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Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

 

Kershaw gets 8th opening day start for Dodgers vs Giants

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Clayton Kershaw will make his franchise-record eighth consecutive opening day start for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who are aiming for a second straight World Series appearance with virtually the same roster as last year. Kershaw takes the mound Thursday against the rival San Francisco Giants and Ty Blach, whose only opening day starts have been in the minors. Blach drew the assignment because of injuries to Madison Bumgarner and Jeff Samardzija. After falling one win short of their first World Series title sinceRead More


NRA says it received one contribution of less than $1000 from a Russian

Daily World News Top Stories business politics The National Rifle Association tells ABC News that it has received a single contribution from a Russian individual of less than $1,000 during the 2012-2018 election cycle. Interested in Gun Control? Add Gun Control as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Gun Control news, video, and analysis from ABC News. “We have one contribution from a Russian,” Steven Hart, outside counsel to the NRA, said in an interview with ABC News. Hart said it was the “life membership payment”Read More


Facebook is redesigning its security and privacy settings Video

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Now Playing: Facebook announces new privacy settings Now Playing: New details emerge after Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica Now Playing: Facebook is redesigning its security and privacy settings Now Playing: Surveillance video shows brazen prisoner escape in Indiana Now Playing: Maryland police are releasing calls for help from Great Mills High school Now Playing: City leaders in Sacramento urging for calm after unrest following police shooting Now Playing: Man with ax kills 1 after driving into people in San Francisco: Officials Now Playing: AtlantaRead More


Royals’ Perez out 4-6 weeks after freak knee injury

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Royals catcher Salvador Perez will miss up to six weeks after spraining the medial collateral ligament in his left knee when he missed a step while carrying a suitcase up stairs in his home. The injury occurred Tuesday night, when the club returned to Kansas City from spring training. The five-time All-Star heard a “pop” and immediately called Royals trainer Nick Kenney, who advised Perez to ice the knee and come in for an MRI exam on Wednesday. The exam revealed a GradeRead More


Samsonite boss: I always carry two cases

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Samsonite is perhaps the world’s best-known luggage brand. The firm’s chief executive Ramesh Tainwala tells the BBC why online is the biggest threat and opportunity to his business. And he explains his thinking behind always travelling with two suitcases. Source link Daily World News


Did scientists uncover a new human organ? Video

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Now Playing: Did scientists uncover a new human organ? Now Playing: After weight loss surgery, relationships might change as much as weight: Study Now Playing: Drug trend ‘wasping’ mixes insecticide with meth Now Playing: MLB star breaks silence on his eating disorder struggle Now Playing: Harvard researchers suggest they’ve reversed sign of aging in mice Now Playing: What is a ‘Stop The Bleed’ kit? Now Playing: Teen boys are less likely to get the HPV vaccination, study finds Now Playing: Majority of peopleRead More


Duke’s Marvin Bagley says he will enter the NBA draft

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III is entering the NBA draft. Bagley announced his decision Wednesday on his verified Instagram account, saying he “learned a lot this year on and off of the court.” Duke spokesman Mike DeGeorge said Bagley would “eventually” hire an agent. Bagley is expected to be a high lottery pick. The AP All-American and Atlantic Coast Conference player and rookie of the year led the conference in scoring and rebounding, averaging 21.0 points and 11.1 rebounds. Bagley broke nine programRead More


David Shulkin is out as the head of the VA

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is out as the head of that agency, marking another high profile departure from President Donald Trump‘s cabinet. Trump nominated Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson to the post — the president also recently nominated Jackson to receive a second star, promoting him to the rank of rear admiral. Jackson has served as the White House physician in the past three administrations. In January, Jackson visited the White House briefing room and gave a glowing review of Trump’s health. “IRead More


9-year-old girl missing since 2016 found safe after tip from TV show viewer

Daily World News Top Stories business politics A 9-year-old Texas girl who had been missing for over a year was found safe this week thanks to a tip from a viewer watching the A&E show “Live PD.” Mariah Martinez vanished on Oct. 21, 2016, and was featured Friday in a story on the show, a documentary series that follows police officers in the course of their patrol. A viewer called in a tip about Mariah after watching the show and she was recovered Tuesday in New Mexico with the helpRead More


Freshman Marvin Bagley III leaving Duke for NBA draft

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III has officially declared for the NBA draft, he announced on his Instagram page. Bagley is ranked No. 4 on Jonathan Givony’s top 100 prospects ranking. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a statement that Bagley has “broken every record and he’s really represented us at the highest level.” Bagley averaged 21 points and 11.1 rebounds for the Blue Devils this season. He was named both the ACC’s Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year and wasRead More