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Cody Bellinger becomes first Dodgers rookie to hit for the cycle in 7-1 win over Marlins

Cody Bellinger becomes first Dodgers rookie to hit for the cycle in 7-1 win over Marlins

To hit for the cycle — a single-game compendium of a single, double, triple and home run — a baseball player requires a diversity of skills. Enough brawn to go deep. Enough agility to sprint 270 feet safely into third. …

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The Formidable Checks and Balances Imposing on President Trump

The Formidable Checks and Balances Imposing on President Trump

Trump’s chair in the White House’s Roosevelt Room

Donald Trump wanted to start his presidency with the shock and awe of rapid change. Instead, almost everywhere he looks, he’s stuck in the mud of grinding trench warfare.

Trump’s tumultuous first …

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Trillanes on Duterte bank accounts: ‘Prove me wrong’

Trillanes on Duterte bank accounts: ‘Prove me wrong’

REVIVED ALLEGATION. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV presents documents that supposedly prove President Rodrigo Duterte had over P2 billion in his bank accounts, during a news briefing on February 16, 2017. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – It …

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Giphy wants to help you learn American Sign Language through these new GIFs

Giphy wants to help you learn American Sign Language through these new GIFs

Image: Ambar del Moral/Mashable

GIFs can do more than add a sassy quip to the end of your tweet. Now, they can even help you learn a new language.

Giphy released an extensive GIF library on Thursday with more than …

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If Elaine Chao Axes This Bay Area Rail Funding, We’ll Know She’s Politicizing Transportation

If Elaine Chao Axes This Bay Area Rail Funding, We’ll Know She’s Politicizing Transportation

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Caltrain’s diesel locomotives standing by.

For the past 20 years, as Bay Area workers have invented the apps and devices that define this young century, system engineers have sought to bring the Caltrain rail corridor up to date …

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Judge Throws Out Conviction Of Woman Who Laughed At Jeff Sessions

Judge Throws Out Conviction Of Woman Who Laughed At Jeff Sessions

Instead of sentencing a woman to jail time for laughing during Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing, a D.C. judge threw out the woman’s conviction and called for a new trial.

Desiree Fairooz says her laughter during the attorney general’s confirmation hearing …

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Facebook’s new “Explore Feed” makes its way to the app’s main navigation

Facebook’s new “Explore Feed” makes its way to the app’s main navigation

Earlier this year, Facebook was spotted testing a new type of News Feed – one that designed to help you discover content across the social network, beyond posts from friends and Pages you already follow. During tests, the feed was …

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‘It’s really glamorous, kids’: Celebs react to their Emmy nominations

‘It’s really glamorous, kids’: Celebs react to their Emmy nominations

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Dan Fogelman, creator of this season’s breakout drama "This Is Us," responded with a mix of joy, exhilaration, surprise and gratitude Thursday to the NBC series’ 11 Emmy …

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Man Admits to Killing 4 in Pennsylvania, His Lawyer Says

Man Admits to Killing 4 in Pennsylvania, His Lawyer Says

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man has admitted to killing four of his acquaintances, after bodies were found buried on his parents’ farm in Bucks County, the man’s lawyer said on Thursday.

Cosmo DiNardo, 20, had been described by prosecutors …

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IRS boss Koskinen backs tax reform, calls system ‘a mess’

IRS boss Koskinen backs tax reform, calls system ‘a mess’

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Wednesday that the agency fully supports tax reform efforts, acknowledging the existing U.S. tax code is such a “mess” that even he struggles to fill out his federal returns.

“Nobody’s more supportive of tax simplification …

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