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LEADING OFF: Rockies-Twins in surprising 1st-place matchup
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LEADING OFF: Rockies-Twins in surprising 1st-place matchup

A look at what’s happening all around the majors Wednesday:

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NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK

Two of baseball’s biggest surprises square off when the Colorado Rockies visit the Minnesota Twins in an interleague matchup of first-place teams. Ervin Santana …

EU launches legal action against Italy over Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions
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EU launches legal action against Italy over Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions

The EU has launched legal action against Italy over claims it overlooked attempts by Fiat Chrysler to cheat on diesel emission tests.

Italy has become the latest member state to be accused by the European commission – the EU’s executive …

Shakti Lumba declines IndiGo’s offer to head proposed ATR operations
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Shakti Lumba declines IndiGo’s offer to head proposed ATR operations

Lumba, a former pilot, was instrumental in setting up IndiGo’s operations in 2005 besides heading national carrier Air India’s regional arm, Alliance Air. (Reuters)

In a jolt to the budget carrier IndiGo, industry veteran Shakti Lumba has decided not to …

‘This is the single greatest witch hunt’: Trump rails that Clinton campaign and Obama administration never had a special councel for their ‘illegal acts’
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‘This is the single greatest witch hunt’: Trump rails that Clinton campaign and Obama administration never had a special councel for their ‘illegal acts’

President Trump railed against his Justice Department’s decision to appoint a special counsel to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.

‘With all the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a …

Thrifty young couple’s dream home is a $17K converted school bus (Video)
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Thrifty young couple’s dream home is a $17K converted school bus (Video)

© Adventure or Bust

For a growing number of young people who want to purchase a home of their own, rising rents and crippling student debt has meant that many are putting off that dream of home ownership — or …

Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday
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Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

In this Sept. 2, 2015 file photo, the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans. The city of New Orleans plans to take down the confederate statue on Friday, May 18, 2017, completing the …

6 movies open May 19; here’s how they rate
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6 movies open May 19; here’s how they rate

Katherine Waterston plays the character closest to Sigourney Weaver’s tough-minded Ellen Ripley in “Alien: Covenant.” (Mark Rogers)

Here’s what’s happening on the movie scene in Seattle during the week of May 19.

Six movies land in Seattle-area theaters during the …

Report: Donald Trump’s 2018 Budget Request Seeks $2.6 Billion For Border Infrastructure
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Report: Donald Trump’s 2018 Budget Request Seeks $2.6 Billion For Border Infrastructure

President Donald Trump will ask Congress next Tuesday to provide $2.6 billion in the September budget deal for border infrastructure in 2018, including the construction of new border walls, according to details provided to the New York Times.

According to …

Yvonne Strahovsky talks about playing all the nasty ‘B’ words contained in her ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ character
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Yvonne Strahovsky talks about playing all the nasty ‘B’ words contained in her ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ character

The sixth episode of Hulu’s celebrated series “The Handmaid’s Tale” dropped this week and, finally, we were given some information about the lives of the Commander and his wife, Serena Joy, pre-Gilead.

And it was pretty clear from what we …