Source: Marlins trade OF Ozuna to Cardinals

December 13, 2017

1:43 PM ET The disbandment of the With one of his two Miami Marlins clients traded Wednesday and the other on the block, agent Scott Boras says of the team: “We’ve seen one of our major league jewelry stores become a pawn shop.” The Cardinals, Red Sox and Giants are among the clubs that need to be all-in next season. What big moves can win-now teams make to paint themselves…

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High Court Allows Mentally Challenged Woman To Abort 22-Week-Old Foetus

December 13, 2017

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday gave permission to a mentally challenged rape victim to abort her 22-week-old foetus. In a significant order, the court also ruled that as the victim was mentally challenged and incapable of taking her own decisions, her legal guardian — in this case her mother must be allowed to take the decision on her behalf. A division bench of Justices R M Borde and…

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Cops Seek Delhi Medical Association Opinion On Max Hospital Case

December 13, 2017

New Delhi: The Delhi Police has written to the Delhi Medical Association (DMA) seeking its opinion in the case of a premature baby being wrongly declared dead by Max Hospital. The case was transferred from the district police to the Crime Branch for a detailed probe last week after the baby boy, who was born on November 30 at Max Hospital, died at a nursing home in Pitampura on December…

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Boras says Marlins are now a 'pawn shop'

December 13, 2017

1:40 PM ET LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Scott Boras took a shot at the The Captain delivered five championship banners in the Bronx, but by trading the Marlins’ biggest superstar — to the Yankees, of all teams — Miami’s new CEO will be raising a different flag in South Beach in 2018: a white one. Marlins owner Derek Jeter scoffed at the notion that the Yankees got a sweetheart…

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Boras says Marlins are now a 'pawn shop'

December 13, 2017

12:57 PM ET LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Scott Boras took a shot at the The Captain delivered five championship banners in the Bronx, but by trading the Marlins’ biggest superstar — to the Yankees, of all teams — Miami’s new CEO will be raising a different flag in South Beach in 2018: a white one. Marlins owner Derek Jeter scoffed at the notion that the Yankees got a sweetheart…

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A major federal report finds that the speed of Arctic warming is unprecedented in 2,000 years

The peer-reviewed report involving 85 scientists finds that the Arctic environmental system has reached a “new normal” An iceberg off the west coast of Greenland. A new report finds that Arctic warming continues to drive declines in sea ice and ice sheets. (Photo courtesy of Greenland Travel) It’s a common refrain doubters of human-caused global warming: Temperatures now are no higher than they were during the Medieval Warm Period from…

December 13, 2017
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5-Year-Old Hyderabad Girl Raped, Head Smashed With Boulder

December 13, 2017

Hyderabad: The body of a 5-year-old with her head smashed was found dumped in the bushes in Hyderabad today, the police said. The accused, a 23-year-old who lived in the neighbourhood, has been arrested for allegedly raping and killing the minor girl. The police identified the accused as Dinesh D, a construction worker from Madhya Pradesh, and said he had allegedly lured the girl with chocolates and took her to…

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Johnson relives old memories in Lions assault

December 13, 2017

11:24 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Mitchell Johnson, scourge of England in the Ashes series four years ago, relished an opportunity to come face to face with England Lions as Perth Scorchers claimed a six-run defeat at the new Perth Stadium to avenge their defeat in the first of three T20 encounters. It might have lacked the drama of his 37 Ashes wickets in 2013/14, but 10,000 spectators had been invited…

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The Driverless Car Era Began More Than 90 Years Ago

December 13, 2017

The “American Wonder” in 1925. Depending on the vehicle manufacturer, you’ll get a different year for the big roll-out of fully autonomous vehicles. General Motors plans to launch them in big cities by 2019. Ford says it will have a fully autonomous vehicle in commercial operation by 2021. Google’s self-driving operation, Waymo, announced last month that its autonomous vehicles are ready to fly solo—sans a test driver babysitter—in an area…

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