News : Offbeat

Villanueva homers twice to power Padres past Dodgers 7-5

Sunday  16:06,   27 may 2018
msn

Christian Villanueva always dreamed of being the best at whatever he does as a baseball player. BOX SCORE: PADRES 7, DODGERS[...]

The men killed on a single, bloody day in Vietnam, and the haunting wall that memorializes them

Sunday  16:00,   27 may 2018
msn

The names on the iconic Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall begin and end with those lost on May 25, 1968. Here's why.Load[...]

New frontier for gay rights: Bias and bullying in senior housing

Sunday  15:51,   27 may 2018
chicagotribune

Even before she began searching for senior housing, Marti Smith had heard the horror stories. Her gay friends told Smith, a lesbian, that when their partners entered assisted living the partners had to hide their homosexuality to avoid bias [...]

North Korea Willing to Talk About ‘Complete Denuclearization’

Sunday  15:51,   27 may 2018
nytimes

Seeking to salvage a landmark meeting with President Trump, Kim Jong-un told South Korea that he is willing to discuss abandoning his arsenal.Mr. Kim met unexpectedly with Mr. Moon on Saturday to discuss salvaging a canceled summit meeting between[...]

How Amy McGrath Went From Marine Fighter Pilot to Victorious Democrat

Sunday  15:50,   27 may 2018
nytimes

Amy McGrath’s journey from Marine combat pilot to the Democratic nominee for a House race combines biography, risk taking and the virtues of the digital age.No, you cannot compete against the boys in sports. No, you cannot serve in combat or fly[...]

High school basketball player collapses, dies at AAU event

Sunday  15:30,   27 may 2018
nbcsports

Hampton was just 17 years old.Hampton was 17 years[...]

Ronaldo regrets timing of leaving comments but is still unhappy at Madrid

Sunday  14:55,   27 may 2018
reuters

Cristiano Ronaldo said he regretted taking the attention away from Real Madrid's third consecutive Champions League crown after hinting the 3-1 final victory over Liverpool was his last game but reiterated that he is not happy with the club. The [...]

Giuliani suggests Obama, top intelligence officials knew of 'spygate'

Sunday  14:30,   27 may 2018
thehill

President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani suggested on Sunday that former President Barack Obama and his top intelligence officials "knew" the FBI had used an alleged top-secret informant to spy on Trump's 2016 campaign. In an[...]

Warriors remind Rockets that dynasties don't die easily with dominant Game 6 second half

Sunday  13:11,   27 may 2018
cbssports

Golden State understood what was at stake in Game 6BOX SCORE: WARRIORS 115, ROCKETS[...]

Qatar bans goods from UAE, Saudi as embargo anniversary approaches

Sunday  12:16,   27 may 2018
reuters

Qatar said it was banning products originating from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain, almost a year after those states imposed an embargo on Doha, accusing it of supporting terrorism. "Products originating from the[...]

In Mosul, young volunteers help bring city back to life

Sunday  12:10,   27 may 2018
reuters

<p>A group of Iraqi university students have found a cause in the ruins of Mosul.</p>A group of Iraqi university students have found a cause in the ruins of[...]

Former Patriot Says Jimmy Garoppolo Would 'Shred' Pats First-Team Defense in Practice

Sunday  11:36,   27 may 2018
12up

For the rest of Tom Brady's career and no matter how much he hates it, ​Jimmy Garoppolo will always be lurking in the shadows in some way.&nbsp;Would Jimmy G do that? We'll have to check back in and see 14 years from now and five Super Bowl[...]

VIDEO: Jose Altuve Slams Glove in Anger During Dispute With Lance McCullers Jr

Sunday  10:45,   27 may 2018
12up

Jose Altuve was clearly NOT happy with Lance McCullers Jr. on Saturday night. As you can see in the video below, he was simply livid. The dispute seems to have arisen from McCullers Jr. showing anger of his own toward Yuli Gurriel earlier in the[...]

More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision

Sunday  10:35,   27 may 2018
msn

A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex[...]

Blue Jays bullpen offered relationship advice to couple ‘that clearly broke up’ during game

Sunday  10:35,   27 may 2018
ftw.usatoday

The Blue Jays bullpen say they saw a couple break up near their bullpen.Axford wrote that they saw a couple "clearly" break up near their bullpen during the 5th inning. He admitted that it was entertaining to watch, but added that he and his[...]