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Buxton's inside-the-park HR fuels Twins over Sale, ChiSox

I love being here. The victory was just the Twins' third in 14 contests, and their 103 losses are the most since the franchise was known as the Washington Senators (50-104, 1949).TV: 3:10 p.m. But one more wrinkle: Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan timed Buxton's homer and got an "unofficial" mark of 13.79, which would be the fastest in either of these measured eras.

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Brexit: May to initiate process by March-end

The process means Europe's second-largest economy faces two years of tough horse-trading with its European Union partners. It was May's firmest commitment to a clear break with the European Union since she became Conservative Party leader and premier in the political upheaval that followed June's shock referendum vote to quit.

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Tennessee vs. Georgia: Score and Twitter Reaction

A last-second Hail Mary from senior quarterback Joshua Dobbs to wide receiver Jauan Jennings gave No. 11 Tennessee a 34-31 victory over No. 25 Georgia. Auburn 58, Louisiana-Monroe 7: In Auburn, Ala., Sean White threw for 239 yards and two touchdowns, Kerryon Johnson rushed for 146 yards and a pair of scores and Auburn steamrolled Louisiana-Monroe.

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Rudy Giuliani: Donald Trump's huge tax write-off show 'absolute genius'

Following the report, Mr Trump did not deny the allegations that he had not paid federal taxes - instead saying it was his "fiduciary responsibility" as a businessman to pay as little tax as possible. The problem, he added, is that some of these loopholes are nonproductive tax shelters and the real estate industry is notoriously full of them. Trump's allies defended him during appearances on the US Sunday news shows.

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Potential for higher U.S. rates may curb Gold's rally

Energy and materials stocks, which benefit the most from a rise in commodity prices, were among the biggest gainers. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 0.7 percent to 2,177.18 and the Nasdaq composite climbed 0.8 percent to 5,339.52. Members said the case for an increase to the fed funds rate had strengthened but chose to wait for further evidence the economy was progressing toward its inflation and labor market objectives.

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Hillary Clinton first debate win set to increase presidential poll standing

Clinton 50, Trump 27, Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson 15 percent, Green Party candidate Jill Stein 2 percent. But she cited an incident in which, after some Iranian sailors taunted some Americans, he said he would "blow them out of the water".

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California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case

Assembly Bill 2888 will prohibit a judge from handing a convicted offender probation in certain sex crimes such as rape, sodomy and forced oral copulation when the victim is unconscious or prevented from resisting by any intoxicating, anesthetic or controlled substance.

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'Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers- 10/2/16 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction'

The Kansas City defense allowed the most points since the 2013 wild-card playoff game against Indianapolis. I was calling for the Steelers to be all over the Philadelphia Eagles a week ago, but instead, the Eagles turned the tables and won 34-3.

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China factory activity expands again in September: official PMI

In September, output edged up to 52.8 from 52.6 in August, but the index for total new orders slipped to 50.9 from 51.3. Activity in China's services industry expanded in September at a slightly faster pace than the previous month, an official survey says.

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China's factory activity expands again in September

Zhengsheng Zhong, Director of Macroeconomic Analysis at CEBM Group said, "The Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI for September edged up slightly from the August level to 50.1, above the neutral 50-point level separating expansion from contraction".

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Donald Trump Has Long Blasted Others for Not Paying Taxes

The leak of some of Donald Trump's tax returns highlights enormous disparities in the tax code between high-income businesses and individuals and everyone else that may have allowed the Republican presidential nominee to avoid paying federal income taxes for almost 20 years.

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Mercedes just unveiled its electric concept SUV to take on Tesla

The unveiling of the Generation EQ also marks the new sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz for electric cars called EQ. The German automaker signalled its intentions in Paris with its concept Generation EQ vehicle, an all-electric SUV that will serve as the launchpad for the brand when it arrives in a couple of years.

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Clinton Visits Charlotte Church, Calls for Healing in Wake of Shooting

Police in Charlotte say they will release all the police video from the fatal shooting of a black man that resulted in riots in the city. Authorities will allow the family to view the footage sometime next week, before providing it to the public, Tufano said.

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Russian Federation plays wait and see on oil freeze after OPEC deal

Hochstein said such OPEC-led oil price gyrations can be risky for at least six oil-producing countries whose economies, services, and social safety nets are built around oil revenues. OPEC members have been producing oil at a record rate. Following a rally of nearly 7% since the OPEC deal announcement, crude oil prices fell in Asian trade on Friday, as crude oil investors are trying to capitalize on the recent rally.

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Minnesota's Jaylen Waters ejected after hit on Penn State kicker Joey Julius

This particular cheap shot was the straw that broke the camel's back, and sent Waters packing after multiple flags and an ejection. "There may be some that have equal, but I care about the game". Over the last couple weeks, Joey Julius has become a bit of an internet phenomenon. And perhaps this is when we should discuss this hit - Julius was running forward, and has been known to hit hard for his team.

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Deutsche Bank shares rebound in wild trading session

US crude price rose 0.63 percent to $48.12 per barrel on Friday, a day after rising 1.66 percent. BANKS BOUNCE BACK: Banks made the largest gains. Bond prices fell. Chevron jumped $1.42, or 1.4 percent, to $102.70 and EOG Resources rose $1.64, or 1.7 percent, to $96.69. Among the few gainers, Osram rose 1 percent after German daily Handelsblatt reported that several Chinese companies were interested in buying the lighting company.

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Elizabeth Warren Delivers Savage Beatdown of Wells Fargo CEO

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf came under intense scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee, over the bank allegedly opening millions of customer accounts without their permission. The bank previously took responsibility for the scandal earlier this month. It is worth noting, as MSNBC does, that Warren "is one of the scant few on the Senate banking committee who has not been cut a check by Wells Fargo's political action committee".

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Scully calls final game in Hall of Fame broadcasting career

The Giants, owners of baseball's best record at the All-Star break, survived a second-half swoon to reach the playoffs for the fourth time in seven seasons. The San Francisco Giants are back in the National League wild card game thanks to a 7-1 victory over arch-rivals the Los Angeles Dodgers. You can't read anything into it.

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NewsAlert: Trudeau says Canada, China exploring possible free trade deal

Among them were 38 former officials charged with corruption. Canada is believed to be a key target in that effort. For consecutive years, China has been Cuba's second largest trading partner and an important economic cooperation partner, while Cuba is China's largest trading partner in the Caribbean region.

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Week 4 GameScout: Chiefs at Steelers

Watch the stats tell the story in the video above. Head coach Mike Tomlin said Bell will be on the field a lot in his return and that's just fine with Bell, whose last 100-yard game came in the loss to the Chiefs last season. Kansas City doesn't allow its cornerbacks to travel around the field, which means Antonio Brown can line up all day line and half the night on either Steven Nelson or D.J.

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Wall Street jumps as Deutsche Bank bounces back

The S&P 500 was up 19.5 points, or 0.91 percent, at 2,170.63 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 49.44 points, or 0.94 percent, at 5,318.60. USA stocks fell sharply on Thursday amid choppy trading as banks took a beating due to declines in Deutsche Bank and Wells Fargo, whose chief executive was rebuked by lawmakers for his handling of sales abuses.

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Newspapers endorse Gary Johnson for president

This week, he blanked when asked who his favorite foreign leader was. But as he geared up for the presidential race, Johnson let it be known that he would do it sober, which since he's not a drinker, meant no pot. "Yes, proud of a candidate in 2016". The third-party candidate, in a television appearance Wednesday, was unable to produce the name of a single foreign leader he respected.

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Banking Sector Volatile On Fed's Unchanged Rates

It added: "Near-term risks to the economy appear roughly balanced". Also, the Turkish lira largely benefited from the Fed and BoJ decisions as the USA dollar versus Turkish lira rate , which was at 2.9768 the previous day at market close of markets at 5:30 p.m.

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Trump Hill backers: Stay away from personal Clinton attacks

For his part, Trump, speaking at a rally in the battleground state of Florida on Tuesday, said of the debate: "On issue after issue, secretary Clinton defended the bad status quo-while I laid out our plan to bring jobs, security and prosperity back to the American people".

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What We Know About the Engineer of the Crashed NJ Transit Train

In 2011, a Port Authority of NY and New Jersey PATH train crashed at the Hoboken station, injuring more than 30 people. Gov. Christie opened one of his school funding forums Friday vowing that answers will be found as to why a New Jersey Transit train slammed into the Hoboken station on Thursday.

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Giuliani says Trump is better for the US 'than a woman'

But it certainly isn't the genius that Giuliani was referring to. Or do they represent paper losses he was able to claim because of the way the tax code works? Clinton's campaign manager, Robby Mook, used the Times story to needle Trump about not releasing his tax returns and for contending during his first debate with Clinton that not paying federal income taxes would show he was "smart".

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Samsung replacement devices available Wednesday

The company says that upon investigation, the phone shows "the damage to this product was caused by external heating", without elaborating. Koh Dong-jin, Samsung's mobile president, said at the time that sales in China would continue because Note 7 phones sold there used a different battery than those linked to problems elsewhere.

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Samsung Note 2 emits smoke on board IndiGo plane

IndiGo said no-one was hurt during the incident, on flight 6E-054 from Singapore to Chennai. Earlier today, Samsung announced the Galaxy note 7 recall in the USA is almost half over, as more than 500,000 devices have been returned of the 1 million sold in the region.

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Cramer: OPEC deal a desperate attempt to control oil prices

The oil producers cartel Opec has agreed a preliminary deal to cut production for the first time in eight years, sending crude prices surging. No sooner had the announcement been made than Iraq - which is OPEC's second largest producer - was quibbling about how the quotas would be calculated, while one OPEC source told Reuters: "The deal is a bit of a farce".

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Euro erases losses against USA dollar on reduced Deutsche Bank fears

Entering Friday trading, the S&P and the Dow were on track for gains of 2.49 percent and 1.19 percent, respectively. In response to the reports, Deutsche Bank said Bloomberg gave an " overly negative view " of the situation and stressed that it still had some 800 funds with customers who understand its "stable financial position".

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Liverpool go second with win, Chelsea snap losing streak

Swansea City's Jay Fulton (right) in action with Liverpool's Dejan Lovren in their English Premier League clash at Swansea October 1, 2016 . In turn, Liverpool became ruffled and disjointed with defenders becoming unsettled and attacking players taken out of the game.

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Pope Francis' efforts to improve relations with Georgian Orthodox Church suffers setback

Pope Francis said he hoped the process would continue, increasingly involving all sectors of society to ensure "stability, justice and respect for the rule of law". With a capacity of 25,000, the stadium saw a turnout of just 3,000 faithful as a delegation from the Orthodox Church snubbed the event. The demonstrator's are against the pope's visit as they believe it's a threat to the Orthodox Church.

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President Obama opens National Museum Of African American History And Culture

Mr Obama earlier inaugurated the striking 37,000-sq-m bronze-clad museum before thousands of spectators gathered in the U.S. capital to witness the historic opening. The names of some big donors are on prominent spaces inside: the Oprah Winfrey Theater; the Michael Jordan Hall: Game Changers; and the Robert F. Smith Explore Your Family History Center, named for the CEO of investment firm Vista Equity Partners after a $20 million gift announced Monday.

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Joe Allen nets equaliser as Stoke City draw with Manchester United

Just as momentum swung the way of the hosts, David De Gea made a shocking error, knocking a weak shot from Geln Johnson into the path of Johnathan Walters, who's rebound hit the crossbar before falling kindly for Allen to finish into an empty net.

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Did "Smart" DONALD TRUMP Dodge Income Tax For 18 Years?

Rudy Giuliani , a key adviser to Donald Trump on Sunday, October 2, called the Republican presidential candidate a "genius" and suggested Trump hasn't released his taxes due to concerns people might misinterpret them, a day after a New York Times report suggested Trump may have been able to avoid paying taxes for up almost two decades.


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