Fantasy baseball: Reds’ Tyler Mahle can provide playoff boost

  Though it feels like this strange 60-game season just started yesterday, the fantasy playoffs begin Monday. That’s not a typo: Fantasy playoffs begin Monday! Your push for shortened fantasy season glory begins now, and you don’t have time to be picky about who helps you get there. Help can come in all shapes and sizes, and will not always come from the expected places (though, not much has this season). It is time to get creative, especially with your …

‘Devastating consequences’: At least six dead as wildfires rage across West Coast

Wildfires continued to rage out of control throughout California and the Pacific Northwest on Wednesday, killing at least six people and devastating half a dozen towns in Oregon. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said that in the last 24 hours, the state had “experienced unprecedented fire with significant damage and devastating consequences.” “This could be the greatest loss of human lives and property due to wildfire in our state’s history,” she said at a news conference. In Washington State, Commissioner of …

Trump won’t let Pentagon close Stars and Stripes newspaper

The Pentagon’s plan to shut down the military’s independent newspaper, Stars and Stripes, hit a major roadblock Friday, as President Donald Trump announced that he won’t allow that on his watch By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press September 4, 2020, 9:50 PM • 4 min read WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that he won’t allow the Pentagon to cut funding for the military’s independent newspaper, Stars and Stripes, effectively halting Defense leader’s plan to shut the paper down …

Putin says he could send police to Belarus if necessary

Image copyright Rossiya 1tv Image caption Vladimir Putin was interviewed on Russian state television Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has formed a police reserve force to intervene in Belarus if necessary, but that point has not yet been reached. Speaking on Russian state TV, he said Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko “asked me to set up a certain police reserve” and “I have done so”. “We also agreed that it won’t be used until the situation gets out of control,” …

Don’t pay any attention to Trump. Voting by mail in California is safe, secure and reliable

President Trump probably would prefer that our mail ballots be delivered by ox cart. Or carrier pigeons flying through flocks of raptors. Unless we voted for him. Then he’d dispatch the military to “harvest” the ballots.   Hey, it’s not that far-fetched. After all, this is the president who tried to withhold disaster relief money from Northern California wildfire victims because the state opposed him politically, according to Miles Taylor, the former chief of staff at Trump’s Department of Homeland …

California heat spurs 1st rolling power outages since 2011

LOS ANGELES — California on Friday ordered rolling power outages for the first time since 2011 as a statewide heat wave strained its electrical system. The California Independent System Operator (California ISO), which manages the power grid, declared an emergency shortly after 6:30 p.m. and directed utilities around the state to shed their power loads.   Pacific Gas & Electric, the state’s largest utility, tweeted that it would turn off power to about 200,000 to 250,000 customers in rotating outages …

Trump floats false, racist birther theory about Kamala Harris

President Donald Trump on Thursday promoted a false and racist theory that Sen. Kamala Harris, the first woman of color on a major political party general election ticket, and who was born in California, is not eligible to be vice president because her parents were immigrants. At a White House briefing, Trump amplified the baseless theory that’s gained traction in some right-wing circles since Harris was announced as Joe Biden’s running mate on Tuesday, including being embraced by his own …

Trump stokes ‘birther’ theory about Kamala Harris

Image copyright Reuters President Donald Trump says he has heard Democratic running mate Kamala Harris “doesn’t qualify” to serve as US vice-president, amplifying a fringe legal theory critics decry as racist. Ms Harris was born to a Jamaican father and Indian mother in Oakland, California, on 20 October 1964. But a conservative law professor has questioned her eligibility. For years, Mr Trump promoted a false “birther” theory that President Barack Obama was not born in the US. Ms Harris, a …

Steve-O Duct Tapes Himself to Hollywood Billboard to Promote Project

Steve-O Gets Duct Up … Wild Billboard Stunt in Hollywood!!! Exclusive TMZ.com Steve-O‘s up to his old tricks, and though his latest stunt isn’t his gnarliest … it’s pretty damn funny. The ‘Jackass’ star attached himself to a Hollywood billboard Thursday morning with the help of a bunch of black tape, in what he believed was a super safe publicity stunt rigged by professionals. As you can see … Steve-O was covered from his chest to his knees in the …

Belarus: Hundreds form ‘lines of solidarity’ with protesters

Thousands of people have returned to the streets of Minsk and other cities in Belarus to protest election results that extended the 26-year rule of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko and a subsequent police crackdown on peaceful demonstrations   MINSK, Belarus — Thousands of people swarmed the streets of Belarus’ capital and other cities Thursday to keep up their protests of election results that extended the 26-year rule of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko and a subsequent police crackdown on peaceful demonstrations. …

L.A. father whose tip exposed Singer’s college admissions scandal gets one year in prison

Morrie Tobin, the Los Angeles financier who tipped federal authorities in Boston to William “Rick” Singer’s college admissions scam, was sentenced Wednesday to a year and a day in prison for selling stock at fraudulently inflated prices to unwitting investors, robbing them of millions.   U.S. District Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton acknowledged Tobin’s “extraordinary” cooperation in helping unravel both his own securities fraud and “the infamous college admissions case,” but he said he could not allow a felon who has …

How to Treat Your Infant’s Cold

Your baby’s cold can be just as hard on you as it is on her. However you can help relieve your infant’s discomfort and keep the infection from aggravating by guaranteeing she gets enough rest and liquids, which would consist of breast milk or formula if she’s less than 4 months old. Older babies can have a little water, and by six months she can start drinking juices. To eliminate blockage, attempt squeezing some over-the-counter saline service drops into each …

100 – How Pregnancy Pillows Can Save Your Back!

Somebody that has actually not been pregnant will never understand the discomfort it often brings. Because the additional weight your body is bring and the out of proportion way it is located, areas of your back, hips, legs, and feet frequently feel extraordinary discomfort and discomfort. Pregnancy pillows can be used to alleviate the discomfort and support the additional weight. Pregnancy pillows can be utilized to sleep with or throughout the day to offer additional comfort needed. Essentially, pregnancy pillows …

2 – Selecting A Distinct Wedding Band

Styles and choices in wedding bands have actually altered significantly over the past couple of years. With so lots of various styles now being used, how do you know whether the band you choose is truly distinct? People do not want something that is just a non-traditional design anymore. People desire something that no one else has anywhere. This can be a tall order to fill. Still, even if you can’t handle something completely distinct, a minimum of you can …

Where to find time for Homework

As your kids get older, or if you are returning to school, you may find that there is not sufficient time in the day to finish homework. Here are some tricks I have actually found. If you have more youthful children, find a location they can go play while you get some reading done. I can sit and see them while I get some reading done for my science class. There are other places that you can take your children …

Divorce and Lawyers

Do I need an attorney? Take a look at the following scenarios to ensure whether you need to have a legal representative or not. – You and your spouse have actually been wed for a minimum of 5 years – You and your partner have kids. – Either you or your partner is the income producer while the other may have trouble getting on his/her own 2 feet financially speaking, once the divorce is completed. – You or your spouse …

100 – Selecting An Excellent Automotive School Is Important To Your Profession

Automotive school is a need for anyone who wants to pursue a career as an auto mechanic. However, the school you go to can affect the path your profession takes after graduation. Factors such as quality devices, educated instructors, strong degree and ASE certification programs, the school’s qualifications and credibility, and trainee services all lend themselves to the general quality of your education. Therefore, it is essential to completely investigate the automotive schools you are thinking about before making a …

How to rebuild your life, find a new pastime

Proceeding is very essential when it comes to reconstructing your life after divorce. You will run out it for a while, however you will discover that you can reconstruct yourself and gain from your errors. It is tough to part from someone who as soon as was a part of who you where, but you will find that you can carry on and discover new things in your life to bring you joy and happiness. You can find a new …

Test Stress and Worries

Some people have a worry of tests. For those of us that don’t, it appears hard to understand. It’s essential to be able to help your kid if they have a fear or tension from taking tests. Without some method to control this, they will have a really hard time in school and their grades will suffer. Speak to your kid about why tests are given and explain that they help the teacher to understand the important things the child …

100 – Good Exercises To Do When Pregnant

The majority of women can and should exercise when pregnant. Unless your pregnancy is high risk or your doctor has ordered you to remain in bed, there is no reason in fact you can’t exercise while pregnant. Research studies show that there are numerous advantages to exercising while pregnant. You can enhance your energy levels, get your blood pumping to your legs and enhance your flow, and improve your possibilities for a rapid healing. Another factor to work out? Moms …