Scott Miller’s 2019 MLB Predictions for Every Team – Bleacher Report
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Scott Miller’s 2019 MLB Predictions for Every Team – Bleacher Report

David J. Phillip/Associated Press Welcome to Opening Day, a sacred Day of such vast importance that it always deserves full capitalization. Because with it comes not only a fresh start, a blank slate and a daily schedule, but also a significant promise: summer. Last day of school. Five of the most glorious words in existence. […]

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First living HIV-positive donor provides kidney for transplant in medical breakthrough – The Washington Post
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First living HIV-positive donor provides kidney for transplant in medical breakthrough – The Washington Post

Surgeons at the Johns Hopkins Hospital have transplanted a kidney from a living HIV-positive donor to an HIV-positive recipient, a medical breakthrough they hope will expand the pool of available organs and help change perceptions of HIV. The donor, 35-year-old Nina Martinez, and the recipient, who chose to remain anonymous, are recovering in the hospital […]

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U.S. Q4 GDP Growth Revised Down as Economy Loses Steam – Investing.com
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U.S. Q4 GDP Growth Revised Down as Economy Loses Steam – Investing.com

© Reuters. Investing.com – The U.S. economy grew less than thought in the fourth quarter, according to data published on Thursday that underlined the ongoing slowdown that has extended into 2019. The third estimate of fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) showed that the economy grew at an annual rate of , downwardly revised from a […]

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Trump administration sues Facebook over ‘discriminatory’ housing advertising practices – CNBC
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Trump administration sues Facebook over ‘discriminatory’ housing advertising practices – CNBC

The Trump administration charged Facebook on Thursday with “discrimination” in its advertising practices for housing.

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Spotify is testing a cheaper Premium subscription for two people – Engadget
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Spotify is testing a cheaper Premium subscription for two people – Engadget

Premium Duo is essentially cheaper than buying two separate Premium accounts for €9.99 ($9.99 in the US) each per month or a family plan for five accounts for €14.99 per month. The big caveat, however, is you have to be living with someone to access it. That makes it ideal for flatmates and couples, though […]

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Southwest Airlines says Boeing’s 737 Max grounding are hurting sales – CNN
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Southwest Airlines says Boeing’s 737 Max grounding are hurting sales – CNN

New York (CNN Business)Southwest Airlines warned that the 737 Max groundings are hurting its ticket sales. But Southwest’s problems extend beyond Boeing. The airline warned investors Wednesday that it has canceled 9,400 flights because of weather and its dispute with mechanics in addition to Boeing’s grounding of the 737 Max airplane. Southwest said the number […]

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Second elephant in a week dies of herpesvirus at Indianapolis Zoo – Fox News
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Second elephant in a week dies of herpesvirus at Indianapolis Zoo – Fox News

Kalina, an 8-year-old African elephant, died Tuesday from a type of herpesvirus, one week after another young elephant at the zoo died of the same type of virus. (Indianapolis Zoo) A young African elephant died at the Indianapolis Zoo on Tuesday of an incurable type of herpesvirus, becoming the zoo’s second young elephant to die […]

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Russia defends Venezuela troop deployment to back up Nicolas Maduro after Mike Pompeo’s warning – CBS News
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Russia defends Venezuela troop deployment to back up Nicolas Maduro after Mike Pompeo’s warning – CBS News

Venezuelan opposition seizes 3 offices in U.S. Moscow — Russia’s Foreign Ministry has said Russian military personnel who arrived in Venezuela over the weekend have every right to be there. The rift between Russia and the United States over how to resolve the crisis in Venezuela widened following the weekend arrival of the Russian personnel, […]

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Automakers go big, Costly natural disasters; Figuring out Brexit – CNN
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Automakers go big, Costly natural disasters; Figuring out Brexit – CNN

London (CNN Business)1. Automakers go big: Renault (RNLSY) plans to restart merger talks with Nissan (NSANF) within 12 months, the Financial Times reported Wednesday. Once that’s done, the French carmaker will look to buy Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), the report added. A spokeswoman for Renault declined to comment on the report. She added that the current […]

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Health insurer Centene to buy smaller rival WellCare for $15.27 billion – CNBC
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Health insurer Centene to buy smaller rival WellCare for $15.27 billion – CNBC

U.S. health insurer Centene confirmed on Wednesday that it would buy WellCare Health Plans in a cash-and-stock deal to bulk up its government-backed health-care business, valuing its smaller rival at $15.27 billion. Reuters had reported on Tuesday that the companies were in advanced talks over a deal. Shares of WellCare jumped 23 percent and were […]

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