Congress strikes deal on Russian Federation sanctions, despite Trump objection
United States lawmakers reach deal on Russian Federation sanctions bill, creating limits for Trump
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Congress agrees on Russian Federation sanctions, setting up showdown with Trump
Twins 4, Astros 2: Reliable Rogers Escapes Bases-Loaded Jam
17 July 2017, 12:54 | Darnell Patrick
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Santana got a lot of help from his defense as Joe Mauer made a couple of nice plays in his first game back from the DL and Miguel Sano made an outstanding, run-saving catch in the fourth inning.
The Twins will look for more from Dozier when they take on the host Houston Astros on Sunday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
The teams will finish the three-game series Sunday afternoon at 1:10 p.m. Mike Fiers (5-4 3.84) will start against the Twins Kyle Gibson (5-7 6.31).
In 10 starts since being called back up from Rochester, Gibson has a 5.40 ERA, has given up 10 homers and has 35 strikeouts against 25 walks. His last start before the break saw him give up seven runs in just four innings to the Orioles.
Marathon men Kubot and Melo win Wimbledon doubles crown
Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina beat the Wimbledon curfew with a resounding victory in the women's doubles final. The match lasted 4 hours, 40 minutes, only 21 minutes shorter than the longest men's doubles final in history.
1 Walk for the Twins, their fewest since June 29. He has allowed just 40 earned runs in 93.2 innings of work.
8 Career double-digit strikeout games for Fiers. Houston is now 61-30 overall and 28-19 at home while Minnesota is 46-44 overall and 26-16 on the road.
Ervin Santana (11-6) pitched 6 innings giving up 2 earned runs, 5 hits and striking out 3. His leadoff homer set the stage for Minnesota's 4-2 win Saturday night, which snapped the club's three-game slide and its seven-game losing streak against the Astros. Eddie Rosario also had two hits and drove in two runs in the win. Jose Altuve hit his 14th homerun of the season for Houston in the 3rd inning. Fiers should be just fine at home.
Sen. Warner introduces changes to the Affordable Care Act
That means just one more GOP senator coming out against the motion to proceed would stop the bill , as written, in its tracks. And it eliminates Obamacare's requirement that commercial insurance policies cover essential benefits, like maternity care.
Erdogan: Turkey does not need the EU
Turkish authorities pinned the blame for the coup attempt on Gulen nearly immediately after last year's dramatic events. Moreover, a restored death penalty could not be imposed retroactively on people convicted for taking part in the coup .
Israel says to reopen Al Aqsa Mosque on Sunday
More than 300 Palestinians have lost their lives at the hands of Israeli forces since October 2015, when the tensions intensified. Jaffa Gate, heavily used by tourists and near the Old City's Jewish Quarter, was open but with a heavy police presence.
Iran Sentences US National to Jail for 'Spying'
An Iranian court sentenced a Chinese-American student to a decade behind bars on charges of spying for the United States . Wang was arrested in July 2016 as he was trying to leave Iran "after he became nervous about his situation", Mizan said.
Collins: GOP bill would affect 'most vulnerable'
Doctors from the Mayo Clinic said the senator's surgery was successful and he is resting comfortably at his home in Arizona. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Susan Collins (R-ME) now oppose the BCRA; the bill would likely fail in Sen.