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These Yankees and Cubs are destined to meet in a World Series

5:02 AM ET CHICAGO — Oh, it is going to happen. It might not be in 2017 or 2018, for that matter, but it is going to happen. The New York Yankees will be back here at Wrigley Field, and it will be just as bitterly cold as it was this entire weekend. However, instead of early May, it will be late October or early November. The Yankees and the Chicago Cubs are destined to meet in a World Series. If it is as good as Sunday-night-stretched-into-Monday-morning’s game — an ...

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Trump vows premiums will fall, but these Obamacare insurers want big hikes for 2018

House passes bill to replace Obamacare President Trump may promise that health insurance will get cheaper, but that’s not stopping insurers from asking for big premium hikes for next year. Insurers are starting to file their 2018 rate requests with state regulators, and the initial results aren’t pretty. Maryland and Virginia just released what carriers want to charge consumers on the states’ Obamacare exchanges. It’s still early in the process, and regulators likely won’t approve increases as large as the companies are requesting. But the filings show that some carriers ...

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These 10 states could lose big as Trump revamps NAFTA

NAFTA explained Republican senators are warning President Trump: Be very careful on NAFTA. Trump was ready to rip up the 23-year-old free trade deal with Canada and Mexico last week before phone calls with his counterparts from the two countries, a slew of leaders and advisers from Congress, and his own cabinet intervened to calm the president down. Now Trump says he’ll “renegotiate” instead. GOP leaders are still worried. “It goes without saying that free trade has been a cornerstone of the economy in Texas,” Senator John Cornyn of Texas, ...

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Clamp down on visas for doctors could hurt these parts of the U.S.

How Trump’s travel ban hits this South Dakota doctor Limiting the number of foreign doctors who can get visas to practice in the United States could have a significant impact on certain hospitals and states that rely on them, according to a new study. The research, published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week, found that more than 2,100 U.S. employers were certified to fill nearly 10,500 physician jobs through H-1B visas nationwide, in 2016. That represents 1.4% of the physician workforce overall. There were wide ...

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Sony Bringing These Games And More On Tour This Summer Across The US

Sony is bringing back its “Road to Greatness” event, which sees the company fill a tractor trailer with PlayStation games and more for a nationwide tour. The tour kicks off this weekend (April 21-23) at the Silicon Valley Comic-Con, with other stops including Sun Fest (May 3-7) in West Palm Beach, Florida; Summefest (June 29-July 2) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; the MLB All-Star Game Fan Fest (July 7-11) in Miami, Florida; and the GameStop Expo (August 27) in Las Vegas, Nevada, just to name a few. You can see the full ...

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Blizzard Launches High-End Collectibles Store, Includes These Overwatch and Warcraft Statues

Gaming giant Blizzard today announced Blizzard Collectibles, a new product range of “premium” items such as statues, replicas, and artwork based on Blizzard games and designed by the company. The first products in the Blizzard Collectibles line include statues of Overwatch characters Tracer and Reaper, as well as statues of Grommash Hellscream and Illidan Stormrage from Warcraft. One of the upcoming products is an Overwatch Widowmaker statue, which is 13.5 inches tall. The Overwatch statues are priced at $ 150 each and they’re all available now except for Widowmaker, which ...

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Business or pleasure? Rent these luxury hotel rooms for an afternoon

5 stunning stats about Airbnb Need a place to crash for a few hours? Or a comfortable spot to host a business meeting? How about a quick luxury escape? Top hotels in major cities around the world are offering daytime room rentals at cut-rate prices through tech startup DayUse.com. Marriott(MAR) and the French hotel group Accor(ACCYY) have signed up with the service. The most recent deal — with Hilton(HLT) — was inked in late February. The website allows customers to rent a room for a few hours during the day ...

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Ellen DeGeneres and Walmart give these students the ultimate prize

Students from the Summit Academy charter school in Brooklyn celebrate with Ellen DeGeneres after receiving a university scholarship prize. Nyasha Biggs, 17, wasn’t sure what to expect when she and the rest of her high school class were flown to Los Angeles to appear on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show.” “I knew she was going to give us something, but I wasn’t sure what it would be,” Biggs told CNN. The big surprise? A full ride to college. Biggs and the other 41 students from her senior class at the Summit ...

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Visa crackdown puts these rural doctors at risk

How Trump’s travel ban hits this South Dakota doctor At his pediatrics practice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Dr. Alaa Al Nofal sees up to 10 patients a day. He’s known some of them since they were born. Others, he still treats after they’ve graduated from high school. “I treat these children for Type 1 diabetes, thyroid problems, thyroid cancer, puberty disorders and adrenal gland diseases,” he said. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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The Keck Observatory just delivered these exoplanet beauty shots by redirecting starlight into the eye of an optical storm

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Keck Observatory just released a batch of new images of nascent planetary systems, captured with their shiny new vortex coronagraph. The post The Keck Observatory just delivered these exoplanet beauty shots by redirecting starlight into the eye of an optical storm appeared first on ExtremeTech. ExtremeTechExtremeTech

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