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Yankees' Aaron Judge sets strikeout record

Adam Glanzman/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge has struck out in his 36th consecutive game, setting the record for the longest strikeout streak in a single season by any player.Boston Red Sox' Chris Sale struck out Judge in the top of the fifth inning Saturday.The record for consecutive games with a strikeout by a postion player was set on Thursday by Judge.Montreal Expos pitcher Bill Stoneman held the previous record by any player in 1971.Judge is now 0-for-9 with seven strikeouts ...

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Mnuchin rebuffs calls from former Yale classmates to resign, defends Trump

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Facing calls from members of his Yale graduating class to resign, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Saturday night defended President Trump's response to the Charlottesville violence and reaffirmed his commitment to remain in the Trump cabinet.The letter, penned Friday and signed as of Saturday by more than 350 members of Yale's 1985 graduating class, called on Mnuchin to resign from his post, calling it a "moral obligation."Mnuchin's classmates say they felt compelled to write and publish the letter "because President Trump ...

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Boston's Mayor Marty Walsh responds to President Trump's tweet

Scott Eisen/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- President Donald Trump tweeted support for the Boston Police Department handling of the free speech rally and counterprotest march held on Saturday afternoon. The President commended the the protesters "who are speaking out against bigotry and hate."I want to applaud the many protestors in Boston who are speaking out against bigotry and hate. Our country will soon come together as one!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 19, 2017Boston Police arrested 27 people during the protests. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh responded ...

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Mastercard working to shut down use of cards on websites that incite violence

Joan Cros Garcia/Corbis via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Mastercard has decided to shut down the use of their credit cards on websites that incite hate and violence.In a statement released Saturday afternoon, the company spoke of the recent violence that occurred in Charlottesville and the "dangers of extremism." They are now  working with acquirers to shut down the use of their cards on sites that make specific threats or incite violence because this activity can be unlawful.Part of the company's business principles is that they  ...

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Wrestling to boost Chinese interest

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(SINGAPORE) -- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is making its video streaming service available to the Chinese market in an attempt to tap into a new customer base.WWE's service will be available through its Chinese  partners PPTV.Subscribers will be required to downlaod an app to access the conent. Past events have "received a great response from WWE fans in China," according to Godfrey Zeng, executive vice president of Suning Sports Media, parent company of PPTV.Over the years, China has held a number of WWE ...

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Two dead in Oregan plane crash

iStock/Thinkstock(MADRAS, Ore.) -- Two dead after a plane crashed  in Willow Creek Canyon in Oregon, this afternoon. The location of the crash is approximately one mile south of the Madras Airport runway.Deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Oregon State Troopers, along with Jefferson County Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene. According to emergency responders, the plane was found fully engulfed in flames near the top of the canyon. According to the  Jefferson County Sheriff's Office , the two occupants on board ...

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Heineken-Punch Taverns pub deal cleared by CMA

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Heineken has been given the green light by the Competition and Markets Authority(CMA) to takeover part of Punch Taverns.Heineken will buy 1,895 Punch pubs and the Private equity firm Patron Capital will buy the remaining 1,329 pubs in the Punch estate.The CMA released a statement saying that, "Heineken has offered to sell pubs in each of the affected areas to preserve competition and ensure customers in these locations do not lose out.""Before reaching a final decision, the CMA carefully assessed and consulted ...

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YTMT Logo Breathtaking hypocrisy.

How is President Trump’s perceived failure to condemn white nationalists by name different from President Obama’s blatant and clearly intentional refusal to condemn Black Lives Matter by name?

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UT Health Logo Gout: A Pain You Can Live Without

Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis that can come on quickly and be quite painful. It has afflicted humans for thousands of years but is becoming more and more common because of Western diets and lifestyles. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast family medicine expert Dr. Angela Cade answers questions about treating and avoiding gout.
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