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Early returns on Angels GM Billy Eppler's 2018 off-season

We’re about 1/3rd of the way through the season and by most accounts, a reasonably successful one so far.   But one of extremes.

A 13-3 start followed by 15-20.  1,008 more words


Man barges onto school bus, holds knife to driver

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a Southern California man barged onto a school bus carrying about a dozen children and held a knife to the driver’s head before witnesses dragged him away. 101 more words


4 hospitalized after oil tanks explode in West Virginia

WEST UNION, W.Va. (AP) — Four people have been hospitalized after oil tanks exploded in West Virginia.

News outlets report a company was removing three oil tanks in West Union on Friday when the tanks exploded. 72 more words


Thandie Newton Reveals Why She 'Said No To My Merkin' For 'Westworld' Nude Scenes

As anyone who’s watched “Westworld” already knows, the actors who portray the synthetic robot “hosts” often appear naked in the show — a lot.

“Westworld” star Thandie Newton, who plays renegade host Maeve in the HBO hit, has had her share of nude scenes, and in an appearance on this week’s edition of Britain’s “The Graham Norton Show” she outlined why she doesn’t use a merkin (a.k.a. 194 more words


Singer-Songwriter James Blake Wants Everyone To Stop Labelling Him A 'Sad Boy'

Singer-songwriter James Blake is fed up with being a labelled a “sad boy” whenever he addresses his emotions in one of his songs, and unleased his frustrations on social media. 311 more words


Cavs' Kevin Love to miss Game 7 vs. Celtics with concussion

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love will miss Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Celtics with a concussion.

The team said Saturday that Love, who bashed heads with Boston rookie Jayson Tatum in the first half of Cleveland’s Game 6 win on Friday night, experienced concussion-like symptoms before the team’s flight and has been placed in the NBA’s concussion protocol. 85 more words


Child bitten in face by dog

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — A child has been bitten in the face by an English bulldog in Connecticut.

The New Haven Register reports a 1-year-old was severely bitten in the face by a dog Friday evening while being pushed in a stroller. 86 more words