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Use of batboys, batgirls suspended after Kaiser Carlile death

National Baseball Congress suspended the use of batboys and batgirls during its World Series games  after a 9-year-old boy died of injuries he suffered when he was accidentally struck in the head by a bat during a game. “We suspended the program for the rest of the tournament because of the situation that happened this […]

John Oliver Exposes the Disturbing Way Congress Governs Washington, DC

The U.S. is the only democracy in the world that fails to give residents of its capital a vote in Congress. The U.S. is currently the only democracy in the world that fails to give residents of its capital a vote in Congress. “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver is hoping this will change ASAP. Show More Summary

National Baseball Congress Suspends Use Of Batboys After 9-Year-Old's Death

WICHITA, Kan. — The National Baseball Congress has suspended using batboys and batgirls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game. Kaiser...Show More Summary

Bat boy Kaiser Carlile, 9, dies after getting hit in the head by swing

Kaiser Carlile, the 9-year-old bat boy who was hit on the head by a batter taking warmup swings in the on-deck circle during a National Baseball Congress World Series game on Saturday, has died, the Liberal Bee Jays announced on their Facebook page. With the permission of the family, and with much sorrow and a […]

Batboy Dies After Being Hit In The Head By Kansas Player Swinging Bat During World Baseball Congress World Series

A batboy for a Kansas amateur baseball team died a day after being hit in the head by a bat during practice swing at a Liberal Bee Jays game. Kaiser Carlile, 9, died on Sunday. The team is based out of Liberal, Kansas. Kaiser Carlile...Show More Summary

Bat boy, 9, dies after being hit by swing during game in Wichita, Kan.

A 9-year-old bat boy has died after he was accidentally hit in the head during a National Baseball Congress World Series game in Kansas.

9-Year-Old Bat Boy Dies Day After Being Hit in Head With Practice Swing

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A nine-year-old who spent the summer working as bat boy for Kansas collegiate baseball team the Liberal Bee Jays died Sunday evening, one day after he was hit in the head by a warmup swing during a National Baseball Congress World Series game. Read more...

Members of Congress raise questions about SpaceX investigation in wake of explosion

He might be impatient, perhaps at times surly, the way super smart people are when they feel the world around them isn't keeping up. But no one has ever accused Elon Musk of being lax, or anything but an obsessive who attacks huge challenges -- i.e., colonizing Mars -- with an intense relentlessness.Read full article >>

Poll: Flush Iran deal

A new poll conducted by CNN/ORC indicates the majority of Americans oppose the recent nuclear agreement with Iran negotiated by the United States and five world powers. According to the poll, 52 percent want Congress to reject the deal, while 44% say it should be approved. Among Democrats, 56% of respondents 35-years old or above … Continue reading Poll: Flush Iran deal

Rumour: Acer to launch 4 new Windows phones at IFA 2015

In March this year Acer launched its new Acer Liquid M220 at Mobile World Congress 2015 and we noted the WVGA device would have been equally at home in 2013. It seems the device must have done passably well, as   it is currently rumoured that Acer will be launching 4 new Windows Phone devices at […]

Natasha Lyonne, Jack Black and Morgan Freeman jump into the Iran deal debate

Jack Black wants to make one thing clear. If Congress doesn’t pass the nuclear deal currently on the table with Iran than the whole world will be toast. Not “delicious” toast, mind you, but “a really dark unpleasant cloud of death” toast. The roof of humanity’s mouth is in imminent danger, people, and Black and his really famous […]

The 100 Best American Films -- From Movie Critics Around the World

The American Film Institute has its top 100 list and the Library of Congress has its National Film Registry.  But how do movie critics around the world see our films?  The BBC prepared a list of the 100 greatest American films, based on the selections of international movie critics. Show More Summary

Loosen Those Ties, Tin Lizzy’s Cantina Opens in Downtown Atlanta

Tin Lizzy’s Cantina is open in The Mall at Peachtree Center, just a quick salsa away from the College Football Hall of Fame, the Georgia World Congress Center, convention hotels, marts and offices. Now downtown visitors can easily enjoy...Show More Summary

British Documentary: World Congress Of Families And NOM Are Fomenting Anti-Gay Violence Across Africa

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Last night Britain's Channel 4 aired Hunted: Gay And Afraid, which points to US-based Christian groups such as the World Congress Of Families and NOM as fomenting anti-LGBT violence across Africa. The Independent reviews: MacKean's film...Show More Summary

In spite of her father and her fears, Miss Canada testifies before Congress

Even as she worried aloud about whether her father might suffer the consequences of her testimony Thursday, Miss World Canada, 25-year-old Anastasia Lin, spoke out against the Chinese government’s human rights abuses in front of Congress. “It’s a shock to realize that the man who made you feel safe is in danger,” said Lin of her father, a Chinese […]

The world's nuclear energy regulator reached 2 'secret side-deals' with Iran

The Iran nuclear agreement includes two secret side deals covering a key Iranian military site and other past arms activities, according to two lawmakers who are demanding that Congress be granted access to the documents. The secretShow More Summary

Top Stories: Greek Lawmakers Approve Reforms; Western Fires

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Also: Defense Secretary Ash Carter visits Iraq; a federal appeals court blocks North Dakota's tough abortion law; and the World Santa Congress ends in Denmark.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Specs, Release Date: Upcoming High-End Phablet Will Get Announced Earlier Than Usual?

For the past four years, Samsung has stuck with its schedule in releasing smartphones - the Galaxy S flagship for the year gets unveiled at the Mobile World Congress, while the Galaxy Note flagship gets released at the IFA event in Berlin.

The battle to store the world’s tweets for the future

Five years ago the Library of Congress promised to archive the entirety of Twitter for future generations to study. It's still not here, what's the hold up?

Jewish leader condemns German vice chancellor's Iran trip

BERLIN (Reuters) - The head of the World Jewish Congress sharply criticized German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Wednesday for his recent visit to Iran, accusing him of putting business interests before morals and calling his approach to Tehran naive.

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