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Yankees have experience with winner-take-all scenarios in ALCS

Yankees have experience with winner-take-all scenarios in ALCS

| October 22, 2017
HOUSTON — The Yankees have played in 16 American League Championship Series since the round was introduced in 1969, with their first appearance coming in 1976. They won 11 of their first 15 ALCS visits. The 2017 version is the fifth ALCS that the Yankees have been involved in that has gone the distance. The [...]

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Kelly calls Rep. Wilson an empty barrel in recollection of 2015 FBI ceremony

Kelly calls Rep. Wilson an empty barrel in recollection of 2015 FBI ceremony

| October 22, 2017
(CNN)White House chief of staff John Kelly on Thursday leveled fierce criticism against Rep. Frederica Wilson after the Democratic congresswoman publicly criticized President Donald Trump’s call with the widow of a fallen soldier. But that’s not all Kelly reproached Wilson for during stunning remarks in the White House briefing room on Thursday. Kelly also used [...]

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My wheelchair warrior dad: Film producer tells how his father became the first person paralysed by polio to live …

My wheelchair warrior dad: Film producer tells how his father became the first person paralysed by polio to live …

| October 21, 2017
Travelling with my father, Robin Cavendish, was not straightforward. He had contracted polio in 1958, just before I was born, and was completely paralysed from the neck down. He was entirely dependent on a breathing machine fitted to a wheelchair, built by his great friend and Oxford professor Teddy Hall, which pumped air into his [...]

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Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard knows how hed like the series to end

Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard knows how hed like the series to end

| October 21, 2017
Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard knows how he’d like the series to end Exclusive: the young actor, who plays Mike in the Netflix series, says we can expect a “scary, funny and fun” season 2 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google Plus Share on Reddit Email to a friend [...]

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Cavaliers Derrick Rose: Officially out Saturday

Cavaliers Derrick Rose: Officially out Saturday

| October 21, 2017
Rose (ankle) will not play during Saturday’s game against the Magic. The news doesn’t come as much of a surprise considering he was listed as doubtful Friday night. In his absence, Jose Calderon will likely see significant run at point guard. Iman Shumpert and Dwyane Wade could spend time at the position as well. More [...]

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Bombardiers Belfast workers breathe sigh of relief after Airbus swoops in

Bombardiers Belfast workers breathe sigh of relief after Airbus swoops in

| October 21, 2017
What takes place at Bombardier Aerospace’s factory at Belfast is one of those everyday, patented modern miracles – and one whose success now depends on politics and business machinations continents away. Rolls of carbon fibre are cut, injected with resin and pressure-cooked and cured to form an aircraft wing. This is shipped from Belfast city [...]

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Gabrielle Union book talk brings more than 1000 to Free Library author event

Gabrielle Union book talk brings more than 1000 to Free Library author event

| October 21, 2017
Close 1 of 13 PHOTOS: Gabrielle Union book tour Actress, advocate and author, Gabrielle Union visited Philadelphia Thursday, October 19th at the Parkway Central Library. Union’s Real Life Book Club Tour | We’re Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True brought out hundreds of fans and needed an additional level [...]

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Authors: Gabrielle Union, Valerie Bertinelli sign books in the suburbs

Authors: Gabrielle Union, Valerie Bertinelli sign books in the suburbs

| October 21, 2017
• “All the Rivers” author Dorit Rabinyan discusses her book at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster, Skokie. The public is welcome. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com . AP file photoActress and New York Times best-selling author Valerie Bertinelli signs copies of her new cookbook at The Book Stall in [...]

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Make The Walking Dead Great Again: 5 Ways to Breathe Life Into the AMC Zombie Drama

Make The Walking Dead Great Again: 5 Ways to Breathe Life Into the AMC Zombie Drama

| October 21, 2017
The Walking Dead has shuffled and moaned through seven seasons worth of walkers, psychotic humans, plot twists and shocking, sudden deaths. The season 8 premiere on Sunday (the series’ 100th episode) could mark a new era for Scott Gimple’s zombie drama. Though its ratings declined to a five-year low in season 7,  The Walking Dead is still popular—if a [...]

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Orionid Meteor Shower 2017: What is it and how to watch — Quartz

Orionid Meteor Shower 2017: What is it and how to watch — Quartz

| October 21, 2017
As Halley’s Comet continues its eternal processional through the solar system, it occasionally gives those of us who are Earthbound a pretty good show—and one of them, the Orionid Shower, is taking place this weekend (Oct. 20-21). How to watch the Orionoid meteor shower As the comet passes close to Earth—as it does every 75 [...]

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