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Yankees ‘hope’ Domingo German can deliver big innings in stretch drive

The Yankees still expect Domingo German to give them some important innings down the stretch despite having been out since July. 
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Where Is Bonanza Creek Ranch? New Mexico Filming Location for Alec Baldwin Film 'Rust'
A prop gun fired by Alec Baldwin on the set of "Rust" accidentally killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The film's director was also injured and is in a critical condition.
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Alec Baldwin Prop Gun Shooting Prompts Brandon Lee Comparisons
Brandon Lee died in 1993 after an incident on the set of the movie "The Crow."
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Illinois mom fatally struck by bullet while reading Bible to youngest daughter
An Illinois mother was fatally injured by a stray bullet Sunday night while she was preparing her 7-month-old daughter for bed and reading the baby the Bible.
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Greek Maria Sakkari qualifies for season-ending WTA Finals
Greece's Maria Sakkari will make her debut at the WTA Finals after the 26-year-old qualified for the season-ending championships after reaching the quarterfinals at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.
Volcanic-Like Eruptions in Black Holes Blow Cosmic Bubbles Spanning Light-Years
The material that billows out from feeding supermassive black holes stretches for thousands of light-years "impacting anything that stands in their way."
Greek Maria Sakkari qualifies for season-ending WTA Finals
Greece's Maria Sakkari will make her debut at the WTA Finals after the 26-year-old qualified for the season-ending championships after reaching the quarterfinals at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.
Joe Biden Misspeaks on Taiwan Again as White House Issues Clarification on China Remarks
The U.S. has long pursued a policy of so-called "strategic ambiguity" on the issue of defending Taiwan.
It's Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune' now
"I know you," murmurs Paul, the young protagonist of Denis Villeneuve's "Dune." He's referring to a beautiful woman who has wandered in his unconscious, all windswept hair and piercing gaze, halfway between dream and perfume advert. Now she stands before him, flesh and blood; a vision no more. Yet she's flintier than anticipated, brusquer than the fantasy. Expectation, meet reality.
It's Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune' now
A sci-fi classic with a legacy of cinematic failure is finally getting its dues on the big screen. Thank Denis Villeneuve -- and his 13-year-old self.
It's Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune' now
"I know you," murmurs Paul, the young protagonist of Denis Villeneuve's "Dune." He's referring to a beautiful woman who has wandered in his unconscious, all windswept hair and piercing gaze, halfway between dream and perfume advert. Now she stands before him, flesh and blood; a vision no more. Yet she's flintier than anticipated, brusquer than the fantasy. Expectation, meet reality.
Denis Villeneuve: Making 'Dune' for the boy within
A sci-fi classic with a legacy of cinematic failure is finally getting its dues on the big screen. Thank Denis Villeneuve -- and his 13-year-old self.
See what Japan's largest military drill in 30 years looks like
Officials of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force say the security environment in Japan is the worst since end of World War II -- more than 70 years ago. For the first time in nearly 30 years, Japanese troops are holding a massive nationwide military drill to make sure they are prepared for potential armed conflict. CNN's Blake Essig gets a rare glimpse at the exercises.
Covid-19 live updates: More Americans are getting their boosters than first vaccine doses
The number of Americans getting coronavirus vaccine boosters is outpacing the number of those getting their first vaccine shots, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Five Russian Jets Buzz Alaska Airspace as NATO and Moscow Tensions Spike
The incident comes two days after Russia escorted U.S. military aircraft over the Black Sea, and amid a standoff between Moscow and the alliance.
Alec Baldwin ‘Rust’ shooting victims: Who are Halnya Hutchins and Joel Souza?
'Rust' movie set shooting victims Halnya Hutchins and Joel Souza are not nearly as widely known as star Alec Baldwin. Here is some information about them.
Meghan McCain Is Still Playing the Victim
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos GettyMeghan McCain has always been destined for greatness. Being born to one of the most powerful politicians in the country will have that effect on your career trajectory.Less than three months removed from her four-year stint as co-host of ABC’s The View, McCain is making the media rounds to support the release of her new audiobook, Bad Republican. The newly minted Daily Mail columnist and world’s foremost expert on being John McCain’s daughter has a lot to say about how hard it is to be a conservative woman in media—though evidence of this is severely lacking.Variety posted an excerpt from her new book and ran a softball interview conducted by Ramin Setoodeh, who notes that McCain is a personal friend of his; Sean Hannity gave her similarly kid-glove treatment on Fox News; Meet the Press host Chuck Todd gushed over how nice it was “to have a McCain back on Meet the Press”; and S.E. Cupp, another friend of McCain’s, interviewed her for Rolling Stone, where she asked hard-hitting questions such as, “Did you ever worry about getting canceled while you were on The View?” and “Why do people have this princess impression of you?” Her book tour’s media strategy has been so gentle that the most pushback she’s gotten along the way was a question from Andy Cohen (another good pal) on Watch What Happens Live about whether or not it was hypocritical of her to write a tell-all “after prefacing every tell-all interview on The View with ‘I hate tell-alls?’”Read more at The Daily Beast.
‘Delinquent’ Matt Gaetz Currently Blocked from Practicing Law
JOCE/Bauer-Griffin/GettyThis is one bar tab Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) may regret not paying.Faced with an onslaught of accusations that he engaged in underage sex trafficking—and bracing for criminal charges—Gaetz has allowed his license to practice law in his home state of Florida to lapse.As of Wednesday, Gaetz had not paid the fees he owes to The Florida Bar, which regulates lawyers there, prompting the organization to deem him “delinquent” and “not eligible to practice law in Florida.”Read more at The Daily Beast.
Prince William and Kate Middleton Want Their American Fan Base Back
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyIf you love The Daily Beast’s royal coverage, then we hope you’ll enjoy The Royalist, a members-only series for Beast Inside. Become a member to get it in your inbox on Sunday.How to parcel up the world, House of Windsor style.After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s explosive Oprah Winfrey interview—and many words, upset, allegations, and denials since—it seemed to be that the two had their American constituency of fans. The rest of the royals—Prince William and Kate Middleton included—could keep Britain, thanks very much. The popularity of Harry and Meghan in the U.S. is far greater than in the U.K. Meghan is American, and they live in California. Read more at The Daily Beast.
Virginia Guv Hopeful Glenn Youngkin Plays Footsie With the Far Right
AP Photo/Patrick SemanskyAn event listing for the Virginia Tea Party’s “Backlash to Socialism” summit makes no mention of Glenn Youngkin. The aspiring governor is absent from a photo gallery of the event, and there’s not a peep about it on his Facebook page, where he posted pictures from a different event that same day.But Youngkin recorded an address that played at the event, which was sponsored by the far-right John Birch Society and featured a keynote speaker who went on a conspiratorial diatribe about supposed communist infiltration, according to videos reviewed by The Daily Beast.Youngkin, Virginia’s Republican gubernatorial nominee, is running a tight race against Democrat Terry McAuliffe. In a bid to flip the democratically held office, Youngkin has pitched himself to the state’s moderates and independents, and maintained a careful distance from the GOP’s more extreme voices. But Youngkin’s path to victory also requires support from Donald Trump’s base—and video from the June 26 Tea Party event suggests that Youngkin is privately comfortable courting more fringe votes.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
Budapest Has a Grand New Hotel
Matild PalaceAs the 19th century careened into the 20th, the population of Central European cities exploded. So, too, did the number of imaginative—mind blowing, really—buildings that to this day make Prague, Vienna, and Budapest some of the most beautiful cities in the world. Buildings were made of elaborately carved stone, tiles in shocking colors, and architectural elements right out of a Mucha illustration.While we think of the Austro-Hungarian nobility at this time as stuffy and stuck in the past, some were not and got in on the action. The Archduchess Maria Klotild was one, snatching up two lots at the end of the century on either side of the road at the end of a major bridge crossing the Danube in Budapest. She hired Kálmán Giergl and Flóris Korb, two of the most significant Hungarian architects at the time who also worked on the iconic New York Palace Hotel. (If you have some time the New York Cafe inside is worth checking out even though it’s extremely touristy). The archduchess’ twin buildings were groundbreaking for their time both in terms of construction—steel clad in stone—and comfort—elevators. They featured shops and cafes on their ground floors with residential units above, and the two buildings were capped at the corner by a fetching Neo-Rococo tower.Like much of Budapest in the aftermath of Communism, the magnificent buildings looked like they had seen better days. But this spring Marriott’s The Luxury Collection finished its top to bottom restoration and redecoration of one of them, Matild Palace, making it the the latest selection in Beast Travel’s series on exciting new hotels, The New Room With a View.Read more at The Daily Beast.
GOP Rep. Booted Off Jan. 6 Panel Is Running a Shadow Probe
Tom Williams/CQ-Roll CallRep. Jim Banks (R-IN) was one of the two Republicans that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) booted from the Jan. 6 Committee in July, but Donald Trump’s staunch ally appears to be using his brief association with the panel to run a shadow investigation of his own.According to two sources familiar with the situation, Banks sent letters to many of the same federal agencies that the select committee’s chairman, Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), has contacted for information regarding the U.S. Capitol attack.The group of federal agencies that Banks has contacted includes the Department of Justice, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Homeland Security—among others. And one of those sources said that recipients also included social media companies, like Facebook, which had also been targets of extensive evidence requests.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Secret Corruption ‘Waivers’ and Other Tales From Trump’s Former Ethics Director
Photo Illustration Daily Beast/GettyIt’s hard to distill the Trump administration’s many, many mistakes down to “the most horrifying ethical lapse.” But if there’s anyone qualified to do so, it’s Walter Shaub, the former director of the United States Office of Government Ethics during the Obama administration, and for nine very long months during the Trump administration.He doesn’t hesitate when Molly Jong-Fast asks him the lapse question in the latest episode of The New Abnormal.Subscribe to The New Abnormal on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Amazon Music, or Overcast. To listen to our weekly members-only bonus episodes, join Beast Inside here. Already a member? You can listen here and sign up for new episode email alerts here.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Apple TV+’s $200 Million ‘Invasion’ Will Bore You to Tears
Courtesy of Apple TV+Invasion is about the arrival of extraterrestrial life on Earth, but those interested in seeing actual aliens—much less a, you know, invasion—had best not hold their breath, since Simon Kinberg and David Weil’s 10-part Apple TV+ series (Oct. 22) takes its sweet time getting to the good stuff. In fact, over the course of its first five episodes (which were all that was provided to press), the show barely depicts a single not-of-this-world creature, or spaceship landing on Earth, or coherent encounter between man and moonman. So doggedly does it tease its audience with the very material promised by its premise and title that it plays like a big-budget test of one’s patience.Given how many similar sagas have been produced by Hollywood over the past 75 years, it’s not unreasonable for Kinberg (the mastermind behind Fox’s X-Men films) and Weil to take a slow-burn approach to their saga. What is perplexing, however, is the perverse length to which they drag out their major reveals. To be sure, Invasion’s characters are all navigating a world that’s been suddenly thrown into chaos. Yet none of them know why, and the show doesn’t actually portray the specific nature of these cataclysms; they’re all fiery, earthquake-y “attacks” that happen just out of sight, and whose aftermath is all we witness. There are random clues littered throughout—kids are suffering from nosebleeds! People are intermittently beset by shrieking radio noises! Crop circles appear in corn fields!—but they’re so meager as to barely count as breadcrumbs. And as for the creatures themselves? Your guess is as good as mine, since the only glimpse provided during the early going is a shimmering quasi-invisible being that’s impossible to lucidly make out.Instead, Invasion spends almost all of its energy focusing on a group of disparate characters from around the globe who are dealing with personal dilemmas that are only somewhat related to the ongoing planetary crisis. In Long Island, doctor-turned-housewife Aneesha (Golshifteh Farahani) learns that her son Luke (Azhy Robertson) is the only one in his class who hasn’t had a nosebleed. She also discovers that her husband Ahmed (Firas Nassar) is a lout who’s carrying on an affair with an Instagram chef. When their quiet suburban street suffers a vague assault (leaving houses and cars in smoking ruins), they’re all forced to go on the run, much to the dismay of Aneesha, who glares and seethes at her cheating spouse for being an unrepentant creep. He most certainly is that, but what he isn’t is interesting—something that goes for this entire storyline, which drags its feet from one nondescript locale and monotonous argument to another.Read more at The Daily Beast.
DJ trio Swedish House Mafia return with new music, tour
Ready to party again, DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia are back with a new collab with The Weeknd and a world tour on the horizon. (Oct. 22)
Skywest Airlines Outage Sparks Delays, Cancellations of Hundreds of Flights
U.S. regional carrier Skywest Airlines was reportedly hit by technical problems, resulting in grounded flights across the country.
The boom-or-bust offense of the Red Sox has gone bust lately. Now the Astros are on the cusp.
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2 dead after a former employee opens fire at a Nebraska grain services facility
A man who was fired Thursday from a grain services company in Nebraska returned to the facility later in the day and fatally two people and wounded another, police said.
The Next Cocktail Frontier? Smaller Cities
Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastThe rebirth of the cocktail started in big cities, including New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles. But over the last few years, smaller markets have arguably made the biggest bartending strides.On this episode of the award-winning podcast Life Behind Bars, co-hosts David Wondrich and Noah Rothbaum are joined by chef Cheetie Kumar and bartender John Gertsen from the acclaimed restaurant Garland in Raleigh, North Carolina. Kumar and Gertsen share their fascinating life stories and how they came to live and work in the Tar Heel State.So fix yourself a cocktail and listen to this episode of Life Behind Bars. Cheers!Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Alec Baldwin prop gun shooting stirs memories of Brandon Lee's tragic death
The shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins reminds many of what happened to actor Brandon Lee on the set of "The Crow." Here's a timeline of that case.
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What’s Fueling Bitcoin’s Ride? It’s More FOMO Than Inflation
For that reason, regulators need to be on their guard.
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Online Furor Over a Student’s Hijab Engulfs a Liberal Town
A 7-year-old told her mother that she resisted a New Jersey teacher’s attempt to pull off her Muslim head covering. It spiraled from there.
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'Virginia, you have a lot of responsibility:' Obama, Harris prod Black voters ahead of governor's race
As Terry McAuliffe battles Republican Glenn Youngkin in Virginia, Barack Obama and Kamala Harris are trying to galvanize Black voters in a tight race.       
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Gridlock City: Voting rights rejected, Biden spending bill still stuck
A whole lot of sound and fury was followed by perpetual paralysis this week on the Hill as Senate Democrats tried for a second time to pass a voting rights bill, not a single Republican voted for it, and it was blocked from getting to the floor.
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NLCS: Chris Taylor's Three-Homer Day Keeps Dodgers Alive
The N.L.C.S. heads back to Atlanta after Taylor became the 11th batter with three homers in a postseason game.
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Albert Pujols has strong offensive night in Dodgers’ win
Albert Pujols’ days of thunder are largely behind him, but he demonstrated Thursday he still can be trusted in a big game.
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A notebook found near Brian Laundrie's remains could answer some key questions, experts say
Many questions remain unanswered following the death of Brian Laundrie. But crime experts say the notebook found near his remains in a Florida nature reserve park may shed some light on the circumstances of his disappearance and the violent death of his fiancée Gabby Petito.
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Greg Gutfeld: Racism is a public health crisis, if you're a racist
Cities are hemorrhaging residents – because the residents are hemorrhaging! Murders have jumped 10. percent from 2020 in 87 cities, according to the New York Times.
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Rookie Morgan Barron getting other shot with Rangers
Morgan Barron, the 22-year-old out of Cornell, made his Rangers season debut Thursday in a 3-1 win over the Predators following his recall from the AHL Wolf Pack after Kaapo Kakko suffered an apparent shoulder injury on Saturday.
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Inflation Hasn’t Hurt Consumer Giants Nestle, Unilever — Yet
Rising prices have helped boost the world’s biggest consumer-goods companies. But this might be as good as it gets for a while.
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Stephen Curry’s 45-point masterpiece propels Warriors past Clippers
SAN FRANCISCO — Stephen Curry raised his arms, waved to acknowledge the adoring fans as shot after shot dropped through the net and screamed in celebration — no trash about it. Curry hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 56.8 seconds remaining to follow up a 30-footer less than a minute earlier, and he relished every bit...
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Commentary: Dodgers bullpen helps breathe a sigh of relief in NLCS Game 5
The Dodgers earned a trip to an NLCS Game 6 to Atlanta thanks to the bullpen that delivered 8 1/3 shutout innings and an offense that produced 11 runs.
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Property Developer Evergrande Avoids Default With a Last-Minute Payment, According to Chinese Media
The $83.5 million payment is the latest twist in a months-long drama that has captivated global investors
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California teacher placed on leave, accused of mimicking Native American dance
A Riverside, California, teacher was placed on paid administrative leave after a video emerged showing her chanting and dancing in front of her class while donning Native American headgear made out of paper.
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Hedge Funds Are Thriving Amid Inflation-Wary Markets
The industry still needs to deliver better returns to justify its existence.
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Gang boss in Haiti threatens to kill abducted missionaries
The boss of a notorious Haitian gang accused of kidnapping 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group last weekend is warning that the hostages will be killed if his demands aren't met.
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Prop firearm discharged, kills woman on movie set
A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is producing and starring in a Western movie, killed his director of photography and injured the director Thursday at the movie set outside Santa Fe, New Mexico, authorities said. (Oct. 22)      
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Biden is losing ground because he's not answering the tough questions
While I watched President Joe Biden's CNN town hall Thursday night, I kept asking myself: What is the point of this? Who is the audience?
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AJ Pollock and Albert Pujols help rejuvenate Dodgers' offense in Game 5 win
AJ Pollock overcame his recent struggles at the plate, hitting two home runs in the Dodgers' 11-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves in NLCS Game 5.
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