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Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg looks to continue dominance of Miami Marlins

Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg looks to continue dominance of Miami Marlins

Sports
MIAMI -- The Washington Nationals will bring some star power when they visit the Miami Marlins on Thursday for the start of a four-game series. Six-time All-Star and 2015 National League Most Valuable Player Bryce Harper, who tied for the NL lead with his 25th homer in Wednesday's 7-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers, figures to be in center field. Three-time All-Star and 2014 NL strikeout leader Stephen Strasburg, who is 7-0 with a 1.13 ERA in his past seven starts against the Marlins, is scheduled to be the starting pitcher. Harper was the first pick in the 2010 major league draft, and Strasburg went No. 1 overall in '09. They both bring a certain swagger to Marlins Park. Yet the Nationals, who won the NL East in each of the past two years, will enter Marlins Park on Thursday with a ...
Open Banking 'revolution' to challenge banks' dominance

Open Banking 'revolution' to challenge banks' dominance

Business
A fundamental change to the way people can bank, manage and spend their money in the digital world is under way.A change in the law and the start of the Open Banking system means people can allow businesses, other than their bank, to access their financial data.Organisers say this has the potential for consumers to get better deals, such as cheaper overdrafts, and to speed up the switching process.But warnings over fraud risks have already been issued.As part of the same legislation, surcharges for payments made by credit card, debit card, or other payment systems such as PayPal will be banned.How it worksTraditionally, banks have held all our information about our past transactions and spending habits.A change in UK law now means that banks and building societies must allow regulated busi...
Kansas City Chiefs continue fourth-quarter dominance vs. Washington Redskins

Kansas City Chiefs continue fourth-quarter dominance vs. Washington Redskins

Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs stand as the NFL's last unbeaten team, moving to 4-0 following their 29-20 win over the Washington Redskins Monday night, fueled by yet another fourth-quarter rally. Head coach Andy Reid said that's the identify of his team, a mix of veteran leaders who have seen almost everything and confident young players who have quickly earned the trust of their brethren. "They'll battle you," Reid said Tuesday. "And that's a nice thing to have, one of those intangible things that you appreciate it. They trust each other enough to think they're always in the game." The Chiefs lead the NFL with 54 points in the fourth quarter, accounting for 44 percent of their offensive points. The team ranks tied for seventh in fourth-quarter scoring defense, allowing just 1...