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Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she intends to accept the recommendation by career investigators and prosecutors at the FBI and Justice Department in the case involving the handling of sensitive information stored on Hillary Clinton’s personal email server.

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Sam Mellinger tries to make sense of the Royals' historic home-road split

The Royals are on pace for more than 50 wins at home, and 50 losses on the road. Sam Mellinger tries to make sense of it.
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