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Bartolo Colon making Twins debut on Tuesday

Bartolo Colon making Twins debut on Tuesday

Colon (2-9) allowed eight hits and four runs with no walks and three strikeouts. "A lot of our guys have never seen him", said Yankees manager Joe Girardi, who faced Colon as a player. "We were trying to give him a chance there", Molitor said. Dozier put up a hit, a run and an RBI on Tuesday; Sano had a solo homer and two hits. " Bartolo Colon told me that he has been considering retirement and that his next start against the Dodgers could be a determining factor in making a decision", ... Read More

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Senate holds hearing on Christopher Wray to be the new Federal Bureau of Investigation head

Senate holds hearing on Christopher Wray to be the new Federal Bureau of Investigation head

Wray first said that he would "consult with the appropriate officials" before communicating with the committee to not risk undermining an investigation. "You want to be director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation , pal", Graham shot back. "I do not consider Director Mueller to be on a witch hunt", Wray said under questioning from Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC. Read More

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The Long-Time Voice Of Kermit The Frog Has Left The Muppets Family

The Long-Time Voice Of Kermit The Frog Has Left The Muppets Family

Since Henson's death, Whitmire told CNN he tried to keep Kermit true to his original character, while putting a little of his own experience into the amphibian actor. Moreover, he appeared in Henson movie projects as The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth . He's also played various characters on " Sesame Street ". Folks at Touch Pigs said they have many questions, primarily the reasons behind Steve's departure. Read More

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Future of Western civilisation at stake, says Trump

Future of Western civilisation at stake, says Trump

He is likely to deliver this in a keynote speech in the Polish capital Warsaw. "The fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive", he said . I don't like to talk about what I have planned, but I have some pretty severe things that we are thinking about. The event presaged the 1944 Warsaw Uprising, a larger citywide revolt and the subject of the monument near which Trump gave his speech Thursday. Read More

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Latest Long March rocket fails after launch from southern China

Latest Long March rocket fails after launch from southern China

Created to lift space station components, deep-space probes and communication satellites into orbit, the Long March-5 Y2 is Beijing´s second heavy-lift rocket able to carry up to 25 tonnes - or around the same weight as 16 cars. Xinhua reported last week the Long March-5 Y2 would be fuelled by liquid hydrogen, kerosene and liquid oxygen. As well as Chang'e-5, the Long March 5 will launch the country's first independent interplanetary mission, to Mars , in 2020. Read More

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OKC police investigate 'theft' of All-Star Paul George from Pacers

OKC police investigate 'theft' of All-Star Paul George from Pacers

George has one year remaining on his contract and is set to become a free agent next summer when he declines his player option. George played in 75 games for the Pacers last season, averaging 23.7 points per game. The 27-year-old forward's destination this summer has been subject of high speculation in recent weeks with teams like the Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics , Los Angeles Lakers , and San Antonio Spurs among the prospects. Read More

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Transformers not so big

So it goes with The Last Knight , yet another preposterous entry into a series that has long since given up on common sense and plot, and instead just papers over the cracks with CGI Transformer smackdowns that leave you number than Amanda Holden's forehead. Read More

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Ansel Elgort gets revved up about 'Baby Driver'

Ansel Elgort gets revved up about 'Baby Driver'

It was when I first heard " Bellbottoms " by the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, when I was about 21 and living in London. The soundtrack is nearly constant and writer-director Edgar Wright does a nice job keeping us in Baby's head, changing the volume of the tracks as his focus shifts and even dropping it altogether when his earbuds become dislodged. Read More

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What Time & Channel Do the BET Awards 2017 Come on Tonight?

This year, Beyonce leads the nominations with seven awards, followed by Bruno Mars with five nominations and Solange , Chance the Rapper and Migos with four nominations each. Other strong competition Sunday include best female hip hop artist, where rivals Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma will go head-to-head. The most epic showdown will come when the victor of the best male hip hop artist award is revealed. Read More

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Cosby team triumphant, but sex crime retrial, lawsuits loom

Cosby team triumphant, but sex crime retrial, lawsuits loom

Andrew Wyatt raises his fist as Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Norristown , Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017 . The panel also asked to hear excerpts from Cosby's deposition in 2005 in which he says he gave the sedative Quaaludes to a woman in Las Vegas in 1976 before having sex with her, and that he used them with other women. Read More

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Sphero spins up Spider-Man

The cute and amusing looking Spider-Man toy has animated eyes. Away from its charging base, the toy can be used for up to two hours before needing more juice. Standing just shy of nine-inches tall, Sphero's new Spider-Man toy isn't quite an action figure because its only articulated features are a pair of arms that rotate at the shoulders. Read More

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Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day

The fugitives — 43-year-old Donnie Russell Rowe and 24-year-old Ricky Dubose — are believed to have stolen a white Ford F250 pickup truck with the Georgia tag BCX-5372 around midnight Tuesday in Madison, Georgia. When officers approached them, they surrendered and were taken into custody. The other prisoners on the bus, Sills said, "did not visibly participate" in the escape . Read More

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Wonder Woman Collector's Edition Blu-ray box set revealed

After all, apart from its impressive box-office performance, the movie is also lauded by critics, garnering a 93 percent rating from Rotten Tomatoes. After eclipsing $100 million over three days last weekend, the question became whether everyone rushed out to see what Wonder Woman was all about, leaving it frontloaded, or if the stellar reviews and Cinemascore would keep it propped up at box office. Read More

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Philippines: At least 13 marines killed in battle against Islamist militants

Philippines: At least 13 marines killed in battle against Islamist militants

Hundreds of militants, flying the black flag of the Islamic State and led by the self-styled IS emir of southern Philippines , Isnilon Hapilon , and the Maute brothers Omar and Abdullah, were still holed up in the city. The Philippines is majority Christian, but Mindanao has a significant population of Muslims and Marawi City is overwhelmingly Muslim. "There are just providing technical support", Herrera said. Read More

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Ice Cube Halfway Checks Bill Maher For Using N-Word

Ice Cube Halfway Checks Bill Maher For Using N-Word

Maher scowled after Ice Cube told him he sometimes "sounds like a redneck trucker", but to his credit, the Real Time host then gave the N.W.A. member the floor to lay out his thoughts. "The word was offensive and I regret saying it and I'm very sorry". Check out the exchange between Maher and Ice Cube above. "I love your show, you've got a great show", he said. Read More

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Ariana Grande's all-star concert raises $13 million for Manchester attack victims

Some concertgoers clutched signs reading "For our angels" in tribute to the 22 people who were killed and dozens more injured when a suicide bomber set off a blast after Grande's concert at Manchester Arena on May 22. Marcus Mumford of Mumford and sons opened the show with "Timshel", followed by the Manchester pop group Take That. "It's very important. We need to stand united against it now". Read More

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Scott Pelley Reportedly Out at CBS Evening News

Scott Pelley Reportedly Out at CBS Evening News

Pelley, 53, became the anchor in 2011, replacing Katie Couric . Pelley said: " CBS has been great to me for almost 30 years". Thus far, the network has not commented on the news. But sources told The Post that the network decided not to renew Pelley's contract after unsatisfactory ratings during his tenure. Pelley will anchor the show for an indefinite amount of time before making the move to " 60 Minutes ". Read More

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South Korea military suspects object crossing border was North Korean balloon

Members of the council vowed to better implement six rounds of sanctions already imposed against Pyongyang and demanded that the country halt its nuclear program and missile tests . But the United States has been pushing China to do more. Ju was the only speaker at the forum who did not begin his remarks by offering condolences to Britain for the victims of Monday night's bomb attack at a concert in Manchester. Read More

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I'm Sorry For Body Slamming You

The Republican candidate canceled television interviews and stayed out of sight while the polls were open Thursday. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan). Greg Gianforte , the Republican congressional candidate who allegedly bodyslammed a reporter on the eve before a special election in Montana, has apologized for his actions - a day after saying he didn't do anything wrong. Read More

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Soundgarden Frontman Cornell's Funeral Will be Friday in LA

Soundgarden Frontman Cornell's Funeral Will be Friday in LA

Cornell passed away Wednesday evening (May 17) following a Soundgarden gig at The Fox Theatre in Detroit. Bumbery called the death "sudden and unexpected" and said his wife and family were shocked by it. The screens then showed a video of the rocker performing a cover of John Lennon's iconic track Imagine, followed by a photo montage of Cornell , as his voice blared through the stadium. Read More

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Liam Payne hints he's married Cheryl as she keeps mum

Liam Payne hints he's married Cheryl as she keeps mum

Which is hard. I thought that I'd get the call saying, we need a nanny for this, but no, she's doing everything. He said: "It was going to be James, I was going to name him, because my middle name's James". The 23-year-old singer and his girlfriend Cheryl recorded the tot's heartbeat when he was still in the womb and he did it with the intention to put it in one of his future songs, but Liam is yet to find the right one. Read More

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Sensex rises on GST push; makes 2nd weekly gain

Sensex rises on GST push; makes 2nd weekly gain

FMCG stocks hogged the limelight after the GST Council fixed rates for most of the items. Shanghai Composite shed 0.06 per cent. JSW Steel's net profit zoomed to Rs 1,003 crore from Rs 367 crore in the corresponding period last year while income from operations rose 60 percent to Rs 16,952 crore as against Rs 10,615 crore in the year-ago period, the company said in a statement. Read More

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