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Mets take series opener from Nationals

A three-run homer by David Wright keyed a five-run fifth for the New York Mets in a 7-1 win over the Washington Nationals Monday night.

Alon Ben-Meir: How Turkey became a de facto dictatorship

The resignation of Turkey Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu suggests he will tolerate no one in his government to deviate from his positions.

Help Chris Graham raise money for TEAM AFSP in NYC Marathon

Augusta Free Press LLC President Chris Graham is running the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon this fall to raise money for Team AFSP.

Saudi Arabia: A kingdom in retreat

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, once at the front and center of the Arab world, has been losing its regional influence and prominent role.

Marathon #2 in the books: New York City is next

I ran the 2016 Charlottesville Marathon on Saturday. Two marathons done now, the focus for me turns to the New York City Marathon in November.

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New York Fed president to speak at VMI

The president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will give a public talk at Virginia Military Institute.

It isn’t policy: It’s prisons

The Legal Aid Society is a private, not-for-profit legal service whose motto is, “No New Yorker should be denied access to justice because of poverty.”


A plea for reason: An open letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu

I write this letter to you with a heavy heart as it pains me deeply to see the beautiful dream of a strong and proud Israel now losing its reason for being.


Alon Ben-Meir: Iraqi Sunni state is prerequisite to defeating ISIS

One of the main prerequisites to defeating ISIS in Iraq and stabilizing the country is the establishment of an independent Sunni Iraqi state.

Wegman’s recalls chicken products

Wegmans Food Markets Inc., a Rochester, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,125 pounds of chicken products.

Game Notes: #10 Virginia plays #14 West Virginia in Madison Square Garden

No. 10 Virginia (7-1) plays No. 14 West Virginia in the Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic on Tuesday, Dec. 8 in New York. Tipoff at Madison Square Garden is set for 7 p.m.

‘Skins in first: Washington holds off New York Giants rally, wins 20-14

Kirk Cousins threw for 302 yards, Eli Manning threw three interceptions, and Washington held off a late Giants rally in a 20-14 Redskins win on Sunday.

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Orioles finish at .500: Complete sweep of Yankees with 9-4 win

Chris Davis, fittingly, hit two homers, and the Baltimore Orioles ended their disappointing 2015 season on a high note, completing a three-game weekend sweep of the New York Yankees with a 9-4 Sunday win.

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Baltimore completes doubleheader sweep of Yankees

Paul Janish scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the eighth to break a 3-3 tie, and Baltimore held on for a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees Saturday night, completing a doubleheader sweep.

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Baltimore takes Game 1 of doubleheader, 9-2

Wei-Yin Chen went six innings to get his 11th win of the year as the Baltimore Orioles took Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader from the New York Yankees, 9-2, on Saturday.

Tennis star James Blake police encounter highlights imbalance of power

Retired black tennis star James Blake, on his way to the 2015 US Open at Flushing Meadows in New York, had an unpleasant surprise waiting for him outside of his hotel last week.

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Meltdown: Nationals blow six-run lead, fall to Mets, 8-7

Washington had a 7-1 lead on New York Mets ace Matt Harvey in the seventh, and then Nationals relievers couldn’t throw a strike.

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Chris Davis homer lifts Orioles past Yankees, 2-1

Chris Davis broke a 1-1 ninth-inning tie with a solo homer, lifting the Baltimore Orioles to a 2-1 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night in Yankee Stadium.

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Washington drops series opener to Mets, 8-5

Washington knocked out Mets starter Jon Niese with a five-run third, and had ace Max Scherzer on the mound. The Nats seemed poised to gain a game on first-place New York, but Scherzer, continuing his second-half struggles, couldn’t hold the lead, and the Mets rallied for an 8-5 win at Nationals Park on Monday.

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Yankees blast past Orioles, 8-6

A Greg Bird three-run homer broke a 5-5 tie, lifting the New York Yankees to an 8-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday at Yankee Stadium.

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Yankees rip reeling Orioles, 9-3

New York battered Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez in an easy 9-3 win Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

International Ebola Recovery Conference to secure global support for the recovery and building of a better future for the countries affected by Ebola

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is convening the International Ebola Recovery Conference at UN Headquarters in New York in cooperation with the Presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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Nats in first: Washington tops Yankees for second straight night

Washington made the most of its five hits, getting solo homers from Ian Desmond and Tyler Moore, and a strong seven-inning effort from Jordan Zimmerman, lifting the Nats to a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees Wednesday night at Nationals Park.

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Nats rally, defeat Yankees on Ryan Zimmerman walkoff, 8-6

Ryan Zimmerman hit a two-out, two-run homer off the foul pole off Yankees closer Andrew Miller, completing a Nats comeback in an 8-6 10-inning Washington win Tuesday night in Nationals Park.

O’s fall short at Yankee Stadium: New York tops Baltimore, 5-4

Baltimore scored two in the sixth on a Jimmy Paredes single to make it a one-run game, but the New York bullpen shut down the O’s in the late innings to finish off a 5-4 win Friday night in Yankee Stadium.