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Judge hit two more home runs, including a drive almost 500 feet that cleared the distant bleachers at Yankee Stadium and sent NY romping past Baltimore 14-3 Sunday for its fifth straight win. He has a league-leading 21 home runs with 47 RBI, putting him in the lead for the Triple Crown. "He didn't let it snowball", Girardi said. "He's a good player", Baltimore manager Buck Showalter said.
  • Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.

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    Sue Hodgkinson said she was married to James Hodgkinson for almost 30 years, but they have not been together since March, when he moved to Washington, D.C. But my low opinion of the GOP doesn't prevent me from recognizing evil when it rears its head on the left and condemning the liberals who stoke it.
  • Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

    Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

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    Constand accuses the 79-year-old entertainer of drugging and molesting her at his Philadelphia-area home in 2004. The mistrial was declared after jurors had deliberated for six days. Cosby has said any sexual activity was consensual. Linda Kirkpatrick, one of the women accusing Cosby of sexual assault, told CNN shortly after the mistrial the entire ordeal had forced those accusing the star to relive a terrible time in their lives.
  • Shooting reported at UPS facility in San Francisco

    Shooting reported at UPS facility in San Francisco

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    Joseph Cilia, an official with a Teamsters Union local that represents UPS workers in San Francisco , told the Associated Press that Lam filed an overtime grievance in March complaining he was working excessive overtime. Police ordered residents and employees in the city's Portero Hill neighbourhood and surrounding areas to shelter in place as they responded to the shooting.
  • Ralph Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor

    Ralph Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor

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    Interestingly, though, neither Northam nor Perriello is as true-blue Democrat as the campaign might have led voters to believe. "It is time for us to get back on offense and stop playing so much defense", Northam said. Those with more moderate views with the GOP stayed home. She couldn't immediately be reached for comment late Tuesday but has promised to put "principle over party" and has called for a ban on gifts to politicians and redistricting reform.
  • Democrats and Republicans show unity on ballfield to honor wounded colleague

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    Members of the Republican team pray before the Democrats and Republicans face off in the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park in Washington , U.S., June 15, 2017 . One of those who helped the team to victory was Sen. Several members of the Trump administration were spotted in the stands, including the president's daughter Ivanka Trump , Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , Energy Secretary Rick Perry , White House economic adviser Gary Cohn and White House counselor ...
  • Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy

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    At the venue where Trump announced his policy changes, the president received a warm welcome from audience members. "When the Obama administration stopped condemning human rights violations in Cuba , the regime here said "look we can do this and nothing happens, so we can continue repressing more forcefully", said Jose Daniel Ferrer, who leads the Patriotic Union of Cuba , the country's largest dissident group.
  • Jury deadlocks in Bill Cosby's criminal trial

    Jury deadlocks in Bill Cosby's criminal trial

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    For criminal cases, the jury must be unanimous beyond a reasonable doubt in their decision. "Overtly arrogant, collaborating with the district attorney", said her statement , which was read by Wyatt and tweeted by her husband. Constand alleges that Cosby made sexual advances on multiple occasions and that she turned them down. But in the end, they simply could not unanimously decide whether the comedian was guilty of sexual assault in 2004.
  • USA congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital

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    The annual congressional baseball game dates back to 1909, and Republicans and Democrats since then have each won an equal number of games - 39. Mr Trump called for unity in remarks at the White House on Wednesday , but Sanford and other Republican lawmakers also pointed to the President's own harsh rhetoric.
  • Paul Ryan says everyone should just let Robert Mueller do his job

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    First and foremost, Trump can not actually fire Mueller . On CNN to anchor Chris Cuomo: "I think it is a consideration the president has had, because Mueller is illegitimate as special counsel ". House Speaker Paul Ryan, however, did say he would be "surprised" if Trump fired Mueller . They say Trump did not collude with Russian Federation and see the investigation as a politically motivated sham that handicaps Trump's ability to execute his agenda, according to one person ...