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White Sox-Orioles game postponed due to Baltimore riots

BALTIMORE — All of the TVs in the White Sox clubhouse at Camden Yards on Monday afternoon were tuned to news reports of unrest in the streets of Baltimore.<p>Players and coaches took turns staring at the footage of violent clashes between demonstrators and police a few miles from the ballpark where …

EU-Ukraine discuss reforms as violence escalates

EU heads Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk have been meeting with the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv. They were there for the first round of talks since the signing of a key association agreement in June of last year.<p>Speaking at a press conference after the meeting, European Council …

Mexican government says it may pay thousands to families of army-slayings victims | Fox News

A Mexican government commission for victims' rights may pay tens of thousands of dollars in reparations to relatives of those killed in the army's June 30 slaying of criminal suspects after most of them had surrendered.<p>The head of the Executive Commission for Victims Support said all 22 of the dead …

Latin America

Syria has used barrel bombs in hundreds of locations, says rights group

Human Rights Watch says UN resolution hasn’t stopped Assad regime’s continued bombing of rebel-held areas<p>Syria has used barrel bombs on hundreds of locationsover the past year, despite a UN security council resolution condemning their use, a rights watchdog has said.<p>The use of the barrel bombs was …

Middle East

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

<b>Clarifying moisturizer:</b> Mix a few drops of coconut water with a few drops of lemon juice. The coconut will hydrate your skin, and lemon will clear and brighten it.<p><b>Elbow and knee bleacher:</b> "If your elbows and knees appear dark, simply rub them with half of a lemon," says Patrice Coleman, owner of …

Airplanes

Michael Vick becomes 1st quarterback in NFL history to rush for 6,000 yards

Michael Vick set NFL history during what has thus far been an outstanding performance against the Steelers.<p>Michael Vick is having a great day against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. As an added bonus, he cemented a place in the NFL record book. With 47 yards rushing on four carries thus far, he …

Daily Dodger in Review: Dee Gordon seizes opportunity, gets traded

<b>DEE GORDON</b>, 26, second base.<p><b>Final 2014 stats:</b> .289, 92 runs, 24 doubles, 12 triples, 64 stolen bases, with .326 on-base and .378 slugging percentages.<p><b>Contract status</b>: First year of salary arbitration.<p><b>The good:</b> Gave<p>Dodgersa legitimate leadoff hitter. Started the season in a platoon at second and …

Mars' own Grand Canyon, Valles Marineris, in this composite image made aboard NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft. NASA/Arizona State University/Getty Images

How policeman and protester's hug became viral photo

Russia announces war games; UK worried by 'extremely aggressive' probing of air space | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia accused NATO on Monday of destabilizing northern Europe and the Baltics by carrying out drills there and announced new military exercises of its own, increasing tension over the Ukraine crisis.<p>NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg gestures as he speaks during a news …