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Arcia, Perez power Brewers past Cardinals 12-5

Arcia, Perez power Brewers past Cardinals 12-5

Even when Garcia executed, the results backfired for the Cardinals. After that, I just didn't get the job done. Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Hernan Perez, left, and center fielder Keon Broxton can not come up with a ball hit by St. Guerra singled after Maldonado's home run and Counsell chose to replace him on the bases with reliever Michael Blazek, recovering from an elbow injury but told to stay ready to pinch-run. Read More

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Jordy Nelson: Nelson confirms snap count has been discussed

Jordy Nelson: Nelson confirms snap count has been discussed

The Jaguars' defense could totally surprise all onlookers in this one. "I think that's what shocked everybody the most , that (there was no explanation)". Do you think the Green Bay Packers will pull out a Week 1 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars? From the unbelievable weather, two fanbases having fun with each other and a game that was close to the very end between the LSU Tigers and Wisconsin Badgers - not much went wrong. Read More

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Michigan straight-party voting ban won't take effect

Michigan straight-party voting ban won't take effect

The court's order indicates that at least two justices, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, would've allowed the ban to go into effect. All four lower court judges are Democratic appointees . Schuette and other Republicans say straight-party voting, which is banned in 40 states, represents poor civic engagement and that voters should consider each race and its candidates individually. Read More

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Officials unsure of deal as Kerry arrives for Syria talks

On Wednesday, a fresh round of airstrikes there killed at least seven people and injured more than 40 in Aleppo's al-Sukkari neighborhood, an activist from the Aleppo Media Center told CNN. if we don't reach a conclusion relatively soon". The decision to deepen cooperation with Moscow was already controversial, given the Obama administration's public criticism of Russia's role in Syria. Read More

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Soft US jobs data dampens rate hike prospects

Soft US jobs data dampens rate hike prospects

The smaller-than-expected rise in payrolls also likely reflects difficulties adjusting the data for seasonal fluctuations related to school calendars. "It is not surprising that construction has not matched manufacturing's surge yesterday, since a weaker pound has less impact on the sector, and by pushing up the price of imports may actually act as more of a drag", said Chris Beauchamp, chief market analyst at IG. Read More

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Pakistan Pulverise England By Nine Wickets

Pakistan Pulverise England By Nine Wickets

England named the same team which lost the T20 World Cup final in April, while Sarfraz captained Pakistan for the first time in the shortest form of the game. Wahab, who impressed with terrific line and length bowling , picked up England captain and David Willey to end with three wickets - the most in the innings - at just 6 runs apiece. Read More

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Belarusian who carried Russian flag during Opening Ceremony stripped of accreditation

Last month, the Belarusian Paralympic delegation informed IPC that it meant to carry the Russian flag alongside the Belarusian flag at the opening ceremony, but the world's governing body of Paralympic sports replied with a refusal. The IPC will keep a close eye on medal ceremonies featuring Belarusian competitors and has the power to remove accreditation from athletes who break the rules. Read More

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What If: Could Gary Johnson get hot and play the spoiler?

With the first presidential debate fast approaching, the Libertarian ticket also discussed their chances of garnering enough national support to earn a spot on the debate stage. Also in Wave 3, we reconnected with 488 respondents from Wave 1. I have no issue with the 15 percent, either . Wave 2 provides additional data points that suggest the same basic movement about midway through the time period of interest. Read More

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Afghanistan, US, India trilateral meeting next month

I have had many engagements with (Pakistan Prime Minister) Nawaz Sharif. Kerry said the USA government had "had conversations with all members of the region frankly about efforts they need to take against terrorism which comes out of their country", adding that he had personally raised the issue with Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Read More

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Trump says Mexican president broke ground rules

Speaking later at the finance ministry, Videgaray thanked Pena Nieto, hailing his "great generosity as a human being and, above all, his great patriotism". His former boss, Miguel Angel Osorio Chong, who led the interior ministry during the jailbreak and eventual recapture of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, received a boost to his hopes of becoming the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party's 2018 presidential candidate after avoiding the chop. Read More

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Kashmiri leaders snub Indian lawmakers

Kashmiri leaders snub Indian lawmakers

It said, "The sole intention of the delegation was to act as firefighting just to derail and fizzle the current movement out through these age old tactics, as they have been doing whenever Kashmiris stood up for their basic rights". "Mirwaiz Omar Farooq said during our meeting that they have decided against discussing political issues as the Kashmir is still burning". A Mirwaiz aide later said the cleric-politician, while shaking hands with Mr Owaisi, told him: "I can't talk to you, either on ... Read More

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Lopez team knocks out Bryan brothers at US Open

He earned a four-set win in his opener, was gifted a walkover in his second match, and was winning in the first set of his third-round match before Mikhail Youzhny retired . Of course that this Grand Slam is very unique for me. "(Monfils) is one of the players I would pay a ticket to watch", Djokovic said. There were times when Djokovic, covering the court with an nearly disquieting aplomb, could have been mistaken for the flashing, steel-slashing "X-Men" character "Wolverine". Read More

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Turkey says 2 of its soldiers killed in IS attack in Syria

A rebel map of northern Aleppo on Sunday shows recently-taken territory in blue, while yellow arrows indicate the distance from FSA territory to al-Bab and Manbij-20 and 12km, respectively. The loss of its territory along the Turkish border follows a series of recent defeats for IS, including its expulsion from the central Iraqi city of Fallujah and its defeat in the former stronghold of Manbij in northern Syria. Read More

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OPEC tries to heal wounds before crucial meeting

OPEC tries to heal wounds before crucial meeting

The idea is that an output cap will help put a floor under prices, which have risen from $26 per barrel in February to $45 but are still down more than 50% since 2014. "Iran supports any decision by oil producers to return stability to oil markets". He added, "Iran and France have many capabilitieand capacities that can be used in line with expansion of cooperation between the two countries and benefits of the two nations". Read More

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Putin says he is unsure whether he will run for president again

The U.S. government is taking a calm stance regarding Putin's visit to Japan, saying it is "not concerned or anxious". Responding to questions on the Federal Bureau of Investigation report on Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, he said those notes demonstrate in very significant detail, why the Federal Bureau of Investigation chose not to go forward with any additional proceeding. Read More

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Modi looks forward to visit Pakistan, says Indian envoy

Modi looks forward to visit Pakistan, says Indian envoy

Virtually hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had, without mentioning any names, singled out Pakistan as the only South Asian country breeding terrorism in the region while addressing the Hangzhou G-20 summit, government sources signalled that he is likely to visit Pakistan for the Saarc summit in November this year in yet another bid to ease tensions in bilateral relations. Read More

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Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

Holmes County Sheriff Willie March said Saturday that he had been briefed by police from the town where the killing occurred and Mississippi Bureau of Investigation officials who took part in the interrogation of Rodney Earl Sanders. Meanwhile, in the poverty-stricken MS county where the two nuns were slain, forgiveness for their killer is hard to find, even if forgiveness is what the victims would have wanted. Read More

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