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Watch: Jose Altuve hits walk-off homer vs. Yankees, sends Astros to World Series

Watch: Jose Altuve hits walk-off homer vs. Yankees, sends Astros to World Series

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Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Jose Altuve belted a two-run homer off New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning of Game 6 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday, sending the Houston Astros to the World Series. Altuve was named ALCS MVP for his performance. Houston hosts the Washington Nationals in Game 1 of the World Series at 8:08 p.m. EDT Tuesday. The Astros used stellar defense and an early home run to take control of the game at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Yankees first baseman D.J. LeMahieu tied the score at 4-4 in the top of the ninth frame before Altuve gave the Astros a 6-4 victory with a 406-foot bomb to left field. "In the at-bat, I just wanted to get a good pitch to hit," Altuve told Fox Sports. "I wanted to be on time for the fastball but I was looking fo...
KSI vows to knock Logan Paul out ‘by round five’ and sends chilling message to American’s brother: ‘I’d like to break Jake Paul’s skull’

KSI vows to knock Logan Paul out ‘by round five’ and sends chilling message to American’s brother: ‘I’d like to break Jake Paul’s skull’

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KSI has told talkSPORT he will knock Logan Paul out by the FIFTH round of their boxing rematch.The two Youtubers will fight each other in the ring for a second time after battling to a draw in their first bout – the rematch taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Getty The two couldn’t be separated at the first fight in August 2018 Brit KSI also took the opportunity to send a chilling message to Paul’s younger brother Jake, who is also a Youtuber, that he’d like to “break Jake Paul’s skull.” At the KSI vs Logan Paul rematch press conference in London, KSI insisted that Paul will not be able to deal with him come November 9. He told Gareth A Davies: “November 9th I’m knocking him out by round five. There’s nothing he can do about it. “He can lift
Iran sends warships to Gulf of Aden to protect commercial vessels

Iran sends warships to Gulf of Aden to protect commercial vessels

Business
Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Iran dispatched a destroyer and helicopter carrier to the Gulf of Aden to protect its trade ships, a senior Iranian military official announced on Monday. The destroyer Sahand and the carrier Khark will escort ships "to provide security for Islamic Republic vessels in international waters," Iranian Army Chief of Staff Adm. Habibollah Sayyari said. The Sahand, built in Iran and launched in 2018, is regarded as the most advanced warship in Iran's navy. It is equipped with anti-aircraft artillery, torpedoes and surface-to-surface missiles. The United States has sought to to assemble a coalition to protect shipping in the area following attacks in May and June on oil tankers. In July, a British-flagged oil tanker was seized by Iran after an Iranian tanker was seized by the U...
US accusations sends Indivior shares plunging

US accusations sends Indivior shares plunging

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Shares in drugmaker Indivior plunged after the US Department of Justice charged it with fraudulent marketing.The company was indicted by a federal grand jury in Virginia on charges including conspiracy to commit wire fraud, mail fraud and healthcare fraud.The company, which calls itself the world leader in addiction treatment is listed in London, with a research centre in Hull and a US headquarters.Indivior has issued an eight page rebuttal contesting the charges.The Department of Justice has demanded at least $ 3bn in fines. Invidior, had a market value of £204m after the collapse of its share on Wednesday. Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Business