(The Sports Xchange) – Since a major league record for home runs in a season was set in 2017, it is not surprising that the list of Silver Slugger Award winners announced Thursday included a number of long-ball hitters. FILE PHOTO: Oct 25, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is greeted
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese state media on Friday praised the tone and outcome of U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing, saying he and Chinese President Xi Jinping were setting a new blueprint for handling relations and managing their differences. U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping arrive at a state dinner at
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s broadsides against cable network CNN may complicate the U.S. government’s legal case if it decides to block AT&T’s deal to buy media company Time Warner, according to legal experts. Trump’s repeated claims that CNN produces “fake news” and other criticisms of the network could hurt legitimate legal arguments
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – One in five adults in the United States was using some form of tobacco in 2015, according to national survey data released on Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from a burning cigarette in Bordeaux, France, September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau The report, conducted
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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean police prevented U.S. boxer Mike Tyson from entering the country citing non-compliance with immigration laws and were putting him on a flight home, the Investigative Police (PDI) said on Thursday. American boxer Mike Tyson (C) is escorted by members of the Investigative Police of Chile (PDI) at the Santiago International Airport
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“The U.S. Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating three international banks for their roles in selling about $2 billion of debt for Mozambique, opening a new phase in the global inquiry into the bond deals, people familiar with the matter said,” The Wall Street Journal writes. The three banks are Credit Swisse Group,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rival Republican tax-cut plans were emerging in the U.S. Congress on Thursday that differed on issues such as cutting the corporate income tax, the deduction for state and local taxes and the tax on inheritances paid by the richest Americans. Tax documents are seen prior to a House Ways and Means Committee
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LONDON (Reuters) – One of Britain’s most celebrated dancer-choreographers, Akram Khan, is tackling the rise of xenophobia in his latest work, which he says will be his last as a leading performer. The production, “Xenos”, is Khan’s tribute to the Indian soldiers of the British Empire who fought in World War One. It focuses on
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