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William Taylor, who had taken the job of U.S. ambassador to Ukraine reluctantly, indicated to lawmakers that he arrived certain that he was being put in place to deliver implacable American support, but gradually came to understand that the entire U.S. relationship was being subverted for President Trump’s political gain.
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Analysis

Testimony undercuts Trump’s claim of no quid pro quo. How will Washington respond?

It is no longer a question of whether this happened. It is now a question of how the president explains it and how lawmakers choose to respond to it.
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Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer throws a pitch in the first inning. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer throws a pitch in the first inning. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)

Ryan Zimmerman hits solo home run; Astros lead 2-1 against Nationals

The Washington Nationals, playing in their first World Series, face Houston tonight. It should be one of the best pitching matchups in recent postseason history, with Max Scherzer and Gerrit Cole getting the call.
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HOU 2 - - - - - - - - 2 2 0
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Suzuki grounded out, shortstop Correa to first baseman Gurriel.
A.Cabrera popped out to shortstop Correa.
Kendrick grounded out, shortstop Correa to first baseman Gurriel.
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HR: WAS: Zimmerman (1).
RBI: WAS: Zimmerman (1); HOU: Gurriel 2 (2).
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Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
T. Turner SS 1 1 0 0 0
A. Eaton RF 1 0 0 0 0
A. Rendon 3B 1 0 0 0 0
J. Soto LF 1 0 0 0 0
H. Kendric... DH 1 0 0 0 0
A. Cabrera 2B 1 0 0 0 0
R. Zimmerm... 1B 1 1 1 1 1
K. Suzuki C 1 0 0 0 0
V. Robles CF 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
M. Scherze... 1 2 2 0 3
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
G. Springe... CF 0 0 1 0 0
J. Altuve 2B 1 1 1 0 0
M. Brantle... LF 1 0 0 0 0
A. Bregman 3B 1 0 0 0 0
Y. Gurriel 1B 1 1 0 0 2
C. Correa SS 1 0 0 0 0
Y. Alvarez DH 0 0 0 0 0
M. Maldona... C 0 0 0 0 0
J. Reddick RF 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
G. Cole 2 2 1 1 2
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Parliament denies support for fast-tracked Brexit deal

Lawmakers voted to support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s deal in principle, but then, more importantly, rejected his timetable — a yes/no result that creates further confusion over what happens next.

Russia, Turkey agree to remove Kurdish fighters along Syrian border as U.S. withdraws troops

The deal cements Russia’s role as Syria’s central power broker at a moment when U.S. influence in the region is dissipating.

Trump’s company scrubs his name from N.Y. ice rinks

The changes in branding mark a milestone: For the first time since President Trump took office, two of his businesses seem to be trying to downplay their connection to his name.
Mark T. Esper said his son works for one of the initial bidders for the Pentagon’s JEDI cloud computing infrastructure.
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