Mets fans have grown accustomed to Jacob deGrom’s routine excellence, but Saturday’s game one win over the Rockies was the ace at a nearly historic best.
Former YouTube star and undefeated pro boxer Jake Paul (2-0) welcomes former MMA champion Ben Askren to the ring in the main event of Saturday's Triller Fight Club card from the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Throughout the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic response, the Government of Canada has collaborated with provinces and territories to ensure they have the equipment and supplies needed to carry on the fight against COVID-19.
President Biden on Saturday sought to explain why he didn't immediately lift the Trump administration's historically low refugee cap.Driving the news: Several Democrats accused Biden Friday of not fulfilling his pledge to raise the limit after it was announced he'd keep the cap. The White House said later it would be raised by May 15. Biden told reporters Saturday, "We're going to increase the number."Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free"The problem was that the refugee part was working on the crisis that ended up on the border with young people," continued Biden, per a pool report of his comments after golfing in Wilmington, Delaware."We couldn't do two things at once, but now we are going to increase the number."For the record: The executive order Biden signed Friday to speed up the processing of refugees in 2021 states, "The admission of up to 15,000 refugees remains justified by humanitarian concerns and is otherwise in the national interest."It adds that if this cap is reached before the year's end a presidential determination "may be issued to increase admissions, as appropriate." Go deeper: On the front lines of the growing border crisisMore from Axios: Sign up to get the latest market trends with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free
Police in cities across Ontario, Canada's most populous province, on Saturday refused to make random stops greenlighted by the provincial government seeking to impose a stay-at-home order amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. Toronto, the country's largest city, Ottawa, Hamilton, Windsor and at least 19 other municipal police forces said they would not conduct random vehicle or individual stops though they had been given the power to do so. "The Toronto Police Service will continue to engage, educate and enforce, but we will not be doing random stops of people or cars," the force said on Twitter.
Along with allowing playgrounds to now remain open, Ontario is walking back the increased powers it gave to police after intense backlash.
During the military-style ceremonial funeral, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip's wife of 73 years, sat by herself.
Malcolm Subban (Chicago Blackhawks) with a Spectacular Goalie Save vs. Detroit Red Wings, 04/17/2021
The Vandals finished their spring Big Sky-only season with a 2-4 record.
Prince Philip's funeral was another demonstration of how his royal wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth II, keeps her composure even when grieving.
A pilot escaped serious injury after making a World War Two airplane land safely close to shore on Satellite Beach, Florida, during the Cocoa Beach Air Show on April 17, according to the organizer.The plane went down due to a “mechanical issue” and rescue personnel was immediately on the scene, a post by the air show’s Facebook page said.Nickolas Hawley was viewing the air show on the beach with his family when he captured the moment the plane flies over swimmers’ heads before splashing into the water.“Holy s***, dude. I’m so glad no one got hit,” Hawley said in the video.Hawley told Storyful about a thousand visitors were on the beach when the plane went down. Credit: Nickolas Hawley via Storyful
Black Rob, the New York City rapper formerly part of Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Bad Boy label, has died, according to his former label mate, Mark Curry. He was 51. Curry, announced Rob’s death in two videos posted to Instagram on Saturday. “I don’t know where to begin this,” Curry said in the first video. “But […]
Zach Parise (Minnesota Wild) with a Goal vs. San Jose Sharks, 04/17/2021
ADORABLE: It's hatching day for Cal Berkeley's resident Peregrine falcon mom "Annie" and dad "Grinnell." Here's a link to the livestream.
Condensed Game: Jesse Winker plated the game-tying run against Cleveland in the 9th and Tyler Stephenson walked it off for the Reds in extra
Arizona got off to a sluggish start in its first home game in three weeks, falling into a 2-0 hole in the first period. Michael Bunting scored early in the third, and Kuemper was sharp after the early goals in his first game since missing 19 with a lower-body injury. Sammy Blais and Tyler Bozak scored for St. Louis, and Jordan Binnington stopped 26 shots.
Dennis Schröder hit the tying basket to force overtime and finished with 25 points.
Kathleen Whalen Andrews, former vice chairman of Kansas City-based media company Andrews McMeel Universal and chief executive officer of Andrews McMeel Publishing, and founding director of The Andrews Family Foundation, passed away April 16, 2021, announced Andrews McMeel Universal (AMU) Chairman Emeritus John McMeel and AMU Chief Executive Officer Andy Sareyan. She was 84 years old.
Erik Cernak (Tampa Bay Lightning) with a Goal vs. Florida Panthers, 04/17/2021
Prince Philip's casket wasn't carried to St. George's Chapel in a typical hearse. Here's why a custom-built Land Rover was used at his funeral.