Yankees Set Rotation For ALCS, Masahiro Tanaka Gets Game 1

Yankees Set Rotation For ALCS, Masahiro Tanaka Gets Game 1

The last time the Astros made it to a championship series was back in 2005, and that was before their 2013 switch over to the American League. The stakes: The Yankees haven't played in the ALCS since 2012, an eternity when measured in Steinbrenner Years. Read More

Time to get the flu shot!

Time to get the flu shot!

The month of October means that flu season is just around the corner. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Most North American public health organizations look to the southern hemisphere to gage their own flu season. The quadrivalent vaccines are created to protect against the already mentioned viruses plus an additional B virus. "We actually aren't really doing anything different this year than we would any other year because we always go into flu season anticipating ... Read More

British 'White Widow' Jihadi 'Killed by US Drone'

British 'White Widow' Jihadi 'Killed by US Drone'

The US could face a backlash if the death of Jones's son is confirmed . There have been several such claims of IS militants having been killed only for them to resurface months later. then you have made yourself a legitimate target and you run the risk... of being of the wrong end of an RAF or United States missile strike", he added. Read More

Aarushi murder case: Grandfather reacts to verdict, says grateful to HC

Aarushi murder case: Grandfather reacts to verdict, says grateful to HC

Jail sources said the couple were likely to walk free tomorrow. Aarushi's grandfather said two innocent people, Rajesh and Nupur, were held for so long for the crime they have not committed. Twitter was abuzz with reactions after Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were acquitted in Aarushi and Hemraj murder case. "We are really grateful to the High Court for having aquitted and ending the injustice meted out to them". Read More

15th named storm forms in Atlantic, Ophelia to intensify

15th named storm forms in Atlantic, Ophelia to intensify

Hurricane Ophelia is moving northeastwards far out over the Atlantic Ocean. But the storm is heading east toward the northwest coast of Spain instead of crossing the Atlantic toward the hurricane-ravaged Caribbean. Incidentally, all of them have arrived in the months of August or September, except for Hurricane Fran, which swept past the area in October 1973 and Hurricane Alex in January 2016 . Read More

Officials stress importance of fire escape plan

Officials stress importance of fire escape plan

According to the National Fire Protection Association , nationwide there were 1,345,500 fires reported in the U.S.in 2015, the previous year for which figures are available. They also plan a "burn room" demonstration at 1:45 p.m. Fire and Life Safety Education Officer Pam Kutchen will bring her puppet friend "Dusty" for a special story-time at the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Library in Broomfield, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Read More

Cook County Board Overwhelmingly Votes To Repeal Soda Tax

Cook County Board Overwhelmingly Votes To Repeal Soda Tax

Cook County's soda tax has officially lost its fizzle. The tax also applies to hundreds of premade sweetened beverages besides pop. After plenty of backlash from all directions, the controversial sweetened beverage tax that went into effect just two months ago has inevitably been repealed. Read More

Trump challenges Tillerson to battle of IQ tests over reported 'moron' jab

Trump challenges Tillerson to battle of IQ tests over reported 'moron' jab

Both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were reportedly furious about the report. "I think it's fake news ", said Trump of the reported "moron" quip. Trump's latest comment underscores the volatility of the Trump-Tillerson relationship, despite the fact that the secretary of state told reporters last week that he plans to stay in the administration as long as the President will have him. Read More

Death toll rise as Rohingya refugee boat sinks

Death toll rise as Rohingya refugee boat sinks

I can't find my relatives ..." Six weeks after the violence erupted, Rohingya continue to stream into neighboring Bangladesh by land and sea amid reports that Myanmar's military and Buddhist mobs have targeted Rohingyas with summary killings and burned villages. Read More


Finance

Can women enter Sabarimala temple? 5-judge Constitution Bench to decide

Can women enter Sabarimala temple? 5-judge Constitution Bench to decide

In November past year , after the Left government took charge in Kerala, there was a U-turn by the state government from its earlier stance and the affidavit stated that it was ready to allow women of all ages to enter Sabarimala. This violates the rights of the women. Surendran also said that the CPI (M)-led LDF government in the state was of the view that there should not be gender- based discrimination for entry in temples.Read More

Samsung Electronics CEO quits in shock move

Samsung Electronics CEO quits in shock move

Kwon has served as a vice chairman at Samsung Electronics since 2012 and also served as a senior executive at the company's display division since previous year . He added, the company is making record earnings, which are consequences of decisions and investments from the past. Samsung hasn't given out information on the timing of succession, nor did it share who will take on Kwon's responsibilities when he leaves next year.Read More