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Have the Mets actually turned their season around? Or is it just an NL East mirage?

The Mets themselves would have you believe it is simply a rounding into form of a championship-caliber team, but in this division, it's probably not that simple...

Have the Mets actually turned their season around? Or is it just an NL East mirage?

Source: washingtonpost.com

Mets must be careful, or this season will get away from them WASHINGTON — Despite appearances, the Mets actually have been quite fortunate so far. They have yet to play an extended stretch of inspired ball, have spent most of the past two weeks under .500, yet because the NL East is living way down to expectat...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Jay Bruce has had ‘bizarre’ season since Mets trade Jay Bruce could only find one word to accurately describe his season up to this point. “Bizarre,” the former Mets outfielder told The Post before his new team, the Mariners, began a three-game series against the Yankees in The Bronx. It certainly fit...
05:39, 05/07/2019

Keon Broxton’s nightmare Mets season somehow gets messier MILWAUKEE — Keon Broxton’s value to the Mets is largely as a defensive player, but Sunday the outfielder might as well have left his glove at home. In maybe the key play of the Mets’ 3-2 loss, Broxton misplayed Orlando Arcia’s fly to right field in t...
06:39, 05/06/2019

Mets’ Cespedes has ankle surgery, expected to miss season NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets say slugger Yoenis Cespedes is expected to miss the entire season after having ankle surgery. The Mets said the 33-year-old Cespedes had the operation on Thursday. The team announced Monday that the oft-injured outfi...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Apex Legends' Mirage Has A Dating Profile Now Apex Legends doesn’t have much lore. The characters have notes on their backgrounds on the game’s official site, which has some interesting little details. Did you know that Mirage is the youngest of four brothers? Today we learned a little more abou...
08:13, 05/09/2019

Reds 1, Mets 0: Jacob deGrom Returns to 2018 Form. So Does the Mets’ Offense. After three straight losses, deGrom looked like himself throwing seven shutout innings. The Mets lost when Edwin Diaz allowed a solo homer in the top of the ninth inning....
07:52, 05/02/2019

Marlins 3, Mets 0: Mets Lose Fifth in Row, and Robinson Cano Joins Manager on Hot Seat Mickey Callaway, whose job security may have become more tenuous, defended Cano, who failed to run out a grounder for the second time in three games against the Marlins....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Phillies 14, Mets 3: An Inning to Forget: Steven Matz of the Mets Allows 8 Runs and Records No Outs Matz established a new nadir for the struggles of Mets starting pitchers, exiting with his team down by 8-0. The Phillies made it 10-0 by the end of the first before winning 14-3....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Mets 4, Reds 3 | 10 innings: Mets Blow Lead in Ninth but Pete Alonso Wins Game in Tenth The rookie first baseman hit a sacrifice fly that was the difference in a win over Cincinnati in which Jeurys Familia failed to secure a six-out save....
22:13, 05/08/2019

Do Not Let The Barrage Of Mets Failures Distract You From This Mets Failure When the Mets manage to make the covers of all three New York City–area tabloids, as they did on Tuesday morning, it is seldom because they’ve done something good. Some of that is because of how New York City’s tabloids work and most of it is because...
00:52, 05/23/2019

Mets 5, Brewers 2: Mets Bid Travis d’Arnaud Adieu, Then Beat Brewers D’Arnaud had struggled since returning to the majors less than a year since undergoing Tommy John surgery. The Mets’ win wasn’t without worry: Robinson Cano was hit by a pitch on his hand....
01:39, 04/29/2019

Fortnite Season 9 Teaser 2 Skin revealed: New Epic hint at Season 9 theme NOW LIVE Epic has revealed the latest update for the Fortnite Season 9 theme - a new tweet and a new image that continues the sneaky teases the developer has become known for....
17:52, 05/07/2019

Fortnite Season 9 Teaser 3 Skin revealed: Latest Epic Season 9 Twitter hint NOW LIVE Epic has revealed what could be the final teaser we're going to see before Fortnite Season 9 kicks off in earnest tomorrow. Here's what you need to know....
21:39, 05/08/2019

PUBG Mobile Season 7 Update 0.12.5: Royale Pass, Release Date, leaks as Season 6 end nears PUBG Mobile looks set to release a brand new update for the game this week. Here's everything we know about the Season 7 Battle Pass, Release Date and more....
21:00, 05/13/2019

Fortnite season 9 Teaser 1 COUNTDOWN: First look at Season 9 NOW LIVE Epic is due to drop the first hint as to what Fortnite Season 9 will look like today with its now-classic first teaser image - but what are we going to see, and when are we going to see it?...
16:26, 05/06/2019

Old hotel turned into center for homeless TUCSON – According to Pima County data from 2018, there are roughly 400 homeless people sleeping outside in Tucson and more than 1,000 others in local shelters. A new facility is opening up that will help shelter some of them. It is called the ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Historic JFK terminal turned into a luxury hotel The famous winged TWA terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport came out of its decades-long retirement Wednesday with a new life as a luxury hotel. (May 15)        ...
00:00, 05/16/2019

PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka has turned this into laugher They don’t have the amateur baseball equivalent of a 15-run rule to stop the game early on a count of lopsidedness, so they will go ahead and play the final round of the PGA Championship on Sunday at Bethpage, though the winner — Brooks Koepka — has ...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Ruby Tandoh: how I was turned into a human cheese Bacteria from my face have been used to make a wheel of stilton. It’s not gross, it’s art – and it is about to go on display at the V&A’s new food exhibitionI am about to be made into a cheese. The designer and engineer Helene Steiner is serene in he...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Would-be NYC subway bomber turned informant gets 10 years A former al Qaeda recruit who plotted to bomb New York City's subway system was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday, nearly a decade after he pleaded guilty and became one of the U.S. government's most valuable counterterrorism informants....
07:26, 05/03/2019

Fugitive gets his 15K Facebook ‘likes’ — but still hasn’t turned himself in Maybe he likes his freedom after all. A social media-addicted fugitive who promised a Connecticut police department that he would turn himself in if the force’s Facebook post of his wanted poster got 15,000 “likes” has surpassed his goal by thousands...
17:39, 05/23/2019

If you turned 70½ last year, don't miss this key April 1 deadline Procrastinators, your time is up. If you've been waiting to take that 2018 required minimum distribution from your IRA or 401(k), you have a few days to get it together. What you should know....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Fran Lebowitz calls for Trump to be turned over to Saudis Lefty pundit Fran Lebowitz called for President Trump to be turned over to Saudis who killed a journalist because impeachment would “not even [scratch] the surface of what he deserves.” “We should turn him over to the Saudis, you know, his buddies,” ...
16:13, 05/18/2019

Elektron turned its Digitone groove box into a proper synth If you're into synths and grooveboxes at all, chances are you're familiar with Elektron's Digitone. It's part of it's mid-range "Digi" line of instruments, and it's loaded with all sorts of gorgeous FM sounds. It's ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

The Euro's 2018 Selloff: What Side Were YOU On When the Trend Turned? For most of 2018, the Euro fell against the Dollar: But when the trend turned nearly a year ago, euro bullishness was everywhere. Now see the chart that shows true contrarian analysis....
15:39, 05/01/2019

‘Those that turned down the fight with Anthony Joshua may well live to regret it’ 'Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz is not a great fight but let’s not get hysterical; it is no worse than Wilder vs Breazeale and better than Fury against untested Schwarz,' writes Eric Armit in his Snips & Snipes column The post ‘Those that turned d...
19:52, 05/03/2019

How ‘a bunch of jerks’ turned Islanders’ lives upside down RALEIGH, N.C.— It is easy to lament all the things the Islanders could have done better to avoid being on the brink of elimination going into Game 4 of their second-round series against the Hurricanes here on Friday night. But maybe it’s easier to re...
02:13, 05/04/2019

Why an artist turned tech bosses into mythological figures Sebastian Errazuriz has funneled his fears over the increase in technological power into a series of audacious 3D -printed sculpturesIt was 2016 when Sebastian Errazuriz first felt the fear. He was walking to the subway in Brooklyn when a chilling th...
17:00, 05/07/2019

The Pixel 3a turned out the most leaked phone in history, was that a buzzkill for you? From the complete specs sheet to the final naming scheme, and even lengthy review videos, we've known all about the Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones many months before Google took the stage to introduce them this week.First, an alleged Pixel 3 Lite turned u...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental health struggles. Franks was first elected in 2016, two...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Mob lawyer-turned-rat is sentenced to time served — 3 days A former mob lawyer who turned canary against Bonanno crime-family boss Vincent “Vinny Gorgeous” Basciano was sentenced Friday to time served — three days — by the same judge Basciano once tried to have killed. Defendant Thoma...
02:52, 05/18/2019

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the governor of Jakarta. Supporters of the main opposition c...
09:39, 05/22/2019

Would-be NYC subway bomber who turned informant faces sentencing A former al Qaeda recruit convicted of plotting to bomb New York City's subway system will be sentenced on Thursday, nearly a decade after he pleaded guilty and became one of the U.S. government's most valuable counterterrorism informants....
18:13, 05/02/2019

Bill Cosby's latest get-out-of-jail bid turned down again Bill Cosby will continue to sit in his Pennsylvania prison cell after being turned down on his latest bid to be released on bail while awaiting appeal of his sex-crimes conviction.        ...
00:00, 04/30/2019

How Daenerys Finally Turned Into the Mad Queen on Game of Thrones Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Daenerys has officially turned into the Mad Queen on Game of Thrones. Even after Cersei’s army rang the bells of surrender during the siege on King’s Landing, Daenerys dec...
15:13, 05/13/2019

Thailand cave rescue to be turned into Netflix series The story of the dramatic rescue of 12 young football players and their coach from a cave in Thailand is due to be turned into a TV series, Netflix has said....
16:26, 04/30/2019

Boeing's Enduring Puzzle: Why Certain Safety Features on 737 MAX Were Turned Off Boeing didn’t tell Southwest Airlines when the carrier began flying 737 MAX jets in 2017 that a standard safety feature, found on earlier models and designed to warn pilots about malfunctioning sensors, had been deactivated....
19:26, 04/28/2019

'Game of Thrones' season 8, episode 4 leaked early online like every other episode of the season HBO The latest "Game of Thrones" episode leaked online early Sunday, creating a minefield of spoilers for viewers looking forward to the season's fourth episode premiering Sunday night. Video of a pivotal moment from Sunday's episode was leaked to T...
03:00, 05/06/2019

| Michael Cohen, Trump's one-time aide who turned on him, goes to jail After dramatic appeals and testimony in Congress, Donald Trump's one-time personal lawyer Michael Cohen is due to report to jail to serve a sentence he deems unjust because he was simply following his boss's orders....
16:13, 05/06/2019

This Inflatable Curtain Turned a Bath Tub Into the Most Spacious Shower in my Home If you live in a tiny apartment or condo, it’s doubtful you have the luxury of a walk-in shower. A cramped tub probably does double-duty for all your bath time needs, but it doesn’t have to be that way. The Aircurv is an expanding inflatable curtain ...
20:00, 05/01/2019

3 shot and killed with crossbow in hotel. More bodies turned up in one of their apartments Three people found dead in a German hotel room were killed by crossbow wounds, and two more bodies were found in one of the dead's apartment.        ...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Susan Beschta, Punk Rocker Turned Judge, Is Dead at 67 It was, at first glance, an unlikely journey: A guitarist and vocalist known as Susan Springfield performed at CBGB before turning to human rights law....
21:13, 05/10/2019

David Winters, Energetic Dancer Turned Choreographer, Dies at 80 Inspired by Jerome Robbins, who cast him in the stage and film versions of “West Side Story,” he went on to create dances for Ann-Margret and others....
02:52, 05/04/2019

Lawsuit dismissed in death of student turned drug informant WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a North Dakota college student turned police drug informant. The body of 20-year-old Andrew Sadek was recovered from the Red River in June 2014. Investigator...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Two jockeys had a dream come true at the Kentucky Derby. One turned into a nightmare Luis Saez and Flavien Prat each said he had a dream come true on Saturday, but only one jockey actually did.        ...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Draymond Green Got In Shape And Turned Back Into A Defensive Menace After he spent the regular season fighting his teammates, averaging 7.4 points per game, and getting ignored by defenses, Draymond Green has taken a few old textbooks out of his hefty backpack and showed up to the playoffs with an intensity and focus...
12:39, 05/02/2019

How Andrew Yang’s Online Following Has Turned Into a Real-Life Coalition Silas Corman, a 22-year-old University of Maine student, used to consider himself a Democrat, but now he thinks he’s just too progressive for the party. Yet when he saw a Twitter moment featuring Andrew Yang’s universal basic income propo...
22:52, 05/12/2019

Two jockeys had a dream come true at Kentucky Derby. One turned into a nightmare Luis Saez and Flavien Prat each said he had a dream come true on Saturday at Kentucky Derby, but only one jockey actually did.        ...
05:13, 05/05/2019

Over 100K illegal immigrants apprehended or turned away in April, CBP reveals More than 100,000 migrants were apprehended or turned away at the southern U.S. border with Mexico in April for the second month in a row, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Wednesday....
02:39, 05/09/2019

OK, but Who Is Tati Westbrook? Everything You Need to Know About the Influencer Who Turned Beauty YouTube Upside Down A lot can happen in a week. Just ask Tati Westbrook. A little over a week ago, it was very likely that, unless you're a member of Gen Z and spend your free time perusing make-up......
22:52, 05/21/2019

‘MissionRacer’: How Amazon turned the tedium of warehouse work into a game Amazon’s experiment is part of a broader industry push to gamify low-skill work, particularly as historically low unemployment has driven up wages and attrition....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Halle Berry says she turned down 'Speed' role that went to Sandra Bullock: 'I stupidly said no' Actress Halle Berry stars alongside Keanu Reeves in “John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum,” but she revealed she turned down a starring role alongside him several years ago....
19:52, 05/01/2019

More than 70 unseen Arthur “Weegee” Fellig crime scene photos just turned up Lost historical finds can seem rare nowadays. There will always be mysteries, but, with everything living online these days, it’s not often an age-old junk box yields 73 previously unseen photos from the world’s most famous crime photographer. That’s...
22:52, 05/15/2019

Watch: MIT Great Dome turned into Captain America shield by pranksters A group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology students paid tribute to the latest "Avengers" film by turning the school's Great Dome into Captain America's shield....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Dragon fire and fury: Game of Thrones has turned on its bloodthirsty fans With its latest emotionally eviscerating (and hideously naff) episode, the show held up a mirror to its audience’s lust for violence – and we’re all implicated• Game of Thrones recap: season eight, episode five – The BellIn wrapping up in six, albeit...
13:13, 05/13/2019

Pochettino: Tottenham’s glorious tearful prophet who turned water into wine "Mauricio Pochettino is more miracle worker than Tottenham manager. Lifting the Champions League will confirm his status as a modern great, writes Desmond Kane."...
18:39, 05/09/2019

Boeing waited until after Lion Air crash to tell Southwest safety alert was turned off on 737 Max Southwest Airlines, Boeing's largest 737 Max customer, said it didn't know a safety feature was turned off until after the Lion Air tragedy....
00:52, 04/29/2019

Family Life Has Turned One Of World Of Warcraft’s Greatest Heroes Into Mel Gibson In the latest cinematic trailer for World of Warcraft, orc leader Varok Saurfang travels to Outland in search of legendary Horde warchief Thrall, who retired with his wife and children following the events of the Legion expansion. What Saurfang finds...
21:39, 05/16/2019

Danish shot-putter-turned-politician places election ad on Pornhub A member of the center-right Liberal Alliance party in Denmark placed an ad encouraging people to vote for him in the general election on one of the world’s top adult websites, Pornhub....
20:52, 05/14/2019

Comedian turned president begins to do battle with Ukrainian political establishment In his inaugural address to members of parliament, President Volodymyr Zelensky demanded that they approve the removal of top security officials and lift their own right to immunity from prosecution....
04:00, 05/21/2019

A woman had a stroke next to one of Wisconsin's best hospitals. But her ambulance was turned away - and she died Tiffany Tate collapsed next to a hospital closed to ambulances. This little-known "ambulance diversion" policy has been shown to endanger patients.        ...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Breaking point: how John McEnroe's biggest meltdown was turned into a movie Newly uncovered courtside footage of the tennis star’s 1984 French Open final defeat has been turned into a documentary about sport, film and the nature of geniusJohn Patrick McEnroe was the wayward artist of men’s tennis, a spoilt-brat genius who us...
20:13, 05/16/2019

Sophie Turner Turned to Therapy After Being Pressured to Lose Weight During Game of Thrones Onscreen, as Game of Thrones' badass Sansa Stark, Sophie Turner seems invincible. After all, she's battled mystical White Walkers, bratty King Joffrey and the sadistic Ramsay Bolton. But,......
20:13, 05/03/2019

How This Game of Thrones Character’s Surprise Return Turned the Tide of the Battle of Winterfell Warning: This post contains spoilers for the Battle of Winterfell episode of Game Thrones season 8. After leaving Westeros to sail to Volantis in the third episode of Game of Thrones‘ seventh season, Melisandre returned to Winterfell just in ti...
07:52, 04/29/2019

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: I turned down dream Real Madrid offer Mauricio Pochettino has admitted it was difficult to ignore interest from Real Madrid last summer, claiming managing the Spanish giants is "a dream" for any coach....
12:52, 05/08/2019

Mindy Kaling Just Turned Heads With Her Dramatic Blonde Hairstyle at 2019 Met Gala You're not the only one who did a double-take after spotting Mindy Kaling on the red carpet. During tonight's 2019 Met Gala, The Mindy Project star arrived to the Metropolitan......
01:39, 05/07/2019

The making of a long-range assassin: How Damian Lillard turned ‘bad shots’ into good ones The Trail Blazers guard’s series-clinching shot against Oklahoma City was the product of a year-long effort to extend his range through shooting drills, lower body work, and mental training....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Camila Morrone: the Argentine model-turned-actress taking Cannes by storm She's the daughter of an Argentine model and actress, she's dating Leonardo DiCaprio and considers Al Pacino to be her 'stepfather.' And now model-turned-actress Camila Morrone is one of the biggest discoveries at the Cannes film festival....
22:26, 05/20/2019

The making of a long-range assassin: How Damian Lillard turned ‘bad’ shots into good ones The Trail Blazers guard’s series-clinching shot against Oklahoma City was the product of a year-long effort to extend his range through shooting drills, lower body work and mental training....
00:13, 05/01/2019

Navy pilot who drew viral phallic symbol boasted: 'We turned dinosaurs into sky penises' Two Navy aviators joked about how "awesome" it would be to draw "a giant penis" in the sky with their EA-18G Growler jet before engaging in some aerial artwork that led to viral hilarity and a disciplinary inquiry into their actions....
04:26, 05/15/2019

‘Leave my family out of it’: Nurse turned legislator gets death threat over controversial vaccine bill Being the face of a political effort to try to encourage people to get vaccinated has made Rep. Kyle Mullica the target of threats. Mullica received an email that likened him to a Nazi doctor and said that he deserved to die....
03:39, 05/03/2019

Trump: Dems have turned border into 'Disneyland,' says Perry Mason needed to win court fights President Trump told "Sunday Morning Futures" that illegal immigrants are pouring into the country at unprecedented rates "because our economy is so good," and "everyone wants a piece of it" -- and, he asserted, Democrats have provided incentives for...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Emilia Clarke turned down 'Fifty Shades of Grey' because she felt 'pigeonholed' by her nudity on 'Game of Thrones' John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Emilia Clarke said she is "sick and tired" of talking about the nude scenes she filmed for "Game of Thrones." Despite filming those scenes a long time ago, Clarke says it's the on...
22:26, 05/23/2019

Chance to shine: Cricket turned Shae from kid who set fire to a field into mascot at Alastair Cook's farewell "And then I set fire to a field." As matter-of-fact statements go, 11-year-old Shae Liggett's is a pearler. His delivery is deadpan: no, he is not using a hackneyed sporting metaphor — he actually intended to scorch a field....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Brian Terry's brother says Dems, Nadler 'turned their back on an American hero' to protect Eric Holder The brother of slain Border Patrol agent Brian Terry says Democrats like Rep. Jerrold Nadler -- who are leading the charge to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt – “turned their back on an American hero” years ago to protect Obama administ...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Not Feeling It Today: Ellen DeGeneres Just Turned On A ‘Magic School Bus’ Episode For Her Audience And Fell Asleep In The Corner Of The Studio We’re used to seeing television personalities at their most polished and energetic, but one studio audience in California is getting a rare look at what happens when a talk show host just doesn’t have it in them to perform: Ellen DeGeneres just turne...
18:52, 05/02/2019

How Final Fantasy IX's Strategy Guide Turned Out So Horrible (And Other Answers From A Veteran Guide Writer) “The thing about strategy guide publishing is that it’s a parasitic industry,” says Doug Walsh, who spent 18 years writing video game guides for the two biggest publishers, BradyGames and Prima. Perhaps that’s why the infamous Final Fantasy IX guide ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Maybe the Mets really are cursed For years, I have tried to lecture my friends who are Mets fans that there are no such thing as jinxes, hexes, poxes or curses, not when it comes to sports, not when it comes to baseball, not when it comes to the Mets. I have raged with fury when the...
06:13, 05/21/2019

Desperate Mets have only one option now The Nationals are once again locked in a deep funk, a franchise built on three big starters going nowhere fast. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it Mets? Only the names have changed. Instead of Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin, you have Jac...
07:39, 05/14/2019

Why the Mets are banning backpacks The New York Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bring purses, tote, drawstring and messenger bags, and soft-sided coolers that don’t exceed 16-by-16-by-...
01:13, 05/11/2019

The sad Mets reality that keeps getting worse MILWAUKEE — Such is life with the Mets nowadays — most days? — that they can’t even win the battles they lose. And now their greatest weakness, their pitching depth, appears poised to face its biggest test yet. Look, if Mickey Callaway’s guys had sim...
06:00, 05/06/2019

In the East, It Has Been All Bucks So Far (but Not All Giannis) The Milwaukee Bucks are just two wins away from their first N.B.A. finals appearance since 1974. The Toronto Raptors have to come up with some answers....
19:13, 05/18/2019

Car Flips On I-64 East, One Flown To UK SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A car flipped on I-64 east in Scott County Thursday. The Scott County Sheriff’s Department said that the car went off the roadway, flipped, and rolled. They said that four people were in the car. One person was...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Alonso's sac fly gives Mets 4-3 win over Reds in 10 Rookie Pete Alonso hit a game-winning sacrifice fly off Cincinnati closer Raisel Iglesias in the 10th inning, and the New York Mets rebounded from a blown ninth-inning lead to beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 and avoid dropping below .500   &#...
08:26, 05/01/2019

The Mets heat is on more than just Mickey Callaway Reset and refocus. And not just Mickey Callaway. One of the pluses of the Friday meeting with COO Jeff Wilpon, GM Brodie Van Wagenen and manager Mickey Callaway is that the Mets finally are expecting a little more from their players. It’s about time....
06:52, 05/13/2019

This Mets’ chance is one they cannot afford to blow As badly as the Mets have played, at least they aren’t the Marlins and Nationals. That becomes a relevant point beginning Friday, when manager Mickey Callaway’s beleaguered bunch begins a stretch of 13 straight games against those NL East slackers. A...
14:52, 05/10/2019

Answer to Mets’ bullpen woes isn’t who you think Well, on the bright side, Edwin Diaz still hasn’t blown a save in a Mets uniform. If the closer doesn’t quickly move on from his two consecutive blown games, however, then he’ll turn up the heat not only on himself, but on his employers. Going after ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Mets’ Robinson Cano not about to panic WASHINGTON — Robinson Cano doesn’t want to look back. But his manager is banking on his past to help get him out of the slump he is currently mired in after going hitless and striking out three times Wednesday in the Mets’ 5-1 loss to the Nationals. ...
10:26, 05/16/2019

Jed Lowrie is stuck in Mets limbo for now WASHINGTON — Jed Lowrie’s status remained in limbo Monday, as Mets officials discussed the next step for the veteran infielder. A club source indicated it was possible Lowrie would be activated from the injured list for Tuesday’s game against the Nat...
08:13, 05/14/2019

Mets-Marlins game rained out The Mets will have a two-day break. The series finale at Citi Field against the Marlins on Sunday has been rained out. It has been rescheduled for a single-admission doubleheader on Aug. 5 at 4:10 p.m., the Mets announced. The Mets took the first two...
17:52, 05/12/2019

The Mets are teetering on the edge of hopelessness SAN DIEGO — Give Pete Alonso credit. The kid still cares. How many Mets fans can say the same? Completely understandable of that latter group, to be clear. If you watched the Mets get dominated by Padres rookie Chris Paddack on Monday night to the tu...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Mets' Callaway: Can't worry about job security Amid increasing speculation that he is on the hot seat, Mets manager Mickey Callaway said he would "continue to lead this team to something special."...
05:52, 05/19/2019

Mets stun Doolittle, Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets and New York rallied to beat the Nationals 6-1 We...
04:39, 05/23/2019

It's Not Even June And The Mets Look Ready To Give Up The Mets got entirely shut out by the Miami Marlins over the weekend, losing 2-0 on Saturday as 23-year-old starter Pablo Lopez threw a one-hitter, and then going down in a 3-0 loss on Sunday against 23-year-old Sandy Alcantara, who only gave up two ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Gio Gonzalez is making the Mets look awful Gio Gonzalez has been more than a marginal upgrade for the Brewers since the Mets passed on him again after he opted out of his minor-league contract with the Yankees last month. The 33-year-old lefty owns a 2-0 record and a 1.69 ERA in four starts f...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Mets must be willing to bench underperforming veterans MILWAUKEE — This has been a very Mets-ian turn of events, wouldn’t you say? The only way to climb out of this vicious cycle? Rely less on former Yankees. OK, that’s oversimplifying matters, but the bottom line is that in order to guide his team out o...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Tim Tebow gives sad Mets land fleeting joy The Mets are in shambles — their manager’s job in doubt, their season, now, too. But 1,500 miles north of their deflating Sunday sweep, suffered to the lowly Marlins, came a glimmer of hope. Tim Tebow launched his first Triple-A home run,...
04:39, 05/20/2019

Jed Lowrie’s Mets debut will have to wait Mets officials have decided against removing Jed Lowrie from the IL to play against the Marlins on Friday. Lowrie will remain at Triple-A Syracuse at least through the weekend to receive additional at-bats in his rehab assignment. Lowrie is just 1-fo...
04:52, 05/10/2019

Barings is looking to get back into the Middle East: CEO Tom Finke of Barings says the Middle East is an important and interesting place to "build relationships" and discusses the company's plans to invest in the region....
00:26, 04/29/2019

I.M. Pei's legacy stretched from the West to the East The legacy of American architect I.M. Pei stretches from west to east, from the Louvre museum to his native China, where he helped fuse tradition with modernity as the country opened up after the Cultural Revolution....
13:13, 05/17/2019

I.M. Pei’s legacy stretched from the West to the East BEIJING (AP) — The legacy of American architect I.M. Pei stretches from west to east, from the Louvre museum to his native China, where he helped fuse tradition with modernity as the country opened up after the Cultural Revolution. Pei died earlier t...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Our Favorite Cosplay From PAX East 2019 PAX East was a few weeks back now, but we’ve just got all our footage and pics together to run this gallery of what was an amazing cosplay showcase....
06:26, 05/10/2019

Mets showing all signs of a bad team — but there is some hope SAN DIEGO — Now this historical comparison, I did not see coming as the Mets gathered their belongings to get the heck out of America’s classiest city, their season on the brink. A 3-2 loss to the Padres on Wednesday afternoon at Petco Park gave the ...
04:39, 05/09/2019

Mets train wreck, Van Wagenen’s credibility: Why even believe? Brodie Van Wagenen said Monday that Mickey Callaway “has our full support to lead this team for the foreseeable future,” but how far into the future can the Mets’ rookie general manager really foresee if he was the guy talking trash about his remodel...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Jed Lowrie’s return to the Mets’ lineup is imminent SAN DIEGO — The Mets’ almost forgotten free-agent addition is nearing his debut with the club. Jed Lowrie could join the team as soon as Friday, according to manager Mickey Callaway, potentially providing a needed lineup spark. Lowrie, who arrived on...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Mets snap 5-game skid with 5-3 win over Nationals NEW YORK (AP) — Amed Rosario and Pete Alonso homered in the first inning as the New York Mets, after learning embattled manager Mickey Callaway is staying around, broke out of their offensive funk a bit to beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Monday ...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Mets’ Darling says he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer NEW YORK (AP) — Mets announcer Ron Darling says he has thyroid cancer and hopes to return to SNY’s broadcast booth in about a month. Darling issued a statement April 13 saying he planned to have surgery to remove a large mass from his chest and...
21:13, 05/06/2019

The hidden numbers that show how bad Mets’ dive really is A long slump against betting market expectations often foreshadows a firing. Did the recent collapse by the New York Mets send such signals about Mickey Callaway? The answer to that is a resounding yes. After a horrible weekend in Miami, the Mets had...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Jeff McNeil is unlikely hero who must save Mets The 90-minute Urgency Summit involving Mets COO Jeff Wilpon, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen and manager Mickey Callaway undoubtedly reached the following conclusions: Brandon Nimmo, Robinson Cano, Wilson Ramos have to start hitting better. Amed R...
04:26, 05/12/2019

The Mets’ plan to fix returning Jeurys Familia An important member of the Mets’ family will be back by Mother’s Day. Jeurys Familia is expected to be activated off the 10-day injured list on Sunday, the first day the setup man is eligible to return after he was shut down on May 1 with a bone spur...
02:13, 05/12/2019

Alonso’s 2-run homer lifts Mets to 7-6 win vs Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Pete Alonso got his revenge against San Diego by hitting a 449-foot, two-run home run with no outs in the ninth inning to lift the New York Mets to a 7-6 victory over the Padres on Tuesday night. Alonso celebrated his monster ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Mets appear to finally be disciplining Robinson Cano It may be too little, too late, but it seems Mickey Callaway is finally punishing Robinson Cano for his refusal to run out of the batter’s box. Cano is out of the Mets’ lineup for Monday night against the Nationals a day after standing in...
22:00, 05/20/2019

J.D. Davis delivers another clutch moment for Mets J.D. Davis has earned himself a more consistent spot in the Mets’ starting lineup of late. But his big-time hits don’t stop when he comes off the bench. Davis delivered in the clutch Tuesday, pinch hitting in the seventh inning and crushing a three-r...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Jeurys Familia now facing his next Mets dare Jeurys Familia’s pedigree and contract alone won’t be enough. For now, he’s going to have to prove he’s worthy of returning to his previous role as the team’s setup man. Until that happens, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman aren’t just going to lose the ...
00:52, 05/13/2019

Mets must solve ongoing dilemmas before it’s too late WASHINGTON — Two off days following an abbreviated two-game sweep of the Marlins gave the Mets a chance to reset before facing the scuffling Nationals. But the fact remains the Mets are one game below .500 and in desperate need of a hot streak in thi...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Mets actually on winning streak after dramatic walk-off Amed Rosario ran away from his teammates at first, all the way toward shortstop, playfully hopping up and down. Eventually, he accepted the friendly slaps on his helmet and feel-good Gatorade bath delivered by Pete Alonso. After the ugly sweep in Mia...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Mets back up desperate Mickey Callaway in best way possible Here was the ultimate vote of confidence Monday for the Mets: They finally won a game. With Mickey Callaway told by GM Brodie Van Wagenen he would remain the team’s manager for the “foreseeable future,” the Mets got their act together for a night and...
06:13, 05/21/2019

Mets vs. Marlins: Syndergaard a lock — if they play With rain falling in New York City 24 of the past 27 days, Mother Nature got our attention and made a late run for Mother of the Year honors. Too little, too late. Lori “The Lock” Loughlin was a landslide winner. You don’t mess with Mother Nature. Bu...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Mets’ problems much deeper than Mickey Callaway SAN DIEGO — Before you conclude that Mickey Callaway is the disease that ails the Mets, consider this data point: This team reported to work Tuesday at Petco Park having scored 156 runs and allowed 183, the third-worst run differential in the Nationa...
06:52, 05/08/2019

Mets one-hit by Marlins as Mickey Callaway ax looms MIAMI — Mickey Callaway likely won’t be fired Sunday, but getting to Monday night could be another story altogether. The Mets manager entered the realm of double-secret probation Saturday and, by fault of his own or not, may leave club COO Jeff Wilpo...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Nationals hold off Mets for rare series win Gerardo Parra went 3-for-3, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored three as the host Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-6 Thursday, winning a series for the first time in a month....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Mets have a Jeff McNeil scare they really can’t afford WASHINGTON — Opposing pitchers have been unable to slow down Jeff McNeil, but an injury did Thursday against the Nationals. The Mets’ best hitter left the game after the top of the third with abdominal tightness, the team announced, addin...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Frustrating loss exposes all that is wrong with Mets WASHINGTON — The Mets had tasted prosperity for the first time in a long while, and so that was probably why the 5-1 loss the Nationals slapped on them Wednesday night was so frustrating. They had dragged themselves back to .500 from three below on t...
08:52, 05/16/2019

MLB notebook: Mets place reliever Familia on IL Bothered by a sore right shoulder and some rough outings recently, New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia was placed on the 10-day injury list Wednesday....
04:00, 05/02/2019

Mets’ J.D. Davis outfield experiment has begun WASHINGTON — J.D. Davis had been limited to third base in his first six weeks with the Mets, but he received a different opportunity in Wednesday’s eighth inning. After beginning workouts in the outfield in recent weeks, Davis shifted to left field i...
08:52, 05/16/2019

Zack Wheeler, With His Bat and Arm, Carries the Mets Over the Phillies Wheeler hit his first major league home run and struck out 11 in seven sharp innings as the Mets handed the Philadelphia Phillies their fifth loss in six games....
18:39, 04/28/2019

The ‘bad guy’ mentality driving Mets’ Edwin Diaz Mets closer Edwin Diaz saved some time for a Q&A session with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How do you want to be remembered one day? A: I want to be a Hall of Famer. Q: What is your mentality on the mound? A: I try to be the bad guy for [opponents]...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Two bad innings sink Mets’ Zack Wheeler WASHINGTON — The Mets survived Zack Wheeler’s dreaded one big meltdown Thursday. Then he gave up one big hit. After Wheeler got tagged for four runs in the first inning, the Mets recovered to tie the game through three innings. But before Wheeler was...
09:26, 05/17/2019

| Famine on rise in Near East and North Africa: FAO Famine is on the rise in the Near East and North Africa with more than 52 million people undernourished, most of them in conflict zones, the UN food agency says....
21:13, 05/09/2019

Ebola treatment center comes under again in east Congo BENI, Congo (AP) — Authorities say an Ebola treatment has come under attack again in eastern Congo. Butembo Mayor Sylvain Kanyamanda said Monday that one of the attackers was killed in the overnight assault in Katwa. Two patients also died after all ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

A tube driver's view of the East End – in pictures Tim Brown, a tube train driver in the 1980s, has just published The East End in Colour, which evocatively captures the transformation of the London area at the time Continue reading......
16:00, 05/07/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
20:26, 04/28/2019

N.B.A. Playoffs Hit the Second Round, Where the Real Fun Begins in the East After a mostly underwhelming first round, the Eastern Conference semifinals offer two compelling matchups that will have consequences far beyond the playoffs....
22:26, 04/28/2019

Bucks top Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 East finals lead Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 17 rebounds, Ersan Ilyasova came off the bench to add 17 points and the Bucks never trailed on the way to a 125-103 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night and a 2-0 lead in the East finals....
16:52, 05/18/2019

Brent oil moves toward $73 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U.S. crude inventories....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Oil gains 2% as Middle East conflict intensifies Oil prices jumped 2% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its oil infrastructure....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Man in stable condition after shot on east side TUCSON – A man is in stable condition after he was shot on the east side Monday evening. Tucson Police Department officers responded to a shooting near 22nd Street and Prudence Road on Monday. Upon arrival, TPD discovered that a man was shot. H...
19:39, 05/07/2019

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital region are ­triggering realpolitik, says DW's Loay Mudhoon....
20:00, 05/22/2019

After years as the NBA playoffs’ JV bracket, the sun is rising in the East All four of the conference’s remaining teams are capable of winning it all, but each carries a measure of uncertainty and urgency that will ratchet up the drama....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
19:13, 04/28/2019

CC Sabathia has set the tone for this AL East race: ‘It’s personal’ It was Kendrys Morales 1, Willy Adames 1 when CC Sabathia struck out Brandon Lowe with his 84th and final pitch in his sixth and final inning and cursed and raged at the Rays dugout before walking off the mound. It would have been a shame had he been...
07:26, 05/18/2019

Mets star Pete Alonso credits mom for his success When Mets phenom Pete Alonso was a boy, he dreamed of becoming an astronaut or a baseball player. He never traveled to space, but the young slugger’s moonshot home runs are out of this world — leaving fans and teammates star-struck. And he has his mo...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 miles to 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue in Queens for what would be a hefty fare during the heart of rush ho...
11:52, 05/23/2019

Travis d’Arnaud copes with abrupt Mets exit Travis d’Arnaud bid his farewell. Mets fans waited nearly a decade for d’Arnaud to even partly resemble the man he grew up idolizing, but he never became this era’s Mike Piazza. On Friday, the Mets ended his tenure by officially rel...
01:13, 05/05/2019

Anthony Kay’s long-awaited Mets rise is finally here For so long, the light has been stuck on red for Anthony Kay and the Mets. First in 2013, when they chose the pitcher from Long Island’s Ward Melville High School in the 23rd round. Only for him to choose UConn. Three years later, the Mets hadn’t for...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Mets Wait Out Max Scherzer and Rally Against the Nationals’ Bullpen Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, and Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets....
15:52, 05/23/2019

Marlins beat deGrom and Mets 8-6 to end 7-game skid MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins scored for the first time in 27 innings, pounded Jacob deGrom for seven runs and snapped a seven-game losing streak by beating the New York Mets 8-6 Friday night. Garrett Cooper’s two-run single in the third brought hom...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Corbin Ks 11, Robles homers as Nationals beat Mets 5-1 WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin struck out 11 in eight strong innings and Victor Robles homered to help the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-1 on Wednesday night. Anthony Rendon had three hits for Washington (17-25), which had lost seve...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Mets land rooting for Ron Darling during tough times SAN DIEGO — More than three weeks after he first took a medical leave of absence from his broadcasting jobs, Ron Darling announced Monday he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. The former Mets pitcher professed hope he would beat this diagnosis a...
05:39, 05/07/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen’s agent and GM moves are not starting well for Mets One reason Brodie Van Wagenen is the Mets’ general manager is because of what a good agent he was dealing with the Mets. Sandy Alderson became more susceptible to losing his job because of a poor free-agent track record, which included deals with Yoe...
05:39, 05/07/2019

Mets’ gamble backfires in forgettable loss to Nationals WASHINGTON — The gamble to give Wilmer Font a shot against the Nationals in this short-handed Mets rotation resembled a sucker’s bet almost from the start Wednesday night. With Zack Wheeler on full rest and Jacob deGrom behind him, manager Mickey Cal...
07:52, 05/16/2019

Jacob deGrom does it all as Mets topple lowly Marlins Jacob deGrom stood on the mound for the Mets, meaning there weren’t likely to be any explosive eight-run innings posted by his teammates Saturday night. In actuality, all their ace really needed was more than one single-run frame. The Mets had respon...
04:26, 05/12/2019

Mets nail down rotation plans amid rainout Sunday’s rainout gave the Mets the option of skipping Wilmer Font’s spot in the rotation, but with the team still uncertain when Steven Matz will be back from the injured list, they are opting to stick with Font this week in Washington. Noah Synderga...
03:52, 05/13/2019

Rain postpones Marlins-Mets game; Aug. 5 doubleheader set Miami Marlins' game at New York Mets postponed because of rain; teams will make it up as part of doubleheader on Aug. 5.        ...
19:39, 05/12/2019

Rosario hits slam in 8-run first as Mets rout Marlins 11-2 Amed Rosario hit a grand slam during an eight-run outburst that marked the Mets' biggest first inning in three decades, and New York rolled to an 11-2 rout of the Miami Marlins        ...
05:39, 05/11/2019

MLB roundup: Braun lifts Brewers over Mets in 18th Ryan Braun's two-run single with one out in the bottom of the 18th inning Saturday night finally capped a marathon game and lifted the host Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 win over the New York Mets....
14:13, 05/05/2019

Steven Matz sent home as Mets’ injury alarms keep going off MILWAUKEE — Now the Mets will hold their collective breath and hope Steven Matz isn’t facing a significant layoff. Matz was sent back to New York on Sunday for an examination because of what manager Mickey Callaway described as a “nerve issue” in his...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Robinson Cano’s loafing strikes again — and Mets are the victims MIAMI — Robinson Cano’s penchant for loafing from the batter’s box bit him and the Mets in the backside Friday night. The veteran second baseman, not knowing the number of outs, jogged from the box on the grounder he hit to pitcher Adam Conley in the...
12:13, 05/18/2019

Mets back up Mickey Callaway with first-inning barrage Whatever motivational tools Mickey Callaway chose to use – they worked. After the Mets manager was told in a 90-minute meeting with team COO Jeff Wilpon and GM Brodie Van Wagenen to use anything her learned from last year’s free fall to jump st...
05:39, 05/11/2019

Mets trade for Wilmer Font for much-needed pitching help With their pitching staff under siege by injuries, the Mets worked the trade market for relief. The Mets acquired Wilmer Font from the Rays on Monday for a player to be named later, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. With relievers Jeurys Famil...
18:39, 05/06/2019

Braun’s 6th hit of night lifts Brewers past Mets 4-3 in 18 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun’s career-high sixth hit, a two-run single with one out in the 18th inning, lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night in the longest game in Miller Park history. B...
08:39, 05/05/2019

Mets can exhale after Steven Matz doctor visit The Mets can now breathe again. After Steven Matz flew back to New York to get a nerve irritation in his left forearm examined by team doctor David Altchek on Monday morning, the pitcher got the good news that there is no structural damage and he cou...
18:39, 05/06/2019

A good first step back for Mets’ Jeurys Familia WASHINGTON — He will have to do it more than once to convince everyone he’s truly back, but Jeurys Familia took the first step Wednesday night. The Mets reliever pitched for the first time since coming off the injured list for a sore right shoulder a...
09:39, 05/16/2019

Mickey Callaway’s message for Mets: ‘Subtle Art of Not Giving a F–k’ The message was clear and a bit profane. When Mickey Callaway was asked before Friday night’s game what he wanted to see from his struggling Mets, besides wins, he said it was a time to flush away all the bad. “There comes a point where you just got ...
13:13, 05/11/2019

Banged-up Mets get pitcher Wilmer Font from Rays NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have obtained right-hander Wilmer Font from the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named or cash. The 28-year-old was 1-0 with a 5.79 ERA in 10 appearances, striking out 18 in 14 innings. New York has three relievers ...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Mets and Yankees’ rain-delay ripoffs couldn’t be more different It’s the normalization of the preposterous. Who would you prefer to be ripped off by, the Yankees or the Mets? I’d take the Yanks. They’re more blunt, take-a-hike direct. The Yanks don’t pretend they’ve done right by their customers — who, oddly enou...
21:13, 05/04/2019

Paddack, Renfroe lead Padres over deGrom, Mets 4-0 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pumped-up rookie Chris Paddack struck out a career-high 11 to outduel NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom, and Hunter Renfroe homered for the San Diego Padres in a 4-0 victory against the New York Mets on Monday night. Paddack (3-1...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Mets place LHP Steven Matz on 10-day injured list Steven Matz has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the New York Mets because of radial nerve discomfort in his pitching arm        ...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Anthony Kay’s Mets hype grows with spectacular outing Anthony Kay is on the Mets’ radar, according to manager Mickey Callaway, but the left-hander wasn’t given serious consideration for a promotion to start against the Nationals on Monday. The 24-year-old up-and-comer then sent a strong message, throwin...
06:13, 05/21/2019

Dominic Smith returns with a blast in Mets victory WASHINGTON — Dominic Smith had one thought when he got the green light with a 3-0 count while pinch-hitting in the ninth inning Tuesday night. “I wanted to let it eat,” Smith said. A 435-foot home run would suffice his appetite. A week ago, Smith had...
10:26, 05/15/2019

50 years later, Ron Swoboda’s catch still symbol of Mets miracle This is about how an ordinary man can seize one extraordinary moment, as much as anything. The coming weeks and months will be a glorious celebration of the golden anniversary of the Mets’ golden summer, and all the wonderful memories forever attache...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Wilson Ramos finally provides offensive punch for Mets WASHINGTON — The manager, he had a premonition. He had a feeling, a sense, and he was armed with some handy factoids to back it all up. This was around 4 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, and someone had asked Mickey Callaway about his catcher, Wilson Ramos...
10:26, 05/15/2019

Where Mickey Callaway really stands in desperate Mets times SAN DIEGO — Mickey Callaway’s footing as Mets manager remains secure, but for how long? A club source on Tuesday described it as “way, way too early,” when asked about the possibility of general manager Brodie Van Wagenen dumping his inherited manage...
02:26, 05/08/2019

Robinson Cano finally hustles as Mets’ day gets weirder Robinson Cano hit, and for once, ran. The Mets’ most polarizing player these days turned Citi Field boos into cheers Monday, as he hustled out of the box for a double during the club’s game against the Washington Nationals. Cano, who pinc...
06:13, 05/21/2019

Mets, Robinson Cano put their saga on hold for one night Mickey Callaway could only protect Robinson Cano for so long. The Mets manager benched the veteran second baseman Monday, in part for not running out ground balls twice in three games over the weekend. But Cano still heard boos from the crowd at Citi...
06:13, 05/21/2019

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of its Opening Day rotation. The left-hander missed the past two weeks with nerve irritation in his left...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Jed Lowrie suffers setback on brink of Mets debut WASHINGTON — The Mets have a few more weeks to sort through a tough roster decision. It had appeared to be imminent, with Jed Lowrie nearing a return from a sprained capsule in his left knee, but the infielder suffered a setback in his rehab assignme...
03:26, 05/15/2019

Noah Syndergaard puts his touch on the team Mets have to be This is the thing Mickey Callaway has seen in his heart, if not with his eyes, across the first 31 games of this up-and-down first month of the season. Callaway is a manager now, but he was a pitching coach before, and that means there will always be...
03:00, 05/03/2019

INF Jed Lowrie hurts hamstring, delaying Mets debut WASHINGTON (AP) — Infielder Jed Lowrie’s debut for the New York Mets is being delayed because he strained his hamstring while in the minors to work his way back from an injured left knee. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said before Tuesday night&#...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Mets’ urgency arrives with Edwin Diaz about-face The playoffs have come early for the Mets. Just over a month after the team made public that Edwin Diaz would not be used for more than three outs until the postseason, the Mets have loosened the reins on their electric closer. “We’re doing this earl...
06:39, 05/23/2019

Jesse Winker’s Mets war: More proof karma is undefeated Look, we can sit back and pretend this is all the product of a new generation, that there’s no way Jesse Winker would have survived 10 minutes in baseball’s golden age when men were men and frontier justice ruled the day, and everyone played with the...
01:13, 05/05/2019

Mets add Aaron Altherr from Giants for outfield depth The Mets followed up two roster moves Thursday morning with a third this afternoon. The team claimed outfielder Aaron Altherr off waivers from the Giants, designating Tim Peterson for assignment in correspondence. This comes just hours after Robinson...
20:52, 05/23/2019

Mets explode in eighth to topple Nationals for third straight win Mickey Callaway didn’t mince words before the Mets went for their third straight win over the Nationals on Wednesday at Citi Field: “We’ve got to win some games. We have to approach this like it’s the playoffs.’’ It took a while, but his team finally...
06:39, 05/23/2019

Braun homers to lead Brewers past Mets 3-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth inning, Brandon Woodruff pitched five solid innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Friday night. Braun had three hits to lift his average to .226, incl...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Mets banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20 NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bring purses, tote, drawstring and messenger bags, and soft-sided coolers that don’t exceed 16-by...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Jacob deGrom is reliving his Mets’ worst nightmare SAN DIEGO — Jacob deGrom is back to being Jacob deGrom, which, translated, means pitching brilliantly and not winning the game. In a throwback performance from last year, the Mets ace dominated the Padres on Monday, but got stuck with a fat “L” as da...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Dominic Smith gets the boot in Mets’ surprise reshuffle MILWAUKEE — Adeiny Hechavarria’s opt out from his minor league contract and Dominic Smith’s relative lack of playing time prompted the Mets to tweak their 25-man roster Friday. In something of a surprise move, Smith was optioned to Triple-A Syr...
02:13, 05/04/2019

Travis d’Arnaud gets traded into middle of AL East race Travis D’Arnaud is on the move again and the Yankees could be seeing him soon. The Dodgers traded the former Mets catcher to the Rays on Friday for cash considerations, according to reports. The Tampa Bay Times was the first to report the deal. The m...
05:39, 05/11/2019

Gautam Gambhir Set To Win Lok Sabha Election From East Delhi Gautam Gambhir, cricketer-turned-politician, is set to win from East Delhi constituency. He had found himself in multiple controversies - some of Breaking News proportions - in his weeks-old political......
18:52, 05/23/2019

B-52 Bombers To Be Part Of US Forces Sent To Middle East Over Iran Row The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats......
13:52, 05/08/2019

RPT-Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
11:13, 05/10/2019

TPD identifies man found dead in east side wash TUCSON – The man who was found dead in Pantano Wash last month was identified by Tucson Police Department Wednesday. According to TPD, a woman located the body of a man, later identified as 80-year-old Michael J. McCullough, in the wash at 7600...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Bucks beat Celtics 116-91 to advance to East final Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks routed the Boston Celtics 116-91 on Wednesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference final....
06:00, 05/09/2019

My Europe: Serbia's military parade between the East and the West Serbia's government wanted to hold a military parade marking two decades since NATO launched airstrikes against the country. Under pressure, Belgrade moved the event to the WWII Victory Day – kind of, says Andrej Ivanji....
19:26, 05/10/2019

Upper East Side apartment fire kills one One person is dead after a fire broke out on the Upper East Side early Friday morning, FDNY officials said. The deadly inferno started around 5:30 a.m. on the third floor of a building on First Avenue between East 91st and East 92nd streets. A firefi...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece. Serge Ibaka had 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Ra...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude infrastructure....
23:13, 05/16/2019

Lowry, Raptors down Bucks, level East finals TORONTO -- - Kyle Lowry scored 25 points -- 18 in the first half -- and the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece....
06:39, 05/22/2019

Exclusive: For Sale: An East Side Townhouse With a History The house, which comes with a two-car garage, is being sold for $21.8 million by the estate of Diana King, a daughter of Charles King, the founder of King World Productions....
22:39, 05/10/2019

Halfway: Bucks top Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 East finals lead MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 17 rebounds, Ersan Ilyasova came off the bench to add 17 points and the Milwaukee Bucks never trailed on the way to beating the Toronto Raptors 125-103 on Friday night and taking a 2-0 lead in ...
06:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. B-52 bombers reach Middle East in message to Iran American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Iran Designates All US Troops In Middle East As Terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
17:39, 04/30/2019

Beyond the Wall: East Berlin's many faces explored in exhibition East Berlin was the center of power in communist East Germany, but it was also a city where subversive currents thrived. The exhibition "East Berlin. Half a Capital" looks at everyday life in the 1970s and 80s....
19:26, 05/10/2019

Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in Middle East Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
07:39, 05/10/2019

In Message To Iran, US B-52 Bombers Reach Middle East American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
22:52, 05/10/2019

Woman’s body pulled from East River: police The body of a woman — possibly in her thirties — was found floating in the East River on Sunday night, according to cops. Police pulled the unidentified female from the waters near Fulton Street and John Street at around 8 p.m., officials...
06:39, 05/20/2019

Homicide being investigated in suspicious east side fire TUCSON – The mysterious fire that occurred at an east side home mid-April was ruled as arson Tuesday, according to Tucson Police Department. Tucson Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 3500 block of South Calexico Avenue on April 16...
02:13, 05/15/2019

Clashes during election rally in east India injure several NEW DELHI (AP) — Rival political supporters on Tuesday clashed with rocks and sticks during an election rally by the Hindu nationalist party in eastern India, leaving several people injured and a university college vandalized. Police say they used st...
04:26, 05/15/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the central political elements remain mostly unknown....
02:13, 05/20/2019

Cyclone Fani slams India's east coast Powerful Cyclone Fani has left a trail of destruction after thrashing India's east coast. In Bangladesh, more than 2 million people have been evacuated as the storm moves northeast....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Magnitude 6.8 quake hits east of New Caledonia: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 was recorded in the South Pacific east of New Caledonia, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or tsunami warnings....
05:13, 05/19/2019

Bucks dominate Raptors to take 2-0 lead in East finals Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way with 30 points and 17 rebounds as the Bucks never trailed on their way to a 125-103 win over the Raptors in Game 2.        ...
06:39, 05/18/2019

Bruins thump Hurricanes 6-2, take 2-0 lead in East finals Matt Grzelcyk scored twice _ his first career multigoal game _ and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves to lead the Bruins to a 6-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes and a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals        ...
01:39, 05/13/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy? More lanes needed on the east side TUCSON – A road on the east side is What’s Diving You Crazy. News 4 Tucson viewer Heberto wrote in and said, “22nd between Camino Seco and Harrison needs one more lane.” Your wish might come true. But it might be awhile. 22nd ...
08:39, 05/05/2019

Bucks take 2-0 lead with rout of Raptors in East finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, where the Bucks dominated the Raptors to take a commanding 2-0 series lead.   &...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Trump would consider sending 'a hell of a lot more' than 120,000 troops to Middle East President Trump acknowledged on Tuesday that he would consider sending 120,000 troops, or more, to the Middle East to deal with Iran, even as he called the report "fake news."...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Man’s body pulled from East River near Manhattan Bridge The body of an unidentified man was pulled from the East River near the Manhattan Bridge Sunday morning, police said. The body was found at just after 8:15 a.m. floating on the Brooklyn side of the water near Adams and John streets, the NYPD said. Th...
20:52, 05/19/2019

Bucks look to keep rolling as East finals shift to Toronto What I'm Hearing: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel breaks down the Bucks' collective mindset as the Eastern Conference finals shifts to Toronto for Games 3 and 4.        ...
16:00, 05/18/2019

‘El Chicano’ Review: Freeing East Los Angeles With Bloodshed In search of a specific Mexican-American identity, Ben Hernandez Bray’s ultraviolent epic follows a masked vigilante who does battle with the city’s gangsters....
13:39, 05/02/2019

Amazon Targets Middle East With Arabic Website Amazon.com Inc. said it is diving deeper into the Middle East’s burgeoning market for online sales, launching the first Arabic-language site under its own brand in a country better known for over-the-top malls: the U.A.E....
00:26, 05/02/2019

Persecution driving Christians out of Middle East – report Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killedPervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to genocide, is ongoing in parts of the Middle East, and has prompted an exodus in the past two decades, ac...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high....
03:13, 05/23/2019

The high-stakes East playoffs could end up in leaguewide chaos How this round shakes out could determine the uncertain futures of stars such as Jimmy Butler, Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard, with an epic domino effect across the NBA....
14:39, 05/02/2019

Lopez, Marlins team on 1-hitter, hand Mets 4th loss in row MIAMI (AP) — Miami starter Pablo Lopez gave up a double on his first pitch, then combined with the Marlins’ bullpen to hold the New York Mets hitless the rest of the way in a 2-0 win Saturday. The Marlins, with the worst record in the majors, b...
05:13, 05/19/2019

How the Mets plan to handle tricky Steven Matz injury SAN DIEGO — The Mets appear to have avoided a significant hit to their starting rotation. Steven Matz will miss his scheduled start Wednesday against the Padres, after an examination in New York determined the left-hander has a radial nerve irritatio...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Reds’ Jesse Winker opens up on being Mets fans’ most hated Jesse Winker has a unique way of getting back at the Mets fans who have heckled him during the Reds series at Citi Field. “They talk loud — and a lot,” the Reds left fielder said before Thursday’s game in Queens. “I like to talk back.R...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Mets’ Michael Conforto has concussion after colliding with Robinson Cano WASHINGTON — Another one bites the dust — or Robinson Cano’s shoulder, as it was. Michael Conforto was forced to leave Thursday’s game against the Nationals with a concussion after awkwardly colliding with Cano trying to catch a pop-up do...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Mets’ worst day of year features two injuries, one crushing strikeout WASHINGTON — That S.O.S. originating from the bottom of the Potomac around 4:20 p.m. on Thursday was the Mets, begging for rescue. Two bodies down, an ugly Zack Wheeler start and series loss to the Nationals translated into maybe the worst day of thi...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Art Shamsky pushing to get Miracle Mets manager into Hall of Fame The 1969 Mets have representation in the Hall of Fame. But is it enough? Well, their most valuable player, Tom Seaver, has a plaque there. That’s a pretty good start. Nolan Ryan, a swingman who pitched in 25 games and two more in the postseason, is h...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Noah Syndergaard saved Mets from nightmare bullpen scenario The Mets entered Thursday with a bullpen ERA of 5.37 ERA. Only the Orioles and Nationals had a worse mark. With Seth Lugo and Edwin Diaz perhaps unavailable after pitching in Wednesday’s loss to the Reds and Jeurys Familia on the injured list with a ...
09:13, 05/03/2019

Mets’ Pete Alonso wins NL Rookie of the Month for April Pete Alonso’s monster first month with the Mets did not go unnoticed. On Thursday, the slugging first baseman was named National League Rookie of the Month after finishing April with nine home runs, which tied the franchise record of most homers befo...
09:13, 05/03/2019

It feels inevitable Mickey Callaway won’t be Mets’ manager for long The 2019 Mets are more about the culture of Wilpon ownership and a roster forged by Brodie Van Wagenen — first as an agent, now as the general manager — than the managing of Mickey Callaway. But the terms of engagement for this team have been underst...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Mets waste Jacob deGrom’s gem as Edwin Diaz blows it again This was more familiar to the Mets and their fans. It was, in fact, very 2018. Jacob deGrom piled up zeroes, received no run support and the bullpen blew the game. The encouraging evening hit a sour note in the ninth inning, when new closer Edwin Dia...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Gómez HR sinks Nats after Martinez ejection, Mets sweep NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Gómez lost his shoe during an early dash, then hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning that helped the New York Mets overcome a Nationals comeback that started after Washington manager Dave Martinez’s heated ...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Parra lifts Nats to 7-6 win over Mets; Conforto, McNeil hurt WASHINGTON (AP) — Gerardo Parra hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth and Sean Doolittle stopped the New York Mets’ ninth-inning rally by striking out Keon Broxton with the bases loaded, giving the Washington Nationals a 7-6 win on Thur...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Robinson Cano hustles, then exits with injury in Mets’ twist Maybe this is why Robinson Cano didn’t want to run it out. Maligned for his lack of hustle on two ground balls over the weekend in Mami, Cano was forced to leave Wednesday’s game against the Nationals with left quad tightness after he gro...
06:39, 05/23/2019

Mets 3B Frazier and Nationals OF Eaton exchange heated words A camera caught New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Washington outfielder Adam Eaton jawing at each other from a distance in a heated exchange between innings before each was led away        ...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Report: That Scuzzy Deal Between The Mets And Yahoo Has Not Gotten Off To A Great Start Remember way back in February, when Yahoo and the Mets announced a new partnership that, even in an era defined by flop-sweaty digital media ideas, was particularly flop-sweaty? The idea was this: Yahoo would launch a subscription-based site covering...
00:52, 05/23/2019

Mets lose McNeil, struggling Cano to injured list Robinson Cano, who is hitting .241 with 13 RBIs, has a quad strain, while Mets teammate Jeff McNeil, who is third in the NL with a .333 batting average, has a hamstring strain....
16:52, 05/23/2019

Carlos Gomez coming back to Mets — for real this time Carlos Gomez’s second stint with the Mets will begin Friday. The veteran outfielder was informed following Thursday’s game for Triple-A Syracuse that the Mets were selecting his contract. It was unclear whether Gomez will be replacing Michael Confort...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Travis d’Arnaud quickly finds new team after Mets’ ouster Travis d’Arnaud will move across the country for his second chance. The Dodgers signed the former Mets catcher to a one-year deal and optioned rookie infielder Matt Beaty to Triple-A Oklahoma City. D’Arnaud was released by the Mets on Friday. Dodgers...
18:39, 05/06/2019

Nationals vs. Mets: Taking another shot on Nats, Stephen Strasburg Superhero Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was depicted taking down a red Republican elephant in her comic book debut last week. AOC, who has a problem with well, everyone including her own party, is now taking on vegetables, suggesting growing cauliflower i...
14:39, 05/23/2019

Mets’ forgettable road trip ends with sad step backward SAN DIEGO — The positive vibes of a breakout offensive performance lasted fewer than 24 hours for the Mets. Instead of building momentum, manager Mickey Callaway’s lineup lapsed into another slumber in completing this forgettable road trip with a whi...
02:13, 05/09/2019

Mets vs. Marlins: Zack Wheeler makes Amazin’s the pick Who said it? “I got old. I was never a matinee idol to begin with, and there I am still doing the same job I was doing when I was 16.” Was it Vince Carter? Bill Belichick? Al Roker? Bartolo Colon? If you guessed any of the above “you may be wrong,” b...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Braun's 6th hit of night lifts Brewers past Mets 4-3 in 18 Ryan Braun's career-high sixth hit, a two-run single with one out in the 18th inning, lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Mets in the longest game in Miller Park history        ...
11:26, 05/05/2019

Alcantara pitches 2-hitter, Miami beats reeling Mets 3-0 MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara threw a two-hitter in a pitching duel with Noah Syndergaard, and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling New York Mets 3-0 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. A day after being shut out on just one hit, the Mets lost their ...
23:13, 05/19/2019

Renfroe homers, Margot robs Alonso HR as Padres top Mets 3-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking solo shot in the seventh inning, center fielder Manuel Margot robbed Pete Alonso of a homer and the San Diego Padres beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday to win their three-game series. Eric Hosmer al...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Mets send another reliever to the IL and bring back familiar face MILWAUKEE — A banged-up Mets bullpen lost another component Saturday when Luis Avilan was placed on the injured list with a sore elbow. Avilan, who walked off the mound in discomfort in Friday’s eighth inning after getting two outs, will return to Ne...
08:13, 05/05/2019

Mets vs. Marlins: Amazin’s will bounce back with Jacob deGrom Well Pete Buttigieg and Beto O’Rourke, your 15 minutes of fame are up. Baskin-Robbins flavors of the week got the bad news Thursday that Mayor “Big Bird” de Blasio flapped his wings and entered the already crowded Democratic presidential race. Don’t ...
22:52, 05/17/2019

Could Mets recoup Yoenis Cespedes’ money? Here’s what’s banned in one contract On a characteristically chaotic day — even a win didn’t make it that much better — the Mets did one thing right: They offered few facts and even fewer opinions on Yoenis Cespedes’ shocking injury at his Port St. Lucie, Fla., ranch. Clearl...
20:52, 05/21/2019

Mets respond big time after brass challenges Mickey Callaway Either Jeff Wilpon and Brodie Van Wagenen’s words provided instant motivation that was lacking or Derek Jeter’s flat-lining Marlins served as the perfect antidote for what ailed the Mets. It’s safe to say the latter — almost certainly the latter. Bef...
05:39, 05/11/2019

Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first off-season as a general manager....
17:39, 05/22/2019

Jason Vargas leaves early as Mets’ problems keep growing It only gets worse for the Mets. Jason Vargas, who was set to be tasked with pitching essentially until he couldn’t anymore a day after the Mets’ 18-inning, bullpen-depleting loss, left the Mets’ game in Milwaukee after four innings...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Seth Lugo to injured list as Mets’ problems only get worse Things are going from bad to worse in Flushing. The Mets announced that reliever Seth Lugo will go on the 10-day injured list with shoulder tendinitis Monday afternoon. Hector Santiago has been called up from Triple-A Syracuse in his place. Lugo pitc...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Mets’ offense stays silent, pitching is limping as it gets ugly MILWAUKEE — In remembrance of an iconic sitcom set in this city, these are “Unhappy Days” for the Mets. Their season may have jumped the shark Sunday, when starting pitcher Jason Vargas departed with “mild” left hamstring tightness and a makeshift li...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Mets vs. Nationals: Eric Fedde will out pitch Zack Wheeler Bold bowl photos of Alex Rodriguez sitting on the can were taken outside a window of his luxury apartment. Seems A-Rod forgot to close the blinds and was blindsided. His lawyers may seek legal action citing privacy laws if they can flush out who capt...
20:52, 05/21/2019

Mets 1, Reds 0: ‘One of the Rarest Things in Baseball’: Noah Syndergaard Does It All Syndergaard became the first pitcher in 36 years to hit a home run and throw a complete-game shutout in a 1-0 victory as the Mets beat the Cincinnati Reds....
01:39, 05/03/2019

Canó leaves Mets game with left quadriceps tightness NEW YORK (AP) — Mets second baseman Robinson Canó left Wednesday night’s game against Washington because of tightness in his left quadriceps. Canó appeared to hurt the leg while running to first base when he grounded out in the third following ...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
09:00, 05/17/2019

A new outdoor classroom is coming to Saguaro National Park East A new outdoor classroom is coming to Saguaro National Park East. Today, officials are breaking ground on the new project. The outdoor classroom patio will be constructed at the Rincon Mountain visitor center. The project has been in the works since 2...
11:13, 05/17/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mobilization. The task force will consist of B-52 bombers and a U-S carrier strike group. U-S central comm...
07:26, 05/08/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy war”, the Guardian has learned.Two senior intellig...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Desperate search for man who was kidnapped from east London street a month ago The family of a man who disappeared after being kidnapped off the street in east London more than a month ago today issued a heartfelt plea for his safe return....
17:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: US ready to shift military assets in Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6:45 p.m. American officials say the U.S. is poised to move more military assets to the Middle East in response to perceived threats from Iran. Officials say two additional...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Emmy-winning broker lists her own East Side home for $3M Emmy Award-winning TV producer and Douglas Elliman broker Penny Crone has listed her two-bedroom, 2½-bathroom home at 207 E. 57th St., whose past residents included Gayle King and chef Richard Sandoval. The 18th-floor Sutton Place unit is asking $2.9...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Oil extends gains into fourth straight day on Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Friday, extending gains into a fourth session as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential supply disruptions....
05:00, 05/17/2019

East Sri Lanka on edge after Easter bombers linked to region Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as the investigation into the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings has spread here....
18:52, 04/28/2019

NBA playoff power rankings: Warriors still top as Celtics rise in the East The first round of the NBA playoffs are over and the second round is already underway. The Rockets are dangerous despite a Game 1 loss while the 76ers have problemsIt wasn’t the most exciting first round of the NBA playoffs. In fact, there were exact...
17:52, 05/01/2019

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Iran. ...
04:52, 05/19/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was in Germany to inaugurate a place of worship for the growing community....
11:39, 05/14/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to the International Monetary Fund....
09:13, 04/29/2019

U.S. warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks in Middle East U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers sailing through key Middle East waterways could be targeted by Iran in one of the threats to U.S. interests posed by Tehran, the U.S. Maritime Administration said in an advisory....
18:26, 05/10/2019

Topper Mortimer’s Upper East Side home gets another price cut An Upper East Side abode owned by Topper Mortimer — “Real Housewives of New York City” socialite Tinsley Mortimer’s ex-husband — is now on the market for almost half its original asking price. (The financier is now married to shoe designer Tabitha Si...
08:26, 05/23/2019

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
20:00, 05/16/2019

In message to Iran, U.S. deploys new military assets in Middle East The Trump administration is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The move follows actions by the administration designed to increase “maximum pressure” on Iran....
17:52, 05/06/2019

Tucson firefighters extinguish fire at McDonald’s on east side TUCSON — Tucson firefighters responded to a kitchen fire at a McDonald’s on the city’s east side. First responders were called to the fast-food restaurant at Speedway and Alvernon, around 11:00 a.m. Firefighters responded to the Mc...
03:39, 05/20/2019

Sudden US threat against Iran adds to Middle East volatility Frustration in Washington at its failing foreign policies could be a factor in growing pressureJohn Bolton’s sudden, unexplained threat to use “unrelenting force” against Tehran has raised US-Iran tensions to a new high. But its impact is not confine...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Nearly 900 children released by north-east Nigeria armed group The decision by a large armed group based in north-east Nigeria to release nearly 900 youngsters has been welcomed by UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which has warned that those freed will need long-term help if they are to lead a normal life in the futu...
20:39, 05/10/2019

Death of baby found in East River ruled a homicide The death of a 7-month-old boy whose body was found floating in the East River has been ruled a homicide, police said Friday. Mason Saldana, clad in only a diaper, was spotted bobbing in the waters off the South Street Seaport last August. His father...
20:26, 05/10/2019

Libya's NOC calls for safe return of head of oil union taken in east Libyan state oil firm NOC called on Saturday for the safe return of the national head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group on Monday near the eastern city of Benghazi....
00:39, 05/05/2019

Less to lose: Germany's poorer East embraces tech revolution From the 12th floor of Jenoptik's headquarters, chief executive Stefan Traeger points to his laser factory and the university that provides it with talent. Welcome to "Optics Valley" - a role model for Germany's East in a big year for the region....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to supply....
05:13, 05/16/2019

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of the century” in the Middle East and not leave everything in the hands of a “reckless driver” who is p...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
20:26, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India's east coast – in pictures A category 5 storm has torn through the Bay of Bengal, lashing beaches with rain and winds of up to 205km/h, affecting weather as far away as Mount Everest Continue reading......
15:39, 05/03/2019

Spend the summer at these secret East Coast beach towns See shells, not crowds. Every year from Memorial Day to Labor Day, countless New Yorkers flock to the Kiawahs and Kennebunkports of the Eastern seaboard. They diligently check these la-di-da locales off their list, curtsying to their inner prep schoo...
07:00, 05/22/2019

The US is deploying a carrier and bombers to the Middle East in a warning to Iran The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with force, the U.S. national security advisor said....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideration....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Swanky new Upper East Side bar savors sources of its caviar A swanky new caviar bar on the Upper East Side is getting its eggs from a slew of overseas suppliers — as well as a sturgeon farm in Florida that’s operated by the owner. Huso — which takes its name from the Latin word for beluga sturgeon — sells cav...
03:39, 05/06/2019

India plans to evacuate 800,000 as cyclone nears east coast India will use boats, buses and trains to evacuate 800,000 people along its east coast on Thursday ahead of an approaching cyclone that is forecast to make landfall within 24 hours, officials said....
10:13, 05/02/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian Gulf hasn’t seen in over a decade....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US would do what it takes to protect American interests. “What we’ve seen from the Iranians is increased thr...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Anti-Kurdish protests in east Syria could endanger US plans BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces defeated the Islamic State group in Syria in March, but the Kurdish-led force is now facing protests by local Arab tribesmen in eastern Deir el-Zour province — territory once held by IS. The prot...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Jacob deGrom embarrassed by Marlins as Mets alarm bells get louder MIAMI — On this night, he slept with de Fishes. In an embarrassing performance, Jacob deGrom got flattened by the worst team in the major leagues Friday night, sounding an even louder alarm in this stretch of underwhelming baseball by the Mets. The r...
07:26, 05/18/2019

DeGrom ends 5-start winless streak, Mets beat Marlins 4-1 NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom ended a five-start winless streak, allowing one run over seven innings to win for the first time since April 3 and lead the New York Mets over the Miami Marlins 4-1 on Saturday night. Pete Alonso and Michael Conforto hit ...
10:26, 05/12/2019

Mets end Keon Broxton disaster, designate frustrated outfielder for assignment The Mets have seen enough of Keon Broxton. The slumping outfielder was designated for assignment on Friday the team announced, a day after striking out with the bases loaded to end a 7-6 loss to the Nationals. He has just one hit in his last 25 at-ba...
22:52, 05/17/2019

Pitiful Mets lay down, make it easier to justify Mickey Callaway firing MIAMI — Come get them. Come get the vast majority of this Mets roster and haul it to the nearest garage sale, where it can be peddled for pennies on the dollar. Of immediate consequence is whether Mickey Callaway managed his last game for the t...
22:13, 05/19/2019

Yoenis Cespedes’ bizarre mishap could create Mets’ money battle Yoenis Cespedes’ fall from grace turned literal Saturday night, and his future with the Mets may have gone down with it. The Mets’ long-lost outfielder, who has been out since last July after undergoing double-heel surgery, sustained multiple fractur...
06:13, 05/21/2019

On Baseball: Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first off-season as a general manager....
03:39, 05/21/2019

Mets Say Yoenis Cespedes Suffered "Ankle Fractures" In An Incident On His Ranch Yoenis Cespedes hasn’t played for the Mets since last July, when he returned after months on the DL for exactly one game, homered, and then announced that he needed season-ending heel surgery. The outfielder will now be out for even longer thanks to ...
02:52, 05/21/2019

Yoenis Cespedes fractures ankle in ‘violent fall’ at his ranch, Mets say Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen announced the news about Cespedes, who has been recovering from heel surgery, and also made a statement of support for embattled Manager Mickey Callaway....
10:00, 05/21/2019

Slumping Keon Broxton frustrated over lack of playing time with Mets WASHINGTON — Keon Broxton had a vision of how things would go when he started the season. Reality, including the latest snapshot of him striking out with the bases loaded to end the Mets’ 7-6 loss to the Nationals on Thursday, has delivered a cold, h...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Ramos’ slam, Syndergaard lift Mets past slumping Nats 6-2 WASHINGTON (AP) — Wilson Ramos hit a first-inning grand slam after Washington failed to complete what should have been a routine double play, Noah Syndergaard took a no-hitter into the sixth, and the New York Mets beat the slumping Nationals 6-2 Tues...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Mets crisis meeting: Wilpon summons Callaway, Van Wagenen for powwow Jeff Wilpon, Brodie Van Wagenen and Mickey Callaway met for 90 minutes Friday, with the Mets’ COO imploring his manager to use anything learned from the free fall of last season to stem the Mets’ current slide, The Post has learned. There was no ulti...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Jacob deGrom makes life a lot easier for Mickey Callaway, Mets When you have your Cy Young winner on the mound at home against the expansion Marlins, when there is an organizationally-mandated urgency for you to wake up and start winning and be the team general manager Brodie Van Wagenen expects you to be, you b...
08:39, 05/12/2019

Jarred Kelenic is making Mets’ Robinson Cano trade look even worse Not two months into the season, it looks like trading your organization’s best prospect for a 36-year-old with a large contract might just be a bad idea. As Robinson Cano exited Wednesday’s game with tightness in his left quad and has sin...
18:26, 05/23/2019

Why Jesse Winker has been waving at Mets fans after Reds' victories Reds outfielder Jesse Winker has been waving to Mets fans in the outfield during their series in New York. He explains why.        ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Jesse Winker making enemy of Mets fans with constant mocking Jesse Winker is quickly trying to become a villain at Citi Field. The Reds left fielder has closed out both wins against the Mets this week by bidding the fans goodnight in emphatic fashion, waving to the crowd as he jogged to the infield. Wednesday ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Chris Paddack takes out award anger on Mets’ Pete Alonso SAN DIEGO — Chris Paddack took his NL Rookie of the Month slight seriously. The Padres brash right-hander fired 7 ²/₃ shutout innings in which he allowed only four hits and struck out 11, lowering his ERA to 1.55 in Monday night’s 4-0 victory o...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Jeff McNeil, Robinson Cano to injured list in Mets blows The Mets are paying the price for hustling. Robinson Cano and Jeff McNeil both landed on the injured list Thursday, the former with a low-grade quad strain and the latter with hamstring tightness, before the Mets tried to complete a four-game sweep o...
18:26, 05/23/2019

Jesse Winker ejected, goes crazy in final act in series as Mets villain Jesse Winker wasn’t exactly a household name when the Reds arrived at Citi Field on Monday, but by the end of the four-game series, Mets fans certainly knew who he was. The left fielder hit the go-ahead homer off Edwin Diaz in the ninth inning of Cin...
23:52, 05/02/2019

Pete Alonso’s titanic game-winning HR in ninth propels Mets SAN DIEGO — Pete Alonso had called it a must-win game. Give the Mets rookie credit for taking matters into his own hands. With the Mets desperately needing a jolt, Alonso delivered with a mammoth two-run homer in the ninth inning Tuesday night that s...
08:52, 05/08/2019

Watch: Rajai Davis takes $243 Uber to stadium, its homer in first Mets at-bat Rajai Davis took at two-hour Uber ride to the stadium before providing a home run in his first at-bat for the New York Mets in a 6-1 win against the Washington Nationals....
16:39, 05/23/2019

Nats manager Martinez fires hat, kicks dirt, ejected vs Mets NEW YORK (AP) — Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected in the eighth inning of a game against the New York Mets and didn’t leave until making quite a scene. Plate umpire Bruce Dreckman rang up Washington’s Howie Kendrick for a strik...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Mets watch other hot-seat manager, Dave Martinez, go absolutely nuts In what seemed improbable at the start of the week, the manager most at risk of losing his job at Citi Field might not be Mickey Callaway after all. Nationals manager Dave Martinez has been feeling the heat of late, and it seemed to boil over on Thur...
22:26, 05/23/2019

Carlos Gomez’s blast vs. Nationals puts Mets in unfamiliar territory Call them the smoke and mirror Mets. Down five projected starters, a few days removed from their manager’s job being believed to be in serious jeopardy, the Mets have put together their first four-game winning streak of the season after beating Max S...
22:26, 05/23/2019

Alonso hits 16th homer, Mets rally past Nationals 6-5 NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit a long tying home run in the eighth inning, Amed Rosario had a winning infield single with two outs in the ninth and the New York Mets rallied from deficits three times to beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 Tuesday nigh...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Marathon of futility: Mets blow lead in 18th to fall to Brewers MILWAUKEE — The Force definitely wasn’t with them. As Star Wars night was unfolding Saturday at Miller Park, the Mets went to the plate and had their lightsabers reduced to rubble in another display of uninspiring baseball. And yet, after five-plus g...
08:13, 05/05/2019

Mets Place Jacob deGrom on Injured List With Sore Elbow DeGrom, who struggled in his last two games, was scratched from his scheduled start in St. Louis on Saturday and will undergo an M.R.I. exam in New York....
18:39, 04/28/2019

India evacuating 1.2 million people as cyclone menaces east coast India has accelerated efforts to evacuate more than a million people along its northeast coastline as a cyclone intensifies ahead of landfall on Friday, with thousand of villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: Eyeing Iran, U.S. sending more Patriot missiles to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to the Middle East, a U.S. official told Reuters on Friday, in the latest U.S. response to what Washington sees as a growing threat from Iran....
23:39, 05/10/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could seriously affect global oil supplies....
22:13, 05/13/2019

Pininfarina Battista Launched In The Middle East; Prices To Start Around $ 2 Million Pininfarina has announced the introduction of its fully-electric hypercar, Pininfarina Battista, in the Middle-East market. Expected to be priced around $2 million (Rs. 13.95 crore approx.), the......
11:25, 04/30/2019

Congress Raises Concerns Over Handling Of EVMs In North East Delhi The Congress has expressed concern over the way electronic voting machines (EVMs) were transported to strongroom in Nand Nagari in the North East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency after voting on Sunday......
21:39, 05/13/2019

Randy Savage lookalike breaks into East Village T-Mobile store A man bearing a resemblance to late wrestling pro “Macho Man” Randy Savage broke into an East Village T-Mobile store and tried to get his mitts on some cash, cops said Saturday. Wearing white-rimmed sunglasses and a black sweatshirt, the ...
00:39, 05/05/2019

Beast from the east: Indian mountaineers reckon they've found Yeti footprints Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or the abominable snowman, the military said on Tuesday....
10:26, 04/30/2019

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of indications of a "credible threat by Iranian regime forces," but did not provide any details on the...
01:13, 05/07/2019

Beast from the east: Indian soldiers reckon they've found Yeti footprints Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or the abominable snowman, the military said on Tuesday....
16:26, 04/30/2019

US deploys amphibious assault ship and Patriot battery to Middle East The US is beefing up its forces in the Middle East to counter what it called military threats from Tehran. US officials are claiming that Iran is moving short-range ballistic missiles onto small boats....
08:26, 05/11/2019

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef ...
04:39, 05/23/2019

KITTEN WATCH: Mother bobcat found dead on east side TUCSON – Tucson Wildlife Center is asking residents to keep an eye out for bobcat kittens on the east side of Tucson after a mother bobcat was found dead earlier this week. According to TWC, the remains of the mother bobcat was found along Tanq...
08:39, 05/18/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
05:39, 05/20/2019

Yankees slip past Rays to move closer to AL East lead ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — In an early-season showdown against the best team in the AL East, the Yankees improved their chances to eventually slide into first place. Not only did the Yankees hand the division-leading Rays a 4-3 defeat in front of 20,846 ...
05:39, 05/11/2019

New office space will bring the chic back to the Lower East Side A quart of sour pickles on Grand Street costs just $8. But a single square foot of newly minted, amenities-rich office space on Delancey Street will set you back a C-note. Hello, the new Lower East Side....
05:52, 05/14/2019

East Village’s famed lovelorn hawk attacked by former mate’s new flame Dora the red-tailed hawk — beloved by bird watchers but scorned by three-timing sweetheart Christo — has finally flown her East Village coop after she was clawed so badly that she may never fly again....
09:39, 05/05/2019

Strong cyclone lashes east India, impacts Asian subcontinent Cyclone Fani has made landfall on India’s eastern coast as a grade 5 storm, lashing the emptied beaches with rain and wind gusting up to 127 miles per hour....
13:26, 05/03/2019

West Ham’s Alisha Lehmann keen to add Wembley knees-up to East End adventure The Swiss forward has taken English football by storm since arriving as a teenager last summer and has some inside information about Women’s FA Cup final successWe are just shy of 10 months on from when the Swiss forward Alisha Lehmann joined West Ha...
10:26, 05/03/2019

US Sends Naval Strike Group To Middle East In "Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton said......
05:26, 05/06/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling "indications and warnings" from Iran and to show the United States will retaliate with "unrelenting force" to any attack, national se...
06:26, 05/06/2019

Saudi TAQA drilling unit to buy Schlumberger's Middle East rigs Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company, has agreed to buy Schlumberger's Middle East onshore drilling rigs business in Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Pakistan for $...
20:52, 04/28/2019

German national anthem outcry re-inflames East-West divide An eastern German state premier, Bodo Ramelow, says Germany should have a national anthem that all the country can sing along to. For him and others, the Nazi associations linger, and East Germans never got a choice....
19:26, 05/10/2019

'Let's just not say it': Jared Kushner says 'two-state' label hinders Middle East talks Trump son-in-law says upcoming Middle East peace plan will be ‘very acceptable’ to PalestiniansJared Kushner has revealed aspects of the US peace plan for the Middle East, indicating it would pull back from longstanding mentions of a two-state soluti...
08:13, 05/03/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peace plan....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Kushner says Middle East peace plan will be 'good starting point' White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address the Israel-Palestinian conflict and a business plan to help the two sides have a better life....
01:52, 05/03/2019

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping and a pipeline in the Middle East was directed by the Iranian government and the ayatollah....
23:39, 05/21/2019

Review: Anardana Kitchen And Bar Is East Delhi's New Hub For Lip-Smacking Indian Food Anardana, a newly opened kitchen and bar at Vikas Marg (East Delhi), is offering the best of the Indian continental fusion of cuisines, with culinary feats fit for every type of foodie....
22:39, 05/14/2019

MLB veteran Rajai Davis helps Mets win after 2-hour Uber ride to ballpark It was quite a night for Rajai Davis of the New York Mets: It started with batting practice in Pennsylvania and ended with him smacking a three-run home run in New York to cap a Mets victory....
08:52, 05/23/2019

Mets' Yoenis Cespedes suffers ankle fractures in fall on his ranch Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, already rehabbing from heel surgery, suffered ankle fractures in a fall on his ranch in Port St. Lucie, Fla.        ...
23:26, 05/20/2019

New York Mets' Robinson Cano accused of lacking hustle in latest game New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano was blasted on social media Sunday after he failed to run to first base following a softly hit ball that was turned into a double play against the Miami Marlins....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Robinson Cano’s ironic injury latest blip in Mets’ farcical drama And that, to borrow from J. Walter Weatherman in “Arrested Development,” is why you don’t hustle. Come to think of it, as loyal Twitter follower @seaver_15 suggested to me, that’s also why you don’t expend major resources on a 36-year-old coming off ...
06:39, 05/23/2019

Watch: Rajai Davis takes $243 Uber to stadium, hits homer in first Mets at-bat Rajai Davis took a two-hour Uber ride to the stadium before hitting a home run in his first at-bat for the New York Mets in a 6-1 win against the Washington Nationals....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Mets place Steven Matz on injured list, call up Dominic Smith Steven Matz is going on the 10-day injured list after all. It just took the team until the entire six-game road was over, when they were playing a man short, to make that decision. The Mets announced Matz will be shelved with radial nerve discomfort,...
01:26, 05/10/2019

Mets call-up takes 112-mile Uber to stadium then belts sealing homer Rajai Davis, 38, arrived during third inning after 5pm call-upVeteran spent about $230 on Uber to stadium from AllentownRajai Davis took batting practice Wednesday afternoon in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The 38-year-old outfielder ended his night hitti...
17:52, 05/23/2019

Jared Kushner says his Middle East peace plan will be a 'good starting point' White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
03:52, 05/03/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have announced....
05:52, 05/06/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
17:26, 05/06/2019

Towns evacuate, tourists flee as cyclone menaces India's east coast India has evacuated more than 300,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
16:13, 05/02/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India’s east coast; 1.2 million evacuated The India Meteorological Department said the “extremely severe” cyclone in the Bay of Bengal hit the coastal state of Odisha around 8 a.m.        ...
14:26, 05/03/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the Security Council on Tuesday, cataloguing further terrorist acts, attacks against civilians, repri...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Fani lashes India’s east coast — 1.2 million people evacuated  Cyclone Fani tore through India's eastern coast on Friday as a grade 5 storm, lashing beaches with rain and wind gusting up to 205 kilometres per hour and affecting weather as far away as Mount Everest....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India's east coast after huge evacuation operation The powerful cyclone Fani has struck India's eastern coast, bringing high winds and torrential rain. More than a million people were taken to safety ahead of the storm....
09:52, 05/03/2019

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt: Peace plan is weeks away With predictions swirling as to what’s in the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” for potential peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, Jason Greenblatt, the U.S. envoy for international negotiations, gave some clues this wee...
20:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 4-India evacuating 1.2 million people as cyclone menaces east coast India has accelerated efforts to evacuate more than a million people along its northeast coastline as a cyclone intensifies ahead of landfall on Friday, with thousand of villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Patriot system, transport ship sent to Middle East among rising tensions with Iran The Defense Department is moving the USS Arlington amphibious transport dock ship and a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery to the Middle East for additional military strength amid rising tensions with Iran....
18:52, 05/11/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft carrier force sent to counter alleged threats from......
03:00, 05/11/2019

Oil prices ease on surprise rise in US stockpiles, but Middle East tensions support Oil eased on Wednesday after closely watched data showed a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, but prices were supported by mounting tensions in the Middle East....
04:13, 05/15/2019

India's Modi flies over cyclone-ravaged east, promises millions to rebuild Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw for himself the damage wreaked by a powerful cyclone on Monday, pledging an extra 10 billion rupees ($144.19 million) to the hardest-hit state of Odisha where hundreds of thousands returned home from shelters....
13:39, 05/06/2019

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanism more hazardous than previously thought....
19:13, 05/23/2019

On Muslim Brotherhood, Trump Weighs Siding With Autocrats and Roiling Middle East Backed by American and Mideast hard-liners, President Trump is considering a terrorist designation for the Islamist movement that other allies consider a legitimate political force....
11:13, 05/06/2019

Gautam Gambhir Wins East Delhi, Atishi Extends An Olive Branch Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi, who trails the BJP's Gautam Gambhir by over 4.8 lakh votes in an unequal three-cornered race for the East Delhi Lok Sabha seat, today congratulatedher rival in a......
20:39, 05/23/2019

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an international economic “workshop” in Bahrain in late June, seeking to encourage investment in the Palestinian t...
00:13, 05/20/2019

U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran: Pentagon chief U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday that he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of indications of a "credible threat by Iranian regime forces."...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Smuggled over the border: the school trip, the Stasi and the East German defector – podcast In December 1984, a group of teenagers on a school trip from West Germany crossed the border into East Germany. When they returned, an East German defector was hiding under a seat on their bus. Sophie Hardach speaks to those involved 35 years on and ...
10:52, 05/13/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open. Wang Yi, whose country has been a major customer for Iranian oil, held talks with Mo...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East The spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, it would hamper democratization efforts in the Middle East and serve militant groups like Islamic...
22:39, 04/30/2019

Oil prices rise on rising Middle East tension, ongoing OPEC supply cut Oil prices advanced on Tuesday on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year and as tensions between the United States and Iran escalated....
03:39, 05/21/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential statehood....
01:26, 05/20/2019

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in The New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confrontation with Iran as “fake news” — but added that if he did send in the military it would be “a h...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Two more B-52s, Marine expeditionary unit head to Middle East as tensions rise with Iran The Pentagon dispatched two more B-52s and a Marine expeditionary unit to the Middle East, on top of forces already there, in response to "credible threats" that Iran plans to attack American forces and interests there....
19:00, 05/10/2019

North Korea fires at least 1 projectile into East Sea, 5 days after previous launches: reports North Korea fired at least one unidentified projectile from a western region north of Pyongyang on Thursday in the country’s second such launch in less than a week, according to South Korean military reports.  ...
11:39, 05/09/2019

India suspends operations in major east Indian port after cyclone warning India has suspended operations at a major port on its east coast until an impending cyclone makes landfall on Friday, a port official in the mineral rich eastern state of Odisha said....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Photos: Atari, Unix, ENIAC, and more from Vintage Computer Festival East 2019 Unix co-inventor Ken Thompson and Atari hardware engineer Joe Decuir were the keynote speakers at the Vintage Computer Festival East 2019. See photos of cool vintage tech on display at the event....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made a...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
06:39, 05/23/2019

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hitting the 1,00...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Watch: Reds' Jesse Winker trolls Mets fans after game-ending catch Jesse Winker enjoyed trolling away fans during the Reds' series against the Mets. He said his final goodbye with a wave, following a game-ending catch....
19:13, 05/02/2019

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
23:52, 05/22/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
01:52, 05/20/2019

East Lansing High assistant baseball coach dies after throwing batting practice East Lansing High School assistant baseball coach Ed Outslay collapsed after batting practice. He was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.        ...
15:13, 05/22/2019

US Navy fleet sent to Middle East to ward off threats represents a target, Iranian commander says A U.S. Navy fleet sent to the Persian Gulf to ward off a potential threat to American commercial interests represents a target instead of a serious threat, a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said Sunday....
09:13, 05/13/2019

At least three killed as Cyclone Fani hits India’s east coast; 1.2 million evacuated The India Meteorological Department said the “extremely severe” cyclone in the Bay of Bengal hit the coastal state of Odisha around 8 a.m.        ...
18:52, 05/03/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we've got it all with key ingredients and a step by......
16:52, 05/17/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and our democracySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker wit...
15:39, 05/03/2019

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “surge of diplomacy for peace,” to “untie the Gordian...
19:39, 04/28/2019

US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions WASHINGTON (AP) — US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions....
02:13, 05/14/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from the Iranian government....
10:13, 05/06/2019

India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Transylvania Men’s Lacrosse Heads East to Lynchburg for 2019 NCAA Tournament Opener Wednesday Transylvania AthleticsLynchburg, Va. – The Transylvania men’s lacrosse team will begin the 2019 NCAA Division III Tournament on Wednesday, May 8 against the Lynchburg College Hornets at 6:00 p.m. at Shellenberger Field. The Pioneers (14-4, 8...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Report revealed at Ai Everything Summit in Dubai shows Middle East on pace with global counterparts Middle East companies are on pace with their global counterparts when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence but have some distinct differences, such as how management views AI and their trust in the technology, industry experts said.Acc...
14:26, 04/30/2019

Trump, Swiss president discussed Middle East, Venezuela crises: White House U.S. President Donald Trump discussed crises in the Middle East and Venezuela during a meeting on Thursday with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, a White House spokesman said....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Mets call-up Rajai Davis arrives late via Uber, gets lost in stadium, then hits home run Rajai Davis had himself quite the Wednesday. It started with him getting ready for a minor-league game and ended with hitting a home run for the Mets.        ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Rent Madonna's East End location: the Stepney Green property was used in a Vogue photoshoot featuring the superstar She's on the cover of British Vogue this month with an accompanying video showing her frolicking in this fab retro flat in a former Victorian school hall in Stepney Green....
11:39, 05/22/2019

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect food security for years to come, warned the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday. ...
19:13, 05/08/2019

Cyclone slams Indian temple town after a million people flee east coast homes A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Tucson police identify victim in fatal crash involving a pedestrian on city’s east side TUCSON — The Tucson Police Department is investigating Wednesday’s fatal crash involving a pedestrian near Golf Links and WIlmot. Officers say 34-year-old Justin Boyd attempted to run across the street near the intersection, when he was h...
08:13, 05/10/2019

Inside Kawhi Leonard's historic buzzer-beater that lifted Raptors into East finals Kawhi Leonard got the ultimate shooter's roll and hit the first game-winning, buzzer-beating shot in the history of NBA playoff Game 7s.        ...
08:13, 05/13/2019

Police break up clashes in east India, Mumbai votes in fourth phase of massive poll Police broke up clashes between rival groups of voters in a key eastern state on Monday as some of India's richest families and Bollywood stars also cast their ballots in Mumbai during the fourth phase of a massive, staggered general election....
10:39, 04/29/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. official told Fox News on Monday....
16:13, 05/06/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came after “indications of a credible threat” from Iran....
22:26, 05/06/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
00:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Cyclone slams Indian temple town after a million people flee east coast homes A cyclone barrelled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall....
11:00, 05/03/2019

Tornado spotted near Tulsa airport, water rescues reported across Oklahoma as severe threat shifts east A powerful storm system that brought dozens of tornado sightings across the Southern Plains spawned a confirmed twister Tuesday morning near Tulsa International Airport as highways across Oklahoma were closed by floodwaters....
18:00, 05/21/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip during the past three days, towards Palestinian protests over the deteriorating economic ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Where to buy in east London: Stratford's Olympic success spreading to neighbouring areas with 33,000 new homes and the next Chiltern Firehouse Seven years on from the 2012 Games and five from the opening of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford is fizzing with development, spilling over and into the Lea Valley....
20:13, 05/14/2019

Canning Town murder probe: Police say it will take days to identify women found in freezer in east London flat Detectives investigating after the bodies of two women were found in a freezer in east London have said it will take days to identify them due to the "conditions in which they were found"....
19:26, 05/01/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Cyclone slams Indian temple town after a million people flee east coast homes A cyclone barrelled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall....
10:26, 05/03/2019

Noah Syndergaard on Mets manager speculation: 'It’s (expletive)' The Mets lost to the Marlins and became the first team to be swept by Miami this season. Noah Syndergaard defended his manager        ...
04:13, 05/20/2019