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Francisco Lindor concerned analytics are ‘taking over’ baseball

PORT ST. LUCIE — Francisco Lindor may be a (smiling) face of baseball, but he is not a fan of the direction in which the game is heading. The Mets’ new shortstop, who was elected to the executive subcommittee of the MLB Players Association over the offseason, voiced his concerns on Monday that analytics were...
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Dana Bash mixes up Cuomo brothers while covering governor’s latest scandal
Things are going to be awkward in the CNN lunch room! CNN anchor Dana Bash confused her colleague Chris Cuomo with his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, on-air Sunday while discussing the latest sexual harassment allegations against the politician. The chief political correspondent made the gaffe in reporting that the governor allegedly asked his...
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Virginia Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Marijuana in 2024
Virginia becomes the first Southern state to vote to legalize marijuana
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Open: This is "Face the Nation," February 28
Today on "Face the Nation," the U.S. hits two devastating benchmarks -- half a million dead and one year since the first reported coronavirus death -- but there is hope on the horizon.
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U.S. hits grim COVID milestone amid new hope of third vaccine
CBS News senior national correspondent Mark Strassmann reports on the latest developments in vaccine distribution as the U.S. continues its battle against COVID-19.
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CNN Host Confronts Psaki on Biden Giving Saudi Prince a Pass on Khashoggi Murder
CNNCNN host Dana Bash repeatedly pressed White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Sunday morning over President Joe Biden apparently shirking his promise to hold Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) accountable for his role in the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Following the release of a declassified intelligence report on Khashoggi’s death that determined MBS directly approved the killing of the journalist, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced visa restrictions impacting 76 Saudis who have harassed and attacked journalists and activists. The Biden administration, however, issued no actions or sanctions against the crown prince.According to CNN, administration officials said that sanctioning MBS “was never really an option” because any punishment of the crown prince would have been “too complicated” and “could have jeopardized U.S. military interests in Saudi Arabia.”Read more at The Daily Beast.
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A solo Nick Jonas promises that the JoBros are ‘still together’ on ‘SNL’
Don’t worry — you can still be a “Sucker” for the Jonas Brothers. Nick Jonas, the 28-year-old youngest member of the JoBros, assured fans that the fraternal trio was still very much together even as he re-launched his solo career by serving as host and musical guest on this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live.” Sporting a...
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Rick Perry: Texas' weather crisis – here's how states, nation should prepare for the unexpected
Texas recently experienced a historic weather event. Like Hurricane Harvey showed us, we are seeing the importance of being prepared for the unexpected.
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Biden backs ‘independent review’ of Cuomo sexual harassment claims: White House
President Biden backs an “independent review” of sexual harassment claims against Gov. Andrew Cuomo after allegations from two female former staffers​, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. “There should be an independent review looking into these allegations, and that’s certainly something he supports, and we believe should move forward as quickly as possible,​” Psaki told CNN’s...
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Second Former Aide Accuses Cuomo of Sexual Harassment
Charlotte Bennett told The New York Times Cuomo asked her inappropriate questions about her sex life
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Two stillborn babies test positive for COVID-19 in Israel
Two stillborn babies in Israel from mothers infected with COVID-19 have also tested positive for the coronavirus — with at least one of the deaths blamed on the contagion, according to a report. A woman in her 36th week of pregnancy lost her unborn child at the Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba Saturday after...
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Fauci: 'I would take whatever vaccine would be available to me'
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, on Sunday urged Americans to take any of the three "highly efficacious" coronavirus vaccines now available to them and not delay getting one vaccine over another.
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Hurricane Hunters faced a grueling pace in 2020. With climate change, it may not let up
The Air Force Reserve and NOAA operate fleets in latter half of their service lives.
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As new cases rise, Fauci says easing restrictions 'is really risky'; Senate gets $1.9B stimulus package: Live coronavirus updates
The much-ballyhooed, steady decline in new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations appears to have stalled, recent data shows.     
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Fauci Urges Americans to Take 1st Available COVID Vaccine, Forget Shopping Around
"When a vaccine becomes available, take it," the infectious diseases expert said Sunday, following FDA authorization of Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine.
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Georgia horseback instructor goes missing under suspicious circumstances
A horseback riding trainer in Georgia has gone missing from the stables under mysterious circumstances, authorities said. Abigail Toeneboehn, 22, disappeared from her apartment at West Creek Stables in Austell on Thursday night, news station WAGA reported. Austell Police Chief Bob Starrett said she left without her wallet, cellphone, or keys, news station 11Alive reported....
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FDA Authorizes Johnson & Johnson’s One-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine
By the end of March, J&J has said it expects to deliver 20 million doses to the U.S.
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Virginia's political shift from red to purple to blue
CNN's Abby Phillip previews Virginia's gubernatorial race as Democrats ride a wave of demographic change and Republicans search for a way forward.
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Ahead of Trump CPAC Speech GOP Senator Rick Scott Says Biden Won Election Fair and Square
Allegations of a stolen election have been frequently repeated at this week's Conservative Political Action Conference.
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Here's why 2021 could be a big year for labor unions
In cities across the US, and inside the walls of some of the world's largest enterprises, there is a swelling of union organizing activity that has been propelled by the pandemic and the recession.
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Ciryl Gane declares himself 'legit,' ready for title after UFC Fight Night 186 win
"I'm the only one undefeated in this division in the rankings. I think I'm legit."       Related StoriesCiryl Gane responds to Dana White's underwhelming response to UFC Fight Night 186 winJon Jones not impressed by Ciryl Gane-Jairzinho Rozenstruik fight at UFC Fight Night 186Jon Jones not impressed by Ciryl Gane-Jairzinho Rozenstruik fight at UFC Fight Night 186 - Enclosure 
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George Floyd: Minneapolis to pay social media influencers to spread messages during Derek Chauvin trial
Minneapolis is set to pay six social media influencers to help disseminate city-approved messaging throughout the upcoming murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-cop charged in George Floyd's death.
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Ben Stiller, Ava DuVernay among newest presenters for Golden Globes 2021
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has added more A-list names to its glittering roster of celebrity presenters for the Golden Globes, The Post has learned exclusively.
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She’s up for a Golden Globe, but Kate Hudson should quit acting
Kate Hudson was nominated for Best Actress in Sia's "Music" -- but it's only the latest abomination in a string of them for the actress.
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Psaki: Biden admin 'committed to fighting our hearts out' for Tanden, raising minimum wage
The Biden administration remains committed to "fighting our hearts out" for Budget Director pick Neera Tanden, Biden's press secrestary said Sunday.
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Second Former Aide Accuses New York Gov. Cuomo of Sexual Harassment
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has denied the allegations but called for an independent review of the claims.
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Female McDonald's employees accuse fast-food chain of abuse, harassment in workplace
Dozens of women have filed complaints alleging workplace abuse, discrimination and harassment by male co-workers at one of America's largest, most iconic fast-food restaurant chains.
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Melissa Rivers on the death of the red carpet: ‘It’s been on life support’
"With virtual, you’re not gonna have any mishaps, any malfunctions ... Which sadly takes a lot of the fun out of it," she told us.
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Cassidy: If GOP Continues to 'Idolize' Trump, We Will Lose
Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that if the Republican Party continued to "idolize" former President Donald Trump, they would lose elections.
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Psaki: Biden Supports Independent Investigation into Cuomo Sexual Harassment Allegations
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that President Joe Biden wanted an independent investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) over sexual harassment allegations by two former aides.
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NY Democratic Officials Call for Cuomo's Resignation Following 2nd Sexual Harassment Allegation
At least two Democratic members of New York's state legislature urged the governor to resign on Saturday, while others insisted that an independent investigation investigate his alleged conduct.
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Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings
The astronauts replaced wings on the port side of the station where the oldest and most degraded solar wings are located.
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Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. continue to let the sunshine in!
Two of The 5th Dimension's founding members, whose music brought joyful harmonies to the tumultuous '60s and '70s, will soon release their first studio album in three decades, "Blackbird," featuring classic Beatles love songs.
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Masters futures: Is betting on Tony Finau a good play?
Is it really true nobody remembers who finished second? The reality is it’s sometimes tough to forget, especially for those who bet on golf and have a twisted affinity for Tony Finau. A case can be made that Finau is currently the best player on the PGA Tour who’s never won a major. He’s just...
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Sen. Scott says he will support incumbent GOP senators over Trump-backed primary challengers
Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fl., chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, told "Fox News Sunday" that he will support any incumbent Republican senator against primary challengers, even if that challenge is supported by former President Donald Trump.
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Biden’s Middle East policy is one-and-a-half steps forward, but not enough
The moves the new administration is making are an improvement. More is needed.
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Nick Jonas jokes with brother Kevin about Jonas Brothers’ future on ‘SNL’
Nick Jonas' "SNL" hosting debut turned into something of a family affair.
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Anti-vaccine extremism is akin to domestic terrorism
The movement to stop vaccinations is a danger to America and should be treated that way.
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As one Virginia school district prepares to reopen, educators and families balance Covid precautions and normal instruction
Rose Moore stands in front of a classroom, training a teacher about technology and safety for in-person learning.
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Best friends
When Brian Meyers adopted Sadie, a German Shepherd, from Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge in New Jersey, he may have thought he was rescuing her. But Sadie rescued Brian instead. Correspondent Steve Hartman reports.
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What we know: Tiger 'recovering' as golfers plan to wear red on Sunday in honor of legend
As Tiger Woods continues his recovery from a crash last Tuesday near Los Angeles, golfers on the PGA and LPGA will be honoring the legend on Sunday.      
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Ex-CIA director urges Biden to hold MBS ‘accountable’ in Khashoggi’s death
​Former CIA Director John Brennan called for President Biden to ban Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman from the US following the release of an intelligence report last week that blamed the Saudi royal ruler for the death of ​dissident ​Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. The report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence concluded that the...
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Dr. Fauci on US case count: This is what history tells us
Dr. Anthony Fauci cautioned against relaxing pandemic restrictions throughout the US even though Covid-19 cases have plateaued, citing how premature relaxations of restrictions can lead to new spikes in cases.
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Today in History for February 28th
Highlights of this day in history: Scientists discover DNA's double-helix structure; The Branch Davidian standoff begins in Waco, Texas; Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is killed; U2 releases its 'War' album. (Feb. 28)      
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Wally Triplett, the first Black draftee to play in the NFL, and a letter that changed everything
When Miami rescinded a scholarship offer after learning Wally Triplett was Black, he kept that letter to remind him what people said he couldn't do.     
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China parades missile advances
The weaponry that wound its way through Beijing Thursday as part of a massive military parade underscores the rapid development of China's defense industry.
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New N. Korea: Short skirts, synthesizers?
It is believed that Kim himself formed the North Korea girl band, Moranbong, in 2012 as a symbol of his country's turn to modernity.
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Why Cumberbatch is 'monstrously uncomfortable'
When Benedict Cumberbatch's baby boy was born in June, the newborn immediately became a global obsession.
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Bangkok suspect carrying bomb formula
Thai police have said a second suspect arrested in connection with last month's deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine was carrying a formula for making explosives.
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