Ichiro homered in possibly his final at-bat in Seattle

Ichiro homered in possibly his final at-bat in Seattle

He struck out three, walked two and hit a batter as 16,126 watched the tension build. Chen had pitched only nine innings this season, so Mattingly chose the conservative route and brought in veteran Brad Ziegler for the eighth. It is the only walk issued this season by Hernandez after 24 2/3 innings over his four starts. Haniger is now working on a 13-game hitting streak. Yelich led off with a single and, with one out, Justin Bour sliced a 92-mph fastball over the left-field wall for a two-run ... Read More

Graeme McDowell sees hopes disappear in Texas Open

Graeme McDowell sees hopes disappear in Texas Open

Playing great golf and making birdies at the TPC San Antonio Oaks Course is never an easy task, but the extreme weather conditions on Saturday made the third round of the Valero Texas Open more of a test of survival and a challenge for success than normal. Read More

Mainz stun Bayern, Dortmund beat Monchengladbach in German Bundesliga

Mainz stun Bayern, Dortmund beat Monchengladbach in German Bundesliga

Prior to that, it had been a poor performance from double-chasing Bayern ahead of Wednesday's German Cup semi-final at home to Borussia Dortmund. Bojan is now on loan at Bundesliga club Mainz and the 26-year-old bagged his first goal for the club just minutes into the 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich. Read More

Authorities say 5 dead in New York City fire

Witness Tiasha Johnson told the Daily News of NY that the family's relative screamed for the little ones. "Get the kids out!'" Johnson said. "The fire was very bad", she said. "The smoke was heavy". "Today, the fire department mourns with this community and the loss of five people in this home". New York City officials say five people, including children, are dead and multiple people have been injured in a house fire. Read More

Conservationist Kuki Gallman shot by cattle herders in Kenya

Conservationist Kuki Gallman shot by cattle herders in Kenya

In the Laikipia region, thousands of herders - some armed with spears and automatic weapons - have illegally entered private ranches and reserves in search of pastures for their flock of cows, sheep and goats. Many residents of the area accuse local politicians of inciting the violence ahead of the August elections. They say the politcians are trying to drive out voters who might oppose them and win votes by promising supporters access to private land. Read More

Browns zero in on No. 1 pick, trade for veteran QB unlikely

Browns zero in on No. 1 pick, trade for veteran QB unlikely

Whether the Browns consider Trubisky, Deshaun Watson , or Patrick Mahomes worthy of reversing roles with the Jets from the Mark Sanchez trade remains to be seen. There is nothing not to like about him. Chapel Hill, NC, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Mitch Trubisky (10) looks to pass in the first quarter at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Read More

Federal panel rules Texas redistricting plan hurts minorities

Federal panel rules Texas redistricting plan hurts minorities

The latest 2-1 ruling by federal panel in San Antonio found that Texas tried intentionally weakening the influence of minorities by "wasting Latino votes" around Dallas, Houston and other areas across the state. "As Fifth Circuit Judge Jerry Smith observed in his dissent, the challenge to the old 2011 maps are not only moot but 'a finding that racial considerations were dominant and controlling defies everything about this record, '" the statement said. Read More

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors Game 3

The star forward was held out of Game 2 with a strained left calf that he suffered during the second half of Game 1. They have won 12 of the last 13 games, including the 2016 postseason. "I thought our defense was active, and guys were picking each other up", coach Jason Kidd said. "I don't care about the (personal stats). We know what we have to do", said Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni of stopping Westbrook. Read More

Janet Jackson's best friend slams claims she'll get millions in divorce

Janet Jackson's best friend slams claims she'll get millions in divorce

He emphasized that the "Together Again" hitmaker would never do something like that and people who think that she would should stay away. "She would never accept a pay out or want a pay out", Duldulao continued . While the two have yet to make an official statement to confirm or deny the rumors, it is clear that the Janet Jackson and Wissam Al Mana split is moving forward. Read More


Economy

$13 billion for Dior? That's LVMH's bid

$13 billion for Dior? That's LVMH's bid

For the last 12 months which ended March 31, Christian Dior reported revenue in excess of 2 billion euros, with an operating profit of 270 million euros. LVMH said the mix of cash and shares values Dior at €260 per share, representing a 15% premium to the stock's closing price on Monday (24 April).Read More

PPG Revises Takeover Proposal To AkzoNobel; Offer Now Values $28.8 Bln

We are extending this one last invitation to you and the AkzoNobel boards to reconsider your stance and to engage with us on creating extraordinary value and benefits for all of AkzoNobel's stakeholders . The offer is up eight per cent on the previous offer and 17 per cent on the first. As part of the improved offer, the American firm said it would not shift any production from Europe to the US.Read More