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Sep. 26—LOS ANGELES — As the Cardinals inch nearer a playoff berth, they have a few questions they must yet confront before October arrives. Adam Wainwright's curious September is among them. The Cardinals' veteran right-hander and presumptive rotation leader going into the playoffs struggled through another grinding, laborious start, his fifth of this month. Wainwright pitched a season-low ...

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Sep. 26—RIYADH — The Ministry of Health transferred a Saudi child to the Kingdom after he suffered from a heart attack in Kuwait, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Sunday. In cooperation with the Saudi Embassy in Kuwait and other stakeholders, the child — who was on life support — was transferred on board a medical evacuation plane that belongs to the defense ministry, according to SPA. ...

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Sep. 26—The Kyrou brothers have come a long way since playing mini-stick hockey in their basement in Toronto as youngsters. That was underscored this summer when they both experienced career milestones. On July 8, younger brother Christian — a defenseman — was selected by the Dallas Stars in the second round of the NHL draft, No. 50 overall. Older brother Jordan was there in Montreal to enjoy ...

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Sep. 26—DUBAI — UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan will visit Oman on Tuesday in his second state visit since assuming presidency in May. The two-day visit comes in response to the invitation of Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, according to Emirates News Agency (WAM). During the visit, both leaders will meet to explore opportunities for increased collaboration in several sectors ...

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Sep. 26—ST. LOUIS — Robbie Montgomery worked the last day at Sweetie Pie's Upper Crust like it was any other day: in the kitchen, watching over every platter of her famous fried chicken. "I'm a hands-on person," Montgomery, 82, said Sunday shortly before she was surrounded by patrons eager for a hug and photo. "And if it's not right I'm not going to send it out." Patrons lined up down the ...

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Sep. 26—LOS ANGELES — As the former Cardinals leadoff hitter Skip Schumaker considered the team's multiple overtures last winter to return to the organization as bench coach, he was concerned about leaving this Southern California corridor and his family for so much of the year. The way his first season as a Cardinals coach has gone — teammates again with dear friends, a division lead, Albert ...

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Sep. 26—STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Sen. Chuck Schumer called for $290 million in funding to combat a deadly surge of "rainbow fentanyl" — pills designed to look like candy that officials are concerned could have a devastating impact on children. The push, said Senate Majority Leader Schumer (D-NY), would need to be included in this week's budget to keep pace with the threat, which has prompted a ...

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Sep. 26—STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — As inflation eases across the United States, the record Social Security increase planned for 2023 could be lower than expected, new predictions say. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the Consumer Price Index (CPI) — which measures inflation — rose 8.3% in August, a decrease from 8.5% in July. It marks the second month in a row where the annual ...

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Sep. 26—STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A flooding advisory was issued on Staten Island Sunday night amid heavy rain from thunderstorms rolling through the area. The National Weather Service said minor flooding is either ongoing or expected due to around one inch of rainfall that has hit portions of New Jersey and New York City. The advisory is in effect until 11:30 p.m., according to the National ...

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Sep. 26—St. Louis City2 midfielder Tomas Ostrak was born in the Czech Republic and has played in Austria and Germany, so English is not only not his first language, it's not even his second language. Still he summed up how everyone with his club felt on Sunday night as well as anyone could. "Everyone is happy," he said. Ostrak, one of the international players signed for next season's MLS ...