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Arizona Diamondbacks acquire outfielder JD Martinez from Detroit Tigers

Martinez will be a free agent after the season and the Tigers are in a financial crunch. Alex Gordon's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday evening. But when you have the top rentals - and I think J.D. Martinez is the top rental bat - giving up two or three names isn't that insane. Lower back tightness caused Martinez to leave his final game with the Tigers early on Monday night.

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'I've Done My Time.' OJ Simpson Has Just Been Granted Parole

According to CNN , the parole board score inmates on a number of factors. The Nevada Board of Parole on Thursday made a decision to grant the Pro Football Hall of Fame running back an early release from Lovelock Correctional Center. The O.J. Simpson murder trial in 1995 lasted eight months. "I've done my time, I've done it as well and respectfully- I believe in the jury system.I've not complained in 9 years".

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Ed Wood and Mission: Impossible star Martin Landau dead aged 89

The show became a hit and Landau agreed to continue the series on a year-by-year basis so as not to interfere with his film career. Landau's career slowed somewhat in the 1970s, with sporadic television guest roles and parts in mostly forgettable movies sprinkled throughout the decade.

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Police Release Sketch Of Person Believed Connected To Delphi Murders

Liberty German, 14, vanished with 13-year-old Abigail Williams on February 13 while hiking a trail near their hometown of Delphi, about 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis. The reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction is upwards of $230,000. If you recognize the man in the sketch, you are urged to call the tip line at 844-459-5786.

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First woman to win highest math award dies at 40

Mirzakhani is survived by her husband Jan Vondrák, a Czechtheoretical computer scientist and applied mathematician who is an associate professor at Stanford University, and a daughter named Anahita. She won the prize for a 172-page paper on the trajectory of a billiards ball around a polygonal table that has been hailed as a "titanic work" and the "beginning of a new era" in mathematics.

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Rory McIlroy will 'bounce back', says Rickie Fowler

It's nice to get something going and make a few birdies and no mistakes on the card. "The past year and a half or so, I haven't played as well in the majors as I would have liked and we all put so much focus on the majors now". Fowler is tied at the top with Australian Andrew Dodt and the English duo of Ian Poulter and Callum Shinkwin . Among those on four under, three back, are Matt Kuchar , Benjamin Hebert and local duo Stephen Gallacher and Richie Ramsay.

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Beyoncé's Photo of Her Twins Sent the Beyhive Into a Frenzy

News of the twins came less than a year after the release of the R&B singer's 2016 album " Lemonade ", in which she appeared to address long-standing rumors of trouble in her eight-year marriage. "We would like to share our love and happiness", they wrote alongside the picture . "We have been blessed two times over". In a now-infamous post, the former Destiny's Child star shared a snap of herself cradling her growing baby bump on Instagram .

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Kaalakaandi Movie Teaser Released, Saif Ali Khan, Sobhita Dhulipala

Akshat Verma, the writer of the cult film Delhi Belly , promises to take you on another roller-coaster ride with his directorial debut. Saif Ali Khan may soon have an ace up his sleeve: The first teaser of his forthcoming film, Kaalakaandi , released on Friday, has already got his fans believing it could be the star's comeback film.

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Massive sinkhole swallows two Florida homes, forces evacuations

The sinkhole is located at 21835 Ocean Pines Drive in Land O' Lakes . Initially, 911 dispatchers received a call about a boat that was falling into the hole, but then the situation quickly escalated. "At this point in time, we will continue to make and maintain about a 200-foot perimeter off the edge of this particular sinkhole", Guthrie said. A sinkhole had previously been fixed at the location, WFLA said.

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Chinese dissident and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies aged 61

The Chinese government had come under fire for refusing to allow Liu to travel overseas for treatment, despite calls from human rights activists, foreign governments, as well as Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, for China to do so. "The greatest tribute we can now pay him is to continue the struggle for human rights in China and recognize the powerful legacy he leaves behind", Shetty said.

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Afghan all girl team twice denied visa for robotics competition in US

The teenagers were denied access to the USA under the president's executive order on travel after making multiple trips to their country's capital depsite the dangers of the war-torn region. A group of Afghan school girls taking part in a robotics competition in the U.S. have been granted visas to attend it, after their initial applications were denied, USA media said.

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Marines, 1 Navy corpsman killed in Mississippi plane crash

The U.S. Marine Corps announced the tragedy on Twitter : "A USMC KC-130 mishap occurred the evening of July 10". The KC-130 transport aircraft crashed late on Monday in rural MS about 135km north of the state capital city of Jackson. The KC-130 Hercules aircraft disappeared from air traffic control radar over MS after taking off from Cherry Point, North Carolina. Though the Marine Corps has not released any details, the aircraft may have suffered a "structural failure" at 20,000, Alan ...

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Police Gear Up For Day 4 Of Search For Missing Men

The investigation has centered on sprawling farmland property in Solebury Township , where the search began Sunday. DiNardo, a resident of Bensalem , posted ten percent of his$1 million bond and was released Tuesday evening. "There's information that I am privy to that I can't share with you", the district attorney said. "This investigation is still wide open", Weintraub said .

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Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi opposition candidate for Vice President

After the meeting, Congress President Sonia Gandhi told media persons that all the parties unanimously decided upon Gopalkrisna's name for the candidature. Between 1992 and 2003, when he retired from service, he discharged various diplomatic and other responsibilities including high commissioner of India to South Africa and Lesotho (1996), secretary to President of India (1997-2000), high commissioner of India in Sri Lanka (2000), ambassador of India to Norway, and Iceland (2002).

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Sleep Disruption Increases Alzheimer's Risk

Scientists found interrupted slumber raises levels of toxic proteins in our bodies that are tell-tale signs of the incurable disease. Researchers had the participants sleep while wearing headphones and monitored their brain activity. "We think that perhaps chronic poor sleep during middle age may increase the risk of Alzheimer's later in life". "Our study looked not only for amyloid but for other biological markers in the spinal fluid as well".

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United Kingdom hospital seeks court hearing on new Charlie Gard evidence

Speaking outside Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) on Sunday, his parents said: "He's our son, he's our flesh and blood". The baby's life support was due to be switched off last week, but the hospital delayed in order to give his parents more time with him.

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Iraqi PM declares victory of Mosul battles against IS group

Lt. Gen Shaker Jawdat, chief of the Federal Police, told reporters in Mosul that they have "achieved" their mission on the right bank of Mosul , and will search for any ISIS militants who may be hiding in liberated areas. The Iraqi army said on Saturday that a victory in Mosul was imminent but Daesh fighters vowed to "fight to the death" . In recent days, security forces have killed jihadists trying to escape their dwindling foothold in Mosul , as Iraqi units fought to retake the last two ...

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Manchester bomber didn't act alone; more arrests likely, say police

The otherwise unidentified male was arrested at Liverpool John Lennon airport, although officers did not say whetrher he was attempting to leave, or returning to the country. Salman Abedi, a Briton of Libyan heritage, detonated a homemade knapsack bomb as crowds were leaving Manchester Arena on May 22, killing 22 people and himself.

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Top EU negotiator warns Britain won't enjoy 'friction-free trade' after Brexit

The idea of a trading relationship with "friction" could impact the United Kingdom most directly on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, which would become a hard border were the United Kingdom to not be in a customs union, causing problems for both trade and peace in Ireland.

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Children, Husband Stabbed to Death in Atlanta Suburb, Mom Detained

The suspect confirmed to police that she is the mother to all the children - and the male victim was the father. The children killed in the incident all appear to be under the age of 10, according to the police. The family had originally come from IL, and the mother had reportedly been depressed due to the death of her father. Early indications were that a knife was used to attack the five, though a medical examiner would make the final determination about the case of death, she said.

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Activist Mommy Rallies Prayers For Baby Charlie Gard

Last week, the European Court of Human Rights rejected a plea from Charlie's parents to intervene in the case, which has reached the end of the line in the United Kingdom courts. So you can either - depending on your view of President Trump - you can either see this as the President weighing in to help a very sick child and his parents, or a president who's using a very sick child and his parents as political props to appear as though he's actually helping , when in reality it would take ...

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China reminds India of 1962 defeat in another stern warning

Beijing- China will have no choice but resort to "military" option if India "refuses to listen", a Chinese expert has warned over the festering border row. As the standoff at the Doklam area continued for the third week, the longest between the two countries, the official media and the think-tanks here have said that "war is possible if the conflict between India and China is not handled properly".

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Peter Sagan Disqualified from Tour de France After Mark Cavendish Crash

Earlier in the stage Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Wanty) was the sole rider to break away, just after the start, and built up almost 15 minutes of a lead. The 32-year-old had been forced into the barriers by Bora-Hansgrohe's Sagan, and the stricken Manxman brought down UAE Team Emirates' Ben Swift and Trek-Segafredo's John Degenkolb - the latter trying to bunny hop over Cavendish to avoid a direct collision.

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Nitish Kumar denies rumours of tension in the Mahagathbandhan

Mr. Kumar was emphatic that his party had been following the coalition dharma and would always follow it. A day after hitting out at the Congress at an internal meeting of the JD (U ), Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is now swearing by the Mahagatbangdhan.

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Israeli Ex-Prime Minister Olmert Released After 16 Months in Jail

Disgraced former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has been released from prison after a parole board made a decision to trim his sentence on corruption charges by a third, according to Israeli media reports Sunday. "All this significantly diminishes the risk he will deviate again from honest practice". Last month, the state attorney's office instructed police to investigate suspicions Olmert had smuggled a chapter of a book he was writing out of prison, an act that would constitute a ...

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Palace insists on 'non-adversarial' resolution of disputes with China

So by sailing within that distance of Triton, the Stethem dismissed China's claim to both the island and the waters around it. The 12-mile line is the internationally recognized distance that separates the shores of a sovereign nation from global waters.

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NJ Lawmakers Work on Budget after Government Shutdown

Gov. Chris Christie and the Democrat-led Legislature have not agreed on terms to enact a $34.7 billion spending plan by midnight Friday. "They send me a budget with Horizon and with the Lottery then these 73 spending items will stay", Christie said.

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Stephen Colbert has some things to say about Trump's latest tweets

At least half a dozen Republican lawmakers also spoke up. The social media sniping with the Morning Joe anchors sparked bipartisan criticism , and Brzezinski fired back by posting a picture of a cereal ad about "little hands". President Donald Trump speaks at the White House . But those analysts also have been largely critical of Trump. It is well known that Trump is friends with the Enquirer's chief executive, David Pecker and Trump has endorsed the publication during his ...

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GST is 'Good and Simple Tax': PM Modi

For the first midnight ceremony in the central hall in two decades, Modi was joined by his cabinet colleagues, India's central bank chief, a former Prime Minister and major industrialist including Ratan Tata. "It defeats the objective of one tax". Another bill is surfacing online which shows a bill without GST, as fresh fish is exempted from the tax. It has been heralded by economists and will count as the most important structural economic reform of Prime Minister Modi's three-year-old ...

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Geode Capital Management LLC Purchases 679869 Shares of Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

It has outperformed by 9.34% the S&P500. A total volume of 19.33 million shares were traded versus to average volume of 3.28 million shares. The oil and gas company reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.07.

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Ake departs Blues for Bournemouth

The Guardian claim that the 22-year-old is expected to pen a five-year-contract with the Cherries this week. Nathan Ake promises there is more to come from him after his move from Premier League champions Chelsea made the defender Bournemouth's most expensive signing.

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Putin & Trump will likely have contact on sidelines of G20 - Lavrov

If the two men meet, it will be their first face-to-face encounter. Russian Federation denies the allegations and Trump says his team did not collude with Moscow. "One may state that the two largest nuclear powers still have not started normal joint efforts aimed at mending their bilateral interaction, which is now in a deep crisis", Yury Ushakov said in a speech at the Primakov Readings conference in Moscow.

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Stephen Colbert Leaks Drawings from Sean Spicer's No-Camera Press Briefing

In an attempt to scare Republicans into supporting the current draft of the AHCA (a draft which is being opposed by a handful of Republican Senators who Mitch McConnell must flip for it to pass), Spicer said that it is no longer a choice between the AHCA and ACA.

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Iraqi army wins back Mosul district in battle against Daesh

In a related development Sunday, Daesh militants attacked Peshmerga positions in northwestern Kirkuk, leading to two hours of clashes in that city. "The victory announcement will come in a very short time", Al-Abadi said on his website. Residents who have escaped from the Old City, say that they have little food, water or medicine in the Old City. A USA -led global coalition is providing air and ground support in the eight-month-old offensive.

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Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St. Pat's Day

Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St. A small group of journalists was allowed to witness the start of the talks - an unusual allowance by the White House . Reporters were brought to the Oval Office for the beginning of Tuesday's conversation. "I will not, of course, rescind that invitation". According to a note of the conversation, they agreed to continue strong co-operation between Ireland and the USA on economic issues as well as shared cultural and family ties.

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Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing

The victim has been named as Col Maxim Shapoval. The last major incident in Kiev occurred in July, when a prominent investigative journalist, Pavel Sheremet , was killed by the detonation of an explosive device in his auto, Reuters indicated.

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US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

He is acting to protect his assets. The U.S. military said it had shot down an armed, Iranian-made drone that had been bearing down on its forces near a garrison in Syria's southeast on Tuesday, in the latest sign of increasingly frequent confrontation with Damascus and its allies, APA reports quoting Reuters .

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SIT to probe DSP's lynching

While two persons were arrested yesterday, three more have been picked up since. The police had said the mob attacked the Deputy Superintendent of Police (Security) after spotting him behaving suspiciously outside Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta locality during congregational prayers at the mosque, NDTV reported.

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Pelosi Defends Leadership Following Special Election Loss

During her weekly press briefing on Thursday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that Republican attacks on her are really about attacking her district encompassing the city of San Francisco. Trump himself weighed in over Twitter this morning with digs at Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY. President Trump stirred the pot, Thursday, tweeting : "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out.

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Iranian protesters say destroying Israel is Muslim world's top priority

Sadegh Sofiyani, a retired teacher, said protesters were "soldiers of the supreme leader", Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , who said in 2015 that Israel would cease to exist in 25 years. "The Saudi Arabian regime is not Muslim - they are allies of Israel". Senior Iranian government, legislative and military officials, including President Hassan Rouhani and the Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, participated in the rallies.