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Spotlight on green news & views: Trump regime out to butcher Endangered Species Act; rockhounds

This is the 566th edition of the Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue). Here is the July 14 edition. Inclusion of a story in the Spotlight does not necessarily indicate my agreement with or endorsement of it. OUTST

This week in the war on workers: The top 1 percent have a lot to be happy about

Good news for the top one percent! Their incomes grew faster than the bottom 99 percent in 43 states and Washington, D.C., between 2009 and 2015. In fact, “The top 1 percent captured half or more of all income growth in nine states. In 2015, a family in th

Chasen Shreve saves Yankees in Subway Series win

NEW YORK (AP) Aroldis Chapman had flamed out, throwing three of 19 pitches for strikes and enabling the Mets to cut a four-run, ninth-inning deficit in half.

Bell tops New Hampshire field for 2nd straight Xfinity win

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) Christopher Bell held off hard-charging Cup champion Brad Keselowski over the final 18 laps at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to win his second straight Xfinity Series race.

Rosenthal: Mariners ‘optimistic’ this trade deadline

Ken Rosenthal explains why the Seattle Mariners are optimistic of a significant deal before this season’s trade deadline.

Christopher Bell outlasts Keselowski for Xfinity win at New Hampshire

Bell grabbed the lead on a restart with 18 of 200 laps remaining and held off Brad Keselowski to win Saturday’s Lakes Region 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for his second consecutive NASCAR Xfinity Series victory.“Thank you guys, thank everyone on th

Go lean this summer with an elevated spin on a Sloppy Joe and coleslaw from “The 40-Year-Old Vegan”

More sophisticated than the Sloppy Joe, the Sloppy Jane uses balsamic vinegar and leeks for a mild yet zesty flavor

The sudden, gruesome opening of “Jaws”

Steven Spielberg’s 1975 blockbuster opens with a perfectly grisly vignette starring 3 characters

Christopher Bell wins at New Hampshire | 2018 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES

NASCAR Xfinity Series Highlights: Christopher Bell holds off Brad Keselowski to win at New Hampshire as Austin Cindric wrecks coming to the line.

Usyk beats Gassiev to unify cruiserweight division

MOSCOW (AP) Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk unified the cruiserweight division by beating Russian Murat Gassiev by unanimous decision on Saturday.

Clowney expected to be ready for camp

While Jadeveon Clowney‘s pursuit of a lucrative second Texans contract has accounted for most of the buzz surrounding him this offseason, the fifth-year pass rusher was not available for Houston’s practices due to a surgery. Clowney did not participate i

McIlroy loses ground with tough finish at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) Rory McIlroy pledged to ''go down swinging'' in his bid to win a major for the first time in four years. He might have to swing for the fences after the way he finished Saturday at the British Open.

Brewers activate outfielder Braun from 10-day disabled list

Ryan Braun returns to the Milwaukee Brewers, hoping to spark a team that's lost seven straight games.

Nicolas Lodeiro scores twice, Sounders beat Whitecaps 2-0 (Jul 21, 2018)

SEATTLE (AP) Nicolas Lodeiro scored twice in the first half in the Seattle Sounders' 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.

Atlanta's Martinez sets MLS record with 6th career hat trick

ATLANTA (AP) Josef Martinez set an MLS record with his sixth career hat trick and Atlanta United rallied to beat D.C. United 3-1 on Saturday.

Lime Rock IMSA: Ford snatches brilliant win from Corvette

Antonio Garcia’s polesitting #3 Corvette took the lead from the start over Laurens Vanthoor in the #912 Porsche, while the second Corvette of Tommy Milner beat Dirk Muller’s #66 Ford to grab third, but a yellow-flag flew immediately for a GTD collision.Th

Shazam superhero movie with Zachary Levi: Release date, trailer, cast - CNET

Here's our ongoing guide to the upcoming DC Comics film starring Zachary Levi.

Injuries behind him, Bears’ Long feels rejuvenated, older

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long showed up to training camp feeling rejuvenated - and a bit old.

Delle Donne has 30 points, 10 rebounds to lead Mystics

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) Elena Delle Donne had 30 points and 10 rebounds to help the Washington Mystics beat the New York Liberty 95-78 on Saturday.

Martinez has MLS-record 6th hat trick in Atlanta United win (Jul 21, 2018)

ATLANTA (AP) Josef Martinez set an MLS record with his sixth career hat trick and Atlanta United rallied to beat D.C. United 3-1 on Saturday.

Rockies' LeMahieu placed on DL with oblique strain

PHOENIX (AP) Colorado Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday because off a strained left oblique.

Brewers activate outfielder Ryan Braun from DL

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers have activated Ryan Braun from the 10-day disabled list after the outfielder was sidelined by a strained back.

Iranian leaders vow Gulf blockade if their oil exports are cut off; U.S. leaders warn of cyberwar

In a speech to foreign ministry staff Saturday, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reiterated President Hassan Rouhani’s suggestion earlier this month that if the United States succeeds in cutting off his nation’s oil exports, the Tehran

This Week in Space: The Little Space Race pits Texas against New Mexico

The launch calendar hasn’t changed much this week. Which is good, because it means that the planned launches haven’t been cancelled or delayed. But it also means that a couple of small launches that were hovering in TBD-land have still not been nailed to

Aroldis Chapman dismisses knee concerns after rough outing

Aroldis Chapman dismissed concerns about his knee after a rough outing on Saturday.Chapman entered the New York Yankees’ game against the New York Mets looking to close things out with a 7-3 lead. Unfortunately he failed to record an out as he put on five s

Fantastic Beats: The Crimes of Grindelwald Brings Magic to SDCC

The DC movies were the big draw of Warner Bros.’ Hall H panel at Comic Con, but that wasn’t the only big franchise at the show. The first sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where […] The post Fantastic Beats: The Crimes of Grindelwald Brings Ma

Jon Gruden throws crazy party for Raiders fans at a bar

What could be better than hundreds of Oakland Raiders fans hopped up on some sauce at a bar? Returning head coach Jon Gruden and the team found that out first hand while hosting a party at Ricky’s Sports Theatre and Grill on Friday.Gruden invited Raiders fa

Epic first Aquaman trailer makes a splash at Comic-Con 2018 - CNET

Talking to fish never looked so good.

Warner Bros. unveils the first trailers for ‘Aquaman’ and ‘Shazam’

Today at Comic-Con, Warner Bros . gave fans a first peek at the first DC Comics films post-Justice League. Warner Bros. and DC had a bumpy 2017. There was the astonishing critical and commercial success of Wonder Woman, followed by the box office disappointme

Schauffele moves into spotlight at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) Xander Schauffele has enjoyed going under the radar as the least-heralded member of American golf's high-school class of 2011.

WB Brings DC to SDCC with Wonder Woman, Aquaman and Shazam!

With Marvel taking the year off, Warner Bros.’ Hall H panel at Comic Con is the biggest event of the weekend for superhero movie fans. Especially because DC has some real heavy hitters […] The post WB Brings DC to SDCC with Wonder Woman, Aquaman a

Padres-Phillies rained out, game to be part of DH on Sunday (Jul 21, 2018)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The game between the San Diego Padres and Philadelphia Phillies has been postponed because of the threat of all-day rain, forcing the teams to play a day-night doubleheader Sunday.

Delle Donne scores 30 as Mystics beat Liberty 95-78 (Jul 21, 2018)

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) Elena Delle Donne had 30 points and 10 rebounds to help the Washington Mystics beat the New York Liberty 95-78 on Saturday.

Saturday's Padres-Phillies game rained out, split doubleheader set for Sunday

The game will be made up tomorrow, with a split doubleheader scheduled for 9:05 AM & 3:05 PM PT.

Over 140 'sister survivors' of Larry Nassar receive courage award at ESPYs to standing ovation

On Sunday night’s ESPN’s EPSY Awards in Los Angeles, over 140 women stood onstage at the Microsoft Theatre to accept the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. The award is for athletes who exhibit bravery beyond their sport. The women are connected because they al

Pulling all-nighters may damage your brain

New research suggests bad sleep causes a build-up of plaque associated with Alzheimer’s

Smart Watch: Top TV picks this week include “Orange Is the New Black” and the “Pose” finale

“Pose” comes to an end, we return to Litchfield and the highly anticipated “Castle Rock” makes it debut on Hulu

A top CIA official warns America has a new Cold War going on… with China

While most Americans are focused on Russia’s attacks on American democracy, China is waging its own Cold War

Health clubs using tanning beds to attract members despite cancer risks

Individuals using indoor tanning are exposed to two types of UV rays — UVA and UVB — that can lead to cancer
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