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Source: Common Domain

Dodgers can't sweep Nationals after Ryan Zimmerman's three-run homer changes the game

Tuesday 03:22 GMT

The evening unraveled in an instant, the chance for a sweep disappearing in the vapor trail of Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman’s game-changing home run.

On Saturday, the day before the Dodgers faced Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg in a series finale, manager Dave Roberts met with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Source: The Guradian

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy in the US and Canada

Wednesday 07:00 GMT

Toys R Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after running up $5bn (£3.7bn) of debts and struggling to compete in the age of internet shopping.

The toy group said that as part of its proceedings it had sought approval to continue paying staff wages and benefits, honour customer programmes, and pay suppliers as usual.

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Source: Common Domain

Why retirement can be a dangerous time

Thursday 17:18 GMT

Preparing to transition into retirement should begin about a year before retirement, where finances are settled and people begin thinking about the next phase of their lives, said Dave Grant, a financial adviser at Retirement Matters in Barrington, Ill.

“It is precisely this type of contingency planning in which individuals must engage in order to make the best retirement decision for themselves and their families,” the report’s author, Melissa Knoll, a research analyst with the Office of Retirement Policy, wrote.

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Source: Global News

Should Canada’s East Coast start bracing for stronger hurricanes?

Thursday 18:11 GMT

“We have 13 hurricanes in the Atlantic basin so far this year,” Environment Canada’s senior climatologist, Dave Phillips said.

READ MORE: Pope Francis says hurricanes are a clear consequence of climate change. “Hurricanes are not that frequent, so it’s hard to know if they are acting weird, wild or wacky,” he said.

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Source: Common Domain

The Morning Ledger: SEC Discloses Edgar System Was Hacked In 2016

Friday 10:54 GMT

The SEC said it was investigating the source of the hack, which exploited a software vulnerability in a part of the agency’s Edgar system, a comprehensive database of filings made by thousands of public companies and other financial firms regulated by the agency.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission — the country’s top market regulator — said Wednesday that hackers gained access to its electronic system for public-company filings last year and may have traded on the information, writes WSJ’s Dave Michaels.

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Source: New York Times

Bernie Casey, Who Glided From Football to Hollywood, Dies at 78

Friday 23:41 GMT

Bernie Casey, an accomplished National Football League receiver who successfully painted and acted in dozens of films, including “Revenge of the Nerds,” “Brian’s Song” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” died on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

Writing in The New York Times, the columnist Dave Anderson praised Mr. Casey for capturing the agonizing effort required by Mr. Stokes to lift a spoon and recalled a conversation he had with Mr. Casey late in his football career.

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Source: Common Domain

The Morning Ledger: SEC Breach Disclosure Draws Criticism and Internal Investigation

Saturday 03:20 GMT

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s disclosure that its Edgar system was breached in 2016 drew swift response from senior officials who were unaware for months of the incident, and criticism for both its timing and lack of detail, write Tatyana Shumsky, Dave Michaels and Jean Eaglesham.? . The SEC Inspector General’s office is investigating the source of the hack and whether any illegal trading occurred as a result of the breach, said Raphael Kozolchyk, a spokesman for the office, late Thursday.

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Source: Common Domain

It's a little too soon for the Dodgers to feel all bubbly

Sunday 09:56 GMT

The locker room Dave Roberts stepped into Friday night wasn’t the same place he walked through before the Dodgers’ 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants.

The celebratory scene was nowhere near as festive as it was when the Dodgers secured division titles in previous seasons. The Dodgers were the champions of the National League West for the fifth consecutive season.

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Source: The Guradian

Dave Eggers: 'As the hurricane bore down, Trump tweeted his excitement'

Sunday 09:56 GMT

As the storm bore down on Florida, Trump tweeted his excitement about its scale: “Hurricane Irma is of epic proportion, perhaps bigger than we have ever seen.” In another tweet, he wrote, “Hurricane looks like largest ever recorded in the Atlantic!”

It had been 12 years, since Katrina, that an Atlantic hurricane of this strength had made landfall on the American mainland. On 17 August, meteorologists were watching storm formations in the Atlantic.

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Source: Common Domain

Kershaw wins 18th, Grandal powers Dodgers past Giants 3-1

Today 04:16 GMT

Clayton Kershaw became the first 18-game winner in the majors, pitching eight stingy innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Sunday.

Moments after the final out, Cleveland ace Corey Kluber also earned his 18th win to take over sole possession of the American League lead.


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