Left-hander Carlos Rodon pitched the 20th no-hitter in Chicago White Sox franchise history on Wednesday, striking out seven and allowing one hit batsman to defeat the visiting Cleveland Indians 8-0. Rodon (2-0) retired 27 of the 28 batters he faced, including the first 25. The next batter, Yu Chang, was called out on strikes, and Jordan Luplow bounced out to third baseman Yoan Moncada to end the game.
CEO Will Shu said he is 'mindful of the uncertain impact of the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.'
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Australia's largest airline Qantas said on Wednesday they are expecting a boost in domestic travel next financial year.Australia has had very few COVID-19 cases and despite state border closings over small outbreaks, the airline has had a rise in demand for flights after being hobbled for months.Now, Qantas has raised its forecast for April to June after a rise in strong demand.Airline CEO Alan Joyce:"So we're saying the spirit of Australia's back. Qantas is coming back. It's waking up and it's getting its people active again and this is a really good day for the Qantas group.Before the pandemic, Qantas relied on its domestic business and loyalty division for the bulk of its profits.With the exception of travel to New Zealand, the carrier's international business will be grounded until Oct. 31
KUCHING, April 15 — Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) president Voon Lee Shan today said he has instructed his lawyer to appeal the High Court’s dismissal of his lawsuit against the admission of former...
The United Arab Emirates' envoy to Washington confirmed the Gulf state is mediating between India and Pakistan to help the nuclear-armed rivals reach a "healthy and functional" relationship. Top intelligence officers from India and Pakistan held secret talks in Dubai in January in a new effort to calm military tension over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, people with knowledge of the matter had told Reuters. Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba said in a virtual discussion with Stanford University's Hoover Institution on Wednesday that the UAE played a role "in bringing Kashmir escalation down and created a ceasefire, hopefully ultimately leading to restoring diplomats and getting the relationship back to a healthy level".
PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — The Home Ministry will issue an administrative directive soon on the use of the word “Allah”, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin said today. Hamzah said this after...
Twenty-four people were arrested in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on a fourth night of protests following the police shooting of Daunte Wright.Police said deputies, troopers and officers were “shot at” with “industrial-sized fireworks, spray paint, rocks, and other items,” though local reports said the scenes at the local police department were generally calmer.Public safety officials issued multiple dispersal warnings on Wednesday before a curfew began.Video posted on Instagram by @tierrys_boy shows officers separated from protesters by a metal fence surrounding the police department.Demonstrations began in Brooklyn Center after a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop on April 11. The officer involved, Kim Potter, was charged with second-degree manslaughter on April 14, according to media reports. Credit: tierrys_boy via Storyful
KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 ― As Muslims around the world observe Ramadan, an Indonesian man in Magelang, Central Java, is offering the morning call services to his countryman so that they will not...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Malaysians are increasingly unsupportive of liberalism as there is poor understanding of the concept in Malaysia, according to a Merdeka Center survey. In a webinar...
The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 16 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Thursday (15 April), taking the country's total case count to 60,735.
A woman was walking towards a lift lobby of a block at Yishun when she felt a warm liquid hitting her back.
Thailand’s coronavirus cases surpassed 1,500 on Thursday to set another record, sparking concerns the pandemic may spiral out of hand. More than 8,000 cases have been recorded since April 1 in a fresh outbreak linked to nightclubs and bars in central Bangkok. The 1,543 new cases pushes the country’s tally to 37,543, with 97 deaths.
When each Formula One car generates more than a million data points per second from 300 sensors, teams need serious computing power to trawl through the data to help them make split-second decisions in a sport where milliseconds make a big difference. Enter Amazon Web Services (AWS), whose complex algorithms convert data to produce relevant information, which is now being presented to racing enthusiasts tuning in so they can delve into various insights in what is essentially a data-driven sport. "What we're trying to do with AWS insights is to tell some part of the hidden story of Formula One, use the data to tell that technical back story which fans never get to see," Rob Smedley, Formula One's director of data systems, told Reuters.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Barely a week after a study that showed one vehicle is stolen every 75 minutes in Malaysia, a video of a carjacking in broad daylight has gone viral on social media. The...
India's daily coronavirus caseload has doubled in ten days, with more than 200,000 new infections logged Thursday as authorities grapple with shortages of vaccines, treatments and hospital beds.
Traders will be hoping the latest batch of US stimulus checks signed off last month have already boosted consumer spending.
One of Dubai's famed “jetman” killed in a crash in November failed to deploy the emergency parachute attached to the winged engines strapped to his back, an investigative report released Thursday found. Investigators from the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority gave no explanation for why Vincent Reffet, 36, of Annecy, France, didn't use his parachute in the fall during a training flight in the desert of the sheikhdom. "The risks of the 800-feet hover was discussed during the pre-flight briefing and, as a risk mitigation, it was decided to abort the flight and to deploy the pyro-rocket emergency parachute should the jetwing become uncontrollable," the report said.
PETALING JAYA, April 15 — Malaysian comedian Ronny Chieng is using sepak takraw to troll American conservatives on national television. In a segment for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, the...
Professor Johns Edmunds believes the government may have to enforce tougher restrictions in south London.