How A’s reliever Liam Hendriks found his fastball

OAKLAND — Less than 11 months ago the Athletics designated pitcher Liam Hendriks for assignment, making him available on waivers to any team that was interested in his services. The Australian-born right-hander was up for grabs, but considering Hendriks had a 7.36 earned run average in 13 appearances, there were no takers. So Hendriks accepted […]


Trump kicks off reelection campaign with Florida rally

By Jill Colvin, Jonathan Lemire and Michael Schneider | Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Jabbing at the press and poking at the political establishment, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday at a Florida rally where he exhorted thousands of rollicking supporters to keep advancing his political movement to put America’s “own […]

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‘No explicable rationale’: Alberta wins with Trans Mountain approval, but tanker ban still on the horizon

EDMONTON — Even as Alberta won a victory on Tuesday, with the federal government approving the continued construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta out to the British Columbia coast, incoming federal restrictions on oil tanker traffic and an overhaul on energy project approval have Alberta politicians casting baleful glares towards Ottawa. Read More […]

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‘Harry Potter Wizards Unite,’ the new game from the creators of ‘Pokémon Go,’ is coming to Android and iPhone on Friday

“Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” is coming to Android and iOS devices on Friday June 21. Developed by the creators of “Pokémon Go,” the new game will let players encounter Harry Potter characters and other signs of magic in the real world using augmented reality technology. Niantic announced the official launch of “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” […]