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A cyclist pedals through the morning smog a day after Diwali festival, in New Delhi, India, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 - about 9 million - could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure, according to a major study released Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 in The Lancet medical journal. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
October 20, 2017 - 6:23 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. IMPACTING THE POCKETBOOK After approving the president's $4 trillion budget plan, GOP senators begin efforts to enact the first tax overhaul in three decades by the end of the year. 2. CHIEF...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 file photo, former Minnesota Twins manager and present an Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ron Gardenhire visits with the media in the visitor's dugout prior to a baseball game between the two teams in Minneapolis. A person with knowledge of the discussions says the Detroit Tigers are in talks to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 because no announcement had been made.(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
October 19, 2017 - 11:02 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers were in talks Thursday to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. Gardenhire was the bench coach this season for the Arizona...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 file photo, former Minnesota Twins manager and present an Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ron Gardenhire visits with the media in the visitor's dugout prior to a baseball game between the two teams in Minneapolis. A person with knowledge of the discussions says the Detroit Tigers are in talks to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 because no announcement had been made.(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
October 19, 2017 - 10:10 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers were in talks Thursday to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. Gardenhire was the bench coach this season for the Arizona...
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October 19, 2017 - 8:59 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A person with knowledge of the discussions says the Detroit Tigers are in talks to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because no announcement had been made. Gardenhire was the bench coach this season for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He...
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Houston Astros' Justin Verlander watches from the dugout during the eighth inning of Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
October 19, 2017 - 7:48 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander agreed to that last-second trade to the Houston Astros with hopes of another World Series, and has since won all eight games he has pitched. Eight is not enough. The Astros have to win Verlander's ninth game — or their season will end short of that goal. "Obviously...
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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi watches batting practice before Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
October 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Joe Girardi says the New York Yankees would have preferred not having a day off Thursday after winning three straight home games to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. Houston manager A.J. Hinch certainly has no sympathy because his team knows that feeling. The Astros won...
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Houston Astros' Justin Verlander watches from the dugout during the eighth inning of Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
October 19, 2017 - 6:04 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander agreed to that last-minute trade to the Houston Astros with hopes of another World Series, and has since won all eight games he has pitched. Eight is not enough. The Astros have to win Verlander's ninth game — or their season will end short of that goal. "Obviously...
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President Donald Trump, right, sitting next to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., left, speaks during a meeting with members of the Senate Finance Committee and members of the President's economic team in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 19, 2017 - 6:20 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TOURISTS NOW QUESTIONING INVISIBLE ATTACKS IN CUBA Chris Allen, visiting Havana from South Carolina, tells the AP exclusively he had similar neurological symptoms as a U.S. government worker...
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President Donald Trump, right, sitting next to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., left, speaks during a meeting with members of the Senate Finance Committee and members of the President's economic team in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 19, 2017 - 6:06 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TOURISTS NOW QUESTIONING INVISIBLE ATTACKS IN CUBA Chris Allen, visiting Havana from South Carolina, tells the AP exclusively he had similar neurological symptoms as a U.S. government worker...
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Fans celebrates after Game 4 of baseball's National League Championship Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Chicago. The Cubs won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
October 19, 2017 - 2:43 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ ANOTHER DAY The Cubs finally broke through for a win against the Dodgers in their NL Championship Series, but now they have to contend with ace Clayton Kershaw in Game 5. Kershaw limited Chicago to two runs over five innings in Game 1, a 5...
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