John Means pitched Baltimore's first no-hitter in 30 years and the organization's first no-hitter by a lone pitcher since Jim Palmer in 1969, and the Orioles defeated the host Seattle Mariners 6-0 Wednesday afternoon. Means (4-0) faced 27 batters but was not quite perfect in matching his career-high with 12 strikeouts. Pat Valaika and Trey Mancini homered for Baltimore, which took two of three games in the series.
Last month, fourteen rheas were released into Patagonia's national park by the Tompkins Conservation, bounding from a fenced enclosure into a grassy plain. "We started with a population of at least 20 birds and today, census results show close to 70," said Cristian Saucedo, director of the rewilding programme at the conservation group, referring to the scheme that started in 2014.
A severe storm walloped parts of Mississippi on May 4, bringing down enormous tree branches in the town of Bolton.Footage uploaded by Bethany Edwards shows huge tree branches strewn across her backyard that were downed during the storm.The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the area before the storm cell moved out of the region later that day. Credit: Bethany Edwards via Storyful
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to arrest anyone not wearing a mask properly, including below the nose, as the country battles to contain surging coronavirus infections.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the West had to be very careful about the exact nature of Chinese investment in Western economies. "I think we have to be very careful about exactly what the nature is of that investment," Blinken told the BBC in an interview when asked about Chinese investment in the West.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — This piece of news sounds a little bit random to me, but because it came from AirAsia I wasn’t too surprised seeing as Tan Sri Tony Fernandez has been doing quite a few zany...
Police and protesters faced off in the historic Plaza de Bolivar, in the Colombian capital of Bogota, on May 5, following days of demonstrations which have left at least 19 dead.Violent scenes have accompanied protests in Colombia against planned post-pandemic tax reforms that began on April 28. The reforms have since been shelved.The video, recorded on May 5, shows smoke, a loud bang and the crowd dispersing from Plaza de Bolivar. The video also shows anti-government protesters peacefully marching through Bogota on the same day. Credit: Anonymous via Storyful
The two "Come Home Love" stars say that the actor will need privacy to deal with video scandal
South Korean police on Thursday raided the office of an activist who said he had floated hundreds of thousands of propaganda leaflets toward North Korea by balloon in defiance of a new, contentious law that bans such activities. The issue of propaganda leaflets has emerged as a new source of animosities between the two Koreas, with Pyongyang calling it a provocation and threatening to retaliate. The Seoul Metropolitan Police said the raid on the Seoul office of activist Park Sang-hak was related to his announcement that his group launched balloons carrying 500,000 leaflets, 5,000 one-dollar bills and 500 anti-Pyongyang booklets across the border last week.
The Taiwanese actor ties the knot after 16 years of relationship
Australian rugby league international Jarryd Hayne has been sentenced to five years and nine months in jail after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman at her home in New South Wales state in 2018. A jury in March found Hayne guilty of two counts of sexual intercourse without consent after his first trial in Newcastle ended in a hung jury in December. Newcastle District Court Judge Helen Syme said on Thursday Hayne was fully aware the victim was not consenting and went ahead anyway, state media reported.
Former Australia rugby league star and San Francisco 49er Jarryd Hayne was Thursday jailed for five years and nine months over the sexual assault of a woman at her home in 2018.
PETALING JAYA, May 6 ― Pencetus Ummah (PU) Amin now has to think twice before taking pictures at work engagements, after a photograph of him and two Instagram influencers went viral last month. The...
A remote Japanese fishing town has sparked debate after spending coronavirus relief funds on a giant squid statue that cost nearly $250,000 in a controversial bid to boost post-pandemic tourism.
After nearly three decades in London, Christophe Reech was fed up with the city's pandemic lockdowns. This spring, he sold his luxury townhouse and jetted off to the desert sheikhdom of Dubai to start a new life with his family. The French business magnate’s super wealthy foreign friends were doing the same, driving an unprecedented surge in sales of Dubai's most-exclusive properties.
"We welcome this positive development and look forward to working with the US and others to find solutions that boost the global rollout of Covid-19 vaccines." "Close collaboration between governments and vaccine manufacturers will remain vital." "New Zealand supports the waiver of IP protections on vaccines as an important part of our collective efforts to address the human catastrophe of the pandemic."
An emotional TJ Oshie scored a hat trick Wednesday as the Washington Capitals defeated the New York Rangers 4-2 in a fight-filled clash that featured fireworks from the opening faceoff.
India's cricket chief Sourav Ganguly has defended the attempt to hold the Indian Premier League during the country's coronavirus emergency, insisting it was not a mistake.
Kenyan judge Martha Koome has defended dissidents and helped to write women's rights into the constitution - now she's on track to be the first female chief justice in a country where the role is particularly sensitive. A child of subsistence farmers, she was chosen by a judicial panel over the lawyer who argued President Uhuru Kenyatta's case in a 2017 battle with the Supreme Court that she will now head. Kenyatta endorsed her and his legislative majority means she is set to be confirmed by the end of this month.
The producers of this year’s International Feature Film Oscar winner “Another Round” and Berlin Silver Bear winner “Natural Light” have been selected for European Film Promotion’s Producers on the Move program, which promotes promising producers and fosters international co-productions. The 20 participants for the program, which runs online from May 17-21, will be presenting their […]