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- Walker has complete game one-hitter in Seattle win
(The Sports Xchange) - Taijuan Walker threw a complete-game one-hitter for the Seattle Mariners in a 6-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday.
- Pirates 5, Reds 4
CINCINNATI -- Andrew McCutchen homered and shortstop Jung Ho Kang doubled three times and scored twice, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a thrilling 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
- Phillies top Braves to continue post-break surge
PHILADELPHIA -- With one of the best pitchers in franchise history out the door, the Philadelphia Phillies' focus is squarely on the future.
- China media says Beijing can handle any problem for Winter Games
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state-run media on Saturday lauded the decision to award Beijing the 2022 Winter Olympics, saying the city could handle any problem thrown at it and would aim to put on a "big party".
- UPDATE 2-S.Korea July exports fall, outlook on China grows gloomier
* Slowing China, fresh commodities selloff darken outlook (Updates throughout with analysts' quotes, details)
- Olympics-China media says Beijing can handle any problem for Winter Games
BEIJING, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Chinese state-run media on Saturday lauded the decision to award Beijing the 2022 Winter Olympics, saying the city could handle any problem thrown at it and would aim to put on a "big party".
- Exclusive: Donald Trump's companies have sought visas to import at least 1,100 workers
By Mica Rosenberg, Ryan McNeill, Megan Twohey and Michelle Conlin
- Minister intervenes to give Chinese artist Ai Weiwei full UK visa
LONDON (Reuters) - British Home Secretary Theresa May has intervened to reverse a decision by her officials and grant dissident Chinese artist and free speech advocate Ai Weiwei a full six-month visa to enter Britain, her government department said on Friday.
- Despite $7 billion to ‘Power Africa,’ why the continent is still in the dark
(Reuters) - When President Barack Obama made his first presidential visit to Kenya over the weekend, he visited not just his ancestral home, but one of the target countries in his $7 billion signature foreign aid initiative, Power Africa.
- UPDATE 1-Bin Laden relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash in Britain
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - A private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain's Hampshire police service said, and Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.
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