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Negro Leagues recognized as official major leagues, stats to be added to MLB records

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Major League Baseball on Wednesday sought to correct a longstanding wrong by recognizing the Negro Leagues as a major league and counting the statistics and records of thousands of Black players as part of the game'...

A-Lim Kim mounts incredible comeback to win the US Women’s Open and clinch her first major

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South Korea's A-Lim Kim staged an incredible final-round comeback to win the U.S. Women's Open in Houston, Texas, and claim her first major title. The world No. 94 made birdie on each of her final three holes to ear...

MSNBC is getting a new president, the first Black person to run a major cable news network

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New York (CNN Business)Phil Griffin, the president of MSNBC for the past twelve years, will step down shortly after President-elect Biden's inauguration in January. Rashida Jones, a senior vice president with a wide ...

‘The Mandalorian’ keeps making major links to the past ‘Star Wars’ galaxy

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The following contains spoilers about the second season of "The Mandalorian." "The Mandalorian" continues to draw upon all the tools in the "Star Wars" arsenal, making major connections to earlier chapters in the gr...

Biden readies major stimulus push and flurry of executive actions in first 100 days

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President-elect Joe Biden and his transition team are preparing for an early, all-out push to pass an ambitious new stimulus bill, while also drawing up plans for a flurry of executive actions aimed at delivering on...

Afghan major who helped save US pilot begs Pentagon to ‘keep their word’ to protect his family and him

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Mohammed Naiem Asadi and his wife, Rahima, haven't slept well in days. They are too nervous to eat much. They are trying to keep their fear in check for their 4-year-old daughter. But their bodies sometimes betray t...

Navy to de-commission and scrap warship USS Bonhomme Richard after major fire

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The US Navy has decided to de-commission and scrap the USS Bonhomme Richard after a damage assessment found that restoring the ship would cost billions of dollars. The amphibious assault ship was in port in San Die...

East Coast braces for snow, heavy rain in first major storm system of the fall

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In typical 2020 fashion, the East Coast's first major storm system of the fall will arrive right as we say good riddance to this year's record-breaking hurricane season. Roughly 15 million people from Louisiana to N...

China has reached a major milestone in ending absolute poverty. But the Communist Party isn’t celebrating yet

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Hong Kong Chinese President Xi Jinping reached a major milestone this week in his five-year long fight to end absolute poverty across the country -- but it doesn't appear that he's celebrating yet. China was for deca...

The CEO of a major health system left the company after he said he wouldn’t wear a mask

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The CEO of a national health system abruptly left the company after telling employees he wouldn't wear a mask because he'd already had Covid-19. In an email to staff last week, Sanford Health CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft s...

Buildings collapse in Arlington, Texas, as severe storms cause major damage

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Storms moving through North Texas overnight Tuesday had fire departments racing to respond to reports of damage and collapsed buildings throughout the region. Severe thunderstorm and tornado warning were in place as...

Major coronavirus outbreak hits crew of US Navy warship

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There has been a major coronavirus outbreak aboard a US Navy guided missile destroyer, the USS Michael Murphy, which has spread to nearly one-quarter of the ship's 300 strong-crew, according to two US Navy officials...

Police launch major operation in Vienna after shots fired

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Police in Vienna have launched a major operation after shots were fired in the Austrian capital. Several people have been injured in the city center amid exchanges of fire, police said on Twitter. "All possible forc...

Deputized federal agents can now wear body cameras, with major exceptions

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Washington A sweeping and at times contentious policy barring the use of body cameras by police officers assigned to hundreds of federal investigative task forces around the nation has been largely reversed, the Just...

North Korea is going to be a major headache for whoever wins the US election

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Hong Kong As Barack Obama ended his 75th day as President of the United States, the engines of a massive North Korean rocket roared to life half a world away -- sparking one of the first major international crises of...

US considering declaring major human rights organizations are anti-Semitic

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Washington The US State Department is considering declaring that several widely respected human rights organizations are anti-Semitic, according to multiple sources who have been made aware of the conversations. Th...