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Finger Lakes Times 31 Jul 2021
WASHINGTON — California Gov ... Following the governors of Montana and Washington, Newsom offered some of the most pointed criticism of the federal government’s handling of the issue during the public portion of the meeting ... —McClatchy Washington Bureau6 passengers test positive for COVID-19 aboard Royal Caribbean ship.

From the sky, this $9.95 million Sun Valley mansion looks like a starship

Live Mint 31 Jul 2021
Designed to look like a ship, the house has an enormous prow-like architectural protrusion over the entryway ... Engman installed two roughly 5,000-pound antique mooring buoys, in keeping with the ship theme. He said they were used in Lake Washington in the early 1920s for ships moored from World War I.

Letter: US Postal Service is reliable, needs legislative support

Ogden Standard-Examiner 31 Jul 2021
I frequently rely on the Postal Service to receive goods for my business and to ship products to customers across the country. As Washington considers common-sense reform to support the Postal Service for the 21st ...

MLB trade deadline winners and losers: Dodgers go big, Padres strike out in wild NL West race

Yahoo Daily News 31 Jul 2021
>Winners. Los Angeles Dodgers. Come on, did anyone really expect the Dodgers to stop spending money when they have a chance to repeat? ... New York Yankees ... St ... Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals ... The Washington Nationals shipped away eight veterans, including their biggest stars in Scherzer and Turner, and now have 12 prospects from six organization ... 1 ... .

The Taliban 'mutilated' the body of Reuters photographer after he was killed in Afghanistan - ...

The Daily Mail 31 Jul 2021
Pictured ... Mujib Khalwatgar, head of the Afghan media rights group NAI, said journalists had felt increasing pressure from both sides amid a sharp rise in violence in recent weeks after Washington announced it was withdrawing U.S ... Siddiqui takes pictures of the damaged cargo ship MSC Chitra in the Arabian Sea off the Mumbai coast in August 2010 ... .

Two Killed in Attack on Israeli-Managed Tanker Off Oman; Iran Suspected

Voa News 30 Jul 2021
London-based Zodiac said on its website that the attack in the Arabian Sea on the Mercer Street, a Liberian-flagged, Japanese-owned ship, was "suspected piracy," adding that it was still being investigated.� ... defense official said the ship appeared to have been attacked by a drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle.

Sailor charged with starting $2.5 billion ship fire

The Independent 30 Jul 2021
A sailor suspected of starting a ship fire that burned for four days and caused $2.5 billion worth of damage, is facing criminal charges ... Sailors who battled the fire described a nightmarish blaze in which metal twisted, flames burst from openings in the ship, and black smoke poured out, reports the Washington Post.

Israel accuses Iran of drone attack on tanker off Oman

The Arab Weekly 30 Jul 2021
The Romanian fatality was apparently the captain of the ship and the Briton a security man. The Iranians struck the ship’s body using an unmanned aerial vehicle,” he added ... Washington has blamed Iran for a number of attacks on shipping in strategic Gulf waters, including on four vessels, including two Saudi oil tankers, in May 2019.

Two Crew Killed in Attack on Israeli-Managed Tanker Off Oman

The Algemeiner 30 Jul 2021
[ILLUSTRATIVE] An Israeli-owned ship hit by an explosion in the strategic Gulf of Oman waterway is seen after arrival at a port in Dubai, United Arab Emirates February 28, 2021 ... Washington has blamed Iran for a number of attacks on shipping in strategic Gulf waters, including on four vessels, including two Saudi oil tankers, in May 2019.

Tensions Escalating in East Asia with US Freedom of Navigation Operations

GlobalResearch 30 Jul 2021
in 2019, American ships navigated the region on nine occasions; last year, there were fifteen operations; this year, seven cases have been reported so far ... Countries allied to Washington, such as Japan, can also have their coastlines visited by Chinese ships and, with that we will have the perpetuation of naval tensions.

MLB Rumors: Nationals trading ace Max Scherzer to Dodgers

Yahoo Daily News 30 Jul 2021
Washington Nationals ... Max Scherzer won't be shipping up to Boston. The Washington Nationals are finalizing a deal to send the three-time Cy Young award winner to the Los Angeles Dodgers along with shortstop Trea Turner, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan ... Washington to pass up.

Houston Rockets take Green with No. 2 pick in NBA draft

Chron 30 Jul 2021
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets selected Jalen Green with the second overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft ... Harden’s trade came after Houston shipped Russell Westbrook to Washington in December for John Wall and future draft picks. The Rockets dealt one of their last remaining veterans in March when they traded P.J ... ___. More AP NBA.

Ask a Master Gardener: Banded Ash Borer

The Roseburg News-Review 30 Jul 2021
Question. I found this beautiful bug on my wood pile today. Could you tell me what it is and a little about it? Is it a destructive pest or beneficial?. Answer ... The Asian Longhorned Beetles are seen in the eastern states, but the Citrus Longhorned Beetle has been found emerging from shipping pallets in Bellingham, Washington ... ....

Russell Westbrook deal could lead Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie to Wizards

New York Post 30 Jul 2021
More On.. brooklyn nets. Nets select North Carolina big man with second late pick. Nets add sharpshooter with first-round pick. NBA Draft tracker ... While Washington shipped Westbrook to the Lakers, joining LeBron James and Anthony Davis in a Big Three to rival Brooklyn’s, the deal could have other implications for the Nets ... see also ... 27 pick at NBA Draft ... .