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  • International Polo Club Palm Beach Awarded U.S. Open Polo Championship® for 2019-2021

    Wellington, FL –  October 11, 2017 – The United States Polo Association® (USPA) Board of Governors, Committees, Subsidiary Boards, Club Delegates, Members and staff met in the Pacific Northwest Circuit in Stevenson, Washington, September 27-30, for the 2017 USPA Board of Governors and Annual Member Meeting. Following much discussion, the top USPA national tournaments: U.S. Open […]


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  • LAPD responds to family disturbance call involving Harvey Weinstein

    LOS ANGELES —  According to a Los Angeles Times report by Richard Winton, LAPD responded to a family disturbance involving embattled movie producer Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, law enforcement sources said. Officers from the LAPD’s Wilshire Division responded to a radio call at around 10:30 a.m. to a Los Angeles home and met with Harvey Weinstein’s […]

  • Asked to explain ‘calm before the storm’ remark, Trump talks North Korea

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to confirm he had North Korea in mind last week when he described a gathering of military leaders as “the calm before the storm.” In an interview with U.S. network Fox News, Trump was asked what he meant with the cryptic phrase, which had fueled […]

  • At least 21 dead, hundreds missing as winds fan California wildfires

    SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) – Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds on Wednesday struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 21 people, destroyed 3,500 structures and left hundreds missing in chaotic evacuations across northern California’s wine country. Nearly two dozen blazes spanning eight counties have charred around 170,000 acres (68,797 hectares). Flames erupted […]

  • U.S. loan to Puerto Rico a start, but more aid to come: official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. federal government is working on a long-term plan to help Puerto Rico rebuild after Hurricane Maria tore up the island territory’s power grid and other infrastructure three weeks ago, an administration official said on Wednesday. The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on Thursday on a disaster relief […]

  • Florida businessman admits to bribery scheme at Venezuela’s PDVSA

    (Reuters) – The part owner of several Florida-based energy companies on Wednesday became the latest person to plead guilty as part of an ongoing U.S. investigation into bribery at Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA. Fernando Ardila Rueda, 49, pleaded guilty in federal court in Houston to two counts, including that he violated the U.S. Foreign […]

Sports

  • FOR HIS LATEST TRICK, MANFRED’S FELLOWS

    The timing was stunning. It was impossible to ignore. Less than two and a half days after the previous column on the very subject was posted on this website, a news article popped up on MLB.com. It carried the byline of the MLB.com reporter who for years has written house pieces about Major League Baseball […]

  • LEW ABSOLVES BUD, CALLS HIM GOOD FRIEND

    This could fall under the category of “with friends like him, who needs enemies.” But Lew Wolff flatly rejects that suggestion. For a dozen years, until last November, Wolff was the managing partner of the Oakland Athletics. In that position, he tried tirelessly to engineer the move of the Athletics from Oakland in the East […]

  • Bryce Harper is so strong that he managed to literally knock the cover off the ball

    He’s been lifting.