Steve Matz’s brilliance still comes with Mets concern

Steven Matz has been excellent for much of the second half and delivered another strong outing in Sunday’s 2-1 loss to the Braves, but there remains cause for concern with the left-hander, who is d…

Trump suggested nuking hurricanes: Report

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the United States, Axios reported Sunday (Aug 25). During a hurricane briefing, Mr Trump asked if it were possible to disrupt hurricanes forming off the coast of Africa by dropping a nuclear bomb in the eye of the storm, Axios wrote.

Asian Stocks Down in Early Monday Trade Amid Escalation of US-Chinese Trade War

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Asian stock markets in Tokyo and Hong Kong edge lower on Monday morning amid the escalation of trade war between the United States and China.

Iranian official Javad Zarif arrives unexpectedly at G7 amid tensions. Trump's response? 'No comment

Iranian official Mohammad Zarif arrived unexpectedly at the G7 meeting in France, a dramatic move that seemed likely to highlight U.S. isolation.

Let college kids work longer summers to pay their bills

As the dog days of summer ­meander to their end, where have all the college kids gone? They’re mostly back at school, weeks before Labor Day, during a time most of them can be banking money for the…

China state media blasts U.S. after Trump threats

Chinese state media on Monday blasted the United States after U.S. President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on goods from China and lashed out at China and ordered U.S. companies to find &q...

Asian shares slugged, bonds bought amid trade gloom

Asian shares sank on Monday as the latest salvo in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbors of sovereign bonds and gold, while slug...

Anthony Kay is joining scary ex-Mets prospect trend

Anthony Kay is inching closer toward membership in the ever-growing club of former Mets prospects who might one day come back to haunt the organization. The MLB trade deadline was just three days a…

France says it told G7 partners "early enough" of Iran's Zarif visit

France told its G7 partners of the Iranian foreign minister's surprise visit for side talks at a summit as soon as it was possible, a French official said on Sunday, after the White House said the move had surprised President Donald Trump. Asked why other countries weren't told earlier of the

NYPD cops are still doing their jobs — and keeping crime down

Last week was a bad week for crime victims and the police. Gunmen murdered five people in one night, and fears grew that in the wake of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s firing five years after Eric G…

Everything that happened over the weekend with the US-China trade war

Tensions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war escalated sharply over the last few days, with much happening as Asian markets were shut down for the weekend.

Trump gets ready to "double down" on trade war with China

The White House suggested Sunday that President Trump is prepared to "double down" on his trade war with China. The president said he had doubts about the strategy at the G-7 summit in France earlier. But officials quickly clarified that his only regret is that he hasn’t been tougher. Ben Tracy reports.

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