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Trump meets flood victims as he pays second visit to Texas

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Insurers will inevitably be reviewing the adequacy of non-Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) flood deductibles, and specifically, flood resulting from a Named Windstorm. The storm is now estimated to have caused up to $180 billion in damage and it's blamed for at least 44 deaths. IAA plans to market these vehicles in 110 countries as well as the United States. Read More »

Costa destined for Atleti return

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Chelsea have been fining Costa fortnightly while he has been in Brazil. It seems as if there is no way back for Costa at Stamford Bridge and he is expected to secure a return to Atleti when the winter transfer window opens. The Spaniard wanted to return to former club Atletico Madrid, but the capital club are under a transfer ban which prevented him from re-signing. Chelsea star, Eden Hazard has revealed that he would like to see Diego Costa back at the Blues. Read More »

Worth Watching Stock Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

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The company has market cap of 145.63 million GBP. This stock (LE) is ahead of its 52-week low with -3.4%. About 1.77M shares traded. Proxima Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Marathon Oil Corporation during the second quarter worth $4,088,000. Read More »

Sevastova loses to Stephens in US Open 1/4

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She needed surgery on her racket-holding hand after she was cut by an intruder at her home in the Czech Republic in December. She hadn't played on the WTA tour until Wimbledon this year. Five American players advanced to the fourth round in the women's draw. In the semi-final, he will face the American Sam Querrey (17th) or the South African Kevin Anderson (28th), who concluded the evening's program, on Tuesday. Read More »

Castillo, Reds complete 3-game sweep of Brewers with 7-1 win

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But, though not completely challenged, I think he has handled it well". Raisel Iglesias got six outs for his 25th save as the Reds have taken the first two games in the series. Hamilton has struggled to maintain high batting averages and on-base percentages throughout his career, though, especially for a leadoff hitter, posting just a 299 on-base percentage in 2017. Read More »

White Sox RHP Shields exits game with right knee contusion

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The Indians are now also just three games behind the Astros for the best record in the American League and the home-field advantage that would come with that, and that's with the Astros starting to play well again with the disaster of August behind them. Read More »

A Kenyan court lifts a lamp of integrity for Africa

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Odinga's conditions include the removal of some officials at the election board. Towards this end, the opposition leader asked for the proper auditing of the technology used to transmit the annulled election results. Kenyatta however criticized the ruling, calling the judges "crooks", before vowing that he would win again in the second elections. He reminded the public to ensure that they engage only in peaceful and respectful activities that uphold national values and ensure that the ... Read More »

Browns reportedly fear Myles Garrett could be out 'weeks' with ankle issue

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As he prepares for his National Football League debut, Browns rookie Myles Garrett says he's viewing Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as "just another guy". Jackson added he believes it's not Garrett's left foot, which he tweaked earlier this summer, but his other ankle. "He went as long as he could", Jackson said. Read More »

Chelsea to face Europe's best without Diego Costa

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Despite making six first-team signings, the Blues missed out on many first-choice targets, and last month head coach Antonio Conte warned that it would be "impossible" to navigate Chelsea's gruelling September run. There's no way to counter those concerns other than seeing him play competitive football. "I have a good relationship with all my managers". Hazard has also spoken about Costa's replacement in the attack, Alvaro Morata , adding: "I've never played with him and I'm looking ... Read More »

Suspension upheld, but Ezekiel Elliott can play

A ruling isn't expected until Friday. An incident on March 11th was also detailed in Elliott's eventual letter from the league explaining the initial six-game suspension. The suspension order is based on a domestic violence case against Elliott . The Cowboys , without Elliott , will most likely be forced to use a committee of running backs including veterans Darren McFadden and Alfred Morris . Read More »

Vandeweghe ends Pliskova's reign as world number

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It's also the first quarterfinal appearance in NY for Keys. Pliskova powered her way into the quarterfinals, overwhelming unseeded American Jennifer Brady 6-1, 6-0 on Monday in just 47 minutes. But was now in to the first quarter-final at her home Major. Czech Pliskova predicted a tough contest against the Australian Open semifinalist. Andrey Rublev beat No. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association orders a World Cup African qualifier to be replayed

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FIFA's decision to replay the game comes after the lifetime ban handed to Ghanaian official Lamptey for "match manipulation" was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Only the top team qualify for next year's finals in Russian Federation. Burkina Faso and Cape Verde both have six points from four games, with Burkina Faso having the superior goal difference. Read More »

City owners consider Tebas legal action

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Tebas even suggested that PSG can buy La Liga star players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the future. "What we have done is caught them peeing in the bed, or in the swimming pool". "The investigation comes after La Liga formally requested these tests from PSG and Manchester City FC in August". That's not right. I get criticised for talking too much but we are too silent as a sector. Read More »

Froome extends Vuelta lead with time trial victory

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Froome lost 42 seconds on Nibali with his lead on the Sicilian cut to one minute 16 seconds on the gruelling climb to Los Machucos in La Vuelta's 17th stage. Britain's Froome appeared well-set to complete his mission to land the demanding La Vuelta and Tour de France double ahead of Wednesday's action, only to see his sizeable lead hauled back somewhat. Read More »

Pablo Carreno Busta reaches 1st major semifinal at US Open

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Now the 28-year-old hopes to recover in time for Wednesday's clash having needed to save two match points to defeat Dominic Thiem 1-6, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 in the fourth round on Monday. "I feel exhausted, but we can not do magic - just massage and some physical movement with the trainer. I came to the net very often, tried to be aggressive all the time, and I think I played well". Read More »

Edges Wales closer to qualification

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He said: 'We obviously want him to stay, he gets on so well with everyone, but at the same time he has got to do what is best for him'. "Once we got the first one I felt we'd win it". It's theirs to lose. "I think if you get 20 points you'd be unlucky not to get the play-off spot". Absolutely, no problem at all. That win over San Marino in 2013 - by a 3-0 scoreline - is also the last time the Moldovans have kept a home clean sheet. Read More »

Red Sox stole signs from Yankees, others using Apple Watch

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Major League Baseball officials have been investigating the claims for almost two weeks, shortly after Brian Cashman , the Yankees' general manager, filed an official complaint with the league. Professional athletes using the watch to gain a competitive advantage might seem to be in keeping with the device's new image. "I think that's important from an integrity perspective going forward". Read More »

Zambia win puts pressure on Super Eagles

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The Super Eagles took the lead after 30 minutes thanks to a strike from Chelsea winger, Victor Moses . Zambia will be able to cut the gap to the leaders tomorrow but Nigeria remain firmly in control. "There must be no room for error". "This team has not only shown capacity to go very far, but the youthfulness gives you the assurance that it can even go farther". Read More »

Emre Can demanding release clause in new Liverpool deal

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He is free to negotiate a move to a European club from January 1st. According to reports , Manchester United could be set to make a shock move for Liverpool midfielder Emre Can next summer. Liverpool exploited Can's £9.75 million release clause when they signed him from Bayer Leverkusen three years ago. Liverpool take on Manchester City in the Premier League at The Etihad on Saturday lunchtime. Read More »

National Football League season starts on Thursday - Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots

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How many games will the Patriots win in the regular season? The Patriots are Super Bowl favorites. It all starts on Thursday night, when the Chiefs take on the defending Super Bowl champions. "To pick against them to repeat would make us certifiably insane". "We're prepared. We're confident". The Patriots meanwhile reloaded in the offseason and are looking as unsafe as ever coming into this season as they are led by Brady, Rob Gronkowski, and newcomer Brandin Cooks and while they ... Read More »

Houston Rockets sold to local billionaire

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The price surpasses the $2 billion Steve Ballmer paid for the Los Angeles Clippers in 2014. The team's statement said the timing of the news was "truly unfortunate". It's seldom that teams as desirable as the Houston Rockets come available, which is why Tilman Fertilla is paying $2.2 billion to buy them. I'll always have a special place in my heart for the fans, partners, city officials and employees who care so deeply for this team. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez replacement will cost Arsenal up to £70m, claims Arsene Wenger

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He can begin negotiating a contract with foreign clubs in January but City boss Pep Guardiola remains hopeful that the Etihad Stadium will remain his preferred destination. "That's not a way to be on board with a football club..." 'And you get exhausted of telling the world and people who are with you, that everything is going well. Read More »

Did Messi block Ozil transfer from Arsenal to Barcelona?

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Arsenal have lost two of their opening three Premier League games this season and will have to come to terms with Europa League football when they arrive back after the global break. Reigning FIFA World Cup champions Germany reaped their eighth win in as many games after crushing Norway 6-0 in Group C of the 2018 football World Cup qualifiers. Read More »

US Open: Venus Williams enters quarterfinals

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Venus Williams not only plays a fellow American in the semi-finals of the 2017 US Open; she plays a fellow African American, Sloane Stephens , and, in a time of simmering racial tension across the country, the significance is not lost on either of them. Read More »

England to Host India in 2018 For Five Tests

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The England and Wales Cricket Board fixture list, released yesterday, confirmed that Eoin Morgan's side will travel to Edinburgh to face the Scots in an official ODI at The Grange on 10 June. This is always a much-anticipated contest which attracts a huge following across the globe for the five-day game,"ECB Chief Executive Officer Tom Harrison said". Read More »

Venus Williams and Kevin Anderson progress at US Open

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Venus Williams rolled back the years to knock out Petra Kvitova and set up a U.S. Open semi-final clash with unseeded compatriot Sloane Stephens in NY on Tuesday, remaining on track for a place in her third grand slam final of 2017. Carreno Busta recorded 30 winners to go with 30 unforced errors in the one-hour, 59-minute match. Pablo Carreno Busta reached his maiden Grand Slam semi-final as the Spanish 12th seed dispatched Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in straight sets at the US ... Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Offers Thoughts On Trade To Cavs Via Instagram

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Boasting the worst record in the National Basketball Association last season the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first-round pick (acquired from Boston) is a major asset. 23; if he leaves, they can trade it for a star that will contribute right away in place of James . Simple: Cleveland could flip that future asset into a current one, as in a player who could help the team win now rather than later. Read More »

JD Martinez Goes 4-for-4 in Home Runs, in 1 Game

CARDINALS 2, PADRES 0: Carlos Martinez threw a three-hitter and struck out 10, and Yadier Molina hit a two-run single to help visiting St. Louis remain three games behind Colorado in the race for the NL's second wild-card berth. "I thought about having him go another inning, but you've got to score". The Dodgers , who own the best record in the majors at 92-44, have continued to struggle since getting swept by the Diamondbacks, losing three of four over the weekend in San Diego to fall ... Read More »

Brazil says bribes were paid to bring 2016 Olympics to Rio

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Calls to Cabral's attorney were not returned. Prosecutors said Nuzman was detained to give testimony and although not arrested he had his passport confiscated. A spokesman for the Rio Games declined to comment Tuesday to the Independent, while the International Olympic Committee confirmed in a statement read by a spokesman that it was trying to contact officials in Brazil about the federal investigation. Read More »