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ReutersMLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH It's been more than seven months since an Astros pitcher swung a bat in a meaningful game. That changed on Friday night when the first-year American League club played a National League team for the...
Associated PressJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Twenty-three youths have died in the past nine days at initiation ceremonies that include circumcisions and survival tests, South African police said Friday. Police have opened 22 murder cases in the deaths in the northeastern...
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ReutersJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - More than 20 South African boys have died over the past week during coming of age rituals, police said on Thursday, and they blamed botched circumcisions as the likely cause of death. Northern Mpumalanga province's police...
ReutersJOHANNESBURG, May 16 (Reuters) - More than 20 South African boys have died over the past week during coming of age rituals, police said on Thursday, and they blamed botched circumcisions as the likely cause of death. Northern Mpumalanga province's police...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH The Astros will be without their smallest -- and arguably best -- player for a few days. Second baseman Jose Altuve was placed on the bereavement list Tuesday night before a 6-2 loss at...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Astros place Altuve on bereavement list Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was placed on the bereavement list Tuesday, following the death of his grandmother. Altuve is hitting .333 with a .371 on-base percentage in 38 games...
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One of the remarkable things about the 66 finalists announced Monday for the annual Knight Arts Challenge grants is their range, both artistically and geographically. Over the course of five years, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has...
DETROIT (AP) — Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has been placed on the bereavement list following the death of his grandmother. Altuve left Monday night's game at Detroit with a jaw injury after colliding with right fielder Jimmy Paredes...
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It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word." A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
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Former FAMU drum major Rikki Wills, who insists that he tried to shield his college roommate Robert Champion from a brutal hazing in Orlando in 2011, pleaded no contest today to felony hazing resulting in death. Wills, 25, will not be sentenced until...
ReutersBy Allyn Fisher-Ilan JERUSALEM, May 10 (Reuters) - Israeli police held back thousands of ultra-conservative Jews who tried to drive liberal women worshippers from Judaism's sacred Western Wall on Friday, marking a shift in the authorities' handling of...
Associated PressALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Lalo Alcaraz learned this week that Disney was seeking to trademark "Dia de los Muertos," the name of the traditional "Day of the Dead" celebrated by millions in Mexico and the U.S., the cartoonist had an idea. The...
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