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Ichiro gets 3000th career hit against Rockies

After being swept in Colorado, Miami found itself in a precarious spot in the Wild Card standings. 2444-The number of singles in Ichiro's 3,000 hits. When Ichiro Suzuki first came to America, some doubted that the baseball player could hit the big leaguers' pitches. He waved his helmet to acknowledge the cheers at Coors Field.

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Trump says his Obama as ISIS founder comment 'sarcasm'

Could Trump have thought he was engaging in something that is instead called "hyperbole?" He even stuck to his guns when he was given the chance to clarify the remark by conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt Thursday. The fact checkers are having a field day with this one. The reviews were unanimous. "These are the founders of ISIS because of bad judgment". So who did found the so-called Islamic State? The terrorist group, in its current form, was officially founded by the group's ...

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Ellicott City Woman Reunited With Man Who Rescued Her During Dramatic Flood

Residents can register at Saint Peter's Episcopal Church today (Wednesday) to be escorted to their homes by safety personnel. Some of the worst destruction was on historic Main Street, a sloping artery that was transformed into a white water river at the height of a storm , which dumped nearly 6 inches of rain fell in two hours on Saturday night.

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Washington Monument elevator gets stuck again

The National Park Service says in a statement the monument opened briefly Sunday morning before the elevator got stuck at the 490 feet level. He said two employees and a park service volunteer were in the elevator at the time. The elevator has been shut down 24 times since the Washington Monument reopened in May 2014 following repairs for natural disaster damage in 2011. Park Service said the elevator shut down because of computer problems in its control system.

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2 wildfires in California send residents fleeing from homes

As officials got word that crews were being released, they were notified that a strike team had been requested to help battle a fire south of Lake Nacimiento in San Luis Obispo County, Macklin said. More evacuation orders have been issued as the wildfire grows in Northern Ca. The fire was throwing embers and spreading rapidly because of parched conditions brought on by the state's historic drought, officials said.

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Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in Florida

Between the conventions, Trump took a 3-point lead (this was after the GOP convention, which came first). The convention also provided the Clinton campaign with a signature moment, the sight of Khizr Khan holding up a copy of the US Constitution.