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Yankees Brace for the Return of Alex Rodriguez

Yankees Brace for the Return of Alex Rodriguez

Mike Stobe/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- While the New York Yankees just lost shortstop Derek Jeter to retirement, they'll be getting back third baseman Alex Rodriguez.

A-Rod will be removed from the restricted list at the end of the World Series after his year-long suspension because of his role in the Biogenesis scandal.

Still, Yankees manager Joe Girardi isn't sure how much play they can get out...

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Ark. Real Estate Agent Targeted Because She Was 'Woman that Worked Alone'

Ark. Real Estate Agent Targeted Because She Was 'Woman that Worked Alone'

Pulaski County Sherrif's Office(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- The man accused of kidnapping and killing Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter said Tuesday she was targeted because she was "a woman that worked alone."

Aaron Lewis, an ex-con, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of capital murder, robbery and kidnapping in connection with Carter's death. He is being held on $1 million bail.

Lewis, 33,...

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New Afghan President Tore Page Straight from Obama-Like Playbook

New Afghan President Tore Page Straight from Obama-Like Playbook

Zoonar/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The road to a new Afghan government has been paved with confusion over election results, accusations of fraud and the shape of a new unity coalition. But for newly inaugurated President Ashraf Ghani, his campaign strategy was just the opposite, largely mimicking those of successful Western politicians like President Obama, Ghanis social media guru and longtime ad...

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Deep-Fried Candy Bars May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Deep-Fried Candy Bars May Be Hazardous to Your Health

iStock/Thinkstock(GLASGOW, Scotland) -- Candy is dandy but deep-fried candy bars are really tasty.

The problem, according to a report in the Scottish Medical Journal, is that these sugary and fatty confections normally sold at state fairs could put you in serious medical jeopardy.

In fact, the researchers from Glasgow say that a deep-fried Mars bar may increase the risk of a sudden stroke by slow...

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Under New Leadership, PayPal to Split from eBay

Under New Leadership, PayPal to Split from eBay

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- PayPal and eBay are separating to become two independent, publicly-traded companies. An eBay announcement Tuesday said the breakup, to be completed in the second half of 2015, is the "best path for growth and shareholder value creation for each business."

Dan Schulman, a former executive at American Express, will take over the new, independent Pay...

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Seven Questions for Secret Service Director Julia Pierson After WH Intrusion

Seven Questions for Secret Service Director Julia Pierson After WH Intrusion

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- On the heels of the Washington Posts revelation that the armed man who scaled the White House fence earlier this month not only entered the executive mansion but bolted past a guard and into the East Room, the Secret Service has come under fire once again.

According to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, President Obama was obviously concerned about the ...

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  • Warwick Mans Plane Crashes In CT

    A Warwick man was involved in a small plane crash in Connecticut over the weekend. Anthony Vespia of Warwick, was the pilot of the ultralight plane that crashed after the engine stalled. Vespia was...Read More

  • New Ordinance Hurts The Boating Business

    Some Newport businesses that cater to the boating industry are claiming that a revised waterfront ordinance passed by the council earlier this year is hurting their business. The ordinance put a 14...Read More

  • Casino Debate Tonight

    There will be a public debate on the casino ballot questions this Thursday night at 6pm in the Rogers High School Auditorium.  The debate will feature casino proponent and URI Professor, Edwar...Read More

  • Area Attorneys General Meet In RI

    Several states attorneys general are meeting in Rhode Island to discuss the problem of sexual assault on college campuses.  The eastern region of the National Association of Attorneys General ...Read More

  • No West Nile Found In State

    It appears that West Nile Virus activity is on the decline in Rhode Island.  State environmental officials say the latest round of mosquito trapping and testing shows no West Nile or Eastern E...Read More

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