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The San Francisco Giants made a big splash in the MLB trade deadline market on Thursday evening, but it’s highly unlikely that the slumping NL West leaders are done dealing.
The LA Dodgers inch toward the MLB trade deadline with a lot to think about.
With most of the top free agents signed earlier in July, now is the time for NBA teams to try to unearth talent in the bargain end of the market. The Warriors have reportedly signed a non-guaranteed c
The shocking murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet by a car bomb in Kyiv on July 20 symbolizes the incredibly complicated domestic political transformation underway in Ukraine and the country’s remarkab
(Reuters) - U.S. authorities have issued subpoenas to Goldman Sachs Group Inc for documents related to the bank's dealings with scandal-hit Malaysian state fund 1MDB, the Wall Street Journal reported
Criticism of trade agreements, notably the Trans-Pacific Partnership, is a rare point of political agreement, including from the presidential nominees.
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Designer has been making her own clothes since age 6             
How to keep pets safe in hot weather.
Hillary's white pantsuit symbolized the suffrage movement and created new historic imagery at the Democratic National Convention             
Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean on the 2016 race, conventions and his 2004 candidacy.             
Too many of us prefer to hide behind our manufactured images, rather than become true people             
A post on Reddit got us thinking about what people need to know about Houstonians.
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A survey of science-related words used at the national conventions shows that neither party was particularly cognizant of science. The post Science Didn't Make a Great Showing at Either Party's Conve
Apple is pushing for Samsung's total profits from sales over patent infringement.             
A rare, and extremely pungent. 'corpse flower' has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.
Google had teamed up with RailTel, the telecom arm of the Indian Railways, to provide free Wi-Fi at 23 stations across the country.
Alexa can do tons of useful stuff, such as eliminate the need for any interpersonal contact. The post The 10 Best Amazon Echo Skills for Loners appeared first on WIRED.
Space photos of the week, July 24—30, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: This Starburst Galaxy's a Real Gas Bag appeared first on WIRED.
Anniversary Update is a relatively modest but worthwhile upgrade.             
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Young women with type 1 diabetes talk about the misunderstanding around the disease.
By targeting certain processes, it is possible to enhance skills such as creativity or dexterity or even mathematical ability, according to University of North Carolina researchers.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The state of Florida, the first to report the arrival of Zika in the continental United States, has yet to invite a dedicated team of the federal government's disease hunters to as
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The agricultural unit of German chemicals company Bayer AG will halt future U.S. sales of an insecticide that can be used on more than 200 crops after losing a fight with the U.S.
Doctors were forced to wrap Jack Hearne in cling film in a desperate attempt to save his life. Four months on he is finally home in Waterford, Ireland, with his parents.
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters battled for an eighth day on Friday to quell a deadly blaze near California's renowned Big Sur coast that has destroyed dozens of homes, threatened
(Reuters Health) - People who feel ill after eating wheat but who don't have celiac disease may finally have a biological explanation for their symptoms, a new study suggests.
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At the beginning of the year, Spencer Bownes and his wife each had a steady job as they cared for their two children, aged seven and four, at their Evergreen home.
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2016 Rio Summer Olympics: Keep track of all the Rio Olympics news July 29, 2016, 6:12 p.m. Full coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. 5:51 P.M. Russian Olympic medalist, a Trojan Swim Club
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TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays had three solo homers in the first inning and scored three more runs in the third to pick up a 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles at Rogers Centre on Friday night.
A look at what's happening all around the majors Saturday: ___ BOUNCING BACK? Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta is 0-2 with a 5.55 ERA in four July starts. He has allowed 20 earned run
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Jake Odorizzi pitched masterfully into the seventh inning, Logan Forsythe and Corey Dickerson hit solo homers in the first, and the Tampa Bay Rays cooled off the surging New Yor
CLEVELAND - Abraham Almonte scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in Cleveland's four-run seventh inning in the Indians' 5-3 comeback victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. Cleveland e
MIAMI - Tommy Pham homered and drove in three runs, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Miami Marlins 11-6 on Friday night. Kolten Wong had three hits and drove in two runs and Jeremy Hazelbaker
DETROIT - Tyler Collins and Justin Upton each hit a three-run homer to lead the Detroit Tigers to their fourth straight win, beating the Houston Astros 14-6 Friday night. James McCann added a solo sh
ATLANTA - Tyrell Jenkins earned his first career victory, pitching six innings and helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night. Nick Markakis went 3 for 3 with two d
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