Mets piling up wins by playing old-school gritty baseball

Mets piling up wins by playing old-school gritty baseball

You’re telling me that Buck Showalter couldn’t get back into a major league dugout for three years because teams’ owners and new-age front office personnel thought the old school manager would demand too much authority? Oh, my goodness gracious. The culture shift in Queens has been as dramatic as the turnaround in the Mets’ record …

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In Indiana, monkeypox virus a growing problem as cases increase

MUNCIE, Ind. — As of Thursday the number of cases of monkeypox in Indiana had reached 62 cases, up from 45 the previous Thursday, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Those figures included at least two pediatric cases. The illness, largely spread by skin on skin contact, has been spreading in the United States …

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Dow Jones Futures: Market Rally Resilient;  Apple, Tesla, These 5 Chip Stocks Could Use This

Dow Jones Futures: Market Rally Resilient; Apple, Tesla, These 5 Chip Stocks Could Use This

Dow Jones futures will open on Sunday evening, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The stock market rally had a generally positive week, with the Nasdaq and small caps leading the way. X But with the major indexes at resistance levels following strong recent gains, the market rally showed resilience amid some mixed …

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China expands military drills, escalates threats against Taiwan

China expands military drills, escalates threats against Taiwan

Comment on this story Comment China has announced additional live-fire drills in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, as Beijing broadcasts its fury over a visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) with military exercises near the island. China’s Ministry of Defense did not announce the purpose of the expanded exercises, which come as …

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Blackhawks wheel, deal with trades of DeBrincat, Dach at 2022 NHL Draft

Blackhawks wheel, deal with trades of DeBrincat, Dach at 2022 NHL Draft

MONTREAL — The Chicago Blackhawks came into the 2022 Upper Deck NHL Draft at Bell Center on Thursday with no first-round picks. By the time general manager Kyle Davidson had finished wheeling and dealing, they had three. “Sitting where we are right now with the prospects we just picked up, I’m pretty damn happy,” he …

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‘Headed in a bad direction’: Omicron variant may bring second-largest US Covid wave | Omicron variant

The BA.5 version of Covid-19 has become the majority variant of the virus in America in a matter of weeks, in a troubling development that comes amid what may already be America’s second-largest wave of the pandemic. It also comes at a time when much of the US has relaxed nearly all Covid restrictions in …

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June Jobs Report Shows Strong Growth: Latest News

June Jobs Report Shows Strong Growth: Latest News

The economy added 372,000 jobs in June, a hotter-than-expected increase to the labor market that may ease worries of an impending recession, but that also complicates the job of the Federal Reserve as it seeks to quell inflation. The unemployment rate was 3.6 percent, the same as a month earlier, the Labor Department reported Friday. …

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Image of the “pigtail” molecule cloud

Key Building Blocks for Life Discovered in Cloud Near Center of Our Galaxy

New research finds that molecular clouds are loaded with key precursors for life on Earth. This image is of the “Pigtail” Molecular Cloud. Credit: Keio University, NAOJ Key precursors for life on Earth are abundant in interstellar molecular clouds and could have arrived on Earth inside comets and meteors. Nitriles, a class of organic molecules …

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