Angels closer Hansel Robles is alarmingly ineffective, and Joe Maddon is concerned

Angels manager Joe Maddon said closer Hansel Robles would not be available Sunday after pitching in two of the previous three games, including Saturday night’s blown save when he allowed a solo homer to Josh Reddick and a two-run shot to George Springer in the ninth inning of a 5-4, 10-inning Angels win over the […]

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Aroldis Chapman rejoins Yankees after dealing with coronavirus

Closer Aroldis Chapman, who was out after testing positive for coronavirus, has returned to the Yankees. | Kathy Willens/AP Yankees manager Aaron Boone confirmed Chapman’s return and said he wasn’t sure when the hard-throwing left-hander would be ready for game action.  NEW YORK — All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman has been cleared to return to Yankee […]

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‘Into the Wild’ bus will be relocated to University of Alaska museum

The iconic “Into the Wild” bus is set to be relocated — to a place a little closer to civilization. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources said in a statement on Thursday that the bus will most likely be housed in the University of Alaska-Fairbanks’ Museum of the North. The bus, which made its debut […]

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Hurricane Douglas nears Hawaii, bringing high winds and rain

Hurricane Douglas is drawing closer to Hawaii’s most populated island By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press July 26, 2020, 3:07 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HONOLULU — Hawaii prepared for the onslaught of Hurricane Douglas on Sunday, with predictions of high winds, rain and storm surge. “It’s definitely going to […]

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Environmental report for Clippers arena approved by Inglewood City Council

The Clippers’ plans for a billion-dollar arena complex moved closer to reality Tuesday after Inglewood’s City Council voted unanimously to approve the environmental impact report for the project. The approval came seven months after the release of the report, which spanned thousands of pages and required nearly two years to complete, found that the 28-acre […]

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Astros to be spared fans’ scorn over cheating because stadiums will be empty

Oakland Athletics closer Liam Hendriks was beginning to warm to the Houston Astros last July, his conversations with them at the All-Star game in Cleveland humanizing several players whose on-field theatrics had irritated him in the past. But his burgeoning respect for a team that averaged nearly 104 victories and won two American League pennants […]

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Former Trump physician Ronny Jackson wins House GOP primary in Texas

Former White House physician Ronny Jackson is a step closer to winning a seat in Congress. The AP projected on Tuesday evening that Jackson was winner of the House GOP primary runoff in Texas’ 13th Congressional District – in the race to succeed Republican Rep. Mac Thornberry – who’s retiring after a 25 years in […]

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NFL suggests helmet face shields to protect players against coronavirus

With NFL training camps set to start at the end of the month, the league believes it is closer to one answer when it comes to player safety amid the coronavirus outbreak: face shields for the players’ helmets. The NFL and the players’ union agreed to several protocols in a 42-page document last week, including […]

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Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman tests positive for the coronavirus

New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has tested positive for the coronavirus and is experiencing mild symptoms. Manager Aaron Boone announced the diagnosis Saturday. He said Chapman “overall is doing well” but “will not be here for the foreseeable future.” Chapman pitched in an intrasquad game Tuesday, and Boone wouldn’t comment on whether he had […]

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Tropical Storm Fay moves toward mid-Atlantic, New England

Tropical Storm Fay is expected to move closer inland Friday, with forecasters projecting flooding along the mid-Atlantic coast and southern New England By The Associated Press July 10, 2020, 6:23 AM 2 min read MIAMI — Tropical Storm Fay was expected to move closer inland Friday, with forecasters projecting flooding along the mid-Atlantic coast and […]

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WNBA reveals COVID-19 test results and plans to spread Black Lives Matter message

Games inch closer as the WNBA continues to juggle the threat of a global pandemic derailing its hope for a quarantined season amid a period of social unrest. The same day teams began arriving in Florida in advance of the season, the league announced its initial coronavirus test results, with seven of 137 players testing […]

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NBA and players agree to ‘Black Lives Matter’ and other messages to wear on jerseys

With the NBA another day closer to its July 30 reopening, a piece of its plan to battle racial injustice fell into place. The NBA and the players union agreed Friday on messages players can wear instead of their names on the backs of their ’ jerseys for the first four days of the league’s […]

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Dr. Terry Dubrow Exposes More ‘Terrifying’ Doctors In ‘License To Kill’ Season 2 Trailer

Plastic surgeon Dr. Terry Dubrow, who is best known from ‘Botched,’ is taking a closer look at cases involving medical professionals who put their patients in jeopardy in this EXCLUSIVE ‘License to Kill’ trailer. Some of you may know Dr. Terry Dubrow, 61, as the funny and incredible plastic surgeon from Botched or Heather Dubrow‘s […]

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Putin nears goal of changing Russian constitution, letting him stay in power until 2036

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday moved one step closer to cementing a set of constitutional changes that would allow him to remain in power until 2036. A nationwide vote on a package of constitutional reforms wrapped up Wednesday local time. Polls have been open for a week to help reduce crowds and to bolster turnout […]

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NeNe Leakes ‘Leaning Towards’ Signing ‘RHOA’ Season 13 Contract While Hosting New ‘Glam’ Show

NeNe Leakes seems to be inching her way closer and closer to signing on for Season 13 of ‘RHOA’, as she gears up to also host a new glam show on E! Rumors have been swirling for weeks now about whether or not NeNe Leakes, 52, will return for Season 13 of The Real Housewives […]

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‘Teen Mom 2’ Star Cole DeBoer Gushes About His ‘Rock’ Chelsea Houska In Heartfelt Dedication

Chelsea Houska and Cole DeBoer are one step closer to finishing their dream home in South Dakota! He shared a sweet tribute to her in a photo that showed the mom of 3 penning a message on the wood of their new home in marker. As Chelsea Houska and Cole DeBoer continue their home-building journey, […]

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Mississippi closer to removing Confederate battle emblem from state flag

Mississippi came closer to changing its state flag Saturday when more than two-thirds of the state Legislature voted to suspend rules to allow a vote on removing the Confederate battle emblem from its design. For the first time Gov. Tate Reeves, a Republican, said he would sign a bill to change the flag. He previously […]

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‘Daily Show:’ police shows are nothing more than ‘Copaganda’

Thursday’s episode of “The Daily Show” took a closer look at how police procedurals can skew public perception of cops and canonize officers who use excessive force. The “Copaganda” segment included a minute-long montage that featured multiple TV investigators from past and present shows — including “Bones‘” Booth and Brennan, “Chicago P.D.‘s” Voight, “Hawaii Five-0‘s” […]

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Virus taking stronger hold in US, other populated countries

While China moved closer to containing a fresh outbreak in Beijing, the coronavirus took a stronger hold elsewhere, including the United States, where surging infections across southern states have highlighted the risks of reopening economies without effective treatment or vaccines. Another record daily increase in India on Friday pushed the country’s caseload toward half a […]

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Will India Side With the West Against China? A Test May Be at Hand.

For years, the United States and its allies have tried to persuade India to become a closer military and economic partner in confronting China’s ambitions, painting it as a chance for the world’s largest democracy to counterbalance the largest autocracy. This week, the idea of such a confrontation became more real as Indian and Chinese […]

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Announcement looms on Republican convention city; Jacksonville ‘absolutely’ front-runner

The GOP is moving closer to deciding which city will host the celebratory aspects of this summer’s Republican National Convention, with an announcement possible as early as Thursday. And all eyes are on Jacksonville, Fla. Fox News confirmed on Wednesday that the northeastern Florida city was seen by Republican officials as a “strong contender.” JACKSONVILLE SEEN […]

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Graham fends off primary challengers, secures GOP Senate nomination

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., moved closer to serving a fourth Senate term, emerging victorious from the Republican field after South Carolina’s primary election Tuesday. Graham defeated Duke Buckner, Michael Lapierre and Joe Reynold in the GOP primary race and will now face off against Democrat Jaime Harrison, who was unopposed in his party’s primary. SEN. GRAHAM REFUSES […]

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Biden closes in on clinching Democratic presidential nomination

Joe Biden was running the table on Tuesday night, moving him closer to going over the top and formally clinching the Democratic presidential nomination, as seven states and the District of Columbia were holding Democratic presidential primaries. The Associated Press projected the former vice president the winner in Pennsylvania, the state with the most convention delegates up […]

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A ‘Profile in Courage,’ National Security Advisor Praises Trump’s Virus Leadership

While the official U.S. coronavirus death toll moves closer to 100,000 and President Trump played golf for a second consecutive day, his national security advisor heaped praise on the president saying Trump’s move to limit travel from China this winter “was a profile in courage.” Sunday morning on Meet the Press, National Security Advisor Robert […]

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Tesla close to rolling out car with ‘million mile’ battery: report

Tesla is getting closer to unveiling its first-ever “million mile” car battery. The electric automaker by early next year plans to roll out Model 3 sedans containing a new lower-cost, longer-life battery in China, according to Reuters. The upgraded batteries, which CEO Elon Musk has long teased investors and rivals with, are designed to last […]

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