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Orioles’ Manny Machado directs profanity-filled rant at Red Sox’s Chris Sale
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Orioles’ Manny Machado directs profanity-filled rant at Red Sox’s Chris Sale

Moments after Chris Sale joined Fenway Park fans in a show of respect of Adam Jones, the Boston ace escalated the feud with Baltimore star Manny Machado.

Sale stepped off the mound to let a standing ovation build in the …

How mathematically illiterate Republicans could torpedo the budget agreement
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How mathematically illiterate Republicans could torpedo the budget agreement

Republican Representative from Ohio and House Freedom Caucus Jim Jordan, center, member walks to a Republican conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on March 23, 2017. (Michael Reynolds / EPA)

When congressional negotiators reached a budget agreement late …

Brooklyn man granted hearing in 1993 murder case tainted by ex-NYPD cop Louis Scarcella
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Brooklyn man granted hearing in 1993 murder case tainted by ex-NYPD cop Louis Scarcella

Former NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella at State Supreme Court in Brooklyn.

A man imprisoned for a murder he says he didn’t commit is getting a chance at vindication.

Brooklyn prosecutors agreed to conduct a hearing for Shawn Williams, who’s spent …

The Architect of Marriage Equality on Why the Freedom to Marry Is Going Global
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The Architect of Marriage Equality on Why the Freedom to Marry Is Going Global

Evan Wolfson working with Taiwanese marriage equality advocates.

On Wednesday, Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled that laws prohibiting marriage between two people of the same sex violate constitutional guarantees of equality. The court ordered parliament to amend the civil code within …

Windows 10 S is a gamble on the future of desktop apps
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Windows 10 S is a gamble on the future of desktop apps

So what is Windows 10 S? Is it the perfect OS for school kids and teachers, or is it the OS that will make Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop shine? Can it be both?

If you don’t have 105 minutes to …

Colm Meaney on playing Martin McGuinness: ‘He was one of history’s great demagogues’
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Colm Meaney on playing Martin McGuinness: ‘He was one of history’s great demagogues’

As a Dubliner who has lived in Los Angeles for three decades, Colm Meaney says he always keeps an eye out for Irish scripts – but he confesses to a slight feeling of dread when one lands on his doormat. …

Liberal Writers Say Asking Questions Is the New Climate Change ‘Denial’
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Liberal Writers Say Asking Questions Is the New Climate Change ‘Denial’

Protesters carry signs during the Peoples Climate March at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Liberal writers have predictably claimed conservative columnist Bret Stephens’s first column for The New York Times is a form of …

MS-13 gang members charged in machete attack in New York, police say
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MS-13 gang members charged in machete attack in New York, police say

Fidel Hernandez, Jose Hernandez, and Miguel Arguenta. (Nassau County Police Department)

Authorities in New York announced Wednesday that three members of the MS-13 gang have been charged with attempted murder in an attack over the weekend involving a machete.

Nassau …

Documentary review: Jeremiah Tower, forgotten genius behind California cuisine
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Documentary review: Jeremiah Tower, forgotten genius behind California cuisine

That chef Jeremiah Tower — not Alice Waters — was the creator of California cuisine, then the architect of his own series of downfalls, left largely forgotten, sounds like the stuff of myth. But the documentary “Jeremiah Tower: The Last …

156 golfers tee off. Trump wins.
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156 golfers tee off. Trump wins.

Is President Trump good for the golf industry?

President Trump’s golf club outside Washington will host the Senior PGA Championship this weekend, and the honor doesn’t come cheap: The Trump Organization spent millions getting the course ready.

But the president …