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Missouri, Illinois report record virus numbers. I am deeply concerned, Pritzker says - Metro

Missouri, Illinois report record virus numbers. I am deeply concerned, Pritzker says St. Louis Post-Dispatch.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsOct 18th, 2020Related News

Louis Partridge, the cutie in Enola Holmes, is the ‘actor to watch’

If you’ve already seen Enola Holmes on Netflix, lead star Millie Bobby Brown is not the only charmer in the adventure film about Sherlock Holmes’ aspiring detective of a teen sister. There’s Louis Partridge who plays Lord Tewksbury, the young viscount-in-distress who Enola decides to help......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 5th, 2020Related News

The miracle of vaccines

The first vaccine was developed in 1796 by Edward Jenner, who used cowpox material to develop immunity to smallpox. According to historyofvaccines.org, the next major breakthrough occurred in 1885, almost 100 years later: the development of the rabies vaccine by Louis Pasteur. Other vaccines developed through the 1930s (50 years later) include those against tetanus, […] The post The miracle of vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2020Related News

Magnus takes charge

Norwegian world champion Magnus Carlsen scored an impressive six wins and one draw to move into the lead following the ninth-round blitz play at the $250,000 St. Louis Online Rapid and Blitz Invitational......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsSep 20th, 2020Related News

So ahead

World no. 8 Filipino grandmaster Wesley So emerged as the only player to finish the rapid section with an unblemished record in the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz online tournament on Thursday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsSep 19th, 2020Related News

P6.5M na halaga ng luxury bags at sapatos nakumpiska sa NAIA

Aabot sa P6.5 milyong halaga ng mga mamamahaling bag at sapatos ang nakumpiska ng mga tauhan ng Bureau of Customs (BOC) sa Ninoy Aquino International Airoprt (NAIA). Ang mga bag na may brand na Prada, Gucci, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Christian Dior, Valentino, kabilang ang mga sapatos at iba pang accessories ay pawang idineklarang shampoo. […] The post P6.5M na halaga ng luxury bags at sapatos nakumpiska sa NAIA appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 18th, 2020Related News

Wesley So seizes top spot in Saint Louis chess tiff

Two points behind world champion Magnus Carlsen entering the last two rounds, So, 26, turned it around by beating Armenian Levon Aronian and Indian Pentala Harikrishna to rule the rapid event with 13 points as against the former’s 12......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsSep 18th, 2020Related News

Landmark protest in Mauritius over giant oil spill

Tens of thousands of Mauritians protested Saturday in the capital Saint-Louis over the government's handling of a giant oil spill off its pristine Indian Ocean coast......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsAug 30th, 2020Related News

McIlroy, Cantlay the sole survivors to par at Olympia Fields

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Rory McIlroy doesn't need fans to keep his head in the game at the BMW Championship. Olympia Fields is so tough it won't allow anything but his full attention on every shot. McIlroy and Patrick Cantlay made their share of mistakes Friday and shrugged them off because that's bound to happen on the toughest test the PGA Tour has seen this year. By the end of another steamy afternoon south of Chicago, they were the sole survivors to par. One week after McIlroy admitted to going through the motions without spectators around to provide the cheers, he had a 1-under 69 to share the 36-hole lead with Cantlay. It was plenty tough for Tiger Woods, whose PGA Tour season appears to be two rounds from being over. He didn't have enough good shots to atone for his bad ones, and he had to make a 35-foot par putt on his final hole to shoot 75, leaving him nine shots behind. Woods was toward the bottom of the pack at a tournament where he needs to finish around fourth to be among the top 30 who advance to the Tour Championship. Cantlay holed a 50-foot chip for birdie, and holed out a 50-yard wedge for eagle. He also missed the green on three of the par 3s, the last one leading to a double bogey. He finished with a 6-iron out of the thick rough and made a 40-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole. It added to a 68, matching the best score of the round. They were at 1-under 139, one shot ahead of Hideki Matsuyama and Dustin Johnson, who were going in opposite directions when it was time to sign their scorecards. Matsuyama, the only player to reach 4 under at any point this week, dropped four shots over his last 10 holes for a 73. Johnson finished birdie-birdie for 69. The phrase “U.S. Open” is being heard a lot more than “FedEx Cup” this week. “I think the test is what’s helped me focus and concentrate because if you lose focus out there for one second ... just one lapse in concentration can really cost you around here,” McIlroy said. “I think one of the big keys this week is just not making big numbers. If you hit it out of position, get it back in position, make sure that your worse score is bogey and move on. Honestly, bogeys aren't that bad out here.” He made a mistake on the 14th hole by going long and left, and only a great wedge to a back pin to 5 feet kept him from a big blunder, even though he missed the par putt. He flirted with trouble later in his round on the fifth hole with a wedge from 134 yards that came up 30 yards short, the pin tucked behind a big bunker. He left that in collar short of the green and got up-and-down for bogey. Cantlay doesn't expect to hole out twice a round with wedges and hopes he can sharpen up his game a little. Still, he loves the idea of having to think and plot his way around the course. “It's about as stiff of a test as you would want,” Cantlay said. “It's very, very difficult, and you have to play from the fairway, and you have to play from below the hole, frankly. The greens have so much slope on them that you really need to be putting uphill. And so if you're in the rough, it gets exponentially harder to do that.” For those playing well — anywhere within a few shots of par in this case — it was an enjoyable challenge. For everyone, regardless of the score, it was a grind. “I don't know if any rain will matter, really,” Kevin Kisner said after a bogey-bogey finish ruined an otherwise good day and gave him a 70, leaving him three shots behind. “I think even par wins the golf tournament.” Doesn't 280 always win the U.S. Open? That's what Arnold Palmer used to say. And this feels like a U.S. Open. Go back to Shinnecock Hills two years ago in the U.S. Open to find the last time someone won at over par (Brooks Koepka). For non-majors, the tour said over par hasn't won since Bruce Lietzke at the Byron Nelson Classic in 1981. It's a massive change from last week, when Johnson won by 11 shots at 30-under 254. “Last week was fun, too,” Johnson said. “But this week is more of a grind, that's for sure. Every single hole out here is difficult. You've got to really be focused on every shot that you hit.” Among those two shots behind was Louis Oosthuizen, whose birdie in the dark on the final hole last week at the TPC Boston moved him to No. 70 to qualify for the BMW Championship. “This is the golf course I needed to do what I must do,” he said of moving into the top 30. “Look, this can go really south on you quickly. You can shoot 6, 7 over on this golf course very quickly. But if you really stick to it and play middle of the greens and lag those putts, you can make a lot of pars. And you're not going to lose spots if you're making pars.”.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 29th, 2020Related News

Cardinals expect more virus cases after tests

New York---The St. Louis Cardinals, already facing multiple COVID-19 cases that wiped out their weekend Major League Baseball games, expect more positive results from testing Sunday, ESPN reported......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 5th, 2020Related News

Cardinals& rsquo; series axed as 13 test positive for coronavirus

Los Angeles—Thirteen members of the St. Louis Cardinals franchise have tested positive for COVID-19, Major League Baseball said Monday, forcing postponement of the team’s four-game series with the Detroit Tigers......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 4th, 2020Related News

Cardinals series axed as 13 test positive for COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Thirteen members of the St. Louis Cardinals franchise have tested positive for COVID-19, Major League Baseball said Monday, forcing postponement of the team’s four-game series with the Detroit Tigers. A statement from MLB said seven players and six staff members from the Cardinals had contracted coronavirus in the past week. The […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsAug 4th, 2020Related News

Judge homers again, Yankees roll past Red Sox 5-1

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge homered for the third straight night, Jordan Montgomery cut up one of the league’s hottest lineups in his 2020 debut and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Friday night in their first home game of the coronavirus-shortened season. Judge took aim at Yankee Stadium’s short right field porch in the third, a half-inning after starting a double play from right. Gio Urshela and Brett Gardner hit their first home runs of the season, Chad Green pitched two perfect innings in relief, and Adam Ottavino and Jonathan Holder closed up shop as New York improved to 5-1. Michael Chavis homered for Boston and Phillips Valdez impressed over 2 2/3 scoreless innings, but the club couldn’t overcome another poor start by Ryan Weber (0-2). There was also a moment of silence for late Yankees co-owner Hank Steinbrenner, who died in April. New York is wearing uniform patches with his initials this season. Montgomery (1-0) pitched 5 2/3 innings, limiting the Red Sox to a run, five hits and a walk with four strikeouts. TIGERS 7, REDS 2 DETROIT (AP) — Spencer Turnbull and the Detroit bullpen combined on a three-hitter, and Austin Romine and Travis Demeritte each drove in two runs. Turnbull (1-0) allowed two runs and three hits in six innings. He struck out six, walked one and didn’t allow a hit until former Tigers teammate Nick Castellanos doubled leading off the fifth. Detroit relievers Gregory Soto, Buck Farmer and Bryan Garcia retired nine consecutive batters in the final three innings. Luis Castillo (0-1) gave up five runs on eight hits in six-plus innings. BRAVES 11, METS 10 ATLANTA (AP) —Travis d’Arnaud drove in five runs, including three with a bases-loaded double that capped a five-run eighth against his former team and Atlanta rallied from six runs down. D’Arnaud had three hits. The biggest was the double off Seth Lugo (1-1) that gave Atlanta the lead and completed the comeback from deficits of 8-2 and 10-5. Dansby Swanson’s RBI single started the scoring in Atlanta’s decisive inning before Ender Inciarte scored on a wild pitch from Dellin Betances to cut New York’s lead to 10-8. Lugo walked Marcell Ozuna to load the bases. Johan Camargo popped out to shallow right field before d’Arnaud cleared the bases with his double to the gap in right-center. Chris Martin ended the game when Wilson Ramos hit a fly ball to deep right field with runners on first and second. Martin earned his first save. Grant Dayton (1-0) pitched a scoreless eighth. Yoenis Céspedes had a two-run double in New York’s six-run fifth inning, J.D. Davis hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs. Robinson Canó had three hits, including a homer. WHITE SOX 3, ROYALS 2 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adam Engel hit a three-run homer in the second inning as Chicago spoiled Kansas City's home opener. Dallas Keuchel picked up the win for the White Sox. Alex Colome converted his first save opportunity. Kuechel (2-0) worked out of trouble seemingly the entire game. He retired the Royals in order in only one inning, and allowed just two runs on seven hits in 5 1/3 innings. He walked one and struck out three. Kris Bubic (0-1) settled down after struggling early in his big league debut for Kansas City. He allowed three runs (two earned) on three hits. He walked one and hit James McCann twice. TWINS 4, INDIANS 1 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler hit his second leadoff home run of the season, and Alex Avila added his first homer for Minnesota. Randy Dobnak (1-1) pitched five scoreless innings for Minnesota following a day of COVID-19 testing and uncertainty due to two positive tests by the St. Louis Cardinals, who played here earlier in the week. Mike Clevinger (0-1) allowed four runs in four innings for Cleveland. He gave up six hits and walked five. Taylor Rogers finished off his second save of the season......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 1st, 2020Related News

Indians Bieber strikes out 13 against Twins to tie record

By The Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s Shane Bieber tied the major league record for strikeouts in a pitcher’s first two starts of the season, punching out 13 Minnesota Twins over eight innings in the Indians’ 2-0 victory on Thursday night. Bieber (2-0) fanned 14 over six scoreless innings on Friday against Kansas City. His 27 strikeouts in the two games matched the record set by Karl Spooner of the Brooklyn Dodgers in September 1954 during the first two starts of his short career. Facing a Twins team that came in with the second-best run differential in baseball, Bieber allowed three singles in his eight innings. Francisco Lindor supplied all the offense Cleveland needed with a two-run homer in the third inning off Jose Berríos (0-1). After Jose Ramirez singled with two outs, Berrios left an 0-2 pitch up over the plate, and Lindor drove it over the fence in right for his second homer of the season. YANKEES 8, ORIOLES 6 BALTIMORE (AP) — Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning after New York blew an early five-run lead, and the Yankees swept an impromptu two-game series. Luke Voit hit his first career grand slam for the Yankees, who stretched their winning streak against Baltimore to 18 games and notched their 17th consecutive victory at Camden Yards. New York has swept six straight series from the Orioles dating to early last year. Judge’s second homer in two games — a no-doubt shot to left off Cole Sulser (0-1) — came after Pedro Severino put Baltimore in front with a two-run drive in the eighth against Jonathan Loaisiga (1-0). Zack Britton worked the ninth for his second save. After Voit connected in a five-run first inning against John Means, Hanser Alberto hit a two-run drive in the bottom half off J.A. Happ. Rio Ruiz homered for the third time in five games with a man on in the second to cut the deficit to 5-4. RED SOX 4, METS 2 NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Vázquez hit two more homers and Martín Pérez gave Boston’s patchwork rotation a much-needed lift. Pérez (1-1) overcame four walks and some shaky defense behind him, allowing only two hits while striking out five in 5 2/3 innings for his first win with the Red Sox. Vázquez connected twice off Steven Matz (0-1), including a two-run shot on an 0-2 pitch in the fourth that put Boston ahead 3-2. Boston loaded the bases with nobody out in the ninth and added an insurance run when Edwin Díaz hit José Peraza with a pitch. Brandon Workman, on the mound for the third straight day after throwing 30 pitches Wednesday, got the last three outs for his second save — both in the last two nights. ROYALS 5, TIGERS 3 DETROIT (AP) — Trevor Rosenthal pitched a scoreless ninth for his first save since 2017 and Kansas City overcame Miguel Cabrera’s first multihomer game since 2016. Once a standout closer for St. Louis, Rosenthal has struggled with his health and his effectiveness in recent years, finishing 2019 with a 13.50 ERA in 22 appearances with the Nationals and Tigers. When he retired JaCoby Jones on a grounder to end the game, he gave his glove a little celebratory tap. The Royals' offense came through late. Whit Merrifield scored on Salvador Perez’s grounder to break a 2-all tie in the seventh. Bubba Starling added a double the following inning that gave Kansas City two insurance runs it ended up needing. Cabrera hit solo homers in the first and eighth, and Jonathan Schoop added one for Detroit in the fourth. It was Cabrera’s first multihomer game since Sept. 30, 2016 at Atlanta, and he’s gone deep three times in the first seven games this year after hitting only 12 home runs in 2019. Greg Holland (1-0) won in relief for the Royals, and Jose Cisnero (1-1) took the loss. BRAVES 2, RAYS 1 ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried retired Tampa Bay’s first 14 batters and combined with three relievers on a four-hitter to lead Atlanta. Dansby Swanson had a run-scoring single in Atlanta’s two-run second inning. Fried (1-0) struck out seven and walked one while allowing one run in 6 2/3 innings. The left-hander improved to 4-0 in four interleague starts. Luke Jackson, and Shane Greene combined for four outs before Mark Melancon pitched the ninth for his second save. Ryan Yarbrough (0-1) allowed two runs on only two hits with three walks in 6 1/3 innings. NATIONALS 6, BLUE JAYS 4 WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael A. Taylor’s second homer of the season helped the “visiting” Nationals knock around struggling Hyun-Jin Ryu and beat home-away-from-home Toronto before both teams head into a coronavirus-caused mini break. Kurt Suzuki delivered a two-run double and Asdrúbal Cabrera added an RBI double off Ryu (0-1), who gave up Taylor’s two-run shot to straightaway center that he celebrated with a socially distanced dugout dance in the fourth. Erick Fedde, making his second start in place of a sidelined Stephen Strasburg, gave up two runs in 3 1/3 innings. Ryne Harper (1-0) followed and got five outs for the win. Daniel Hudson pitched the ninth to earn his first save of the year. Nationals rookie third baseman Carter Kieboom reached base four times — two singles, two walks — and scored twice. Teoscar Hernández homered twice, giving him four during this four-game series at Washington, and Cavan Biggio hit a solo shot for Toronto. Neither team will play again until Tuesday, a four-day gap that is normally unheard of in baseball, where clubs can go weeks at a time without any respite......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 31st, 2020Related News

This former V-League volleybelle is getting ready for frontline duty

Former Baguio Summer Spiker and St. Louis University Navigator middle blocker and opposite spiker Colleen Rossi is turning in her game spandex for hospital light blue and a white lab coat when she begins her post-graduate internship at the Baguio General Hospital on August 1......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 17th, 2020Related News

St. Louis Filipino Bread now open in Maryland Heights

St. Louis Filipino Bread now open in Maryland Heights St. Louis Magazine.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJul 4th, 2020Related News

So crowned 1st Clutch Chess champ

Filipino grandmaster Wesley won the first edition of the Clutch Chess Champions Showdown, organized by the Saint Louis Chess Club, last Friday in Missouri......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsMay 31st, 2020Related News

Gamban bests Duremdes in ‘Homework’ face-off

University of the Philippines men’s volleyball team rookie Louis Gamban proved that he can pull off an upset even off the court. The hero in the Fighting Maroons’ straight sets stunner over Ateneo de Manila University in the cancelled UAAP Season 82 volleyball tournament squared off with Far Eastern University’s Buding Duremdes in the latest episode of The Scores’ ‘Homework’ segment. Duremdes got the upper hand early, getting the right answers in the first two questions. With his back against the wall, Gamban won the next three points to steal the win in Group B. Gamban put UP in their bracket’s top spot to join Group A’s leader Adamson, which won in the first episode of the segment when Jema Galanza defeated Ponggay Gaston of Ateneo. The UAAP cancelled Season 82 amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “Nakakalungkot kasi gusto ko na mag-volleyball. Di ako makalabas dito sa bahay,” said Gamban. The UP freshman reminded everyone to stay at home and keep safe. “Manood na lang muna ngayon ng replay ng UAAP. ‘Wag na lumabas ng bahay,” he said. “Wag na tayo dumagdag sa problema ng LGU and government. Wah na tayong lumabas. Sa simpleng ganoon, malaking tulong na.”.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsApr 24th, 2020Related News

You Paid For It- Metro making adjustments amid coronavirus

ST. LOUIS Metro Transit is struggling under the weight of the coronavirus crisis. The agency is preparing to implement new changes on Monday. Its going to make changes on bus routes. The head of Metr.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsApr 19th, 2020Related News

Eclectic St. Louis team answers call for emergency ventilators - Metro

The first prototype was built with less than $2,000 in parts. Its two feet tall and shaped like the rounded head of an alligator......»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsApr 13th, 2020Related News