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Cubs Raise World Series Banner at Wrigley Field

Wade Davis (1-0) tossed a scoreless inning for his first win with the Cubs , who blew a 2-0 lead before the dramatic finish to their rain-delayed home opener. The flag-raising along with the ring presentation Wednesday figure to put the final punctuation marks on it. Monday's game stung for different reasons.


Toronto zoo holds naming contest for three capybara babies

Toronto zoo holds naming contest for three capybara babies

Entrants may have to get creative with their suggestions, though. The zoo says the sex of the pups won't be known for some time and gender-neutral names are encouraged. After that, zoo staff will create a short list of the best names which will become public on May 8 when voting will begin. Now the zoo has launched a contest to name the so-called capybabies, with May 3 as the deadline for submissions.


Tensions Over North Korea Could Stir Up Conflict - China

Tensions Over North Korea Could Stir Up Conflict - China

North Korea has recently signalled that it was prepared to test its nuclear capabilities for the sixth time. Trump and aides have said the United States would address North Korea on its own if China didn't. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Il Sung's grandson, looked relaxed in a dark suit and laughing with aides as he oversaw the huge parade on the "Day of the Sun" at Pyongyang's main Kim Il Sung Square.



Bruins looking for a repeat performance of a special game in Brooklyn

Boston's injury-riddled roster and lack of depth were on display in the loss. At the outset of the Bruins-Senators playoff series, it was a given that Ottawa defenseman and two-time Norris Trophy victor Erik Karlsson was the biggest, most risky individual talent on either team.


France arrests two over 'imminent attack' on election day

France arrests two over 'imminent attack' on election day

Before the thwarted attack was announced, Le Pen said on RTL radio Tuesday that she would expel foreign extremists and draft army reservists to close France's borders as soon as she takes office. Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said the men, aged 23 and 29, were known to security agencies. Independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron reached out to the French Muslim community, saying it is fighting on a "common front" alongside the state against Islamic extremism.


Arsene Wenger demands perfection in order for Champions League qualification

Arsene Wenger demands perfection in order for Champions League qualification

Manchester United, in fifth, have three points more than the Gunners having also played 31 matches. 3000 - Sanchez's goal was Arsenal's 3000th away goal in English league football, the 2nd side to reach that figure (Man U, 3226). Sanchez delivered a lofted pass into the box from the left and Ramsey chested the ball down for Ozil to fire past Guzan at his near post from seven yards out.