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Orioles back in first in AL East with win over Giants

Span sparked the Giants with two-run singles in the second and sixth innings. Right-hander Brad Brach picked up the slack for O'Day when he was out with a right hamstring strain, using the opportunity to pitch in more high-leverage innings and become an All-Star for the first time in his career.

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Delta cancels hundreds more flights as it tries to resolve travel chaos

Delta CEO Ed Bastian apologized in a video message Monday for the inconvenience to customers. On Monday, Delta canceled 650 flights, including 40 at MSP, and delayed thousands more. If you're planning to fly Delta today, you will still want to check the status of your flight. "If they don't, it should be somebody's head at the airlines".

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25 year old heir inherits Duke of Westminster's fortune

His fortune, including the family seat, Eaton Hall, near Chester, now goes to Hugh, whose previous title was Earl Grosvenor. That had previously led more than one society commentator to joke that on his father's death Hugh would "own half of London ".

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Rail workers vote for Virgin strike over 'bulldozed' cuts

Train managers on the line linking Britain to continental Europe will strike for seven days in August, part of a dispute over working too many unsocial hours, but only one or two trains will need cancelling, service operator Eurostar said.

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Olympics: US wins men's medley relay, golden send-off for Phelps

But this night always will be remembered for the third leg of that medley relay, because it was the final Olympics swim of Michael Phelps's career. If Phelps sticks to his plans to retire, Saturday's medal leaves him with 28 total for his career.

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Walmart buys Jet.com for over Dollars 3 billion

It'll be interesting to see if this helps Walmart take the fight to Amazon in the ecommerce space; it now makes only $14 billion a year through online sales, which is a pittance compared to Amazon's annual revenue of $99 billion. Which leads to the obvious question: How does this acquisition help Wal-Mart put a bigger dent in Amazon .com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) hegemony in e-commerce? The company uses a proprietary, real-time pricing algorithm to find the lowest possible price on each ...

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Here's exactly when No Man's Sky unlocks on PC

Though Steam's reports must be considered anecdotal, more than a few trustworthy voices are piping up online to report issues with No Man's Sky , despite using systems that far exceed the game's minimum spec , which calls for older cards like the GTX 480 and Radeon 7870.

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History Made By Simone Manuel And Michael Phelps

HollywoodLifers , what do you think of Simone coming back to snatch the gold medal? "All I can say is all glory to God", Manuel said through tears in a post-race interview . In the end, they both stepped up around the same time . But she did not want to play basketball - ironically, because she is tall. "That helped keep the nerves off me", Manuel said.

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Hillary Clinton Offers Republicans Absolutely Nothing In Exchange For Supporting Her

The Democratic presidential nominee didn't talk of ending government regulation, reducing corporate taxes or throwing out trade agrements, as Trump did on Monday. "If you believe that he's as wealthy as he says, that alone would save the Trump family $ 4 billion ", Clinton said. Politico has reported that Trump paid zero to very little taxes for two years in the 1990s, and a New York Times business columnist on Friday quoted a number of tax lawyers and accountants saying that could ...

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No Georgian casualties after Turkey terrorist attacks

Earlier Wednesday, five Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack blamed on PKK militants in Uludere in the southeastern Sirnak province close to the Iraqi border. Backed by a helicopter, counter-terror squads raided HDP offices in the central Istanbul district of Beyoglu at 3 a.m. (0000 GMT) as armoured vehicles and a water cannon vehicle were deployed nearby, the Dogan news agency reported.

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Old Dominion Capital Management Inc Exits Position in AmerisourceBergen Corp

A number of Reuters analysts recently commented on the stock. In a related news, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (Executive Vice President) of Amerisourcebergen Corp , Danilewitz Dale had sold 1,586 shares worth of $137,665 in a transaction dated March 1, 2016.

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Kerber downs Keys to reach final

Mónica Puig Marchán was born on 27 September 1993 in Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico. She did save three match points at 2-5, but three consecutive unforced errors sealed Kvitova's victory as she became the second Czech woman to win a medal.

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Swimming: U.S. wins men's medley relay, golden send-off for Phelps

The Uttoxter swimmer who won 2 Golds in Glasgow's Commenwealth Games two years ago said after "It's so surreal to get Team GB's first Gold". MILLENIAL MEDAL: Sometime very soon, possibly even later Saturday, the United States will lay claim to its 1,000th overall gold medal in the Summer Olympics.

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Simone Biles soars to women's gymnastics gold in Olympics individual all

U.S' Alexandra Raisman got silver and Russia's Aliya Mustafina third. Simone Biles reaches lofty heights. Raisman hugged Biles gently as they awaited the final score - a mere formality - and tears appeared around Biles' glittery red, white and blue eyeliner when the vision she once wrote in a scrapbook became a reality.

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Aly Raisman Executes Near-Perfect Beam Routine in All-Around Final

Perhaps by beginning the conversation with talk about the best in history. The U.S.' Simone Biles , who has gone undefeated in the all-around since 2013 and has won three consecutive all-around titles at the world championships, became the 2016 Rio Olympic all-around champion after a hard-fought competition.

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Sandusky prepares to testify in bid to overturn conviction

Sandusky is serving a 30- to 60-year sentence. Sandusky, a former Penn State University assistant football coach, was found guilty in June of 2012 of 45 counts related to the sexual abuse of children. Sandusky also addressed his decision not to testify on his own behalf at trial. He filed an appeal for the conviction blaming his trial lawyers. In his testimony, Sandusky said he didn't understand the process and relied on his attorneys' guidance.

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Indian inflation seen picking up in July on higher food prices

The policy update comes against the backdrop of the government fixing on Friday the inflation target for the next five years at plus or minus four per cent - a task which will be entrusted with the soon-to-be-constituted Monetary Policy Committee (MCP) to realise by mandating it to fix policy rates.

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Hillary Clinton releases 2015 tax returns, pressuring Trump

The rule states that anyone with an income over $1 million has to pay a minimum of 30% of their income in taxes. "In stark contrast, Donald Trump is hiding behind fake excuses and backtracking on his previous promises to release his tax returns", Palmieri added.

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Clinton's economic speech: CNN's Reality Check team vets the claims

Hillary Clinton released her income tax return for 2015, federal documents showed Friday. Mrs Clinton's running mate Tim Kaine has also released his returns for the past 10 years. As Clinton regularly points out on the trail, candidates have released their tax returns going back four decades, and some 30 years of her tax information is in the public realm.

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Obama denies cash payment to Iran was for release of Americans

In response to The Washington Post , Trump spokesperson Hope Hicks later confirmed the presidential candidate was actually talking about a widely shown video of a private plane carrying the four USA hostages landing in Switzerland. And in an interview with CBS This Morning that aired Friday, Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine said Trump had probably just confused the videos the way he had confused where Kaine had been governor.

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Macy's, struggling to draw shoppers, plans to close 100 stores

And when they do buy clothing, they are increasingly going to off-price stores like T.J. Maxx or online. Sales fell 3.9 percent to $5.8 billion. Though Coach did not say which department stores it would withdraw from, Macy's is one of its biggest customers , as Forbes reports.

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Macy's to close 100 stores; locations not announced

Most of the affected stores will close in early 2017, the company said in a statement , while some will close based on when leases expire. Past remarks by Macy's officials suggest the downtown Minneapolis store would likely survive, said Steve Cramer, president and CEO of the Minneapolis Downtown Council.

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Asian shares climb, tracking gains in US stocks, oil prices

Both, WTI and Brent crude rose 4.1% and 4.3% to $43.49 per barrel and $46.04 a barrel, respectively. Better-than-expected quarterly earnings and robust economic data since late June have pushed the S&P 500 to a series of record highs since July and lifted its valuation above the historical average.

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Video shows police officers punching man pinned down at Bronx McDonald's

The bystander who is helping to hold the man down responds, "If he stops fighting, I won't hit him". Before the video began, Simmons was reportedly fighting with the officers, breaking one of their noses in the process. Overall, he is suspected of committing 20 burglaries in Manhattan and the Bronx. During this time, a third man, a bystander, came to the assistance of the police officers.

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Police had 'no indication' Aaron Driver was planning a terror attack

That is according to police, who say they had received credible information - including a so-called " martyrdom video " - from U.S. authorities, indicating that Aaron Driver was planning to strike. Deputy Commissioner Cabana said Driver's death was "tragic" but that it "could have had a very different ending" with a "significantly greater" loss of life.

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Raghuram Rajan Says Swamy's Attacks 'Abominable', Was Open to Extension at RBI

The stance of monetary policy remains accommodative and the forward guidance indicates that the space to cut policy rates could open up once the upside risks to CPI target of 5% subside. The CRR cut may happen if banks face a large sudden outflow of non-resident deposits, which seems likely. Rajan, whose tenure at RBI has been marked with a string of controversies with some accusing him of focussing too much on inflation at the cost of growth, sought to make light of his critics saying he ...

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Global Stocks Waver Ahead of US Retail Sales Data

The S&P 500 gained 10 points to close at 2,185.79, and the Nasdaq rose 24 points to end at 5,228.40. As a result, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, fell by 5.8 basis points to 1.515 percent. Both indices closed the week higher for a second consecutive week, while the Nasdaq extended its winning streak to a seventh straight week with a new record high on Friday.

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Rose positioned for golf's 1st Olympic gold medal in century

All of them will be hard-pressed to catch Rose, whose biggest challenge is holding off second-place Henrik Stenson (11-under), perhaps the hottest golfer in the world right now. "He thought it was going to be a tap-in and just like came up and took a little dive into the cup, which I wasn't against". "But this is why we practise - we want to see what we've got in these situations.

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Census 2016: "Overseas hackers" hit website, says ABS

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Now "hacking attempts" does not automatically mean they were successful. The two million Australians who managed to access the site before it was shut down were assured that their private data was secure.

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Rail services to Gatwick set for strike disruption

Some parts of Surrey and Sussex will have no trains at all because of the industrial action. Govia Thameslink chief executive Charles Horton said the RMT action was "completely unacceptable, unjustified and unnecessary" and he apologised for the "inconvenience and disruption to passengers' lives as a result".

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Justin Marks wins NASCAR Xfinity race at rainy Mid

But that race ended in disappointment when an engine failure dropped him to 30th place . Equipped with HTC Vive virtual reality helmets, participants will become members of NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Jamie McMurray's pit crew and compete for the fastest time changing the tires on McMurray's No.1 Chevy SS.

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Rio 2016 Olympics: I'm ready to retire, says Michael Phelps

But to get gold in Rio, Adams will have to beat China's Gong Lijiao and Christina Schwanitz of Germany, who took over Adams' world title past year. We'll finally get our chance to see the fastest man in the world. The host nation needed a 4-0 win over Denmark on Wednesday to stave off elimination. The women compete at 6:04 p.m. "My first gold medal, at my first Olympics, is kind of a surprise to me".

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[OIL IMPACT] Oil prices to continue downward fall this year

WTI light sweet crude for September was up 25 cents at USD39.76 a barrel, trimming significant losses from the past few sessions. Gasoline stockpiles fell by 3.3 million barrels last week, well above the 200,000-barrel decline forecast by economists .

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In Trump's fall, Democrats see a chance to reshape the map

It is time for a reality check on Bernie Sanders , the Brooklyn-born, USA senator from Vermont and registered independent who campaigned for the Democratic nomination to run for the office of the president of the United States. More than 43 million Americans have student-loan debt, many with monthly payments that are so crippling that I am ashamed to be part of a Baby Boomer generation that allowed this to happen.

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Macy's will shut down 15 % of its department stores

The stores had opened in 1980 and employed more than 50 workers each. The stores slated to be closed represent around four per cent of its declining revenue. About 200 stores have the new appliance departments so far. The announcement comes after a strong day for the retail industry. In the Region, it has stores at River Oaks Mall, in Calumet City, and Southlake Mall, in Hobart.


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