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Braves awaits Freeman's test tests; pitch struck his wrist

Braves awaits Freeman's test tests; pitch struck his wrist

The Braves recalled infielder Rio Ruiz from Triple-A Gwinnett to start at third base against the Blue Jays on Thursday night. "Last night, following my at-bat in the 7th inning, I used inappropriate language towards Braves pitcher Jason Motte ", Pillar wrote.


Trump Optimistic on Achieving Peace in ME, Abbas Hopes for Historic Deal

Trump Optimistic on Achieving Peace in ME, Abbas Hopes for Historic Deal

I am firmly believing that this is possibly - we are able to resolve it. But as he later sat down to lunch with the Palestinian leader, he said it was "maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years". But according to former White House official Dennis Ross, Trump is in some ways helping Abbas by extending the White House invite. So far, it has not endorsed a specific plan to push for peace.


Macron to unveil first French government

Macron to unveil first French government

French President Emmanuel Macron has chosen from the left and the right, an equal number of men and women, for his new cabinet. Mr Tusk was one of the first prominent European voices to congratulate Mr Macron on his May 7 presidential election runoff victory over far-right and anti-EU politician Marine Le Pen.



Iran Responds to New US Sanctions With More of Its Own

But he said that given US commitments under the nuclear deal, "the United States is not pursuing efforts to reduce Iran's sales of crude oil at this time". allies Israel and Saudi Arabia. The Department of the Treasury announced that it had designated seven entities in connection with the missile program, including two top Iranian defense officials.


Trump threatens to cancel White House media briefings to ensure 'accuracy'

Trump threatens to cancel White House media briefings to ensure 'accuracy'

Trump abruptly fired Comey on Tuesday and later said Comey was a "showboat" and "grandstander" who was not doing a good job. When Trump initially made a decision to keep Comey - a Barack Obama appointee - in his job, it raised eyebrows from critics who saw it as a tacit reward for his role in damaging Clinton's chances.


New royal decree in line with Saudi vision for women

New royal decree in line with Saudi vision for women

One Saudi activist, who spoke anonymously for fear of reprisal, says the memo does not appear to change restrictive rules pertaining to the rights of women to obtain a passport or travel overseas without a male relative's permission. Women in Saudi can now also sit on the government's advisory Shura Council, and in 2016 the strict religious police were stripped of their power to stop, question, pursue or arrest people.