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Indians could have starter Salazar back for World Series

The good news is if Danny pitches and he pitches healthy, we have a really good pitcher for whatever amount of innings he's build up for. That will be either the Dodgers or Cubs, but the NLCS won't be settled until Saturday at the soonest. As unusual as it might seem, the Indians had the third fewest saves (37) in the AL in 2016, but Miller and Allen give Francona a unique opportunity to turn postseason games into five-inning affairs, with one major stipulation being the necessity for an ...

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Rosberg dominates first day of practice

Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, 1:37.4282. "We'll be fine tomorrow". The Briton dropped to third in the afternoon, 0.291 behind Rosberg, with Red Bull's Australian Daniel Ricciardo splitting the dominant pair. "The long run pace seemed good, I had a Ferrari in front of me and I was catching it so I think that is a positive sign". Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, +0.8205.

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Josh Brown headed to Commissioner's-Exempt list

He said regardless of who tried to contact them, releasing details of an open investigation could have jeopardized the work of detectives. Brown admitted to physically, verbally and emotionally abusing his then-wife, Molly Brown , in a signed document.

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Jets QB Smith to start against Ravens

On making the change to Geno Smith ... "The competitor in me really wants to be out there". The two of them will be competing for a chance with another National Football League team. Chan Gailey realizes there's plenty of blame to go around when it comes to the problems with the New York Jets' offense. "I did (revisit the idea of starting Smith ) and when I discuss it with the staff, when they know, then everybody else will know".

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Michelle Obama shines in custom Versace gown at final state dinner

President Barack Obama is reserving his final state dinner for the prime minister of Italy, providing star treatment to a key ally who soon faces a critical leadership test at home. Comfortable but stylish heels are a must for the first lady. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his wife Jessica Seinfeld speak to members of the media as they arrive at the White House for a state dinner October 18, 2016 in Washington , DC.

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Obama Says Affordable Care Act Needs Reform Not Repeal

Clinton later walked back the remarks and insisted he supports the law. Here are a few of his claims, and the facts behind them. The uninsured rate is at its lowest point in history, yet Mr. IBD reported earlier this year that ObamaCare was helping to drive core inflation to the highest level since 2012. OBAMA: Then they pull it off the market.

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Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 14 points nationally

Veteran politician that he is, Bill Clinton was composed as he walked out among the debate audience, smiling courteously as he shook the hand of Trump's daughter Ivanka and his wife Melania before the rows of television cameras. Trump, however, appears to be shedding support among evangelicals, who are usually a wellspring of support for Republican presidential candidates. Tens of thousands of his followers retweeted and "liked" the tweet, with some calling it a "mic-drop" moment and the best ...

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Al Smith V says Trump 'took it a little too far'

The stage was set by Alfred E. Smith IV, the chairman of the dinner, who introduced Trump with a humorous speech that included such zingers as, "For the first time, the Catholic Church is not the largest tax exempt landowner here tonight" (referring to Trump's proud history of dodging taxes).

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Pennsylvania college faculty ends strike after tentative deal

The State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties have reached tentative agreement on a new contract, the system announced . While packing up her picket signs, Shippensburg University English professor Carla Kungl said students had a really big hand in the strike and ending it.

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Man killed by anhydrous ammonia, pipeline operator says

An evacuation zone that has been in place since Tuesday was reduced to a one-mile radius on Friday, which only includes four homes. Heine said 25 Magellan employees and 21 contractors, including pipeline fix specialists and air quality monitoring experts, were at the leak site.

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Girl, 2, dies after being thrown from North Hollywood window

Police said officers were responding to an assault call when they found the man with a steak knife in his chest. The 13-month-old girl had been stabbed by the man and was brought to a local hospital by her mother and died there, police said.

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Trump criticizes appearance of accuser as more accusers come forward

Trump has vehemently denied the allegations against him and on Thursday referred to his accusers as " horrible liars ". Trump's campaign spokeswoman says , "Mr. In what appeared to be divert attention from the assault accusations, Trump questioned why he was being singled out, saying that anyone could be cited similarly, even President Barack Obama .

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Bills runner McCoy hurts hamstring, doesn't finish practice

The Buffalo Bills' (4-2) running game faces a potential roadblock as they prepare for their Week 7 matchup against AFC East rivals the Miami Dolphins (2-4). The Bills , 4-2, take on the Miami Dolphins on the road this weekend. If McCoy can't play, Mike Gillislee , Jonathan Williams and Reggie Bush will share the running back work.

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Minor flooding after rain in northern Nevada wildfire area

The blaze, dubbed the Emerald Fire, has been reduced from 210 acres to just over 176 acres and has been 90 percent contained, Cal Fire said. Crews saved 480 homes from burning in the fire area, Sierra Front said. Residents were being contacted by the Washoe County Sheriff's Office when it was safe to visit their homes. A flash flood watch was issued and travelers were asked to avoid the area.

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No sanctions for Minneapolis officers in man's death

In March, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman declined to file criminal charges against the officers and said the use of deadly force was justified. Waves of angry protests followed as activists claimed police brutality and demanded the officers face criminal charges. His death set off protests that lasted weeks.

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Early Voting Numbers Are A Good Sign For Clinton

The early voting period also offers "same-day registration", allowing anyone eligible to vote who isn't yet registered in their county of residence to register and vote at the same time at any early voting location in their county .

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Giants Kicker May Be Placed on Commissioner's Exempt List

President and co-owner of the team, John Mara , stated Thursday that Brown may be added to the NFL's "exempt list " throughout these legal proceedings. He cannot practice or attend games but can be at the team facility for meetings, workouts and medical treatment. The league's rules state Brown will still be allowed to collect his base salary of about $1.15 million despite being on the list .

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Twitter, Amazon, other top websites shut in cyber attack

A DDoS attack is an attempt to flood a website with so much traffic that it impairs normal service. Either way, the prognosis is dire. The last few weeks have seen record-setting DDoS attacks, DHS said , and source code for one major type of attack was recently released online, meaning anyone with a little know-how might be able to command a very large army of bots.

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What to watch for: Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears

While his numbers aren't in the same high stratosphere as usual this season, Rodgers still looks to Bears coaches and players like the same quarterback who has won two NFL MVP awards. The Bears no doubt will have to generate consistent pressure Thursday night to beat Rodgers in back-to-back games for the first time ever. The Packers were lined up in an empty backfield at the time.

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Pac-12 fines Washington State coach for 'disparaging' Arizona State

So will the Cougars resort to extraordinary measures to guard their signals from the Sun Devils' prying eyes? "Conference rules prohibit member institutions from disparaging each other and discrediting other institutions", Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott said in the release announcing the fine.

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Election workers prep for early voting Monday

Witness the popularity of voting before Election Day in the many states that permit it. They said any occurrences of voters attempting to vote twice, or any signature discrepancies that haven't been cleared up by the voter in question, are turned over to the District Attorney's Office for investigation.

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Spencer Collier reacts to grand jury decision

In his statement Thursday, Strange said the information his office gathered about Collier's time with ALEA was presented to a grand jury "for efficiency, and to ensure public confidence in the investigation". An internal Alabama Law Enforcement Agency report quoted agency employees raising questions about Collier's attendance, spending and hiring decisions.

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Clinton campaign considered Apple CEO Tim Cook for Vice President

Podesta, who now serves as chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, was leading Obama's transition team before he was inaugurated in his first term at the time of the emails. When asked the question by CNN , Schultz said "I am still a young man; let's see what the future holds." It seems that this list was sent to Hillary Clinton by John Podesta , her campaign manager, back in March, after Hillary Clinton won for major primaries, considered very important, after ...

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Clinton maintains large lead over Trump, new CNU tracking poll shows

The polling data indicates Donald Trump's 5-point lead in the Buckeye State two weeks ago has faded, and voters are now evenly split: 45 percent for Trump; 45 percent for Hillary Clinton. Hillary Clinton Friday congratulated early voters nationally in a signed tweet, singling out OH, where surveys show s. In the OH poll, 47 percent of said they're voting for Trump and 41 percent said they're voting for Clinton.

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How the last debate added to our hopelessly incoherent discourse on abortion

He suggested that it was unfair for the debate moderator to ask him to commit to accepting the results of the election. "But I had a duty to concede, and I did so without reluctance", McCain said in a lengthy statement. presidential debate in Las Vegas. Trump then pointed to the 2000 election between Al Gore and George W. Bush and the U.S. Supreme Court case Bush v. Gore, in which the justices decided, 5-4, to halt the manual recount of almost 6 million votes in Florida.

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Barkley hoping for repeat performance against Ohio State

Meyer took exception to the 15-yard penalty called against him for sideline interference in the second quarter of Saturday's comeback win at Wisconsin, but the pain was more mental than physical after the errant hand struck him in the head while standing in a spot where he was apparently told he could legally be positioned.

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Russia summons Belgian ambassador over attack in Syria

Russia's defence ministry said Friday that Moscow would extend a "humanitarian pause" in Aleppo until 1600 GMT on Saturday to allow civilians and armed rebels to leave the city. "There are no guarantees". Speaking by phone, he said any evacuations should be coordinated with the U.N.in order for people to feel they can leave safely.

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Firefighters hopeful about battle against Junkins Fire

Containment lines have been established along the northeastern side of the fire, near its point of origin at Junkins Park. The fire has burned about 28 square miles (17,920 acres) and is 33 percent contained. They had been under an evacuation order since Monday. Evacuation orders for some residents near Beulah in Pueblo County were lifted Thursday morning but remained in place for the bulk of the over 250 homes evacuated by the Junkins Fire, majority in Custer County.

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Kim Kardashian's Assistant & Brody Jenner Speak Out After Robbery

Since her husband, rapper Kanye West, is on his Saint Pablo tour, Kardashian is staying with her mother, Kris Jenner. "She's unsure whether she wants to do the show - she feels so shaken and vulnerable", the source told the mag. The model said she and Kardashian have been texting and that the star is doing "great". The Selfish author has been described as "nervous" and 'anxious'.

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Bernie Sanders to campaign for Clinton at NAU

While Hillary drew "crowds" that included little more than campaign staffers and cleaning crews, Sanders drew large and raucous crowds. Clinton cited reports from U.S. "Election Day is obviously important", he said . Adelson and the Kochs have spent millions this election trying to get Republicans elected. After the speech, Jose Montanez shouted Sanders' name as he and his friends walked away from the stage.

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Pence Says Not Enough Voter Fraud to Change Election Outcome

Since then, Trump's poll numbers nationally and across key battleground states have taken a serious hit. "The election is being rigged by corrupt media pushing false allegations and outright lies in an effort to elect Hillary Clinton president ", Trump said at a rally in Bangor, Maine, on Saturday.

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Santa Ana winds weaken, red flag areas narrow

Crews didn't waste time with a wind-driven brush fire that broke out Wednesday in the Lakeview Terrace area of Los Angeles, and threatened some homes before firefighters launched an aggressive air attack against the flames. Red flag conditions from heat and gusty winds coupled with low humidity and tinder-dry brush were projected to continue through Thursday night from coastal counties northwest of Los Angeles down to the Mexico border.

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Faculty strike at state universities heading into Day 3; no talks scheduled

Faculty at Pennsylvania state universities continue their strike that started Wednesday morning, disrupting classes midsemester after contract negotiations hit an impasse. "Now, we look forward to making sure the rest of the year ends strong for them and for our talented faculty". "We will be in the classrooms Monday", said Jim Wertz, spokesman for the Edinboro chapter of the Association of Pennsylvania College and University Faculties, the union representing more than 5,000 faculty ...

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Defendant takes witness stand in New Jersey bridge trial

Andrew Cuomo of a conversation the two governors had in October 2013. Their defense lawyers have sought to portray them as bit players who were manipulated by a network of longtime Christie associates carrying out the governor's wishes. Baroni and former Christie staffer Bridget Kelly are charged with causing gridlock at the bridge linking New Jersey and NY to punish Democratic Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich.

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Long Beach police wound man with knife who cut own throat

The officers, who were not injured, began treating the man until Fire Department paramedics arrived and took him to a hospital. No officers were hurt during the incident, which took place about 9:30 p.m. The department says the officers were preparing to use less-lethal devices when the man raised the knife and quickly advanced. Police released a photograph of a bloody knife and a large blood stain.


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