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Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking 'Ball Four,' dies at 80

11 Jul 2019

Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, "Ball Four," attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts, according to media reports. He was 80.

Former big-leaguer Bouton, author of 'Ball Four,' dies at 80

11 Jul 2019

July 10 Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, "Ball Four," attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts, according to media reports. He was 80.

Most perpetrators in 2018 mass attacks made threats - U.S. Secret Service

10 Jul 2019

Most of those responsible for mass attacks in public areas in the United States in 2018 made prior threats or sent messages that sparked concern, the Secret Service said on Tuesday, in a study highlighting advance clues to such violence.

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill

28 Jun 2019

Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation that opened a bitter partisan divide.

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill

28 Jun 2019

June 28 Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation that opened a bitter partisan divide.

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff

22 Jun 2019

The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental drowning.

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river -sheriff

22 Jun 2019

June 21 The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental drowning.

Georgia carries out 1,500th U.S. execution since penalty was reinstated

21 Jun 2019

Georgia on Thursday carried out the 1,500th execution in the United States since 1976, the year capital punishment was reinstated, by putting to death a man convicted of killing an off-duty prison guard in 1996.

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State

21 Jun 2019

Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported.

Hundreds gather for vigil in Memphis neighborhood where man was shot

15 Jun 2019

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Some 300 people gathered on Friday evening for a candle-light vigil in the Memphis neighborhood where a young black man was shot dead by federal authorities as residents remained on edge following violent demonstrations earlier this week.

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