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Hitting for power and average, Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is enjoying a rare season at the plate

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

How about a trivia question to get us out of the All-Star break? Xander Bogaerts was not an All-Star this year, despite a first half in which he hit 16 homers with 64 RBI to go...
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Trainer Brinkerhoff gets rare win on Del Mar's opening day

1 hour ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club's media guide for this summer has 23 pages dedicated to biographies of trainers. Val Brinkerhoff is not among them. The 61-year-old former jockey...
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UFC Hamburg co-main event breakdown: Wrestling key to Glover Teixeira vs. Corey Anderson?

UFC Hamburg co-main event breakdown: Wrestling key to Glover Teixeira vs. Corey Anderson?

5 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down UFC Fight Night 134's top bouts. Today, we look at the Corey Anderson vs. Glover Teixeira co-main...
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Andrew Coyne: This time it's different for Donald Trump's base. No, really

Andrew Coyne: This time it's different for Donald Trump's base. No, really

6 hours ago   |   National Post

So far Donald Trump has followed the same script, in the wake of the Helsinki disaster, he has followed on every previous occasion, after he has said or done something...
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Heart attack risk increasing among pregnant women, other moms, study says

Heart attack risk increasing among pregnant women, other moms, study says

8 hours ago   |   WLWT

Study found heart attack risk is increasing for women while they are pregnant, giving birth or during the two months after delivery.
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Angels praise Mike Trout for ‘prioritizing personal values'

8 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Los Angeles Angels publicly praised Mike Trout “for prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion” a day after baseball Commissioner Rob...
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Tech Has Opportunity in Europe's Silicon Union, Industry Insiders Say

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

Silicon Valley and China are widely recognized as the natural habit of the tech unicorn. In Europe, the species is rare, but that may be changing, according to a panel of...
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Mikolas to paternity list; Bowman set to return

10 hours ago   |   MLB

Miles Mikolas, who missed the All-Star Game to return home for the birth of his twins, will open the second half on the paternity list, the Cardinals announced on Wednesday...
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So long to DeMar DeRozan, that rarest of NBA stars who loved Toronto over anywhere else

So long to DeMar DeRozan, that rarest of NBA stars who loved Toronto over anywhere else

11 hours ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - Before we go too far down the road of DeMar DeRozan's altruistic commitment to Toronto as his basketball home, it is worth noting that the contract he signed here two...
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Two Men From Capsized Boat Found Miles Away After Clinging to Debris for 18 Hours Without Life Jackets

11 hours ago   |   Newsweek

“Surviving in the water overnight, after your vessel capsizes-it's pretty rare to find people alive."
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White House says Trump will discuss allowing Russia to question US citizens...

White House says Trump will discuss allowing Russia to question US citizens as part of 'incredible offer' floated by Putin

The White House has confirmed that President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin discussed striking a deal that would allow Russia to criminally investigate a former US... Read more ...

State Supreme Court blocks measure to divide California into three states

State Supreme Court blocks measure to divide California into three states

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President Trump says in interview he told Putin the US won't tolerate...

President Trump says in interview he told Putin the US won't tolerate election interference

President Trump said during an interview, "I let him know we can't have this." Read more ...

Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles

Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles

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Lay's is releasing 8 new chip flavors inspired by hometown favorites

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Trump says Russia isn't a threat, contradicts his own intelligence chief

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Dog with terminal cancer receives free burgers for life at Burger King

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No one can figure out why a Virgin Mary statue is weeping olive oil​

No one can figure out why a Virgin Mary statue is weeping olive oil​

The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces continues to investigate a Virgin Mary sculpture in a Hobbs church that appears to be weeping. Read more ...