Retaliation Still Pays For Yankees’ CC Sabathia, Who Gets His Bonus After All

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia wound up getting his bonus money despite falling two innings shy of the threshold last season. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) A Thursday afternoon game in late September after the New York Yankees secured home-field advantage in the wild-card game probably went unnoticed by many. Perhaps the most noticeable parts were the events of the sixth inning on Sept. 27, when Sabathia hit Tampa Bay catcher Jesus Sucre. It was a retaliation pitch and one that led to Sabathia’s ejection. Of course, there was also…

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Swati Maliwal gets bail in DCW recruitment case

AAP leader and chief of Delhi Commission for Women Swati Maliwal was today granted bail by a Special Court in a case of alleged irregularities in the recruitment process of the women’s panel. Maliwal appeared before the court in pursuance to summons issued to her by the court on January 18. Special Judge Hemani Malhotra said the evidence in the matter was documentary and Maliwal was not required for custodial interrogation and granted her bail on furnishing of a personal bond of Rs 20,000 and a surety of like amount.…

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94 year old grandmother from New Hampshire gets diploma from SNHU

Amy Craton is a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and, now, a top graduate of a university at 94 years old. After taking online classes for two and a half years, the Hawaiian native received her bachelor’s degree in creative writing and English in a surprise awarding by officials from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). She dropped out of college in 1962 to raise her four children, shortly after her husband divorced her. Decades after, Craton never thought she could still claim her much-awaited diploma. In 2013, she enrolled in online classes in…

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India v England: Kohli gets career-best ranking, Ashwin consolidates top spot

DUBAI: Indian captain Virat Kohli rose one place to a career-best second position among Test batsmen on the back of his match-winning double ton against England while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin consolidated his number one spot among bowlers in the ICC Player Rankings issued on Tuesday. The 28-year-old Kohli, who hit 235 in India’s only innings in Mumbai in the fourth Test, his highest score in the longest format, has earned him 53 points (for an aggregate of 886 rating points) which has lifted him by one position to a career-best…

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Pune institute’s Milky Way research gets boost from Infosys

India’s unique research project focused around the study of universe, formation of stars, galaxies and interstellar dust got a big boost recently, owing to the financial aid extended by software giant Infosys and three international institutions. The Pune-based premier research institute — Inter-University Center of Astronomy and Astrophysics — which is currently designing a highly sensitive Wide Area Linear Optical Polarimeter (WALOP)-will receive Rs6.5 crore from the Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys. The IUCAA has also received over US$ 3 million from the National Science Foundation of USA,…

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Politics Over OROP Suicide Gets Uglier, Rahul Detained For Third Time in 2 Days

New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was detained – for the third time in two days – when he attempted to lead a protest march at Jantar Mantar on Thursday evening over the suicide of an army veteran. The march was held to pay tributes to Subedar Ram Kishan Grewal, who committed suicide protesting delay in the implementation of one rank, one pension. ALSO READ: Aren’t You Ashamed: Rahul Hits Out at Cops for Detaining Veteran’s Kin After a few hours of chaos and denials, Delhi police later in the…

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Man who killed New Hampshire officer in 1976 gets parole

A New Hampshire man convicted of gunning down a Manchester police officer 40 years ago at age 15 has been granted parole. Cleo Roy has been serving a 50-year sentence for shooting Officer Ralph Miller as the officer approached his house to investigate a noise complaint, which stemmed from a teenage drinking party Roy was holding in his parents’ absence. Miller was 25 and a Navy veteran with one year on the force when he was shot and killed. He had a 3-year-old daughter, and his wife was pregnant with…

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The Invent Anything Course Gets You Started with Hardware Hacking

Littlebits make designing little electronics super easy, but that doesn’t mean everyone can make anything instantly. If you’d like a little more guidance, Littlebits and P2Pu teamed up for the Invent Anything online course, and you can sign up for it right now for free. How to Get Started DIYing Anything with LittleBits Making things with electronics is tough, but if you’re just starting out, littleBits are an…Read more The course features several track options, including the basics, the internet of things, science, art and design, hardware, and music. Beyond…

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