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Giants' call-ups come through in 7-4 win over Phillies

San Jose Mercury News  PHILADELPHIA — On a strange night at Citizens Bank Park, the Giants were saved by two players they called up from the minors earlier in the day. Right-hander George Kontos got Ryan Vogelsong out of a jam early and first baseman Adam Duvall hit a go-ahead two-run homer as the Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4.

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Willingham's late homer lifts Twins over Indians

Star Tribune  MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins entered the late innings Monday trying to lock up Kris Johnson's first major league victory. They succeeded in the seventh: Cleveland got a runner to third base with one out, but Caleb Thielbar struck out Chris Dickerson and Jared Burton struck out Yan Gomes to end the inning.

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International team sheds new light on biology underlying schizophrenia

PR Newswire  CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the Broad Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and scores of other institutions from all over the world have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia in what is the largest genomic study published on any psychiatric disorder to date.

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Blue Jays acting more like pretenders than contenders: Griffin

Toronto Star  It seems Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz either had a premonition or else he saw that the Blue Jays had recently claimed journeyman left-hander Brad Mills and promoted him to the major-league roster.

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Time Warner Moves To Bar Shareholders From Calling Meetings

International Business Times  (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc's board moved to prevent its shareholders from calling special meetings, effectively throwing up a hurdle to any quick move to approve a potential takeover by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox.

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MH17 is changing Europe's game on Russia

GlobalPost  LISBON, Portugal — Media reports compounded the anguish in the Netherlands on Monday with the information that the Russian company that exports missile systems of the type suspected of downing Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 operates an Amsterdam office in order to profit from Dutch international tax loopholes.

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Fisher experimenting with formula on how to make FSU back-to-back champs

Orlando Sentinel  GREENSBORO, N.C. — It did not take long for Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher to build a champion. He immediately brought a once proud program back to respectability in his first two seasons at FSU and turned the Seminoles into fringe title contenders in his third season.

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This Is What You'll Find In A Rape Kit [VIDEO]

Medical Daily  A night out with friends, a romantic date, a trip to the local grocery store. Rape is an astonishingly sneaky act, and it can occur during or after any of the aforementioned activities. In fact, most perpetrators of rape aren’t even random strangers hiding in the bushes, or down a dark alley, waiting for you.

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New Details on the Boston Bomber From a Friend's Trial

Newsweek  Azamat Tazhayakov, a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was convicted Monday of obstructing an investigation into the attack that killed three and wounded hundreds more in April 2013.

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Tribune Newspapers, to begin trading Aug. 4, worth $635 million, analyst says

Chicago Tribune  With Tribune Publishing set to spin off from Tribune Co. on Aug. 4, analysts have begun weighing in on what the stand-alone, publicly traded newspaper company is worth. In a report issued last week by CRT Capital Group, analyst Lance Vitanza estimated Tribune Publishing's equity value at about $635 million, or less than 10 percent of Tribune Co.'

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Gravity Plays A Key Role In Shaping Sandstone Arches

redOrbit.com  Every artist has their secret and it turns out Mother Nature is no different. According to a new report in Nature Geoscience, the sandstone arches seen in desert areas around the Western US are created with the help of gravity.

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Soldier attacked by grizzly at Alaska military base

Anchorage Daily News  ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A National Guard soldier was mauled by a brown bear on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson while participating in a training exercise Sunday morning, officials said. A base release said the soldier was mauled by a sow defending her cubs — the second such attack in just more than two months on the Anchorage base.

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Detroit suspends water shutoffs for 15 days

Detroit Free Press  DETROIT — The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is suspending its water shutoffs for 15 days starting Monday to give residents another chance to prove they are unable to pay their bills. "In case we have missed someone who has legitimate affordability problems this will allow them to come to us to see if they can work out payments," department spokesman Bill Johnson said.

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Maple Leafs sign defenceman Cody Franson to one-year deal

National Post | Sports  Defenceman Cody Franson has agreed to a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs to avoid arbitration, the team announced Monday. Leafs, worth $1.15B, the only NHL team on Forbes list of most valuable franchises The 26-year-old will earn US$3.3-million next season, according to multiple reports.

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Australia's Woodside Petroleum seeking permission to export LNG from northern B.C.

Financial Post  CALGARY - A unit of Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has joined the liquefied natural gas export fray on Canada's West Coast, adding yet another player to a crowded field analysts have said is poised for a shakeout.

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Obama ignored warnings of illegal child crossings on the border for 2 years: report

The Washington Times  U.S. border patrol agents spent the last two years issuing warnings to the Obama administration about an uptick in the number of illegal minor-aged immigrants crossers, a new report from the University of Texas at El Paso found.

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Cruz's 'Amnesty' Lie Causes Politifact Truth-O-Meter Meltdown

Liberaland  Okay, so we exaggerate. Only slightly. Ted Cruz says Barack Obama has promised amnesty to illegal immigrants. Well, guess what? It's beyond "pants on fire": Cruz, addressing reporters a week before Obama asked Congress for more money and authority to make it easier to deport recent border crossers, said a survey showed that 95 percent of the immigrants were saying "we are coming because we've been promised amnesty."

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Samantha Pynn: Linoleum is once again a top option for kitchen flooring

National Post | Life  Hi Sam, Am I crazy? Linoleum for the kitchen? I'm trying to figure out how to pull together a new kitchen in my 1920s home. I'm not sure if vinyl-lino floors are actually better than the alternatives like ceramic tile or wood.

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UN agency in Gaza under criticism for allegedly handing rockets over to Hamas

National Post  A UN agency is under criticism after it handed over rockets found in a UN-funded school in Gaza to local police who are alleged to report to Hamas. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees condemned the storing of 20 rockets in one of the schools, but instead of turning them over to a neutral party, handed them to the local police force, which was established by Hamas, the <>Times of Israel is reporting.

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Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

ProPublica  Update: A YouPorn.com spokesperson said that the website was "completely unaware that AddThis contained a tracking software that had the potential to jeopardize the privacy of our users." After this article was published, YouPorn removed AddThis technology from its website.

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