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January 13, 2019 12:49 PM Secretary of State Pompeo urges Gulf states to heal rift

DOHA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that a rift between Qatar and its Arab Gulf neighbors had gone on for too long. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and non-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member Egypt cut diplomatic, transport and trade ties with Qatar in June 2017, accusing it of supporting terrorism and their 146

January 13, 2019 9:02 AM Convicted child killer found dead in Oklahoma prison cell; victim's body never found

Anthony Joseph Palma, 59, sexually assaulted and killed an 8-year-old girl, authorities say. (Midwest City Police Department) A man convicted in the cold case murder of an 8-year-old girl whose body has never been found was discovered dead in his Oklahoma prison cell Friday night, according to reports. The body of Anthony Joseph Palma, 59, was found 149

January 13, 2019 2:32 AM Sources: Steve Sarkisian turns down Cardinals to rejoin Alabama

The Arizona Cardinals offered Steve Sarkisian the offensive coordinator position, but he instead has agreed to return to Alabama to work on Nick Saban's staff, sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini on Saturday. Sarkisian is expected to become the Crimson Tide's offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN's Chris Low. Former co-offensive coordinator Josh Gattis 135

January 12, 2019 10:25 PM Blue Jays sign RHP Phelps to 1-year, $2.5M deal

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed right-hander David Phelps to a one-year, $2.5 million deal with a club option for the 2020 season, the team announced Saturday. Phelps, 32, missed the 2018 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on March 26. The reliever was 4-5 with a 3.40 ERA in 55 2/3 innings with the Miami Marlins and Seattle Mariners in 2017. In six seasons 150

January 11, 2019 10:57 PM Amtrak works to modernize, speed up trains in busiest U.S. rail corridor

ABOARD AMTRAK TRAIN 182 (Reuters) - Amtrak is gearing up to introduce new high-speed Acela trains as it plans to spend billions of dollars in upgrades on the busiest U.S. rail corridor. The national U.S. passenger railroad on Friday gave reporters a tour by train of the busy northeast corridor from Washington to New York, showing off places where the rail system 138

January 11, 2019 9:48 PM Apple considered Samsung, MediaTek to supply 5G modems for 2019 iPhones

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) held talks with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) and MediaTek Inc (2454.TW) along with existing vendor Intel Corp (INTC.O) to supply 5G modem chips for 2019 iPhones, according to an Apple executive’s testimony at a trial between Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday. Between 2011 and 2016, Apple 186

January 11, 2019 9:28 AM Car bomb blast kills at least one in Iraqi border town of al-Qaim: military statement

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb blast killed at least one person and injured more than a dozen the Iraqi town of al-Qaim on the Syrian border on Friday, a statement from Iraq’s military said. The military said one person was killed, and 16 people were injured. A local senior police source put the number killed at three, with 23 injured. The military and the police 126

January 11, 2019 4:07 AM Angels avoid arbitration with RHPs JC Ramirez, Nick Tropeano

LOS ANGELES -- The Angels agreed to one-year contracts with right-handers JC Ramirez and Nick Tropeano that avoided salary arbitration. Ramirez agreed at $1,901,000 on Thursday, a raise of $1,000. Tropeano's deal is for $1,075,000, up from $552,500 in his first year of arbitration eligibility. After breaking through as a big-league starter in 2017, Ramirez 136

January 10, 2019 9:17 PM When lightning strikes: America’s most struck states revealed

New research reveals the U.S. states that experienced the most lightning strikes in 2018 – Florida and Texas are at the top of the list. The Sunshine State had the highest density of lightning strikes. Florida had the highest average of negative ground-to-cloud flasher per square mile, with 24, according to the study. Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi 140

January 9, 2019 11:33 PM Pizza Hut announces expansion to beer delivery program

Pizza Hut on Monday announced the latest expansion of its effort to deliver customers a classic combo – pizza and beer. (iStock) Pizza Hut on Monday announced the latest expansion of its effort to deliver customers a classic combo – pizza and beer. “The expansion continues – and isn’t expected to stop – with Pizza Hut adding more restaurants to its category-first 240