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Mets promote Tim Tebow to advanced minor league team

Mets promote Tim Tebow to advanced minor league team

Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tim Tebow is getting a promotion.The New York Mets boosted the former football star from low-A ball with the Columbia Fireflies to St. Lucie of the Class A-Advanced League.With the Fireflies, he was batting .222 with 3 home runs; 23 RBIs; a .311 on-base percentage; and a .340 slugging percentage, with 69 strikeouts and 23 walks in 212 at-bats.The 29-year-old signed with the Mets in September. Before that, he won the Heisman Trophy with the Florida Gators in 2007.Copyright © ...

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No Ramadan celebration at White House, though Trump said during campaign he was open to it

No Ramadan celebration at White House, though Trump said during campaign he was open to it

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- For the first time in nearly 20 years, the White House did not host a dinner celebrating the end of Ramadan, a Muslim religious holiday.Hosting an iftar dinner to mark the end of Ramadan fasting is a tradition that started in the Clinton years and was continued by former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.Last year, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump told ABC News' Jonathan Karl in an interview that he would be open to continuing that tradition.“It wouldn’t bother me,” Trump said. ...

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Toddler with rare genetic disorder isn’t letting his stroller hold him back

Toddler with rare genetic disorder isn't letting his stroller hold him back

iStock/Thinkstock(GULFPORT, Miss.) -- A 1-year-old boy diagnosed at birth with a rare genetic disorder isn't letting that -- or his stroller -- hold him back.Josiah Washington can be seen in two videos that have gone viral walking out of his stroller as he tries to get his hands on toys at a local toy store in Gulfport, Mississippi.The videos on Facebook have garnered more than 8 million views.In the clips, Washington's parents laugh as they try to get him to step away from his prized ...

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FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney shares five things infrequent fliers need to know

FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney shares five things infrequent fliers need to know

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Flying can be costly, especially for those who don't do it often. FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney sat down with ABC News to tell us what infrequent fliers need to know before they book a flight.Here's what he had to say:Some people fly frequently for work, but more of us are what you could call leisure travelers who might fly one summer, drive the next.Traveling by plane only sporadically can leave gaps in our knowledge because the air-travel industry changes its rules and ...

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Police standoff in Pennsylvania ends in apparent murder-suicide

Police standoff in Pennsylvania ends in apparent murder-suicide

iStock/Thinkstock(ALLENTOWN, Pa.) -- A man and a woman wanted for parole violation barricaded themselves inside a Pennsylvania home after allegedly firing shots at police, and later died in an apparent murder-suicide on Saturday.The couple was being pursued after allegedly firing at police shortly before noon on Saturday. Following that incident, the man and woman fled and then barricaded themselves inside the attic of a home in Upper Saucon Township, according to authorities.Police approached the home where they were hiding out and heard three gunshots that ...

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Adviser: Trump is ‘leaving open the possibility’ conversations with Comey were taped

Adviser: Trump is 'leaving open the possibility' conversations with Comey were taped

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump is "leaving open the possibility" that his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey were taped, presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway said.Conway's comments in an interview with ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on Sunday came two days after the president announced on Twitter that he had not personally taped his conversations with Comey.In a pair of tweets on Thursday, Trump wrote: "With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have no ...

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Kellyanne Conway declines comment on potential Supreme Court retirement

Kellyanne Conway declines comment on potential Supreme Court retirement

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Amid speculation that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy may announce his retirement, presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway declined to say whether President Trump or the White House has heard from the justice about his plans.“I will never reveal a conversation between a sitting justice and the president or the White House,” Conway told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos on This Week Sunday.The Supreme Court’s last day before summer recess is Monday, and there is speculation that any news out of the high court could ...

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YTMT Logo It’s time for Republicans to get on board.

For reasons that are becoming harder to understand with each passing week, the GOP majorities in both houses of Congress can’t bring themselves to act like the majority.

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UT Health Logo Adult ADHD: Is it Real?

We commonly associated ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – with children. But it’s a problem that can afflict adults as well. Adult sufferers of ADHD often find it difficult to perform in the workplace and to maintain healthy relationships with family and friends.
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