Otis Clifford Holmes, 89, entered into rest peacefully on December 2, 2015 in Manteca. He was born on October 7, 1926 in Op, Alabama to the late Carol and Lizzy Holmes. In heaven he joins his son Nathan Holmes.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics made two more moves to boost their pitching staff Wednesday, acquiring a pair of minor leaguers from the Chicago White Sox for third baseman Brett Lawrie and agreeing to terms with right-hander John Axford on a $10 million, two-year contract.
When asked why President Barack Obama insisted on pursuing a nuclear deal with Iran, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said: "I think that the pursuit of the agreement is based on the President's hope that over a 10-year period with the sanctions being lifted that the Iranians will become a constructive stakeholder in the international community. That -- that as their economy begins to grow again, that - that they will abandon their ideology, their theology, their revolutionary principles, their meddling in various parts of the region. And, frankly, I believe that's very unrealistic."