SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb struck out nine in eight sparkling innings, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Saturday night. LaMonte Wade Jr. hit a solo homer, helping San Francisco to its fifth win in seven games. San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Logan Webb throws a pitch during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, in San Francisco. “After I walked Reynolds, Kap was like, ‘OK, let’s go,’” Webb said. Zach Thompson (3-9, 5.08 ERA) starts for Pittsburgh, and Alex Wood (8-9, 4.17 ERA) pitches for San Francisco.
August 14, 2022 05:16 UTC
STEELERS 32, SEAHAWKS 25PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Vaughns with 3 seconds to play and Pittsburgh beat Seattle. Pickett responded with a five-play, 43-yard drive capped by his touchdown pass to Vaughns. His 23-yard touchdown pass to Jaelon Darden gave the Bucs an early lead. He threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Dwayne Washington to put New Orleans up 7-0 early. Jeff Driskel threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to rookie Johnny Johnson III in the final minute to lift Houston to the win.
August 14, 2022 04:12 UTC
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August 14, 2022 04:01 UTC
British author Salman Rushdie, whose writings have made him the target of Iranian death threats, was on a ventilator and could lose an eye after he was repeatedly stabbed at a literary event in New York state Friday. "Salman will likely lose one eye; the nerves in his arm were severed; and his liver was stabbed and damaged," said agent Andrew Wylie, who added that as of now Rushdie cannot speak. New York state police identified the suspect involved in Friday morning's attack as Hadi Matar, a 24-year-old from Fairfield, New Jersey. Police said Rushdie was stabbed in the neck as well as the abdomen. Another witness, John Stein, told ABC that the assailant "started stabbing on the right side of the head, of the neck.
August 13, 2022 23:16 UTC
Image Source : AP A vendor displays national flags, badges, masks and T-shirts painted with national colors and to attract customers at a market ahead of Pakistan Independence Day celebration, in Peshawar, Pakistan. Pakistan is all set to celebrate its 75th Yaum-e-Azadi (Independence Day) on August 14, 2022. Image Source : PTI Pakistani street vendor sells national flags, badges and masks ahead of Pakistan Independence Day celebrations, in Islamabad, Pakistan. When the Pakistan army annexed Balochistan forcefully, Baloch nationalists revolted, sowing the seeds of Baloch insurgency in Pakistan. Moreover, the Sindhis have been jailed, tortured and disappeared by the Pakistani army for demanding an independent homeland for the Sindhis.
August 13, 2022 20:11 UTC
Besides being sung by Pakistani artists, all these songs have another thing in common; they originated on the platform of Coke Studio Pakistan, the 14-year juggernaut that shows no signs of stopping. More than a decade later, Coke Studio Pakistan is still going strong with millions of fans across countries. Speaking about the upcoming event, Khan said: “With Coke Studio LIVE in Dubai, we want to give the richly diverse population one more reason to open their hearts and connect through their love for music. Tickets for Coke Studio Live will be available to purchase from August 24, but fans are invited to register for a special Coca-Cola pre-sale at www.coke-studio.coca-cola-arena.com. To participate, look out for the special Coke Studio Coca-Cola cans which are available across major retailers in the UAE and log on to www.extrazone.com.
August 13, 2022 20:02 UTC
Pittsburgh Pirates (45-68, fourth in the NL Central) vs. San Francisco Giants (55-57, third in the NL West)San Francisco; Saturday, 9:05 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Tyler Beede (1-1, 3.57 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 27 strikeouts); Giants: Logan Webb (10-5, 3.17 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 115 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Giants -240, Pirates +200; over/under is 7 1/2 runsBOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants bring a 1-0 advantage into the next game of the series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates rank ninth in the NL with 113 total home runs, averaging one per game. The Giants hold a 3-1 advantage in the season series. TOP PERFORMERS: Wilmer Flores has 20 doubles and 16 home runs for the Giants. Bryan Reynolds has 16 home runs, 41 walks and 35 RBI while hitting .253 for the Pirates.
August 13, 2022 16:49 UTC
Friday's shooting saw a man murder 10 people in broad daylight in Montenegro's Cetinje, before a passerby killed him. Photo: SAVO PRELEVIC / AFPSource: AFPResidents in Montenegro's Cetinje were filled with disbelief Saturday as they tried to make sense of an unexpected mass shooting that saw their quiet town's streets shattered by a gruesome killing spree. Friday's shooting saw a man murder 10 residents in broad daylight before a passerby killed him, according to the state prosecutor. The shooting erupted after an alleged argument involving the gunman turned violent. "He was a peaceful and discreet man," said the 55-year-old neighbour of the gunman, who asked to remain anonymous.
August 13, 2022 15:54 UTC
Myanmar has been plunged into turmoil since a February 2021 coup which ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's government. Photo: STR / AFP/FileSource: AFPMyanmar's ruling junta has moved to restrict political parties from meeting foreigners or international organisations ahead of an election expected next year. "Political parties need to respect the law. Political parties in Myanmar were scathing of the new edict. "It's not appropriate to restrict them (political parties)," he told AFP Saturday.
August 13, 2022 15:50 UTC
×Merrick Garland, the Attorney General of the United States of America, has stated that the Department of Justice (DoJ) has asked for a federal judge to unseal the warrant that was used to search the Florida property of former President Donald Trump earlier this week. The warrant was approved by the court and was used to conduct the search earlier this week. Garland provided justification for the search that the FBI carried out at Tru....
August 13, 2022 15:43 UTC
Coke Florida gives backpacks, other supplies to students at Hialeah elementary school12-08-2022 11:26 PMHundreds of South Florida students went home with new backpacks and supplies thanks giveaway. Coke Florida hosted its annual back-to-school backpack giveaway in Hialeah, Friday. More than 300 students form Twin Lakes Elementary School received a bag filled with supplies to get them...Read further at news source★ FURTHER REFERENCES ★★ RELATED STORIES IN FLORIDA ★
August 13, 2022 11:31 UTC
Peloton is laying off close to 780 employees in an overhaul that will mostly affect the company’s delivery workforce. After slashing prices earlier this year, Peloton’s Bike+ will increase by $500, to $2,495 and Peloton’s Tread will increase by $800, to $3,495. The prices of Bike v1 and the AI-enabled strength training Peloton Guide will remain the same. By also closing its remaining warehouses, Peloton will be shifting its "final mile delivery" to third-party providers, leading to the current layoffs. Tonal, an at-home AI-powered strength training machine and competitor to Peloton, cut 35% of its workforce last month.
August 13, 2022 10:51 UTC
Nation Media Group explained why it slowed down on updating presidential election results on their pages. "The Nation Media Group continues to tally and publish election results," the Media Group, which owns Nation Africa, stated. Tally updates from different media houses showed varying results for Kenya Kenya Presidential candidate William Ruto and his Azimio la Umoja counterpart, Raila Odinga. Each media house displayed different provisional presidential results owing to the processes involved. The original intention was that media houses would have a consortium report of the progress of election results from one source.
August 13, 2022 10:44 UTC
Nation Media Group explained why it slowed down in updating presidential election results on their pages. “The Nation Media Group continues to count and publish election results,” said the Media Group, which owns Nation Africa. Tally updates from different media houses showed mixed results for Kenyan presidential candidate William Ruto and his Azimio la Umoja counterpart Raila Odinga. Each media house showed different preliminary presidential results due to the processes involved. The original intention was for media houses to have a consortium report of the progress of the election results from a single source.
August 13, 2022 10:39 UTC