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Oct 21 (Gracenote) - Standings from the NHL on Friday
UPDATE 5-NHL results
Oct 21 (Gracenote) - Results from the NHL games on Friday (home team in CAPS)
Oct 21 (Gracenote) - Standings from the NBA on Friday
UPDATE 6-NBA results
Oct 21 (Gracenote) - Results from the NBA games on Friday (home team in CAPS)
Fighting in southern Philippine city may end imminently - military
MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippines is preparing to declare the end of fighting in a southern city seized for five months by pro-Islamic State rebels, a top military commander said on Saturday, as troops continued a phased withdrawal from the devastated lakeside city.
Verlander, Astros force decisive Game 7 vs. Yanks
Verlander (2-0) twirled seven shutout innings to help carry the Astros into a decisive Game 7 at home on Saturday night. He allowed five hits and issued one walk while recording eight strikeouts, extending his streak of consecutive scoreless innings in elimination games to 24.
Baseball play-offs league championship series result
Oct 21 (Gracenote) - Result from the MLB Play-offs League Championship Series match between Houston and NY Yankees on Friday (home team in CAPS)
U.S. court blocks immigrant teen's bid to obtain abortion
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday prevented an illegal immigrant teenager detained by the government from immediately obtaining an abortion, although it left open the possibility she could undergo the procedure within days.
Recent hurricanes take toll on quarterly earnings
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - After raging over the southern United States and Puerto Rico, remnants of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are now dampening U.S. corporate profits.
Fed's Yellen defends past policies as Trump mulls top Fed pick
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday that asset purchases and other unconventional policy tools must remain part of the Fed's arsenal as long as the economy remains stuck in a low interest-rate economy.
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