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Miguel Sano and Matthew Boyd ejected after Twins vs. Tigers brawl

Andy King/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano and Detroit Tigers pitcher Matthew Boyd were ejected from Saturday's game for their roles in a bench-clearing brawl.It all started in the third inning when Detroit's JaCoby Jones was hit in the face by an 89-m.p.h. fastball from the Twins' Justin Haley that caused his mouth to bleed.Two innings later, Boyd threw a fastball behind Sano, who pointed a finger back at the pitcher. Detroit catcher James McCann intervened, trying to get in front of Sano, who ...

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Bebe plans to close all stores by the end of May

Isaac Brekken/WireImage via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Your shopping mall is losing another store.Bebe is planning on closing all of its stores by the end of May this year, according to a filing made with the Securities and Exchange Commission.The filing said Bebe expects to record a $20 million impairment charge as a result of the closings. On its website, the women's retailer lists 134 stores and 34 outlet stores in the U.S. that are still open.News of the store closings on Friday ...

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'Pure joy,' but concern, too, for family of formerly missing Tenn. student

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The brother of the Tennessee teen allegedly kidnapped by a former teacher says that now that she is finally back with her family, "she's like herself and in ways she's not."Elizabeth Thomas, 15, returned to Tennessee on Friday and is currently in a "safe location with family and friends where she is comfortable and resting," said Jason Whatley, who is representing the Thomas family."We're all excited," her brother James Thomas said. "It's like just pure joy."She was allegedly ...

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Frito-Lay recalls jalapeno-flavored chips over Salmonella concerns

FDA(NEW YORK) -- Some packages of potato chips are being pulled from shelves over Salmonella concerns.Frito-Lay announced Friday it is voluntarily recalling Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips. The snack-maker said it was because of a supplier's recent recall of a seasoning that included jalapeño powder possibly tainted with Salmonella."Although no Salmonella was found in the seasoning supplied to Frito-Lay, the company has decided to recall these products out of an abundance of caution," a ...

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What's at stake in the French election

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- Some 47 million French voters are set to head to the polls on Sunday in what could be one of the most consequential elections France has held in decades.On the ballot are 11 candidates who span the political spectrum; if no single candidate garners a majority of the votes, two will advance to a run-off vote to be held in two weeks.The week leading up to the vote saw President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama wading into the campaign half a ...

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Government funding, health care top agenda as Congress returns before President Trump's 100th day

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Members of Congress will return to Washington next week to confront a government shutdown deadline and a White House eager to notch some legislative victories, especially on health care.The most pressing business is government funding: The House and Senate have until midnight Friday to cut a trillion-dollar spending deal to prevent a partial government shutdown on President Trump's 100th day in office.While bipartisan negotiations continue on Capitol Hill, Trump is driving a hard bargain, insisting on money to begin construction on a border ...

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President Trump awards Purple Heart to wounded service member

Shawn Thew - Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump made his first visit as president to Walter Reed Medical Center on Saturday, awarding the Purple Heart to Army Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos."I heard about this and I wanted to do it myself," the president said before pinning the Purple Heart on Barrientos in a small ceremony at the military hospital facility also known as "The President's Hospital.""Congratulations on behalf of Melania, myself, and the entire nation," the president told Barrientos, with the first lady and ...

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