Luis Arraez Marlin’s trade

Luis Arraez Marlin’s trade

MIAMI – The Marlins acquired reigning American League batting champion and All-Star infielder Luis Arraez from the Twins on Friday for right-hander Pablo López and two prospects, infielder Jose Salas (No. 5 in the Marlins’ system) and outfielder Byron Chourio. The 25-year-old Arraez, who is under team control through 2025, has averaged .314 over 389 … Read more

The main risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease affect men more than women

The main risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease affect men more than women

Overview: Men with the BIN1 Alzheimer’s genetic risk factor and poor vascular health showed a greater and more rapid decline in memory than women. Source: University of Alberta Scientists at the University of Alberta have found that key risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease affect men and women very differently. “Two types of Alzheimer’s risk act … Read more

Taiwanese ex-conscripts say they feel unprepared for potential conflict in China

Taiwanese ex-conscripts say they feel unprepared for potential conflict in China

Taipei, Taiwan CNN — Growing concerns about increasingly aggressive military maneuvers by China have prompted Taiwan to extend mandatory military service for most of its young men. But former conscripts interviewed by CNN say Taipei will have to do much more to make the training effective. Outdated, boring and impractical. That was the verdict of … Read more

Brooke Shields reveals she was raped shortly after college in the documentary Pretty Baby

Brooke Shields reveals she was raped shortly after college in the documentary Pretty Baby

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 12: Brooke Shields attends MoMA’s Twelfth Annual Movie Benefit Presented by CHANEL in Honor of Laura Dern on November 12, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for MoMA) Craig Barritt/Getty Brooke Shields has never shied away from talking about the ways she was sexualized as … Read more

US home sales fall to 12-year low; glimmers of hope appear

US home sales fall to 12-year low;  glimmers of hope appear

Existing home sales fell 1.5% in December Sales fall 17.8% in 2022, the sharpest annual decline since 2008 Median house price rises by 2.3% compared to a year ago WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (Reuters) – Existing home sales in the US fell to a 12-year low in December, but falling mortgage rates fueled cautious optimism that … Read more

Super gonorrhea has reached the US

Super gonorrhea has reached the US

An illustration of Neisseria gonorrhea bacteria.Illustration: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Super gonorrhea has infected known humans in the United States for the first time. This week, public health officials in Massachusetts announced the discovery of two gonorrhea cases that appear to show increased resistance to all known classes of antibiotics that can be used against it. Fortunately, … Read more

Visit of UN top women to pressure Afghan Taliban for rights marred by security team’s poorly planned photo op

Visit of UN top women to pressure Afghan Taliban for rights marred by security team’s poorly planned photo op

The United Nations on Friday apologized for photos posted online of a senior delegation security officer posing in front of the Taliban flag during a visit to Afghanistan this week. But UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq told CBS News the photos “should never have been taken”. The inconvenient incident highlights the tightrope the international community … Read more

Elon Musk takes the stand in class action lawsuit over controversial tweet

Elon Musk takes the stand in class action lawsuit over controversial tweet

CNN — Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the stand in a California courtroom on Friday to testify in the lawsuit over his controversial 2018 “funding secured” tweet. Tesla (TSLA), Musk and corporate executives are facing a shareholder lawsuit over his infamous 2018 tweet that said he was thinking of taking Tesla (TSLA) private at a … Read more