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The game between the Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants on Saturday started three hours late due to rain. Chris Rowley has made the unusual transition from West Point graduate to a major league pitcher and allowed one run in 5 1/3 innings in Toronto's victory over Pittsburgh.
  • Premier League Players to Watch

    Premier League Players to Watch

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    Manchester City has spent £200 million so far in the window and Guardiola admits it is not sustainable. But I still don't think United have enough to open teams up. Lifting the Premier League trophy after our game against Blackburn in May 1993 was the best night of my career. "That is the top (and only) priority, and the club will do all it can to achieve that".
  • Douglas County reports first confirmed West Nile virus case of 2017

    Douglas County reports first confirmed West Nile virus case of 2017

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    There have been no human cases of West Nile virus in OH this year. She was not hospitalized for the infection and is recovering, officials said. While the mosquito population this year remains at an average level, the number of mosquito pools testing positive for West Nile virus has reached a record high at this point in the season - 337, according to the health department.
  • Tata Steel pension scheme deal announced

    Tata Steel pension scheme deal announced

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    When the new agreement comes into effect, the UK pension scheme will be separated from Tata Steel UK and a number of affiliates, the company said. "The net financial impact of the RAA including the payment of the agreed amount would be reflected in the Q2 FY'18 financials for the company", said he.
  • Mum sues hospital after accidentally smothering newborn

    Mum sues hospital after accidentally smothering newborn

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    Monica Thompson , 42, argues that she was still "groggy" from her C-section three days before her son Jacob was placed in her care at Portland Adventist Medical Center in OR on August 2, 2012. She said they were unable to provide any additional information at the time . Adding, 'My firstborn and only son. She was medicated with Ambien and Vicoden following a caesarean birth on August 2, 2012, Oregon Live reports.
  • Fidget spinners involved in multiple choking incidents

    Fidget spinners involved in multiple choking incidents

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    But it turns out they can also be quite risky. More specifically, some fidget spinners form a choking hazard, while others are a fire hazard. The CPSC has also released guidelines in response to reports of children choking on nonbattery spinners.
  • Oak Park Public Library to host eclipse viewing party

    Oak Park Public Library to host eclipse viewing party

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    To help combat the fraudsters, the organization posted a list of vendors from which you can snag a pair of glasses that are guaranteed to work. One can look into the sky at the eclipsed sun with them, if one is careful. Van Gelder said. AAS spokesperson Rick Fienberg pointed out that products not included on the list aren't necessarily unsafe - they just haven't been vetted by AAS experts.
  • Which insiders are buying Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR)?

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    About 1.98M shares traded. Trexquant Investment LP's holdings in Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras were worth $954,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. It also upped A stake by 22,516 shares and now owns 22,726 shares. This volatility measure use for multipurpose in judging the underlying price momentum as well as the rate of change in PBR's price.
  • LA City Council backs 2028 Olympic bid

    LA City Council backs 2028 Olympic bid

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    The council also signed off on a tripartite agreement between LA 2028 , Paris 2024 and the International Olympic Committee in which Paris agrees to host the 2024 Games . Olympic Committee board of directors must also approve the deal. LA 2028 officials appeared at more than 30 public meetings, including one each council district in the two years leading up to Friday's vote.
  • Drinking on the rise in USA, especially for women, minorities, older adults

    Drinking on the rise in USA, especially for women, minorities, older adults

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    The number of adults who suffered from an alcohol abuse or dependence grew from 17.6 million to 29.9 million over that decade. While the study's findings are alarming, a different federal survey, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), has shown that alcohol use disorder rates are lower and falling, rather than rising, since 2002.
  • Intragastric Weight Loss Balloons Linked to 5 Deaths, FDA Says

    Intragastric Weight Loss Balloons Linked to 5 Deaths, FDA Says

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    The company also notes that some people - it does not say how many - died while using the device . The FDA said the deaths occurred from some time in 2016 to the present and have issued the warning as a precautionary measure, as the regulatory body has yet to directly link the intragastric balloons to the cause of death.