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Leury Garcia provides offensive spark for White Sox in 10-5 victory

By Philip Hersh

April 25, 2017

Leury Garcia’s ability to play several infield and outfield positions helped the 26-year-old utility man earn a White Sox roster spot out of spring training. But as rookie center fielder Jacob May attempts to find his big-league footing, Sox manager Rick Renteria has turned to Garcia to start on... … Read More

Fox News hit with lawsuit alleging racial discrimination and 'plantation-style management'

By Philip Hersh

April 25, 2017

An expanded lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Fox News Channel of racial discrimination "that appears more akin to Plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment." The lawsuit, filed in state Supreme Court, adds eight former and current Fox employees to a case involving three former Fox workers... … Read More

Report: More police training, public education needed to stop 'drugged' driving

By Philip Hersh

April 25, 2017

Drug-impaired driving has become a bigger problem in the United States than drunken driving, and law enforcement officers need more training to identify it, while the public needs to know that it is unsafe to drive high, according to a new report released this week. The Governors Highway Safety... … Read More

U.S. military starts installing controversial anti-missile battery in South Korea

By Philip Hersh

April 25, 2017

The United States military started installing a controversial anti-missile defense system in South Korea overnight Tuesday, triggering protests and sparking criticism that it was rushing to get the battery in place before the likely election of a president who opposes it. The sudden and unannounced... … Read More

Rachel Marsden: French presidential candidate Macron has only one major flaw

By Philip Hersh

April 25, 2017

PARIS -- Independent, pragmatic, centrist, Atlantist, globalist: All are words that have been used to describe 39-year old Emmanuel Macron, who, barring the totally unforeseen, will become the next president of France after a May 7 runoff vote against populist, protectionist candidate Marine Le... … Read More

Trump to propose big increase in standard deduction taxpayers can claim

By Philip Hersh

April 25, 2017

President Donald Trump on Wednesday plans to call for a significant increase in the standard deduction people can claim on their tax returns, potentially putting thousands of dollars each year into the pockets of tens of millions of Americans, according to two people briefed on the plan. The change... … Read More

Lansing man accused of fatally shooting trucker on I-88, road rage blamed

By Philip Hersh

April 25, 2017

A Lansing man accused of fatally shooting a truck driver on Interstate 88 near Oak Brook will appear in court Wednesday, officials said. Anthony Tillmon, 34, was charged with murder Tuesday after he allegedly shot and killed Eduardo Munoz, 43, in a road rage incident Friday, according to a release... … Read More

Chicago Archdiocese to pay $4.45M to settle priest abuse lawsuits

By Philip Hersh

April 25, 2017

The Archdiocese of Chicago will pay $4.45 million to settle three lawsuits brought by three men who allege they were sexually abused more than a decade ago by former Roman Catholic priest, basketball coach and convicted sex offender Daniel McCormack, the plaintiffs’ attorney said Tuesday. According... … Read More

Chipotle sees sales rise, but chain discovers possible data breach

By Philip Hersh

April 25, 2017

Chipotle saw a key sales figure rise more than expected as it works to regain customers’ trust after a series of food scares, but may have lost at least a little ground again in disclosing a possible data security issue. The company said it recently detected unauthorized activity on the network... … Read More

Activist finds silence on genital mutilation case depressing, predictable

By Philip Hersh

April 25, 2017

Imagine what the American left would do if conservative Republican Christians engaged in a barbaric practice to mutilate little girls, to kill off their sexual desire while leaving them fertile when they come of age. American feminists and their allies of the left would be outraged. Op-ed writers... … Read More

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