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NY Yankees Set Home Run Record, Beat Boston Red Sox For 100th Win Of Season

The New York Yankees set the major league record for most home runs in a season, beating the Boston Red Sox 8-5 Saturday for their 100th win this year. Gleyber Torres and Giancarlo Stanton hit homerun Nos. 265 and 266, to bring the team the record. “I’m happy for them. They work really hard at their craft, and it’s a result of a lot of people having success,” manager Aaron Boone said. The Yankees entered Saturday tied with the 1997 Seattle Mariners with 264 homers, after hitting four homeruns Friday night in their 11-6 win over Boston. Torres hit a two-run drive in the fourth inning that gave the Yankees the record, and Stanton added to it with his 38th HR of the season in the 7th inning.  ...Read more

Los Angeles Dodgers Clinch Berth In 2018 MLB Playoffs With Win Over Giants

The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their sixth straight MLB playoff berth Saturday with a 10-6 win over the San Francisco Giants. Alex Wood was credited with the win after pitching 1.1 of scoreless relief, while a four-run ninth inning helped bring Los Angeles the victory. The Dodgers entered September one game out of the NL West lead and 2.5 games behind for the second wild-card slot. Despite injuries, the Dodgers still ranked second in ERA and 6th in runs scored.  ...Read more

President Trump Supports Brett Kavanaugh After He And His Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, Testify Before Senate

After a full day of testimony from Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the first woman who accused the judge of sexually assaulting her, President Donald Trump reinforced his support of Kavanaugh. In a tweet on Thursday evening, the President said, “Judge Kavanaugh showed America exactly why I nominated him. His testimony was powerful, honest, and riveting. Democrats’ search and destroy strategy is disgraceful and this process has been a total sham and effort to delay, obstruct, and resist. The Senate must vote!”  Ford accused Kavanaugh of trying to rape her when they were teenagers. Kavanaugh has vehemently denied all of her allegations, as well as the allegations made against him by two other women. Both Ford and Kavanaugh sat through hours of questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee as well as an outside prosecutor who Republicans hired to ask questions on Thursday. Ford spoke emotionally when describing her allegations. Kavanaugh began his testimony with anger in his voice, but also became very emotional during his opening statement. The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a vote on whether to confirm Kavanaugh for Friday, but Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein and other Democrats have called for the vote to be delayed. ...Read more

President Trump And Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein Delay Meeting To Next Week

The White House said on Thursday that President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein have agreed to delay their planned meeting on Thursday until next week, so as not to interfere with the Senate hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Trump had expected to meet with Rosenstein, who oversees the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, to discuss a news report that he had suggested secretly recording the president and recruiting Cabinet members to remove him from office. The meeting between the president and deputy attorney general was originally scheduled in the wake of a flurry of conflicting reports Monday, saying Rosenstein had either quit or was set to be fired. At the time, Trump was in New York for the United Nations General Assembly.  ...Read more

Chicago Cubs Shortstop Addison Russell’s Leave Extended By MLB Through End Of Season

Major League Baseball extended Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell’s administrative leave through Sunday, the end of the regular season.  Russell was placed on administrative leave by the team last Friday when a blog written by his ex-wife, Melisa Reidy, was made public as she detailed physical, emotional and psychological abuse made throughout their marriage. Russell’s administrative leave was initially seven days, and would have expired Thursday. But the league extended it through the end of the regular season as they continue their investigation into the domestic abuse allegations. At press time, it was not yet known whether or not Russell will be available to play in the postseason. Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he does not believe the Russell situation is a distraction to his team, who are currently playing for the NL Central title. ...Read more

Tiger Woods Paired With Patrick Reed In Ryder Cup Fourballs Opener

Tiger Woods will partner with Patrick Reed against Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood in the fourth and final fourballs match when the Ryder Cup gets underway on Friday. The pairings were announced at Thursday’s opening ceremony at the course just outside Paris as France will host the event for the first time. United States captain Jim Furyk surprised many by breaking up the Reed/Spieth partnership from the last two Ryder Cups, but said he liked the chemistry between Reed and Woods. “Tiger has spent so much time with Patrick and Jordan. We looked at our options – we had one very good pairing and I think we came out of it with two very good pairings,” he said.  Over 7,000 fans will be present when play gets underway, unlike anything seen in any other golf event. The United States have not won on European soil since 1993 – the year three of their current team were born. ...Read more

Arnold Schwarzenegger And Linda Hamilton Reunite On Set Of “Terminator 6”

Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a photo of him and Linda Hamilton in honor of her birthday, straight from the set of the upcoming sixth “Terminator” film on Wednesday.  He posted the photo alongside an image of a photo of the two actors from years ago. “I’m pumped to be back together again,” Schwarzenegger, 71, wrote. Hamilton, who turned 62 on Wednesday, and her alter-ego, Sarah Connor, last appeared onscreen for the cyborg franchise in 1991′s “Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” directed by James Cameron.  Deadpool’s Tim Miller is directing the sixth entry in the “Terminator” series. Terminator 6 was originally slated to hit theaters in summer 2019 but was recently pushed back to a release date of November 15, 2019. ...Read more

Desperate Housewives Actress Marcia Cross Reveals Secret Battle With Cancer

Former “Melrose Place” and “Desperate Housewives” actress Marcia Cross revealed recently she is recovering from a fight with anal cancer. In a series of Instagram posts, the 56-year-old mother of twin daughters said she was “happy to be alive but sad that my hair fell out.” Cross characterized her status as “post-cancer” saying”all good now,” she wrote. “Hard journey but I am HEALTHY, and more present and grateful than ever.” The actress, whose husband, Tom Mahoney, is a cancer survivor, said that her disclosure about her disease and hair loss made her feel “liberated, deliriously free, and completely me.” Cross played Bree in the long-running “Desperate Housewives” (2004-2012) and she later had a role as a character who became president on the FBI drama “Quantico.” ...Read more

Actor Geoffrey Owens Donates The $25,000 Given To Him From Nicki Minaj To Charity

Actor Geoffrey Owens, the former “The Cosby Show” star who was job-shamed last month due to pictures of him posted on social media working as a cashier at Trader Joe’s, is now paying it forward. Owens has decided to donate the $25,000 that rapper Nicki Minaj gave him to other struggling actors.  Owens said: “I would like to give this donation of 25K to the Actor’s Fund in memory of the late, great Earle Hyman.” Hyman, who played Cosby’s father, ‘Russell’, on The Cosby Show, lived his last years and died at the Actors’ Home, which was funded and run by the Actor’s Fund. Owens added: “I am extremely grateful to Nicki Minaj for enabling struggling actors to continue pursuing their dreams.” Owens played Elvin Tibideaux on “The Cosby Show,” but his career stalled after the show ended in 1992. The photos of him being shamed for working at the supermarket stirred outrage. Minaj called the incident “toxic & disgusting” and pledged to donate $25,000 to Owens. Minaj said she was “happy to be a part of a great cause. I wish Geoffrey much success and want him to know how loved he is.” Since the publicity, Owens has booked a guest role on a forthcoming episode of “NCIS: New Orleans,” and has accepted an offer from Tyler Perry to recur on his new OWN television show, “The Haves and The Have Nots.” ...Read more

Bill Cosby’s Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame To Remain, Despite Sexual Assault Conviction

Actor Bill Cosby’s star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame will not be removed despite him being jailed for sexual assault, the organization in charge of the LA tourist attraction has confirmed. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said that while it is “regrettable” when celebrities’ personal lives do not live up to “public standards and expectations”, the stars mark professional achievements and are permanent fixtures. Cosby was just sentenced for up to 10 years for sexual assault, while also being labelled a “sexually violent predator” by a judge in Pennsylvania. The 81-year-old is the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be jailed. osby was convicted in April of drugging and molesting Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia home 14 years ago.  ...Read more