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Fleeing Texas inmates outsmarted jailers by placing dummies in bed

WASHINGTON: Security at a federal prison camp in the Texas city of Beaumont was so lax that four inmates managed to escape by placing dummies in their beds or having other prisoners pose as them, the US Justice Department‘s internal watchdog said on Monday. Inspector General Michael Horowitz said his office uncovered a wide range […]


Suddenly short-handed, New York Yankees placing RHP Corey Kluber, 1B Luke Voit on injured list

NEW YORK — Yankees right-hander Corey Kluber is expected to miss at least two months with a right shoulder injury, and first baseman Luke Voit is also headed to the injured list with a right oblique strain. New York manager Aaron Boone announced the diagnoses Wednesday shortly after the Yankees’ scheduled game against the Toronto […]


The Economist Placing Value on Black Women’s Overlooked Work

The American economics profession has begun to grapple with the diversity problems in its field. In June, when Black Lives Matter protests swept across the United States and then the world, the American Economic Association — the establishment voice for economists — acknowledged “that our professional climate is a hostile one for Black economists.” More […]

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US Placing Cuba Back On List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism: Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo said with this, US will once again hold Cuba’s government accountable. (File) Washington: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday he was placing Cuba back on a blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism, a last-minute roadblock to expected efforts by President-elect Joe Biden to ease tensions. The terror designation severely hampers investment […]


Seahawks placing receiver Phillip Dorsett (foot) on injured reserve

5:48 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN The Seattle Seahawks are placing wide receiver Phillip Dorsett on injured reserve, a source confirms to ESPN. Dorsett has missed the Seahawks’ first two games with a sore foot that he had been dealing with long before signing a one-year, minimum-salary deal with Seattle in March. Coach Pete Carroll said […]