Summary Will Mike Trout and the Angels be popping champagne on Wednesday? *Accordingly, the A's will be eliminated from contention in the AL West with a loss to the Rangers AND an Angels win over the Mariners. *MLB home run leader Nelson Cruz of the Orioles needs one more homer for his 40th of the season. * David Ortiz of the Red Sox and Victor Martinez of the Tigers are each sitting on 99 RBI for the season.
Summary Mike Trout almost certainly will win the American League MVP award -- and deservedly so. People on and around the Mariners have noticed the Cano effect. "The thing people don't realize is how hard I work in the offseason. I get up at 6 in the morning and do my exercise. Then I go to the ballpark and work out for three or four hours, and then go to the gym." Instead, they're in the thick of the wild-card race.
Summary Global stocks fell Thursday after another slump in oil prices added to doubts about the strength of global demand and China's manufacturing output grew at the slowest pace in five months. The slide in energy prices in the past two weeks has raised doubts about the strength of the global economy but also offers some upside in Asia where many countries are reliant on imported fuel.
Summary Police say four assailants on motorcycles targeted the men, who were coming from a vegetable market in Quetta. A suicide attacker killed at least four people in a predominantly Shiite area of Quetta in early October. . Human Rights Watch documented at least 450 killings of Shiites in Pakistan in 2012, and at least another 400 last year. .
Summary (CNN) -- In recent days, Canada has become more involved in the global fight against ISIS. A Canadian soldier was shot and killed as he and another soldier stood guard at the memorial, police said.
Summary Jurors on Wednesday found 25-year-old Timothy Choice of Tyler guilty of first-degree felony injury to a child. Authorities say Choice forced the boy's feet into the hot water in 2013. Choice's attorney says the injuries were not as serious as the prosecution argued and the child only spent two days in the hospital.