulwama terror attack

Kashmir : Three security men killed in Pulwama terror attack

An official at the police control room in Pulwama said all top police officers have reached the site of the gun battle and further details were awaited. Three militants were said to be involved in the attack and had been localized into two blocks. The attack took place around 4:30 a.m. "Police and 182th battalion of CRPF are on the job to eliminate the ultras", said Yadav.


Ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra Flees Thailand Ahead of Verdict

Ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra Flees Thailand Ahead of Verdict

When she failed to appear in court, an arrest warrant was issued and her bail was confiscated. Nearly a decade ago, Thaksin himself fled Thailand to avoid a jail sentence for corruption. Her plan, back then, had been to give a degree of financial security to poor rural farmers, by at least providing them with the minimum wage. "Nether the Shinawatra family nor the Pheu Thai Party have made any official statements on the issue", the source said, adding that Dubai was "the most logical guess" ...


Lalu terms Bihar flood as 'man-made' deluge

Lalu terms Bihar flood as 'man-made' deluge

Earlier, Nitish Kumar had also conducted an aerial survey of the regions affected by the floods. Today's developments have led to calls for the resignation of Hayarna's BJP Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar with sources telling India Today that the Centre was displeased with how Khattar handled the lead-up to today's court date.


My money won't go to the border wall

My money won't go to the border wall

The bill must be signed by Trump by September 30 or the government will be forced to close down. But Republicans will need the support of Democrats to secure funding for the wall in a Government spending bill, which they are unlikely to get, reports said.