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Austin Jackson’s 8th inning homer sinks Rays

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Austin Jackson led off the eighth inning with a home run, sending Corey Kluber and the AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians over the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Sunday. Kluber (11-3) struck out nine in seven innings, his 14th straight start of fanning eight or more. He gave up four hits, including a two-run homer to Steve Souza Jr. in the sixth that made it 3-all.

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Donald Trump drawing criticism for not explicitly rebuking white supremacists

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President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Republicans and Democrats for not explicitly denouncing white supremacists in the aftermath of violent clashes in Virginia, with lawmakers saying he needs to take a public stand against groups that espouse racism and hate.

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Donald Trump answers call of crisis with familiar bluster, spontaneity and norm-breaking risk that defined his political rise

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A nuclear showdown. The world’s most unpredictable foe. A world on edge. What will the new president do? Be Trump.

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Police: St. Pete man dies after punch from Uber driver

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Police say a Florida man has died after getting punched by his Uber driver. A statement Saturday from St. Petersburg Police said 56-year-old Terry Lynn Kimball had died, more than a day after losing consciousness. According to the police statement, Kimball and the 38-year-old male driver had a dispute over the route the driver was taking Thursday evening. Police say the driver pulled over at a convenience store, where the men had a physical altercation. Police say the driver punched…

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Indians shut out Rays again, 3-0

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Jay Bruce drove in his first two runs for the Cleveland Indians and Mike Clevinger struck out nine in seven innings Saturday night in a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Bruce, acquired in a trade from the New York Mets on Wednesday night, drove in the first run with a two-out fly ball that dropped for a double between left fielder Corey Dickerson and third baseman Trevor Plouffe in the first inning.

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Walmart says gun-display back-to-school promotion was prank

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Walmart is having all sorts of promotions for the back-to-school season, but selling firearms isn’t one of them. The world’s largest retailer said Friday an internal investigation determined without a doubt that the company was pranked when a photograph emerged on social media showing a sign reading “Own The School Year Like A Hero” atop a gun case in a store.

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