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Fenway fans: 'We want A-Rod'

Red Sox fans chanted "We want A-Rod!" - among other things - but Girardi wasn't really listening. "I was shocked. I had no idea what he was talking about when he said what he said, and that's what I told him". The series continues on Wednesday with Drew Pomeranz set to take the hill against Nathan Eovaldi , followed by a Steven Wright vs. Michael Pineda matchup on Thursday.

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Ex-Los Angeles sheriff opts for trial in corruption case

Anderson also indicated that Baca played a key role in a wide-ranging obstruction attempt that did "substantial harm" to the community. Nine other former LASD officials have either been convicted or pleaded guilty in connection with the scheme, including Baca's former second-in-command Paul Tanaka, who was sentenced to five years in federal prison last month.

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Secret Service responds to Donald Trump's 'Second Amendment' comment about Hillary Clinton

Clinton's campaign manager Robby Mook seized on the first two lines of Trump's statement and alleged Trump was suggesting "violence ". Clinton's campaign responded to the ad with a statement, telling CNN: "The gun lobby is coming to Donald Trump's defense and spending millions of dollars to spread lies about Hillary Clinton because they know Trump will always do their bidding".

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Delta cancels two dozen MSP flights day after system outage

Delta said systems were fully operational late Monday but that residual delays and cancellations continued. As of 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, 18 Delta flights arriving or departing MSP Airport Tuesday have been canceled and eight have been delayed, according to FlightAware .

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Federal appeals court stays order that struck down parts of Wisc

Walker, issued the stay at the request of Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel and were critical of Judge Adelman's ruling on several fronts. The US Court of Appeals has issued a stay in the ruling of Frank V. The American Civil Liberties Union and the National Law Center for Homelessness and Poverty asked for the injunction in June. Voter ID is a reasonable measure to protect Wisconsin voters against cheating and make sure every vote counts.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan crushes primary opponent

Then Donald Trump got involved. Between the two workers they have 16 years of service as a volunteer working in voting elections. 2008 vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin and conservative columnist Michelle Malkin supported Nehlen, but it wasn't enough to unseat Ryan, who has an astounding 80 percent approval rating in his district.

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Kansas boy killed in waterslide accident suffered fatal neck injury

According to a statement issued by Kansas City police, Caleb was sharing a raft with two other riders at the time , both of whom suffered minor facial injuries and were treated at an area hospital. In a news article linked to the news release announcing a 2014 delay, Schlitterbahn co-owner Jeff Henry told USA Today that he and senior designer John Schooley had based their calculations when designing the slide on roller coasters, but that didn't translate well to a water slide like Verruckt.

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Police find toddler home alone sucking on frozen chicken breast

The child was sucking on a frozen chicken breast while a small dog was jumping on the boy trying to get the chicken, according to the police report. Television station KCCI reports (http://bit.ly/2bddTdF ) that officers went to the home Monday and found the 2-year-old boy alone in a filthy diaper.

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Blagojevich sentenced to 14 years in prison

Patti Blagojevich, wife of Rod Blagojevich , is seen leaving the court room after a federal judge upheld Blagojevich's 14 year prision sentence. "Once again unfortunately, I have to express our profound disappointment in the ruling by Judge Zagel", Pattie Blagojevich said, standing with daughters Amie and Annie.

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Texas reports its first Zika-related infant death

Umair Shah, Harris County director of public health. The Centers for Disease Control is reporting more than 1,800 travel-associated cases of the Zika virus in the U.S. The Zika virus has been associated with birth defects. "Our priority population at risk is pregnant women". In the meantime, Florida remains the only USA state with known cases of locally acquired Zika infection.

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WikiLeaks Offering $20000 Reward For Info On Murder Of DNC Staffer

WikiLeaks' email dump of DNC files, which embarrassed the party and showed possible collusion to block Bernie Sanders from the nomination, occurred 12 days after his death. "Our sources are-you know, our sources face serious risks. And more importantly, a variety of WikiLeaks sources are concerned when that kind of thing happens".

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Federal report blasts Baltimore police over bias, force

Seven men, the report says, each were stopped more than 30 times. It includes anecdotal examples of African-American drivers stopped by police in numbers disproportionate to the demographics of the city, including the example of an African-American driver in his mid-50s who was stopped by police 30 times in less than four years, with none of the stops leading to a citation or criminal charge.

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Sheriff's office says 2 officers shot in western Arkansas

Still no word on the condition of the wounded deputy, though one media account said his condition was critical. According to reports , police showed up at Jones' home to arrest him for gun charges and that is when he started shooting. Law Officer Editor In Chief Travis Yates grew up in Hackett, Arkansas. The shooting happened near the intersection of Highway 253 and Boone Road around 7:15 a.m.

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KC water park to reopen Wednesday after fatal accident

Eyewitness Esteban Castaneda told ABC News that the scene at the park after Caleb's death was horrific. She said it was appropriate for Schlitterbahn, which operates five USA water parks, to investigate alongside the police and fire department.

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Protesters shoot at driver after auto hits man at Ferguson vigil

St. Louis police responded with a heavy presence outside of the theater. "By all accounts, her version of what happened seems to fit the version of what happened to a person driving down a busy West Florissant Avenue and not seeing a person standing there", Ferguson spokesman Jeff Small told the newspaper.

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Mother of service member booed at Mike Pence rally

The document contained a transcript of Trump's appearance on ABC's "This Week" as well as talking points on Russian Federation and the email hack at the Democratic National Committee. "Service to our country is above politics. They're being put all over the country", he said. GOP nominee Donald Trump's greatest asset on the campaign trail may be his children, who've shown they can give impassioned and articulate defenses of their father over any issue he seems to be embroiled in.

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Former aide in text: Christie 'flat out lied' in bridge case

Speaking to reporters in NY after appearing on a sports talk radio show Wednesday morning, Christie denied the claim that he lied. The new details were revealed in a document filed in New Jersey federal court by Bill Baroni, former deputy executive director of the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, who is one of two former Christie allies facing criminal charges in the case.

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With Michael Phelps as anchor, USA 4x200 free relay wins gold

Remarkably, Phelps has won more than twice as many Olympic gold medals as the athlete second on the list, former Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina , who has nine. He won gold in the 200m Butterfly and 4 x 200m freestyle relay event this afternoon. RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps sat alone, thoroughly exhausted.

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Quick burning fire in central California expands

A bulldozer operator died on July 26 when his tractor rolled over as he helped property owners battle the flames, the sixth wildfire fatality in California this year. Firefighters feared shifting winds and abundant fuel made the Pilot Fire a "blowtorch" in the San Bernardino Mountains as mandatory evacuations were expanded Monday.

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Activist: Will report revelations bring justice?

The more Police Department routinely violated the civil rights of African-American residents, a Department of Justice report says. Police routinely detained and arrested people without cause, the department said, and even strip-searched them in public.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan wins primary after Trump endorsement controversy

But he got plenty of attention last week when Trump praised him on Twitter and said he wasn't ready to endorse Ryan. Ryan says the victory isn't a reflection on how Trump will fare in Wisconsin, but rather that "right here in Wisconsin people know me very, very well".

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Nomination in hand, Hillary Clinton makes a sharp case against Donald Trump

Addressing working-class voters attracted to Trump, she said: "Some of you are frustrated - even furious". Here is a man who is not only unqualified to have the nuclear codes, but he probably shouldn't be trusted with your auto keys while you run into the store.

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Arrest made in Georgia teens' murder

The home owners have yet to be identified and Henderson and Davis' connection to the residence remains unclear. Detectives located Hazelwood early Wednesday morning and he was questioned at the Roswell Police Headquarters. It listed that the teens were both injured by gunfire. He declined to be more specific. The primary objective is looking for witnesses and surveillance cameras, to gain information .

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NIAID Zika Vaccine Enters Clinical Trial

A potential vaccine for the Zika virus has entered early clinical trials to assess its safety in humans, US health officials announced Wednesday. Within two weeks after the initial injection, all vaccinated animals developed neutralizing antibodies as well as antibodies specific to the viral envelope protein, a key vaccine target on the Zika virus.

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Rod's value suddenly soars _ when it comes to tickets

The benches emptied between the Red Sox and Yankees on Tuesday after Rick Porcello and Chase Headley started jawing. Benintendi would be denied his first home run of his Major League Baseball career as he doubled just to the left (apparently, on replay) of the yellow line on the wall in center, scoring Sandy Leon after the catcher continued his magical run with a ground ball that bounced past Aaron Hicks and into the corner in right for a triple.

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Children fall from Ferris Wheel at Tennessee Fair

A third-party inspector will determine what caused the vehicle to tip over and it's now unclear when or if the rides were last inspected. Emergency crews were dispatched to the Greene County Fair at 6:17 pm. There's new information about what may have happened on the ferris-wheel Monday at a Tennessee County Fair that caused three girls to fall, which left one in critical condition.

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Lilly King wins Olympic swimming gold, taunts Russian rival on doping

Efimova took home the silver medal and left the pool visibly emotional. While King's comments were directed specifically at sprinter Justin Gatlin, it's readily apparent that fellow sprinter Tyson Gay was also a target. "I think people should be speaking out more". "It has been insane". When asked about how to distinguish between freedom of speech and trash talk, International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams said on Monday, "We support freedom of speech but on the other hand, at ...

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Wednesday: Bruce Beemer testifies in Kane case

The story was based on two documents from a 2009 grand jury investigation into the finances of Jerry Mondesire, the former head of the Philadelphia NAACP who was notultimately charged with a crime. It's not a big deal. "If the material that's in that document can be released then we might as well do away with grand jury secrecy, because it has that much information, detail, about things that were accumulated and what witnesses said".

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Southern California forest fire grows

The mountainous terrain in northern California has made the job particularly hard, and the flames have destroyed 57 buildings with another 410 under threat, causing hundreds of homeowners to evacuate. The mandatory evacuation order on Highway 173 extended from Highway 138 to Arrowhead Lake Road and from Hesperia Lake Place to Highway 173, fire officials said.

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Sheriff: 7-year-old girl died of malnutrition

According to West, the father's girlfriend brought the girl to McDowell County. McDowell County officials have been in contact with officials from Davidson, County North Carolina about the incident. They say they were only in McDowell County for three days. The Davidson County Sheriff's Office received information regarding the case Monday, and detectives are investigating it at this time, Sheriff David Grice said.

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Student shot dead playing Pokemon Go at tourist attraction

He was shot in the upper torso from behind around 10PM. Family friend John Kirby said , "There was nothing said back and forth". According to family and friends, "Riley was randomly targeted, and there was no confrontation before the attack".

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Paul Ryan Projected To Defeat Challenger In Wisconsin Primary Race

It's simple to prey on people's fears. "So that even though Trump, last Friday in Wisconsin, gave a formal endorsement to Paul Ryan , it would still be correct to interpret the degree of votes that Nehlen gets as kind of a Trump vote", said Lee.

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Appleton Delta flights return to normal

Without a functioning computer network, Delta grounded all flights for hours Monday, eventually canceling about 1,000 flights across the United States and beyond. In a video posted on the airline's website , CEO Ed Bastian said Delta probably will have cancelations and delays Wednesday too, although he didn't give numbers.

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Soberanes Fire Near Big Sur 25 Percent Contained

The blaze has charred nearly 73 square miles, destroyed 57 homes and killed a 35-year-old bulldozer operator when the heavy equipment rolled over. A total of 57 homes have been destroyed and another 2,000 structures are at risk. It has since charred about 817 hectares and is threatening 400 structures, prompting evacuations in the area, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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CHP recommends charges for Dennis Rodman in alleged hit-and-run in Santa Ana

A driver in a black BMW sedan told the CHP the other driver left the scene of the collision, and alleged he recognized Rodman as being behind the wheel, Olivera said. Not only that, but California Highway Patrol officials believe Rodman was traveling northbound in the southbound carpool lane at the time of the accident.


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