Red Sox move closer to AL East crown, beat Blue Jays 4-3

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel

Doug Alden, The Associated Press Published Thursday, September 13, 2018 11:17PM EDT BOSTON — J.D. Martinez hit his 41st home run and the Boston Red Sox moved closer to clinching the AL East title, completing a three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 4-3 victory Thursday night. Xander Bogaerts scored the go-ahead run on an eighth-inning error after the Blue Jays rallied in the top half with two runs to tie it 3-all. Rafael Devers also homered for the major league-leading Red Sox (101-46), who pulled 10 1/2Read More

Iraq: On the frontline with Islamic State – BBC News

Iraq: On the frontline with Islamic State - BBC News

Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews The Iraqi Army says it is now pushing back Islamic State fighters from around Baghdad, and the city will not fall. With no foreign troops in combat on the ground in Iraq, the army has the job of following up on coalition airstrikes to halt IS advances. A series of setbacks in the summer had raised questions about the army’s ability and morale to do this and take the fight to IS. Our World Affairs John Simpson, has been with the Iraqi Army to theRead More

Officials on East Coast cast wary eye on Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma as of 5:15a EDT on September 4, 2017; Florida is in upper-left NOAA SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Government workers on the islands of the eastern Caribbean are clearing drains and pruning trees as authorities urge residents to prepare f…https://rockstarseo.ca/officials-on-east-coast-cast-wary-eye-on-hurricane-irma/