Computer to call balls and strikes in minor league

FILE – In this May 13, 2018, file photo, MLB umpire Joe West, right, talks with a player in the ninth inning during a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Washington Nationals in Phoenix. West, who has umpired more than 5,000 big league games, said the 2016 TrackMan computer system test was far from perfect. NEW YORK – […]

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Former White House lawyer calls Mueller an ‘American hero’

Washington: Former White House lawyer Ty Cobb said in a new podcast that he considers special counsel Robert Mueller to be "an American hero" and "a class act" and does not share President Donald Trump's oft-stated view that the probe of Russian election interference is a politically motivated "witch hunt". Cobb, who joined the White House shortly after Mueller's investigation […]

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1960s maternity nurses who were first in Britain to get walkie-talkies

Call the midwife! The 1960s maternity nurses who were the first in Britain to get walkie-talkies so they could speak to doctors at mothers’ bedsides The incredible images show a midwife speaking into her walkie-talkie as she rides around Leicester in 1965 Another snap shows two nurses receiving instructions from Manchester’s supervisor of midwives in 1966 Seventy Manchester Corporation midwives […]

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Thousands answer call to attend 'unaccompanied' Air Force vet's Texas funeral

The funeral for Air Force veteran Joseph Walker in Texas Monday drew thousands of people who responded to an appeal for mourners. (Texas General Land Office ) Thousands of strangers responded to an urgent appeal to attend Monday's funeral for an Air Force veteran from Texas. The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen appealed for supporters to attend the funeral of “unaccompanied” […]

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