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Things have a way of working out for Pletcher, victor of a record seven Eclipse Awards as the leading trainer in North America, and they worked out again this time. Ortiz was aboard for both of those misadventures. It was testament to Pletcher and his team's work, as they've enjoyed another tremendous season. I think a lot of people would like to say they were there when that horse had its breakthrough race, so people should show up.
  • 58 missing, presumed dead in London residential building fire

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    Police say the harrowing search for remains had been paused Friday because of safety concerns at the blacked tower but has resumed. Firefighters searching the smoldering ruin in west London have recovered six bodies from the 24-story Grenfell Tower , while 11 others have been located but can not yet be removed from the gutted structure.
  • Jeff Immelt stepping down as CEO of GE

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    He brings unique experience and a strong skill set to the job. According to his company bio, he also bolstered the unit's digital and technological capabilities, particularly through the launch of Sustainable Healthcare Solutions, to reinforce the company as a leader in industry technology.
  • Michigan Looking At Paris, Normandy And London For 2018 Spring Football Trip

    Michigan Looking At Paris, Normandy And London For 2018 Spring Football Trip

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    Coach Harbaugh was able to spend time with the Obamas earlier this week in his visit to Washington, D.C. His relationship with the Obamas extends back to working with Michelle Obama on different education initiatives. "It was incredible", Harbaugh said of the meeting. "We had 39 wonderful minutes with President Obama, saw Mrs. Obama as well". Then again, Harbaugh's magic has worked on big names before, so we shouldn't be surprised if a former president with no ties to Ann Arbor ends up at ...
  • Kyrie Irving on LeBron James' performance in the Finals: "He's freaking awesome"

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    After being sidelined for part of last season and again during the 2017 playoffs with back pain, head coach Steve Kerr returned during the Finals and said he intends to coach "for a long time". He was originally selected by Golden State with the No. 7 overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft out of Davidson. Curry , 29, said in January that Golden State is "a ideal place to play" and "there's really no reason that I can see right now that would draw me elsewhere".
  • US President Donald Trump Proposes Privatized ATC Reform

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    About 50,000 flights take off and land in the United States every day. "The idea that we would take the safest system in the world and the most complicated, and suddenly privatize it, that's insane", he said. It's a change the major airlines have wanted. As Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I would never support a policy that would endanger the safety of our aviation system and passengers.
  • London fire: 58 missing presumed dead

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    Activists held up posters with pictures of people still missing after the deadly inferno. Earlier this week she was criticised for not meeting members of the public when she visited Grenfell Tower in the aftermath of the disaster. Rania, 30, was trapped on the 23rd floor of the Grenfell Tower along with her two children Fathia, aged five, and Hania, aged three. Protesters gathered to call for help for the residents of the burned building, and the BBC reports that dozens of people ...
  • Box Office Weekend: Wonder Woman Still Box Office Queen

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    The Gal Gadot superhero film has quickly earned more than $205 million (£160.7 million) in America in two weeks. Universal's, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) The Mummy , starring Tom Cruise , opened to $32.2-M domestically from 4,035 theaters, a slow start for a Summer event film.
  • Congressional Baseball Game carries on, one day after shooting

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    He was fielding at second base while practising for the event when he was shot in the hip and sustained serious injuries as the bullet travelled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said, "and hopefully run". Sue Hodgkinson told reporters outside her IL home Thursday that she was busy with her job and didn't know a lot about what her husband, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , did between January and March.
  • Beyonce and Jay Z welcome twins

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    No one saw it coming - not the tabloids which spent the past year predicting the demise of the Carters' marriage, nor her Beyhive of fans who followed the couple's every move. Although she was expecting twins, Beyonce still gave an epic performance at the Grammy's. The above was posted along with her awesome and lovely picture she posted on Instagram.
  • Amazon stumps up nearly $US14B for Whole Foods Market

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    Amazon also offers grocery shipments elsewhere, but that's tough with perishable foods. Whole Foods is courting the discount shopper with its lower cost brand 365. "The conventional grocery store should feel threatened and incapable of responding", Pachter said. "That's more important than ever given Amazon just declared war on every supermarket and corner store in America".