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Stunned Yankees react to Aaron Judge homer nearly leaving Safeco Field

Stunned Yankees react to Aaron Judge homer nearly leaving Safeco Field

The Mariners suggested the home run measured 440 feet but that figure is perplexing to anyone with eyes. MLB Statcast could not get an accurate read on the distance, leaving the Mariners staff to estimate a 440-foot shot. David Robertson struck out the side in an impressive inning, his first appearance since being reacquired from the White Sox in a trade. The fly ball by Judge might have been a portent that he was beginning to thaw. Read More

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The Great American Eclipse is only one month away!

The Great American Eclipse is only one month away!

Looking directly at the sun is unsafe except during the brief total phase of a solar eclipse ("totality"), when the moon entirely blocks the sun's bright face, which will happen only within the narrow path of totality (https://go. On Monday, August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse can be seen across all of North America. The eastern region of the Tennessee River Valley provide some of the premier unobstructed views of the solar eclipse . Read More

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French defense chief de Villiers quits over clash with Macron

French defense chief de Villiers quits over clash with Macron

After a clash between the new French President and head of France's armed forces over military budget cuts, the Military head Gen Philippe de Villiers has chose to resign from his post . He promised a big increase in the defence budget over the next eight years. The government said that Gen François Lecointre, who recently led French operations against Islamist militants in Mali, would take over as armed forces chief. Read More

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Karnataka government constitutes panel on separate flag for the state

Karnataka government constitutes panel on separate flag for the state

Karnataka already has an unofficial state flag since the mid 1960s when pro-Kannada groups were agitating against the screening of non-Kannada films in the state. "We will now look into the legalities with extra caution considering it has become a public debate". It is popularly known as the " Kannada flag". "We have a state anthem, has this in any way affected the national anthem or its status?" he retorted. Read More

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Israeli police fires rubber bullets to disperse Temple Mount protestors, 3 injured

Israeli police fires rubber bullets to disperse Temple Mount protestors, 3 injured

The al-Aqsa Mosque compound is a flashpoint Islamic site, which is also holy to Jews. Israeli police said last night that some 200 Palestinians tried to block a road nearby and threw stones at officers who dispersed them. The attack triggered a rare phone conversation between Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who condemned the attack and called for the site to be reopened. Read More

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Minneapolis Police Kill Australian Woman Who Called 911 To Report Assault

Minneapolis Police Kill Australian Woman Who Called 911 To Report Assault

Questions remain about the circumstances that lead to Damond's death, especially because the officers who shot her had their body cams turned off at the time . "I demand answers . If anybody can help, just call the police and demand answers ". A man claiming to be Damond's son said in a Facebook video that she's the one who called 911 after hearing a noise in the alley near their home. Read More

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South Korea offers dialogue with the North to ease border tensions

South Korea offers dialogue with the North to ease border tensions

The targeting of clothes or textile manufacturers may be outside current parameters of USA sanctions, but according to Kim Han-kwon, a professor at the Korea National Diplomatic Academy in South Korea, the move may be a response to North Korea's changing approach to earning foreign currency for the regime as Chinese restrictions have banned exports like coal, News 1 reported. Read More

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Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

Alfred Hitchcock saw the play and gave Landau his big break in movies, casting him in the 1959 classic North by Northwest . Landau would go on to receive a best supporting actor nomination for his performance. Born on June 20, 1928 in Brooklyn, Landau first worked as a cartoonist for the New York Daily News but later turned down a promotion and then quit in his mid-20s to pursue acting. Read More

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Stabbing attack on tourists at Egyptian Red Sea resort

Stabbing attack on tourists at Egyptian Red Sea resort

The four wounded tourists-whose nationalities have not been provided-were taken to a local hospital. The ministry said the assailant was arrested immediately after the stabbings on Friday. The ministry said in the statement it has established a security cordon around the site of the attack to ensure the safety of other tourists. The Islamic State branch in North Sinai claimed responsibility for most of the attacks which have so far left hundreds dead. Read More

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The Heat: China-India border tensions

The Heat: China-India border tensions

When asked to comment that the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers has strongly condemned India for the tensions in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) and called upon India, United Nations to implement Security Council's resolutions on Kashmir, he said, "We have noted the relevant report". Read More

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Human remains found on PA farm, missing man identified

Human remains found on PA farm, missing man identified

Since Saturday, the effort, aided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has focused largely on a 90-acre farm in Solebury Township , where authorities have used dogs, ATVs, and heavy construction equipment to dig up evidence. 'Everybody you talk to about this guy, you hear he's mentally unstable '. There are human remains of others in the grave, but police do not yet know how many. Read More

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1 of 3 victims in shooting is suspect's ex-wife

1 of 3 victims in shooting is suspect's ex-wife

Kenneth Dion Lever , 52, of Santa Rosa County near Pensacola, Florida , was believed to be armed and risky, said Gardendale police, who urged residents of the community near Birmingham to stay inside for hours during the search. Police are actively searching for the suspect who they have identified as Kenneth Dion Lever . Dana Lever sought the protective order claiming her ex-husband was stalking and harassing them. Read More

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Wanda selling theme parks and hotels in $9.3B deal

Wanda selling theme parks and hotels in $9.3B deal

With the latest deal, Sun targeted assets from fellow-billionaire Wang Jianlin, who was among the most acquisitive Chinese tycoons up until past year. Wanda, a commercial property developer that has diversified into entertainment, theme parks, and sports - partly as a buffer against Chinese real-estate volatility - was at the forefront of the overseas push, spending billions on a range of U.S. Read More

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Arab Blockade: Qatar to seek compensation for damages

Arab Blockade: Qatar to seek compensation for damages

Marri said the committee formed would use both domestic and global mechanisms to seek compensation. The official Qatar News Agency (QNA) said the the meeting held at Al Bahr Palace also dealt with issues of joint interest, particularly terrorism and extremism and the ways to enhance bilateral cooperation as part of regional and worldwide counter-terrorism efforts. Read More

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One Dead, Eight Injured After Shooting At Ohio Gender Reveal Party

One Dead, Eight Injured After Shooting At Ohio Gender Reveal Party

Love told reporters there was one or two shooters. The three children were taken to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. First responders found one woman dead inside a small home and soon located eight surviving victims. There is no one in custody at this point, and police are working on investigating the case. A gender reveal party , where family and friends learn the gender of an expectant mother's baby, was hosted in the home Saturday night, investigators said. Read More

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Kerber survives another day at Wimbledon

Kerber survives another day at Wimbledon

And the Spaniard is excited to face her German counterpart. "I remember I heard a pop in my leg and everything went slow after that", the American said Saturday from her hospital room in Wimbledon . "It was for sure a really important win for me today, especially because it was a really up-and-down match", Kerber said. The 25-year-old Vandeweghe reached the semifinals of the Australian Open, where she lost to runner-up Venus Williams. Read More

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