Aguilar homers, Brewers come through late to beat Rockies

Baseball Capsules            [Author: AP]
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Mark Zuckerberg at F8 Conference Announces New eCommerce and Payment Platform by @martinibuster

Mark Zuckerberg announced that WhatsApp Business will become an eCommerce platform, complete with its own payment system.The post Mark Zuckerberg at F8 Conference Announces New eCommerce and Payment Platform by @martinibuster appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
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Dana White says Brock Lesnar retired; Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic targeted for August

When it comes to Daniel Cormier defending his heavyweight title against Brock Lesnar, UFC president Dana White has shifted completely.            [Author: MMA Junkie]
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South Africa elections: Is the gap between rich and poor widening?

Inequality is a big issue in South Africa's elections - how bad is it?
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South Africa: Is the gap between rich and poor widening?

Inequality is a big issue in South Africa's elections - how bad is it?
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United States: Hunton Immigration Law Blog: May 2019 Visa Bulletin – EB-1 China and India Remain Stalled, Future Retrogression Possible - Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process
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Yankees Pitcher CC Sabathia Makes Baseball History With 3,000th Strikeout

Sabathia is just the 17th pitcher to reach the milestone.
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Amazon launches United Arab Emirates site

Amazon launched a new website in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, replacing — the popular regional e-commerce platform it bought for $580 million in 2017 — with
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Berlusconi suffers intestinal blockage, undergoes surgery

ROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has undergone laparoscopic surgery for an intestinal obstruction. Berlusconi’s office said late Tuesday the surgery was successful and that the 82-year-old media mogul would be released from the hospital in coming days. Previously, Berlusconi’s office had said he was suffering from acute renal colic, pain often associated […]
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Canada: CBCA Amendments In The 2019 Federal Budget - A Continued Focus On Governance - Lawson Lundell LLP

The federal government's 2019 budget confirms and expands its focus on corporate governance that appeared in Bill C-25's legislative push for diversity in corporate leadership last year.
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Gunman kills two, injures four at University of North Carolina, Charlotte

A gunman reported to have been a student opened fire in a building at the University of North Carolina's Charlotte campus on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding four others, three of them critically, officials said. Details of the early evening violence remained hazy hours later, but campus Police Chief Jeff Baker said his emergency dispatch office first received a call about an individual armed with a pistol who had shot several students. Two or three campus police officers responding to...
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Canada: Significant Changes To The Trademarks Act Are Coming – How Will They Impact Your Business And What Can You Do Now To Prepare? - Cassels Brock

On June 17, 2019, significant changes to the Trademarks Act (the Act) will come into force, impacting trademark and brand management strategies in Canada.
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How Will Ferrell and ‘Anchorman’ Saved Boots Riley’s Life

You could call it a meeting of the multi-hyphenates. Musician, activist and “Sorry to Bother You” director Boots Riley sat down for a chat with DJ, producer, author and “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” musical director Questlove for a wide-ranging chat at the Tribeca Film Festival Tuesday night. During the conversation, the two touched […]
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Two dead in US university campus shooting

Two people were killed and four were wounded in a shooting Tuesday at the University of North Carolina's Charlotte campus. The university's office of emergency management tweeted an alert warning that shots had been reported on campus shortly before 6:00 pm, on what was students' last day of classes this academic year. Local emergency services said two people had been killed, while another two sustained life-threatening injuries and two more were being treated for less serious wounds.
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Yankees' Sabathia becomes 17th pitcher with 3,000 strikeouts

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has become the 17th major leaguer and third left-hander to reach 3,000 career strikeouts            [Author: AP]
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Canada: The Alberta Court Of Appeal Allows Parallel Proceedings Before The Court And The Surface Rights Board To Continue - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

In Remington v Enmax1, the Court of Appeal of Alberta ruled that parallel proceedings before the Court of Queen's Bench and the Surface Rights Board ("SRB") could continue.
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Seattle U guard Matej Kavas will transfer to Nebraska

The 6-foot-8 redshirt junior will play for the Cornhuskers as a graduate transfer.
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The NRA's problem is not the one making headlines

The NRA is under some heavy fire. The mass shootings that kill Americans in numbers unparalleled by any other peacetime nation are taking their toll, and increasing numbers of citizens and politicians are standing up to Big Gun.
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The NRA has a problem -- but it's not the one making headlines

Jill Filipovic writes that the NRA is clearly worried having faced an internal power struggles the same week the New York AG opened an inquiry into the organization's finances -- and the President is worried for it. But that anxiety is probably misplaced.
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Here's what we didn't know when Barr released his letter in March

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.
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Here's what we didn't know when William Barr released his letter in March

Remember when The New York Times broke this story on April 3? "Some on Mueller's Team Say Report Was More Damaging Than Barr Revealed." Turns out we didn't know the half of it.
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Canada: Canadian International Trade Tribunal Releases Its Report In The Steel Safeguard Inquiry - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

On April 3, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) released its report in the Safeguard Inquiry into the Importation of Certain Steel Goods (the Inquiry).
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Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Film to Shoot in Australia

Baz Luhrmann’s Tom Hanks-starring Elvis film is set to shoot significant portions in Australia, it has been confirmed. The currently untitled film, backed by Warner Bros., will explore the life and music of Elvis Presley, including his rise to fame, his unprecedented stardom, and his impact on the world. It will also delve into his […]
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Japan’s new emperor ‘prays for happiness of the people’ in first address

Emperor Naruhito gave his first speech as the new monarch of Japan on Wednesday morning, promising to fulfill his responsibilities as “the symbol of the state and the unity of the people”. Just hours after his father, Emperor Akihito, formally stepped down from the Chrysanthemum Throne at midnight and the new Reiwa Era dawned, Emperor Naruhito also promised to “sincerely pray for the happiness of the people and the further development of the nation, as well as the peace of the world”. The empero...
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Canada: Ontario Court Grants $20 Million Summary Judgment Against Government Of Canada For Unconstitutional Solitary Confinement Of Class Members - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

On March 25, 2019, Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice issued his decision in Brazeau v. Attorney General (Canada), ordering the Government of Canada to pay $20 million in damages
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Canada: Manitoba Drops RST Rate To 7% - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

On March 7, 2019, the Progressive Conservative government of Manitoba announced that Manitoba's Retail Sales Tax (RST) rate will be reduced by one percentage point from eight per cent to seven percent
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Chicago woman killed in Hawaii helicopter crash

A Chicago woman is one of three people, including the pilot, who died when a tour helicopter crashed on a street in a suburb of Honolulu.
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2 dead, 4 injured in North Carolina campus shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man armed with a pistol opened fire on students at a North Carolina university during the last day of classes Tuesday, killing two people and wounding four, police said. Officers who had gathered ahead of a campus concert raced over and disarmed the suspect.
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Venezuela crisis: Guaidó calls for more protests as Maduro defiant

Juan Guaidó calls for opposition supporters to take to the streets again after a day of clashes.
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Cabinet minister makes history as first woman to witness Japan's emperor accession ceremony

Among a sea of men in black tailcoats, there was one guest, dressed in a light silk kimono, who easily stood out during the rituals-steeped accession ceremony for Japan’s new emperor: Satsuki Katayama. As the only female minister in the current government’s cabinet, Katayama, 59, earned herself a place in the history books today as she became the first woman in modern times to officially witness the ceremony. The Regalia Inheritance ceremony, which took place at 10.30am this morning inside the I...
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