Red Sox eat another big contract as Hanley Ramirez era ends
That placing Ramirez on the bench would also directly affect his vesting option was a mostly unspoken aspect to the decision. When Herb Brooks was crafting the 1980 Olympic hockey team, he left a number of the most skilled players off his roster.
Pompeo threatens Iran with the 'strongest sanctions in history'
President Hassan Rouhani said that the United States can not make decisions for Iran or other independent countries in the world. The Iran deal has drawn some of the starkest lines yet between the United States and its allies.
Husband of woman who inspired 'right to die' law speaks on changes
In the first year that the law became effective, Monning said some 111 people in California have chosen to end their lives. If California's law is reinstated, assisted suicide will be legal in seven states and the District of Columbia.
Texas, Austin Suburbs Lead The Nation In Population Growth (Again)
Jacksonville was No. 13 on the list, gaining 11,169 residents between 2016 and 2017 for a total population of 892,062. In every year since the last census count, the bureau has estimated at least some incremental growth for the state.
Cavs 109-99 Celtics: LeBron dazzles in dominant 46-point effort
The Cleveland Cavaliers face elimination against the Boston Celtics on Friday night in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals . Celtics coach Brad Steven was asked if the challenge of defending James over 46 dominant minutes ever enters his mind.
Irish citizens prepare to vote on abortion laws
On Friday, Irish voters will cast their ballots in a referendum which could end the country's ban on abortions . She said her vote would be one for solidarity and compassion, "a vote to say, I don't send you away anymore".
U.S. warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing
In a statement, the ministry said the military immediately dispatched naval ships and aircraft to "warn them off". The Paracel islands are part of a territorial dispute that China has with neighbouring countries.
CO2 lowers rice quality, study says
But so far, there has been little research on the impact of climate change on the nutritional qualities of each staple. Some varieties of rice may not experience as severe of a nutrient loss as carbon dioxide levels go up.
Second exit poll projects large victory for Yes side in Abortion Referendum
Religious conservatives pressed for a constitutional amendment to strictly ban abortion, which was passed by referendum in 1983. The effective prohibition on abortion in Ireland was partially lifted in 2013 for cases when a mother's life was in danger.
Senate bill would unify all United States volcano monitoring activity
Scientists said the molten rock there could start moving faster if fresher, hotter magma emerges from the ground. Officials have said they did not expect the explosion to be deadly as long as people remained out of the park.