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Gary Sanchez’s reversal of fortunes is nearly complete
BALTIMORE — He needs to be the Yankees savior, not their enigma. There have been encouraging signs of adjustments recently and that could make all the difference for Gary Sanchez. He can give so much to this Yankees team if his talents fully blossom. Consider this from a scout who has been following the Yankees...
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Yankees getting good news on James Paxton and Masahiro Tanaka fronts
BALTIMORE — After not drowning in bad news regarding injuries, the AL East-leading Yankees received positive vibes concerning the health of Masahiro Tanaka and James Paxton on Tuesday. Having already listed Tanaka as their starter for Thursday’s game against the horrid Orioles at Camden Yards, the only thing the Yankees wanted to see from Tanaka’s...
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Officials Dispute Mike Pompeo’s Claim That Iran Is Collaborating With Al Qaeda
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that Iran and Al Qaeda are collaborating is at best an exaggeration that is not supported by any available information, U.S. intelligence officers and officials with the State and Defense Department tell TIME. Pompeo made the claim about the terrorist organization during testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee…
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Ben Carson Forgets Rule Number One of Testifying Before Congress: The Answer to the Previous Question Is Never “Oreo”
"Do you know what an REO is?" ... "An Oreo?" ... "No, not an Oreo. "
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Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market
Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market.
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Ozzie Guillen now enters Todd Frazier-Adam Eaton feud: ‘Nobody liked you’
The origins of the Great Todd Frazier-Adam Eaton Feud are still a mystery, but Tuesday night gave some insight to what started it all. Former Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, who figures to still have an idea of what’s going on in the clubhouse as an NBC Sports Chicago analyst, weighed in. “Eaton, nobody...
New York Post
Avenatti expects to be indicted in coming days for Nike extortion scheme
Michael Avenatti expects to be indicted within the next 48 hours on federal charges related to his alleged Nike extortion scheme, he says. The high-profile lawyer announced his impending indictment on Twitter. “I intend on fighting these bogus/legally baseless allegations, and will plead not guilty to ALL CHARGES,” tweeted Avenatti. “I look forward to the...
New York Post
Wynn Resorts ceases talks with MGM to sell $2.6 bln Massachusetts casino
Wynn Resorts Ltd said on Tuesday the company has decided to stop talks with MGM Resorts International to sell its Encore Boston Harbor casino.
REUTERS
Indonesia riots: protesters clash with security forces over election result
Supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, set fire to vehicles in JakartaSupporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate have clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesian capital after the release of official election results.National Police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said protests turned violent late on Tuesday and continued through the night. He said on Wednesday that dozens of people were detained. Continue reading...
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Felipe Lopez May Be The Happiest Man To Have Ever Played Basketball
Though he might be extra pleased with a chance to play alongside the Golden State Warriors.
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UCLA: Terry Donahue, retired football coach, has cancer
Terry Donahue, the winningest football coach in UCLA and Pac-12 history, diagnosed with cancer        
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Great white shark heads to the Hamptons just in time for Memorial Day
Cabot, the great white shark that made a splash when he was tracked in the Long Island Sound off of Greenwich, Conn., clearly has posh taste — he’s now made it to the Hamptons.
New York Post
U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war
A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing and Washington.
REUTERS
Vice President Mike Pence makes pit stop at Indy 500 preview party
Vice President Mike Pence and his wife made a surprise appearance at an Indy 500 preview party sponsored by the Indiana Society of Washington.        
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Microsoft’s Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now out, new ‘Light’ theme included
Keeping to its promise of semiannual updates, Microsoft today announced it’s made the next big version of Windows 10 available. The simply-named Windows 10 May 2019 update isn’t as packed with features as its predecessors, but there are still a few things to note. In particular, it includes a new ‘Light’ theme; dark mode haters rejoice. The Light theme was first announced back in November, but it was only available to members of the Windows Insider Program – essentially beta testers. While Windows 10’s default theme largely includes light and white elements, major components like the Task Bar and Start… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Windows,Microsoft
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An Elegy for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, the Game Show That Changed America—and Me
I was one of the show’s biggest losers. It was my lifeline.
Slate Articles
US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse
In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports.
New York Post
Kevin Durant’s closest confidant dodges Knicks hype
Kevin Durant’s closest confidant is playing it safe. The superstar’s manager and media business partner, Rich Kleiman, offered little hints over his client’s future Tuesday during an appearance at the Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival. “That is 100 percent undecided and I’m waiting on Kevin,” Kleiman said.  “That’s the truth.” Many in the...
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Asia stocks wobble as trade fears overshadow Huawei reprieve
Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade frictions between the world's two largest economies.
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Man indicted in fatal shooting of Nipsey Hussle
Eric Ronald Holder Jr. was indicted on one count of murder, two counts each of attempted murder and assault with a firearm, and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon.
New York Post
Rex Tillerson meets with House committee as other White House aides avoid Congress
The appearance comes at a time when a number of former and current Trump administration officials are refusing Congress' demands to meet and provide documents.        
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Trump nominates Barbara Barrett for Air Force secretary
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated an aerospace executive and former ambassador to Finland to be the next secretary of the Air Force on Tuesday. Trump said in a tweet that he has chosen Barbara Barrett, former chairman of The Aerospace Corporation, to replace Heather Wilson when she steps down at the end of this...
New York Post
John Turturro probes medieval murder mystery in ‘The Name of the Rose’
“The Name of the Rose,” premiering 10 p.m. Thursday on Sundance TV, is a murder mystery set in the middle of the 14th century. That may not seem like the obvious choice for summer entertainment, but series star John Turturro thinks the Umberto Eco tale — a bestselling 1980 novel and 1986 movie starring Sean...
New York Post
5/21/19: Red and Blue
House Judiciary subpoenas Hicks, Donaldson; Chicago's new mayor hitting the ground running.
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U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again
The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold.
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Clemson forward Baehre tears knee ligament
Clemson forward Jonathan Baehre tore an ACL at practice Monday and there is no timetable for his return        
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Images of severe weather in the Midwest
Oklahoma and Texas were battered by baseball-size hail, thunderstorms and 14 tornadoes that pounded homes and businesses.
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Suicidal ‘Handmaid’ turns out to be a red umbrella
It wasn’t a handmaid’s tale after all. A New Yorker says she called 911 when she thought she saw a person in the iconic red robes from “The Handmaid’s Tale” on the ledge of a building Tuesday — but it turned out to be just be a crimson umbrella on a rooftop. “This morning I...
New York Post
Oil falls after Saudi assurances on market balance, Mideast tensions
Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia reiterated it would aim to keep the market balanced and try to reduce tensions in the Middle East, while industry data showed a surprise increase in U.S. crude inventories.
REUTERS
Google stored some business passwords as plain text
Facebook isn't the only big tech company found to be storing passwords in plain text. Google has warned G Suite users that an "error" in a password recovery implementation left some of their passwords unhashed on its internal systems since 2005 unti...
Engadget | Technology News, Advice and Features
My dog and I tried ‘human-grade’ pet food and this is how it went
It’s an uncanny concept! Just Food For Dogs — a California company that makes, in its own words, “human-grade” cuisine for canines from scratch — opened a takeout spot in Union Square earlier this month. At the grab-and-go eatery, located inside Petco at Broadway and 17th Street, health-conscious pups can sample food and fill doggy...
New York Post
Mets can’t let Yoenis Cespedes mess scare them off spending big again
For sure, the Mets should regard Yoenis Cespedes as a cautionary tale. Will they grasp the proper moral to the story, though? You’re worried the latest Cespedes bombshell — the multiple fractures in his right ankle, purportedly suffered at his Port St. Lucie, Fla. ranch, announced Monday by general manager Brodie Van Wagenen — will...
New York Post
AOC and Elizabeth Warren rip ‘Game of Thrones’ ending
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Elizabeth Warren complained about the ending of the “Game of Thrones” in a video posted online Tuesday. The two politicians railed against the male-centric plot and the portrayal of “emotional” woman in the resolution of the epic HBO drama. “I feel like we were getting so close to having this...
New York Post
Public housing for illegal immigrants is transparently unfair
Housing shortages are plunging New York City and Los Angeles into crisis. Affordable rental units are scarce, families are doubling up, shelters are jam-packed and tens of thousands are sleeping sprawled on the streets of these two cities. The wait-list for public housing is more than four years long in LA and would be even...
New York Post
Cooper on Nixon articles of impeachment: Sound familiar?
CNN's Anderson Cooper looks at Democrats' argument for impeaching President Donald Trump.
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Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops, including new keyboard design
Responding to customer complaints, Apple makes changes to the butterfly switch keyboard in its laptops — including new 2019 MacBook Pro models
CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
RIP Bonnaroo arch: Landmark burned, dismantled due to 'structural issues'
The Bonnaroo arch was intentionally destroyed due to structural issues, officials said. "We look forward to surprising folks with something new..."        
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Washington Post: IRS draft memo says it must turn over tax returns if Congress asks unless executive privilege invoked
A draft confidential memo from the Internal Revenue Service last fall determined that tax returns must be surrendered to Congress unless the president opts to invoke executive privilege, The Washington Post reported.
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Trump Picks Barbara Barrett, Former Aerospace Executive, to Be Next Air Force Secretary
Her nomination comes as the president is seeking to create a United States Space Force.
NYT > Home Page
NFL owners discuss instant replay and... Peyton Manning?
What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell was on hand for an NFL owners meeting held in Florida where topics of discussion included instant replay and a potential high-profile gig for Peyton Manning.        
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Game of Thrones’ failure shows why Avengers: Endgame was so magnificent
In the span of just a few weeks, we saw two of the most adored franchises reach a concluding chapter. But while Avengers: Endgame was a triumph, Game of Thrones’ final days were utterly dissatisfying. What went wrong? The post Game of Thrones’ failure shows why Avengers: Endgame was so magnificent appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Mike Conley Trade Rumors: Grizzlies Expected to Draft Ja Morant, Deal Veteran
The Memphis Grizzlies hit the lottery jackpot by landing the No. 2 pick in the 2019 NBA draft, and all signs point to Murray State point guard Ja Morant...
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Even de Blasio isn’t sold on his 2020 campaign dream
Dollar Bill is hedging his bets. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s been pleading with people to pledge as a little as a buck to support his quixotic bid for the White House, has hired a “lean and mean” presidential campaign team of just five people, because he’s not sure if he’ll be a viable candidate,...
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First images emerge from New Zealand's Pike river mine
Pictures show a lot of groundwater has seeped into the mine since 2010 disaster that killed 29The first images from inside the New Zealand’s Pike river mine, where an explosion killed 29 men nearly nine years ago, have been released.The shots were taken as a three-person re-entry crew broke through the 88cm concrete seal on Tuesday at the mine’s opening to start the process of gathering evidence on what caused New Zealand’s worst mining disaster since 1914. The bodies of the 29 victims remain in the mine. Continue reading...
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US news | The Guardian
Rabbis agree: Get vaccinated, already
Despite a massive campaign by New York health officials urging people to vaccinate their children, the measles outbreak continues to worsen here in New York and nationally. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week that 880 new cases in 24 states have been identified. Most of those cases are in New York,...
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New York Post
HQ Trivia's fourth season starts at 9 PM ET
About a year and a half after it first popped up on our mobile screens, HQ Trivia is launching "season four" tonight at 9 PM ET with several gameplay tweaks and a refreshed cast of hosts. The trivia game streams live to player's phones and offers rea...
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Engadget | Technology News, Advice and Features
Kevin Durant Rumors: Clippers, Knicks 'Equally Dangerous' to Sign Warriors Star
While there has been plenty of speculation linking Kevin Durant to the New York Knicks in free agency this summer, a new contender reportedly has emerged for the Golden State Warriors star...
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HP Memorial Day sale: Spectre x360 Laptops, Omen gaming PCs, and printers
Memorial Day is a time for relaxation and remembrance, but it's also a huge season for yearly sales. The HP Memorial Day sale has deep discounts on laptops, desktop, printers, and more, and we’ve rounded up the best deals right here. The post HP Memorial Day sale: Spectre x360 Laptops, Omen gaming PCs, and printers appeared first on Digital Trends.
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